Assistant Director, Student Engagement and Civic Leadership
Lafayette College: Human Resources: Staff Positions: Provost Location
May 23, 2019
The Landis Center for Community Engagement (Landis Center) supports community-based learning and research, student leadership, and other community engagement activities.
Responsibilities: The Assistant Director for Student Engagement and Leadership (SEL) manages all aspects of the Landis Center’s Leadership through Service programs. The Assistant Director of SEL supervises a team of student program coordinators. The Assistant Director for SEL also facilitates and oversees the community engagement activities of the College’s Greek organizations. The Assistant Director for SEL collaborates with community partner organizations in the development of mutually beneficial programs, initiatives, and projects and collaborates with offices in both the campus life and academic divisions of the College to facilitate these partnerships. The Assistant Director for SEL also supports general operations of the Center including strategic, marketing, and budgetary planning. The Assistant Director for SEL assists the Director of the Landis Center for Community Engagement and the Assistant Director for Community-Based Learning and Research (CBLR) of the Landis Center in the support of community-based learning and research initiatives and helps to identify, develop, and apply for local, state, and national grants.
Reporting Structure: The Assistant Director, Student Engagement and Leadership, works in the Landis Center for Community Engagement at Lafayette College and reports to the Director of the Landis Center.
Position Details: This position is a full-time position with benefits. Ideally, the Assistant Director of Student Engagement and Leadership will join the LCCE staff July 1st.
Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience and education.
- Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred.
- The ideal candidate will have student programming experience and training in one or more of the following fields: civic engagement, community-based learning, diversity education, or student leadership development.
- Strong collaborative skills, ability to supervise and lead large student groups, attention to details, strong writing and communication skills
- Two or three years’ experience working in higher education is desirable but not essential.
Submit cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference via Interfolio.
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