Assistant Director of Student Activities

  • Charlotte, NC
  • Full-time

Job Description

The Assistant Director of Student Activities will be solely responsible for oversight of our Greek Life system, advising our Campus Programming Board, and our Student Communications.  This is a full-time, 37.5 hour per week, 12 month, live-in position that reports to the Director of Student Activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee our Greek Life system, including ensuring campus and chapter policies are enforced and helping the system thrive and grow as an important part of the Queens experience.
  • Support all Queens Greek Chapters (currently Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Delta Pi, Chi Omega, Kappa Delta, Phi Mu, Pi Kappa Phi, and Phi Kappa Sigma).
  • Assist in growth of recent chapter additions and oversee the expansion of new Greek chapters including NPHC fraternities and sororities.
  • Serve as advisor to the Inter-Greek Council, Pan-Hellenic Council, Inter-Fraternal Council, and Order of Omega.
  • Communicate with national organizations and local advisors to maintain strong relationships.
  • Oversee the Campus Union Board to ensure resources are used appropriately and the student leaders feel challenged, yet supported, in their role as the primary programming body on campus.
  • Oversee the student communication strategy.  Coordinate email newsletters, social media, publicity boards, and campus calendars.
  • Supervise interns working in student communications.
  • Work in conjunction with Student Activities staff in organizing activities for the campus community.
  • Work collaboratively with other departments to bring educational programming to campus that will enhance the academic and cultural dialogue of campus.
  • Participate in year-round duty rotation that provides after-hours crisis management and intervention.

Non-Essential Duties

  • Special projects and other duties may be assigned as needed.
  • Other duties may include Senior Year Experience, Weekend Programming and Campus Traditions planning based on need and prior experience.


Experience, Knowledge and Skills Required

  • 2-5 years professional experience in Student Affairs or a related field.
  • Experience with collegiate level Greek Life.
  • Demonstrated track record of actively promoting diversity and inclusion of all students.
  • Demonstrated organization and planning skills; strong follow-up and follow-through skills to ensure completion of goals and objectives.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize multiple competing tasks and demands.
  • Computer proficiency, particularly with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Flexibility to work regular evening and weekend hours.
  • Ability and willingness to travel on behalf of the University, inlcuding overnight trips (<25% of time).
  • A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in experience and education. Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Personnel, Counseling or related field preferred.

Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation)

  • Eye-Hand Coordination: Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard, copier, calculator and other office equipment.
  • Talking:  Especially where one must frequently convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Repetitive Motion:  Movements frequently and regularly required using the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Average Hearing:   Able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.
  • Average Visual Abilities:  Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Physical Strength:  Will regularly be required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools and controls reach with hands and arms.  Must be able to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch.  Must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. 

Additional Information

  • Work in office environment, contact with employees, students, parents, providers and vendors.
  • Work has deadlines, multiple interruptions, high volume and may be stressful at times.
  • Work has evening and weekend hours and on-campus residency is required.

Queens is a private, co‐ed, Presbyterian‐affiliated University with 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students. It operates the College of Arts and Sciences, the McColl School of Business, the Wayland H. Cato Jr. School of Education, the James L. Knight School of Communication, Hayworth College for Adult Studies and the Andrew Blair College of Health, which features the Presbyterian School of Nursing.

Queens offers medical and dental insurance, same‐gender domestic partner benefits, defined contribution retirement plan & supplemental retirement plan, vacation and paid holidays, tuition remission, Queens‐paid life insurance, supplemental life insurance, dependent life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, flexible spending accounts (medical, dependent care, qualified transportation expense), sick leave and long‐term disability leave, FMLA leave, reduced cost meals at Morrison Dining Hall, employee assistance program (EAP), free fitness center access.

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