Assistant Director

Job description

Position Number:


Vacancy Open to:

All Candidates

Working Title:

Assistant Director

Position Designation:

EHRA Non-Faculty

Employment Type:

Permanent - Full-time

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Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, 8-5

Hours per week:


FLSA Status:



Student Affairs


Student Union Activities & Rec(Adm)

Work Location:

Student Union

Primary Purpose of Department:

Leadership & Community Engagement, a unit of the Student Venues and Engagement department within Student Affairs at UNC Charlotte, creates student learning and development opportunities that inspire campus involvement and civic engagement. The Leadership & Community Engagement Unit supports this mission through providing leadership development and community engagement for students through cohort based programs, leadership skill development workshops, academic classes leadership resources and service learning opportunities. The unit is also responsible for community engagement/volunteer service opportunities for students as well as administration of the Jamil Niner Food Pantry, Alternative Service Breaks, the LeaderShape Institute and administration of an academic certificate in Leadership Studies.

Primary Purpose of Position:

The Assistant Director for Leadership and Community Engagement provides leadership, coordination and support of student leadership learning opportunities through coordination of cohort programs for new and advanced leaders. This position provides knowledge and skill development workshops, teaches students (LEAD Team) how to present leadership workshops, teaches academic classes, acts as a leadership resource and manages the 49er Forum Speakers Series. This position also works with an area of service learning and supports the ASB program.

Summary of Position Responsibilities:

Leadership program development, management and implementation
Course instruction
Leadership Resource
Evaluation and Assessment
Service Learning support

Minimum Education/Experience:

Master’s Degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs administration or related area is required. The successful candidate will have knowledge of current theories in leadership and leadership development; at least one year of professional experience (two years of graduate assistant work may be substituted); at least one year of experience in advising and program development, implementation and assessment: and demonstrated skills in facilitating training/presentations. The ability to be successful and engage in a diverse educational environment is required. Strong communication skills are a must.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Course instruction experience
Two or more years of professional work experience
At least one year of work with leadership programs

Preferred Certifications/Licenses:

Driver’s License
Willingness to obtain van certification

Special Notes to Applicants:

Priority review of applications will begin with those received by June 25th.
The finalist will be subject to a criminal background check.

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Open Until Filled:


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Job No:
Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 6/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time