Carleton College seeks an Assistant Director of Student Activities to contribute to the overall goals of the College and the Division of Student life by supporting a vibrant, comprehensive, and co-curricular program for approximately 2,000 undergraduate students. This position supports over 225 student organizations and assists with a variety of programs and services designed to provide engagement and learning opportunities for students outside the classroom.
In collaboration with The Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB) and The Carleton Student Association /CSA), the Assistant Director is responsible for assessing social programming needs, providing leadership opportunities, and implementing a variety of social, recreational, and cultural programs.
This is a 12-month, full-time position with frequent evening and weekend commitments.
Carleton College is a AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel, Student Affairs in Higher Education, Higher Education Administration, or related field and a minimum of three years of relevant experience.
Communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse group of students and colleagues and who have demonstrated a commitment to creating, fostering and sustaining an inclusive environment.
Desire to support students at a small, private, residential, liberal arts college.
Experience advising campus programming boards and student organizations.
Experience with event planning, implementation, and evaluation.
Willingness and ability to occasionally utilize a flexible work schedule to participate in evening and weekend events.
Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, vibrant work environment with frequent interruptions.
Excellent customer service skills and the ability to act with a high level of courtesy, tact, diplomacy, and confidentiality.
Ability to repeatedly lift average weight objects and occasionally lift objects over 50 pounds.
Ability to bend, stoop repeatedly, and stand for long periods of time.
Ability and willingness to obtain a Minnesota Driver’s License within 2 months of hire.
Internal Number: 13413
About Carleton College
Founded in 1866, Carleton College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college of 2,000 students located in the historic river town of Northfield, Minnesota. Nationally recognized as the nation’s top college for undergraduate teaching, Carleton is known for its academic rigor, intellectual curiosity, and sense of humor. Carleton offers 33 majors and 31 minors in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, mathematics and social sciences.