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  • Monday, November 23, 2020 12:44 PM | Anonymous

    Assistant Director, Orientation & Transitions (Student Affairs, Office of Student Experience) (STU00000049)


    Salary commensurate with experience & qualifications.

    Job Summary:

    The Assistant Director in the Office of the Student Experience is responsible for supporting the vision, initiatives, programs, and daily operations of the Office of the Student Experience.  The Assistant Director will serve as the lead within the team for orientation programming for all new undergraduate students designed to support student success and transitions, as well as promote institutional affinity. The Office of the Student Experience works together as a team to support the office programs and initiatives.  Additionally, every member of the team is assigned responsibility for aspects of each functional area within the office including new student orientation, transition programming, leadership, parent and family programs, and special population support.

    Essential Functions:

    ·        Serve as the orientation lead within the Student Experience team. Ensure cohesion across all orientation programs including Virtual Orientation and Stampede, SMU's extended orientation program, for students beginning in both August and January.  Work collaboratively with partners across campus to strategically streamline new student processes associated with transitioning onto the Hilltop.

    ·        Manage the full lifecycle of the orientation team, including designing curriculum for and facilitating the Orientation Leadership Institute course for Orientation Leaders and summer training for OLs.  Supervise one graduate assistant hired to support and enhance orientation programs. Support student workers and student leaders connected to the office.

    ·        Support the vision and programs of the office including support of orientation and transitions programs, leadership programs, parent and family programs, and support of special student populations (Veterans, Graduate, International, and Transfer students). This may be done by assisting with programming, developing content for marketing.  Serve on relevant divisional and institution committees.

    ·        Maintain and strategically enhance the Student Experience website, social media, communications, and publications for all programs within the office. Identify and develop metrics for digital engagement and communication efforts. This position serves as the primary liaison to the division's central marketing area.

    ·        Support the implementation and realization of the goals and learning domains in the student affairs strategic plan.  Other duties as assigned.

    Education and Experience:

    Master’s degree is required.  Field of study for degree in Higher Education, Counseling and Student Personnel, Student Affairs Administration or related degree is required.

    Three years of work experience in a college or university is required, with experience in programming, large-scale event planning, student advising, training, teaching and facilitation.

    Experience and familiarity with theories and best practices related to the field of orientation, transitions and retention is required.

    Experience conducting effective presentations is required.

    Training in Strengths Finder, The Leadership Challenge, Enneagram, and MBTI is preferred.

    Experience supervising student workers and graduate assistants is preferred.

    Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required. 

    Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and web editing software, such as Sitecore, is preferred.

    Ability to obtain Texas Driver’s License within 30 days is required.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    Candidate must have outstanding written and verbal communication skills with the ability to build relationships with a wide range of constituencies.  

    Must have high-level interpersonal and networking skills, as well as a professional demeanor.

    Must work well with students in counseling, teaching, and advising situations, with a demonstrated commitment to student development and training.

    Candidate must demonstrate training and presentation skills with the ability to present information clearly and accurately.

    Candidate must have well developed organizational skills that include effective planning, time management, and the ability to handle multiple tasks/projects in an intense, deadline-filled environment.

    Must be able to handle sensitive information with complete confidentiality and professionalism.

    Must be accurate and detail oriented, including invoice processing, procurement, and monitoring of expenditures against budget.

    Must be willing and able to work required evenings and weekends to support Office of the Student Experience programs.

    Physical/Environmental Demands:

    • ·        Bend
    • ·        Carry/lift 25 lbs.
    • ·        Squat
    • ·        Handle objects (dexterity)
    • ·        Kneel
    • ·        Stand
    • ·        Push/pull
    • ·        Sit for long periods of time.
    • ·        Drive motorized equipment.

