Assistant Director, Student Employment and Engagement
Posting DetailsPosting Details Job Category Staff and Administrator Title Assistant Director, Student Employment and Engagement Posting Number M01019 Department Center for Career Services Reports To Dean, Student Success Point of Contact Lindsay Jenkins Responsibilities
The Assistant Director for Student Employment and Engagement will manage and oversee key campus employer relations programs; develop goals/objectives; evaluate programs and services; and partner with internal and external constituents to ensure a transformative experience for student employees. The Assistant Director for Student Employment and Engagement will develop and offer staff trainings, identify and share trends and resources, and create programming and events for students.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, psychology, communication, public relations or other related major. Master’s degree is preferred. Must possess experience in a collegiate environment to understand the academic culture and must have the ability to effectively interact with faculty, staff, students, parents, and administrators. Computer expertise in Excel, Word, and email communication essential. Must possess aptitude for numbers, accuracy, attention to detail, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. This position requires an individual to work independently to meet deadlines. Must be able to advise and interact with students and supervisors.
Skills and/or Abilities
Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Must exhibit excellent oral and written communication skills. Must have superior interpersonal skills with a demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity. Ability to research and quickly develop knowledge of employer recruiting strategies, job market trends, occupational, career and personal growth. Proficiency with Windows environment including word processing, and knowledge of database programs. Must be a self-starter and possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to organize and work independently and as part of a team. Ability to respect confidentiality and ethical boundaries with regard to guidelines, supervision and professional consultation within an academic environment.
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 45% Responsibility / Duty
oEnsure compliance with relevant laws, including but not limited to Title IX, Clery Act, FERPA, HIPPA; and federal, state, local and University employment law, statues, and practices.
oCoordinate and monitor all aspects of campus wide student employment, including hiring, processing, evaluation, placement, and payroll.
oCollect, audit and maintain necessary employment documents such as the I-9, W-4. Process employment authorizations assuring accurate completion and appropriate authorizations.
oManage federal work student program, campus employment and MU Work Scholarship budget priorities. Analyze payroll reports to effectively monitor student earning levels and communicate to students and supervisors when work awards have been earned.
Student Advisement and Support
oManage student employment information including data input and reporting; monitor compliance to policy; and adherence to specific program requirements (i.e MU Scholar and/or Federal Work-Study).
oProvide direct coaching and counseling to students related to skill development, supervisor relationships, professionalism, and employment etiquette. Supervise student workers.
Employer Relations – On campus constituents
oActively pursue new on campus employment opportunities for students for Fall, Spring, and Summer.
oServe as primary resource for University partners and officials seeking support, information, and guidance related to policies and protocol related to student employment.
oServe as resources for students and employers regarding disputes, coaching, and/or arbitration.
oMeet regularly with campus partners to ensure streamlined processes; open communication; and continuous process improvement strategies to positively impact student satisfaction, learning, and retention.
oParticipate in campus wide, division, and departmental activities to advance student employment (i.e. New Student Orientation, Faculty Orientation).
Education and Training
oCoordinate training for supervisors and new student employees.
oDevelop and implement growth opportunities for returning employees; develop ongoing paraprofessional development initiative for returning student employees.
University and Departmental
oServe on departmental and university committees, task forces, and participate in other professional development activities that aid in the development and maintenance of relationships with other campus departments, faculty, staff and other professionals in the field.
oAdditional duties as assigned to support the offices of student affairs and university mission.
Marketing and Website
oContribute to the development of a robust web experience for employers and students.
oLeverage technology based on needs assessment, best practices, market analysis and trend data to advance organizational mission.
oOther duties as assigned
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