Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is now hiring an Assistant Director for Campus Activities in the Student Engagement & Student Union department at the Daytona Beach campus. This position will support and develop campus programs and productions that contribute to a lively and welcoming campus community. The Assistant Director will advise the university’s student programming board, Touch-N-Go Productions. In addition, this position will be responsible for the planning and implementation of department-sponsored campus involvement programs, including regular smaller-scale programs as well as specific events within large-scale programs such as Homecoming, Orientation, and Blue & Gold Week. Additionally, the Assistant Director will be responsible for the Bonus Bucks incentive program for campus involvement.
Responsibilities include the following:
Involvement Programs: Design, coordinate, and implement involvement programs across the year, including late-night programming, joint programming with other campus departments, and incentive programs. Engage students in designing the content and in marketing the programs to fellow students.
Develop and lead regular small-scale programs in the Union, such as game nights, trivia, music, and DIY snacks.
Collaborate with other campus departments, such as Residence Life and Intramurals/Rec Sports, to provide co-curricular programs that support community-building, wellness, and student success.
Work as part of a team on major department programs such as Orientation, Homecoming, and Blue and Gold Week, the campus spirit week. Organize and oversee several components of these larger programs. Collaborate with other departments to sustain important campus traditions and develop new ones.
Lead and develop the Bonus Bucks incentive program. Coordinate with other departments to provide a strong array of programs within the Bonus Bucks system.
Touch-N-Go Productions: Advise the campus programming board and support their ability to offer a range of appealing acts and programs. Provide ongoing individual and group development through advising, retreats, and pre-orientation training sessions.
Attend the weekly Executive Board meetings, as well as General Member meetings.
Train and advise student leaders on budget management and planning, recruitment and retention of members, and other aspects of effective organizational management.
Provide mentorship and coaching to support student skill development in areas including: event promotion; selection and contracting of acts; staging, audio-visual and other technical production support.
Review all contracts and manage contract negotiations. Represent the University in all communications with managers, entertainers, and vendors.
Provide on-site supervision of Touch-N-Go events.
Manage the budgets, assessments, and strategic planning for Campus Activities.
Master’s degree required in Student Affairs, Counseling, Higher Ed Administration or related field.
A minimum of 1-3 years of full-time experience in higher ed student affairs.
Demonstrated experience in the areas of campus programming, advising, and student development.
Ability to work evening and weekend hours.
Experience with campus programming board, either through work or undergraduate experience preferred.