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Assistant Director of Student Engagement
|Onsite Event Position ID:||2269|
|Job Type:||First Year/Orientation/Transition/Retention Programs Leadership Development/Programs Student Activities/Union Facilities|
|Location:||New Orleans, LA|
|Institution Type:||Private not-for-profit, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 2,000 Students|
The Center for Student Engagement and Leadership creates a vibrant co-curricular experience by coordinating educational, social, and cultural programs to foster experiences which develop students and student leaders as agents-of-change in a global society. We strive to enrich student lives by cultivating transformative experiences which increase self-efficacy, leadership development, social justice, and improved physical and mental well-being. Through campus activities and traditions, student organizations, student governance and advocacy, fraternity and sorority life, leadership development, campus recreation, new student orientation, social justice initiatives, diversity and inclusion programming, and the Royal Court, Student Engagement and Leadership integrates a learning-centered, Strengths-based, development model which fosters academic excellence and student success. Student Engagement and Leadership also serves the University community by managing the Student Union and Kearny Student Center Lounge.
The Assistant Director of Student Engagement is responsible for contributing to the overall goals of the Center for Student Engagement & Leadership by supporting lively, active, and supportive campus community environment which is conducive to academic achievement and student growth. The Assistant Director will serve as a team member to develop, market, implement, and assess initiatives supported by the department. Some primary responsibilities of this position include the oversight of student leadership programs, student organizations, and campus programming. This position will also provide programmatic support Weeks of Welcome and university-wide events. This is a 12-month, full-time position.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree HIGHLY preferred.
Extensive experience in program management, commitment to student development, strong communication skills, and a demonstrated capacity to work with a diverse student population are preferred.
Energy, commitment, flexibility, and enthusiasm are highly desired.
Must have demonstrated cultural competence including proven effectiveness in serving the needs of a diverse undergraduate student population.
The successful candidate will possess an understanding of student development theory and philosophy;
with ability to administer a comprehensive set of rules and regulations, and
the ability to explain, interpret and apply rules and policies in a rational, objective, and consistent manner;
proven quality program planning, organizational, administrative, supervisory, and budget management skills.
Additionally, the candidate will have experience in program and event planning and advising of student organizations.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, writing, and computer skills required.
Have knowledge of trends in higher education and have strong managerial and supervisory skills.
Demonstrated ability to foster collaborative work environments and manage multiple tasks.
To apply, please complete the application at the provided link. Interested candidates may also e-mail resume and cover letter to Courtney Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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