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Director of Leadership and Civic Engagement at Towson University

Towson University is seeking a dynamic, experienced, highly motivated individual to fill this key position in the Division of Student Affairs. The Director of Leadership & Civic Engagement will lead and coordinate campus-wide initiatives, programs, and activities related to leadership, civic engagement, and community development. This position has been classified as Sustainable Operations.

Responsibilities: Provide leadership and enhance the vision for campus-wide initiatives which include participatory citizenship, service learning, volunteerism, and university–community partnerships; build upon current activities to create a blueprint for success; promote a
culture of leadership and articulate a clear vision for student leadership programs on campus; serve as a source of information about student leadership programs; serve as a resource for faculty and staff as they incorporate civic engagement concepts into their curricular, co-curricular, and scholarship activities; create and expand strategic partnerships with non-university organizations to further the university’s civic engagement mission; supervise
departmental staff; and manage the department’s budget. This position may require work during evening and weekend hours as needed, for programs and special events.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a Master’s degree in a related field and five years of progressively responsible experience. Must have a passion for students, leadership, civic engagement, and community involvement; demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to manage within a diverse cultural organization; excellent written and oral communication skills and experience writing and receiving grants for student programs; knowledge of PeopleSoft Financials a plus. A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Salary: $50,000-$60,000, with full University benefits to include 22 days of annual leave, 14 holidays, personal and sick days; tuition remission; and excellent health, life, and retirement plans. This position is contingent on funds being available at time of hire.

Towson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are
encouraged to apply.

Start Date: 4/25/2013 - Firm
Education: Master's Degree Required
Work Experience: 5-7 Years

To Apply: Complete the Towson University online application. Please upload a cover letter and resume.