Director, Assistant, Student Life

Director, Assistant, Student Life


Guilford Technical Community College
601 East Main Street
Jamestown, NC 27282
Phone: 336-334-4822

Job Location

Jamestown, NC


Commensurate with experience



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Closes: Thursday, December 2, 2021

Target Start Date

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Education Required:

Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Education, or closely related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution 

Experience Required:

  • 1 to 3 years’ experience with student activities in higher education, student services, or related professional work at the post-secondary level is required 
  • Experience in program development, workshop planning, and excellent presentation skills.
  • Experience/knowledge of social/cultural barriers impacting student involvement in Student Life.

Preferred Qualifications

Education Preferred:

Master’s Degree in Counseling, Higher Education, College Student Personnel, or closely related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution 

Experience Preferred:

  •  2-4 years of higher education experience, student services or related professional work at the post secondary level
  • Significant experience working with students of color at the post-secondary level

Position Description

The Assistant Director performs tasks related to planning, organizing and supervising the delivery of co-curricular and extra-curricular programs for students.  The Assistant Director works in conjunction with the Director of Student Life coaching/mentoring and developing campus student leaders from the Student Government Association and various clubs. Provides consultation to clubs regarding their activities and community service initiatives.  Develops, plans, and implements a variety of co-curricular and extra-curricular programming activities designed to provide adult students with opportunities for personal growth and leadership development. The Assistant Director is responsible for developing programming that meets the needs of our diverse student body through engagement in Student Life, leadership, and campus activities.  S/he supervises eight student leaders in the Student Government Association overseeing/contributing to the planning, organization, promotion, and evaluation of events on all GTCC campuses: Jamestown, High Point, Cameron Campus, Greensboro and three Aviation campuses as well as work with the online student community for student engagement.  The Assistant Director will work with the Director to expand student activities throughout the summer.  S/he will plan, coordinate, execute, and assess educational, leadership, and social development opportunities for students throughout the entire calendar year in support of college-wide retention initiatives.  Works closely with the Director to establish departmental goals and objectives and works to support those objectives through programming and developing assessment tools for programs presented throughout the academic year. Work with the Director to compile and analyze data related to student participation and program evaluation, working with our online community for student engagement.  

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