Career Development Services, International Student Programs, Leadership Development
4 Year Degree
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, plus 20 highly regarded graduate programs.
McDaniel College invites applications for an Executive Director of the Center for Experience and Opportunity. Salary for this full-time 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, paid time off, medical insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and paid maternity and parental leave. Visit College website for details.
The Executive Director of the Center for Experience and Opportunity provides direction and oversight to the College’s career development and experiential learning offices and programs and oversees the office’s participation within its signature program called McDaniel Commitment.
This position works closely with campus constituents, alumni, and community members to support and expand the College’s experiential learning initiatives including community based-learning, internships, volunteerism, and campus employment. This position also oversees support for international educational experiences, such as January term travel trips as well as semester-long study abroad through both international providers and through our branch campus in Budapest, Hungary. It also oversees the staff support for post-graduate competitive scholarships and fellowships.
This role reports directly to the provost and provides direct supervision of the CEO’s five staff members: the Director of Student Development Programming, the Associate Director of Career Development, the Associate Director of Community Engagement, the Associate Director of International Programs and the Media and Event Specialist.
Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred
5-7 years of relevant experience and experience supervising staff.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to network with a diverse group of constituents
A high level of motivation for building new programs and expanding the College’s capacity to support experiential learning initiatives
Availability to run occasional evening and weekend programming
Good organization skills, team-orientation, flexibility
A general comfort with technology-rich work environments
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, i.e., Excel, PowerPoint, Word or other tools.
For a complete job description and to apply, please visit the college’s employment webpage. Completed applications must include a cover letter addressing position qualifications and related experience, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will be open until filled.
McDaniel College, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in the recruitment, admission, and employment of students, faculty, and staff in the operation of any of its educational programs and activities. McDaniel College will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment on basis of any protected status including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, genetic information, marital status, veteran’s status or any other legally protected status. For more information on the college’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please visit the college’s Campus Diversity & Inclusion web page.
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.