McDaniel College invites applications for a Director of Student Development Programming. Salary for this full-time, 12-month position is commensurate with qualifications and experience. At McDaniel College we value our employees by offering our full-time employees tuition remission, 403B retirement accounts with employer match, paid time off, medical insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and paid maternity and parental leave. Visit College website for details.
The Center for Experience and Opportunity(CEO) is McDaniel College’s one-stop shop for experiential learning and career development. It plays a critical role in the College’s Strategic Vision and The McDaniel Commitment, a four-year comprehensive program designed to help students harness the power of the liberal arts with the goal of discovering fulfilling 21st-century vocations.
Reporting to the Executive Director of the CEO, the Director of Student Development Programming would join a team of engaged colleagues whose areas of expertise include career development, community engagement, international programs, entrepreneurial programming, post-graduate scholarship and fellowship support, and work study/campus employment.
The Director of Student Development Programming will work with multiple internal and external constituents to support the CEO’s mission. Job duties include significant development and entrepreneurial teamwork within the office and across campus in the areas of orientation, community engagement, leadership development, sophomore activities, career-development programming and more.
A master’s degree with a minimum of five years’ experience in community engagement, career services, or related office.
Ability to work evenings and weekends.
Experience working with diverse students. Ability to inspire and build community across differences.
Ability to collaborate across campus divisions to build experiential learning initiatives.
A high level of motivation for building new programs and expanding the College’s capacity to support initiatives on and off campus.
A clear understanding of the role experiential education plays in the lives of students and can translate into career opportunities.
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience in grant writing is a plus.
A commitment to engaging with local and regional partners (e.g. Westminster, Baltimore, and DC), including creating new relationships.
Dedication to promoting student engagement and agency in national and global opportunities.
A deep commitment to the liberal arts philosophy.
For a complete job description including qualifications and to apply, please go to: https://employment.mcdaniel.edu/. Completed applications must include a cover letter addressing position qualifications and related experience, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Open until filled.
McDaniel College is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment on basis of any protected status including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military status, genetic information, marital status, veteran’s status or any other legally protected status.
About McDaniel College
McDaniel College, recognized nationally among “Colleges that Change Lives” and U.S. News and World Report top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 60 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, and over 20 highly regarded graduate programs.