Employment Opportunity Detail

Director of Youth Programs

The newly created Youth Programs Office at the University of Evansville is seeking applications for the Director of Youth Programs.

The successful candidate will possess a deep understanding of youth programs, marketing, and fundraising. It is essential that the person in this role is a good strategic thinker, has the ability to work with diverse stakeholders, displays sound judgment, demonstrates exceptional management skills, and can juggle multiple responsibilities. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be a creative problem-solver who is willing to take risks and can empower people to make change.

The Director of Youth Programs is responsible for leading the development and implementation of strategies for youth program growth at the university. This position oversees all aspects of youth programs and collaborates with the marketing department to ensure that we have sound marketing and communications strategies for a variety of youth programs at the university. The director also works closely with Admission, Advancement, Accounting, Residence Life, and various non-academic and academic program offices. This is an essential position that interfaces with all areas of the university to ensure that we strengthen our recruitment pipeline and grow enrollment.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Develop a sustainable strategy for youth programming at UE
  • Provide primary oversight of all youth programs
  • Work with the Office of Marketing and Communications to develop and implement a strategy for marketing all UE youth programs
  • Work with the Office of Institutional Advancement to identify and solicit individual donors, corporations, and foundations for gifts and sponsorships.
  • Work with the Office of Residence Life, hire and train camp counselors/resident assistants to help manage residential camps and special events at all camps.
  • Coordinate the PathFinder components of youth summer programs
  • Oversee the budget for youth programs
  • Develop evaluation processes and build plans for continuous improvement of youth programs.
  • Support necessary grant reporting for Lilly and any other grants
  • Ensure all programs are in compliance with the university's Protection of Children Policy

To apply, complete the online application at http://www.evansville.edu/offices/hr/employmentApp.cfm and attach a cover letter and resume.

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