Assistant Director of Student Activities

Saint Marys County, Maryland
Feb 24, 2017
Mar 31, 2017
Full Time

St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting résumés for the position of Assistant Director of Student Activities.   The Assistant Director is a 12-month, full-time, live-on professional staff member in the Office of Student Activities.  This position is primarily responsible for providing direction to student leadership development education and training programs.  This position also assists the Director with some management support for the department and Campus Center building operations.  This position supervises the Coordinator of Student Engagement professional staff member.  The Assistant Director will also represent the department on the college’s Inclusion and Diversity Collective to support their work on creating an inclusive campus for all students, faculty and staff.  This position must be able to work independently, handle confidential and sensitive issues with diplomacy, and will directly supervise student employees and provide some oversight of clerical staff.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in college student personnel, counseling, or a related field.  At least three to five years of experience working with leadership development and training programs on a college campus.  This experience should include working with students in the planning and execution of student leadership programs; program assessment; experience with computer technology; excellent communication skills; and ability to work independently and as a member of a team.   Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered.  Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Non-sectarian since its founding, St. Mary's College of Maryland, a public Carnegie Baccalaureate, Arts and Sciences institution located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C., has been designated as Maryland's public honors college.  Undergraduate and residential in nature, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1800, St. Mary's emphasizes excellence in teaching.  The institution was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1997.  The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.

St. Mary’s College ( embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission.  We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity.  Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address), and three references and submitted online at:  Questions may  be directed to Kelly Schroeder at 240-895-4209.

Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  St. Mary’s College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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