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Assistant Director of Student Engagement

Apply now Job no: 9800
Work type: Full Time
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Categories: Staff/Administration, Student Engagement, Calendar Year (12-Month), Campus Based



Provides oversight and advises student organizations and programming boards regarding appropriate planning, execution and evaluation of events


Diversity & Inclusion 

Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.


Essential Job Functions

  • Plans, organizes and implements major departmental educational and social events to encourage student involvement and engagement
  • Manages and facilitates department events, campuswide
  • Acts as the liaison with other departments for campuswide and departmental events through providing support and resources, as needed
  • Assesses and evaluates the department's programming, activities and services and develops strategic plans for improvement
  • Creates and implements various training programs to assist student organization leaders in their professional development
  • Assess, oversee and mitigate risk for department events, occurring throughout the year
  • Assists in the preparation and monitoring of department budget
  • Supervises and develops the department staff, facilitating professional opportunities to improve individual capability and managing performance against job accountabilities, department goals and established university, campus and department policies and procedures
  • Supervises and manages student employees, as necessary, to enhance their academic and professional development
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree
  • Moderate amount of experience working in student activities or other related experience 
  • Valid U.S. driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in higher education administration or a related field of study 
  • Experience with risk mitigation for nationally recognized fraternities and sororities


Please Note:

Qualified candidates must live or relocate within a daily commuting distance of the Charlotte Campus location upon hire.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis until job posting is closed.

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