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Director of Student Involvment

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Please provide contact information for three professional references.

Posting Details

Posting Information

Vacancy Type EHRA Non-Faculty
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title Director of Student Involvment
Salary Range
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with Education and Experience
Position Number 00004768
Work Schedule Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM; some night and weekend work required
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.00
Department 244060 - Student Involvement
Department Student Involvement
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

Division of Academic and Student Affairs Mission, Values & Objectives
We promote the success of the whole student.
In collaboration with our colleagues across campus, we prepare students to succeed academically, professionally and personally, to embrace a commitment to lifelong learning, and to become informed, engaged, and productive citizens.

Student Involvement (SI) is responsible for direct advising of Student Government and the Union Activities Board. In addition, SI provides oversight and organization development for more than 700 registered student organizations along with managing the Woodward Student Involvement Center and the co-curricular program.

Essential Job Duties

NC State is seeking an energetic, innovative, student-centered leader for the position of Director of Student Involvement.

Ensure effective advisement of Student Government including the Executive and Legislative Branches and the Student Body Treasury.
Ensure effective advisement of the Union Activities Board consisting of the Black Students Board; Diversity Activities Board; Films, Issues and Ideas; Concerts and Entertainment; Leisure and Recreation; and the UAB Communication Team.
Provide leadership and vision for more than 700 active student organizations, including organization registration, officer training and organizational advising.
Provide leadership for the implementation and oversight of the co-curricular program.
Oversee compliance of Policies Rules and Regulations (PRRs) related to the use of university space and student organizations.

Provide leadership for student involvement on campus and create a collaborative team environment focused on promoting student engagement and success.
Provide supervision for the full-time staff currently consisting of two Associate Directors, three Program Coordinators, two graduate assistants, an office manager, and student involvement specialists.
Develop long-term strategies and goals for student involvement that prioritizes connections between in and out of class learning and ensure effective assessment of student learning and organizational outcomes.
Promote student success through student leadership programs and resources that promote social, cultural and educational programming at NC State.
Facilitate collaboration toward shared goals between units within DASA.
Develop mutually beneficial partnerships with local and international communities and organizations.
Create an environment that prioritizes programming goals that reflect a commitment to diversity and sustainability.
In partnership with unit personnel and other key university stakeholders, develop protocols to ensure appropriate risk assessment and liability reduction.
Provide leadership and vision for an organization network of more than 700 active student organizations, including organization registration, officer training and student organization advising.
Develop and execute a vision for the physical space of the Woodward Student Involvement Center.

Student Development:
Create innovative activities that stimulate, motivate, educate, and involve the student body while promoting student learning and student success.
Work in collaboration with Center for Student Leadership, Ethics & Public Service (CSLEPS) to oversee the development and enhancement of programs for student organization leaders that teach leadership skills, ethical decision-making, and prepare students to be socially responsible global citizens.
Champion students in challenging leadership roles that provide meaningful opportunities to practice their leadership skills and impact change on campus and in the community.

Oversee multiple student fee budgets and other receipts totaling over $1.5 million.
Work with unit personnel to implement a development plan to secure necessary resources.
Ensure student organizations are in compliance with all relevant state and university policies.

Other Work/Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education/Experience

- Master’s degree in Higher Education, Counseling or related field
- 5+ years professional experience working with students in a higher education setting or related experience with a focus on leadership development and civic engagement
- 3+ years in a supervisory/management position

Departmental Required Skills

- Demonstrated ability to develop a shared leadership vision with staff, student leaders, and campus and community partners.
- Prior staff supervision experience and demonstration of superior management and sound decision making ability.
- Experience working in a student-centered environment including demonstrated understanding and application of student development theory.
- Business process and budget management experience.
- Demonstrated skill working with diverse populations.
- Outstanding judgement and ability to help students and staff develop protocols for effective risk and liability management.
- Superior written and oral communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
- Skill in problem solving and data-driven decision making.
- Knowledge of national trends and best practices in higher education, student leadership and civic engagement.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

- 5+ years management experience in student leadership, advising, and programming

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Please provide contact information for three professional references.

Job Open Date 09/08/2017
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 01/08/2018

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. * If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have, or will you have by date of hire, a Master's degree in Higher Education, Counseling, or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have at least five (5) years professional experience working with students in a higher education setting or related experience with a focus on leadership development and civic engagement?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have at least three (3) years experience in a supervisory/management position?
    • Yes
    • No

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2