Director of Student Life

Employer
Georgia State University College of Law
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jun 29, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY

College of Law

Director of Student Life

Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta is seeking to hire a full-time Director of Student Life.  This is a full-time staff position, reporting to the Associate Dean for Student Success Programs & Strategic Enrollment Management.  The Director of Student Life will supervise comprehensive engagement programs that promote a sense of community and further the mission of the College of Law.  This position manages student support services and group programs; provides leadership training and financial management for student organizations; develops student leadership programs; plans orientation, honors day, commencement and other student programs.

 General Job Functions/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Advises students with personal, non-academic problems, and serves as a liaison between students and other University Departments, such as Financial Aid and Student accounts.
  • Acts as a liaison between students, the law school, and university administration regarding student life issues.
  • Ensures opportunities for students to participate in co-curricular student experiences which promote social, cultural, multicultural, intellectual, recreational, community service, and student governance.
  • Supervises the Student Bar Association and provides oversight for individual student organizations, including programming that promotes community building, academic enhancement, and career development.
  • Navigates complex issues that may arise with programs or conflicts within or across student organizations.
  • Manages accommodations and veteran support services.
  • Manages logistical support for the Pro Bono Recognition Program.

This position may require work beyond regularly scheduled hours to accommodate evening students and special events.  Review of applicants will begin immediately.

Part of one of the Southeast’s largest comprehensive research universities, Georgia State Law is a dynamic urban-centered law school located in the heart of Atlanta with approximately 650 full and part-time students. The College of Law was created in 1982 based on its founders’ belief that a first-rate law school not only can, but also must be tailored to meet the needs of the students who enter its doors. Although Georgia State Law has grown substantially in scope and reputation during the last 40 years, this flexible, entrepreneurial, and student-centric spirit continues to resonate throughout our institution. The College of Law brings together a dynamic group of faculty and staff who promote scholarship and service that enriches the legal profession and communities we serve. Our community fosters a culture based on ambition, hard work, dedication, and perseverance.

 Disclaimer: This job requisition provides a high-level job definition. It is not intended to provide a comprehensive or exclusive list of job duties. As such, job duties and/or responsibilities within the context of this job requisition may change at the discretion the employee’s direct supervisor. 

 

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a related field and six years of supervisory/management experience; or a combination of education and related experience. 

College/Business Unit: College of Law 

Department: Law - Dean's Office 

Location: Atlanta Campus 

Shift: 8:30 am - 5:15 pm 

Salary : Commensurate with experience 

Pay Grade: 3-3 

FLSA Status: Exempt 

Job Type: Full Time (Benefits Eligible) 

Job Posting: 06/21/22, 10:21:17 AM 

 

Closing Date: 07/15/22, 11:59:00 PM 

Preferred Hiring Qualifications: 

Successful candidates will have a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school or other graduate degree; two or more years of post-law school experience or higher education experience; strong writing, research, and analytic skills. Strong communication and public speaking skills. Ability to build rapport with a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. Commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive community.  Demonstrated ability to exercise sound, ethical, and professional judgment.

 

Special Instructions: 

In addition to a completed application, candidates should provide a résumé, cover letter, and list of professional references.

 

Please note, Georgia State University’s career board updates daily and requisitions are subject to be removed without prior notice or before the posting expires. 

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Part of one of the Southeast’s largest comprehensive research universities, Georgia State Law is a dynamic urban-centered law school located in the heart of Atlanta with approximately 650 full and part-time students. The College of Law was created in 1982 based on its founders’ belief that a first-rate law school not only can, but also must be tailored to meet the needs of the students who enter its doors. Although Georgia State Law has grown substantially in scope and reputation during the last 40 years, this flexible, entrepreneurial, and student-centric spirit continues to resonate throughout our institution. The College of Law brings together a dynamic group of faculty and staff who promote scholarship and service that enriches the legal profession and communities we serve. Our community fosters a culture based on ambition, hard work, dedication, and perseverance.

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30303
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