Associate Director, Student Life Projects and Events | University of Chicago (UC) - Military Veterans

at Herc- Greater Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

Location: Hyde Park Campus Job Description: Collaborates with the Student Life team to develop and implement programs and events for both student groups, Booth Community, and external events. Coordinates and implements event logistics; researching and assisting with vendor selection including negotiating vendor contracts, preparing event budgets, processing and reconciling expenses, and preparing financial reports. Applies project management expertise in designing and executing a variety of internal processes and systems; such as student group management, calendar, registration, and evaluation systems. Monitors the general department email inbox, student event listservs and responds to all inquiries and/or routes emails to others as appropriate. Manages all cohort events. Coordinates Orientation logisitics; working directly with the Sr. Associate Director of Student Life who is responsible for Orientation strategic planning. Assists with staffing events when necessary; will require working nights and weekends when needed. Guides students and staff to develop and implement activities, programs, and initiatives related to student life, and/or community involvement. Markets student activities programming throughout the year. Develops and implements protocols for evaluating the effectiveness of programs. Performs other related work as needed. Preferred Qualifications Technical Skills or Knowledge: Knowledge of and strong ease of use with technology. Knowledge of database technology and Microsoft Office. Preferred Competencies Strong communication skills, both oral and written. Strong interpersonal skills. Superior organizational skills. Excellent problem-solving skills. Multi-task and prioritize with minimal supervision. Maintain confidentiality. Working Conditions Work nights and weekends when needed. Application Documents Resume/CV (required) Cover Letter (required) The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination. Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via the Applicant Inquiry Form. The University of Chicago's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Report) provides information about University offices and programs that provide safety support, crime and fire statistics, emergency response and communications plans, and other policies and information. The Report can be accessed online at: securityreport.uchicago.edu. Paper copies of the Report are available, upon request, from the University of Chicago Police Department, 850 E. 61st Street, Chicago, IL 60637.