Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time Program Assistant in Recreation, the RECentral area of the Student Activities/Leadership Development Department (SUOAF-Administrator II). The incumbent in this position:
Assists the supervisor with overseeing and coordinating service and/or program areas which may include one or more of the following: event programming, technical and audio/visual services, facility housekeeping, student organizations and program committees, conference planning, student employment, recreation programs, equipment inventory, information and reception services.
Assists with providing on-site coordination of services and programs within assigned area which includes one or more of the following: event programming, facility set-up, technical support services, audience management and coordination of campus dining and other support services.
Conducts surveys, focus groups and compiles statistical reports to ensure student satisfaction with service and/or program areas.
Recruits/hires, trains, and supervises student employees and student volunteers within assigned areas.
Assists in the development and implementation of a professional and life skills development plan for assigned student employees and student volunteers as directed by the supervisor.
Prepares reports concerning assigned areas as required.
Performs other duties and responsibilities related to those enumerated above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the position.
Two years of experience in student services management in higher education
Demonstrated ability to supervise student staff and implement student service policies and procedures
Demonstrated strong oral and written and organizational skills
Demonstrated knowledge and ability to utilize enterprise software required, along with Microsoft Office Suite computer programs
One year experience working in a campus recreation setting
Experience supervising staff
Experience managing expenditures and budgets
Facility management experience
Experience advising student organizations
Equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.
For full consideration, applications must be received by May 18, 2018. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Central Connecticut State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer
Internal Number: C18-031
About Central Connecticut State University
Central Connecticut State University is a regional, comprehensive public university dedicated to learning in the liberal arts and sciences and to education for the professions CCSU and is Connecticut's oldest publicly-supported institution of higher education. Comprising five schools - the Carol Ammon School of Arts & Sciences, Business, Education & Professional Studies, Engineering & Technology and, Graduate Studies - CCSU offers undergraduate and graduate programs through the Master's and sixth-year levels, and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership. Committed to offering Connecticut citizens access to distinctive academic programs of high quality, the University is also a responsive and creative intellectual and economic resource for the people and institutions of our state's Capitol Region. More than 85 percent of CCSU graduates remain in Connecticut, contributing to the intellectual, cultural, and economic health of the state.CCSU is, above all else, a vibrant learning-centered community dedicated to teaching and to scholarship. Education at the undergraduate and graduate level balances academic challenge and personal support, leading students to become thoughtful, responsible, an...d successful citizens. A network of study-abroad opportunities, overseas inter-institutional arrangements, and other internationally focused educational programming prepares students to become "global citizens," responsive to a world of cultural differences and able to succeed in an increasingly international marketplace. The faculty's commitment to scholarly inquiry ensures the intellectual vitality of our classroom.