Director of Student Development

Posted: 8-28-14

The Director of Student Development is responsible for the overall management and coordination of the Moravian College student conduct system, which adjudicates all non-academic violations of the community standards, and for developing and implementing educational programs to promote good citizenship and student engagement. Additionally, the director promotes student engagement and involvement as the official advisor for student government and activities related to clubs and organizations. This is a live-on position with campus housing and a partial board-plan as a part of the compensation for the position.

This position is full-time, 12 months, and eligible for full benefits

CLASSIFICATION: Administrative Staff               

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QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in a related field with 2-4 years of related student development experience and superior administrative skills are required. Familiarity at a small, private, liberal arts college is preferred. Daily interaction and advisement of students is an essential function of this position therefore, excellent oral, written, and overall interpersonal communication skills are vital as is the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of constituencies. The incumbent will demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion, possess exceptional organizational skills, and excellent computer literacy; including proficiency with Microsoft Office products. Additionally, we are seeking an individual who can thrive in a dynamic, high-paced, and high-energy team environment. This position requires flexibility on nights and weekends as a live-on, on-call employee. The ability to make clear decisions and exercise sound judgment in emergency situations is crucial.

TO APPLY: If your experience qualifies you for this challenging position, please send your resume and a cover letter along with specific salary history and three professional references electronically as instructed below.

Email qualifications to Please combine cover letter, resume, and references into one (1) electronic document formatted as an MS Word document - include ‘Director of Student Development’ in the email subject line.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until filled. Questions about the position may be directed to extension 610-861-1459.

Moravian College and Theological Seminary is composed of a liberal arts college enrolling 1,500 students; the Moravian Theological Seminary, an ecumenical learning community preparing men and women for Christian leadership; and the Comenius Center, a Center for continuing, professional, and graduate studies. Founded in 1742, Moravian College is the 6th oldest college in the country and is located in the scenic Lehigh Valley with close proximity to New York and Philadelphia.

As a member of the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges, Moravian is engaged in a variety of cooperative programs with Lehigh and DeSales Universities, Cedar Crest, Lafayette, and Muhlenberg Colleges.

Candidates considered for employment at Moravian College will be asked to complete an employment application. Click on this link to access a printable application with application instructions.

Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary value diversity and encourage individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE