The Assistant Director will be responsible for supporting the strategy, design, management, and oversight of the Center for Ministry and Service, a cornerstone of the Regis community. Under the direct supervision of the Director, the Assistant Director will foster and develop the University’s mission of service to the “dear neighbor without distinction” and highlight the rich heritage of the University, and develop a comprehensive community service program. This is a full-time, benefit-eligible position.
Manage the Center’s external community outreach and partnerships with the of goal expanding service programming by engaging with local and greater Boston non-profit organizations.
Support the coordination and growth of existing and new strategic service and community engagement initiatives, including the University’s service and immersion programs.
Assist with the supervision and mentorship of the work-study program, the Dear Neighbor student organization, and the Campus Compact AmeriCorps Vista if applicable.
Support the coordination of student-centered initiatives and co-curricular programming designed to incorporate service into the various dimensions of campus life.
Actively support the mission of the University by working with students, staff and faculty to share in the core values of an institution founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston.
Assist Center staff in the planning of Convocation, Baccalaureate, Men’s and Women’s Nights, and other events.
Work in collaboration with Center and University staff on a variety of campus-wide events and programs, including, but not limited to, Founders’ Day, Heritage Day, and Commencement.
Represent the Director, Center, and the Division of Student Affairs at various meetings and committees.
Perform other related duties as required.
This position will supervise undergraduate and graduate students and carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Regis College's policies and applicable laws.
A master’s degree in higher education administration, divinity, theology, religious education, student development, counseling, or related field.
1-2 years of experience working in a community service office or agency.
Proven experience working with and meeting the needs of a diverse community, including minority, first generation, and international students.
Ability to build coalitions and develop and maintain strong professional relationships.
Effective management and organizational skills.
Demonstrated experience in the supervision and development of staff and student employees.
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to uphold the University’s commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Will require evening and weekend hours.
Normal office environment, not subject to extremes in temperature, noise, odors, etc.
May spend extended periods at terminal, on telephone, or operating other office machines, requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
In employment, as in education, Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Regis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran’s status, membership in uniformed services or any other protected status.
Internal Number: 80133
About Regis College
Rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition and inspired by the social justice values of our founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, Regis College is a welcoming and inclusive community. We are called to provide access to an academically rigorous education through innovative learning opportunities and collaborative engagement at all degree levels. We educate the whole person, preparing our students to pursue excellence, to become change agents in their own communities, and to serve and lead as advocates for a more just and compassionate global society.