Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Office of Student Leadership, Involvement, and Civic Engagement (SLICE) at Carnegie Mellon University consists of experienced professionals with an outstanding ability to: cultivate relevant, one-to-one mentoring relationships with exceptional students; deeply influence the growth and development of the leaders of tomorrow; craft unique experiences building on the talents of a diverse, multifaceted community; and contribute to our Student Affairs Division whose cornerstone is a deep, sustained dedication to the ongoing care of its students.
Carnegie Mellon University is searching for an Assistant Director of SLICE to join its dynamic team. Engaging with students as they interact with our department, you will serve as a primary point of contact and specialist in student leadership development and recognition. You will have the exciting opportunity to forge university-wide relationships with other educators, write curriculum, facilitate leadership education, and influence the trajectory of our student leadership development efforts.
The Assistant Director of SLICE role is an excellent opportunity if you thrive in an innovative and exciting work environment. In addition to partners across the university, you will work closely with SLICE colleagues overseeing student activities, student government, fraternity and sorority life, civic engagement, and operations to advance our forward-thinking mission to facilitate students' development of self and community as active global citizens. As we strive to accomplish our mission, our efforts and approaches are undergirded by a commitment to equity, inclusion, and social justice.
Core Responsibilities will include:
Develop and launch the Charpie Leadership Institute including curriculum development and facilitation, selection process, budget management, and student and staff mentorship elements
Management of the first year Emerging Leaders program including curriculum development, planning for an overnight retreat and post-retreat small group civic engagement experiences, and selection and supervision of student mentors
Coordinate student recognition programs including the SLICE Awards, a campus-wide Senior Leadership Recognition program, and everyday recognition of student leadership efforts
Implement a campus-based LeaderShape Institute including year-round connection points
Coordinate across Carnegie Mellon, and specifically with student affairs partners, opportunities for development and facilitation of leadership-related content
Create and facilitate tailored educational leadership workshops for campus partners including student organizations
Further partnerships with faculty on co-curricular learning and leadership development competency areas via committee work and focus on individual relationships
Integrate leadership theory, models, and learning outcomes into the work of the SLICE department
Stay connected to the leadership development educators network to understand standard processes in the field
Supervise the SLICE Graduate Intern responsible for supporting varying department programs and initiatives.
Provide general ad hoc advisory support to our 300+ student organizations on campus
Other duties as assigned
SLICE staff members are passionate about our work, iterating toward excellence to achieve our mission. We are seeking an adaptable staff member who works well on a team, takes initiative, and has a positive outlook and attitude. SLICE values colleagues who are committed to continued personal and professional growth and are invested in making the world a more just and equitable place.
You should demonstrate:
Proven track record to champion an innovative and collaborative work environment
Proven problem solving and reasoning skills, analytical skills, and oral, written, and interpersonal and intercultural communication skills
Commitment to justice and equity-based approaches
Master's degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs, Leadership Development, or related field required.
1-3 years of related experience is required, 4+ years of related experience in a student affairs setting is preferred.
A combination of education and relevant experience from which comparable knowledge is demonstrated may be considered.
Are you interested in this exciting opportunity? Please apply!
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