Assistant Director of Student Involvement: Orientation and Events

Presbyterian College

Location: Clinton, South Carolina

Job Description Summary:

The Assistant Director for Student Involvement: Orientation and Events is a professional, 12-month position that requires regular interaction with students, faculty, and staff. The position reports to the Director of Student Involvement. As a member of the Student Affairs staff, the Assistant Director plans and promotes exciting and diverse programs and events. Approximately 70% of the position is focused on developing orientation and other student-facing events, including actively leading the Student Activities Board; 20% of the focus is on supporting student organizations; and 10% of the focus is on developing collaborative projects and committees within the department and campus.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Develop, plan, and implement a quality summer and spring Orientation program.
  • Organize and implement campus-wide events (Welcome Week, Spring Fling, etc.)
  • Develop, plan, and implement at least 1 signature event each month as well as regular niche/small events, primarily on Friday and Saturday nights.
  • Administer daily functions of Campus Groups (student engagement app).
  • Responsible for ensuring contracted programs and events follow college processes.
  • Actively lead the Student Activities Board advise other RSOs.
  • Develop, plan and implement assessments to improve programs and services.
  • Identify and facilitate opportunities to get students involved on-campus and to build community.
  • Cultivate partnerships with RSOs, departments, etc. to implement programs and events.
  • Participate in retention outreach to unengaged students.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Departmental responsibilities include:

  • Participate in Student Affairs team initiatives, staff meetings, and committees as assigned.
  • Participate in institutional effectiveness measures including annual goals, objectives, planning, and assessment of learning outcomes.
  • Participate in appropriate state, regional, or national professional organization as funds allow.
  • Nights and weekends are required as related to programs and services, including serving on the weekend on-call rotation, which requires the AD to live within 15 minutes of campus.

Qualifications, skills, and knowledge:

  • Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, Counseling or other related area.
  • 1-2 years’ experience within a college/university setting, graduate experience considered.
  • Possess knowledge of current practices in student development.
  • Demonstrated experience in budget management, program assessment, and reporting skills.
  • Ability to develop collaborative relationships with students and colleagues.
  • Ability to take initiative and offer innovative solutions.
  • Possess excellent organizational, team building, and presentation skills.


Application instructions:

Please mail a cover letter – including salary requirements, résumé, and list of three references to:

Mrs. Debby S. Young | Senior Administrative Assistant, Student Affairs

Presbyterian College | 503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325

Or e-mail materials to:


Presbyterian College is an EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. PC is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.