As a staff member at LLCC, you can look forward to 22 paid holidays a year, including 2 weeks at the end of the calendar year and one week in March for mid-semester break; 12 Fridays off in the summer; and 2 personal days, 15 sick days, and 20 vacation days per year. LLCC staff, their spouse and qualified dependent children are eligible to use the tuition waiver on credited courses. LLCC is a positive, team-oriented environment supportive of staff development. Experience success at LLCC!
4 Year Degree
The Director, Student Engagement develops leadership programming and co-curricular alignment opportunities and supports student clubs and organizations. The Director actively contributes to LLCC’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives by serving on LLCC’s Campus Climate Team and by developing intentional student programming. Additionally, this position develops policies for office personnel, supervises full-time and student employees, maintains the department budget, and oversees the student engagement program.
Contribute to holistic development of students through comprehensive programming related to leadership and professional development, cultural competency, celebrating diverse lived experiences, service learning, and other topics related to the intellectual stimulation and identity development of students.
Provide leadership for the day-to-day student life operations and supervise and lead the student life program assistant and student workers.
Oversee student engagement budgets including general revenue accounts and Student Activity Fee funded accounts and develop the annual Student Activity Fee budget.
Manage contracts for services, performances, etc. that support student engagement.=
Assess the effectiveness of the student engagement program.
Support student clubs and organizations and their advisors to plan and implement educational, social, and cultural programming. Develop training for club leaders and advisors while interpreting and enforcing college policies and procedures.
Recruit, advise, support and train Student Government Association (SGA) members and students who serve on Quality Council teams, and oversee the annual election process for the SGA and Student Trustee.
Advise, train and support the Logger Activities Board.
Manage the day-to-day functions of the LLCC Food Pantry, by assessing student need, developing donation campaigns and staying up to date with food pantry best practices.
Actively contribute to LLCC’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives by serving as a resource for identifying student needs and perceptions of campus climate; developing programs, strategies, and interventions for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion within the student population; and serving on the Campus Climate Team.
Work collaboratively with committees and departments organizing and implementing multicultural programming, including, but not limited to, Multicultural Fest, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and cultural history month celebrations.
Initiate, plan, implement and assess LLCC’s student recognition ceremony.
Cultivate a welcoming and engaged virtual and on-campus student experience through programming and events for new students and programing designed to increase student retention.
Assist with LLCC’s annual commencement ceremony.
Recruit and support student involvement on college committees.
Participate on college committees as appropriate
Be knowledgeable of local, state and national compliance requirements pertaining to, but not limited to, food safety regulations, raffle licensing, peddlers licensing, etc.
Assist in the college planning and assessment program by developing annual work unit objectives that impact long-range priority goals.
Perform other duties as assigned.
At least 3 years of experience with student club advising and leadership/development training
Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population
Budget management experience
Ability to collaborate with appropriate stakeholders and solve problems
Detail orientation, strong analytical skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, multi-tasking capabilities, and good time management skills
Knowledge of basic computer programs and Microsoft Office
Ability to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, and to travel locally, regionally, and nationally with student leaders
Master’s degree in Student Development or Higher Education Administration
Our outstanding team of full- and part-time faculty and staff serve 17,000 credit and non-credit students over a 4,000 square mile district, the biggest in the state of Illinois. The main campus, one of the most beautiful and growing campuses in Illinois, is located in Springfield, the vibrant capital city of Illinois. Springfield is centrally located between Chicago and St. Louis and is home to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum as well as numerous historic sites and cultural events. Join our team of outstanding employees and be a part of something bigger!