    Deadline to Apply:

    Priority Consideration may be given to submissions received by:  November 24, 2020

    Deadline to Apply:  December 04, 2020

    To Apply: 

    Please visit our website

    to access the online application.  See Working at SMU. Click on Staff Career Opportunities and apply to:  Assistant Director, Orientation & Transitions (Student Affairs, Office of Student Experience) (STU00000049)

    SMU will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601,

  • Tuesday, November 17, 2020 11:30 AM | Ashley Spicer-Runnels (Administrator)

    Lone Star College - Faculty (33096), Music Choral

    Job Summary

    It is the responsibility of the teaching faculty to provide the learning activities and support that will lead to the achievement of the course objectives and contribute to the educational environment of the college and the community. The faculty member's role encompasses the general areas of learning facilitation, professional development, and institutional service. Primary responsibilities are to plan, develop and teach courses within the curriculum in a manner that facilitates student learning.


    • Teaches Music courses at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs
    • Makes continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods
    • Develops and uses a syllabus for each course or laboratory within college and departmental guidelines
    • Plans, develops and uses a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives, and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles
    • Evaluates students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and informs them in a timely manner of their progress in the course
    • Submits required college reports and forms
    • Reviews, evaluates, and recommends student learning materials
    • Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues and the community
    • Provides access to students through posted office hours, electronic communication and other appropriate methods
    • Responsible for professional development and institutional service as determined in consultation with the Dean
    • Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned


    Commensurate with education, qualifications and experience


    MA in Music (Master of Arts in Music), MM (Master of Music), MM in Education (Master of Music in Education) MME (Master of Music Education), or a master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in Music

    How to Apply


    We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

    Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

    If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

    Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

    More information on the E-Verify program is available at

    Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

  • Friday, November 06, 2020 2:26 PM | Ashley Spicer-Runnels (Administrator)

    Texas A&M University - Student Development Specialist II, Department of Student Activities

    Job Summary

    Texas A&M University is excited to share with you the job posting for a Student Development Specialist II position in the Campus Engagement & Traditions area within the Department of Student Activities. This position is responsible for advising, planning, risk management and assessment for large class/traditions-based programming and at least one Student Government committee. Primary advising responsibilities include overseeing the administrative processes of pre-event planning, relationship management, outreach, and development. 

    Starting salary for this position is $36,512.00 with an opportunity for a six month hiring adjustment, professional development funds, and other great benefits. 

    To apply, visit and search for job position number R-033444Initial application review will begin November 13, 2020.

    Contact Amy Loyd, Hiring Manager, ( with questions regarding this position.

  • Friday, November 06, 2020 11:58 AM | Anonymous

    Texas A&M University - Student Development Specialist II, Offices of the Dean of Students Life

    Job Summary

    The Student Development Specialist II in New Student & Family Programs serves as the primary supervisor to the Orientation Team, which includes the selection, training, and supervision of these 40-60 student employees. This position will supervise the non-teaching Graduate Assistant responsible for co-supervision of the Orientation Leaders. This position will also assist with the development and implementation of New Student Conference programs, Howdy Week programming and other orientation, transition and retention initiatives.


    50% Supervision & Advising:

    • Serves as the primary supervisor to the Orientation Team (orientation team leaders, orientation leaders, orientation assistants), which includes the hiring, training, supervising, and evaluation of these student leaders. Maintains pertinent student records.
    • Coordinates and implements the Orientation Leader training schedule, arranging for facilities to accommodate OL training and programs, scheduling orientation team for New Student Conferences, planning the leadership retreat, and coordinating the day-to-day orientation leader grouping logistics.
    • Conducts research on best practices associated with student leader training and development for orientation programs. 
    • Co-supervises the Non-Teaching Graduate Assistant for New Student & Family Programs. Includes planning and implementation of new staff training for this individual, coaching, and performance evaluations.

    25% Event Planning:

    • Coordinates and implements specific programs within Howdy Week: Aggieland’s Week of Welcome including coordination of the general campus events and the Office of New Student & Family Programs featured events.
    • Establishes and maintains communication channels with on-campus general event coordinators, assists with the creation of the Howdy Week marketing and publicity campaign, plans late night programs, recruits staff volunteers, and coordinates Howdy Tables. Conducts research on best practices associated with week of welcome programming.
    • Coordinate the Aggie Orientation Leader Program Reunion events, which includes arranging facilities to accommodate programs, assisting with the development and implementation of the reunion weekend, coordinating former and current student events, and assisting with the creation of the marketing and publicity campaign for the AOLP Reunion weekend.
    • Prepares correspondence and reports.

