Director of Student Life and the Davis Center

Burlington, VT
Feb 28, 2018
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Details

Advertising/Posting Title Director of Student Life and the Davis Center Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are required to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. Posting Summary
Serves as Director of Student Life and the Dudley H. Davis Center providing leadership and direction for a comprehensive, campus-wide student life and college union program. Administers the planning, budgeting, and daily functioning of the Department of Student Life and the activities, functions, and policy development of the Dudley H. Davis Center, addresses a wide range of student life issues, serves as principal advisor to the Student Government Association and its recognized student organizations, and creates a supportive work environment on issues of diversity, social justice, inclusion, and in diversity programs, and, infuses UVM's "Our Common Ground" values into the culture, ethos and programming of Student Life and the Davis Center.
Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
Master's degree in Student Personnel, Counseling, or related field with five to six years of post degree experience in student life and campus administration. Demonstrated ability to successfully work with diverse populations. Familiarity with higher education legal issues. Ability to assess campus climate and communicate same to campus. Administrative skills including financial management, supervision, and risk management. Ability to understand and articulate a philosophy of education based in experiential learning and co-curricular education. Ability to mediate conflict. Experience with the production of major campus programs and events. Demonstrated commitment to creating a supportive work environment on issues of diversity and participating in diversity programs.
Desirable Qualifications Other Information Special Conditions Weekend work required, Non-standard work hours required, External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees Category Student Affairs/Services Job Type Full-time FLSA Exempt Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 84500.00 Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 177500.00 Staff Hiring Band Staff Union Code NU

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.
Job Open Date 02/05/0018 Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.) Open Until Filled No

Position Information

Position Title Classified Executive Posting Number S1445PO Department Student Life/30454 Position Number 005239 Employee FTE 1.0 Employee Term 12

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    The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.


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