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Manager - Manager for Student Leadership and Engagement more...
Location:Austin, TX
Company:The University of Texas at Austin
First posted:June 14, 2017

Manager - Manager for Student Leadership and Engagement Hiring department Div of Housing & Food Monthly salary $3,834+ depending on qualifications Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM Posting number 17-06-14-01-9029 Job Status Open FLSA status Exempt Earliest Start Date 07/01/2017 Position Duration Funding expected to continue Position open to all applicants Location Austin (main campus) Number of vacancies 1 General Notes

Work hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 5:00PM. Work days, hours and area may vary based upon the needs of Unit and the Division of Housing and Food Service. Candidate selected must provide verification of education and/or experience.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information Purpose

The purpose of the Manager for Student Leadership and Engagement is to develop, implement, and evaluate a robust student leadership program with opportunities for formal and informal student leaders. Responsible for building large-scale programming initiatives, with a focus on inter-cultural competency and alternative

Essential Functions

1. Work with the Associate Director to create an environment that helps students develop a sense of belonging by developing and bringing dynamic and varied large-scale and alternative programs to the residence halls; Hire, supervise, and evaluate the GA for Residential Programming and the Residence Hall Program Team. 2. Provide direction, training, and support for the University Residence Hall Association (URHA). Hire, supervise, and evaluate the GA for Student Leadership. Co-advise the URHA Executive Board with the GA for Student Leadership, attend meetings and travel to conferences. 3. Work with the Associate Director and the Manager for LLCs to develop outcome-based learning initiatives for the residence halls, including recruitment, administration, and evaluation of the Faculty Mentor program and other learning initiatives within the hall; Coordinate with the Manager for LLCs to implement and assess the programming model. 4. Work with the Associate Director and the Residence Life Leadership Team to coordinate diversity initiatives for the residence halls, including recruitment, curriculum development, administration, and evaluation of the Longhorns for a Culturally Competent Campus inter-cultural development seminar series. 5. Manage and coordinate bids for hosting conferences; Provide functional supervision, training, and support for staff advising hall councils and other Residence Life organizations, including NRHH; Manage the URHA Leadership Conference, including recruitment, training, program design, accommodations, and evaluation; Assist with residence halls move-in by coordinating student leader volunteers and supply orders. 6. Oversee budgets for URHA, RHPT, and other large-scale initiatives; Purchase and manage items required for use in programming; Responsible for the creation and implementation of all performer/speaker contracts; Investigates and pursues opportunities for external partnerships and sponsorships; Follows university purchasing and contract guidelines. 7. Stay abreast of current trends related to student leadership and programming; Establish a network of professional colleague and organization resources; Perform additional duties related to community building, inter-cultural competency, and staff development as assigned; Serve on departmental and university committees as assigned; Participate in department and division meetings as appropriate; Actively pursue professional development.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Provide program options for students to attend in the evenings and weekends. Work in a diverse environment, encourage and promote diversity. Other related functions as assigned.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree and three to five years of experience in a supervisory/manager capacity. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling, or a related field; 2 years experience working in Residence Life or Student Activities; 2 years experience advising student organizations; Experience working with faculty or on academic initiatives; Experience supervising graduate or full-time staff; Experience planning large-scale events; Experience managing student leadership programs and student conferences; Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with inclusion efforts; Marketing or presentation experience; Demonstrated effective leadership; Demonstrated communication and collaboration skills. Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Lifting and moving

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas ( TRS ), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.

UT Austin is a Tobacco-free Campus

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