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Associate Director of Student Involvement

Berklee College of Music
Job Location:
Boston, 02215
Student Affairs and Services

Job Description:

The Associate Director of Student Involvement must have a passion for working with creative students, and excitement towards contributing to a positive, entrepreneurial, and vibrant campus experience. Reporting to the Director of Campus Life, the Associate Director of Student Involvement is a student-facing position that is responsible for effectively implementing the programs, organizations, and events that are managed on the Student Involvement team, including campus programs and traditions, student clubs and organizations, the emerging leaders series, and assistance with the institution's student government association. Delivering on the long-term strategy and vision that is identified by the Director of Campus Life, the Associate Director is responsible for implementing a dynamic, engaging, and fun campus experience that positively contributes to student recruitment, satisfaction and retention.


  • Under the direction of the Director of Campus Life, works closely with the Associate Director of New Student and Family Programs to ensure that all campus life units are integrated, coordinated and connected, in order to fully advance the student experience.
  • Operationalize the long-term Campus Life strategy and vision that is defined by the Director of Campus Life, as it relates to the Student Involvement portfolio.
  • Directly supervise Assistant Director of Student Clubs and Assistant Director of Campus Life. .
  • Responsible for managing a leadership development program that best serves Berklee student leaders.
  • Manage the development of a comprehensive student clubs and organizations process that contributes to advancing the student experience.
  • Coordinate leadership seminars, training, workshops and campus-wide events for students, student government organizations, and other student groups and organizations.
  • Serve as the co-staff advisor to the Student Government Association.
  • Manage the implementation of campus wide programs and traditions that positively contribute to student engagement and campus pride, including the development of a student programming board.
  • Ensure that a dynamic marketing and communications plan is implemented to highlight programs and events available to students throughout the academic year.
  • Maintain oversight of the Commuter Student Lounge, including facilitating a robust calendar of programs
  • Provide support, and direction to student groups, organizations and advisors through leadership, organizational and resource development.
  • Serve on various campus-wide committees as necessary and appropriate.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Masters degree in Higher Education Administration, Education or related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in Higher Education or related field.
  • Supervisory, project management, and assessment experience preferred.


  • 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 Associate Director will provide direct oversight and leadership to the Assistant Director of Student Clubs and the Assistant Director of Campus Life.

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.

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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