Assistant Director, Student Supervision

Updated: 29 days ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime
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Posting Details

Position Title Assistant Director, Student Supervision
Job Category Administrator
Office/Department Center for Community, Service, and Justice
Location Evergreen Main Campus
Staff Job Type Full-time
If Temporary or Visiting, Estimated End Date:
Position Summary and Duties

A key team member of Loyola’s almost-30-year-old Center for Community, Service, and Justice (CCSJ), the Assistant Director for Student Supervision oversees the hiring, training, formation, development, and performance of 30-50 undergraduate student interns, student workstudy, and graduate students who directly support student and faculty engagement and partnerships with community partner agencies throughout Baltimore City, especially organizations in our York Road communities, and who serve as student ambassadors for civic and community engagement initiatives and special projects to advance CCSJ’s mission to connect Loyola’s campus (students, faculty, knowledge, and resources) and our community (local to global) for a more just and equitable world.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Oversee selection, hiring, training, development, placement, and job performance of 30-50 undergraduate student interns, workstudy students, France-Merrick Service & Justice Scholars, and 3-5 graduate student assistants.

Lead CCSJ Student Internship/Fellow program, including ensuring appropriate intern placement with community agency, oversight and guidance of student interns. Ensure successful student formation for diversity, leadership, and justice, as well as job performance regarding agency partnerships, program coordination, job responsibilities and social justice and racial justice learning.

Recommend CCSJ colleagues to serve as supervisors of student interns and provide oversight and guidance to those supervisors to ensure timely performance evaluations and that interns incorporate Ignatian Pedagogy (context, experience, reflection, action, evaluation), anti-racist experiential educational principles, community development theories, Catholic social teaching and social justice concepts into training and education of other volunteers.

Call and lead regular meetings of CCSJ colleagues that supervise student interns to review student intern performance and progress, make recommendations for policies and coordinate programming.

Develop, oversee and implement procedures to ensure CCSJ Intern Program and student learning assessments, proper documentation, data collection, and service/reflection coordination from all student interns.

Monitor progress and program administration of CCSJ Intern Program, including oversight of intern subgroups like student work-study placement, supervision and evaluation and/or France-Merrick Scholars. Update student intern reflection outlines and schedules. Collect and regularly disseminate data and stories to supervisor.

Oversee liability questions and concerns, including safety and security of student interns and student participants in CCSJ.

2. Plan and implement curriculums, trainings, and reflections for student leader personal and professional learning, formation, and community impact.

Work with CCSJ colleagues, especially the Associate Directors, to plan training and professional development for student interns, workstudy, graduate assistants, and student leaders.

Lead planning and implementation of a one to two week pre-fall semester student intern and graduate student orientation and training, including full schedule of team building, educational and skills sessions, logistics, and organizational details.

Lead, plan and implement a one-day January training for undergraduate student interns and graduate students.

Support ongoing curriculum development of and coordination of CCSJ’s racial justice education curriculum and ongoing racial justice formation for student interns and student leaders.

Oversee ongoing student professional development, intern meetings, and student affinity groups.

Regularly develop recommendations for the CCSJ Associate Directors for ongoing needs.

3. Directly supervise and evaluate 5-10 undergraduate student interns and/or workstudy

Meet bi-weekly with each student intern to provide oversight and guidance regarding partnerships, program administration, job responsibilities and social justice and racial justice learning (guides personal and professional development). Conduct performance evaluations. Ensure that student interns incorporate Ignatian Pedagogy (context, experience, reflection, action, evaluation), experiential educational principles, community development theories, Catholic social teaching and racial and social justice concepts into training and education of volunteers. Provide regular feedback on student interns performance and partnership impacts.

Participate in development of and assessment of student learning outcomes and program learning outcomes.

Lead a Racial Justice biweekly reflection group for student interns/student leaders and participate in ongoing curriculum development and evaluation.

May serve as a Messina Mentor.

Required Qualifications

-Bachelors degree.
-Minimum 3 years working with college students: training, mentoring, and spiritual/faith development and/or 3+ years supervising volunteer coordinators, mentors, and/or supervision of students, young professionals, and the like.
-Knowledge of the structural causes of injustice, inequality and marginalization and experience working or volunteering with people who are marginalized.
-Knowledge of student development principles and practice.
-Knowledge of and ability to implement experiential learning experiences, reflection, training, and facilitation.
-Commitment to communicating and to sharing the Jesuit, Catholic mission, ideals and values, especially as they relate to service and issues of justice and spirituality.
-Experience and desire to work with persons from diverse religious, racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
-Skills in planning, implementing and assessing/evaluation large scale initiatives, specifically community service programs.
-Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
-Computer skills in Microsoft Office.
-Experience with community-based service, service-learning, social justice education and/or advocacy.
-Experience working or volunteering with/in community or non-profit organizations and/or with people who are marginalized.
-Experience as a participant or facilitator of racial justice (anti-racism) training.
-Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
-Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and as part of a team.
-Ability to develop collaborative relationships within and between university and community partners.
-Desire and ability to work effectively within the framework of a Jesuit, Catholic, institution of higher education.
-Flexibility to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as required.
-Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously in an active office.
-Ability to support and advance CCSJ’s mission, core values, and commitment to anti-racism.
-Ability to support the mission and values of a Catholic Jesuit education, as well as University goals for institutional diversity.

Preferred Qualifications

-Masters degree in College Student Personnel/Student Affairs, Higher Education Administration,Education, Counseling, Social Work, Human Services or related field
-Experience facilitating racial justice and/or anti-racism formation.

Job Posting Date 06/04/2021
Priority Application Deadline Date 06/14/2021
Job Close Date
Anticipated Start Date 07/12/2021
University Description

Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus and to the ideals of liberal education and the development of the whole person. Accordingly, Loyola inspires students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. Loyola’s beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is located in Baltimore, and its graduate centers are in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students across the Sellinger School of Business and Management, the School of Education, and Loyola College of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1852, Loyola is one of 27 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the first to bear the name of Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.

Diversity Statement

Loyola University Maryland strongly values the benefits that diversity brings to the workplace. In accord with its Ignatian values, the University is committed to creating and promoting a community that recognizes the inherent value and dignity of each person. Loyola University Maryland does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, or any other legally protected classification. The University recruits, hires, and promotes in accord with this policy and its Core Values.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Successful candidates for any staff, faculty, or administrative position at Loyola University Maryland will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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