DIRECTOR OF STUDENT AFFAIRS
Position DetailsPosition Details Job TitleDIR STUDENT AFFAIRS NSONPosition Number8101842Job CategoryUniversity StaffJob TypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusExemptCampusRogers Park-Lake Shore CampusDepartment NameSCHOOL OF NURSINGLocation CodeSCHOOL OF NURSING (02400A)Is this split and/or fully grant funded? NoDuties and Responsibilities
The Director of Student Affairs will oversee Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing (MNSON) events and activities, student group activities, the internal scholarships and awards process, and international program activities. The Director of Student Affairs coordinates office and program support and supervises the MNSON administrative assistants and program coordinators. The Director of Student Affairs reports to the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and supports all undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff across all MNSON campuses and sites.
This position is based out of the Lakeshore Campus (LSC), but requires regular travel to the Health Science Campus (HSC), and occasional travel to the Downers Grove site.
•Oversees student scholarships distribution and processing through financial aid
•Serves as member of the MNSON Awards and Scholarship committee aiding in the identification and selection of students, faculty and staff eligible for designated awards and scholarships
•Serves as the liaison for the MNSON for the international Jesuit honor Society’s (Alpha Sigma Nu) annual selection process
•Coordinates the development of new MNSON student organizations
•Oversees MNSON student organization adherence to university and/or MNSON organization policies and procedures
•Supervises event planning, budgets and other activities for all MNSON student organizations and student leaders
•Reviews and maintains student organization records
•Serves as a liaison between student leaders and MNSON administration and faculty, making recommendations for policies, processes, and services to better support MNSON students
•Represents the interests of the students and MNSON on University committees and initiatives
•Manages communications to students through program SAKAI sites, as necessary
STAFF SUPERVISION & OFFICE SUPPORT
•Supervises, mentors, develops, trains, and evaluates student services and office administrative staff, including program coordinators and administrative assistants
•Oversees the management of student services and administrative staff to sustain a welcoming, professional, and collaborative work culture and environment that provides excellent customer service to all students, faculty, staff and guests of the MNSON
•In conjunction with associate deans, program directors, and chairs, works to plan, organize and assign work for student services and administrative staff, focusing on efficiency and quality
•Oversees front desk coverage and facilitates backup support for administrative tasks
•Works with department chairs to assess, develop and evaluate plan for MNSON faculty resources and support
•Maintains MNSON resource guides, and assists with MNSON new faculty orientation
•Assists with ATI test proctoring, as needed
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
•Oversees the design and implementation of MNSON events including, but not limited to, commencement, orientation, Loyola Weekend, Tour de Loyola, Dedication to the Profession, Honors and Pinning, Day of Scholarship, and other recognition ceremonies for both undergraduate and graduate programs
•Creates and maintains MNSON programming and event calendar to ensure the success and involvement of MNSON students, faculty, and staff
•Manages MNSON event expense budgets, coordinates vendor payments, and student reimbursements
•Assumes responsibilities for student recruitment activities working with admissions to coordinate prospective student tours, shadowing, and other recruitment efforts
•Assists faculty and students with the coordination of international program activities
•Supports administrative assistants with non-academic reservation of campus spaces
•Collaborate with program directors and faculty to set-up and maintain procedure manuals for specific events
•Serves as liaison to campus-wide planning committees, as needed
Performs other duties, as assigned
Position requires ability to travel between campuses as well as occasional early morning, weekend and evening responsibilitiesMinimum Education and/or Work Experience
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Higher Education, Student Personnel, Student Development, Student Affairs, or a related field, required.
Three or more years of work experience in higher education setting involving student affairs, student activities, student development, student event planning, or a related areaQualifications
•Knowledge, understanding and commitment to the mission and values of Loyola University Chicago and the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing
•Demonstrated success with planning, coordinating, and implementing large and small scale, detail-orientated projects and events
•Must be self-directed, innovative and able to assess current operations in an effort to develop practical action programs to improve the functioning of department operations
•Experience in managing expense budgets
•Demonstrates strength and experience in team-building and collaboration, and able to work well with individuals at all levels
•Must be able to work well within a culturally diverse environment with the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy
•Must possess strong organization skills, and effective verbal and written communication skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed herein are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Certificates/Credentials/Licenses
•Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Higher Education, Student Personnel, Student Development, Student Affairs, or a related field, required.
•Three or more years of work experience in higher education setting involving student affairs, student activities, student development, student event planning, or a related area
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat and experience with higher education learning management systemsSupervisory ResponsibilitiesYesRequired operation of university owned vehiclesNoDoes this position require direct animal or patient contact? NoPhysical DemandsLifting, Carrying, StandingWorking ConditionsIrregular HoursOpen Date06/12/2019Close DateSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsQuick Link for Postinghttp://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/11301Supplemental Questions
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- * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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- * Why do you want to work for Loyola University Chicago?
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- * Do you have a Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Higher Education, Student Personnel, Student Development, Student Affairs, or a related field?
- * Do you have at least three years of work experience in higher education setting that involves student affairs, student activities, student development, student event planning, or a related area?
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