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General Purpose: The Assistant Director of Student Involvement supports programs and services that encourage student involvement and engagement. The Assistant Director will strive to connect students with campus involvement opportunities to enhance their overall student experience. The Assistant Director must be committed to fostering the social, artistic, intellectual, educational, cultural, and recreational development of art students through planned programs and activities, must be sensitive to the needs of a diverse student body, and have an appreciation for the value of art in our society. This position requires flexible hours as well as evening and weekend hours.Role qualifications: â¢ Program Developmentâ¢ Student Supervision & Advisingâ¢ Written and oral communication â¢ Major Event ManagementPosition responsibilities:â¢ Manage all student organizations and provide support in the execution of their activities/events. â¢ Allocate and manage student organization budgets. â¢ Support student organizationâs leadership development, including implementation of trainings, handbook, and retreat.â¢ Coordinate the four student space art galleries on campus, as well as the selection of student jury members and coordination of the jury and application process.â¢ Coordinate Program Manager (PM) recruitment, hiring, training and weekly staff meetings and manage PM team events as well as professional development workshops for PMs. â¢ Supervise all student Program Managers, who create and implement campus-wide events.â¢ Supervise two student Program Directors, who provide mentoring, guidance and support to the student Program Managers.â¢ Oversee the planning and execution of the annual Halloween Party and Last Blast.â¢ Assist with the implementation, set-up and coordination of campus events as assigned, including but not limited to: New Student Orientation, Parent & Family Weekend, Involvement & Recognition Ceremony and Commencement.â¢ Serve as a leadership mentor to emerging student leaders.â¢ Participate in campus-wide and Division of Student Affairs committees as assigned.â¢ Update the MICA Student Activities website and internal events website.â¢ Provide support for office events and initiativesâ¢ Other duties as assigned.Essential skills and experience:â¢ Masterâs degree or higher in Student Affairs Administration or a related fieldâ¢ Relevant experience in a college or university settingâ¢ Excellent interpersonal and communication skillsâ¢ Activities and event planning experienceâ¢ Sensitivity to and interest in the unique concerns of art students and the studio experience in a highly specialized and demanding educational environmentâ¢ Successful candidate will be required to complete a full background check Valued but not required skills and experience:â¢ Excellent organizational skills with the ability to exercise initiative and plan aheadâ¢ Ability to work independently and as a part of a teamâ¢ Excellent verbal and written communication skillsâ¢ Ability to work in a collaborative, arts-oriented academic environmentâ¢ Believe in the value of art and creativity in the communityReporting to this position: no direct reportsConditions of Employment: â¢ Conditions: Background CheckPhysical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.â¢ Physical Demands: While performing the duties of job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. (may be adjusted depending on position)â¢ Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.â¢ Required training: Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans & Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment. (additional training may be added, SEE: EHS Manager training schedule)
Maryland Institute College of Art is committed to its policy of providing equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status (disabled, Vietnam-era, or otherwise). Furthermore, the College does not tolerate any form of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment or sexual violence. This policy applies to all programs, facilities, and activities provided by Maryland Institute College of Art, including but not limited to admission, educational programs, and employment.
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MICA provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 410-225-2363.
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About Maryland Institute College of Art
Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.