Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Reporting directly to the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs/Student Success, the director provides strategic leadership to the programmatic units within student involvement, fraternity and sorority life, and Leach Theatre. The director leads student-collaborative interactions through advisement and advocacy-related initiatives with campus governing councils and provides leadership, support and risk education consultation to 150+ student organizations and acts as the primary liaison to the Chancellor’s Greek Alumni Advisory Council.
The successful candidate in this position will engage their skills in relationship development, innovative program design, and assessment to continue to build upon a university culture in which students drive the activity and deeply engage in the strategic direction. Opportunities to support the evolution of campus traditions such as St. Pat’s will ensure all students have connections to campus which extend throughout their engagement as alumni. The position will also engage with campus partners to enhance or expand programs which contribute to retention and success, including building upon a student-driven aspiration to mitigate hazing and risky behaviors across their experience.
This position requires regular night and weekend hours.
Develop and facilitate student engagement programs, opportunities and resources that promote student recruitment, retention, achievement, and graduation rates.
Engage, support and collaborate with students, faculty, and staff to enhance student engagement on campus.
Oversee fraternity and sorority life, keeping abreast of legal and organizational policies, procedures, governing covenants, by-laws, and constitution.
Maintain a positive fraternity and sorority community culture that aligns with the campus culture and mission.
Advise the Student Council.
Develop and support student services for commuting students, off-campus living support, and transitional programs.
Serve as a point of contact for student and alumni advisory councils.
Create and advise student development / leadership initiatives.
Oversee business operations related to student organizations and events, including contract management, student funding boards, and fiscal processes.
Oversee the Leach Theatre operations, the Campus Performing Arts Series, high profile performing arts events, concerts, and presentors.
Represent the Division of Student Affairs/Student Success at meetings, gatherings, and events.
Other duties as assigned.
A master's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 7 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
Professional experience with programs engaging fraternity and sorority life.
Professional experience with retention and enrollment initiatives which engage parents, students, and alumni.
Professional experience engaging with student and alumni advisory councils.
Experience with business operations related to student organizations and events.
Experience with student funding boards, contract management and fiscal processes.
Experience working collaboratively across various internal and external teams.
Experience creating and advising student development initiatives.
Designated as both a land-grant and space-grant institution, Missouri S&T has a rich academic tradition dating back to its founding in 1870 as the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy.
The university currently enrolls over 7,000 students and is home to more than 350 faculty, many of whom are recognized as among the top performers in their respective ?elds. Missouri S&T is frequently commended as a leading institution for career placement and return on investment and a top destination for engineering majors.
Missouri S&T participates in Division II intercollegiate sports and hosts 17 men's and women's athletic teams. The university counts around 60,000 living alumni, including world-famous astronauts, scientists, engineers, inventors, and business leaders. One of four universities within the University of Missouri System, Missouri S&T also benefits from shared services, partnership agreements and other forms of collaboration with its peer institutions.
Missouri S&T is located in the community of Rolla and surrounded by the scenic beauty of the Missouri Ozarks. Known as a welcoming, family-friendly and affordable community, Rolla offers plentiful opportunities for outdoor recr...eation, quality K-12 schools and a regional medical center. Rolla is approximately 1.5 hours away from numerous urban amenities in the St. Louis area, including world-class museums, shopping, sporting events and other cultural attractions.