Reynolds is one of the largest community colleges in Virginia and serves Virginiaâ™s capital city and five nearby counties. Annually, our four campus sites serve approximately 13,000 credit students and provide training for 7,400 students through the Community College Workforce Alliance. Reynolds is committed to hiring and retaining a racially diverse, culturally competent staff at all levels of the organization who reflect the demographics of our students. We also believe in providing an ongoing investment in our faculty and staff to deepen their skills and competencies to serve the full range of our student population.Â Â Â Reporting to the Dean of Students, the Director of Student Life and Leadership provides vision, leadership and strategic direction of the Office of Student Life. In collaboration with various stakeholders and with a strong commitment student development, the director is responsible for developing, planning, implementing and evaluating all activities for the Office of Student Life. In addition, the director is responsible for creating and facilitating co-curricular learning and student leadership development through an equity lens. This position will use best/promising practices to implement programming that meets the needs of a diverse population and will be responsible for equitable programming for all campuses of the college. Â
Masterâ™s degree in higher education, counseling, business administration, or a related field is required. Considerable and progressive experience working in student life, student activities, residence life or related area. Progressive leadership experience working in a higher education setting, community-based organization or related field. Demonstrated ability to make data informed decisions; to develop internal policy and procedures; and automate and streamline internal processes. Demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage multiple large-scale projects, while supervising professional and support staff.Â Demonstrated ability to manage a program budget. Demonstrated strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of constituencies including students, faculty, administrators, staff and external partners; and the ability to present workshops and participate in other public speaking events. Demonstrated ability to utilize Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint) or appropriate alternative software to the extent required to effectively perform the essential functions.Â
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.