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Assistant Director of Student Engagement

Belmont University Nashville, TN

**Primary Duties and Responsibilities:** The Assistant Directors of Student Engagement (ADSE) provide leadership for Belmont student life, maximizing engagement and success by providing opportunities for students to find belonging through common purpose, activities, organizations, and events. The ADSEs oversee planning and implementation of projects, programs, and events; provide guidance and support to professional staff, faculty and student leaders; and create opportunities for them to explore and develop leadership potential. * Provide leadership and oversight for Student Engagement, including student organizations, student activities, Greek Life, & collaborative partnerships across the Division of Student Affairs and broader campus community. * Supervise Student Engagement staff (professional and intern). * Support Office of New Student Orientation with summer orientation, Welcome Week, and new student events. * Support Office of Residence Life on move-in events and campus programming and engagement activities. * Manage Greek recruitment process, and general operations of Greek Life. * Manage Belmont Student Organization Advisor Training. * Partner closely with Office of Leadership Development, Office of New Student Orientation, and Dean of Student's Office to teach student leadership development. * Manage departmental budget. * Be (or become) an expert in Campus Labs, the online reporting and campus communication software. * Oversee online university calendar, including review and approval of student events * Partner with Student Accountability to adjudicate student organization policy violations and/or other disciplinary matters. * In partnership with the Dean of Students, render final decisions regarding requests for new student organization university recognition. * Represent Division of Student Affairs on various University committees, including University Homecoming Steering Team co-chair and member of the University's Protected, Anchor, Weekend Events Calendar team. * Generate appropriate measures of effectiveness including: Identify and assess appropriate measures of operational effectiveness and identify appropriate learning outcomes associated with programs and services. * Regularly assess achievement of these outcomes and formulate strategies for improvement. * Advise National Panhellenic Association, National Interfraternity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council and their member organizations including management of spending, budget preparation and monitoring, and updating web and social media presence. * Maintain fraternity and sorority membership and academics, disciplinary records and governing council records. * Review and render decisions for all promotional, fundraising and solicitation requests for fraternities and sororities. * Provide individual and group leadership development for all fraternities and sororities including risk management education, community educational programming, and standards and values congruence. * Partner with Divisional Leaders to train Belmont fraternity and sorority advisors and maintain communication throughout the academic year. * Maintain relationships with fraternity and sorority chapter advisors, advisory boards, and (inter)National Headquarters. * The above statements are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents. **Work Hours**: The ADSE positions have unique work hours in order to best serve the needs of student organizations. Each ADSE works a different shift to spread coverage across the evening hours. **ASDE 1:** During the academic year, work hours are 12:00 p.m. noon to 8:30 p.m. During Winter and Summer Breaks, work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Late nights/weekends are expected as a regular part of the job. **ASDE 2**: During the academic year, work hours are 3:00 p.m. noon to 11:00 p.m. During Winter and Summer Break, work hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Late nights and weekends are expected as a regular part of the job. The position may be live-on and may include a meal-plan for eating with students/student groups. **Required Qualifications**: Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. * Familiarity with pertinent legal issues and ability to recognize and manage risk effectively. * Knowledge of basic fraternity and sorority issues. * Knowledge of Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic & Pan-Hellenic policies, procedures and practices. * Knowledge of Belmont's student organization and travel/liability policies. * Ability to motivate student staff to perform at high standard of excellence. * Ability to organize and successfully implement multiple many-phased projects over time. * Ability to plan full term or year of events/activities in advance. * Desire and ability to network with off campus service organizations. * Interpersonal skills enabling effective conflict-management, and supervision. * Skill in maintaining and managing records/data. * Self-starter, responsible work habits, personal maturity. * Desire and ability to work in a highly collaborative team setting. * Attention to details. * Computer proficiency, including Word and Excel. * Creativity, imagination, ability to seek original effective solutions. * Excellent oral and written communication skills. * Flexibility to work evenings and weekends, as well as accompany students on extended service trips several times a year. * Experience working in a fast-paced environment and the ability to respond to high-pressure situations. Ability to thrive in an environment of hard work. * Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. **Required Education** Masters Degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling, or related discipline is preferred. **Required Experience** At least 3-5 years experience in Student Affairs, Residence Life, or related field is preferred. Preference will be given to the following candidates with the following experience: * Student Activities and/or Greek Life * Demonstrated professional work experience working with governing councils of Greek system, specific knowledge of NPC, NPHC and IFC guidelines, preferred. * Demonstrated professional work experience advising high-level student organizations, preferred. *Employment Type:* Staff *Internal Job Category:* Exempt (Staff)Full-Time *Department:* Student Engagement & Leadership Development

Belmont University

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Nashville, TN
37230 USA
Posted: February 22, 2019