Assistant Director, Student Leadership & Involvement and Residence Life - Incheon, South Korea
The University of Utah Human Resources
March 9, 2018
Incheon, South Korea
55000.00 - 65000.00
Full Time - Experienced
This position exists to provide campus leadership in the creation, implementation and assessment of a comprehensive set of programs and services designed to enhance students’ participation in the life of the campus through events, traditions, and celebrations. Through the supervision of the Student Leadership & Involvement Center and Residence Life, this position coordinates resources and outreach efforts to connect students to all campus involvement opportunities and promotes leadership development through student organizations and residence life programs. The Assistant Director will serve as the advisor to the student government, maintain collaborative relationships with designated advisors for other clubs and provide supervision for resident advisors. In addition, this position coordinates New Student Orientation which occurs twice a year and assists in the Student Conduct process. This position will report directly to the Dean of Students and contribute to student satisfaction with their collegiate experience by building a sense of campus community, activity and involvement.
University of Utah Job ID# PRN16222B, Office for Global Engagement
COMPENSATION: $55,000.00-$65,000.00. Strong benefit package including tuition reduction program, retirement and health plan options.
WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time, 40 hours per week. Day
Oversee all student life initiatives for the campus, including residential life, student leadership, large scale student programming, student organization funding, orientation, and student government.
Operate the Student Leadership & Involvement Center (SLIC), student involvement hub for the campus. Supervise undergraduate leadership consultants (LCs) to help with advising and program execution
Coordinate residential life on campus, including training and supervising resident advisors. Also work closely with third party campus partners concerning housing.
Coordinate student activities, clubs and other recreational activities with students, faculty and staff.
Plan and implement orientation and management of volunteer staff and all event arrangements and planning.
Serve in leadership and planning committees related to student affairs, alumni outreach and commencement
Work closely with students to facilitate development of leadership skills through active engagement on campus
Assist students and advisers in the planning, development, budgeting, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of clubs and student organizations
Evaluate, assess, and develop program components related to the student activities, student government, and clubs and research best practices and professional standards pertaining to executing student government advising, campus programming, and leadership programs.
Remain knowledgeable of all programs offered through the University and respond or refer appropriately to student inquiries particularly regarding: housing, counseling services (referrals), disability services (referrals), and student activities.
Promote student involvement through active and up-to-date website, social media and other methods.
Maintain familiarity with University student information systems and learning management systems in order to access student information to provide assistance as required.
Maintain and evaluate data on student retention and work with academic program coordinators to improve retention efforts based on best practices. On a regular basis provide reports of data collected to the Dean of Students at UAC.
Promote involvement through an active and up-to-date website around student activities and involvement
Work as a UAC team member to provide seamless service to all students.
The incumbent has the authority to identify and propose solutions for problems that arise concerning student activity issues, student recreation issues, housing, and refer appropriately to student inquiries regarding counseling.
Authority & Reporting Relationship-
The UAC Assistant Director will report directly to the Dean of Students at the UAC. It is expected that this position will serve as a member of the Division of Student Affairs Leadership Team and work closely with the UAC Executive Leadership, Enrollment Coordinator, International Services Coordinator, Assistant Director of Recruitment, Domestic Recruitment Specialist, Assistant Director of Marketing, academic advisors, campus manager and other staff and faculty at the Asia Campus.
Master’s degree in a related field or equivalency required (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Six years of progressively more responsible management experience; and demonstrated leadership, human relations and effective communication skills also required.
Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education Administration, Business Administration or related area preferred.
Department Specific Qualifications:
Master’s degree in related program
3 years full time experience working with a student population, preferably in a higher education setting
Ability to translate student development and leadership theory and research into practice
Ability to facilitate group development
Experience designing and facilitating leadership training for student organizations
Ability to design learning outcomes based programming
Experience maintaining and tracking administrative paperwork
Ability to form and maintain positive working relationships with students, staff and faculty
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks efficiently and effectively to meet deadlines
Experience appropriately handling confidential information
Demonstrated success working independently as well as in a team environment
Demonstrated dependability and customer service experience
Ability to problem solve effectively and to understand, interpret and implement policy and procedures
Ability to work with a diverse clientele, to establish and maintain effective working relationships, and to handle the demands of multiple deadlines and changing priorities
Demonstrated skill in exercising patience, diplomacy and flexibility in interacting with students
Sensitivity to and ability to operate in a multi-cultural setting, with experience working with people of diverse cultural backgrounds
Experience living or working in and outside the United States
PREFERENCES: Terminal degree in related field.
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