Harrisonburg, VA, USA
Founded in 1908, James Madison University (JMU) is a public university with an enrollment of 21.800 students located in Virginia’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley. JMU is fast becoming one of the nation’s leading lights in higher education because students enjoy unusually engaged relationships with world-class faculty who are here because they want to pursue knowledge and make teaching their No. 1 priority. Providing engaged experiences has been central to JMU since its founding. JMU is ranked number one in the U.S. for graduation rate for large, master’s level public universities and has a 90% freshman retention rate. JMU athletics sponsors an 18-sport intercollegiate athletics program that competes at the Division I level in the Colonial Athletic Association.
Reporting to the senior vice president for administration and finance, the director of public safety provides leadership to the JMU police department including patrol operations, technical services, dispatch and communications, investigations, crime prevention, special events, the cadet program as well as life safety and risk management for the entire university. The director is responsible for developing, planning, implementing and managing a comprehensive law enforcement program that ensures a safe and secure environment to the JMU community; upholds a strong departmental commitment to the university’s mission as well as the divisional and departmental missions; verifies proper and adequate coverage by police department staff for all special and athletic events; and maintains continuous communication with senior leadership to keep them apprised of actual and potential risks. The director provides leadership for a staff of 73, including 51 sworn officers, and manages a $4.6 million budget.
A bachelor’s degree and significant experience in a management level position within a law enforcement organization are required. A degree in criminal justice, law enforcement or a related field and experience in an institute of higher education’s police department are preferred. The ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge of federal, state and local laws, policies and procedures that promote campus security; experience in and considerable knowledge of the concept of community policing; and strong customer service skills. The ability to obtain a certification by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services is also required.
Review of applications will begin February 21, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions . Nominations for this position may be emailed to Mark Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org . Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
Visit the James Madison University website at www.jmu.edu
James Madison University does not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, race or color, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation or belief, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, parental status (including pregnancy), marital status, family medical or genetic information, in its employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. JMU complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination, affirmative action, and anti-harassment.
Dayton, OH, USA
The University of Dayton (UD), founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top-ten Catholic research university located on a beautiful 388-acre campus in Dayton, Ohio. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community. With more than 11,000 undergraduate, graduate and law students, UD is Ohio’s second largest private institution of higher education. More than 90 percent of the University’s first-year undergraduate students and 85 percent of all undergraduates live in residence halls, apartments, and approximately 400 University-owned porch-clad houses in the student neighborhood, making UD one of the most residential campuses in the country.
The University of Dayton is seeking a visionary, innovative, and collaborative leader and strong clinician to serve as the director, counseling center. Reporting to the assistant vice president, student health and wellbeing, and serving as a member of both the student development leadership team and the health and wellbeing team, the director of the counseling center is responsible for general oversight within an IACS accredited college counseling center, which is also in the process of becoming an APA accredited doctoral training site. Through an approach of prevention, education, treatment, and care, the Counseling Center team is missioned to provide a positive impact on the mental health, wellbeing, and academic success of all students through services that promote resiliency, capacity building, and facilitate optimal student development and growth.
This position plays a vital role in the assessment of counseling staff clinical competencies, evaluating intake protocol, ensuring appropriate treatment planning and documentation, providing crisis intervention and management, expanding outreach initiatives, and developing a strong referral network. The ideal candidate for this position will provide leadership, vision, financial management, policy formation, assessment and strategic planning to enhance the delivery of comprehensive mental health initiatives and psychological services. The successful candidate must be dedicated to reducing barriers to care that exist for communities of color, the LGBTQ community, and other marginalized groups. Further, the director will be called upon to regularly inform university leadership on mental health issues that affect University of Dayton students in an environment that embodies Catholic Marianist values, is primarily residential, and encompasses traditional age students.
