Director, Center for Student Life

University of North Texas Health Science Center
September 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:$80,000
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Working Time:Full-Time
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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. The UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton and Frisco, the University of North Texas at Dallas and UNT Dallas College of Law, and the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region. We are growing with the North Texas region, employing more than 14,000 employees, educating a record 49,000+ students across our system, and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

We are one team comprised of individuals who are committed to excellence, curiosity and innovation. We are transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We champion a people-first values-based culture where We Care about each other and those we serve. We believe that we are Better Together because we foster an inclusive environment of respect, belonging, and access for all. We demonstrate Courageous Integrity through setting exceptional standards and acting in the best interest of our communities. We are encouraged to Be Curious about opportunities for learning, creating, discovering, and innovating, and are encouraged to learn from failure. Show Your Fire by joining our team and exhibiting your passion and pride in your work as part of our UNT System team.

Learn more about the UNT System and how we live our values at www.

Posting Title Director, Center for Student Life Department HSC-Student & Academic Affairs-300300 Job Location Fort Worth Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility ORP Eligible Additional Retirement Information

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Salary Information Salary commensurate with experience with an average of $80,000 annually Department Summary

The mission of the Division of Student & Academic Affairs is to create solutions for a healthier community by fostering student success. There are 10 functional units within the Division of Student & Academic Affairs: Center for Student Life, Career Readiness Center, Center for Academic Performance, Office of Care and Civility, Registrar, Financial Aid, Testing and Evaluation Services, International Services, Office of Disability Access, and Student Assistance Resource Center.

Position Overview

The Director of Student Life is a mid-manager position which provides supervision, coaching, and mentoring to full-time professional staff members within their area of responsibility. The position coordinates programs, services, and activities in an effort to promote student learning outcomes established within each academic program on campus. The goal of this position is to create opportunities to promote learning, ethical decision making, scholarship, leadership, and a sense of belonging amongst the student body.

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and six (6) years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Crisis Management expertise in a higher education setting
  • Familiarity with federal and state regulations
  • Preferred Qualifications

    Master's degree in Higher Education or related field. Three years' prior professional experience in residential life, student development, student activities, orientation programs, student leadership programs, or institutional event planning at an institution of higher education.

    Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule

    Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm, with occasional evenings or weekends as required for divisional events. Remote work available up to 2 days per week when student events and office traffic allow.

    Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position EEO Statement

    The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

    Classification Title Director, Student Services Physical Requirements Sitting, Writing

    Job Duties


    Manage budgets for multiple institutional accounts ensuring that institutional and state regulations are followed.


    Hire, supervise, coach, and evaluate 3 full-time staff members.


    Coordinate programming opportunities with the appropriate academic partners in each of the schools/programs to support a co-curricular and collaborative model of program delivery.


    Supervise the planning, execution and assessment for new student transition and retention programs, institutional student events, student organizations, mentorship programs and student success coaching programs.


    Monitors the effectiveness of student organizations and yearlong mentorship programs as they fulfill their mission and purpose and develops plans to foster continuous improvement and growth.


    Serve as Chair of the Student Fee Advisory Committee (State of Texas Compliance Requirement).


    Provide consultation and assistance to faculty, staff, and administration related to the needs of students.


    Advise student leaders in planning, communication, and resource management.


    Manage and develop contracts with external entities for process management software and event-related vendors.


    Accountable for the coordination of institutional events (Commencement, White Coat, and Pre- Clinician Ceremony).

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number S6979P

    Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants Quicklink for Posting https: //

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  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • References - List of Names and Contact Information for 3
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