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Suny Polytechnic Institute Assistant Director of Student Involvement and Residential Programming - SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Utica, New York

Location: Utica, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Tue May 11 2021 Job Description:

Description of Duties:

The Assistant Director of Student Involvement and Residential Programming works closely with students and members of the campus community to enhance quality of campus and residential life through new and relevant programming initiatives that involve both students and faculty/staff. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: conceptualization, design, planning, implementation, and evaluation of campus wide programs and events. As part of the Student Involvement Team, the employee is expected to support functions of the Center for Student Involvement, with specific assignments to include: co-advisement of the Student Government Association, serve as the administrative point person to all student organizations and clubs, serve as the advisor to Wildcat Media, advisement of the Commuter Student Association, student event management including approving room reservations, serving as the liaison to facilities for event set up, reviewing and approving event details and event marketing and providing on-site support of events and facilities and equipment when appropriate, organization and club advisor training and maintaining records of advisor training certification, creating, planning, executing and evaluating diversity, equity and inclusion programming sponsored by Student Involvement and Residential Life and establishing and facilitating community service opportunities for students.

The Assistant Director is a live on position, with provided furnished apartment. The Assistant Director will serve in the after-hours and weekend rotation for the Division of Student Affairs and will have significant responsibility for events and activities that occur at night and on weekends. Summer months will include responsibilities for team execution of student orientation programs and support of summer conferences.

Other reasonable duties as assigned;.

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor's Degree from college or University accredited by the US Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization.

  • The ability to manage a variety of projects and responsibilities.

  • Experience with diverse populations.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Ability to work independently is a must.


  • A Master's Degree, preferably in student personnel, with progressive experience in the management and administration of student activities or a student union.

Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population. This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check; this position may require annual checks.

Additional Information:

SUNY Polytechnic Institute offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance.

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