Minimum required qualifications include seven years of relevant and progressive professional clinical experience in administering collegiate mental health services and a minimum of two years of supervision of professional staff or comparable experience. Applicants must hold independent clinical licensure as a PhD or PsyD in Counseling or Clinical/Counseling Psychology. The successful candidate will have expert knowledge of the mental health needs and concerns of a college-aged population, possess active experience in crisis intervention and emergency management operations within a university setting and the ability to work on an on-call basis as a part of a 24/7 crisis response system that may require the person to respond to campus or a hospital/mental health facility after hours. In addition, candidates will have demonstrated experience working collaboratively with various constituents; articulated passion for promoting holistic wellbeing and enhancing student learning; attention to detail; and excellent written communication skills.
Preferred qualifications include four years of successful supervisory experience in a clinical setting with knowledge of best practices in staff development, group dynamics and leading organizational change and demonstrated integrity, dependability, sound judgment, teambuilding, and resourcefulness to establish and maintain collaborative, positive, and effective working relationships with multiple constituency groups. Further, it would be beneficial for candidates to have proven success working with a range of culturally and ethnically diverse populations, and evidence of commitment to fostering equity, inclusion, and a collaborative multicultural environment.
License Requirement : applicants must currently hold independent licensure as a PhD or PsyD in counseling or clinical/counseling psychology and will be required to obtain Ohio licensure within six months of their start date and must maintain that licensure throughout the duration of employment.
Review of applications will begin February 26, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions . Nominations for this position may be emailed to Heather J. Larabee at email@example.com . Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Visit the University of Dayton website at www.udayton.edu
To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities or on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Knoxville, TN, USA
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is Tennessee’s land-grant, flagship university and premier public research institution. As the first public university chartered west of the Appalachian Divide, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville has been engaging students in research and scholarship for 225 years. Enrolling more than 29,000 students, including 23,000 undergraduates, the university has over 360 undergraduate and 530 graduate programs across 11 colleges. UT Knoxville is part of the University of Tennessee System, included in the highest Carnegie Classification, and is immersed in the Knoxville metropolitan area which consists of approximately 883,000 residents.
Reporting to the chancellor, the vice chancellor for student life serves as the chief student advocate within the university community. The person in this position supports the development, assessment, and improvement of student life and experiences which meet and support the university’s mission and strategic plan. The vice chancellor serves as the chief spokesperson for the chancellor on matters related to student life, learning, and programs with students, the community, system offices, state and federal agencies, and other campuses. The vice chancellor collaborates with the other members of the chancellor’s senior leadership team and other leadership across campus to support student success. The position plays a vital role in developing and implementing short- and long-term organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies, and operating procedures for the division of student life. The successful candidate will be skilled at responding to the changing needs and requirements of the university’s student community and enhancing the university's viability for student learning and development, as well as student recruitment and retention. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville seeks candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.
The vice chancellor oversees an annual budget of approximately $60 million and provides leadership to approximately 500 full-time staff and six direct reports: an associate vice chancellor; three assistant vice chancellors; a coordinator of special projects; and an administrative specialist.
The division of student life consists of the following functional areas: center for health education and wellness; student disability services; student conduct and community standards; student counseling center; student health center; family programs; recreational sports; student life assessment and strategic initiatives; student life communications; student union; university housing; dean of students; center for leadership and service; center for student engagement; multicultural student life; pride center; sorority and fraternity life; student government association; student media; student life technology services; budget and finance; emergency preparedness; facilities planning; and student life human resources/personnel.
The successful candidate will possess a master’s degree and progressively responsible work experience related to the above-described duties. Qualified candidates possessing a doctoral degree, terminal degree, or a strong combination of advanced education and relevant experience in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will have deep and broad knowledge of student development; vision and philosophy for defining excellence in student life; significant senior-level professional experience in higher education student life/student affairs at a large research university; significant experience in managing large staff and budgetary resources; and experience leading and working collaboratively with a broad array of internal and external constituents. The ideal candidate will be a recognized national leader with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, including student recruitment, retention, graduation, and advocacy. The successful candidate must also possess deep experience and knowledge of current trends in student life/student affairs management and implementation of best practices.
