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Assistant Director, Civic Engagement

Assistant Director, Civic Engagement

Leadership & Service
Atlanta Campus

These are exciting times at the Office of Leadership & Service. We are growing and we are thrilled that you are interested in being a part of our team. We are surrounded by individuals empowered to use their expertise and talents to achieve our mission to pursue excellence.

Are you ready for us? Are you seeking an opportunity with purpose and direction? If you are, we have the perfect opportunity for you! We hire great people from a wide variety of educational, career, and personal backgrounds, not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes us a stronger team.

The Assistant Director for Service reports to the Director of Leadership and Service and is a key member of the Leadership and Service team, serving as a thought partner with the Director and a strategic collaborator with faculty and staff across the university.

WHAT MAKES The Leadership & Service Department A GREAT PLACE?

· A flexible work environment

· Generous benefits, including health, dental, vision, tuition assistance, retirement, etc.

· A knowledge-sharing organization that works collaboratively with diverse partners.

· Professional development opportunity and mentorship

· A rapidly growing center within an academic setting


The Assistant Director for Service reports to the Director of Leadership and Service and is a key member of the Leadership and Service team, serving as a thought partner with the Director and a strategic collaborator with faculty and staff across the university.

Overall responsibilities within the Office of Leadership and Service include but are not limited to:

• Collaborate with the SCE Director in developing annual goals that grow civic engagement programming and assess outcomes.

• Partner with community leaders and campus partners to create and support opportunities for students to engage in community service that elevates the transformative effect of their educational experience.

• Plan and execute a variety of civic engagement events and workshops, including signature Days of Service.

• Work with student clubs and organizations to develop co-curricular service opportunities.

• Supervise Leadership and Service coordinators (2) in their facilitation of service opportunities and programming for the student body.

Georgia State University Values
  • COMMUNITY: Fostering a distinctive shared identity and common purpose across our multi-campus university.
  • INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY: Respecting the dignity and value of all people and perspectives through honorable conduct based on engagement, fairness, access, equity, and civility.
  • TRANSFORMATION: Intentionally pursuing knowledge, practice, and scholarly rigor to inspire lifelong learning, and to make our community and the world a better place.
  • INTEGRITY : Adhering to our values, mission, and the truth through respectful cooperation and effective stewardship of resources.
  • EXCELLENCE: Achieving the highest standards and distinction in teaching, research and service.
  • STRATEGIC INNOVATION: Embracing invention and creativity in the pursuit of meaningful discovery using our collective talents.
USG Core Values Statement
  • The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning, as well the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line at
Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia State prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia State community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests. Further, Georgia State prohibits citizenship status, immigration status, and national origin discrimination in hiring, firing, and recruitment, except where such restrictions are required in order to comply with law, regulation, executive order, or Attorney General directive, or where they are required by Federal, State, or local government contract.

Background Check

Successful candidate must be able to pass a comprehensive criminal background investigation and other background searches as applicable to the job such as credit check and Motor Vehicle Record.

Qualifications :

Minimum Hiring Qualifications:
  • Master's degree and three years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.
Preferred Hiring Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree from an institution of higher education in College Student Affairs Administration, Higher Education, Social Work or related field.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of college student development.
  • Demonstrated success in planning and facilitating large scale, detail-oriented programs and events.
  • Skilled in collaboration, supervision, and strategic planning.

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