The Director of the Bonner Scholar Office of Community Service and Student Development has the primary responsibility for the administration of the department, campus-wide community service initiatives, and program assessment. The director serves as an integral part of establishing and maintaining the vision and mission of the Leadership Center under the guidance of the Executive Director. The director also is responsible for fiscal management of the Bonner budget.
- Report to the executive director of the LEADS Center and serves as designee when appropriate (includes meetings, receptions, duties and approval signatures).
- Support the executive director in completion of initiatives relative to the Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement and represent the executive director as assigned.
- Responsible for the coordination of campus-wide community service efforts;
- Serve as a member of the division management team which includes monthly meetings and various duties.
- Supervise and conduct performance evaluations for the coordinators of Bonner Scholars and Community Service, senior administrative assistant, service fellow, and service intake assistant.
- Sign various forms of purchase request documentation.
- Responsible for the development, organization, and collection of the operational plans for the department.
- Serve as point of contact for community related efforts regarding service.
- Responsible to corrections, deletions and/or additions to the departmental publications and releases.
- Works in conjunction with Public Relations on projects pertaining to service involving campus-wide service efforts.
- Serves as a liaison with the Bonner Foundation.
- Responsible for designing, planning, and implementing a strategic plan for the Bonner Office.
Our ideal candidate profile will include:
Doctorate Degree preferred in Student Development, Leadership, Community Planning or related field with 6 years of progressive job related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Also, previous supervisory experience is required. Master's degree and an academic/teaching background are preferred.
To function in this job effectively the employee must have experience planning management level meetings, program assessment, familiarity with community providers, and affiliated with related professional organizations. Must be customer service oriented, must be able to handle multiple task, be flexible, and detail oriented. The incumbent must possess excellent interpersonal skills and strong organizational skills. The ability to conduct training, workshops, and presentations is a must.
Must have the ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and/or presentations on complex topics to top management, public groups, the entire Spelman community, and/or boards of trustees. Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style.
Spelman College is a private, historically African American college for women. The college enrolls some 2,200 students from more than 40...