Review of applications will begin February 19, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions . Nominations for this position may be emailed to Quincy Martin III at firstname.lastname@example.org . Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
Visit the University of Tennessee, Knoxville website at www.utk.edu
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.
Amherst, MA, USA
The University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass) is a public research and land-grant university in Amherst, Massachusetts, and the flagship of the University of Massachusetts system. With 1,300 faculty members and more than 30,000 students, UMass Amherst is the largest public university in New England and is ranked among the top 30 public universities in the nation. The campus, located on nearly 1,450 acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley in Western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City, provides a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers. UMass Amherst is a highly residential campus, with over 13,000 students living in university housing.
Reporting to the Executive Director of Wellbeing, Access, and Prevention, and located within the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life, the Director of Campus Recreation provides visionary leadership, supervision, and management of Campus Recreation facilities and programs, including intramural sports, club sports, wellbeing, and fitness. The Director will play a central role in developing creative, state-of-the-art programs and services that animate physical fitness in a comprehensive way among students, faculty, and staff, that support staff and student leadership, and that articulate connections between campus recreation and academic success. As a member of the newly formed Wellbeing, Access, and Prevention Leadership Team, the Director has a unique opportunity to collaborate with colleagues from the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health, the Center for Health Promotion, and Disability Services, to build holistic wellbeing programs. The Director will develop funding models and support for expansion of facilities and programs ensuring that the University of Massachusetts Amherst is a national leader in the profession. The director is responsible for department oversight of 12 full-time staff, over 300 student staff, and nearly a $2 million budget.
The successful candidate will possess a master’s degree in a related field and have demonstrated progressive professional experience within a campus recreation or wellness organization, including experience with multiple facilities and programs, staff supervision, and budget management; a proven ability in leading organizational transformation, with capacity to effect change in the institutional culture and operations; demonstrated knowledge of the importance of health, wellness, recreation, and fitness to a campus community as well as an understanding of the theories, principles and practices of student development and higher education administration; strong communication, organizational, fiscal, and relationship building skills with the ability to work collaboratively with key campus and community partners. A demonstrated orientation toward equity and inclusion, and cultural competency in all aspects of campus life will be important considerations in the selection of the next director of campus recreation.
Review of applications will begin February 14, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Applications, including a position-specific cover letter and resume, may be submitted online at www.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions . Nominations for this position may be emailed to Dell D. Robinson at email@example.com or Anne-Marie Kenney at firstname.lastname@example.org . Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
Visit the UMass Amherst website at www.umass.edu
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and other protected group members.
Camarillo, CA, USA
Founded in 2002, California State University Channel Islands is the youngest of 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system. Located on approximately 1,200 acres midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles in Camarillo, California, CSU Channel Islands is the only four-year, public university in Ventura County and is known for its interdisciplinary, multicultural and international perspectives, as well as its emphasis on experiential and service learning. CSU Channel Islands supports more than 30 academic programs, 26 undergraduate majors, 26 minors, seven master’s programs, and one doctoral program. Enrolling over 7,000 students in fall 2019, both graduates and undergraduates, CSU Channel Islands is designated as an Hispanic-serving institution and is represented by 53.1% Hispanic/Latino students, 55.4% historically underrepresented groups, 59.7% first generation college attendees and 65% female students. Additionally, CSU Channel Islands maintains a 22:1 student/faculty ratio, sponsors 78 clubs and organizations, and hosts 300+ campus events annually, with 1,600+ students living on campus and 100+ in living-learning or themed communities. Annual spending related to CSU Channel Islands generates a total impact of $114.4 million on the regional economy, and nearly $240.5 million on the statewide economy. The institution has currently achieved approximately 1/3 of its projected enrollment growth, with a master planned buildout at 15,000. The entire Southern California region is forecasting a growing enrollment trend, which differs greatly from much of the rest of the country, where enrollment is declining. There is just over 1.3 million gross square feet of space on campus, with 44 named buildings currently on record, and over the next four years the campus has over $350 million in the capital construction queue.
