Grinnell College seeks applications and nominations for an innovative leader to spearhead the College’s new Campus Employment Learning Program (CELP). This new role will lead efforts to develop meaningful on-campus employment opportunities that enable students to develop intellectually, build career-readiness skills, and gain meaningful work experience while making valuable contributions to the campus community. The Manager, reporting to the Assistant Dean and Director of Employer Engagement, will develop and offer student and supervisor trainings, identify and share trends and resources, create programming and events for students, and work in partnership with colleagues in Human Resources and other campus stakeholders.
As a member of the Center for Careers, Life, and Service (CLS), the Manager will ensure the CELP aligns with the CLS’s goals for student learning and advances its mission of empowering students to live, learn, and work with meaning and purpose.
Successful candidates will possess, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree (required) and at least 3 to 5 years experience advising/mentoring students and/or working with a student employment or experiential learning program in a college or university environment. A master’s degree in higher education, student development, or a related field is strongly preferred. Individuals must possess an understanding of academic culture and the ability to interact effectively with faculty, staff, students, and administrators. Familiarity with college student development theories, high impact practices, and strategies for assessing student learning and development required.
The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills, be highly organized, and demonstrate the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Computer expertise in Excel, Word, and email communication essential. Must possess aptitude for numbers, accuracy, attention to detail, and excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to deliver creative presentations. Must have superior interpersonal skills with a demonstrated commitment to cultural diversity. Ability to respect confidentiality and ethical boundaries with regard to guidelines, supervision, and professional consultation within an academic environment required.
Candidates should submit a cover letter, a resume, and a list of three references through Grinnell’s online application system: https://jobs.grinnell.edu/. Review of applicants will begin Monday, June 24. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.