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Director of Campus Life
|Onsite Event Position ID:||2018|
|Job Type:||Fraternity & Sorority Health/Wellness/Drug and Alcohol Student Activities/Union Facilities|
|Institution Type:||Private not-for-profit, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 2,000 Students|
The Director of Campus Life will provide direct development, planning and implementation of programs and services, including Student Programming, Student Organizations, Campus Recreation, Health Education and Greek Life, to foster a comprehensive and intentional student activities and involvement program. The Director of Campus Life, and programs it oversees, support the mission of the institution and division of Student Affairs; promotes an active campus life; meets the needs of addresses the interests of the campus population; fosters the development of student organizations and their individual members, enhances campus work to reduce high-risk behaviors, and contributes to the overall development of individuals and the campus community.
Provide strategic vision and direct oversight to the following areas: Student Programming, Student Organizations, Campus Recreation, Health Education and Greek Life
Provide supervision to staff to ensure the growth of the department and programs and their individual professional development. Supervisory duties including, but not limited to: hiring, training, performance appraisals, corrective action, work flow management and staff recognition This position will supervise full-time and as needed graduate-assistant level professionals, including the Assistant Director for Campus Engagement & Wellness, and Assistant Director for Greek Life.
Lead the planning and development of co-curricular student activities which provide a welcoming campus environment and support student recruitment, retention and successful achievement of academic and professional goals. Oversee development of activities, events and programs designed for the social, cultural and wellness development of students.
Ensure programming goals reflect a commitment to diversity and sustainability.
Promote and position the department as central to student learning outside the classroom, overall campus life and community building.
Provide the leadership and support to Assistant Director for Greek Life to help move the Greek Life community in a direction that meets its stated purposes, legal and institutional requirements
In conjunction with the Assistant Director for Greek Life, collaborates with the Chief Judicial Officer to evaluate campus conduct violations and to constructively address conduct or standards violations/issues within Greek Life
Education, Training and Resource Development
Collaborate with student affairs staff and faculty to build a more positive campus climate overall, regarding high-risk behaviors such as substance abuse and sexual violence and in alignment with Title III goals.
Design, in conjunction with the Assistant Director for Campus Engagement and Wellness, best-practice campus alcohol reduction strategies focused on reducing misperceptions of campus alcohol use norms.
Departmental, Divisional and University Responsibilities:
Administer and project departmental budgets
Coordinate College of Arts & Science Title III project, activities, budget and assessment management.
Collaborate with Title III leadership team and participate in related Title III professional development.
Construct and assess measurable student learning outcomes for all programs and services
Develop and implement comprehensive plans to achieve student satisfaction and support retention goals in relation to departmental services, objectives and goals.
Maintain reports and records to assess accomplishments, outcomes and departmental needs
In collaboration with key division and university stakeholders, maintain, or develop as needed, protocols to ensure appropriate risk assessment and liability reduction.
Serve as administrator during key departmental events including greek recruitment period
Assist with campus-wide events efforts such as New Student Orientation, Homecoming and Family Weekend and Commencement as needed, as well as major departmental and divisional initiatives.
Assist in the management of the physical facilities within the scope of the job responsibilities, including maintaining equipment, enforcing University policy and reporting issues as appropriate
Work with campus systems, including Colleague and WebAbvisor, as it pertains to roster management, budgets, etc.
Support and advocate for the needs and interests of students.
Establish and maintain good collaborative relationships with offices and departments within division, campus community and external constituencies.
Attend and actively participate in departmental and divisional staff meetings, trainings and retreats.
Serve on campus committees as assigned, including but not limited to planning and retention-focused committees
Other duties as assigned by Vice President of Student Affairs
Master’s degree required plus 3-5 years of experience in student affairs or related field. Prior supervisory experience and experience with fraternity and sorority life preferred.
Strong interpersonal communication,collaboration and conflict resolution skills with the ability to work with a diverse population of constituents, including but not limited to, students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Demonstrated ability of external communication skills-speaking and written
Demonstrated experience in problem-solving and decision-making.
Strong project management skills with the ability to work on multiple objectives simultaneously
Demonstrated financial management skills
Ability to be self-motivated, change-oriented and flexible essential.
Thank you very much for your interest in Doane University and the Campus Life position! All interested applicants should apply via our website https://www.doane.edu/jobs. Doane's mission is to provide an exceptional liberal arts education in a creative, inclusive, and collaborative community where faculty and staff work closely with undergraduate and graduate students preparing them for lives rooted in intellectual inquiry, ethical values, and a commitment to engage as leaders and responsible citizens of the world. Central to our mission, Doane University actively works to create and sustain a welcoming learning community for all members to fulfill their potential, feel valued, and make meaningful contributions to the university. Doane University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks candidates who reflect the diversity of our society.
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