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Director Student Life & Success

Company: Ivy Tech Community College
Location: Richmond
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Provide leadership and vision, strategic direction, budget development and oversight, and routine assessment and evaluation for a comprehensive Student Life program including student programming, student leadership development, student governance, student organizations, service engagement, and recreation and wellness. The director will advocate for the needs of all students and provide support in response to student issues and concerns. The director will collaborate with students, faculty, and staff to provide a student-centered environment that fosters intentional development through dynamic co-curricular programming and services, as an extension of the educational experience, to bolster campus traditions and pride, engage students with the College and community, support student retention and completion, and facilitate enhanced student learning. Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree required, preferably in college student personnel, student development, higher education administration or related field Must demonstrate creativity and be able to work collaboratively with various college constituents. Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends A genuine interest in working directly with students and knowledge of student development theory is essential Excellent communication (written and verbal), time management skills, skills, and computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, email, database applications, as well as online social media), as well as the ability to handle multiple assignments concurrently in a fast-paced environment is required Job Requirements:Preferred Qualifications: - - - - - Professional experience in Student Life is required with a minimum of 3 years of work experience in a higher education setting with evidence of increasing levels of responsibility - Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in designing and building student programs and services that enhance student learning and engagement to the college with a tie to retention and completion The ideal candidate will demonstrate knowledge and implementation of best practices in student programming, student leadership development, student governance, student organizations, service engagement, and recreation and wellness Preference will be given to candidates with experience in budget development and management, negotiation, and teambuilding. Community college experience a plus - Other Requirements: - - - - - - - - - - - - Position requires sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the College students and employees Fully supports the College's mission and strategic plan initiatives Selected candidate for employment will be subject to pre-employment background checks, including criminal history check, and any offer of employment will be contingent upon that outcome. Official college transcripts required upon hiring Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana is an accredited, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity or status as a veteran.

Keywords: Ivy Tech Community College, Dayton , Director Student Life & Success, Executive , Richmond, Ohio

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