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Job Req ID:  19497

Assistant Director Student Ventures


General Summary/Purpose:

Working as a member of the Student Ventures staff within the Office of Experiential Learning (OEL), this position is responsible for the coordination of all OEL engagement activities related to student organizations and co-curricular programming at the Carey Business School. This role provides critical operational support for the Office to ensure efficient, high quality service to our students, faculty, staff and community partners. This position must be able to coordinate a robust calendar of more 50 student-facing events per academic year with a detailed focus on program design, scheduling, events support and partner/participant management.


The Office of Experiential Learning works with a very diverse student population of about 2,000 students and offers action-based curricular and cross-curricular courses, programs and events that are integrated into the Carey curriculum. This role provides an opportunity for the staff member to leverage skills, values and excitement for student development, experiential learning and community impact.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Student Ventures Programming Support (60%)

  • Supports program design, delivery and evaluation for the Office of Experiential Learning. Program focus areas will include community impact events, leadership development, conferences, competitions and other key signature OEL events.
  • Works with OEL staff to serve as a coordinating adviser for all student organizations and the Student Advocacy Council as they develop and implement activities that support the school’s strategic vision.
  • Provide content and maintain communication channels for all student organization; including online event platform (CampusLabs/BInvolved), social media and Carey web page.
  • Manage financial activity for all student organizations; including purchasing, contracts, reimbursements, and budget tracking.
  • Develop and deliver appropriate educational resources for student organization leaders.
  • Assist student organizations with support and knowledge regarding University and School policies and procedures.

Office Administrative Support (40%)

  • Coordinates calendars, budgets, documentation and communication for all Student Ventures events and other on-going student programming, including Impact Sprints, Leadership Development Expeditions, Community Consulting Lab, Orientation, Summer Intensive, Admissions events.
  • Provide operational support and assist with managing logistics for student programs and events hosted by student organizations.
  • Coordinates with key campus partners in other units of the university regarding student engagement, inclusion, and success initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Minimum of three years of progressively responsible for program management experience in an academic, student affairs or community-building environment.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree from a regionally accredited college or university in Business, Student Affairs or similar degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years of administrative experience in higher education, specifically a business school that includes areas such as budgeting, purchasing.
  • Familiarity and experience in planning immersive learning programs such as study abroad courses and service learning trips.
  • Working knowledge and practical experience in developing learning outcomes for co-curricular programs.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Proven experience with end-to-end event planning, including demonstrated skills in event promotion, recruitment, operations, partner and participant engagement, and evaluation.
  • Strong understanding of and experience working with diverse student groups, including part-time adult learners, online students and international students.
  • Strong working knowledge of experiential learning, student development and leadership theories and frameworks.
  • Practical  knowledge of technology systems and databases, including MS Office Suite, web platforms such as CollegiateLink, Symplicity, Blackboard, 25Live; social media pages Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIN, Slack, MailChimp, GoogleForms.
  • Intentional Program design, learning outcomes, assessment evaluation techniques and tools.
  • Finance: budget management, purchasing, reimbursements.
  • Know and use technology, web platforms and social media tools to foster engagement among students.
  • Know and use online learning tools and virtual technology such as Zoom to deliver programs to online students in a professional and engaging way.
  • Knowledge of policy development.



  • Must be highly service-oriented with strong interpersonal skills to interact effectively with adult learners, current and prospective students, faculty members, and the general public.
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to respond to high volume of student requests and administrative tasks in a timely and professional manner.
  • Effective project management skills.
  • High degree of influencing skills and ability to interact with high level senior level staff and faculty to implement new programs.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Positive attitude, passionate, energetic, self-motivated.
  • Self-starter with intellectual curiosity.
  • Ability and experience in drafting/writing print materials and other business related communications such as reports, briefs, etc.
  • Skillful mediation of student issues and tactful resolution of concerns expressed.


Classified Title: Student Services Administrator 
Working Title: Assistant Director Student Ventures  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MC 
Starting Salary Range: $50,000-$60,000 annually
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: 8:30am -5:00pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 46-MD:JH at Harbor East 
Department name: 60009101-Experiential Learning 
Personnel area: Carey Business School


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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