Director, Student Leadership & Development
Posted on Nov 5, 2020 by California State University
Reporting to the Associate Vice President/Dean of Students, the Director is responsible for the overall administration of the Student Leadership and Development department with oversight for new student orientation and transition; student organizations and Fraternity/Sorority life; co-curricular leadership development; and student engagement. The Director provides leadership and management encompassing: strategic and financial planning, policy and procedure, personnel practices, assessment, internal and external collaborations and student relations.
The Director is charged with ensuring the mission, vision and values of the department align to divisional and institutional priorities, supporting student success and facilitating the development and personal growth of the student population. To accomplish this, the incumbent leads the unit in the development and maintenance of relationships with a broad spectrum of collaborators including campus partners, the area community and families when appropriate.
Education: Master's degree from a college or university.
Experience: Three to five years of progressive experience of directly related experience.
Previous experience in one or more areas of responsibility desirable.
Innovative, creative and energetic work style.
Knowledge of student development theory, university trends and relevant best practices.
Demonstrated ability to source necessary and relevant information in order to conduct accurate and factual research.
Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail; ability to write memos and letters, and prepare reports.
Experience working in a unionized environment.
Experience serving on committees or work groups.
Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.