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Assistant Director, Community & Driscoll Commons

Employer
University of Denver
Location
USA, Colorado, Denver
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
Jun 21, 2021

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Job Details

Student Affairs & Inclusive Excellence (SAIE) is the central student affairs division of the University of Denver. SAIE includes Housing and Residential Education, Student Engagement, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Health and Counseling, Inclusion & Equity Education, Disability Services Program, Cultural Center, Access & Transitions, Learning Effectives Program, Veterans Services, Student Outreach and Support, Student Rights & Responsibilities, Budget, Operations and Division Resources, New Student and Family Programs, Community and Driscoll Commons.

We are committed to providing students with the support and skills needed to become empowered citizens that positively impact the communities they are a part of, now, and in the future. We do so by challenging student to:

  • Reflect on their values and identities;
  • Recognize their strengths and acknowledge areas for further growth;
  • Understand the importance of needing support and seeking it;
  • Cultivate their passions; and
  • Foster the public good

The Student Engagement & 4D Experience office is responsible for:

  • New Student & Family Programs
  • Undergraduate & Graduate Student Government
  • Undergraduate & Graduate Student Programming
  • Leadership Development & Innovation
  • Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL)
  • 4-D Programming
  • Community & Driscoll Commons

Position Summary

The Assistant Director of the Community (138,453 SF) & Driscoll Commons (43,683 SF) (Commons), connected by an enclosed bridge is the front-line operations manager for the Director who works with Director to build an environment conducive to student development and activities. Through supervision, management, planning, training, and assessment/evaluation, the Assistant Director supports staff and students in meeting the educational and service objectives of the Community & Driscoll Commons. The Assistant Director liaises to a variety of University departments (i.e. Custodial Services, Facilities Management & Planning, Sodexo, Campus Safety, Conference & Event Services, etc.).

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Student Personnel/Higher Education, Business Administration, Facilities Planning and Management or related fields.
  • Three years related professional experience with student center and/or housing facilities operations, including supervision of staff & students and project management.
  • Event management and support expertise.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience recruiting and supervising a high performing, driven and culturally/socially diverse team.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of assessing facilities usage feedback and the ability to implement change based on data and assessments.
  • Knowledge of and experience in marketing.
  • Proven ability to motivate, celebrate and support a team.
  • Ability to be flexible in a fast-paced day-to-day operation.

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Some evenings and weekends may be required.

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Thursday, June 10th, 2021.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Grade Number
The salary grade for the position is 8.

Salary Range
The salary range for this position is $48,000 - $53,000.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.

Benefits
The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

Organization

Founded in 1864—just a few years after the city of Denver itself was founded—the University of Denver is one of the country's premier private universities.

The University's 125-acre campus, a few miles south of downtown Denver, is home to more than 11,500 students hailing from all regions of the United States and 83 other countries.

The University offers:

Regardless of what they study, University of Denver students embark on a personal educational journey that helps them find and follow their individual purpose.

Collaborative, Experiential Learning

Our students work closely with faculty, peers and members of the community on projects, research and fieldwork. They cross disciplines to discover new perspectives and approaches to problem solving.

In and out of the classroom, our students learn by doing, whether they're collecting data in the field or putting theory into practice in a clinical setting.

The University of Denver Culture

Across the University of Denver’s many divisions, departments, and offices, supervisors are searching for new employees who strive to excel and innovate, prize integrity, and who value the opportunity to engage with the community.  The University is always looking for creative problem solvers, critical thinkers, and lifelong learners who want to know more and do more.

At the University of Denver, our culture is steeped in ethics and social responsibility. As a result, our faculty and students represent a wide array of perspectives and enjoy the healthy dialogue that grows out of diversity. University of Maryland, Baltimore

For all their differences, the members of our community are united by a common purpose: They're determined to confront society's most pressing challenges—everything from world health and the global economy to access to education.

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