Assistant/Associate Director of Community Leadership and Involvement

Ohio, United States
Competitive Salary
Feb 24, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Denison University
Assistant/Associate Director of Community Leadership and Involvement

Denison University is an academically rigorous liberal arts college with an increasingly diverse campus community. It offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Denison is located in the village of Granville, 30 minutes from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. Granville also offers an excellent public school system and easy access to outdoor activities.

The Alford Community Leadership and Involvement Center (CLIC) is searching for an Assistant/Associate Director. This position will address social issues of our local and global communities through high impact practices of experiential learning, service, and civic engagement. Support short-term and immersive service experiences executed by 20+ student community service organizations. Oversee Denison’s voter education and voter registration efforts. Supports the Alford Community Leadership and Involvement Center’s mission to provide co-curricular learning opportunities that foster growth, community, and values-based leadership to develop community and connection. CLIC oversees: leadership development, service, student organizations, fraternity and sorority life, and major campus events. The position will report to the CLIC Director. 

Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of experience in a collegiate environment working directly with service, service learning, community partnership/non-profit organizations, or civic/political engagement is required. An earned Master’s degree in Higher Education & Student Affairs, College Student Personnel, or other related advanced degree is preferred. Ability to accommodate extended work hours, including evening and weekend work hours. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Experience working with culturally diverse populations. Integrity, sound judgment, and the ability to make values-based decisions. Ability to manage multiple projects and initiatives at once; ability to take direction and initiative. Demonstrated experience in service learning, community partnership, civic engagement, and political engagement. Skilled facilitator and competent in leading and training student groups. Competent in fulfilling administrative duties and managing systems. Demonstrated ability to construct programmatic learning outcomes and implement assessment tools to evaluate measurable outcomes. Excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to form strong working/collaborative relationships with students, faculty, and staff members, and the ability to relate effectively with diverse members of the University community. 

For additional requirements, information, and to apply please visit This position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Applications received by March 22, 2021 will be assured full consideration. 

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to attract and hire candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences and identities. Denison fosters a campus community that recognizes the value of all persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender expression and identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide at Denison University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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