Director of Student Life & Engagement

  • Baltimore City Community College
  • Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Feb 12, 2021
Full time Deans & Directors Student Affairs

Job Description

Reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Director of Student Life and Engagement (DSLE) is responsible for the direction, supervision, administrative oversight and coordination for the Office of Student Life and Engagement (SLE) at Baltimore City Community College (BCCC). The director will play a critical role in strengthening the campus life experience. The individual will develop a virtual student life experience to compliment the on campus social life environment.  S/he provides leadership in collaborating with constituents from the both the local and campus communities.  The director will work with campus leadership to ensure that co-curricular and extracurricular activities align with the mission, vision, and core values of BCCC. The Director will maintain a "Student First" focus and possess high professional standards along with the ability to manage, develop and motivate staff.  The Director provides leadership to the Student Life team by promoting community development and programming.

The Director serves as a member of the Student Affairs Leadership Team (SALT), contributes to Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) planning, and collaborates on the execution and evaluation of SEM initiatives.  The director works in collaboration with various campus departments such as the Office of Admissions, the Student Success Center, Mayor's Scholars Program, and Marketing and Communications, and others. S/he must recognize the value of a diverse student population and be able to integrate that into activities for the College.  Further, the Director maintains a visible presence virtually and on campus.  S/he will be actively engaged in the creation and support of several large scale campus-wide events; serves as a role model and facilitator to student leaders; supports the development and engagement of student-driven clubs and organizations; implements co-curricular leadership programming; promotes student and organizational excellence and best practices grounded in student development theory; and advocates on behalf of student leaders and organizations.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

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  • Master's Degree in College Student Personnel Administration, Educational Administration or related discipline required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years full-time, supervisory, professional experience in higher education. 
  • Demonstrated experience with working with diverse student populations is required. 
  • This position has personnel management responsibilities that include assisting with the training, development and supervision of professional staff and student staff workers. 
  • Successful candidates will have significant experience working with engaging college students in a remote setting and building student life in an online environment. 
  • Outstanding interpersonal and management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate positive relationships with students and student organizations.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate programs with other college departments and to assess program effectiveness.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong computer skills.
  • Ability to handle extremely sensitive and confidential matters discreetly.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Knowledge of budget preparation and management.
  • Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all in-person events are currently on hiatus. However, the selected candidate will need to reside in the Greater Baltimore area for return to campus

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