UNC Pembroke seeks a dynamic, energetic, and engaging Student Affairs professional with a genuine passion for working with students to lead the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership (OSIL). The Director of Student Involvement is a key position in the Division of Student Affairs responsible for providing vision, leadership and strategic direction for the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership. Under the direction of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, the Director is responsible for the daily management and programmatic opportunities offered through the Office for Student Involvement and Leadership with a particular emphasis on student engagement, activities, and leadership development. The Office of Student Involvement and Leadership is a dynamic office that promotes co-curricular student engagement and campus-wide programs and traditions. This student-centered position is responsible for supporting the mission of the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership and the strategic plans of the Division of Student Affairs and UNC Pembroke.
The Director is responsible for the total operation of the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership focusing on the development, implementation, and supervision of a comprehensive student involvement and leadership program to meet the needs of a diverse university community. Programs include special events (i.e. Senior Week, Homecoming, Welcome Week), student organization support (specifically PAC, the campus programming board; SGA, the student government association; and LEAD Fellows, the peer leadership educators), weekend and late night programming (i.e., Late Night Breakfast, Tailgate Zone, Festival at Old Main), leadership programs, and other events.
The Director is directly responsible for:
· Managing all business functions of the office including supervision, staff development, marketing, assessment, social media, and financial management.
· Representing the office to, and collaborating with, external constituents and University colleagues in support of office initiatives, institutional goals, and committee work.
· Supervising an Associate Director, two Assistant Directors, and an Administrative Support Specialist that support the training, education, and leadership development of students engaged with the office as outlined by the office mission.
· Leading the development and implementation of a core leadership curriculum for positional-oriented student leaders.
· Developing, managing, and implementing celebrative experiences, including but not limited to Senior Week, Homecoming, and Festival at Old Main.
· Collaborating and serving on planning teams in support of the development of special events, including but not limited to, Freshman Move-In, Tailgate Zone, Open House, New Student Orientation, Welcome Week, Parent Weekend, student success initiatives, and weekend programming.
The director has extensive committee service in support of strategic initiatives and collaborative efforts and maintains high visibility and engagement with the student body and campus community at university events. Work also includes other duties as assigned by the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs. Professional development is required and funded. Occasional late night and weekend work is required. As an official at UNCP who has significant responsibility for student and campus activities this position is a designated Campus Security Authority.
Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: Master's Degree in student development, higher education administration, or other related discipline from an accredited college or university required. Minimum 5 years of full time experience in student activities, leadership, student union, or related area required. Experience in social media, marketing, and/or assessment preferred. The successful candidate should be experienced, detail-oriented and willing to work in partnership with the various student and faculty/staff constituencies to develop student engagement-centered programs that ensure student success.
Management Preferences: Dynamic, energetic, and engaging personality with a genuine passion for working with students. Proven ability to work as a team player and demonstrated commitment to the practice of open and effective communication with all constituents to build and maintain collaborative relationships is desired.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please attach cover letter of interest, CV/Resume and reference list.
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).
If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.
Per the requirements of the Clery Act of 1998, the Campus Security Report can be found at:
UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.