Assistant Director Student Activities & Leadership
University of Cincinnati
March 14, 2018
Do you have a passion for leadership education? Are you experienced in a classroom setting? Join the Student Activities and Leadership Development's team and help connect campus and classroom experiences by designing and implementing programs that help students grow personally and professionally.
Reporting to the Director of Student Activities & Leadership Development (SALD), the Assistant Director will provide strategic direction for various student leadership programs and direct the UC Lead Co-curricular Leadership Certificate. The successful candidate will draw upon the University of Cincinnati's experience and the mission of Student Activities & Leadership Development to create and sustain innovative programs that foster holistic leadership development.
8-10 Students Interns
1-2 Graduate Interns
Teaching and Classroom Engagement
Design, prepare and deliver teaching materials for courses in the Student Leadership Certificate including the Introduction of Student Leadership Certificate course
Assess students' work in courses and provide timely feedback regarding course assignments and practicum course projects
Advise and support practicum students in the Student Leadership Certificate Practicum Course
Approve student certificate status
Leadership and Engagement
Direct the UC LEAD leadership certificate in partnership with the Center for Organizational Leadership
Oversee Camp Bearcats, an overnight first-year leadership retreat
Plan and implement the annual Student Activities & Leadership Development student leadership conference; a day-long event hosted in October
Develop partnerships with local businesses to create professional leadership development programs/opportunities for students
Partner with faculty and staff to ensure SALD's place as an integral part of the academic mission of the institution
Continue the growth and implementation of Leadership Living Learning Communities
Support the Co-curricular transcript
Advice Omicron Delta Kappa
Advise the National Society of Leadership and Success
Manage operational expenses within an established budget
Assist in efforts to achieve annual SALD office-wide goals
Serve on the SALD Leadership Team
Other duties as discussed
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor degree with five (5) years of experience; -OR- Associate degree with seven (7) years of experience; -OR- nine (9) years of experience. Degree must be in a related field. Experience must be related. Experience also requires at least three (3) years supervision.
Preferred experience and qualifications:
Thorough knowledge of student development and leadership theories
Knowledge of best practices related to student leadership programs
Experience in creating/leading collegiate student leadership programs
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively one-on-one, in small groups, and in public speaking contexts
Practice in assessing programs
Classroom Teaching Experience
Master's degree in college student personnel, counseling, education or related field
Please submit your cover letter under the 'Additional Documents' section of the application. Failure to include a cover letter may remove you from consideration.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.