Executive Director, Gail & Francis Slattery Center for the Ignatian Humanities

University of Scranton

Executive Director, Gail & Francis Slattery Center for the Ignatian Humanities

  • Institution: University of Scranton
  • Location: Scranton, PA US
  • Website: www.scranton.edu
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Executive Director, Gail & Francis Slattery Center for the Ignatian Humanities

  • University of Scranton | Scranton, PA US
  • Hourglass IconDeadline: May 28, 2022
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Job TitleExecutive Director, Gail & Francis Slattery Center for the Ignatian Humanities

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Executive

Salary Range -

Location Scranton, PA US

Deadline May 28, 2022

Contact Information

Contact Name Melissa Abda

Department -

Email melissa.abda@scranton.edu

Phone -

Job Description

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University of Scranton

 

Executive Director, Gail & Francis Slattery Center for the Ignatian Humanities

 

Non-Discrimination Statement

 

The University is committed to providing an educational, residential, and working environment that is free from harassment and discrimination. Members of the University community, applicants for employment or admissions, guests and visitors have the right to be free from harassment or discrimination based on race, color, religion, ancestry, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, national origin, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

 

Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic, or other programs or in the context of employment.

 

Anyone who has questions about the University’s Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Policy, or the University’s Non-Discrimination or Anti-Harassment Policy, or wishes to report a possible violation of one of the policy should contact:

 

Elizabeth M. Garcia

Title IX Coordinator

The Office of Equity and Diversity

Institute of Molecular Biology & Medicine, Rm 311

elizabeth.garcia2@scranton.edu

(570) 941-6645

https://www.scranton.edu/equity-diversity/

 

University Mission

 

The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding. All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission of the University. The University’s mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at https://www.scranton.edu/about/jesuit-tradition/index.shtml.

 

Department

 

The Gail and Francis Slattery Center for the Ignatian Humanities

 

Job Purpose:

 

The Executive Director is responsible for supporting and promoting all initiatives, programs, and events for the Gail & Francis Slattery Center for the Ignatian Humanities. The Executive Director will collaborate with faculty, staff and students to promote the Humanities at the University of Scranton, to ensure that the Humanities remain at the core of a University of Scranton education, and to develop resources for the Ignatian Humanities Center.

 

Essential Duties:

 

– Collaborate with faculty at the university and partners in the community to plan, organize, and promote discussion and initiatives for the humanities, including public lectures, performances, discussions, and screenings

 

– Work with faculty and the administration to develop, plan, implement, and promote all events sponsored by the Center, including the Humanities Forum

 

– Direct the Center’s faculty and student fellows, including the promotion of fellowships, selection process, and support of fellows throughout the academic year

 

-Lead fundraising activities for the Center in collaboration with University Advancement

and initiate endowment opportunities

 

– Recruit and provide logistical support for speakers, scholars, and artists at the Center

 

– Develop, maintain, and expand the Center’s media and social media presence and partnerships, and ensure Center is up to date

 

– Collaborate with the Deans to ensure that the Center remains a faculty and student-centered initiative

 

– Convene and support the faculty advisory group

 

– Manage and oversee any student workers and/or staff

 

– Promote the Center to the Scranton community and broader region

 

– Support working relationships with academic departments and other relevant University groups (Campus Ministry, Jesuit Center, performance music, Hope Horn Gallery, Special Collections/University Archives, etc.)

 

– Participate in Preview Day, Open House and other University recruitment activities

 

– Engage alumni in the Center’s events and fundraising

 

– Compose and distribute regular updates and coordinate special events for donors to the Center

 

– Compose an annual Center summary for the President, Provost, and Deans

 

Additional Skills Required:

 

– Must be able to respect, support and contribute to the University’s Catholic and Jesuit Mission

 

– Understanding and experience with diversity, equity and inclusivity strategies in higher education

 

– Strong communication skills and ability to handle multiple tasks

 

– Experience fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment that encourages collegiality, teamwork, and relationship building both within the Center and across the University community

 

– Strong, interpersonal and organizational skills

 

– Ability to manage time effectively

 

– Ability to develop and execute strategies to most effectively cultivate and steward donors and volunteers

 

Minimum Education Requirements:

 

– Terminal/Doctoral degree is required

 

Preferred Education:

 

Minimum Job Experience Requirements:

 

– Must have experience in developing, coordinating, and/or implementing programs, events, and initiatives- Must have experience facilitating staff/faculty collaborations

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

– Administrative experience in higher education is preferred

 

Schedule/Work Hours:

 

Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Additional hours as required.

 

Full Time/Part Time:

 

Full-Time

 

Annual Schedule:

 

12

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

 

Posting Number:

 

S0583P

 

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/3004036

 

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