The Assistant Director for Undergraduate Experiential Learning supports the development of robust support for university-wide experiential learning. The Assistant Director will be responsible for student-facing functions in support of the Director's vision to continually improve experiential learning opportunities and expand participation across campuses and diverse student populations. The Assistant Director will participate in collaborations with various stakeholders to help design new and innovative experiential learning opportunities, support the facilitation of new collaborations and communication between various stakeholders, and help manage the approval, implementation, tracking, and assessment of those opportunities.
The primary accountabilities are:
1. Assist the director with the auditing, development, and coordination of existing university-wide experiential learning opportunities, including expansion, continuous improvement, and innovative design of new opportunities. Develop and monitor feedback, tracking, and assessment systems to include the student experience in the planning, implementation, and expansion of experiential, place-based, and community engagement. Audit historical participation in curricular and co-curricular experiential learning opportunities to explore patterns relevant to diversity and persistence.
2. Lead the dissemination of Career and Experiential Learning Fee funding allocated to directly support student experiential learning. Collaborate with all stakeholders to develop guidelines, criteria, evaluation, processes, tracking, assessment, and reporting.
3. In collaborative partnership with the Director of Undergraduate Experiential Learning, OHIO Honors leadership, and the Center for Campus and Community Engagement (CCCE) leadership, develop and coordinate peer-to-peer mentorship to foster value-based norm setting, heightened self and social awareness, asset-based cultural competency, and leadership development in the realms of experiential, place-based, and community engagement. Partner to support experiential learning initiatives particularly in OHIO Honors, the CCCE, and the Career and Leadership Development Center.
4. Lead the collaborative development and implementation of a values-based, storytelling approach to communicate the impact of experiential, place-based, and community engagement and to support fund raising efforts. In collaboration with communications professionals in University College and University Communications and Marketing, contribute to the development and distribution of print, multi-media and social media materials. Present in student-centered venues and events to encourage engagement and to connect students to opportunities.
Master’s degree and three years of experience with experiential learning.
Planning Unit: University College
Department: University College, Dean's Office
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Dr. Lindsey Rudibaugh, firstname.lastname@example.org
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
Salary is commensurate with qualifications while also considering internal equity. In addition to a competitive salary, employees also enjoy a generous benefits package such as paid holidays, sick time, personal time, a tuition waiver up to 100% for self and dependents, a comprehensive insurance package (including but not limited to prescription, vision, dental, and life insurance), an excellent retirement plan with up to a 14% company contribution, a 12-week parental leave program, adoption reimbursement, transgender care, flextime and flex place policies, counseling and mental health care, access to professional development programs, a referral bonus, and more. Additional information is available at https://www.ohio.edu/hr/benefits.
Internal Number: 31518
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