Director, JST Renewal Program (Berkeley, CA)
Santa Clara University
Department: JST Academic Dean
Part Year: No
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Standard Hours (hours per week): 20
This is half-time appointment to serve as the Director of the JST Renewal Program beginning on July 1, 2017. This position reports to the Associate Dean at JST.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Director of the Renewal Sabbatical Program is responsible for the successful promotion, development and administration of the academic year Renewal program and related events.
1. Institutionalize the Renewal Program within JST-SCU, in collaboration with the Registrar, Business Office, Office of Enrollment Management and Marketing, and Academic Affairs at JST as well as with the International Student Services office at SCU.
2. Collaborate with the Office of Enrollment Management and Marketing for increasing recruitment and improving marketing of the program.
3. Assist and advise participants on academic, spiritual, cultural and community life at JST as aspects of the Renewal Program
4. Establish and operationalize formal Advisory Board procedures, including development of the Renewal Program commensurate with the strategic vision and priorities of JST.
5. Serve as an effective and respected leader externally, as well as a colleague and team member at JST.Specific Responsibilities:
Prepare annual budget for approval.
Recruit participants to meet enrollment goals, as established by the Dean on an annual basis.
Recruit and communicate with prospective participants.
Develop annual assessment processes for Renewal Program, including the Directors role, BS Prepare reports as requested by the Dean or Associate Dean.
Maintain academic records and Renewal Program archives, as a continuation of the New Directions Sabbatical Program.
Collaborate with Development Office in consultation with the Dean to identify benefactors.
For program participants:
o Orient participants upon arrival to Berkeley, including an opening retreat
o Maintain website for currency and accuracy
o Develop weekly Wednesday workshops
o Advise participants on course selection
o Promote social and spiritual community life among participants
o Assist with recruiting new participantsOther duties as assigned.
Provides Work Direction:
Supervise a graduate assistant for clerical and hospitality tasks.
Recommends initiatives and implements changes to improve quality and services.
Identifies and determines cause of problems; develops and presents recommendations for improvement of established processes and practices.
Maintains contact with participants/applicants and solicits feedback for improved services.
Maximizes productivity through use of appropriate tools; planned training and performance initiatives.
Researches and develops resources that create timely and efficient workflow.
Prepares progress reports; informs supervisor of project status; and deviation from goals. Ensures completeness, accuracy and timeliness of all operational functions.
Prepares and submits reports as requested and required.
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, the California Fair Employment & Housing Act, and all other applicable laws, SCU provides reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities. A qualified individual is a person who meets skill, experience, education, or other requirements of the position, and who can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Considerable time is spent at a desk using a computer terminal.
May be required to travel to other buildings on the campus.
May be required to attend conference and training sessions within Bay Area or in- or out-of-state locations.
May be required to occasionally travel to outside customers, vendors or suppliers.
The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Typical office environment.
Mostly indoor office environment with windows.
Offices with frequent interruptions.
o Broad exposure to Catholic religious life and Catholic ministries
o Intercultural exchange
o Understanding of Catholic higher education and ministry/theology degrees
o General administration, problem solving, planning
o Retreat direction, planning and implementation
o Strong ability as pastoral and/or spiritual advisor
Education and/or Experience:
Education M.Div.; Ph.D. or D. Min. preferred Years of Experience 10+ years in spiritual direction, academic administration or faculty service preferred
Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions to Applicants:
This is a fixed-term, part-time (.50FTE) benefits eligible appointment through June 30, 2018 with the possibility of extension or conversion to a regular position dependent on budget and business needs.
To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to https://jobs.scu.edu
About Santa Clara University
Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in Californias Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus masters, Ph.D., and law degrees.
Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all masters universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is Californias oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.
Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.
Santa Clara University annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Santa Clara University report, please go to the Campus Safety Services website at http://www.scu.edu/cs/. To request a paper copy please call Campus Safety at (408) 554-4441. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.
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