Job Title Assistant Director, Engagement Initiatives
Agency Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Department Strategic Engagement & Initiatives
Proposed Minimum Salary Commensurate
Job Location Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Type Staff
The Assistant Director for Engagement Initiatives in Division of Student Engagement and Success will supervise the Coordinator for Prevention programs, advise the Islander Cultural Alliance, and will directly manage and lead the Inclusive Islander Network in the creation and delivery of trainings and workshops to engage the campus community in creating an open, welcoming and inclusive campus through trainings, programs and peer to peer conversations. Responsible for budget development and management.
Directly manage and lead the Inclusive Islander Network including the creation and delivery of trainings and workshops to prepare students, faculty and staff to succeed in a diverse world and creating a student leadership team to engage the campus community in creating an open, welcoming and inclusive campus through trainings, programs and peer to peer conversations. Provide programs and services to address the needs of special populations on campus including women students, veterans, LGBTQ+ students and others.
Advise and lead the Islander Cultural Alliance in the creation and delivery of diversity celebrations and educational programs, select and train organization leadership, and attend all meetings and events, as appropriate.
Supervise a full-time Coordinator and Graduate Assistant responsible for Prevention Programming who will lead campus efforts to develop, implement, and evaluate comprehensive evidence-based education and prevention programs including the use of peer educators to deliver health and behavioral prevention efforts;
Manage departmental budgets for each programming area. Develop campus and community partnerships and collaborations to secure external/grant funding for projects and extended services;
Create and manage, in collaboration with stakeholders, the strategic plan for each program area. Create and administer assessments of programs and services, report assessment findings, program statistics and other outcome data.
Oversee and implement risk management protocols for all unit programs and initiatives.
Participation in university councils, committees and working groups. Perform other duties as assigned.
Six (6) years' experience in student affairs work or related specialty area.
Additional education may be used as a substitution for the minimum experience requirement:
Experience designing, implementing or assessing programs for college students.
Demonstrated experience working with different groups.
Demonstrated experience and willingness to work as a team member.
Must be capable of establishing a safe and respectful environment with individuals and in group presentations.
Ability to work some evenings and weekends.
Master's Degree in Higher Education, College Student Personnel, Counseling, Health Promotion, Public Health or related field.
Three (3) years full-time experience designing, implementing and assessing programs on a university campus.
Demonstrated experience working with people from diverse backgrounds.
Demonstrated leadership experience and visionary skills.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty and highly-rated degree programs since 1947. The University has a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. With palm tree-lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and a university beach, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is the only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast.