Assistant Director Student Affairs

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Yale University
New Haven, CT
Jan 23, 2023
Feb 02, 2023
Student Affairs
Position Type
Assistant Director
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
Essential Duties
  • Manages and leads research on various federal rules and regulations as well as University policies and procedures to resolve problems and determine the best course of action for the functional area. 2. Recommends course of action to higher authority for the handling and disposition of problems related to the functional area. 3. Counsels faculty, students and staff on issues related to administrative operations of the University function and areas of concern for the function. 4. Manages statistical and analytical information regarding office activities and areas of operational and administrative concern for the function. 5. Leads in long-range planning for the office activities of a specific functional area. 6. Interprets and administers various University and federal policies and regulations. 7. Disseminates accurate and up-to-date information regarding areas of concern. 8. Formulates and establishes policies regarding area's function. 9. Manages a staff of exempt and non-exempt employees. 10. May perform other duties as assigned.

  • Required Education and Experience

    Minimum requirement of Bachelor's Degree in related field and three years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.

    Background Check Requirements

    All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. For additional information on the background check requirements and process visit "Learn about background checks" under the Applicant Support Resources section of Careers on the It's Your Yale website.

    Position Focus:

    Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, the Assistant Director of Student Affairs (AD) is responsible for working with all aspects of extracurricular and co-curricular student life with a focus on undergraduate student organizations and leadership development. The AD serves as the primary liaison for hundreds of official and unofficial student organizations, designs and directs leadership training, organization development education, and practical skills training for student groups, helps to develop policy regarding organizations, tracks student group compliance issues, coordinates with Yale College offices in regards to organization activities, status, and policy compliance, and coordinates with the Yale College Business Office and the student funding board to manage financial transactions for the organizations. The AD provides the primary support for class councils and the Yale College Council and helps to manage their events, including Spring Fling. The AD works closely and in collaboration with other members of the Yale College Dean's Office, cultural centers, student engagement, residential colleges, and Yale College students. The AD oversees hiring, training, and routine work of the Student Organizations Consultants, a group of students focused on supporting registered undergraduate student organizations. The AD also assists with other Yale College Dean's Office projects, including housing, major events, and other areas.

    Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

    Strong preference for applicants with an advanced degree in a relevant academic or professional field, or equivalent work experience. Experience with student organizations, undergraduate student affairs, and university administration. Experience with the Yale College community/Yale undergraduates. Experience with IT project management.

    Posting Disclaimer

    The intent of this is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.