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Director, Student Services & Event Management

Apply now Job no: 493942
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: Newark
Categories: Administrator

Responsible for assisting the Assistant Dean of Students with planning, coordinating, and implementing, law student services for a population of 700+ students. Supervise all Student Organizations and related activities and promote positive and constructive activities to meet the needs of a diverse student body, increase student satisfaction, and retention. Plan, orchestrate, and execute all aspects of student-related and additional internal professional events not limited to Student Organization events, symposia, and Moot Court Competitions as well as occasional external events.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Student Bar Association and Student Organizations

  • Supervise all student organizations and activities, and act as liaison to the Student Bar Association (SBA). Oversee 40 + student organization budgets totaling approximately $100,000. Responsible for the budgeting, scheduling, planning, and registration/payment tracking for all student organization and SBA events including the annual student events, speaker panels, Barristers Ball,, all organization banquets, and more. Advise and counsel student leaders in the successful implementation of their events and activities. Facilitate group training for student leaders. Responsible for student advisement regarding law school policies and practices including oversight of Law School alcohol policy.

2. Student Services

  • Contribute to the day-to-day functioning of all law student services including, but not limited to student health insurance program, health services, housing, transportation, lockers, lost and found, posters and bulletin boards, and web content management .

3. Student Services Events

  • Responsible for planning and coordinating all facets of law school graduation and contributing to the orchestration of orientation, and other large law school events.

4. Event Management

  • Manage needs of all symposia and events including AV, seating, scheduling, food and beverage, AC/Heating, etc. Handle all emergencies as they arise.
  • Responsible for directing set-up and break down of events. Determine setup/floor plan using diagrams. Coordinate event d├ęcor and event atmosphere within budget constraints.
  • Responsible for the ordering of catering from our outside vendor, ensuring that the catering area is set-up according the standards of the requestor. Responsible for renting furniture and equipment needed for each event. Provide professional event orchestration services such as name tags and signage for each event.
  • Serve as principal liaison between contractors, organizers, faculty, and administrators with regards to all facets of the logistical operations support of multiple programs and events.
  • Responsible for communicating with all relevant departments including but not limited to the Office of Physical Plant to ensure proper heating and cooling arrangements and that maintenance is scheduled around events as well as building Security to advise of external visitors to the building, etc.
  • Obtains proper permits from fire and health departments to erect displays and exhibits and serve food in rooms other than dining rooms.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree

Desired Qualifications:

  • JD preferred

Licenses and Certificates:

  • Valid driver's license

Salary Grade:

  • AD190 - Administrative


  • Exempt

Physical Demands:

  • General Office Environment

Seton Hall University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation or sex.

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