Assistant Director for Student Engagement and Outreach - ANTICIPATED

University of Notre Dame  |  Notre Dame, IN

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Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Director for Student Engagement and Outreach - ANTICIPATED

Onsite Event Position ID: 2229
Job Type: Leadership Development/Programs Women's Centers
Location: Notre Dame, IN
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 11,000 Students
Employer ID: 22961

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred,
Major Preference:
Counseling, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
2-4 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred,
Major Preference:
Counseling, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
2-4 Years

Position Description

The Assistant Director for Student Engagement and Outreach in the Gender Relations Center reports directly to and assists the Director and works with other Assistant Directors in developing and supporting an environment at Notre Dame that fosters safe and healthy relationships while promoting the moral formation of undergraduate and graduate students that is consistent with our Catholic identity, mission, and values. The Assistant Director promotes the GRC mission by spearheading student engagement and development that focuses on personal formation based in authenticity, skill-building, and culture change strategies. The position also oversees the Healthy Relationships and Violence Prevention initiatives on campus through supervision of a student Program Assistants. This position collaborates with other departments within Student Affairs, academic departments, and other university units. This position also serves as a liaison to other Catholic colleges/universities, peer institutions, and local nonprofits. Successful candidates will attend regional and national trainings and conferences as applicable.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

Student Engagement and Formation - Recruits, trains, and manages approximately 30 students who function as event facilitators, peer educators (called FIRE Starters), dorm commissioners, and program assistants who help to design and implement educational initiatives across campus and within residence halls; Formation will occur during weekly evening meetings and semester retreats with student developing into leaders for social change. The AD will collaborate with other Student Development offices (Multicultural Student Programs and Services, Office of Student Enrichment, and Student Activities Office) to promote a coordinated approach toward student engagement and formation, including the planning and implementation of TeamND.

Curriculum Development and Implementation - Collaboration in the creation of a tiered bystander intervention program that utilizes student leaders across various departments to raise awareness and promote a healthy and safe environment at Notre Dame. The curriculum will focus on issues related to gender, identity, and healthy relationships and how to utilize effective bystanders strategies to promote our Catholic mission throughout the University (i.e. Residence Hall Staff, First Year of Studies, and Moreau First Year Course Instructors).

Coordination of Student Engagement and Formation -Developing targeted educational programs or simulation exercises to raise awareness around issues related to the GRC's mission and promote culture change particularly in the area of violence prevention efforts. This position serves as the primary coordinator of our bystander intervention training program, greeNDot.

Campus and Community Outreach - Oversee hall outreach through the Senior Ambassador and Dorm Commissioner programs. Primary liaison to Holy Cross College and Saint Mary’s College with large-scale Violence Prevention events, including Take Back The Night.

Supervision - Provide department oversight of Healthy Relationships and Violence Prevention Initiatives through direct supervision of a student Program Assistant for Relationships and Authenticity, student peer educators and a student graphic designer.

Miscellaneous - Other related duties beyond those outlined above, including but not limited to: graduate student programming and services; Supporting the administration of Building Community the Notre Dame Way Notre Dame’s online program for all incoming new students; Hiring, training, and supervising student employees particularly graphic designers; Serving on University committees such as the Committee for Sexual Assault Prevention; Serving as a liaison to other Catholic colleges/universities and local nonprofits.

The AD is a full time 12 month position with various night and weekend training responsibilities year round.  


Job Requirements

Candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree, ideally in Theology, Psychology, Sociology, Gender Studies, or a related field; preference will be ginve to candidates who have a Master's degree in Theology/Ministry, College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Counseling, or Education. Qualifications include 3+ years in ministry or administration, ideally in Catholic higher education or non-profit agency; specialized training and experience with student leadership development or student formation; demonstrated ability to develop and assess training curriculum for diverse populations; ability to work collaboratively in higher education with faculty, staff, and students at all levels; supervisory experience, particularly with training and managing volunteers; strong organizational skills with attention to detail; effective interpersonal skills including a willingness to create a challenging but welcoming environment for all people. The successful candidate will also possess a commitment to formulating formational opportunities, consistent with the mission of a Catholic University founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross.

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