Director for Guerrieri Student Union & Student Involvement
Location: Salisbury , Maryland
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 61 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
Committed to the fulfillment of the Salisbury University mission, the Division of Student Affairs engages students in supportive communities where holistic learning and success are possible. All positions in Student Affairs share the responsibility for creating a campus community that values diversity, inclusion and the uniqueness of others by modeling integrity, care, compassion and respect during interactions with all members of the Salisbury community. To learn more about Student Affairs, visit http://www.salisbury.edu/students/about.html. This will evolve as necessary to meet the changing needs of students and the University.
Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director for Guerrieri Student Union & Student Involvement.
Primary Job Duties: This position is responsible for providing leadership and for setting the strategic vision for the areas of the Guerrieri Student Union, Event Technical Services, Auditorium Services, Off-Camus Housing, Commuter Services, Fraternity and Sorority Life and CSIL (Center for Student Involvement and Leadership). This position will work closely with campus partners to provide the best resources and services possible within student programming, leadership and facilities management, as well as in coordination with other campus areas including Academic Affairs; Physical Plant, Conference Services and Reservations, Housing and Residence Life, Office of Community Standards and Admissions. The incumbent will also be responsible for maintaining relationships with the surrounding community, providing oversight and support for Off-Campus housing and Commuter students.
Minimum Qualifications: Five or more years of related experience in student affairs with a minimum of three years of progressive leadership experience including strategic planning and short-term and long-term goal setting at a departmental level. Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Business, Management or a related field. Demonstrated knowledge and implementation of best practices in fraternity/sorority life, student union management, facilities management, student activities, or student leadership; commuter student needs and services, and a genuine interest and enthusiasm for working directly with students. Experience with facilities management and budgeting at a department level. Proven background in support and enhancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion activities within a University student activities program.
Highly organized with attention to detail. Ability to think strategically for a number of different operational areas simultaneously as well as lead and support a diverse staff in the design and implementation of a dynamic student union and activities program which supports diversity, and inclusion of the student population and campus community. Demonstrated excellence in managerial, supervisory, and team-building; and desire to work in an interactive, high-traffic, fast-paced environment.
Must have excellent interpersonal, customer service, organization and planning, prioritization, problem solving, follow through, time management, and oral and written communication skills. Also, must be flexible and possess the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously, work well under pressure, and work independently and in a team-oriented environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required.
This is a full-time, exempt State position with a full benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position is expected to report to work in emergency situations such as extreme weather conditions when the campus may be closed.
Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions. To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume. Please do not send any documents via E-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.
Applications received by October 6, 2021 will be given full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.
Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our institution, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/.
Salisbury University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President, Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, 100 Holloway Hall, Tel. (410) 548-3508.