Serving as the senior facilities administrator at CSU Channel Islands and reporting to the vice president for business and financial affairs, the assistant vice president (AVP) for facilities services leads and directs the strategic operational and developmental planning of all campus facilities to support the mission and forecasted enrollment growth of the University. The AVP provides vision and leadership for Facilities Services, which includes the following departments: Administrative Services; Operations; Facilities Support; Engineering Services; Logistical Services; and Planning, Design & Construction. The AVP plays an active role in campus master planning, promoting and advancing the University's strong commitment to environmental sustainability, and oversees the successful operation, maintenance and development of the University's physical plant. The AVP plays a key role in establishing and directing the strategic goals of the department, ensures operational objectives are achieved, engages collaboratively with campus administration and the campus community to provide superior customer-focused services, and collaboratively oversees the multi-year capital outlay program. Additionally, the assistant vice president recommends and implements policies and procedures; manages all design, engineering and construction activities, including budgetary management, scheduling, safety, reliability, and functional performance of all construction-related projects; assumes responsibility for the management, effective use, and functional performance of all utility equipment and energy at the University; collaboratively develops and manages the Department’s annual operating and capital budgets; and ensures that the University's grounds and buildings are well-maintained in a sustainable manner and are aesthetically appealing to students, faculty, staff and visitors (to include a multi-year grounds enhancement program).
In partnership with the Environmental Health and Safety Department, the AVP assumes responsibility for environmental health and workplace safety at the University, overseeing coordination and technical assistance for compliance with hazardous waste management and disposal, hazard identification and abatement, code compliance, ADA compliance, and other health and safety matters. The AVP also leads efforts to achieve greater energy efficiencies in all facilities operations, developing strategies to obtain the greatest economies in energy purchases, directing efforts to attain increasingly high conformance to LEED standards, and promoting responsible and productive sustainability efforts in all facilities activities. The assistant vice president effectively manages a departmental staff of 117 in a unionized environment, which includes five direct reports, and administers an operating budget of $6.3 million.
The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, planning or a related field (advanced degree preferred); a minimum of ten years progressively responsible professional and administrative experience in the field is required, including at least seven years in a senior level leadership role in a large and complex Facilities Department. Demonstrated experience with capital planning and construction, supervising and motivating staff, preventative maintenance, collective bargaining and budget controls is required. The successful candidate will possess excellent communications skills in all media, as well as a tactful, collegial management style. Successful completion of multiple, large-scale capital projects, a background in higher education facilities management and planning, demonstrated experience building and sustaining a high performing, service-focused organization, and experience with strategic planning are highly desirable.
Additionally, the successful candidate should possess the ability to lead a large service department in exemplary customer service; manage a large and diverse workforce in a collective bargaining environment; understand large and complex facilities, administrative, maintenance and construction operations, including HVAC, electrical utility systems and energy management programs; define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions, and deal with multiple abstract and concrete variables; comply with reporting requirements for construction management policy and procedures, as well as financial reporting; develop and monitor metrics to ensure the organization is operating efficiently and serving campus needs while meeting budgetary parameters; and effectively respond to the needs of a growing university.
Review of applications will begin February 14, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanandjohnson.com/open-positions . Nominations for this position may be emailed to J. Scott Derrick at email@example.com . Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
Visit the CSU Channel Islands website at https://www.csuci.edu
California State University Channel Island is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
Hanover, NH, USA
Founded in 1769, Dartmouth College is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world’s greatest academic institutions. As an R1 institution with high research activity, Dartmouth has forged a singular identity for combining its deep commitment to outstanding undergraduate liberal arts and graduate education with distinguished research and scholarship in the Arts and Sciences and its four leading graduate schools—the Geisel School of Medicine, the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies, Thayer School of Engineering, and the Tuck School of Business. The College serves a total enrollment of 6,500 students, employs over 4,200 faculty and staff, and encompasses over 161 administrative, academic, residential, and athletic buildings. With its quarter term academic calendar, Dartmouth’s highly residential 269 acre main campus remains a very active 24/7 environment year-round. The College is located in the small town of Hanover, New Hampshire, judged one of the best places to live due to its strong sense of community, rich cultural life, and regional resources that include major teaching hospitals, a burgeoning high-tech sector with global connections, and extensive recreational opportunities.
