University of Texas at El Paso - Assistant Director Department: Student Engagement and Leadership Center (SELC)

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Job Code: 10404

Job Title: Assistant Director Department: Student Engagement and Leadership Center (SELC)

Reports To: Director, SELC

FLSA Status: Exempt

Prepared By: Human Resource Services Creation / Revision Date: October 2019

Summary: The Assistant Director of Leadership, Inclusion, and Campus Engagement provides strong educational, social, and leadership development orientated co-curricular programs and activities to enhance student learning at the University of Texas at El Paso. The Assistant Director will oversee and implement engaging programs and activities focused on increasing student life, building leadership capacity, supporting student success as well as an inclusive student body. In order to be successful, the Assistant Director will need to work collaboratively with the Division of Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, and many offices throughout the University.

Note: The primary accountabilities below are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Incumbents may perform all or some of the primary accountabilities listed below. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented in the incumbents’ performance objectives as outlined by the incumbents’ immediate supervisor or manager. This position is security sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. Must possess a valid driver’s license issued by the State where the applicant resides and must be insurable as defined in the UT System BPM 16-05-02, as applicable to the performance of essential duties and responsibilities of the position.

Statement of Duties and Responsibilities:

Department Management: • Responsible for the recruitment, training, professional development and management of Coordinators and student interns within the Student Engagement and Leadership Center.

  • Serves as a member of the Student Engagement Leadership Team and contributes to the broader institutional goals of increasing participation by students in student life activities and UTEP Edge high-impact experiences such as student leadership or internships and specific events such as UTEP Edge Student Leaders, International Food Fair, and the Regional Leadership Conference.
  • Develops, implements and conducts a comprehensive department assessment plan that includes but is not limited to evidence of student learning, student and customer satisfaction, monthly Department Dashboards, and Impact Reports.
  • Develops and implements a robust marketing plan that encourages and promotes campus engagement reflecting a continuous increase in student participation in programs and initiatives.


Student Engagement:

  • Oversees the development and implementation of a comprehensive, learning outcome based, programming model that contributes greatly to leadership programming as well as supports the Regional Leadership Conference.
  • Oversees efforts to ensure communication with the student body is effective, resulting in an increase in participation in overall programming.
  • Coordinates and/or partners on several major events, activities and initiatives including UTEP Edge, Minerpalooza, and Miner Welcome.
  • Develop and implement reporting model for students participating in programs and launch marketing effort to those who are not.
  • Provides oversight, plans, directs, and executes major large-scale student and campus-wide events and special 2 projects including but not limited to Minerpalooza, leadership conferences, speaker series, pep rallies, and the Annual Student Leadership Awards.
  • Coordinates and/or partners on several major events, activities and initiatives including New Student Orientation, Athletic Events, Orange and Blue Days, and Miner Melt.


Diversity and Inclusion:

  • Works collaboratively with faculty, departments, Colleges/Schools and administration in developing, leading and assessing a culturally inclusive programs/activities, high-impact activities, and academic success initiatives for first year students, sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students.
  • Oversees the development and implementation of a comprehensive, learning outcome based, programming model that contributes greatly to educating students on diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • Coordinates and/or partners on several major events, activities and initiatives including International Food Fair and Social Change Leadership Retreat.
  • In partnership with faculty, departments, Colleges/Schools and administration, create, implement and oversee programs and activities that help all students better understand, appreciate and relate to the world around them by expanding their cultural awareness and understanding of their connection to the global community and acquiring the skills necessary to be productive citizens in a global community.

Participates in various committees, professional trainings, industry conferences, and conventions.

Knowledge of all Microsoft Office software and able to learn and use institutional software systems.

Complies with all State and University policies.

Other duties may be assigned.


Supervisory Responsibilities: Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's objectives, policies and applicable laws.


Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Education required: Master’s Degree in student development, higher education or related field.

Minimum Experience required: Three years post master’s professional student affairs work experience at a college or university with proven ability to plan strategically, develop innovative programs, collaborative with internal and external stakeholders. Demonstrated leadership and experience supervising full-time student affairs professional staff as well as graduate and/or undergraduate student staff, advising college/university student organizations, training staff, crisis response and adjudication of student conduct.

Preferred Experience: Five years post masters professional student affairs experience at a college or university. Demonstrated professional involvement in NASPA, ACPA, or other professional organization. 3

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; stoop, kneel and crouch. The employee is frequently required to use hands to feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift and move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment ranges from moderate to very loud. Some travel required.


Qualified candidates may apply:  https://bit.ly/2TtpTh0

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