Assistant Director, Student Organizations - 502220
***Application review will begin October 17, 2022 SUMMARY:
The Assistant Director for Student Organizations is an integral team member of the Student Engagement team within the Center for Student Involvement. The Assistant Director for Student Organizations will have primary oversight of 170+ registered student organization (170+), serves as the primary advisor to the Student Organization Budget Allocation Committee (SOBAC), and is the primary contact for the student organization management software.
Student Organization Advising and Programming:
- Provides leadership to approximately 170+ student organizations regarding effective management of organizations and their activities, which includes advising organizations on the University recognition process, budget procedures, and compliance with University policies and operations
- Partners with staff within Fraternity and Sorority Life, University Recreation (Sports Clubs), and the Chaplaincy (religious organizations) to maintain a comprehensive registered student organization program
- Provides development and implementation of the University's student organization management software, including technological expertise and training of students and staff
- Contributes to the planning, development, implementation and assessment of student organization leadership training
- Co-leads the Student Development Committee, a committee comprised of faculty, staff and students, whose responsibility is recognition and topics of student organizations.
- Serves as the University administrator and primary advisor to the Student Organization Budget and Appropriations Committee (SOBAC) and oversees the SOBAC application, hearings, and allocation process of $175,000 to student organizations
- Facilitates and reconciles purchasing cards and statements monthly including distribution, reconciliation, and budget management for 170 registered student organizations
- Supervises, trains and evaluates the student budget managers within the Center for Student Involvement
Office related duties:
- Serves as a WELL 100: Introduction to Collegiate Life instructor for one section per semester
- Serves on a variety of university and divisional committees, as determined by the Associate Director for Student Engagement and Director of Student Involvement
- Other duties as assigned by the Associate Director for Student Engagement
- Serves as primary liaison with the Accounting, Controller's and the Office of Planning and Budget.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
- Student-centered approach to work and strong ability to work with historically underrepresented students
- Knowledge of and experience working with student organization management software
- Understands the fundamentals to event and program planning
- High level of attention to detail
- Communicate effectively with faculty, staff, students, parents, and external community partners
- Collaborate, co-create, and build partnerships offices and students
- Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, changing environment
- Required: Must have a valid Driver's License and be able to produce a driving record with a minimum of 3 years of driving history in good standing
- Bachelor's degree preferred
- 1-3 years in working with student organizations, budget management, and/or student leaders is required. Experience working with event or programming planning and implementation is preferred.
- Full-time, exempt position
- Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; 7.75 hrs./day; 38.75 hrs./week
- Working evenings and on weekends is a requirement of the position
Pay Grade 6 (Hiring Range $44,775.00 to $59,325.00 annually) COVID-19:
The University of Richmond requires COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, faculty, and staff. The University allows exemptions to this requirement for religious, medical and strong personal conviction reasons. All newly hired employees must report their status within the first two weeks of employment. ABOUT UR
At the University of Richmond, we're creative, inclusive, and determined. We're Spiders, and our mission is to create positive change in the UR community and beyond. Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond ( www.richmond.edu ) blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. There's only one place like Richmond.
UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE
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