Assistant Director of Student Affairs

Pacific Northwest University   Yakima, WA   Full-time     Education
Posted on July 21, 2022
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PNWU is hiring for the following position: Assistant Director of Student Affairs  

General Summary:

The Assistant Director of Student Affairs is primarily responsible for the day-to-day activities of student affairs. Provides oversight for all student government activities within PNWU. This position reports to the Dean of Student Affairs and supports the overall department goals and objectives.

Essential Job Functions:

· Oversight of the day-to-day operations of the student affairs department 

· Responsible for publication of all policy and procedures, updates, and compliance for Student Affairs

· Manage student orientation planning and coordination

· Oversees management of department budget and documentation

· Manage data entry and maintenance of secured student information

· Follows the PNWU policy and procedure for developing and reviewing procedures that affect unit and other units, tracks procedure updates, schedules regular reviews, and recommends process improvements, implements best business practices that improve and maintain compliance, customer service, and communication with all university constituents

· Supervision of assigned personnel, which includes work allocation, training, and enforcement of internal procedures and controls, and problem resolution

· Understands accreditation standards and expectations specific to the department and adheres to policies and procedures to meet or exceed such standards

· Conducts self appropriately and consistently in accordance with the philosophy and mission of PNWU

· Other duties as assigned



• Required: Bachelor's Degree

• Preferred: Master's Degree



•  Five years of related experience in higher education and management 

Desired Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Strong organization, interpersonal, and planning skills; strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to work in a team and flexibility to work with others in a variety of circumstances; ability to problem solve by analyzing issues and creating action plans; ability to manage projects and people and prioritize and self-direct workflow; and strong computer and database skills (MS Office Suite, Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentation, Project Management tracking and reporting) Ability to schedule activities and/or meetings

To ensure full consideration submit:

• A letter of introduction outlining background and qualifications for the position

• Detailed curriculum vitae

• Contact information for three professional references

The job announcement above is not the full job description, but represents the job responsibilities and requirements. A full job description can be provided upon request.

PNWU offers a comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees first of the month following date of hire and competitive salary.