Closes: Sunday, June 30, 2019
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Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, sociology or related field from a regionally accredited college or university
• 2 to 4 years of higher education experience, student services, or related professional work at the post-secondary level is required
• At least one year of counseling experience or acceptable equivalent of internship and education is required.
• Experience in program development, workshop planning, and excellent presentation skills.
• Significant experience working with students of color at the post-secondary level.
• Experience/knowledge of social/cultural barriers impacting minority student involvement in Student Life.
Master’s Degree in Counseling, College Student Personnel, Education, or closely related field from a regionally accredited college or university
• 2 to 4 years of higher education experience, student services, or related professional work at the post-secondary level in programming preferred.
• At least one year of counseling experience or acceptable equivalent of internship and education in higher education is preferred.
The Assistant Director of Student Life 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 with under-served, at-risk, and minority students in Student Life, leadership, and campus activities. S/he coordinates the Minority Male Success Initiative through funds associated with the NCCCS grant, working within the grant funded budgeting guidelines, managing the budget, and providing feedback and reports as necessary for sustaining the grant. 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.
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