    20% New Student Programming:

    • Coordinates and implements aspects of the of the New Student Conference experience which includes coordinating and implementing the Engage Your Aggie Experience program.
    • Assists with the development and implementation of office-wide programs including New Student Conferences, Family Weekend, Howdy Week, and other new orientation, transition, and retention initiatives.
    • Explores and coordinates new initiatives for new student programming.


    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • One or more years of experience in student affairs work or related specialty with a bachelor’s degree. No experience required with a master’s degree.
    • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others. Excellent oral and written communication skills, willingness to work as part of a team to aid students and families. Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

    Preferred Knowledge and Abilities

    • Master’s degree.
    • Related experience in Student Affairs, Student Personnel, Higher Education, or a College/University environment. Experience advising or supervising undergraduate students. Experience with large-scale program planning and development. Experience with orientation programs.
    • Knowledge of the transitional needs and experiences of first-year and transfer students. Familiarity with the first-year student experiences. Familiarity with program assessment and evaluation.

  • Tuesday, October 27, 2020 5:02 PM | Anonymous

    Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) - Assistant Director, Student Conduct & Community Engagement (SCCE)

    Job Summary

    The Assistant Director, under general direction, assists the Director in all aspects of departmental operations and maintains responsibility for a major functional unit(s) within a department.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Serves on management team with Director. Represents the department, division, or University on various committees.
    • Participates in developing departmental strategic plans based on department goals.
    • Plans budget for department(s) under their supervision and assists Director in planning and budgeting for department.
    • Participates in planning, directing, and coordinating operational or procedural matters to meet department goals and objectives.
    • Develops, implements, coordinates, and evaluates programs.
    • Monitors compliance with all unit, department, University, and government standards, policies, and procedures.
    • Develops reports, analyses, and surveys as requested by Director.
    • Provides leadership for department along with and in absence of the Director.
    • Handles special projects as assigned by the Director.
    • Provides supervision and guidance to a team or departmental sub-unit(s).
    • This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

    Additional Responsibilities

    • Serves as the Student Conduct Investigator.
    • Serves as liaison for the University Honor Council, including but not limited to recruit student members, coordinate hearings and training, record minutes, and manage case files.
    • Oversees the design, coordination, and implementation of programs and workshops ensuring goals are consistent with departmental and University missions.
    • Provides case management support to the Director for student matters.
    • Monitors accuracy of information on websites, publications, and reports.
    • Serves and represents department at various State and National associations.

    Minimum Requirements

    • Education – Bachelor’s degree in applicable field  
    • Experience – Six years of related experience including supervisory experience.

    Knowledge and Abilities

    Knowledge of:

    • Word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

    Ability to:

    • Multitask and work cooperatively with others.
    • Communicate clearly and effectively to ensure understanding.

    Preferred Knowledge and Abilities

    • Experience working with diverse social media platforms.
    • Experience with Ellucian Banner, Maxient, Degree Works, or other Higher Education Software.
    • Bilingual (English and Spanish).
    • Strong leadership, time management, and organizational skills (must attend to detail).
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Exercise initiative and appropriate independent judgment. 
    • Effective individual and group engagement with a wide variety of individuals, organization, and the general public.
    • Ability to work effectively with time-sensitive matters and meet strict deadlines.
    • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures.

  • Tuesday, June 23, 2020 11:32 AM | Anonymous

    Austin College is looking for our next Director of Student Activities. This position is an 11 month full time live-on position (2 bedroom furnished apartment provided along with a meal plan supplement during the academic year) that starts in August. This position will remain open until filled.  

    Directs student activities, advises and directs the Greek Life Program, and provides leadership development and training for student organizations. Performs essential functions personally, through others, or in conjunction with designated personnel or outside vendor/experts.

