Associate Director of Student Development and Learning

Payroll Title: UCP VIII
Class Code: 0803-9088
Job Family: STU
FLSA Code: E
Score: 621


Under the general direction of an administrator, provides leadership and direction for student development and learning programs; with specific responsibilities for development, planning, execution, coordination and evaluation of all leadership and learning programs in the Department.


  1. Serves as advisor to the Undergraduate Student Government in setting philosophy, establishing goals and planning programs.
  2. Develops, plans, and implements learning and developmental opportunities for a pluralistic, multicultural community and manage the Departments efforts to collaborate with academic areas to promote the programs.
  3. Develops necessary systems and procedures and sets priorities on work to be done; maintains accurate records of all programs and prepares reports as needed.
  4. Supervises and trains professional, clerical and student staff in assigned areas of responsibility; establishes work schedules and determines work assignments for clerical and student staff.
  5. Prepares budget recommendations for individual Student Union programs and manages program income and expenses.
  6. Manages specific programs and events which includes all arrangements for space, equipment, special needs of performers as well as developing a program budget and providing on-site supervision, problem solving and decision making.
  7. Develops and conducts student leadership and training workshops and seminars.
  8. Serves as liaison between students, staff, faculty and administration.
  9. Assists Director in overall operation of Student Union/Student Activities department.
  10. Administers and monitors personnel actions and related paperwork in assigned area of responsibility and applies collective bargaining agreements.
  11. Performs related duties as required.


  1. Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Counseling or related field
  2. Four to five years experience in student activities programming
  3. Demonstrated ability in leadership and organizational skills.
  4. Good communication skills and decision-making ability as well as a firm understanding of public relations and advertising
  5. Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with the public, students, faculty, staff and external agencies.
  6. Basic understanding of set design, lighting, and audio.
  7. Budgeting and supervisory ability
  8. Willingness to work irregular and flexible hours.

Date Created: 06/28/85
Date Revised: 09/10/99