1.Direct, plan and implement a comprehensive, year‐long program of student activities (highlighted by extensive weekend programming) that meets the social needs of a diverse student population and that contributes to growth and development of students. Provide a full and enriching calendar of events during each semester. Work closely with the Weekend Programming Board, Residence Life, the Office of Faith and Action, Fine Arts, RecSports, Multicultural Affairs, the Center for Social Impact, the Dyson Wellness Center, and Athletics to coordinate opportunities for student involvement that meet the needs and interests of a diverse student population. Generate and market avenues for students, faculty and staff members and student groups to become actively involved in campus events and activities. Collaborate with the business office staff to ensure timely and professional completion of contracts and check requests for activities and events.
2.Co-coordinate and co-facilitate, along with the Director of Student Involvement and Transition Programs, the execution of large‐scale events and programs including first-year and transfer orientation, welcome week, homecoming week, springfest, and family weekend.
3.Facilitate and coordinate the Collaboration Team, a strategic gathering of campus event planners to ensure a robust, diverse, and coordinated weekend schedule. Ensure all necessary planning details are well communicated and shared across campus.
4.Oversee the hiring, training, supervision, support, and evaluation of students to operate the Harold and Eva White Activities Center. The work of the Activities Center desk staff includes assisting callers and visitors by providing information about scheduled events and other subjects; issuing tickets to events, collecting fees where appropriate; managing sign‐up sheets for participation in events; collecting and distributing internal mail; directing callers and visitors to others; recording and forwarding messages; maintaining a professional and orderly office and activities center environment; dispatching students to assist with building set up and clean up; and recording and forwarding messages. Ensure that relevant displays, signage, and publication racks are keep orderly, up to date, and supplied.
5.Provide oversight and guidance to student organizations on campus. Coordinate the student organization registration and re‐registration process for approximately 65 student organizations. Communicate with student organizations and their advisor's policy, procedure, and budgeting information. Deliver administrative advising and event coordination assistance for all student organizations.
6.Train and support student organization advisors and create/maintain a leadership training program for student organization officers. Ensure specific attention is paid to training student leaders and advisors on risk management responsibilities and guarantee student organization events are properly registered, staffed, resourced, and administered. Collaborate with risk management experts in business affairs on questions concerning safety and appropriateness of student organization activities and events.
7.Oversee the Student Involvement pages for both the external and internal website ensuring accuracy, accessibility, and usefulness of information presented electronically. Develop innovative mechanisms for communicating with students and the campus community regarding involvement opportunities and events.
8.Hire, train, supervise and evaluate the Marketing Interns for Student Involvement. Ensure that all social media, office newsletters and print media is executed efficiently and effectively, paying close attention to the needs of all student constituencies on campus. 9.Lead all efforts regarding the online student engagement tracking system. Maintain, update and train the campus community on the platform. Market this student engagement tool to students, faculty, and staff as a way of learning about activities and events on campus. Ensure student organization information is accurate and encourage all student engagement to be tracked on the platform.
10.Maintain the online calendar that facilitates the scheduling of specific spaces within the Harold and Eva White Activities Center spaces. Work with the sponsoring department, organization, or agency to determine the appropriate configuration of furniture and equipment for each event. Relay this information to the necessary set‐up crews. 11.Supervise a graduate assistant as assigned by the Director of Student Involvement and Transition Programs. 12.Serve on and/or chair department-wide or campus-wide committees as designated by the Director of Student Involvement and Transition Programs 13.Maintain a cooperative relationship with various offices including, but not limited to, athletics, admissions, alumni/development, residence life, business operations, the business office, and the other offices in the student affairs division and across campus. 14.Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of Student Involvement and Transition Programs.
A Bachelor's degree is required. Master's degree in student personnel/higher education or a related area from an accredited institution preferred.
A minimum of (1) one to (3) three years of experience in student activities and/or an office environment particularly where dealing directly with students or the public is required. Experience in event planning and in working with diverse student population is preferred.
To direct and provide quality programs, events and activities for students with the goal of improving student retention and enriching the social and intellectual lives of students in a way that contributes to their personal development. To train students to oversee the day‐to‐day operation of the Harold and Eva White Activities Center. To anticipate problems, reconcile conflicts, and maintain a nurturing and challenging environment for students' involvement.
Internal Number: 7120
About North Central College
North Central College, founded in 1861, is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of 3000 students located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville, within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station. For information about the College, please visit the website at https://www.northcentralcollege.edu.