Asst Director Student Affairs, Austin State Univ, Nacogdoches, TX

Position Information
Job Title Assistant Director – Student Affairs Programs (Orientation)
Austin State Univ., Nacogdoches, TX
FLSA Exempt
General Job Description This is a professional position responsible for administering one or more comprehensive student affairs programming functions. Responsible for planning, developing, marketing, implementing, evaluating, and revising orientation programs, activities, initiatives, and/or events; assisting in the creation, implementation, and evaluation of department policies and procedures; and supervising assigned staff. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports to the director, Student Affairs Programs (Orientation).
Essential Job Functions 1. Oversees and provides direction for comprehensive student affairs orientation programming functions.
2. Plans, markets, implements, and evaluates programs, activities, initiatives, and/or events related to the area of responsibility, including Weeks of Welcome programs and freshman, transfer, semester, sibling, and parent orientation programs.
3. Collaborates with other university departments to plan and implement programming, activities, initiatives and/or events.
4. Recruits, hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates assigned staff, including student and graduate assistants.
5. Manages budget(s), monitors expenditures and oversees payroll function for assigned orientation programs.
6. Interprets and explains university policies and procedures related to the area of responsibility.
7. Provides university faculty and staff, students, and student organizations with information and advice related to student orientation.
8. Collects and maintains data regarding the general operation and qualitative evaluation of programming functions related to the area of responsibility.
9. Assesses programming needs and effectiveness relevant to identified student learning outcomes; develops, implements, and revises programming as appropriate.
10. Reviews current department policies and procedures and recommends changes.
11. Serves as liaison to university faculty and staff, student organizations, external organizations, and/or the general public.
12. Receives and supervises the receipt of payments from students and others for departmentally sponsored activities.
Non-Essential Job Functions 1. May represent the department on various university committees.
2. Coordinates and assists with special projects, when assigned.
3. Works evenings, nights and weekends as required.
4. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

1. Knowledge of, or the ability to learn, university policies and procedures.
2. Knowledge of student development theory, techniques and research associated with ensuring the success of diverse student populations.
3. Skill in using computer applications including spreadsheet, database and word processing software.
4. Skill in public speaking and delivering presentations to individuals and groups.
5. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
6. Ability to establish and maintain a good rapport with university faculty and staff, students, and the general public.
7. Ability to identify problems, evaluate alternatives and implement effective solutions.
8. Ability to plan, implement and evaluate programs.
9. Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work while meeting multiple deadlines.
10. Ability to work effectively and patiently with students.
11. Ability to provide support for student development with a demonstrable concern for students.
12. Ability to manage a budget and work within the constraints of that budget.
13. Ability to train and supervise others.
14. Ability to work evenings, nights and weekends, as necessary.

Physical Demands
Required Education Master’s degree in student affairs administration, higher education administration, or a related field is required.
Required Experience and Training Two years of related experience is required. Experience planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating detail-oriented projects, programs, events, and/or activities is required.
Preferred Qualifications Experience planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating new student and family programs and/or student activities programming is preferred. Supervisory experience is preferred.
Special Conditions for Eligibility This is a security-sensitive position subject to criminal record check.
This is an IT-sensitive position subject to the Computer and Network Security policy.
Min Pay Rate $36,000
Mid Pay Rate
Salary Information Salary Grade – 10
Specific Job Requirements/Duties for this Posting
Is Background Check Required? Yes
Benefit and Retirement Eligibility This position is eligible for participation in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) retirement plan, subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
EEO Statement Stephen F. Austin State University, an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, is committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, creed, color, age, national origin, religion or physical or mental disability as required by law. If, because of an impairment or disability, you need accommodation during any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 936-468-2304.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number S2018-166
Candidates Eligible to Apply Open to all qualified applicants
Number of Positions Available 1
Posted Date 06/13/2018
Review Start Date
Close Date
Work Schedule
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
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Contact Information
Contact Name Jamal Smith
Contact Phone (936)468-6641
Contact Email
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