Student Affairs

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The Assistant Director of Facility Operations and Aquatics provides oversight of student employees (Aquatics, Dedman Center Operations, Special Events), instructional programming, and aquatics operations.

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TheAssistant Director of Sport Programs provides oversight of intramural sports, sports clubs, sport camps, and the outdoor facilities within Campus Recreation.  This position contributes to the accomplishment of Campus Recreation and Student Affairs goals and objectives through student development, assessment, and sport programs oversight for the wellbeing of students

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The Coordinator to the Assistant Vice President & Dean of Residence Life and Student Housing provides direct administrative support for the AVP as well as general departmental support to members of the reporting unit.  This position coordinates all office management functions for RLSH.  The position manages University processes, approvals and forms including purchasing, invoices, and supply purchases across over 100 budget organizations and supports strategic divisional initiatives that benefit the division of Student Affairs, Residence Life and Student Housing, and the student community.

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Southern Methodist University (SMU) is seeking a temporary Counselor at our state-of-the-art campus facility, the Dr. Bob Smith Health Center. The Counselor provides mental health services to enrolled SMU students.

This is not a benefits eligible position. Temporary position. The Dr. Bob Smith Health Center is open 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Work hours:  20-37.5 hours a week; some flexibility in schedule.

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Southern Methodist University (SMU) seeks qualified applicants for the position Director of the Mustang Band/Athletic Bands & Spirit Groups.  

The successful applicant will have significant experience with marching/athletic bands at the high school and/or university level, including expertise in drill design that encompasses a variety of styles. In addition, it is expected the successful candidate will possess a high level of musicianship, with excellent rehearsal technique and teaching skills, as well as exceptional administrative and leadership ability. This unique position demands a dynamic, visionary leader, capable of leading the Mustang Band/Athletic Bands program into the future, while respecting the traditions and heritage that have made the Mustang Band special for decades.

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We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated substance abuse counselor to help provide guidance and support for our students.  In this role, you are responsible for conducting intake assessments, individual counseling, group therapy, and case coordination services. In addition, you are required to develop all Substance Use Disorder (SUD) programming and treatment.  You are also called upon to provide consultation and help with coordination of peer recovery services on campus.  You are expected to allocate a minimum of 60% of your work time to direct care services. 

To ensure success, the substance abuse counselor should be familiar with the latest treatment methods and collaborate with other mental health care specialists. Successful candidates will have excellent clinical knowledge of substance use disorders, recovery and demonstrable counseling experience.  

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