SUMMARY: The Director of Career and Leadership Initiatives is responsible for the development and execution of programs and services that support and enhance student engagement and career preparation through leadership programs and initiatives. The Director will also serve a coordinating role with the following initiatives: Air Force ROTC, Marine PLC, and Service Academy Preparation.
• Minimum of a master’s degree in higher education administration, business administration, counseling, political science, or other behavioral or social science disciplines.
• Experience in developing and organizing educational and/or military programs
• Experience in planning and executing complex events
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Competency in the use of technology to include Microsoft Office software and administrative database systems
• Ability to deal effectively with students, faculty, staff, and the public
• Ability to work independently and as an effective member of the instructional team
• Demonstrated leadership skills to include provision of guidance and support; acting in an ethical and professional manner, and inspiring others to action
• Must pass required State of Alabama Background Investigation.
• Experience as a staff or faculty member in a college or university
• Experience as a service member in the military or as a staff, faculty, or student at a military college
In addition to adhering to general faculty policies and guidelines specified by the State Board of Education, Faculty/Staff Handbook, and Vice President for Student Affairs/Commandant of Cadets, the successful candidate will also perform the following duties:
• Coordinate with leaders in business, industry, and government agencies and organizations concerning mentorships and/or internships for interested cadets.
• Under direction of supervisor, develop memorandums of agreement with various career, military, mentorship, and internship organizations and agencies, as appropriate.
• Serve as advisor and mentor to selected cadets as they pursue various career advancement opportunities.
• Work with the Director of the Service Academy Program to coordinate services relative to the following programs: Air Force ROTC, Marine PLC, and Service Academy Preparation.
• Assist in the development and execution of various leadership activities, seminars, and workshops.
Marion Military Institute
Since 1842, Marion Military Institute (MMI) has achieved a national reputation for preparing young men and women for successful civilian and military careers. This is accomplished by providing the best possible educational program for its students in a conservative, disciplined environment thereby developing their intellectual, physical, moral, social and leadership capabilities.
Students from all over the nation attend MMI to establish a strong foundation for future study, and to take advantage of its military training programs. MMI is one of only five Military Junior Colleges in the United States, which offer unique military training programs.
These programs include the Army’s two-year Early Commissioning Program (ECP), an Army Reserve Officers Training Corps program through which qualified students can earn a commission as a Second Lieutenant after only two years of college. The Service Academy Preparation Program (SAP), a freshman year of solid academic and physical preparation for students who wish to attend one of the Service Academies (West Point, Air Force Academy, Naval Academy, Merchant Marine Academy, or Coast Guard Academy). MMI also offers the first two years of Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC).
1101 Washington Street
Marion, AL 36756
Please visit our website for instructions on how to apply. www.marionmilitary.edu
Apply by mail :
Attn: Shawna Baker
1101 Washington Street
Marion, AL 36756
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