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Job no: 492645
Work type: Exempt Staff
Location: Gambier, OH
Kenyon College is conducting a search for an Assistant/Associate Director of Student Engagement. In cooperation with other Student Affairs staff members, the Assistant/Associate Director of Student Engagement provides guidance and support to student organizations and individual students in assisting them to reach their full potential. The Assistant/Associate Director shares a dedication to all aspects of each student's academic, residential and co-curricular life. This is an eleven (11) month position, and includes evening and weekend responsibilities.
STUDENT ORGANIZATION ADVISING, SUPPORT, AND MANAGEMENT (40%)
SOCIAL BOARD (50%)
OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES (10%)
Must be within thirty (30) minutes of campus while fulfilling on-call responsibilities (generally 2-4 weeks per semester). Work is generally performed in an office environment but may also require being able to navigate between and within campus facilities including up and down stairs and being outside in various weather conditions. Must possess a valid driver’s license and meet campus requirements to drive campus vehicles. Ability to lift and carry 20 lbs. regularly and move tables, chairs, and other furniture. Evening and weekend work is frequent and required.
Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, counseling, or a related field. One to three years of graduate or professional experience in higher education required. Experience working with student activities, especially student programming boards, is preferred. Committed to and familiar with the values and needs of a small, private, residential liberal arts college. Demonstrated cultural competency and commitment to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Strong sense of organizational and administrative skills. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated interest in working with and mentoring college students.
Kenyon College is a nationally prominent, private liberal arts college where academic excellence goes hand in hand with a strong sense of community and close relationships among students and professors.
Compensation and Benefits
Salaries at Kenyon are competitive and commensurate with experience. In addition to an attractive salary, Kenyon offers benefits for employees and their family members. Children of employees are eligible for 100% tuition waivers at Kenyon, and through the Great Lakes Colleges Association, children of employees are eligible for 85% tuition waivers at fifteen other of the nation's finest liberal arts colleges.
We also offer health and dental insurance, TIAA/CREF retirement, and many other benefits, including provisions for a spouse, families, and domestic partners. Details about benefits as well as conditions of employment are described more fully in our Staff Handbook.
Kenyon is a unique place to live and work. To discover why it should be your next home, click here.
Kenyon College is an equal opportunity employer and applications from members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law. Kenyon College has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion. Please visit our Diversity at Kenyon website.
Advertised: 21 Feb 2020 Eastern Standard Time
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