Assistant Director for Campus Life - Operations - (19001482)
The Office for Campus Life (OCL) coordinates a wide range of services supporting student interests and involvement. The Office for Campus Life serves as a resource for life outside of the classroom, promoting and encouraging a healthy balance between curricular and co-curricular experiences and opportunities. The staff of the Office for Campus Life is responsible for student leadership development, campus programming, student group advising and mentoring, as well as the daily operations of the Mayer Campus Center, Hayes House and Curtis Hall. Finally, the Office for Campus Life takes a leadership role in the planning and implementation of New Student Orientation.
The Assistant Director for Campus Life - Operations serves as the lead of operations for the Office for Campus Life (OCL). This position supervises a part-time Graduate Intern from September to May. The Assistant Director is responsible for all aspects of the daily operation and management of the Mayer Campus Center, OCL Office operations and two satellite student office locations, Hayes House and Curtis Hall. In addition, this position supports the management of other student organization event spaces including Curtis Hall Multipurpose Room, Sophia Gordon Multipurpose Room and Harelston Hall 051.
The Assistant Director oversees all operations of the Campus Center Information Booth including all financial systems and administers all services of the Office for Campus Life. The Assistant Director manages all aspects of the student organization ticketing system, TuftsTickets and serves as the OCL/Tufts contact to University Tickets. The Assistant Director oversees the logistics for student organization event planning and scheduling and serves as the Chair of the Event Registration Committee and the office contact for the University EMS Reservation System, which processes over 800 student organization events a year.
The Assistant Director is responsible for hiring, training, supervising and evaluation of approximately 50 OCL student employees including Building Managers, Information Booth Attendants, Event Staff and Office Assistants. Supervises Graduate Intern in managing Event Staff Managers and Event Staff team for all aspects of managing approximately 200 events a year. The Assistant Director allocates and manages student organization office space in the Mayer Campus Center, Curtis Hall, Hayes House and other various locations on campus.
The Assistant Director works closely with and serves as a liaison to several campus departments including TUPD, Dining, Catering, Space Reservations, Facilities and AV Services. The Assistant Director will serve as an advisor and member of the Board of Directors to Tufts Student Resources (TSR), including being the direct administrative contact for the Rez Cafe. The Assistant Director will meet regularly with the CEO, COO and CFO of TSR, as well as the student managers of the Rez Cafe. The Assistant Director will also serve as an advisor and member of the Board of Directors to the Leonard Carmichael Society (LCS). Will serve as a resource to the LCS executive staff and all 30 sub-groups. The Assistant Director will manage the student organization van program, working directly with the Fleet Management Office. While assisting with the needs of all student organizations, the Assistant Director will serve as a direct resource to all culturally based student organizations assisting with their event and programming needs. The Assistant Director will manage all City-Wide programming events. The Assistant Director works closely with the Associate Director - Programming, in coordinating some of the event management aspects of large all-campus annual events including Fall Gala, Fall Concert, Winter Ball, Spring Fling, Tuftonia's Day and Senior Week. During the summer months the Assistant Director will serve as an operations resource to the Undergraduate Orientation program and assist with planning and coordinating all aspects of Undergraduate Orientation and Pre-Orientation as needed.
The Assistant Director manages any summer operations in the Mayer Campus Center and serves as a resource to Alumni Relations for summer Alumni Weekend(s) and to Conference Services for summer space needs. The Assistant Director serves on the Student Affairs emergency administrator on-call system. Represents the Office for Campus Life on various University committees as needed.
Knowledge and experience as typically acquired by a Bachelor's degree and at least 2-3 years of full-time work experience in campus center operations, campus life or student activities.
Master's degree in Higher Education.
Experience planning campus events and advising and supervising students; excellent interpersonal, organizational and customer service skills; understanding of and commitment to issues of cultural diversity and college student development; demonstrated leadership, advisory, organization, and management skills.
Special Work Schedule Requirements: Some after-hours evening and weekend required depending on student events schedule.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Student Services
Organization: Office for Campus Life
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jun 10, 2019, 4:39:46 AM
Internal Number: 19001482
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