Associate Director of Programs (CILSA)
Associate Director of Programs (CILSA)
Job Type: Full Time
Job Number: 2015-1602771
Location: CA 94556, CA
Closing: 4/11/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.
As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.
Reporting to the Director of the Catholic Institute for Lasallian Social Action (CILSA), and in service of CILSA's equity-based community engagement and student leadership initiatives, the Associate Director for Programs supervises professional staff, conceptualizes and directs programs, builds internal and external partnerships, manages and grows program funds, and executes CILSA's communication strategies. These duties are in the context of the Catholic, Lasallian, and liberal arts traditions of the College, and informed by Catholic Social Thought.
SUPERVISE, COACH AND INSPIRE STAFF & STUDENT LEADERS
Supervise staff and student leaders in designing and implementation of community engagement programs with a focus on racial equity, community voice, and combating white supremacy culture. Ensure high quality student leadership opportunities, support, training, and development across CILSA's programs. Direct the assessment and improvement of programs and services in response to changing needs. Lead the budget management, student and community partner problem-solving, training for new tasks, and personal/professional support and development.
CO-DIRECT SUMMER FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
Design and direct the Mulvaney Immersion Communities for Action & Humility (MICAH), a collaboration with the University of San Diego that takes place in Alameda, CA and Tijuana, MX. In this eight-week living-learning immersion, students examine the theory and practice of leadership, social justice, community, spirituality, and simplicity while interning full-time with community partner organizations.
SECURE AND SUSTAIN FUNDS
LEAD MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS
SERVE ON CILSA'S CORE LEADERSHIP TEAM
CONTRIBUTE LEADERSHIP INTERNALLY AND EXTERNALLY
Contribute to campus-wide committees that advance CILSA's connection to the College's mission. Support academic and co-curricular racial justice education and institutional transformation. Network with regional higher education partners. Participate in national dialogue and leadership about equity-based practices, dismantling white supremacy culture, and decolonizing community engagement. Offer professional expertise through presentations and consulting.
Experience and Qualifications
REQUIRED: Masters Degree PREFERRED: N/A
Experience: (years required and applicable field of experience): 5 to 7 years
Skills/Abilities: (e.g. computer skills, written & verbal skills, trades, laws, procedures, technical)
Progressive experience in service-learning, community partnerships, community engagement curriculum development, and program management, preferably in a higher education environment. Demonstrated skills in supervision/coaching of students and professionals, college teaching, critical reflection, and grant writing and/or grant management. Knowledge of Catholic Social Teaching is preferred.
Licenses & Certifications (e.g. CPA, RN, etc.): REQUIRED: Driver's license with driving record enabling person to be insured by the College.
Other Requirements: (e.g. travel, weekend/evening work) Occasional weekend and evening work, site visits
Supplemental Information Application Instructions: Please apply online at http://jobs.stmarys-ca.edu
Include a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications and are prepared to support the mission of the College
Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.
College policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, gender stereotyping, and gender identity, taking a protected leave (e.g. family medical or pregnancy leave), or on any other basis protected by applicable laws.
Saint Mary's College annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Saint Mary's College Report, please go to the Public Safety website at http://www.stmarys-ca.edu/public-safety/annual-security-and-fire-safety-report-0. To request a paper copy please call Public Safety at (925) 631-4284. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.
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