Reporting to the Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration, the Director of Safety and Security & Emergency Operations is responsible for the comprehensive operations of Dartmouth College’s safety and security services and emergency preparedness and response. The Director leads an unarmed, non-sworn team of approximately 30 security and dispatch professionals, and manages and administers safety and security programs, physical facility security, compliance, training, emergency preparedness, and critical incident response for the College. The Director is actively engaged with the campus community, and works collaboratively with administrators, faculty and students of the College, as well as with local, state and federal authorities to provide a safe, inclusive campus environment that supports academic excellence, independent thought, cultural collaboration, and the educational mission of Dartmouth College.
The Director plans, directs, and evaluates all activities of the department, ensuring appropriate deployment of resources and compliance with all applicable federal and state laws, and local ordinances. As the chief Clery officer, the Director tracks crime statistics to ensure compliance with College, state, and federal reporting responsibilities. The Director is responsible for strategic planning on behalf of the department, as well as providing valuable input into master planning and the design and renewal of facilities throughout the campus to address safety and security priorities. Departmental planning includes providing and advocating for recommended changes needed within the department to maintain appropriate service levels including policies and procedures, staffing and organizational structure, utilization of technology, and the ability to meet or exceed accreditation (e.g., IACLEA) and certification standards. Additionally, the Director is responsible for the hiring, training, and supervising of Department staff and manages the departmental budget of $2.8M. The Director performs risk management functions, coordinates emergency, disaster, and crisis response/drills, implements safety and security operations, including emergency communications, and develops programs and initiatives in support of Dartmouth College’s mission. In addition, the Director maintains an awareness of best practices and national trends related to safety/security and legal issues impacting higher education, and remains an active member of appropriate campus security and law enforcement professional associations.
The Department of Safety and Security works with all aspects of the college including the offices of the President and Provost, Dean of the Faculty , the Division of Student Affairs, the Title IX Office, the Geisel School of Medicine, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies, Athletics, Conferences and Events, Campus Services and Facilities, and with security colleagues at the Hood Museum and nearby Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
The position requires a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, emergency management, or related field with at least ten years of progressively responsible security or law enforcement experience including patrol, investigation, supervision, training, and administration. A minimum of six years of command level supervisory experience is necessary for success in this search. Additional requirements include: experience developing and leading emergency management preparedness, emergency response, and mitigation; familiarity with campus security, community policing, security services, and crime prevention training and education; excellent problem-solving skills and ability to defuse conflict; evidence of strategic and data-informed decision-making, coupled with strong organizational and multitasking ability; excellent communication skills (oral and written), including the ability to listen effectively and to comfortably interact with constituents at all levels, backgrounds, and identities throughout the College community; demonstrated knowledge of and experience working on matters involving Clery, VAWA, Title IX, violence prevention, sexual misconduct, and acts of bias and discrimination; outstanding interpersonal, negotiation, consensus-building, and relationship building skills; and well-honed political acuity and diplomacy ability. Preferred qualifications include 15 or more years of relevant experience, demonstrated experience within a college or university setting, and an advanced degree.
Review of applications will begin February 13, 2020, and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions . Nominations for this position may be emailed to Valerie B. Szymkowicz at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
Visit the Dartmouth College website at www.dartmouth.edu
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Discrimination is prohibited on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.
Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Tallahassee, FL, USA
Florida State University (FSU) is an American public space-grant and sea-grant research university. Its primary campus is located on a 1,391.54-acre campus in Tallahassee, Florida. FSU is a senior member of the State University System of Florida. Founded in 1851, it is located on the oldest continuous site of higher education in the state of Florida. The university is classified as a Research University with Very High Research by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The university comprises 16 separate colleges and more than 110 centers, facilities, labs, and institutes offering more than 360 programs of study, including professional school programs. The university has an annual budget of over $1.7 billion and an annual economic impact of over $10 billion.
