Assistant Director for Programming Student Affairs

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East Carolina University
Greenville, NC
Aug 02, 2022
Aug 08, 2022
Student Affairs
Position Type
Assistant Director
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
*Job Title:*Assistant Director for Programming Student Affairs
*Position Number :*500178
*Vacancy Open to :*All Candidates
*Department :*SAH Student Activ and Organizations
*Department Homepage :*
*Division :*Student Affairs
*Classification Title :*Assistant Director
*Working Title :*Assistant Director for Programming Student Affairs
*Number of Vacancies :*1
*Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :*100.00
*Full Time or Part Time :*Full Time
*Recruitment Range:*Commensurate with Qualifications
*Position Location (City) :*Greenville
*Position Type:*Non-Faculty
*Job Category :*Non-Faculty Instructional & Research
*Organizational Unit Overview:*The Division of Student Affairs actively supports the University’s missions of education, research, and service by providing comprehensive programs and services to assist each student in developing intellectually, socially, morally, and culturally. The Division anticipates students’ developmental needs throughout their collegiate experiences and promotes students development by fostering a community of learning, which encourages individual student involvement and participation. The Division of Student Affairs provides a broad range of support services, activities, and programs that seek to: Assist students in developing respect and appreciation for individual differences, interpersonal civility, and human rights. Enhance the learning environment, facilitate retention, and optimize the student experience. Accommodate the diverse needs of all students. Support a community environment that is welcoming, safe, and secure. Assist students in meeting their basic needs for housing, nutrition, and physical and emotional well-being. Provide the means for students to become active participants and leaders in their own learning. Assist students in developing logical thought processes and sound decision-making skills. Assist students in developing an appreciation of the arts. Moreover, the division seeks to contribute to the development of the whole individual by fostering in each student a deeper appreciation of the importance of life-long learning, individual responsibility, and human diversity. Through collaboration, the division provides programs and services that are grounded in theory, assessment, and sound practice.

The Department of Student Engagement houses both the Fraternity and Sorority Life office and the Student Organization Center: providing advising, support, leadership development, and resources to over 35 fraternities and sororities and more than 45 + registered student organizations.The office also supports the Student Activities Board which provides weekly programming for the campus community, plans and executes the largest campus traditions, offers leadership development for Student Activities Board members, and much more.

The Office of Student Engagement is supported by the Student Involvement and Leadership (SIL) unit within East Carolina University’s Division of Student Affairs. SIL enhances the educational experience for all students by helping to build a sense of campus community through a wide variety of programs and services for individuals and student groups. Through a broad range of co-curricular, cultural, educational, recreational, and social programs, SIL supports the university’s commitments of student success, public service, and regional transformation. The unit is composed of five departments; Student Engagement, Intercultural Affairs, Campus Recreation and Wellness, Student Transitions, and Student Centers.
*Job Duties :*The primary purpose of the Assistant Director of Programming position is to lead and advise the committees of the Student Activities Board in the areas of program planning, implementation, and evaluation. This position will aid in the holistic development of ECU students by developing, planning, promoting, staffing, and assessing a wide range of diverse events/programs for the campus community. This position will also promote student-learning objectives for all programs and services that are provided within the Department of Student Engagement. This position will implement and utilize student development theory as it relates to job responsibilities and promote the understanding of regional, state, national, and global issues.

Responsibilities and Duties

• This position will advise the President and Vice President, along with designated committees.

• Implement a diverse programming schedule that includes multiple weekly events for over 100 educational programs and shared social experiences a year.

• Maintain a knowledge of program opportunities, contact agents and artists management, negotiate program contracts, ensure program publicity, and assist with program production and house management.

• Lead the management of the Student Activities Board committee budgets and assist with the management and allocation of the full Student Activities programming budget.
• Ensure event logistics are well coordinated.

• Assist with the facilitation, planning, and coordination of annual training/retreat/leadership development opportunities for the student leaders in the Student Activities Board.

• Lead regular meetings related to the execution of Student Activities Board events.

• Create, implement, and report the assessment results that examine the effectiveness, attractiveness, relevance, and impact of the programs supported by the office and the Student Activities Board.

• Manage potential risks and resolve issues in a timely and professional manner.

• Hire, train, and supervise a graduate assistant for programming to assist with Student Activities Board programs, major events, and the office programming.

• Support late night and weekend programming initiatives.

• Support the facilitation of major events such as, but not limited to, Pirate Palooza, Halloween Havoc, and Barefoot on the Mall that happen throughout the year.

• Serve as on-site contact for various programs and events.
• Advise ECU students and staff on university policies and procedures that affect programming.

• Serve on various Divisional and University-wide committees as assigned.

• Present at national conferences and publish articles on programming, leadership development, marketing, or other areas of expertise.

• Other duties as assigned.
*Minimum Education/Experience :*Master’s degree required, in leadership education, college student affairs, higher education administration, student personnel, counseling, or related field; minimum of two years relevant experience in higher education setting. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in a theoretical foundation in the principles and practices of leadership development and student organization advisement desired. Must possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, strong organizational skills, the ability to manage multiple priorities, and the willingness to communicate and work effectively with diverse populations. Strong technical background in social media would be an asset for the successful candidate.
*License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :*N/A
*Special Instructions to Applicant :*East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
*Additional Instructions to Applicant:*In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.
*Job Open Date :*05/23/2022
*Open Until Filled:*Yes
*Initial Screening Begins :*06/06/2022
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*AA/EOE :*East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [](
*Eligibility for Employment :*Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
*Office of Human Resources Contact Information :*If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.