The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University is a comprehensive provider of top-tier business education with a full portfolio of undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and executive programs on campuses in Bloomington and Indianapolis, and online worldwide. The Kelley School has been creating career momentum for 100 years, going from 70 students in 1920 to an enrollment of more than 12,000 students today. Our innovative curriculum is built on personal development, teamwork, and experiential learning with an emphasis on global and social responsibility. Our success is reflected in our reputation among academic peers, our career placement statistics, and the accomplishments of more than 117,000 living alumni around the globe. The Kelley Undergraduate Program strives to be a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of business and education leaders.
As the hub of social impact for business-minded students, the Kelley Institute for Social Impact (KISI) empowers socially-conscious undergraduate students to make a difference in local and global communities through education, service, career development, and leadership opportunities.
KISI is part of the Student Communities division in the academic unit of the Kelley School of Business Undergraduate Program at Indiana University Bloomington.
The Undergraduate Program at the Kelley School of Business is seeking an Assistant Director of the Kelley Institute for Social Impact. The candidate must be committed to providing an equitable and safe space for staff to work and students to thrive. This position will be responsible for designing and administering student life initiatives geared at increasing student engagement and involvement, fostering wellness and development, building community, and improving the student campus experience. Student life initiatives are primarily related to campus student or social organizations, adjustment opportunities, learning centers, and affinity or thematic groups. This role frequently interfaces directly with students and collaborates with staff in own department and other departments on shared student life goals.
Specific job duties include:
Develops and implements programs and initiatives geared at improving student engagement and involvement outcomes at the program, department/division, or campus level.
Interfaces directly with students, attending student life events and programs and gathering satisfaction feedback from student participants to implement into future student life initiatives and objectives.
Collaborates with staff in own department and other departments, as well as student organization leaders, on shared student life goals, often coordinating funding to sponsor student life initiatives.
Measures and evaluates effectiveness of student life initiatives against projected outcomes; regularly prepares reports and presents to stakeholders on effectiveness and to secure funding for initiatives moving forward.
Provides guidance to student organizations regarding operations, budget, leadership, activities, recruitment, registration, policies, and compliance. Promotes leadership and student development through advising of individual student leaders and volunteers. Contributes to formation, interpretation, and implementation of student organization policies.
Plans and coordinates communications for student life initiatives to ensure student participation and inclusion.
May provide guidance to other Student Life Specialists; makes process recommendations to manager for improved delivery of service.
Develop and implement events and programming to support undergraduate students in applying academic and skill-based learning to social impact experiences, focusing on strengthening existing programs and developing new initiatives.
Lead identification of domestic and international internship and career possibilities for students by working with relevant Kelley staff and faculty, nonprofit and corporate management, and other constituents related to the KISI mission.
Recommend strategies, courses, and priorities to undergraduate students and suggests appropriate career information resources.
Advise new and existing student groups related to the mission of KISI, including Net Impact and 180 Degrees Consulting.
Build and manage relevant corporate relationships in partnership with the Kelley Office of Development and Engagement and Kelley Undergraduate Career Services.
Plan and implement events with partner organizations to promote civic engagement to undergraduate students.
Support students on educational service trips by traveling internationally with students from the Alternative Break Program and/or Trockman Microfinance Initiative.
Bachelor's degree in public affairs, public health, counseling, social work, education, business, or a related field
Master's degree in higher education, student affairs, nonprofit management, communication or a related field
2 years in student services, higher education, or related field
Experience in student services, career advising, nonprofit management, and/or international education settings
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Highly thorough and dependable
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information
Demonstrated customer service skills
Commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds and demonstrated cultural competency
Ability to build strong partnerships with students and other university departments
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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