Team Advisor - COVE (no benefits)Full Time/Part Time:
Dean of the CollegeDepartment:
The Max A. Shacknai Center for Outreach, Volunteerism, and Education (COVE) fosters a commitment to social responsibility and engagement through mutually beneficial, community-centered partnerships.Accountabilities:
As Team Advisor for the COVE, this position is primarily responsible for supporting volunteer initiatives on campus. Areas of focus include responsibility for:●ensuring that students have access to opportunities for student group membership and leadership and that they receive value as a result of their participation in the community;● encouraging students to achieve a sense of responsibility for their personal growth and academic success;●effective outreach to students and proactively ensuring students engage in campus life area through personal interactions, and various media;●applying knowledge of campus life area to the development and execution of programs that align with and foster the development of students within program areas. Ensures effective and responsible execution of these programs.●developing and sharing knowledge about campus life area and University policies and procedures;●effective management of logistics for event and programs including accurate capture and maintenance of records and program data; ●generating ideas for program execution; ●assessing and making appropriate judgements in cases of emergencies.●as required, effectively supervising students.Professional Experience/ Qualifications:
Volunteerism and Service Learning: Demonstrated understanding of the motivations and management of volunteers. Demonstrated expertise in driving accountability within volunteer organizations. Demonstrated ability to both identify and create opportunity for effective volunteer engagements. Demonstrated ability to understand and foster the intersection of learning and volunteerism.
Student Group Advising: Demonstrated expertise in student affairs and ability to influence students in making good decisions and working with groups and individuals. Demonstrated ability to develop and work within student leadership structure. Demonstrated expertise in designing and implementing student leadership opportunities for student leaders. Skills to train both students and staff in effective practices.
Event Management: Demonstrated expertise in event planning and implementation sufficient to ensure events meet University goals, and are held in compliance with University policies and procedures. Expertise in risk management sufficient to avoid material consequences to the University.
Program Management: Demonstrated expertise in program delivery, consistent with broader organizational guidelines and within the context of a small, private, residential, rural liberal arts college. Implements and troubleshoot on-site logistics. Ability to apply techniques of assessment to measure programmatic effectiveness. Connects intended outcomes, priorities and goals to divisional and institutional outcomes, priorities and goals.
Administrative: Demonstrated ability to effectively and consistently apply time management, problem solving, and planning skills in the implementation of processes or programs. Demonstrated ability to effectively use technical solutions to assist in the collection/maintenance of key data and records and within university, division and department guidelines. Demonstrated ability to consistently meet functional accountabilities while staying within assigned budget constraints.
Personal Accountability for Results: Takes responsibility for decisions, performance, and outcomes; behaves in a responsible manner with a positive attitude; shows self-awareness and openness to feedback.
Effective Communication: Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills; shares information and seeks input from others; adapts communication to diverse audiences; protects private and confidential information.
Problem Solving and Decision Making: Analyzes and prioritizes situations to identify and solve problems; generates solutions to improve efficiency and quality; involves others in solving problems and making decisions; factors organizational goals into decisions; makes clear, transparent, and timely decisions.
Change Management: Responds positively to changing university initiatives and readily adapts behavior to maintain effective performance; understands the long-term direction of the university and can relate this to departmental area; adapts to new methodologies; identifies and acts on areas where change is appropriate.
Leadership and Teamwork: Applies skills and knowledge to provide a climate to achieve departmental and organizational success; balances individual and department goals; helps others perform at their best; builds productive relationships to enhance individual and organizational effectiveness; treats others with respect; resolves conflicts among team members.
Creativity and Innovation: Generates, explores, encourages, and implements innovative ways of creating strategic value for the university, division, department, and individual level; critically assesses the effectiveness of new initiatives.
Diversity and Inclusion: Demonstrates respect for people and their differences; understands the benefits of a diverse workforce; earns the trust and respect of others; includes and welcomes others; works to understand the perspective of others; promotes opportunities to experience diversity within our community.
Sustainability: Understands the impact of decision-making and personal behavior in achieving the university’s commitment to a sustainable and carbon neutral campus; supports and advances the university’s sustainability initiatives; influences others to use sustainable practices.
High school diploma required. Other Information:
This position will be reviewed no later than one year.Requisition Number:
YesJob Open Date:
08/16/2021Open Until Filled:
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