Position DetailsJob Title Student Engagement Manager
Position Number 8102479 Job Category University Staff Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Department Name SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY Location Code SCH OF ENVIRO SUSTAINABILITY (03250A) Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities
The School of Environmental Sustainability (SES) at Loyola University Chicago invites applications for a full-time Student Engagement Manager staff position. Candidates of color are especially encouraged to apply. The Student Engagement Manager position is focused on managing and supporting the co-curricular enrichment of undergraduate and graduate students to enhance student experiences and learning. In addition, the position will serve as general development and support of an SES alumni program. More specifically, this position will work closely with the Associate Deans of Graduate Studies and Academics to recruit at the undergraduate and graduate levels, build and maintain partnerships with Chicago-area environmental organizations to provide internship experiences and career pathways to students, and support the growth of an active alumni network. SES is a new and growing School, home to 28 full- time faculty, 10 full-time staff, and serves over 400 undergraduate and 80 graduate students, offering seven undergraduate bachelor's degrees and a two- track master's program. Interdisciplinary academic programs with applied, hands-on problem solving learning opportunities are the hallmarks of our excellent educational experiences for students. The SES is housed on the Lake Shore Campus in a state-of-the-art geothermally heated/cooled building containing a greenhouse, two aquaponics facilities, a biodiesel production facility and teaching and research labs. Loyola University of Chicago's award- winning green campuses are highly energy efficient, support multiple green roofs, native landscaping, rainwater capture and reuse systems, as well as student-run urban gardens and a Farmer's Market. For more information about SES, please visit our website: https: // www. luc.edu/sustainability/.
Specific duties of the SES Student Engagement Manager include the following services to both undergraduate and graduate programs:
· Facilitating recruitment of prospective students to SES, including conducting tabling events, providing tours of SES to prospective students and providing marketing materials to Graduate Program Enrollment Management and LUC Admissions Offices
· Coordinating and executing undergraduate and graduate student orientation events
· Expanding the pool of SES student internship opportunities to include more Chicago-area environmental organizations, and coordinating internship placement for graduate and undergraduate students
· Providing career planning assistance, helping students network with potential employers, build professional skills, and directing them to the Loyola Career Services
· Teaching the 1-credit hour required course ENVS 200 – Environmental Careers & Professional Skills, which includes inviting professionals to come speak with undergraduate students about their careers in the environmental sector
· Building graduate student social gatherings, organizations, and activities to build community
· Building and maintaining SES alumni groups at the graduate and undergraduate levels, hosting SES alumni events, inviting SES alumni back to speak and share their work experiences
· Assisting the SES Administration team with special events, including the annual Climate Change Conference, commencement ceremonies, senior awards ceremonies, and other events as necessary, and facilitating student participation in SES events
· Other duties as assigned
Please submit your applications including a current resume, your letter of interest, and the names and contact information of three references, to https: // www. careers.luc.edu/. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Loyola University of Chicago is an equal opportunity employer, and the SES is striving to diversify its staff.
Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
Bachelor's degree 3 years of work experience
Qualifications of successful candidates for this managerial level position include Bachelor's degree (required) and Master's degree (strongly preferred) in the natural or environmental sciences, environmental studies, environmental sustainability, ecology or a similar field. A master's degree is required for teaching the ENVS 200 course. At least 3 years of work experience in the environmental sector is required, and active participation within the regional network of environmental organizations, NGOs, and related interest groups is very helpful. Work experience in student support services is greatly valued. The candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills, be competent in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, and demonstrate professional conduct in working with students. The successful candidate will have strong project management and organizational skills and be a team player who collaborates well with the SES staff and can be both a leader on the projects they are responsible for and a contributor on projects that are primarily led by other SES administrative staff.
Qualifications of successful candidates for this managerial level position include Bachelor's degree (required) and Master's degree (strongly preferred) in the natural or environmental sciences, environmental studies, environmental sustainability, ecology or a similar field. A master's degree is required for teaching the ENVS 200 course. At least 3 years of work experience in the environmental sector is required, and active participation within the regional network of environmental organizations, NGOs, and related interest groups is very helpful. Work experience in student support services is greatly valued.
Working knowledge of Zoom, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.
Working knowledge of LOCUS, Sakai, Slate is preferred.
Supervisory Responsibilities No Required operation of university owned vehicles No Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? No Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Open Date 01/19/2023 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants
COVID -19 Vaccination Requirement
Loyola requires all faculty, staff, and students to be COVID-19 vaccinated along with receiving the COVID-19 Booster vaccine when eligible. An exemption for a qualified medical or religious reason may be submitted for review/approval.
Diversity and Inclusion Statement
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
As one of the nation's largest Jesuit, Catholic universities, Loyola University Chicago fosters a transformative cultural experience that honors diversity, equity, and inclusion . We are committed to not only recruiting, but also retaining a diverse, mission driven workforce and enabling a culture of inclusiveness in an environment that values service excellence, stewardship, personal well-being, and professional development for all of our employees. Loyola University Chicago supports its staff and faculty with a wide array of affordable, comprehensive and competitive benefits centered on health and wellness, financial security, equity, and work-life balance. We actively seek those who wish to join our faculty, staff, and students in a community of diverse opinions, perspectives, and backgrounds supporting our Jesuit mission and striving toward the same goal of being persons for and with others.
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