Reporting to the associate vice president of student affairs, the director of student engagement provides visionary leadership, operational management, and development to the newly created Student Engagement department. The direct functional areas within Student Engagement are Student Organizations & Involvement, Student Governance & Advocacy, and Student Life Cinema. The successful candidate collaborates with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and other constituents to create innovative and impactful experiences for Florida State students. The director works closely with University Housing, Fraternity & Sorority Life, and the Oglesby Union as well as other Activity & Service fee-funded departments; leads strategic planning initiatives to ensure continuous improvement in practice as well as alignment with Division and University strategic priorities; and works with divisional Development Officers to set fundraising priorities and goals. The director is a member of the associate vice president’s Student Engagement leadership team and leads and manages an organization with over 700 recognized student organizations, budgets totaling over $15 million, and more than 21 union, professional, and student staff throughout the department.
The director will lead and collaborate on university-wide initiatives including, but not limited to: Homecoming; Welcome Week; Student Government elections; Family Weekend; First 51 Days; Last 51 Days; and Gateway Service programs such as: Dance Marathon, Relay for Life, and the Big Event. The director also works closely with campus partners such as the Dean of Students Office, Campus Recreation, Health and Wellness Center, Office of the General Counsel, and Undergraduate Academic Affairs regarding the care and success of Florida State University students.
A master’s degree in a related field and a minimum of five years of directly related work experience is required; a terminal degree is preferred. The successful candidate will have progressive experience in supervision and management of student engagement programs and services; demonstrated progressive experience in budget management; and experience collaborating with multiple campus partners. In addition, the director will have experience managing a dynamic portfolio of programs and services and demonstrated leadership coordinating university-wide programs and events.
Review of applications will begin February 7, 2020, and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanandjohnson.com/open-positions . Nominations for this position may be emailed to Anne-Marie Kenney at email@example.com . Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
Visit the Florida State University website at www.fsu.edu
Florida State University is an equal opportunity employer and educational provider committed to a policy of non-discrimination for any member of the University’s community on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans’ status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other legally protected group status. This policy applies to faculty, staff, students, visitors, applicants, and contractors in a manner consistent with applicable laws, regulations, ordinances, orders, and University policies, procedures, and processes.
Houston, TX, USA
Established in 1927, the University of Houston (UH) empowers students in their pursuit of learning, discovery, leadership, and engagement. Located in a sprawling metropolis, as a public, tier one research university, UH provides students with cutting edge undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, distance, and continuing education programs. Ranked among the best colleges in America, UH is home to award-winning faculty, innovative research centers, has one of the most diverse student populations in the nation, and alumni who have become international leaders. Reporting in the division of student affairs and enrollment, the UH Wellness Center serves 46,000 students, 8,000 of whom live on campus.
Reporting to the assistant vice president for student affairs – health and well-being, the director of UH Wellness provides departmental leadership and maintains primary responsibility including program direction for UH Wellness, including planning, implementing, and evaluating health promotion and prevention strategies, policies, programs, and services campus-wide. UH Wellness offers 15 plus programs and touches approximately 26,000 students annually. This position is a key leader within a strong health and well-being portfolio within the division, focusing on fostering the holistic well-being of all students through coordinated, intentional, and strategic services and programs.
The new director will have an opportunity to help create an integrated healthy campus vision with the new assistant vice president of health and well-being, while supporting the mission and vision of the university. The UH Wellness Center is charged with developing comprehensive multidisciplinary student health and well-being initiatives around several dimension of well-being: physical, emotional, spiritual, professional, and social and encompasses current programs addressing alcohol and other drugs, sexual health and violence prevention, and mental health. The vision for the new director will be to expand the Center’s approach with new initiatives in areas such as resiliency, courageous conversations, sleep, purpose, values, and financial literacy. The director will be a collaborative partner across the institution and provides leadership, supervision, and training for professional staff, graduate assistants and interns, peer educators, and student assistants.
