Assistant Director of Student Engagement

College for Creative Studies (CCS)

Job Description


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Assistant Director of Student Engagement


STATUS: Full-time, 12 months
DIVISION: Student Affairs
REPORTS TO: Director of Student Engagement



The Assistant Director of Student Engagement will play an integral role in furthering the Office of Student Engagement initiatives at CCS. The position will focus on the oversight and management of existing Student Engagement initiatives, such as Student Activities Board (SAB) and Registered Student Organizations (RSOs), as well as ongoing development of new co-curricular initiatives, such as service learning. The Assistant Director will have a direct impact on student involvement on campus, enhancing the student campus experience and impacting student retention.


  • Develop, implement, and support a wide variety of both new and existing student activities to engage the entire CCS campus community both on and off campus.
  • Direct supervision of the Student Activities Board (SAB) and oversight of its programs, including Welcome Week.
  • Management of CCS Registered Student Organizations, including Officer and Advisor training & support.
  • Oversight of Peacock Pride, the CCS student involvement portal.
  • Partner with other CCS offices to provide well-rounded campus programming.
  • Manage the Weekly Student Email, the campus involvement newsletter.
  • Assist in planning of Fall and Winter New Student Orientations.
  • Support of other Student Engagement initiatives as appropriate (co-curricular transcript support, leadership development, first-gen & transfer student programs, etc).
  • Participation in CCS Commencement ceremonies.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Master’s Degree in Higher Education/Student Affairs or related field.
  • Previous experience working with large scale student events in a college environment.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills.
  • Comfortable with engaging campus partners, working one-on-one, as well as with large groups in a presentation or workshop setting.


This job operates in a professional office and college campus environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to maintain a stationary position, use a computer and other office equipment, and communicate effectively in person, by phone, and virtually. Frequent interaction with others, including staff, faculty, students, and third parties is required. The employee may occasionally be required to move files or other objects weighing up to 25 pounds, including from low and high places. The ability to move around within the office and between buildings on campus, attend off-site meetings and events, and travel between Ford Campus site to Taubman Center site are required. CCS will make reasonable accommodations that will allow individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.



College for Creative Studies is a nonprofit institution; it is one of the leading art and design colleges in the world. CCS is ranked by LinkedIn as a top three design school in the US and the best in the Midwest, based on alumni success. CCS has state-of-the-art facilities to support the complete range of creative production, from traditional art forms such as painting, glassblowing, foundry, and printmaking, to the most contemporary systems, including the latest digital imaging technology and extensive rapid prototyping output tools. The College currently enrolls more than 1,400 undergraduate and graduate students. It offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 13 majors: Advertising Design, Art Education, Art Practice, Communication Design, Craft and Material Studies, Entertainment Arts, Fashion Accessories Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Photography, Product Design, and Transportation Design. It also offers a Master’s degrees in four majors: Color and Materials Design, Interaction Design, Systems Design Thinking, and Transportation Design.

To Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. The search will close when a suitable candidate is hired. Interested candidates should submit the following in PDF format:
Resume and a letter of application should be submitted to:
CCS website:

The College for Creative Studies, a leading college of art and design, represents a community composed of individuals with many perspectives, personal experiences, values, identities and worldviews and we value the diversity this brings to our organization. CCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

The College for Creative Studies subscribes to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment, admissions and educational practices and strives to provide an environment and workplace free from unlawful harassment or discrimination. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are part of our Core Institutional Values and we encourage applications from all individuals.

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