Assistant Director of Campus Programs and Traditions

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Description:

The Assistant Director of Campus Programs and Traditions must have a passion for working with creative students, and excitement towards contributing to a positive, entrepreneurial, and vibrant campus experience. Reporting to the Associate Director of Student Involvement, the Assistant Director will work directly with students in developing and implementing programs, presentations, and events that positively contribute to student engagement and campus pride. The Assistant Director, in partnership with the broader Campus and Residential Life team, will support and harness student advocacy, energy, and enthusiasm towards the development of an engaging and fun campus experience.


  • Develop an overall strategy and vision to increase Berklee spirit and pride, reviewing and fully leveraging the histories of the Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory at Berklee.
  • Develop, coordinate, and implement a campus student programming board that organizes fun and engaging programs and events throughout the academic year.
  • Manage the institution’s mascot program at campus functions, programs, and pop-up events.
  • Develop a process for defining, implementing, and assessing campus-wide traditions.
  • Implement existing campus-wide traditions, including Cornucopia, Midnight Madness, and Best of Berklee.
  • Implement recognition opportunities for the student community in order to positively contribute to campus spirit and student community.
  • Provide leadership and advisement to the Caf Show Organization, and determine appropriate integration and partnership across the other departments with Student Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Develop new traditions aimed at building community and shared experiences for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Implement campus voter registration efforts, programs, and events that encourage civic engagement and participation.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Ability to plan, direct, and evaluate a complex operation, using staff, time, funds, and other resources for the accomplishment of long-term and short-term goals of the institution.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the public.
  • Ability to provide administrative guidance within area of responsibility, providing direct training and supervision as needed.
  • Ability to apply budgetary and fiscal planning techniques within financial constraints.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Ability to integrate resources, policies, and information for the determination of procedures, solutions, and other outcomes.
  • Ability to communicate effectively -orally, by phone, in person, and in writing.
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations in a timely manner.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Assistant Director does not supervise any professional staff members, but oversees student employees.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Supervisors are responsible for maintaining an environment that is free from discrimination, intimidation, coercion or harassment, including sexual harassment. Work is performed indoors and primarily in an office setting. The noise level is usually low to moderate. While performing the duties of this position, the employee may be required to travel.

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Requires a Masters degree in Higher Education Administration, Education or related field. 2-3 years of experience in Higher Education or related field. Extensive experience in a college or university setting is preferred. Supervisory, project management, budget management, assessment experience preferred.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity at Berklee : 

We support an inclusive workplace where everyone excels based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.  Berklee affirms that inequality is detrimental to our faculty, staff, students, and the communities we serve. Our goal is to make lasting change through our actions. Berklee is committed to providing fair and equitable consideration of all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, age, national origin, place of birth, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, or status as a member of the armed forces or veteran of the armed forces, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

As part of this commitment, Berklee will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Human Resources Team at or call 617-747-2375.

Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of our institution, community, and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

*Currently enrolled Berklee students are not permitted to apply for staff or faculty positions.*

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