Reporting to the Associate Director of Campus Life, the Assistant Director is responsible for the leadership and development of involved students at UMBC. The incumbent advises the Student Government Association and supervises staff who are responsible for areas such as leadership, intellectual student organizations, and other student life related functions. This position requires that the incumbent work closely with internal and external constituents to help create and enhance a vibrant student life experience on campus. Specific duties include: managing a budget and providing appropriate assessment and evaluation for major initiatives; supervising exempt, graduate, undergraduate, and contingent staff; interpreting institutional policies, procedures, mission, and philosophy in their daily work with students and their concerns; and performing other duties as assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a Master's degree in Student Affairs or related field and at least one year of staff supervision. Experience in Student Affairs or Student Services also required.
Three years of student activities related experience
Strong commitment to and understanding of multicultural issues is highly desirable
Demonstrated commitment to meeting the needs of diverse student populations and student organizations
Ability to interact effectively with broad campus constituents and partners
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Excellent organizational and time management abilities
Comfort with high-paced, dynamic work environment and strong team player mentality
Background Screening Statement:
A background check will be required.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references (including current telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) with your application.
Screening of Applications Begins:
For best consideration please submit application materials by January 26, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineeri...ng, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.