Associate Director of New Student & Family Programs
Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff.
Amherst College invites applications for the Associate Director of New Student and Family Programs position. The Associate Director of New Student and Family Programs is a full-time, year-round position, starting at $65,000 per year - commensurate with experience. Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ways in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.
Reporting to the Director of Student Engagement and Leadership, the Associate Director of New Student and Family Programs oversees, with support, the orientation program at Amherst College. Orientation is a one week experience with academic and social programming planned with collaboration between on and off campus partners. The Associate Director will be responsible for setting the schedule, organizing and facilitating the week, hiring, training and supervising the orientation leaders. The Associate Director will also be responsible for family engagement on campus, supporting family orientation programming during orientation and family weekend in the fall semester. The Associate Director will interact professionally with all levels of staffing, including faculty, administrators, and the student population. This position will act as a liaison between students and other campus departments. This person will be self-directed and have the ability to organize and prioritize to meet deadlines, time constraints, and faculty and student concerns in a dynamic and diverse professional environment. Individual performance is evaluated annually by the Director of Student Engagement and Leadership.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Amherst College offers many opportunities for professional growth and development, continued learning, and career advancement.
Amherst College is pleased to provide a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package that meets the needs of staff and faculty and their families. Benefits are an important part of our overall compensation, so it is critical that you review all of the options to ensure it meets your total compensation requirements. Click here for Benefits Information.
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