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Assistant Director Alvarez College Union

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Categories: Staff
Department: College Union

Davidson College is recruiting an Assistant Director of the Alvarez College Union.  This position is responsible to develop and administer the Alvarez College Union's social and cultural programs in partnership with students, to support student organizations in their programming efforts and the leadership development of their officers, to advise student leaders charged with presenting programs for the student body and provide leadership around major annual campus social events, Charlotte excursions, major concerts, and the performing arts. The Assistant Director also serves as a special resource to the College's Public Lectures Committee and a liaison to the Friends of the Arts programs, contributes to the office's commitment to and implementation of OrgSync and supervises the Program Advisor in their Student Activities Office duties.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration or College Student Development
  • At least 3 years of experience advising college students in student programming and/or leadership development
  • Strong computer skills, especially in the areas of word processing, student organization management systems, and communication tools.
  • Successful candidates must possess an appreciation for the liberal arts, the ability to work independently, and excellent communication skills. Candidates should also be detail-oriented and problem-solvers. The candidate must possess excellent rapport with students, faculty, and staff and administrative management skills and must demonstrate creativity, imagination and innovative skills in advising students and have significant experience in presentation of large-scale events.

Preferred Qualifications:

Relevant experience greater than 5 years and a comprehensive understanding of student development theory and knowledge of best practices for the administration of student activities and new student and family programs is highly preferred.

To apply:

Please apply online ( http://employment.davidson.edu )and submit a resume and cover letter with your application by March 5, 2017.

Davidson College is a highly selective, independent liberal arts college located in Davidson, North Carolina, that has graduated 23 Rhodes Scholars and is consistently ranked in the top ten liberal arts colleges in the country. Faculty of Davidson College enjoy a low student-faculty ratio, emphasis on and appreciation of excellence in teaching, and a collegial, respectful atmosphere that honors academic achievement and integrity.  Davidson is strongly committed to achieving excellence and cultural diversity, and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the college's mission.

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Assistant Director Alvarez College Union
Develop and administer the Alvarez College Union’s social and cultural programs in partnership with students.