Director, Saints' Center for Service

Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Feb 28, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Category Staff and Administrator

Posting Number M00880

Department Academic Affairs

Reports To Provost and Vice President Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management

Point of Contact Victor Betancourt-Santiago, Karen Laughlin

Responsibilities

The Director will act as the campus leader in advancing the vision of the Saints' Center for Service. The Director will identify strategies for fostering meaningful service experiences and opportunities; promote the integration of service with the University's commitments to student development, teaching, learning, and scholarship; develop linkages across campus and with external community partners to build capacity for the provision of meaningful service opportunities; establish the overall direction and strategic plan for the Saints' Center for Service, and provide administrative leadership in the development and delivery of campus-wide service opportunities and experiences.

It is expected that the Director will meet with Student Affairs, Athletics, and other campus units multiple times throughout the year.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: Master's Degree
  • Academic areas or major: Student development; counseling, social work, educational leadership; higher education administration, public administration, or business preferred.
  • Experience: Experience in providing services to nonprofit agencies and community outreach, working with faculty to develop service-learning courses, and in building collaborative teams. In addition, experience in serving those living in poverty or with special needs, grant writing, assessment, and event planning is an asset.
  • Supervisory/managerial experience required: General supervision and collaboration with student leaders.
  • Special knowledge: Outstanding communication skills [speaking, written, and interpersonal] are essential; ability to work collaboratively and build strong teams; Microsoft Office products, experience with marketing communications including social media marketing.


Preferred Qualifications



Special Notes to Applicants



Application materials must be received by 03/30/2018

Open Until Filled

University Profile

Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university that emphasizes the liberal arts, career preparation, and personal and professional development. Consistently rated #1 or 2 among regional universities in the South for its diverse student body , Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university's location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources and international, cultural, and ethnic diversity of the nation's capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.



Job Duties

Percent of total time 20

Responsibility / Duty

  • Launch the overall direction and strategic plan for the Saints' Center for Service and oversee and provide administrative leadership in the development and delivery of campus-wide civic engagement opportunities and experiences.
  • Provide leadership and management of operations of the Center for Service including budgetary functions and personnel matters. The Director will meet with Student Affairs, Athletic, and other campus units multiple times during the year.

Percent of total time 20

Responsibility / Duty

  • Provide leadership and work with the advisory board and with campus partners to secure funds through foundations, corporations, grants, and friends.
  • Oversee community partnerships, programming, and sponsorship for service opportunities at Marymount University.
  • Make presentations to academic departments and classes, community agencies and other groups as requested to promote the development of meaningful service opportunities, and benefits, including service learning.

Percent of total time 20

Responsibility / Duty

  • Serve as a central repository of information about community partnership activities thoughtfully connecting them with Marymount faculty and students.
  • Develop systems to address internal and external requests, assist in seeking funding and develop a clearinghouse for service related activities.
  • Develop a process to identify projects and partnerships that exemplify collaborative and reciprocal campus-community partnerships; work closely with campus units such as University Advancement, Communications and Marketing, the President's Office, Academic Affairs and Enrollment Management, and Student Affairs in identifying and publicizing these service opportunities.

Percent of total time 10

Responsibility / Duty

Work with The Office of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness ( PIE ) to gather and analyze data in order to work toward national recognition opportunities for students, faculty, staff, and community partners, including the President's Higher Education Honor Roll, Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, Ashoka Changemaker Campus Recognition, and the Newman Civic Fellows Award.

Percent of total time 10

Responsibility / Duty

Oversee the collection of information to develop and utilize measurement systems to gauge and report on Marymount University's community involvement and assist in the development of metrics to assess college and faculty engagement.

Percent of total time 10

Responsibility / Duty

  • Oversee the branding and marketing of the Center for Service including website management, regular e-newsletters, social media outlets and regular communication with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with administrative and academic departments and other campus partners to establish and execute College-wide plans that promote, assess, and improve community engaged learning, civic engagement and student leadership experiences on and off campus.

Percent of total time 10

Responsibility / Duty

  • Attend appropriate local, state, regional and national meetings and conferences for professional development and enhancement of department programs.
  • Establishes collaborative and effective working relationships with a broad and diverse group of leaders across higher education, local/ state/federal government and community agencies
  • Serve on faculty and university committees as appropriate.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.





Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have a Master's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have experience in providing services to nonprofit agencies and community outreach, working with faculty to develop service-learning courses, and in building collaborative teams?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have supervisory / managerial experience?
    • Yes
    • No




Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Other Document

PI101374606

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