Advises and supports a diverse portfolio of student organizations. For the assigned student organizations, this could include, but is not limited to, offering programming advice and assistance, mentoring organizational leadership, attending organizational meetings and events, assessing organizational risk and ensuring compliance with University policy, developing training opportunities and materials, promoting financial competency through fiscal management accountability and skills development, and providing connection to campus resources.
Works with the Assistant Director for Student Leadership Development to operationalize the recommendations of the Leadership Program Review. This includes the development, planning, and implementation of student development programs focusing on leadership, civic engagement, and other potential areas of growth for UChicago students, including, but not limited to StrengthsQuest-based programming, the Womenâ™s Leadership series, and other quarterly RSO Development modules.
Oversees the nomination and selection process for the annual University Student Leadership Awards, including the marketing of the awards, solicitation of nominations, database management, and coordination of all ceremony logistics and details.
Collaborates with CLI staff to create robust communications and web presence for UChicago Leads initiative through the development and publishing of content on the CLI and UChicago Leads website and social media platforms to highlight student involvement.
Organizes, implements, and assesses the Student Activities & Resource Fair in coordination with the College Programming Office (CPO) displaying involvement opportunities to the campus community.
Coordinates with the students and staff to develop activities, programs, and initiatives related to student life, and/or community involvement. Develops and implements straightforward programming.
Advises, supports, and recommends concepts for programming to leaders of various organizations and programs.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelor's and Master's degree.
Bachelor's degree in liberal arts field.
Master's degree in higher education, student affairs, or student personnel.
Demonstrated success in working with diverse and complex student organizations .
Experience in working with students and advising student organizations in a student affairs or student life environment.
Event planning experience.
Experience in organization bookkeeping or budget management.
Experience in the preparation and presentation of workshops desired.
Excellent interpersonal skills and conflict resolution techniques.
The Ideal candidate will have the ability to work independently and carry out assignments and projects without detailed instructions.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to understand the needs of the University of Chicago community and work with students, faculty and staff in a wide array of situations is essential.
Display emotional intelligence.
Celebrate diversity & inclusion.
Foster partnership & collaboration.
Communicate effectively & with influence.
The candidate must have the flexibility to work hours and availability to attend emergent situations on campus as needed and must be willing to work some evenings and weekends.
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