Student Engagement Manager

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Position TitleStudent Engagement ManagerWho we are:

National Louis is a 130+ year old university that has been grounded in the values of innovation, access, and excellence from its inception. As an institution we believe in providing access to educational opportunity and that education is our greatest lever for social and economic mobility. We are a student focused community that is committed to continuous improvement and asks how do we become more “student ready” so that we may better serve our students. We believe that through education we are able to empower change and build healthy communities. Our community works hard in the service of students and supports one another like a family.

What we offer:

At National Louis University we offer our employees an innovative environment to work together and inspire the ideas that will make an impact. As our external environment changes, our employees are provided the opportunities and tools needed to grow both personally and professionally to remain successful. NLU employees and dependents are offered a wide range of benefits, including but not limited to, Health Insurance benefits, Retirement benefits, Paid Time Off and Educational Benefits.

CampusWheelingIf other, please specifyPosition StatusFull TimeIf part time, hours per weekWhat you will do:

The Wheeling Student Engagement Manager position will work proactively to provide a robust schedule of student life programming to engage students at the Wheeling campus in out of class activities. The Student Engagement Manager will assist both the Residence Life and Student Experience departments in all events at NLU, while having primary responsibility for all programming at the Wheeling campus. This position will be responsible for planning a full schedule of developmental programming and events to meet the needs of students, working closely with student organizations to enhance student leadership and campus engagement, and increase membership. The Student Engagement Manager will work closely with staff from the Pathways program and Undergraduate College to collaborate on campus program planning.


•Manages student life programming at the Wheeling campus to provide a robust schedule of events to meet the needs of students at the Wheeling campus.
•Provide leadership to student clubs and organizations at the Wheeling campus, developing training for student leaders and engaging students in the planning of activities and events.
•Collaborate with the Student Experience and Residence Life departments in offering developmental programming across all campuses, participating in the planning and operations of events, new student orientation and other activities.
•Hire, train and supervise student employees at the Wheeling campus.
•Performs structured assessments of student needs for campus life and assists with departmental assessment of student outcomes to evaluate programming success.
•Contributes in providing social media content and content for student apps for students

Your Competencies:

•Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with colleagues, students, and the community to create a diverse, inclusive office and campus
•Must be enthusiastic, organized and demonstrate a positive spirit.
•Strong ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects and activities, self-direct, make effective use of resources, and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
•Position will require travel between NLU campuses
•Requires evening and weekend hours to meet the needs of students
•Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in higher education or related field preferred
•Requires at least two (2) years related professional experience and an understanding of the higher education environment.
•Experience in higher education working with minority and first-generation college students strongly preferred.
•Knowledge of student development theory, particularly as it pertains to first-generation college students

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberSTA664Number of Vacancies1Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions SummarySupplemental Questions

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    Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents
    1. Internal Posting Form (Internal Applicants Only)




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    Job No:
    Posted: 8/2/2019
    Application Due: 9/10/2019
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