Senior Staff Specialist 5556BR Student Affairs Center for Campus Life
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band:
Department/College Description The Center for Campus Life is one of the largest centers in the Division of Student Affairs. Campus Life leads RIT in driving student engagement. The Center supports and provides inclusive programs, services, and environments that foster engagement and connection to the RIT community. As a vital part of the Division of Student Affairs and the greater RIT community, members of Campus Life will value and espouse:
A student-focused environment
Diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our operations
Collaboration and teamwork
An innovative culture
Continuous personal and professional development
To achieve these goals, the Campus Life portfolio includes Spirituality and Religious Life, The Q Center, Center for Women & Gender, Fraternity & Sorority Life, Off-Campus & Commuter Services, New Student Orientation, Student Government, College Activities Board, Clubs, Clubs Sports, Event Management, Tech Crew, the Welcome Center, and Financial Services in support of the department and student clubs/organizations.
As a member of the RIT community, you'll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few).
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RITs core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.
Detailed Job Description Reporting to the Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Student Affairs, this position provides leadership and day-to-day administrative support to the Center for Campus Life and Student Government (SG).
This position will:
Serve as initial department/SG respondent for public contacts, providing appropriate problem resolution, campus information, and resource referral.
Manage office facilities and administrative operations for central department suite and SG suite inclusive of all audit and limited scope recommendations/implementation in the department, all department/SG supply and equipment inventories, maintenance of appropriate office physical environment, and department record and file management and compliance for staff of 20 full-time employees.
Coordinate the logistical and operational planning for department and significant campus-wide programs and events.
Provide program/event support for the Student Government Cabinet, Senate and Administrative Advisors.
Coordinate administrative functions for department search processes including position postings, search advisory team support, closing of processes, and hiring procedures.
Serve as the technology coordinator for the department to provide oversight of technology purchases and inventory.
Provide personnel management & coordination of all hiring processes for Student Government.
Supervise a student team including 2-3 undergraduate students and 1 Graduate Assistant.
This position requires a student-centered individual with excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and strong administrative, organizational, and problem solving abilities. This position works closely with campus partners, community members, and student
Required Minimum Qualifications Experience:
Two to three years with Associates Degree in Business/Office/Administrative management or related field in a dynamic and highly interactive work environment. OR
Three to five years of progressive experience with HS/GED in similar environment and managing mid-level and/or senior-level leadership administrative support.
Must have progressive responsibilities in a highly interactive office setting and demonstrated success in managing diverse customer and client service needs.
Excellent ability to manage office staffing, inventory, and environment
Excellent communication and interpersonal relations
Advanced knowledge of applications associated with the Microsoft Office suite of software programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access).
Required Application Documents
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number. The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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