The Director of Student Involvement provides leadership and administrative oversight for all programs and services associated with the Center for Student Involvement. The director is tasked with setting the direction for the department, budgetary oversight, and leadership of an exemplary student activities program informed by Gonzaga's Jesuit, Catholic mission and the Student Affairs Division priorities of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Well-being, and an Integrated Student Experience. Together with the professional, graduate, and undergraduate staff, this position guides all aspects of strategic initiatives, assessment, and key partnerships in service to the departmental mission. This position supervises all staff positions within the Center for Student Involvement and the Assistant Director for Student Media. The director serves as the advisor for the Kennel club and has involvement with all student clubs, student government, campus programming, and student media (including the Gonzaga Bulletin newspaper, iZag radio, literary journals, and Spires yearbook). This position reports to the Assistant Dean of Student Involvement and serves on the Student Affairs Department Leadership Team.
Master's degree in a related field such as higher education administration, education, social work or counseling
Five years of program coordination/management experience, preferably in higher education programs
Five years of experience working with volunteers, and/or students and faculty
Experience supervising professional or graduate student staff
Experience planning large and small events for a campus community
At Gonzaga we don’t just state our mission. We live it every day as a Catholic, Jesuit, and humanistic University. It is the reason we exist and the foundation for our purpose: educating students for lives of leadership and service. From students to faculty and staff members, everyone here knows what we stand for – and they know how valuable our mission is to the success of our institution. Our competitive benefit packages are part of Gonzaga’s commitment to care for the whole person. Packages include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement, tuition benefits, and other University-provided benefits. We also provide numerous resources which help bring balance to the complexities of work and personal life through our work/life and wellness programs.