Assistant Director, Holy Cross Institute
St. Edward's University
Assistant DirectorHoly Cross Institute
St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of Assistant Director. The Assistant Director (AD) of the Holy Cross Institute at St. Edward's University plays a leadership role in the development and execution of the Institute's events and programmatic activities. The AD supports the Executive Director in the development of, fundraising for, planning of, and implementation of Institute programs. In consultation with the Executive Director, the AD serves as the lead on the Holy Cross Charism Initiative and supports the Executive Director with the development and implementation of the Holy Cross Complete Leader Program and other programs as they arise. The AD also assists the Executive Director in planning, identifying participants/speakers, promoting, and carrying out the Institute's monthly and annual programs, engages and interfaces with constituent schools, and plays an integral role in helping to set the strategic planning and direction for the Holy Cross Institute. Finally, in collaboration with the Executive Director, the AD plays a key role in conducting academic research, curriculum development, and writing and publishing documents, academic articles, books, pamphlets, and newsletters from the Holy Cross Institute.
The AD embraces and advances the mission and charism of the Congregation of Holy Cross and that of the Holy Cross Institute at St. Edward's University. The AD is a mission-centered and skilled program manager, communicator, and educator who embraces the Holy Cross Institute's Catholic and Holy Cross identity and who works enthusiastically, creatively, and collaboratively to provide educational resources and programs for Holy Cross educators who represent various cultural, religious, educational, and economic backgrounds across its participating educational institutions in the United States and beyond. Essential Responsibilities Include:
- Support and assist the Executive Director in the execution of his/her responsibilities and the Institute's goals
- Coordinate event planning committees, and conduct meetings for/with the committees, school representatives, and with the HCI partner organizations
- Support the Executive Director in his/her work with the HCI Board of Governors and the implementation of the strategic plan
- Develop, plan, implement, and manage academic resources and programs
- Conduct research and produce academic publications
- Share responsibility with the Executive Director of the Holy Cross Institute to Holy Cross Sponsored Schools to build institutional relationships, strengthen organizational coherence, and advance mission effectiveness
- Stay current on programs, positioning and marketing, and communication strategies developed by peer institutions
- Other duties as assigned
a Bachelor's Degree required and 2-3 years working/supporting in University and/or school experience. Proficient in the use of social media, Proficient in the use of Google Suite and Microsoft Office. Strong written and oral communications skills; a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in a complex, multi-faceted environment; experience with event management; experience working with vendors and partners from a variety of backgrounds. Proven skills in time management, organization, and communication; self-starter disposition with the ability to work independently on projects; strong organizational skills; ability to exercise discretion and maintain grace under pressure; high degree of organizational and administrative ability and project management skills; ability to manage many tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines efficiently; detail-oriented; proactive and team-spirited disposition, with ability to consult and make decisions; collaborative work style and ability to receive feedback with a willingness to respond to an evolving set of priorities. PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS
Preferred qualifications for the position include an earned Bachelor's degree (Advanced or terminal degree preferred), 4-6 years of professional or management experience in a related area, proven skills in communications, organization, program development, and curriculum development. She/he should be a self-starter with the ability to work independently on projects, to exercise discretion, and to maintain grace under pressure; a high degree of organizational and administrative ability and project development and management skills; the ability to manage many tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines efficiently; detail-oriented; proactive and team-spirited, with the ability to consult and make decisions; a collaborative work style and the ability to receive feedback with a willingness to respond to an evolving set of priorities; educational and/or professional experience in a Holy Cross institution; a background in or history with Holy Cross formation experiences; strong technology skills; a desire to bring a passionate customer focus to the development and delivery of mission-centered formation programming; and possess a willingness to travel. The preferred candidate should also be well-versed in the teachings of the Catholic Church and Holy Cross mission and charism. The Assistant Director of the Holy Cross Institute at St. Edward's University is a twelve-month employee.For detailed information, please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the job description.The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package! United Healthcare Medical & Rx Coverage (HSA & FSA Available)Sun Life Financial Dental PlanSun Life Financial Vision PlanShort Term Disability (STD) Insurance Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) InsuranceEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Pet InsuranceAnnual Leave & Paid Sick LeaveRetirement Plan (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%Tuition BenefitsPaid HolidaysServices & DiscountsHOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants should submit an online application at; https://stedwards.applicantpro.com
. For full consideration, please submit all application materials:
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- A current resume or CV;
- A cover letter addressing the candidate's interest in and qualifications for the position;
- A statement on the candidate's ideas, contributions, and goals for advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion while serving in this position; and
- The contact information for three professional references
St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.ABOUT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,000 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning, and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at; https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summaryOTHER ITEMS TO KNOWSponsorship:
We are not offering sponsorship at this time.Background Checks:
A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
Reference #: J202018
About St. Edward's University
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary
About Austin, Texas
Consistently ranked as one of the "top metropolitan areas to live in," by numerous independent media outlets, Austin attracts approximately 50 new residents a day and has been one of the nation's fasting growing cities. St. Edward's is in the heart of this thriving, entrepreneurial and cosmopolitan city, providing students, faculty and staff with opportunities to live, learn and grow in an environment that offers a wealth of resources and opportunities. In fact, Austin is home to 17 companies on the Inc. 5000 list and boasts 1.7 times the national average of startups. Additionally, as one of the world's great technology centers, Austin, sometimes referred to as "Silicon Hills," is home to technology heavyweights like Dell, National Instruments and Silicon Labs.
For more on the City of Austin's offerings, visit The Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau
How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit an online application at https://stedwards.applicantpro.com
Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please.
St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.
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