The Associate Director for Leadership, who reports to the Director of Leadership and Civic Engagement, provides a compelling vision for systematic leadership development across UNCG. The Associate Director, in collaboration with the Associate Director for Civic Engagement, provides direction on the integration of leadership, service, and civic engagement across the office. The Associate Director fosters relationships on and off campus that lead to sustainable programs designed to enrich student leadership development. The Associate Director understands and incorporates theoretical models of leadership development, including an emphasis on the social change model. The Associate Director is expected to be well-versed in leadership and student development literature with the ability to advance scholarship within the field. With an office, division, and institutional commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), this position uses a DEI lens when developing and implementing the leadership portfolio and works to support DEI efforts in the office and across campus. The Associate Director advances institutionalization of curricular and co-curricular processes and infrastructure for campus-wide leadership development within the academic mission of UNCG and consults frequently with other programmatic units throughout the university. Responsibilities include providing overall administrative support for the Office of Leadership and Civic Engagement’s leadership development initiatives.
Institutionalize OLCE’s Leadership Framework
Supervise the Assistant Director for Leadership, Graduate Assistant for Leadership, and undergraduate student workers
Provide direct oversight of the Leadership Challenge (co-curricular multi-level leader development program); creating strategic partnerships and collaborations that enable Leadership Challenge to be administered within diverse programmatic contexts
Supervise assessment and evaluation of leadership programming and office wide assessment in collaboration with Director and Associate Director for Civic Engagement
Oversee the online leadership program in coordination with the Leadership Coordinator
Maintain significant and expanding collaborations with multiple UNC Greensboro entities engaged in student leadership and civic engagement, including but not limited to the Lloyd International Honors College, Residential Colleges, Housing and Residence Life, Orientation, Athletics, and Recreation and Wellness, International Program Center
Work in collaboration with the Associate Director for Civic Engagement to fully integrate leadership and civic engagement initiatives across the office and campus
Provide training for the UNCG professional staff, community members, and graduate students serving as Cohort Leaders and Coaches within the Leadership Challenge Program
Assist in leadership research initiatives
Explore partnerships for funding, grants, sponsorships of leadership programming, including working with University Advancement
Serve on OLCE, University, and community committees as needed
Serve as an Advisor/Mentor/Coach for students involved in leadership organizations and activities stemming from the work of the Office of Leadership and Civic Engagement
A master’s degree plus 5 years of experience in leadership development/coaching, higher education student development, and community-university partnerships. Candidate should prove to have excellent oral, written and project management skills, supervision of professional staff, assessment and evaluation experience, and the ability to set priorities among competing demands. Availability for occasional evening and weekend programming is essential. Ability to use multi-media strategies for programmatic teaching and administration required.
The ability to create and deliver effective instructional presentations for faculty, students, and community partners, collaborate effectively with a diverse range of populations and communicate program goals to internal and external audiences. The successful candidate has extensive knowledge of leadership theory and demonstrates experience conceiving, developing, facilitating, and evaluating experiential leadership programs for college students. Curriculum development and training/facilitation experience essential. The successful candidate will exhibit a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. In addition, this position will need to inspire, motivate and support students, staff, and faculty in their efforts within leadership education to prepare for effective citizenship.
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About The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a higher-research activity university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC system institutions, UNCG is one of the most diverse universities in the state with nearly 20,000 students and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNCG is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.