Department: Academic Success
Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Reports To: Academic Success Center Director
May 1, 2013. Please submit application and resume to email@example.com
June 1, 2013. A one-year probationary period is in effect for all exempt employees.
The Director provides front-line support and training to students selected for the Ayers Center for Leadership program. The Director also works with the director of the University Career Center, as well as with community and civic leaders to build and maintain effective partnerships for the University.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Develop/modify, coordinate and evaluate a strategic direction for the FHU’s Student Leadership Program.
- Collect and analyze data in order to assess program graduates and the overall program effectiveness; make program improvements based on that analysis.
- Develop/modify, coordinate and evaluate annual plan of action FHU’s Student Leadership Program.
- Create and implement a selection process for students admitted to the program.
- Create and implement workshops and conferences for FHU students and off-campus students.
- Create and implement a budget.
- Teach leadership courses at the undergraduate level.
- Serve as mentor to students in the program.
- Coordinate and supervise internships with outside civic and professional organizations.
- Travel to and supervise students at off-campus workshops and conferences.
- Coordinate activities with the FHU Career Center.
- Serve on designated University committees.
- Present findings from the efforts of FHU’s Student Leadership Program to the campus community, to key stakeholders, and to professional groups at the state and national levels.
- Graduate degree in appropriate field that allows teaching of leadership courses; and two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Knowledge of various leadership styles, learning styles, instructional software, multimedia technologies, and assessment tools.
- Evidence of ability to generate student enthusiasm for and engagement in the leadership program and service.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to establish working relationships with a wide range of people within the academic community and with civic and community leaders.
- Ability to create and implement a budget.
- Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment.
- Ability to teach effectively.
- Ability to appropriately assess the leadership program.
Salary will be commensurate with training, education, and experience.
As described on www.fhu.edu/hr/benefits.aspx
Freed-Hardeman University is a private institution, associated with churches of Christ, dedicated to moral and spiritual values, academic excellence, and service in a friendly, supportive environment. The purpose of the University is to provide every student an education permeated with these Christian values.
Pursuant to this purpose and Section 703(e)(2) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Freed-Hardeman University exercises a preference for applicants active within the churches of Christ. Freed-Hardeman University complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or prior military service in the administration of its employment practices.