Director, Follett Student Leadership Center

The University of Texas at Arlington  |  Arlington, TX

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Posted about 3 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Director, Follett Student Leadership Center

Job Type: Leadership Development/Programs
Location: Arlington, TX
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 1826
Application Deadline: 09/16/2021

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
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Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Position Description

The Director of the Leadership Center will be responsible for developing, enhancing, and implementing comprehensive campus wide leadership programs and services with special efforts on integrating existing programs and engaging academic departments in collaborative programs.  Components of the Center include: The Leadership Honors Program, Freshman Leaders on Campus, Leadership Courses; Leadership Studies Minor; UTA Volunteers, Alternative Breaks; Leadership Retreats, Recognition Program; scholarships, awards, leadership advisory and honorary organizations, leadership workshops and lectures.

Continually refine vision, mission, as well as develop strategic and annual goals and objectives including assessments and marketing materials for the Leadership Center’s component areas. Engage with the academic community in leadership development initiatives for UT Arlington students, including collaborate with the Chair of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies to oversee the implementation of and enhance the Leadership Minor. Chair relevant leadership committees including the Student Employee Training Committee, Leadership Consortium and Leadership Advisory Committee. Recruit faculty, staff, alumni and community members for participation in leadership center programs, activities and courses and oversee University staff and faculty partners working with the Center as leadership consultants. Coordinate the campus Leadership Recognition Program and outstanding student leadership scholarships. Assist with the planning and implementation of all component programs and services within the Center, including the coordination and implementation of leadership trainings, workshops and retreats. Advise various student organizations with an emphasis on leadership or service. Oversee budget for department and seek additional funding opportunities. Supervise staff and student employees of the Leadership Center. Support for the Involvement & Engagement unit programs and perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.  


Job Requirements

Master’s degree in higher education, student personnel or related field.  Computer literacy with knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Creative Suite, and desktop publishing. Experience planning, implementing, and evaluating student programs. Ability to utilize independent thinking, judgment, and decision-making skills. Experience working with a diverse population; excellent writing and public speaking skills. Experience in advising student organizations, university judicial theory/practice, student counseling, budget planning and management. Knowledge about student development theory, project management, contract negotiations and event production.  Licenses: Class “C” Operator’s Driver’s License. Applicant selected must provide a current three (3) year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver’s License within (30) days after entering Texas as a new resident. 

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