Assistant Director of Student Activities for Leadership and New Student Experience
St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting résumés for the position of Assistant Director of Student Activities for Leadership and New Student Experience. The Assistant Director of Student Activities is a 12-month, full-time, live-on professional staff member in the Office of Student Activities. The Assistant Director of Student Activities is primarily responsible for providing direction to student leadership development, education, and training programs. This position also assists the Executive Director with management support for the department and Campus Center building operations. This position supervises the Coordinator of Student Engagement and Coordinator of Diversity Initiatives and Civic Engagement professional staff members. The Assistant Director will support the departments work on creating an inclusive campus for all students through strategic leadership development of campus clubs and organization as well as to the broader campus community. This position must be able to work independently, handle confidential and sensitive issues with diplomacy, and will directly supervise student employees and provide some oversight of clerical staff.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in Counseling, Student Personnel, or related field. At least 3-5 years of post-graduate experience in with leadership development and training programs on a college campus. Experience with student clubs, organization, and student government. This experience should include working with students in the planning and execution of student programs. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college. Undergraduate and residential in nature, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1600, St. Mary's emphasizes excellence in teaching. The institution was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1997. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.
St. Mary’s College (www.smcm.edu) embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission. We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity. Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address), statement of how the applicant’s employment at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity, and three references and submitted online at: apply.interfolio.com/75240. Questions may be directed to Derek Young at 240-895-4207.
Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.