The security of our students, faculty, and staff is very important at NOVA. Please take a moment to review NOVA's Annual Security Reports The Director of Student Leadership and Engagement is responsible for a broad oversight of the student activities, student organizations, leadership and mentoring programming, civic engagement, programs/activities, assessment and evaluation of all programs at the college. Supervises professional staff. The Director of Student Leadership and Engagement serves in a leadership role within the Office of Student Services in setting college-wide priorities relating to leadership development, student organizations, civic engagement and programs/activities. This position serves as a key resource for professional staff across the college, for those who work with student leaders. Lead, develop, motivate and manage a high performing team to meet strategic goals and business objectives while staying within budget. Identify opportunities for data collection (qualitative and quantitative) of student engagement, leadership and programming data from existing and proposed programs. This position works with the Office of Student Services staff as directed by the Vice President to support large-scale programs, including programs held annually such as orientations, commencements, convocations, etc.
KSAs Knowledge of Student Development Theory and/or practice. Knowledge of student engagement research and/or practice. Knowledge of strategic planning, assessment and evaluation processes and best practices. Knowledge of student activities, leadership best practices and high impact practices. Knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion research and trends in higher education related to student engagement and leadership. Demonstrated skills in presenting and facilitation. Demonstrated skills in excellent written and verbal communication. Demonstrated skills in problem solving, conflict resolution and consensus seeking. Ability to lead and facilitate large and small group workshops, trainings, etc. Ability to evaluate and synthesize complex ideas, concepts and processes. Ability to be solution-oriented. Required Qualifications Master's degree awarded by a regionally accredited institution. One to three years experience in a higher education setting. Significant supervisory experience. Significant experience providing excellent written and verbal communication. Significant experience with administrative and logical support of a program or unit, working under pressure in a fast-paced environment, and managing multiple projects and tasks at the same time. Must work evenings and weekends, and travel overnight and to different campuses of NOVA and VCCS colleges, as needed.
Internal Number: 33293
About Northern VA Community College
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.