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Regis College Director, Center for Student Engagement in Weston, Massachusetts

Director, Center for Student Engagement

Job Details

Job Location

Regis College Campus - Weston, MA

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

Master's degree

Job Description

SummaryUnder direction of the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and the Dean of Student Affairs, this position is responsible for managing student engagement and leadership standards and outcomes through programing and initiatives in the Center for Student Engagement. This position is responsible for developing, organizing, and implementing co-curricular and student leadership programs for the diverse University community.  This position serves as a student advocate in all capacities. This is a 12-month, 35-hour/week professional staff position, with an opportunity to live on.

 

Essential Functions

  • Work in partnership with the Student Affairs leadership team and Student Government Association to establish and implement a vision for student involvement at Regis

  • Lead the Center for Student Engagement team to address the personal, social, and academic needs of students 

  • Oversee the management of the Center for Student Engagement budget and Student Government Association budget

  • Actively manage the Regis College Student Center space in partnership with the Assistant Vice President of Auxiliary and Business Services 

  • Coordinate the Center for Student Engagement calendar with the Regis events calendar 

  • Serve as the primary advisor to the Student Government Association Executive Board and lead other initiatives to promote and support student voice in decision-making

  • Serve as the advisor to the Multicultural Student Association and oversee cultural identity and affinity organizations 

  • Work collaboratively with the Center for Inclusive Excellence to produce programming for multicultural students including traditional programs such as the Kente Stole Ceremony 

  • Oversee the coordination and management of club and organization events, evening and weekend events, and traditional college-wide events (Welcome Week, Student Club Fair, Christmas Tree Lighting, and Spring Week)

  • Facilitate club and organizational development and stability by developing curriculum-based supports and following organizational management best practices 

  • Work with Center team to develop and facilitate a leadership curriculum for club/organization officers and Regis students wishing to improve their leadership skills 

  • Oversee the advisement of student Class Councils in partnership with the Assistant Director and assist with creating and executing traditional events

  • Serve as adjunct faculty and instruct one credit co-curricular leadership development courses provided through the Center 

     

On-Call Responsibilities 

  • Train in incident management and crisis protocol with the Office of Residence Life 

  • Serve as a member of the Administrator On Call (AOC) rotation to include the following responsibilities:

  • Respond to on-campus issues or concerns as they arise; facilitate response with appropriate parties, serve as support staff to Professional Staff On Call, Resident Assistants, and Campus Police wherever needed

  • Communicate with appropriate offices on campus regarding the welfare of residents

     

Supervisory Responsibility

  • Supervises the assistant director of the Center for Student Engagement as well as four graduate interns

     

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in a related field (e.g., higher education, education counseling, social work, etc.)

  • 2-5 years of previous professional student programming or related experience

  • Excellent intrapersonal, organizational and administrative skills

  • Proven understanding of student development theory and practice

  • Ability to uphold the University’s commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community

     

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

  • Normal office environment, not subject to extremes in temperature, noise, odors, etc.

  • Use of computer keyboards, requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity

  • Attendance at evening and weekend events and meetings

  • Occasional exposure to extreme noise at campus events

  • Occasional work outside during events

  • Requires flexible work schedule and attendance at evening and weekend events and meetings 

     

Protecting the Regis Community 

At Regis the safety of our campus community is our highest priority. We invite all applicants to review our health and safety protocols at our COVID-19 Updates (https://www.regiscollege.edu/covid-19)  page. The most powerful measure we can take is vaccination, and all campus community members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the exception of certain medical and religious exemptions. New employees without an approved medical or religious exemption are required to have their first vaccine dose by their date of hire. And all new employees will join the campus community in using the CoVerified (https://www.coverified.us/download)  app to upload vaccine information, report symptoms, and schedule regular campus COVID tests. We're in this together!

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

 

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.

 

In employment, as in education, Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Regis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran’s status, membership in uniformed services or any other protected status.

 

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