SL Assistant Director I - 512456

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Apply nowJob no: 512456
Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Advising/Peer Support, Student

Pay Grade/Pay Range: 58 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 40206.36 Midpoint - $ 58302.36

Department/Organization: 830105 - Engineering Co-op

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Job Summary: The Student Life Assistant Director I provides oversight and planning for the development, implementation, and delivery of one or more programs, services, or activities within a department. May supervise professional staff. Part of the Student Life Career Progression Plan.

Additional Department Summary: The Assistant Director will assist the Director with the overall management of the Cooperative Education Program and the student coordination load by developing working relationships with students, employers, faculty and key University Administrative offices. The Assistant Director will supervise all other staff (professional, support and student employees) when called upon by the Director as well as represent the Program to audiences on and off campus including Deans, Department Heads, Faculty and Employers.

The Assistant Director will serve as an on-campus advocate for students participating in the Cooperative Education Program and will develop employment opportunities and assist/coordinate the placement of undergraduate and graduate students directly related to their academic studies.
The position is responsible for the coordination of all technology systems and data tracking and assessment. Will facilitate usage of third-party and in-house systems for student record management, data storage, and employer historical recruiting data.

The Assistant Director will support the director in program and staff evaluations, student and employer recruitment and retention strategies, reviewing program policies and procedures, and assisting with supervision of staff and office assignments. The Assistant Director will serve as a liaison for companies seeking to establish a cooperative education oriented student job program.

Responsible for completing required training and promoting a safe, hospitable, and respectful workplace. Responsible for holding staff accountable for completion of required training.

Has personal accountability for financial reporting and responsibility for establishing, enforcing, and following internal processes and controls as outlined in UA policies and procedures.

Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or higher and three (3) years of professional experience in a formal or structured university cooperative education program, professional practice program, student services, or career services.


Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier.

Skills and Knowledge: Ability to reason and problem solve; strong oral, written and presentation skills, including public speaking; strong organizational skills; knowledge of computers and standard software programs.
Demonstrated commitment to expand multicultural knowledge, awareness, and skills as evidenced through: demonstrating self awareness; understanding and valuing others; demonstrating knowledge of social inequalities; interacting effectively with a diversity of people; fostering equity and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education, Human Resources, Business or related field is preferred. Three or more years in a university setting preferably working in Career Services or Cooperative Education is desirable.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Advertised: 24 Feb 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 04 Mar 2021 Central Standard Time

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Posted: 2/19/2021
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