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Position Available: Assistant Director

Student Activities & Leadership Development

Assistant Director


35 hrs. per wk, 52 wks. per yr., 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Summary of Duties

Applications are invited for the Assistant Director of Student Activities and Leadership Development at Marywood University.  The Assistant Director is responsible for assessing social programming needs, providing leadership opportunities, and designing and implementing appropriate responses.  In particular, the Assistant Director provides advice and assistance for student-centered social, cultural, educational, and recreational programs and resources. 

 The Assistant Director’s primary duties include development and implementation of commuter student program initiatives with a focus on student satisfaction and retention.  The Assistant Director also advises the university programing board (S.A.C.) and provides oversight to all undergraduate university clubs and organizations.


  • Educational:

    Prefer a Master’s degree in student personnel, higher education or a closely related field and a minimum of one (1) to two (2) years of student activities experience with preference for activities programming, leadership development, student organizations, including budget and advisory experience. 

  • Essential Elements:

    Excellent oral and written communication skills are expected as are strong interpersonal and organizational abilities and technology competence.  Energetic self-starters who understand and appreciate the University’s Catholic mission and values are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Additional information is available at Candidates should email or mail a cover letter, resume, and the names and complete contact information of (3) current professional references to:


          CONTACT:                Marywood University

                                        Office of Human Resources

                                        Liberal Arts Center 86

                                        Scranton, PA  18509-1598


Marywood University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

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