Assistant Director for Involvement & Leadership - Saint Mary's College-California in Moraga California

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Saint Mary's College-California

Moraga, California

United States


Detailed Job Description

 Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.


Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Student Life, the Assistant Director is a member of the Student Involvement and Leadership administrative team, which is called to serve the educational, spiritual, cultural, social, and recreational needs of students.  The Assistant Director develops, mentors, and supports student organizations.  The Assistant Director is also primarily responsible for the planning, implementation, and development of student leadership programs which start with an emerging leaders program in the first year to promote social responsibility and accountability.

Coordinate Student Leadership Programs.  Develop, plan, and implement student leadership programs including, but not limited to, an emerging leaders program for first year students, a senior year experience program with elements such as a retreat series, certificate programs, recognition events, and workshops.  Offer expertise and training to other campus departments in the area of student leadership.  

Student Organization Support.  Work to develop, mentor, and support student organizations through the development of their advisors, officers and members.  Provide ongoing support to Associated Students of Saint Mary's College (ASSMC) chartered organizations and provide guidance and supervision to the new organization process in the areas of group development, organization management, student leadership, and other functions necessary for student-run organizations.  Advise groups and organization advisors on campus policies and practices as related to event planning and other organization functions by providing resources in the form of orientations, handbooks and other written materials; workshops, and individual consultations as needed. Strategize to create a supportive core of community members to serve as mentors and advisors for organizations.   Mentor and advise ASSMC Vice President for Student Affairs in the shared support of student organizations.Development/training/education for advisors (faculty and staff). 

Oversee campus programming initiatives, game room operation, contract management, student organization event planning, and implementation of campus policies and procedures. Advise Campus Activities Board in the implementation of campus-wide programming.

Advise ASSMC Class Officers.  Mentor and advise Frosh class senate in their campus initiatives including fundraising efforts, identifying campus issues, and meeting student needs.

Collaborate with Student Life colleagues to enhance the student experience. Represent SIL and Student Life by participating in campus-wide committees and initiatives as assigned.

Experience and Qualifications:

Bachelors degree and equivalent experience required.
3+ years of event management, programming in higher education setting; student leadership development.

Salary Information

Depends on Qualifications

Keyword Phrases

  • Assistant Director for Involvement & Leadership
  • Catholic, Lasallian, liberal arts college
  • De La Salle Christian Brothers
  • committed to the educational benefits of diversity
  • Academic Administration
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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