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Assistant Director of Campus Life
|Onsite Event Position ID:||2050|
|Job Type:||Housing/Residence Life Service Learning/Volunteerism|
|Location:||Sioux Falls, SD|
|Institution Type:||Private not-for-profit, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 3,500 Students|
Founded in 1860, Augustana is a selective, private, residential, comprehensive university of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America located in Sioux Falls, SD. Central to our mission are five core values—Christian, Liberal Arts, Excellence, Community, and Service—that serve as the foundation for the University’s academic and student life programs.
As a residential university, Augustana is committed to learning and growth beyond the classroom. The Center for Campus Life completes the student experience by providing essential programs, services, and activities that foster individual development, encourage involvement, and create an inclusive campus community.
The Assistant Director of Campus Life (Multiple Positions) serves within the Center for Campus Life, providing leadership and support to a dedicated, creative, and dynamic staff with responsibility for leading a comprehensive student life program. The Assistant Director will provide ongoing support and supervision to students and staff; participate in social and educational program development; support the University’s mission, vision, and core values; and collaborate with other departments and divisions to provide excellent service.
Specifically, Assistant Directors serve in one of four primary capacities, providing leadership and oversight for the areas of Residential Education, Civic Engagement, Student Activities or Housing Operations. Anticipated availability for the 2019-2020 academic year includes one position each in Residential Education (as a traditional Hall Director), Civic Engagement (as a live-on Student Engagement professional) and Housing Operations (as a live-on housing professional). While all Assistant Directors are expected to live in on-campus housing, only those within Residential Education will experience a traditional live-in role, wherein they are responsible for all aspects of the community in which they reside. All Assistant Directors will serve in an on-call capacity for our Augustana’s residential campus.
Assistant Director positions are 12-month, full-time positions within the Center for Campus Life and report to an Associate Director of Campus Life.
Specific to the capacity in which they serve, Assistant Directors can expect the following responsibilities...
Assistant Director for Civic Engagement
Assistant Director for Residential Education
Assistant Director for Housing Operations
Assistant Director for Student Activities
Regardless of specific area assigned, Assistant Directors will also be responsible for...
Master’s degree preferred. Successful candidates will possess a theoretical and practical knowledge of student development, its application within a residential environment, and a demonstrated ability to encourage and support diversity and inclusion.
To apply, provide a cover letter, resume and names and contact information for three current references. Please forward this information electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Positions will remain open until filled. The university will be interviewing candidates at The Placement Exchange, March 6th through 9th in Los Angeles, CA. Candidates who will be attending TPE are encouraged to include their candidate number with their cover letter. Augustana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. Augustana University is committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community. Submission of official transcripts may be required upon employment. Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check.
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