Center for Student Involvement Assistant Program Director

first_imgCenter for Student Involvement Assistant ProgramDirectorJob no: 527257Work type: Officer of AdministrationLocation: Eugene, ORCategories: Administrative/Professional, StudentLife/ServicesDepartment: Erb Memorial UnionAppointment Type and Duration: Regular,OngoingSalary: $43,000 – $48,000 per yearCompensation Band: OS-OA05-Fiscal Year2020-2021FTE: 1.0Application Review BeginsApril 12, 2021; position open until filledSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsFor the complete position description and duties please email:[email protected] andreference Center for Student Involvement, Assistant ProgramDirector.For consideration, applicants should submit:Cover letter which expresses your interest in the position;describe how your skills, abilities, and experiences meet theminimum and preferred qualifications and professional competenciescontained within the job announcementCurrent resume, which includes dates of employmentAnswers to the following supplemental questions:1. Why are student activities and student organizations importantto a college campus and the student experience?2. Describe a program or event you managed, including size, budget,goals, and results. What best practices did you use to guide theprocess? How can you share this with or teach this to students atvarying levels of experience and knowledge? How would you changeyour approach for student organizations that you do not interactwith on a regular basis?3. The Division of Student Life is committed to creating amulticultural organization that actively respects, includes, andengages everyone. What does this mean to you and how, if you wereselected as the successful candidate, will you help us meet thisgoal? Further, how will you encourage and develop a commitment toinclusivity among the students with whom you will be working?As part of the application process applicants will be asked toprovide the name and contact information for at least threeprofessional references, one of which must be a current or mostrecent supervisor (if not currently employed). Candidates will benotified prior to references being contacted.Department SummaryThe Erb Memorial Union (EMU) is a department of the Division ofStudent Life. The EMU is a multifaceted auxiliary service thatemploys over 90 professional staff and 400 student staff, andserves over 15 thousand daily users during the academic year. TheEMU welcomes students, faculty, staff, the community and visitorsto campus, and its mission is to provide learning experiences andopportunities for personal growth in an open, inclusive, andresource-rich community where students and staff collaborate toinspire and sustain extraordinary programs and services thatpromote diversity and social interaction. The EMU is studentcentered and is operated in collaboration with a student Board, whoare actively involved in determining the character and scope of thedepartment and approve the budget recommendations of all EMUservices and programs.The Center for Student Involvement (CSI) focuses on two main areas:Resource Center and Student Activities BoardThe CSI Resource Center is a unique collaborative programbetween the EMU and ASUO. Both ASUO student organizations and otherUO student organizations will have access to advising, training,and resources in a space which they can call home. Our Vision is tobe a hub of information and resources where student organizationscan create, build, and connect students through fun events,services, and traditions.The Student Activities Board, through multiple teams, createsevents that are desired by the UO student population and providestudents with opportunities for social and intellectualdevelopment. Event content will vary from themed parties tointimate concerts; they will include long standing traditions andadaptive new creations all to fill the needs of UO Students.Position SummaryThe Assistant Program Director is a staff member of the Center forStudent Involvement (CSI) and reports to the CSI Program Director.The purpose of this position is to advise student leaders on theStudent Activities Board in the creation of high-quality events,including late night and weekend events, primarily designed toengage University of Oregon students 24/7.Additionally, they will serve as a resource and active member ofthe larger Student Union Programs Staff. The position also servesas a creator of and an advocate for development of social, campusclimate and current event programming. In this role, the individualwill have a high level of decision making that has the potential toimpact campus-wide and community audiences. Contact with communityand media is anticipated to be significant and impactful. Theposition is responsible for oversight of budget, implementation ofcontracts, and supervision of GTFs, student employees, interns, andvolunteers. This position will hire, direct, schedule, evaluate,train, and manage the activities of student staff and volunteers.They will also assist in the selection process for studentscholarship positions.This position will require working occasional nights and/orweekends to fulfil special projects and events.Minimum RequirementsMaster’s degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, orsimilar field (must be completed prior to start date) ORBachelor’s Degree and three years of experience managingprograms and services in a higher education settingANDOne year of experience of event planning andmanagementOne year of experience of advising students or studentorganizationsProfessional CompetenciesStrong interpersonal skillsStrong customer service skillsStrong presentation and public relation skills with the abilityto give public presentations and adjust communication toappropriate audiencesAbility to work with, guide, advise, and supervise students andstaffKnowledge of and experience with culturally entrenchedprograming as it relates to student experienceDemonstrated experience with and/or commitment to workingeffectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, in supportof an inclusive and welcoming environmentSelf-motivated and detail-orientedDemonstrated ability with project managementPreferred QualificationsA proven record of budget management and revenue generationexperienceExperience creating or facilitating internships in eventmanagement, student affairs or leadership developmentOne year of supervision experience of student or professionalstaffFLSA Exempt: YesAll offers of employment are contingent upon successfulcompletion of a background inquiry.The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefitspackage to eligible employees, including health insurance,retirement plans and paid time off. For more information aboutbenefits, visit To apply, visit The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmativeaction institution committed to cultural diversity and compliancewith the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individualsto apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protectedstatus, including veteran and disability status. The University iscommitted to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants andemployees with disabilities. To request an accommodation inconnection with the application process, please contact us [email protected] or 541-346-5112.UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex,national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status,disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity,and gender expression in all programs, activities and employmentpractices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, andpolicies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may bereferred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil RightsCompliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information,related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on thestatement ofnon-discrimination.In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon preparesan annual report on campus security and fire safety programs andservices. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report isavailable online at jeid-dff9d9b7ae492f46b87d42af19150399last_img

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