The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Assistant Director for Community Partnerships and Scholar Development, Office of Service Learning and Leadership, UNLV Student Affairs [R0118605]
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 31,000 students and more than 3,900 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 136,000 degrees, producing more than 120,000 alumni around the world.
UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us online at:http://www.unlv.edu
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity, and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
ROLE of the POSITION
Reporting to the Director of the Office of Service Learning & Leadership, within Campus Life and the Division of Student Affairs, this position principally manages the endowed Engelstad Scholars program, supervises the Program Coordinator for Scholar Development (Engelstad), and serves in a primary coordinating role in liaising with long-term community non-profit partners. Responsibilities include supervising full-time and graduate staff, managing the Engelstad Scholars program including coordinating the 3rd and 4th years of the program and coordinating with key campus partners for its administration; supporting the Director in managing the institutional contract with the GivePulse platform and delivering training workshops and outreach efforts for campus and community constituents; and increasing community partner capacity through ongoing training and development.
Programs, curriculum, and involvement opportunities are designed with an equity and inclusion lens and marketed to appeal to a diverse commuter student population. Administrative functions include budget management, risk management, and a strong emphasis on assessment of program initiatives and student learning outcomes.
Through the intentional application of critical and developmental theories, this position facilitates and enhances a growing sense of community by fostering student learning and engagement. Ability to work some evenings and weekends required.
Service Learning and Leadership and UNLV Campus Life are firmly committed to creating and maintaining an environment that is diverse, inclusive and welcoming for all people. This reflects our commitment and journey towards bringing multiple perspectives to our community; supporting our students, staff, and guests; bringing equity into society and embracing new ideas.
This position requires a Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university and a minimum of three years post-masters relevant experience including experience with co-curricular service programs, leadership development, scholarship programs, and outcomes assessment and analysis. Two years post-masters experience in direct supervision required.
All successful candidates will have the ability to assess student needs, value a high degree of student contact, interact effectively with a wide diversity of people, have excellent interpersonal skills, communicate well in verbal and written form, and manage multiple tasks in a dynamic work environment. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Salary range is $58,889 to $68,704. Position is contingent upon funding.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on October 27, 2019, and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Rian Satterwhite, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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SAFETY AND SECURITY STATEMENT
UNLV is committed to assisting all members of the UNLV community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report compliance document is available online.
UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws.
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted.
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