Director of Student Life

Westminster, Maryland
May 15, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

The position of DIRECTOR OF STUDENT LIFE is available in the Division of Student Affairs.  This position is on a full-time, 12-month basis, working under the supervision of the Dean of Student Affairs.

FUNCTION:  Responsible for providing leadership and management of student life, the strategic learning community, and co-curricular activities. Specific responsibilities include: supervising and evaluating the work activities of the Coordinator of Student Activities and Leadership, Coordinator of Experiential Learning and Student Organizations and Student Life Administrative Associate, as well as part-time positions in the Student Life Office; providing staff development for Student Life staff members, including theory to practice implementation; developing, directing, and assessing Areas of Study co-curricular initiatives including, the mini-grant program and other co-curricular activities; working with division chairs and core faculty members in the design and integration of first-year experience initiatives in essential general education courses and curricula to develop retention strategies for first year students; planning and coordinating a comprehensive New Student Orientation program with Admissions Office; organizing and facilitating Welcome Week events; overseeing composition and implementation of student learning outcomes and program reviews for co-curricular and first year programs, student activities and leadership, and service-learning program; organizing student development, diversity and leadership activities and events, including Student Advocacy Day, Broadway Blast trip and other college-wide opportunities for students; coordinating the Carroll Food Locker Program; directing content management of student life and co-curricular program web pages and production of student life publications; administering the student life budgets, Student Activities Finance Board budget, and Mini-grants budget; serving as the chair of the Student Activities Finance Board; providing support for the Hill Scholars honors program, working closely with the Dean of Students; serving on the Scholarship Committee, including administration of the Student Government Organization’s Leadership Scholarship; promoting and protecting the rights of students as outlined in the “Student Bill of Rights”; serving on the Student Affairs Directors management team; establishing and implementing goals of the annual plan for the Academic and Student Affairs areas and performing other duties as assigned.

REQUIRMENTS: Master’s Degree in Student Personnel, Counseling, Education or an academic area. Two years of full-time experience in Student Life and/or leadership development programs, preferably in a community college setting.  Must have excellent management, organizational, presentational, leadership development, budgetary and fiscal management skills.  Must be innovative and student oriented, with a proven track record providing for student leadership development, student needs, multicultural issues, and the needs of special populations. Must be willing to work evenings and weekends periodically.

SALARY:  Grade 13 on the 12-month salary scale.  Minimum starting salary range $59,510 with actual salary placement based on credentials. Excellent benefit package.

APPLICATION PROCESS:  To be considered, interested applicants must submit a cover letter to include your minimum salary required and resume postmarked by May 26, 2017 to the Human Resources Department at Carroll Community College, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, Maryland 21157 or email In order to qualify for employment, candidates must successfully complete a criminal background check.



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