Location: Worcester, MA Category: Education Posted On: Sun Mar 21 2021 Job Description:
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Director of Student Life and Leadership is responsible for planning, developing and administering campus-wide student activities, new student orientation and leadership development programming. The Director is the student engagement expert on campus, working in collaboration with the other departments such as Athletics, Phi Theta Kappa, Counseling and Wellness and Veterans Affairs to assist in providing educational and social programming. The Director will oversee the Fuller Center, the Student Life offices, programming initiates and staff.
The Director of Student Life and Leadership reports to the Dean of Students
The Director of Student Life and Leadership exercise direct supervision over full-time and par-time professional staff in the department.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Director of Student Life and Leadership is responsible for:
Directing developing, implementing and supervising the programming and staff of the Student Life Department.
Developing and Implementing multi-campus orientation programs and welcome activities for all incoming students.
Oversight of the Fuller Center/Student Life and Leadership offices and space.
Planning, developing and implementing comprehensive student engagement opportunities for all students.
Developing and leading a comprehensive leadership development program in conjunction with student mentoring and FYE courses.
Acting as the Student Senate Advisor by providing ongoing assistance and counsel as well as provide organization and oversight for all campus clubs and organizations.
Implementing, and assessing an orientation program that includes both on line and face to face components.
Hiring, training, supervising and evaluating professional and classified staff as well as students' staff.
Budgeting responsibilities which include, preparing, managing and providing good stewardship of the student fees and all cost centers.
Supervising and maintaining the departmental content of the student Faculty portal and College Website.
Updating and evaluating procedures, protocols and policies related to the department and student engagement on all campuses.
Overseeing of the student ID process and distribution.
Organizing and implementing the yearly student awards ceremony in concert with Academic Affairs.
Working with the Nursing Education Faculty members to identify and engage nursing students to provide campus-wide wellness events.
Provide leadership for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programing for all students.
Building strong collaborative relationships with the surrounding Worcester community and all College constituencies.
Serving as a member of the Campus Security Authority (CSA) to assist in providing statistics related to the College's Annual Security Report.
Performing other duties as assigned.
Master's Degree in Higher Education, Student Development or related field.
Five to seven years (5-7) experience in the field of Student Development/Student Affairs.
Experience running a multi-modality student orientation program.
Experience supervising professional and student staff.
Experience in implementing and running student leadership development programs.
Experience in creative and educational programming at the college level.
Community College experience.
Knowledge of student engagement and development theory.
Excellent computer, oral and written communication skills.
SALARY/HOURS Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. There will be some evening and weekend hours. Full benefits apply.
QCC was established in 1963 to provide access to higher education to residents of Central Massachusetts. Since the early 60s, enrollment has grown from 300 to over 13,000 full and part-time day and evening students served. Over 120 associate degree and certificate career options in Business, Healthcare, Technology, Liberal Arts, and Human Services. The College also offers a wide variety of non-credit courses, workshops, and seminars through its Center for Workforce Development and Continuing Education. In addition, over 300 noncredit and nearly 35 credit courses are offered online.In addition to its main campus on West Boylston Street in Worcester, the College has program locations in downtown Worcester at its Healthcare and Workforce Development Center, at the Senior Center in Worcester (Hospitality & Recreation Management), Burncoat High School in Worcester (Automotive Technology), and in Marlborough at Assabet Valley, and Southbridge.QCC is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or services, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the college academic community.