Assistant Director, Student Activities Programming

Texas A&M University

Date: Sep 23, 2022
City: Corpus Christi, TX
Salary: $50,000 / year
Contract type: Full time
Texas A&M University
Job Title Assistant Director, Student Activities Programming

Agency Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Department Student Life

Proposed Minimum Salary Commensurate

Job Location Corpus Christi, Texas

Job Type Staff

Job Description


This position is responsible for overseeing the campus activities program board, coordinating university-wide and departmental special events including Welcome Weeks, and projects/initiatives such concerts and events for students to engage in with the local community for the Student Activities department. Responsible for supervising both full time and student staff and ensuring that programs engage the campus and university community, and are planned, marketed, implemented, and assessed in accordance with university policy, with an emphasis on Risk Management.


Functional Area 1: Program Management & Operations Percent Effort: 50
  • Oversee programmatic areas including campus activities, marketing, special projects/initiatives, and collaboration with Athletics department ensuring continued growth and successful events.
  • Oversee university wide special events such as a concert series, events/programs involving athletics, and campus & community engagement. This will also include serving as chairperson for the Waves of Welcome committee.
  • Oversee the department\'s marketing & social media program.
Functional Area 2: Personnel Management Percent Effort: 20
  • Hire, schedule, train, supervise, and evaluate employees typically including but not limited to the Activity Coordinator for Athletics. And Marketing, graduate assistants, and student employees.
Functional Area 3: Administrative and Support Percent Effort: 30
  • Assist the Student Activities department management in the development of departmental budgets, goals, policies, contract administration and assessment of programs.
  • Serve as leadership in the absence of the Director/Associate Director.
  • Write, evaluate, implement, and support policies and procedures. Administer risk management for areas under supervision.
  • Serve on university councils and committees and assist with special projects.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor\'s degree.
  • Six (6) years\' experience in student affairs environment.
  • Experience in management of programs including supervision of students and/or staff, preparation and assisting in administration of budgets, contract administration, and program development.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills to be able to relate to students and to work in collaboration with various representatives from university departments and the community, multitask and develop marketing strategies.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), and other computer programs.
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings.
  • Master\'s Degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, or related field.
  • Experience in a student union and/or student activities environment including programming, advising student groups, and student development theory.
  • Experience supervising full time staff.
  • Knowledge of marketing, basic graphic design, and social media techniques.
  • $50,000/Annual
*Special Notice: This position is time sensitive and accepting applications until midnight on October 14th, 2022.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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