Director of Undergraduate Student Engagement, CBA Undergraduate Programs & Student Engagement Office
Loyola Marymount University
Location: Westchester Campus,
Internal Number: R3818
Reporting to the Associate Dean and housed in the Undergraduate Programs & Student Engagement (UPSE) office, the Director of Undergraduate Student Engagement will foster co-curricular learning, career readiness, and a culture of inclusion for College of Business Administration (CBA) undergraduate students. The Director will co-supervise a team of peer mentors dedicated to student success, champion diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) initiatives within CBA, and work closely with student leaders. This position will play a pivotal role in supporting the CBA mission of developing business leaders with moral courage and creative confidence to be a force for good in the global community. It is anticipated that this position will be in-person at the Westchester campus.
Position Specific Responsibilities
Develop and deliver co-curricular, student learning-focused learning opportunities outside of the classroom in keeping with CBA Advantage content areas as well as undergraduate area learning objectives; identify and catalog relevant similar opportunities across campus in consultation with supervisors.
In tandem with Academic Advisors from the CBA UPSE Team, co-supervise the CBA Peer Success Coaches (PSCs). Hire, train, and develop a staff of student workers, including potential work-study students, who will provide basic advising help, career coaching, student support, and programming including DEIJ-informed offerings.
Coordinate the CBA Student Leadership Council comprised of leaders from CBA's sixteen student-run organizations. Provide professional development opportunities and leadership trainings, foster leadership development, and strengthen student organizations' abilities to meet their stated objectives. Serve as a consultant to student leaders regarding organizations or professional development opportunities.
Act as the front-facing CBA representative of undergraduate student engagement; provide regular availability for student drop-in consultation and to build community. Co-create a "CBA Strong" community with undergraduate students, student employees, and CBA faculty / staff. Refer students of concern to supervisor or to appropriate on-campus resources.
Oversee and coordinate the Suitable platform on behalf of the College with input from supervisor. Revise and execute a curriculum and learning objectives related to student co-curricular learning through CBA Advantage.
Support DEIJ initiatives within CBA in collaboration with supervisors; co-coordinate roundtables, convene stakeholders at DEIJ-related events in consultation with supervisors; participate actively in DEIJ initiatives; act as a model of inclusive practice for the College's students, faculty, and staff. Serve on CBA DEIJ working group.
Serve as CBA UPSE's primary representative to Career and Professional Development (CPD); co-develop, maintain, and facilitate access to portfolios of internship and entry-level career opportunities; advertise, catalog, and directly provide career-focused co-curricular learning opportunities both on and off campus.
In collaboration with supervisor, coordinate assessment of co-curricular learning. Identify learning outcomes, develop data collection regimes, and analyze data to demonstrate efficacy and impact.
Collaborate with the Graduate Director of Student Engagement as appropriate to offer concurrent, parallel, or adapted opportunities for all CBA students to build community and learn outside the formal classroom.
Represent LMU within the College of Business Administration community and at professional organizations or associations, serve on committees as required.
Perform other duties as assigned or requested.
Loyola Marymount University Expectations
Exhibit behavior that supports the mission, vision, and values of the university. Communicate and employ interpersonal actions that model high standards of professional, responsible, accountable, and ethical conduct. Demonstrate a commitment to outstanding customer service.
Typically a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. a master's degree is preferred. A degree or coursework in business or a business-related field (e.g., accounting, leadership) or higher education preferred. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.
Minimum 3 years' experience in progressively responsible positions.
A demonstrated commitment to student development, co-curricular learning, and advising (academic and/or co-curricular) required.
Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of project execution and event planning required.
Experience with acting as liaison to outside stakeholders, supervising undergraduates, and conducting assessment is preferred.
A commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in keeping with the mission and vision of the College of Business Administration and Loyola Marymount University.
Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral) evidenced by background in preparing comprehensive reports and executive summaries incorporating complex, highly technical information.
Highly developed organizational and leadership skills.
Demonstrated computer competency and preferably knowledgeable of e-portfolio, social media, and office productivity systems.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Constantly required to sit, feel, use finger movement, speak clearly, hear conversation, see near and far. Frequently required to stand and walk. Occasionally required to lift, carry and push up to 25 lbs., stoop, kneel, reach high and low, use depth perception.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment is normal.
MENTAL DEMANDS: Mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Frequent calculating, interrupted work, variety of interrelated tasks, sustained concentration, use of reasoning, judgment, resourcefulness, analytical ability, and ingenuity.
COVID VACCINATION REQUIREMENT:
To ensure the safety and well-being of our community, Loyola Marymount University requires that all students, faculty and staff are vaccinated or have been approved for a qualifying medical or religious exemption.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.