| Reporting to the Associate Dean of Student of Student Affairs, the Director of Student Life and Wellness will serve a strategic leadership role in the Office of Student Affairs at Yale Divinity School (YDS), building upon and expanding current student life and wellness initiatives while developing programs and resources that serve to cultivate, foster and promote holistic community belonging at the Divinity School. The Director will be responsible for the development, oversight and implementation of co-curricular programs to support student wellness, personal and professional development, and vocational discernment. The incumbent will liaise with other Yale University offices to foster an integrated network of spiritual and social support for students at Yale Divinity School, and will provide pastoral care & counseling, vocational discernment and supplemental advising to students as necessary. Additionally, the Director will serve as the primary contact and on-site resource for Divinity student disability, student illnesses and emergencies, maintaining frequent contact with faculty, administrators, and other Yale University offices to coordinate appropriate support.|
Posting Position Title: Student Services Officer 4, Student Affairs
University Job Title: Director of Student Life and Wellness
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Required Skill/ability 1: Extraordinary interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral), evidencing the ability and desire to connect empathetically and intellectually with student, staff and faculty constituents of the Yale Divinity School community.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated knowledge and experience in offering pastoral counseling & care, student advising, and/or clinical counseling.
Required Skill/ability 3: Documented record of student advocacy, collaboration, development, and empowerment in an academic setting.
Required Skill/ability 4: Experience in program development, resource creation, strategic planning, and workshop facilitation of wellness initiatives within academic communities.
Required Skill/ability 5: Knowledge of and experience working within divinity school and/or ecclesial communities.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: M.Div., MAR, MSW, or MA in related field; experience in pastoral counseling & care or clinical counseling in academic setting; knowledge of contemporary trends of wellness programming and resources.; experience in program development and workshop facilitation, and technological fluency in breadth of social media, presentation, survey, and multimedia platforms.
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