    Austin College is a private, residential, co-educational college dedicated to educating undergraduate students in the liberal arts and sciences while also offering select pre-professional programs and a graduate teacher education program. Founded by the Presbyterian Church in 1849, Austin College continues its relationship with the church and its commitment to a heritage that values personal growth, justice, community, and service. An Austin College education emphasizes academic excellence, intellectual and personal integrity, and participation in community life. For more than 165 years, Austin College has maintained an unwavering commitment to the transformative power of education, not only for the individual but for our communities and our world. We are committed to the breadth of a liberal arts education and equipping students with the ability to think critically and problem solve and communicate effectively so that they can succeed today and in the rapidly changing world of the future.

    Austin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability,  gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran in the administration of its educational policies and programs, employment policies and practices, enrollment policies and practices, and athletics program, as well as any other College-administered policy, procedure, practice, or program. Reasonable accommodations are made for individuals with disabilities.

  • Wednesday, June 10, 2020 3:21 PM | Anonymous
    Institution * Collin College
    Position * Vice President and Provost
    Description (Limit: 120 words) We are searching for an outstanding professional to head our fast-growing Frisco Campus. The ideal candidate has demonstrable experience leading and developing academic programming both in preparation to transfer to four year colleges and universities and in workforce fields that include short term certifications as well as associate degrees. Give us a close look. You may be qualified as our next Vice President and Provost, Frisco Campus.
    Link to posting
    Close date Monday, August 31, 2020
    Posting Expires * Monday, August 31, 2020

    Address 3452 Spur 399
    McKinney, Texas 75069
    United States

  • Thursday, June 04, 2020 8:52 PM | Anonymous

    Job Title

    DIRECTOR Cisneros Institute for Emerging Leaders


    Texas A&M University - San Antonio


    Student Success and Engagement

    Proposed Minimum Salary


    Job Location

    San Antonio, Texas

    Job Type


    Job Description

    In August 2018, the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents approved the establishment of
    the Henry G. Cisneros Institute for Emerging Leaders at Texas A&M-San Antonio (A&M-SA). Named in honor of the Honorable Henry G. Cisneros and in recognition of his lead gift of $1 million, the Cisneros Institute will serve as an incubator of leadership talent.

    Vision for the Institute
    Texas A&M University-San Antonio has forged a vision for an institute that will develop graduates who are skilled in taking initiative, building and cultivating effective teams, managing group dynamics, making ethical decisions, leading change in complex environments and dealing with organizational challenges. These emerging leaders will strengthen the local communities and beyond by effecting social and economic change. Students participating in programs will be well prepared to solve some of our region's most pressing problems.

    Duties Include, but not limited to:

    ·        Collaborates across campus constituencies to align existing co-curricular programming in student leadership development and to facilitate a coordinated approach for leadership development opportunities;

    ·        Approaches problems and issues challenging communities and develops problem solving and thought leadership actions through engagement, programming and impact of the Institute to address these issues, and through leadership development provide tangible solutions;

    ·        Creates strategic partnerships with local, state, and national to promote the Cisneros Institute through certificate programs, study-away, leadership academies, summits, leadership corps and/or targeted skill development;

    ·        Designs leadership-focused programs such as speaker series, academies, workshops or other activities through strategic partnerships with local, state, national and international organizations;

    ·        Communicates and articulates the role of leadership development programs effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing;

    ·        Works with faculty or staff experts to support the development of specialty curricular and co­-curricular offerings for certificate programs in Leadership Development;

    ·        Collaborates with other departments to align and execute Leadership Awards and other recognition programs;

    ·        Provides administrative leadership including supervision of staff, administering departmental budget, overseeing fiscal operations of the department, conducting assessment, serving on committees and other duties as assigned.


