Doane University
  • Crete, NE, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Administration & Staff

Doane University is a mission-driven institution offering work/life balance and a competitive benefits package. Doane is an inspired and unique community committed to the liberal arts. We empower and encourage students, faculty, and staff to seize opportunities, take healthy well-calculated risks, and achieve excellence as they define it.

Doane University, a nationally recognized liberal arts and sciences university in Crete, Nebraska, invites applications for the position of Director of Campus Engagement. The successful candidate will provide leadership, strategic vision and planning for a comprehensive portfolio of programs and services that drive co-curricular involvement for all Doane University students. The Director fosters the development of student organizations, their individual members and advisors; contributes to student leadership development and connection to the larger Doane community.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are mission-imperative areas in the Doane community, and the director should be a leader in promoting an inclusive and equitable environment. Co-curricular programs must model an environment that supports students of all identities, worldviews, and backgrounds, while actively identifying and eliminating systemic barriers that have created disparities in outcomes for underrepresented students.

Required Education/ Qualifications/Skills/Abilities:

  • Master's degree
  • 3-5 years of experience in student affairs or related fields
  • Experience leading large-scale events with a focus on the student experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to and support of diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Strong interpersonal communication, collaboration, and conflict resolution skills with the ability to work with a diverse population of constituents, including but not limited to, students, faculty, staff, and alumni
  • Evidence of effective team-building that embraces participative, student-centered decision making and broad communication
  • Demonstrated experience in problem-solving and decision-making
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to work on multiple objectives simultaneously
  • Demonstrated financial management skills

Preferred Education/ Qualifications/Skills/Abilities:

  • Master's degree strongly preferred plus
  • Prior supervisory experience and experience with fraternity and sorority life preferred

At Doane you will enjoy balance between life and work:

  • At Doane, you'll find that we're sensitive to your life outside of work, and we want our employees to enjoy their time at Doane as much as they enjoy their time away.
  • Our time-off plans offer staff a generous paid leave and eight paid holidays each year.
  • Offices close additional days around the winter holidays each year at no vacation expense to our employees.

Benefits offered:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance; 403b retirement plan with employer matching contributions
  • Free admission to Doane University events
  • Discounts through Apple, Verizon Wireless, and more!
  • We encourage our employees to take advantage of a Doane education with tuition benefits for undergraduate and graduate programs. Employees' dependents can receive tuition benefits in our undergraduate programs too.

Apply for this position at The position will remain open until filled, with a preferred start date of July/August 2023..

A mission-driven institution. With a singular direction and focus, Doane handles its business strategically. You'll see the difference of working for a purpose-driven organization that knows where it's going and where it will take your career.

Doane University actively works to create and sustain a welcoming learning community for all members to fulfill their potential, feel valued, and make meaningful contributions to the university. Doane University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks candidates who reflect the diversity of our society. In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to accept work in the United States. Doane is unable to sponsor applicants for work visas.

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