Director of Student and Community Engagement - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Director of Community Engagement will provide campus leadership for students, faculty and staff who want to serve and learn in the community.

Additional Department Summary:

This position will serve as the focal point for community-based organizations, K-12, business, faith-based, and governmental institutions seeking University support to address unmet community needs. This position will facilitate all forms of community engagement including direct service, philanthropy, activism, political participation, social entrepreneurship, community-based research and advocacy.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in Higher Education Administration or related field and a minimum of 5 years of administrative experience in a higher education environment.

Skills and Knowledge:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer doctorate in Higher Education Administration or relevant field. Prefer research documentation and information gathering skills. Prefer candidate to have knowledge/skills required for resource development including proposal writing, budgeting, staffing, and developing connections with funders. Prefer candidate to have knowledge/skills for successful management including defining needed positions, securing and preparing competent staff and overseeing and supporting their work. Prefer demonstrated experience building partnerships with the academic community. Also prefer candidate to have a thorough knowledge of the theories and practices related to the development of college students, knowledge of ethnic minority cultures and understanding of the needs of underrepresented students. 61 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 58656.00 Midpoint - $ 85342.44

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Center for Community Based Partnership
  • Director of Student and Community Engagement
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Economic and Business Development
  • Extension & Outreach
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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