Assistant Director

Slippery Rock University - Slippery Rock, PA4.3

The Robert M. Smith Student Center is a community gathering space that hosts numerous meetings and events each year. The Assistant Director of the Robert M. Smith Student Center is responsible for all daily operations of the Student Center. The Assistant Director serves as the primary point of contact for university faculty, staff, and students for all Student Center services. The Assistant director supervises two graduate assistants and approximately 30 student assistants and insures that the department provides educational and entertaining programming to enhance the campus environment and student development.

Some of the specific duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1.Creating a learning environment that is inclusive, accessible, adaptable for a variety of events.
2. Collaborate with other university offices, including catering, police, housekeeping, maintenance, etc. regarding special event service and facility needs.
3. Create and implement specific programming initiatives for the Commuter student population, working collaboratively with other campus departments.
4. Create a positive working environment through employee recognition and reward program,
5. Establish the Student Center information Desk as a central location for accessing information about programs and services of the Student Center,
6. Utilize social media platforms to advertise and promote programs.
7. Assist with the coordination and implementation of evaluation and assessment activities to measure the usage, impact, effectiveness and outcomes of all Student Center programs and services.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelors degree and two years of work-related experience

Preferred Qualifications
Masters Degree; work experience in Student Affairs & Higher Education; experience in event logistics; supervisory experience; marketing experience; and working with diverse populations.

Posting Detail Information
Posting Date 09/11/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Notice of Non-Discrimination
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, age/or veteran status in its programs or activities in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Vice President of Diversity and Equal Opportunity/Title IX Coordinator
305 Old Main Building
104 Maltby Avenue
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Respect for Individuals in the Community
Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please provide three professional references in the application. Official transcripts required prior to employment.

Recommended candidate will be required to complete criminal background checks, including Act 34 (State Police); Act 151 (Child Abuse); and Federal Criminal (FBI) clearance prior to appointment.

Full consideration given to applications received by October 5, 2018.