Assistant Director, Student Organizations

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Baltimore, MD, USA

College Graduates

US$96.5-96.5k (annually)



Sep 2

Assistant Director, Student Organizations General Summary: This position is responsible for supporting the Leadership Engagement & Experiential Development Office's efforts, primarily in student organization advising. The Assistant Director for Student Organizations is part of a professional staff team in the Leadership Engagement & Experiential Development Office, a unit within the Department of Student Life. The Leadership Engagement & Experiential Development Office provides programs, services, and advising to enhance the campus life experience for students and others in the University community. The Assistant Director for Student Organizations is responsible for providing strategic leadership for the student organization program and advising student organizations and committees, coordinating the student engagement platform, Hopkins Groups, and serving as a conduit for facilitating student involvement on campus. The Assistant Director establishes and maintains cooperative and collaborative working relationships with students, staff, faculty, and community members. This position reports to the Associate Director of Leadership Engagement & Experiential Development. Evening and weekend hours are to be expected during peak seasons. The Assistant Director must plan to live within 15-20 minutes driving distance of campus and will be included in the Dean of Student Life on-call rotation as a secondary responder. Essential Job Functions: Strategic Initiatives and Assessment (25%} Create and communicate a compelling and unifying vision for undergraduate and graduate student organizations that builds community and generates excitement, enthusiasm, and engagement. Conduct comprehensive assessments of programs and services to ascertain achievement of learning outcomes as set by the Leadership Engagement & Experiential Development and Category Coordinator teams. Assess campus community interests, needs, resources, and national trends in student organization programs. Participate in evaluating and developing student programs and policies related to student organizations and recommend changes based on the needs, interests, and national trends. Oversee the construction, implementation, and maintenance of the student engagement platform and student organization engagement database, also known as Hopkins Groups. Supervision and Advising (25%} Assist in recruiting, training, supervising, and evaluating two to four student organization interns who coordinate the planning and implementation of student organization events and support of the student engagement platform, Hopkins Groups. Assist in the recruitment, selection, training, supervision, and evaluation of one graduate assistant who aids in managing the student engagement platform, communicating with the student organization community, and managing relevant projects. Serve as an advisor and liaison to various student clubs and organizations and advise individual students and student groups in event planning and management concerning university policy and event risk management. Maintain regular contact with student leaders to develop responsible decision-making, assess student interests, respond to student needs, and anticipate student programming/leadership issues. Collect information about available programs and resources and advise student groups on which programs may best suit their interests/needs. Advise and meet weekly with one Student Government Association Class Council each year. Advise and meet weekly with the Student Government Association's Student Organization Committee. Monitor student organization compliance with all university and LEED policies and procedures. Monitor student organization program budgets and work with the Leadership Engagement & Experiential Development Budget Specialist to help groups manage finances. Assist student leaders and their organizations in resolving conflicts as they arise. Meet regularly with student organization leaders; attend a variety of organization meetings and events as possible. Conduct assessment on advising and develop a plan for supporting student organizations through content advisement. Program Development and Implementation (20%} Direct the implementation of a comprehensive, multi-day Student Involvement Week program, which takes place during the spring semester. Design and implement an involvement guide to help students plan their engagement at JHU. Assist with the Leadership Weekend planning committee Coordinate and implement the annual Student Involvement Fair encompassing over 400 student organizations Develop a series of informative workshops for prospective student organizations seeking university recognition Work with the Associate Director of Leadership Development to plan and implement a series of workshops that will provide resources and training to student organization leadership Collaboration and Relationship Building (15%} Serve on the Category Coordinator Team. Work collaboratively with Student Life, Academic & Student Services staff, Athletics & Recreation, and other departments to design and implement a successful student organization management system. Communications, Web Technology, and Marketing (10%} Develop and implement a communication plan to serve new students, including web and hard copy publications such as newsletters, brochures, websites, etc. Collaborate with university partners to maintain, enhance, and update Hopkins Groups, the LEED website, and other forms of communications/marketing. Other Duties as Assigned (5%} Serve on committees as assigned. Represent the office for open houses, orientations, etc. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree Three years related experience Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula Preferred Qualifications Master's degree in Higher Education, Student Personnel, or related field. Minimum of three or more years of progressively responsible experience in student affairs. Direct involvement and/or working experience with student organizations in a college setting is preferred. Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Demonstrate knowledge of the educational role and philosophy of experiential learning and understand student development and leadership theory and practices. The Assistant Director must demonstrate a strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Well-developed written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrate the ability to relate to students, faculty, staff, and the public. Ability to work in a fast-paced, student-oriented environment. Demonstrate analytical and critical thinking skills. Demonstrate leadership and collaborative skills. Ability to develop and implement short and long-range plans to meet program needs. Computer skills in Microsoft Office, Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint. Proficiency in Collegiate Link, Org Sync, and/or other common student organization management platforms Knowledge of Web authoring, desktop publishing, and Outlook is a plus. About JHU The Johns Hopkins University was America's first research university, founded to expand knowledge and put that knowledge to work for the good of humanity. Today, Johns Hopkins has approximately 6,500 faculty, 6,200 undergraduate students, and 17,600 graduate students across 230- degree programs at the baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral levels. JHU has multiple campuses in Baltimore and campuses serving graduate students in DC, Italy, and China. Johns Hopkins stands alone among top research universities in its extraordinary commitment of attention and resources to ensuring student success and particularly those from first-generation or limited-income {FLI) backgrounds, making bold, sustained, and dramatic investments in the student experience over the last 15 years. Student Affairs at JHU Student Affairs on the Homewood campus is made up of 23 departments ranging from Residential Life, Dining, Athletics and Campus Recreation to Student Engagement, Student Conduct, StudentTransitions and Family Programs, Center for Student Success, Center for Social Concern, and University Student Services administrative units like Human Resources, IT, and Communications. Student Affairs at Johns Hopkins educates beyond the classrooms, helping students to deepen their self-awareness, develop relationships, nurture inclusion, and find fulfillment in the collegiate experience to ensure lifelong success and meaningful contributions to our global community. Our commitment to the 'Aspirations for Student Learning' defines our culture, which is critical in helping us fulfill our mission. We challenge, encourage, and support students to: Live with curiosity Deepen self-awareness Engage in meaningful collaboration Grow in confidence Practice responsible leadership Student Affairs enjoys a close relationship with Academic Affairs at JHU and has shared responsibility for delivering on one of the University's highest priorities: ensuring that highly talented students from a wide range of backgrounds, regardless of their ability to pay, thrive during and after their time at JHU. We work closely with our colleagues in Student Health and Well-Being, Academic Affairs, Integrated Learning and Life Design, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to ensure students can take full advantage of all that JHU offers. Our team seeks student-centered, success-oriented professionals who want to make a difference in students' lives. Ideal candidates in Student Affairs are curious, solution-seeking, can-do, and committed to all persons' dignity and equity. If you enjoy student-centered work focused on building relationships and fostering a community that is rarely the same day-to-day, engage with college students and colleagues in-person and virtually, and have an entrepreneurial spirit, we want you to join us Hopkins Student Affairs Statement on Inclusion, Community, and Excellence At Johns Hopkins, we strive to be a model of a pluralistic society in which we acknowledge, embrace, and engage diverse identities, perspectives, and experiences. We seek to build and buttress an inclusive intellectual and physical environment to ensure that all community members know with certainty that they belong at Johns Hopkins, and we aspire to equitably share the benefits and burdens of dismantling persistent systemic barriers to individual and communal success. Hopkins Student Affairs is committed to fostering a welcoming and inclusive community for students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds: We believe that diversity is inherent to excellence and that our community members' broad diversity of talents, cultures, identities, and experiences is core to our ability to deliver exceptional student development and learning experiences. We strive to support a student experience where academic, leadership, and community engagement opportunities spur discovery and learning, encourage respect for and value the perspectives of others, and foster a sense of belonging and connection across our students, broader university, and Baltimore community. We strive to create a learning environment where our students feel invited to learn from and contribute to the learning of others by sharing and honoring each other's perspectives, identities, cultures, talents, and experiences. Hopkins Student Affairs seeks to hire and support the professional development of colleagues who are equity-minded, demonstrate a commitment to inclusion, share a keen understanding of the importance of our identity as a diverse community of learners, are poised to contribute to our efforts to support student learning and offer robust leadership development and community engagement opportunities; and can contribute to our efforts to foster student connection and a sense of belonging across our university. Classified Title: Student Services Administrator Job Posting Title (Working Title): Assistant Director, Student Organizations Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MC Starting Salary Range: Min $46,560 - Max $81,650 ($60,000 budgeted; commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5:00 pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department name: 10001414-Leadership, Engmt., and Exp Learning Personnel area: University Student Services Total Rewards The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date. The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function. The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion . Equal Opportunity Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EEO is the Law Learn more: Accommodation Information If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at . For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit . Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit and all other JHU applicants should visit . The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. 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