ABOUT POMONA COLLEGE: Located near Los Angeles, California, Pomona College is widely regarded as one of the nation's premier liberal arts colleges. Established in 1887, Pomona College is known for small classes, a challenging curriculum, close relationships between students and faculty, and a range of student research and leadership opportunities. Pomona is a member of The Claremont Colleges.
POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting directly to the Dean of Campus Life, the Director of Campus Life Engagement, works independently and collaboratively to perform the following essential duties and responsibilities:
- Provide leadership, direction, and supervision for all aspects of the Campus Life and ASPC office:
Oversee the ASPC financial and accounting processes.
Co-advise the Associated Students of Pomona College.
Recruit, interview, select, and train Orientation Team coordinators and team members.
Use Engage to assist in accounting processes, club and organization registration, and elections.
Plan and present club training and leadership programming in collaboration with student affairs offices.
Serve on the Orientation Planning Committee.
- Provide clear direction and oversight of all department activities in order to develop and achieve annual goals, including budgeting, planning and staff development.Responsible for monitoring and evaluating direct and secondary reports, student employees, and overall department staff performance and daily assignments.Maintain an efficient, collegial, and proactive work environment within the Smith Campus Center and collaborating departments.
Supervise a staff of 3 direct reports, 1 additional staff, and 1 graduate assistant.
Supervise up to 40 student workers.
Serve in various College roles and collaborations on behalf of the Student Affairs division and the Smith Campus Center.
Represent Campus Life on campus, in the consortium, and in the Claremont community.
Serve as co-advisor to Associated Students of Pomona College (ASPC), including oversight of the ASPC budget and accounting systems.
Serve on various committees (e.g. the Speakers Task Force, Study Abroad Committee, International Place Advisory Committee, Connect-Ed, Presidents Advisory Committee on Sustainability, and Hillel Council).
Create correspondence to communicate with staff, other departments, students, and the community.
- Coordinate special projects/tasks and provide assistance as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Higher Education or a related field is required. Master's degree is strongly preferred. A valid driver's license or equivalent means of reliable transportation to off-site meetings and events is required. A minimum of 7 years of experience with increasing responsibility in the areas of student affairs or a related field is required. Experience at an academic institution is preferred.
New employees are required to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or request a Pomona College-approved medical or religious exemption on or before their first day of employment. If you are unable to do so, at the College's sole discretion, it will work with you to reasonably adjust your start date. Please let your HR Business Partner know if you are unable to provide proof of vaccination or want to request a religious or medical exemption before or on your first day of employment. Note that if you request a religious or medical exemption, it may delay your start date so that we can review and discuss your request.
ADDITIONAL POSITION DETAILS: Regular, full-time, benefits eligible, exempt position. The salary for this role is between $96,000 - $106,000 per year, with a competitive benefits package. The specific factors that the organization will consider when offering a salary to an individual will include education, training, prior experience, and performance in prior role. All staff positions are ineligible for visa or permanent resident card sponsorship. As a California employer, Pomona College requires all employees to be residents of California.
REQUIRED HOURS: The regular hours for this full time position are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday â“ Friday. Holiday, weekend and evening work hours will be required. Travel will be required. Regular hours may vary due to needs of the College or division.
TO APPLY: Please submit your resume and cover letter. You may submit both resume and cover letter as one attachment in the My Experience section of the application under the "resume/CV" upload section, or as separate attachments. Once you submit your application, you will not be able to attach additional documents.
POMONA COLLEGE REWARDS: Pomona College offers a wide variety of benefits and perks including health, dental, and vision plan options; paid time off; flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits; tuition assistance; fitness and wellness programs; rideshare incentives; and so much more!
Pomona College prides itself in being an open, competitive, and equal opportunity employer.
The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and Claremont University Consortium, which provides shared institutional support services, is reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model. The undergraduate colleges include Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer College. The two graduate institutions include Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute.