Founded in 1850, Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) is an independent, residential, Liberal Arts University with roughly 1,600 students. Nestled between three metropolitan areas (Chicago, St. Louis, MO, Indianapolis, IN), the Bloomington-Normal community is home to four institutions of higher education, numerous eateries, fun activities, and civic engagement opportunities. Through the promotion and affirmation of diversity in all its forms, IWU provides an exceptional educational experience while building a campus environment that prepares students for leadership in a global society after graduation.
The University’s Division of Student Affairs invites applications for the full-time, benefits eligible position of Assistant Director for the Office of Student Involvement. This position supports the academic success of students within the IWU community by utilizing student development, identity, and persistence theories to foster a holistic approach to our co-curricular engagement, through oversight of students engaged in leadership programs, registered student organizations, campus activities, and fraternity and sorority life.
Advisement of College Panhellenic Council (CPH); serve as primary advisor for the CPC, directly advising executive board members and meet to assess their leadership progress; advise and support the chapter leadership of the four National Panhellenic Conference chapters; build and develop educational and social programming opportunities; act as liaison between university and sorority housing corporations
Development, support and oversight of Registered Student Organizations (RSOs); oversee the success of 120+ RSOs on campus; designs, implements, and assesses workshops for students and advisors centered on increasing student engagement; maintain updated communication on protocols and procedures
Internal University programming; co-advise the Campus Activities Board (CAB) with Graduate Assistant and their 25+ annual programs; develop the student engagement/activities associated with IWU’s Annual Day of Giving
Develop and support of Leadership Programs/Recognition; enact the Do Good Leadership Program (First Year Student Leadership Initiative) in the fall semester; plan and implement the leadership development series in the spring semester
Co-supervise the Graduate Assistant for Student Involvement; assist in the recruitment, selection and training of. Oversee the onboarding and training of Graduate/Practicum Interns.
Bachelor's degree required/master's preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum of 1 year of related experience in student affairs
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 immediately 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.
Illinois Wesleyan University does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must 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.