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Activities & Events Programs Advisor, Indiana Memorial Union

Position Deleted on 4/27/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Bloomington, IN
  • Admin - Student Affairs and Services
  • Admin - Volunteer Programs and Service Learning
Full Time
Job Summary: Collaborates with graduate and professional staff in advising Union Board student directors in program development and implementation. Works with student volunteers, helping them create plans for the community life of all members of the university. Works one-on-one with multiple student advisees and serves as an integral part of an activities and events staff team to assist students in personal growth and leadership development. Oversees various office projects and supervises graduate assistants and undergraduate staff. Advises specific program areas and acts as the primary resource in all aspects of program planning, implementation, and evaluation.

Supervises one graduate assistant, 1-5 undergraduate part-time employees, and graduate practicum internships. Develops and implements a comprehensive training program (including retreats and workshops) for Union Board student directors and committee members. Manages a $400,000 budget, participates in the student fee request process, works with the John Whittenberger Society and Advisory Board, and participates in many other committees and activities that build partnerships with students, faculty, and staff on campus.

Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required.

REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree from accredited institution and two years of experience with progressively responsible experience in a college union and/or campus programming department (graduate work applies).

Ability to articulate and implement the mission of a college union at a major university setting and to relate well with college students in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrated passion for campus programming; attention to detail; and ability to maintain a patient, open, and accepting attitude while working with students, staff, and volunteers. Ability to articulate and express an understanding of the student/staff partnership philosophy. Knowledge of relevant student development theory and ways to implement.

Preferred: Master's degree in higher education/student affairs or related field.

Note: Indiana Memorial Union Board (Union Board) - Indiana University-Bloomington's campus wide programming board - is comprised of upwards of 200 volunteers. The leadership rests with sixteen student directors (13 programming committees and 3 executive officers) and four non-student directors with a responsibility to provide governance to the Indiana Memorial Union and unify the campus with educational and entertaining co-curricular activities. There are over 100 annual events planned each year.

Applications accepted until April 25, 2013, or until position is filled.

Apply to OLA 8098.
Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and a provider of ADA services. We value diversity and encourage applications from women, members of minority groups, and persons with disabilities.
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