Located on a 156-acre woodland campus, six miles south of Tacoma, in suburban Parkland, Washington, PLU is a private university dedicated to doing things differently since 1890. More than 800 employees at PLU hold positions as faculty members, administrators, academic and administrative staff, including trades and support services. With a tradition of rigorous liberal arts and professional programs, we are committed to developing ethical and educated individuals who are prepared for a lifetime of success—both in their careers and in service to others. The faculty, staff, and administrators of PLU are similarly devoted to service. Working on a university campus requires a commitment to caring for our students, colleagues, campus, and community. Whether staff are preparing meals in the dining hall, processing payments in the Business Office, maintaining our trees and grounds, or teaching a class, all positions are critical to the success of PLU, our students, and staff.
FT; Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm. Some evenings and weekends required.
The Associate Director for Student Engagement is an integral member of the Student Engagement/Campus Life team. The Associate Director provides leadership and accountability for the campus-wide collaboration necessary for an effective and impactful New Student Orientation; leads the collaborative effort to create and implement student transition expected learning outcomes, programs and assessment of impact; from incoming orientation through post-graduate preparation experiences. The Associate Director plays a key role in developing and realizing the vision and mission of Student Engagement/Campus Life as it contributes to the university mission at Pacific Lutheran University. Reports to the Associate Vice President for Campus Life.
PLU offers an excellent benefits package including tuition remission for employees and their dependents, retirement plan, medical, dental, paid vacation, major holidays off, and many other great university benefits.