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Director of Student Development

Director of Student Development

TechieForLife

640 E 700 S
Suite 303
St. George, UT 84770
United States

On-Site

Full-time

Posted on February 13, 2024

Description

TechieForLife  (TFL) is innovating for Neurodivergents seeking independence, identity and self-reliance.  All employees are mentors regardless of position.  This position is for a Director of Development, involving programing, direct care, and mentoring.  Directors of Development use their personality, experience and learned NeuroDevelopmentalMentoring (NDM) skills to add to and influence our students to meet their goals from a relationship based approach.  More than a line staff, and still with the students most of the time.

Responsibilities

Director of Student Development 

The Director of Student Development (DSD) works closely with the Executive Director. The DSD’s primary concerns are student quality of stay and student success. They work to ensure that the program is fulfilling its mission to help neurodivergent adults reach greater independence and self-reliance by helping them participate in a positive peer culture, have successful job experiences, find and pursue an educational path, develop meaningful relationships, gain personal insight, and have diverse experiences.

DSD Responsibilities fall under four main categories: Mentoring, Administration, Retention, and Program Development.

Mentoring

The Director of Student Development is a mentor to all students. Mentoring is 80% of their workload. He or she leads by example and focuses on individuals by building lasting relationships with each student and employee. His or her main priority is to connect with students to maximize their success. They meet with students in their successes and in their struggles. Their primary method of influence is based in relationship development. They support the physical, mental, emotional, and social health of all students.

The Director of Student Development is also a mentor to all employees and is also responsible to give feedback in the form of suggestions and corrections to the Executive Director as needed. They are responsible for overall student progress and development.

Support the Executive Director by identifying potential pitfalls, problems, and dangers that they might miss.

Think, part occupational therapist, coach, therapist, teacher, mentor and recreational buddy intentionally changing lives. 🙂

Qualifications

10+ years of experience in the areas listed above. Masters or Bachelor level desired.  License not required. The right personality is more important than the degree.

Personal attributes: Communication skills, emotional regulation, ability to connect, Responsibility/maturity, creativity, self-driven, motivated by work-environment, seeks for meaningful impacts on others.

Benefits

Mileage reimbursement, Paid time off, Paid training, Profit sharing, Tuition reimbursement, Call for more information