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Associate Director for Student Leadership

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

As per the Carleton Upward Mobility Program, priority consideration for internal applications will be given to those who apply by the close of business Friday, July 14, 2017. Pending the review of those internal applications, external applications will be considered at that time. External applications are welcome at any time.
All applications received before close of business Sunday, July 23, 2017, will receive priority consideration.
Carleton College is a AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Posting Details

Position Information

Organizational Unit Community and Civic Engagement
Posting Number 13276
Job Title Associate Director for Student Leadership
Benefits Eligible? Yes
Grade 12

Position Specifics

Classification Exempt (Paid monthly)
Status Full Time
If part time, hours to be worked weekly
Working Schedule 12 Months
Position Type Regular
If temporary please provide Start Date
And End Date
Position FTE 1.0

Position Summary Information

Purpose of this Position

The Associate Director for Student Leadership serves in the capacities of supervisor, advisor, and mentor to student leaders, and functions as a resource for development of civic engagement and community initiatives. The position is responsible for the bulk of the Center’s education programming, the largest of the Center’s issue areas.

This full-time, 12-month position provides students with opportunities for intentional community engagement and learning through the coordination of campus / community partnerships.

In additional aim is to foster community relationships and cultivate student leadership and an ethic of community engagement across the Carleton campus.

Essential Job Functions - Responsibilities

Program

  • Build/Sustain leadership development program for CCCE Fellows (student workers keyed to particular issue area, program, and CCCE tasks).
  • Supervise and lead education-related programming, including:
    • Develop and sustain education-related pathways for students.
    • Develop and maintain strong relationships with community partners, educational institutions, local nonprofit agencies and leaders.
    • Serve as lead campus contact for community engagement initiatives that partner with local schools.
    • Partner closely with Accelerate Northfield, TORCH, Northfield Promise, and local elementary schools, middle school and high school to create high quality partnerships and address the opportunity gap.
    • Support education-focused Academic Civic Engagement projects.
    • Support local schools’ ongoing volunteer programs including after school tutoring, tutoring hotline, and mentoring initiatives.
    • Guide and work collaboratively with the Program and Administrative Assistant to orient, support and build the capacity of the Northfield Reads and Counts tutors and other Community-Based Work Study student workers.
  • Lead the following annual CCCE events:
    • CCCE Fellows’ training, including coordination with other campus wide peer leader training and orientation efforts.
    • Pathways of Civic Engagement panel for New Student Week.
  • Supervise select CCCE issue areas and programs, in addition to education, as assigned.
  • Supervise the CCCE Fellows in charge of education and other issue areas (approximately 10-12 student fellows).

Administrative

  • Coordinate CCCE Fellow hiring, training, and supervision.
  • Provide support and resources for students participating in ongoing civic engagement projects.
  • Assist community agencies who are seeking partnerships.
  • Assist with the Center’s fundraising and public relations and communications efforts.
  • Manage communications and assessments of co-curricular activities, especially issues areas within the program/associate director’s portfolio.
  • Participate in civic engagement and student leadership cohorts as relevant/needed (Minnesota Campus Compact, Project Pericles, etc).
  • Collaborate with student organizations, campus offices, and departments on engagement opportunities.
  • Act as a liaison with the Student Life Division.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree.
  • At least 5 – 7 years of experience working with student leadership and student development issues.
  • Experience supervising students, working with community engagement and a demonstrated commitment to civic engagement in multiple contexts.
  • Experience in and understanding of a residential, liberal arts college and student development desirable.
  • Demonstrated skills in program planning and implementation; organizational skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters Degree.
Special Instructions to Applicants

As per the Carleton Upward Mobility Program, priority consideration for internal applications will be given to those who apply by the close of business Friday, July 14, 2017. Pending the review of those internal applications, external applications will be considered at that time. External applications are welcome at any time.


All applications received before close of business Sunday, July 23, 2017, will receive priority consideration.


Carleton College is a AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 07/06/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Quick Link http://jobs.carleton.edu/postings/3247

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you learn about this opportunity?
    • Carleton Employment Page
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC (Higher Ed Recruitment Consortium)
    • Minnesota Council of Non-Profits
    • JobsinMinneapolis.com
    • Minnesotaworks.net
    • Scholarly Hires
    • Local Newspapers
    • Professional Society or Organization
    • Other
  2. If you choose "Professional Society or Organization" or "Other" please let us know what the exact source is here.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents