Gannon University, a Catholic university, invites applications for an Assistant Director of Campus Engagement & Activities. This position animates the University’s primary aim of “transforming lives and inspiring transformation” through high-impact retention initiatives, small group engagement, and collaborative leadership development experiences on- and off-campus. This position will enhance the student experience by developing, implementing, supervising, and evaluating comprehensive programs founded in student development theory, principles, and best practices. This includes research, program development, decision-making, recruitment, advising, fundraising, grant writing, contract negotiations, and budget management. Must be able to support and promote the University’s Mission.
Requirements include a master’s degree; two years of relevant experience working with university/college activities and events, student leadership training, and/or working with student groups; demonstrated ability to design and execute large-scale events and activities as experiences; demonstrated ability to develop curriculum and facilitate developmental trainings; excellent communication and relationship-building skills with diverse constituents. Experience with budgeting and assessment as well as a current valid driver’s license and good driving record are required. Must have a U.S. passport and/or any other documentation required for international travel.
Gannon University is located near Lake Erie in Erie, Pennsylvania, with ready access to a variety of cultural and exciting seasonal activities, and is within a two-hour drive of Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo. For more information about what Erie has to offer visit www.visiteriepa.com.
Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites members of underrepresented groups to apply. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, resume and the contact information for three professional references to https://gannon.peopleadmin.com/postings/5491. Review of applications will begin immediately, and this position will remain open until filled. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Gannon is a Catholic, Diocesan university dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Our faculty and staff prepare students to be global citizens through programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and professional specializations. Inspired by the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, we offer a comprehensive, values-centered learning experience that emphasizes faith, leadership, inclusiveness and social responsibility.