Minimum requirements include a master’s degree and five years of managerial or related professional experience. A doctorate is preferred. Other qualifications include: experience with supervision and managing resources; visionary thinking and planning skills; the ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff in a complex and diverse environment; the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with key partners, with emphasis on dynamic communication and collaboration; demonstrated ability to create a strategic vision and motivate others; and a demonstrated personal and professional commitment to health and well-being.
Review of applications will begin February 3, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. A resume and cover letter explaining how the applicant meets the qualifications specified in this announcement may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions . Confidential inquiries and nominations for this position may be emailed to Laura Puckett Boler at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
Visit the University of Houston website at: www.uh.edu
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
Swarthmore, PA, USA
Swarthmore College is a highly selective college of liberal arts and engineering located in suburban Philadelphia, just 11 miles outside of the city. The College’s idyllic 425-acre arboretum campus features rolling lawns, a creek, wooded hills, and hiking trails. The College champions diversity and inclusivity across its campus community and beyond, and it is strongly committed to making education accessible; students who attend Swarthmore are admitted regardless of their demonstrated financial need. With nearly 50 programs of study and the opportunity for students to design their own major, Swarthmore offers more than 600 courses on campus each year. Swarthmore maintains 194 full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty; sustains a student-faculty ratio of 8:1; houses 95 percent of its 1,640 students on campus in 18 residence halls; and maintains 20 NCAA Division III varsity sports teams.
Reporting to the director of public safety, the associate director of public safety for operations oversees and manages the daily operations for a world class department of public safety, and actively collaborates with the associate director for community engagement and professional standards on the department’s community engagement efforts that protect the safety and security of the students, faculty, staff, and visitors to Swarthmore College. The associate director, under the leadership of the director, administers all safety and security operations for the College, including emergency management and physical asset protection; oversees campus security patrol, the communications center, incident investigation, crime prevention, parking enforcement, and shuttle service; provides 24-hour administrative coverage of all incidents and activities that may occur; and serves as second-in-command and in place of the director in their absence. Additionally, the associate director liaisons, collaborates and works closely with the leadership of a variety of campus departments, including the dean of students and the dean’s staff, Facilities Services, and off-campus resources, to promote the continuous improvement of safety protocols and emergency preparedness and management efforts.
Additionally, the associate director, in conjunction with the director, promotes effective training, professional development, and compliance programs for staff; coordinates the activities of the Department’s personnel for all special events, security services, and departmental assessments to ensure operational efficiency; collaborates closely with the department’s leadership team to leverage existing state-of-the-art technology and implement new systems and technologies to better enhance the safety of the community; and manages the command of major incidents, emergency situations, and special events. The associate director works in close collaboration with borough, county, state, and federal law enforcement agencies and other safety and security services on a range of activities, including response to accidents, medical or fire emergencies, and requests for assistance. The associate director supervises six direct reports, a total staff of 40, and 10-15 student employees.
This position is responsible for helping to ensure the Department’s capacity to foster a deep connection with members of the campus community and focus on providing service to and taking care of its constituents through a community caretaking approach to public safety. The associate director serves in a critical leadership role with planning, developing, and implementing strategic initiatives and programs that improve operational synergies and leverage talent throughout the department. The individual in this role also initiates community partnerships, student collaboration, and an active recruiting plan for a diverse work force.
The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred), with 7 to 10 years of progressively responsible public safety experience, including 5 years at a management and supervisory level, preferably in a higher education setting, or an equivalent combination of experience and education. The associate director for operations will be a highly collaborative manager and leader with outstanding interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills, as well as a proven ability to inspire and build relationships, trust, and credibility. The successful candidate will bring a strong record of achievement in the fields of safety and security and embrace the Department and College’s commitment to a community caretaking/engagement philosophy around public safety and the significant dedication of time and energy that requires. They will also demonstrate a commitment to fostering an inclusive environment and a proven ability to work effectively in a richly diverse community and with individuals at all levels of an organization.
Review of applications will begin January 31, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanandjohnson.com/open-positions . Nominations for this position may be emailed to J. Scott Derrick at email@example.com . Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
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Swarthmore College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.