Assistant Director, UFMC, BSRC, GIR
Assistant Director, UFMC, BSRC, GIR; United Front Multicultural Commons
Posting # 1045
The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed to a liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. Inspired by this centuries old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University welcomes people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanity's urgent challenges.
Coordinates long-term and short-term educational and cultural programs and services focusing on social justice, identity exploration, leadership development, empowerment, and change-making. The Assistant Director guides students from across each of the spaces to develop large and small scale programming centered around solidarity, coalition building and intersectionality. The Assistant Director will complete work assignments with minimal supervision and have the ability to prioritize, organize, and complete tasks effectively and in a timely manner. The role requires flexibility, enthusiasm, initiative, and strong problem-solving and multi-tasking skills. The university seeks an individual with a strong interest in working at a mission driven, faith based institution. The role of the Assistant Director in working with students and the responsibilities of the position are significantly tethered in the university's contemporary Roman Catholic mission.
This role will work as a member of this leadership team to more intentionally bring together the work of the Black Student Resource Commons, a new LGBTQ+ and Allies Commons, the United Front Multicultural Commons and the Women's Commons. The Commons model was deliberately implemented to represent the idea of a place where resources, ideas, and spaces are shared and where a community can grow. As The Commons model continues to develop, we envision an environment that demonstrates the value of a holistic approach to promoting identity development and student success and where our entire student community will explore and learn about self and others. Due to the evolving nature of our work we are seeking an individual with a keen ability to collaborate, someone who can implement visionary ways of working, and who is comfortable adjusting work requirements to meet the needs of students and the USD community. Occasional evening and weekend hours required. General guidance and direction received from the Directors of The Commons. The Supervisor of record is the Director of the United Front Multicultural Commons. This position supervises student assistants.
Program Support and Development
Supervision and Advising
Performance Expectations: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Special Conditions of Employment:
Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.
Posting Salary: Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits.
The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a 12% retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Human Resources: Benefits
Special Application Instructions:
Priority will be given to applicants that submit an application by May 15, 2019.
Resume and Cover Letter Required
Click http://jobs.sandiego.edu/cw/en-us/job/493643/assistant-director-ufmc-bsrc-gir to complete our online application and, for full consideration, please upload a resume and cover letter to your application profile for the hiring managers' review. If you have any questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at [email protected]
Hours: 40 hours per week
Closing date: May 20, 2019
Note: External job postings will be up for at least five days. After that time, applications will be reviewed by the hiring manager/committee throughout the posting period. A candidate may be selected at any time which could then close this posting on a date earlier than listed.
The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.
The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit http://www.sandiego.edu/smokefree.
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