The Director is responsible for the development, implementation and advancement of programs designed to promote student engagement in service, community-based learning, social justice advocacy and immersion learning. The Director will serve as the primary convenor and collaborator between the Center, the institution's academic units, and other university partners. The Director will lead the Center staff in developing and maintaining partnerships with a diverse representation of local, national and international community partners and other service and justice-related agencies.
Typically, Master's Degree in public administration, non-profit leadership, higher education administration or another related field or equivalent experience.
Minimum five years of administrative and leadership experience focused on student development, service, justice advocacy, immersion learning or community-based learning.
Proven experience working with college-aged students, faculty, and non-profit agencies. Experience with a diverse representation of local, national and international community partners and other service and justice-related agencies.
Demonstrated knowledge of and capacity to articulate the value of students, staff and faculty engaging in service and justice work with local, national and international organizations.
Ability to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with administrators, students, staff, faculty and local and international community partners.
Knowledge and ability to animate LMU's Catholic Jesuit and Marymount mission, vision and values.
Significant experience with and understanding of university systems, practices and procedures.
Experience with developing and managing a program or departmental budget.
Ability to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) with diverse populations in a multicultural environment.
Strong problem-solving skills in the context of interpersonal and group relations required.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and complete them in a timely fashion required.
Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Demonstrated computer competency and preferably knowledgeable of MS Word, Excel, on-line survey software, and web page publisher systems.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.