Assistant Director, Student Life - Oxford College of Emory University

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Oxford College
Campus Life-Personnel
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Admissions & Student Life
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Oxford College

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Located 36 mile east of Atlanta on Emory's historic original campus, Oxford College of Emory University invites applications for an Assistant Director of Student Life.




  • Coordinates student activities programs and assists with administrative and group advisement functions.
  • Meets with and supports various student groups.
  • Advises student program members and leaders regarding program planning and development, group process concerns, leadership and personal development, budgets, state law, University policy and legal issues.
  • Plans and attends weekly meetings held by various programs.
  • Plans, conducts and supervises special events.
  • Evaluates the success of various programs, groups, functions and special events.
  • Provides input into departmental goals and objectives.
  • Compiles, edits and produces publications, brochures, and newsletters.
  • Maintains required records and documentation.
  • Prepares various operational and statistical reports for management and regulatory agencies.
  • Supervises student staff by orienting, training, and providing performance feedback on an on-going basis.
  • Develops and implements training and development programs for student leaders.
  • Provides informal counseling on an on-going basis.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.



  • Fostering relationships with community partners and other Oxford departments.
  • Coordinating Alternative Breaks in both the fall and spring semester.
  • Overseeing the Oxford Service Corps program, including recruiting and selecting members and coordinating their respective host sites within the community.
  • Advising the Volunteer Oxford (VO) program in providing service opportunities for the Oxford College community, including recruiting, selecting, and training the Volunteer Oxford Coordinators (VOCs).
  • Overseeing the Emory Reads program.
  • Performing administrative duties, including managing annual programmatic budget, preserving relevant documents, and maintaining relevant website content.
  • Overseeing the Oxford Votes Initiative, in collaboration with the Emory Votes Initiative Committee, including the supervision of the Oxford Votes Ambassadors.




  • A master's degree in student personnel, higher education administration, counseling, or a related field.


NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location.  Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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