• Assistant Director for Programming

    Posted: 11/17/2022

    Full Job Description
    Location: Newport, RI Category: Education Posted On: Wed Nov 16 2022 Job Description:

    The Office of Student Engagement (OSE) promotes student success and engagement by focusing on three areas: co-curricular learning, leadership, and student development. This role is a full time, 12-month, live-in position which, include program management and hosting events late evening and night on campus/off campus.

    The Assistant Director for Programming will enhance the quality of campus life at Salve Regina University by creating co-curricular opportunities for students. The Assistant Director will also support the overall efforts of the Office of Student Engagement and the division of Student Affairs by creating a comprehensive calendar of events while collaborating with various departments on campus and off-campus vendors.

    Programming Model:
    Design, implement, and evaluate a diverse schedule of a weekend and late-night programming in collaboration with various departments across campus and student clubs and organizations
    Effectively communicate with vendors, performers, agents, and on and off campus stakeholders
    Ensure that programs efforts attract a diverse student population
    Serve as chair of committees for Fall Festival Weekend, Spring Weekend, Senior Week, and other campus-based traditions
    Complete an annual assessment of the programming model and research best practices to support student engagement and development

    Student Clubs and Organizations

    Assist Student Government Association (SGA) with all planning efforts for the Fall and Spring Involvement Fairs
    Promote student involvement in co-curricular activities and student knowledge surrounding the benefits of involvement
    Design and implement a student club and organization Fall and Spring leadership development training that supports new and returning student leaders
    Update and maintain the student leader and advisor manuals
    Support student clubs and organizations in the achievement of their missions
    Oversee student organization event planning: advising, safety/liability issues, contract negotiation/execution, budgets, and evaluation
    Provide leadership development and event training for student leaders
    Approve student expenditures, tracks expenses, and effectively manage assigned budgets
    Serve as the primary advisor for the Campus Activities Board (CAB)
    Advise Campus Activities Board committee directors, activities of their respective committees, and attend all leadership meetings of the organization

    Student Engagement Platforms

    Serve as our main point of contact for our Seahawk Connection (A Campus Labs/Anthology product) engagement platform
    Monitor and maintain all event entry into Seahawk Connection
    Provide education and training for student leaders, advisors, and staff members on Seahawk Connection
    Coordinate a social media calendar for all events hosted by OSE and other campus partners with the assistance of the OSE Social Media Manager

    General Office Functions

    Assist in the daily operations the Office of Student Engagement and Gerety Hall
    Assist with the hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation of the Student Engagement student staff
    Prepare and monitor student activities and programming budgets, monitor expenditures, process purchase orders and invoices
    Maintain inventory and usage of programming supplies and equipment
    Manage all R25live room bookings and catering needs for OSE events and clubs & organizations
    Assist with the execution and participation in university-wide yield programs and events, including open houses, Connection Day, and other traditional programs
    Work major events for the Office of Student Engagement, including Fall/Spring concerts, Fall Festival Weekend, Spring Weekend, Orientation, and Senior Week
    Assist in office-wide assessments efforts of student engagement learning outcomes
    Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Student Engagement

    Valid driver's license required.

    The incumbent is not subject to adverse environmental conditions.

    Job Requirements:
    Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree in student personnel, higher education administration, counseling or a similar field with progressively responsible leadership experience in Student Affairs preferred. Working knowledge of student development theory and its application in the workplace. Ability to plan, implement and evaluate student activity programs. Ability to apply budgetary and fiscal planning techniques within financial constraints. Strong record of student advocacy and productive and collaborative working relationships across campus are required. Ability to support and identify the needs of diverse populations. Strong oral and written communication skills. Sound organizational skills with attention to detail.

    Additional Information:
    Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including:

    health and dental coverage
    life insurance
    long-term disability
    403B plan
    tuition benefits and more

    Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.

    Interested parties may apply here.

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