The University’s Division of Student Affairs invites applications for the full-time, benefits eligible position of Director for the Office of Student Involvement. This position supports the academic success of students in the IWU community through providing leadership and vision for a broad range of co-curricular student engagement opportunities. IWU is seeking a student-centered educator who embraces student affairs work at a small liberal arts college, and is committed to promoting and enhancing diversity in every aspect of the student experience. In leading the Office of Student Involvement, the Director’s broad position responsibilities include:
Strategic vision and oversight to the following areas: Registered Student Organizations, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Campus Activities, and Leadership Development Programming. Provide daily oversight of and facility management of the Hansen Student Center including the Hansen Student Employment Team
Responsible for the overall recruitment, selection, training and supervision of three staff members within the Office of Student Involvement.
Advise the daily operations and management of the Student Senate officers and programs; provide leadership training, teamwork development, and attend Student Senate programs and meetings.
Provides oversight to the four Interfraternity Council, four College Panhellenic, and one national co-ed Latinx organization with Assistant Director of Student Involvement. Serves as primary advisor for the Interfraternity Council and utilizes counseling and reflective advising techniques to provide academic support and personalized guidance.
Supports the transition of first year students into the IWU community by coordinating the delivery of all education based and community building programming for first year orientation including alcohol education, sexual assault awareness, and contemporary issues that impact college campuses
Provides daily facility management and maintenance of Hansen Student Center and the four fraternity chapter homes; provides supervision to the student staff (Hansen Student Employees and Fraternity House Managers).
Master's Degree in student personnel, higher education administration, or related area is required
Minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in student affairs
Demonstrated experience advising and counseling students
Participates in senior level on-call rotation
Please download the application atwww.iwu.edu/human-resources/Positions.html. Feel free to include a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. IWU is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. In addition to the aforementioned materials, applicants should provide a one-page statement describing their understanding of inclusion and how their experiences have prepared them to contribute to the IWU commitment of building a diverse and inclusive environment.
Review of complete applicant materials will begin Monday, January 24 and the position will remain open until filled.
Illinois Wesleyan University Human Resources, Holmes 209 1312 N. Park Street Bloomington, IL 61701 Email: [email protected] Fax: 309-556-1710
The final candidate will pass a pre-employment background investigation. Per the Governor's August 26, 2021 Executive Order regarding COVID-19 vaccination, personnel in the higher education setting will need to either provide proof of vaccination, or apply for a medical/disability or religious exemption. All those not fully vaccinated will be required to participate in weekly COVID testing on our campus.
Illinois Wesleyan University does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must reside and be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.
Illinois Wesleyan University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse, inclusive, and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to supporting and further building our community in these dimensions. Illinois Wesleyan University is an EEO Employer. Illinois Wesleyan University’s sexual misconduct policy may be accessed at www.iwu.edu/human-resources/SexualMisconductPolicy.html. Illinois Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusive excellence; details at www.iwu.edu/diversity.