    ·        Experience with program design and implementation, facilitation, curriculum development, instructional design and delivery, experience delivering training and/or speaking in front of audiences;

    ·        Demonstrated technical expertise in the field of student leadership development and the integration with student success and retention;

    ·        Strong skills in decision making, communication, interpersonal and intercultural relation. Ability to collaborate and work effectively with individuals from different viewpoints and backgrounds in daily work activity;

    ·        Ability to monitor and assess the effectiveness of programs and recommend modifications as necessary;

    ·        Strong organizational and time management skills, and the ability to gather and analyze date, develop reports, multi-task, take initiative, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment;

    ·        Project management skills including demonstrated skills in managing multiple projects and programs;

    ·        Proven ability to balance the strategic needs of the program with tactical day-to-day activities.

    ·        Experience and demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills, comfort with social media, mobile app communication tools, web-based and Microsoft Office applications Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.;

    ·        Must have ingenuity and creativity along with an entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to take initiative.


    ·        Ten (I 0) years of experience in a leadership role within Student Affairs, business-related or non­profit fields;

    ·        Master's degree in Leadership or related field.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    ·        Ph.D. or Ed.D. or terminal degree preferred along with ten years of administrative experience in higher education, preferably in student affairs.

    ·        Expert knowledge of student development theories, co-curricular development, learning outcomes and ability to lead assessment;

  • Thursday, June 04, 2020 8:49 PM | Anonymous
    Institution * Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
    Position * Assistant Director, Engagement Initiatives
    Description (Limit: 120 words)

    The Assistant Director for Engagement Initiatives in the Division of Student Engagement and Success will supervise the Coordinator for Prevention programs, advise the Islander Cultural Alliance (ICA), and will directly manage and lead the Inclusive Islander Network in the creation and delivery of training workshops to engage the campus community in creating an open, welcoming and inclusive campus through training, programs, and peer to peer conversations. The ICA is a student organization that facilitates cultural and diversity programming. The Prevention program includes a group of student Peer Educators who teach and model healthy behaviors for student well-being and success. This position reports to the Executive Director of Strategic Engagement Initiatives and is responsible for complete oversight of both programs .

    Link to posting
    Close date Friday, May 22, 2020
    Posting Expires * Saturday, June 20, 2020

    Address 6300 Ocean Drive unit 5755, Corpus Christi, TX 78412 Corpus Christi
    TX, Texas 78412
    United States

  • Wednesday, May 13, 2020 3:35 PM | Anonymous

    UT Health San Antonio - 

    Institutional Equity Investigator

    Job Summary:
    Lead investigator on Title VII cases for the institution. Oversees all case management requirements for the office including development and creation of state-mandated Title IX reports, tracking and follow-up on all Title IX complaints, investigations, and training; oversight and editing of all office related websites, serving as secondary investigator on all high-profile or complex Title IX cases. This position will also oversee the maintenance and completion of all Title IX, Title VII, and BIT case files in Maxient or other tracking software.

    Job Duties:
    1. Lead investigator on Title VII cases under the supervision of the Vice President for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs.
    2. Assists Deputy Title IX Coordinators with conducting investigations as well as conducting educational programming and outreach, as needed.
    3. Oversees all Title IX and Title VII files. Ensures all files are complete according to Federal and State standards and recommends administrative closure to the Title IX Director or VP Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs once complete.
    4. Develops and maintains required Title IX reports per SB 212 an HB 1735 with oversight from Title IX Director. Ensures that the required Title IX website is accurate and updated with supervision from the Title IX Director.
    5. Oversight, editing, and creation of new content for all office websites and resources as needed. Assists Title IX Director with tracking training for faculty, staff, students, and learners.
    6. Works with Legal Affairs to prepare for open records requests and provides data needed to address legal inquiries.
    7. Serves a member of the core and campus-wide Behavior Intervention Team (BIT) and fills in on Threat Assessment Team in absence of supervisor. Must maintain student behavior intervention certification.
    8. Responsible for timely follow-ups with complainants, respondents, reporters and witnesses in Title IX and Title VII cases.
    9. Performs all other duties as assigned.
    Bachelor's degree is required.

    Three (3) years of experience within human resource, compliance, social work, student personnel, or counseling in higher education is required

    Master's degree is preferred.

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