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Director of Student Centers, Division of Student Affairs Georgetown University

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Georgetown University
Location
Washington D.C.

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Director of Student Centers, Division of Student Affairs Georgetown University

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.

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Director of Student Centers, Division of Student Affairs - Georgetown University

Georgetown's Division of Student Affairs supports our academic mission by educating students as whole persons, promoting their intellectual, moral, spiritual, and social formation; enhancing students' learning and helping to prepare them for lives of discernment, civic engagement, and professional growth; teaching personal responsibility and respect for people of all faiths, cultures, and beliefs; promoting the health and safety of students and others in the University community.

The Director of Student Centers provides overall leadership for the management and program implementation of Georgetown University Student Centers, including the Healey Family Student Center, the Leavey Center, and the multipurpose space in Arrupe Hall. They provide leadership to the professional and student staff, manage the budget, oversee the upkeep of all aspects of the facilities and equipment, and establish and advise a program that provides regular engagement opportunities in each facility. The Director is responsible for the administration of scheduling requests and event management for all Student Centers spaces, and negotiates disputes/conflicts regarding scheduling, space use issues, and event support issues; oversees the Student Center Information Desks for all patrons, including students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors; and communicates frequently and proactively with a variety of partner offices that are responsible for supporting, maintaining, planning, and programming the space. Additionally, the Director serves as the main point of contact for occupants of offices spaces in the Leavey Center and is responsible for supporting long-term planning and day-to-day use of both shared and designated spaces.

The Director of Student Centers represents Student Affairs' varied interests and perspectives in project planning for renovations and other construction projects in designated spaces. Student Center areas are designed to be the "living rooms" of the Georgetown University campus, providing a vibrant place for students to socialize, eat, study, relax, perform and play. Additionally, the buildings house permanent offices for units that provide a variety of services to many different stakeholders. These buildings encapsulate many different spaces that vary in size, scope, use, and need. The Director is responsible for high-level thinking, and a collaborative approach to problem-solving to inform decisions about the best use of space for a variety of uses and stakeholders.

Work Interactions

The Director of Student Centers reports to the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs. Reporting to this position are the Assistant Director of Student Centers, and an Operations Manager. The Director has indirect supervision of a team of approximately 30 student employees, including graduate assistants. They work closely with colleagues within the Center for Student Engagement and Georgetown Event Management Services; with vendors who manage retail establishments in the space; and with student leaders to plan and implement activities, promotions, and programs that create a vibrant learning community and support student engagement.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree - Master's degree in Higher Education, College Student Personnel, Counseling, or Administration preferred
  • 5 to 7 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of the fundamental principles of student development is essential, as is an understanding of the principles of higher education within the context of the Catholic and Jesuit traditions
  • Computer skills, including a working knowledge of social media, Microsoft Office, EMS, GMS, and desktop publishing
  • Ability to work well with a wide variety of people
  • Ability to simultaneously show initiative in day-to-day functions and work independently and function as part of a team
  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously and to prioritize these tasks efficiently

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Preferred qualifications
  • Paraprofessional experience with a combination of facilities management, budget management, event planning, technical (audio-visual) knowledge, advising and programming, in a student union setting
  • Experience working with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds including BIPOC students, LGBTQ students, first-generation students, students with disabilities, and other underrepresented groups
  • Understanding of and experience in a Jesuit, Catholic educational setting, with particular attention to the role that mission plays in developing students - such as demonstrated care for the whole person and supporting diversity in the community


Work Mode: On Campus. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position's mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University's mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources Mode of Work Designation.

Current Georgetown Employees:

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or [email protected].

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Benefits:

Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.


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