Director of Student Involvement

 |  Notre Dame, IN

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Job Overview

Posted July 06, 2017 Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Director of Student Involvement

Job Type: Leadership Development/Programs Orientation/New Student Programs Student Activities/Union Facilities
Location: Notre Dame, IN
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type:
Institution Size:
Employer ID: 25042
Application Deadline: 08/23/2017

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Sexual Orientation


Housing for Position:
None provided
Housing for Position:
None provided
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
2-4 Years

Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
2-4 Years

Position Description

The Director is a full time (12 months), professional member of the Student Affairs Division that is responsible for the development and implementation of campus-wide student centered programs, services, orientation and leadership opportunities that are supportive of the mission, values and goals of Saint Mary’s College.

General supervision exercised by the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs.

Exercise the supervision of the full time Student Involvement Specialist and Student Affairs Staff Assistant.

Oversee departmental budgets.
Plan a yearlong series of leadership opportunities for students based on the social change leadership model.
Develop and implement orientation programs specifically focusing on first year students, graduate students and transfer students.
Assess the needs, serve as a counselor/advisor, advocate for and work with students to assist them in building support networks on campus.
Advise the Class Council and the Student Activities Board and other student organizations as requested.
Work with various campus constituents to provide alternative evening and weekend programs for students including but not limited to the 5th Quarter (Fall semester) and Overtime (Spring semester) event series.
Coordinate and conduct training for advisors of student organizations.
Plan and assist in planning campus wide events as directed.
Assist with the recruitment and retention of students.
Represent the department and the division on various campus committees and community events.
Develop, implement and maintain strategies, programs, process and policies in support of the College’s strategic priorities.
Coordinate, where appropriate, with the offices and programs at the University of Notre Dame.
Communicate with the Development Office the need for additional funds for supporting new initiatives.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities and requirements.

Job Requirements

Master’s degree in counseling, higher education or related field.
Desire to work at a Catholic women's college.
At least 3 years of progressive experience working with student organizations and orientation programs.
Strong record of success in developing relationships and working with diverse communities.
Demonstrated leadership in student activities, student involvement, leadership development and student advising on an organizational level.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
Proven administrative, advising and fiscal management skills.
The demonstrated ability to independently maintain programs and multitask on several projects at one time with frequent interruptions.
Ability to work flexible hours including night and weekend hours.

The ability to maintain positive interpersonal relationships and effectively communicate with students, faculty, staff and the community.|
Knowledge of how to use social media to promote events.
The ability to work independently on tasks and possess sound reasoning and judgment.
Knowledge of research and literature pertaining to student leadership development, orientation programs and student organizations.
Ability to work with others in a team environment.
Educate the campus community on processes and procedures with a customer-service approach.

Application Information

Candidates interested in the available positions should submit a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references electronically to or via U.S. Mail to Saint Mary's College, Office of Human Resources, 104 Facilities Building, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556.

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