ABOUT MINERVA UNIVERSITY
Minerva University, based in San Francisco, California, offers a unique undergraduate experience for the brightest, most motivated students in the world. Minerva has been deliberately designed to teach the capabilities needed to solve complex challenges. Combining a reinvented curriculum, rigorous academic standards, cutting-edge technology, and an immersive global experience, Minerva provides an exceptional and accessible education to prepare future leaders and innovators across all disciplines. Minerva undergraduate students come from all over the world to spend their first year in residence in San Francisco, and then live and study in a different major world city every semester thereafter: Seoul, Hyderabad, Berlin, Buenos Aires, London, and Taipei. These rich international experiences provide students with deep global understanding and skills.
ABOUT STUDENT LIFE
The Student Life team oversees the growth and development of students outside the classroom. Student Life staff members work within and across teams focused on residential life and Minerva community development, civic engagement and city/cultural immersion, mental health and wellbeing, and professional development of students to prepare them for post-graduation employment or graduate and professional school. These teams are unified by a shared goal of providing and/or supporting opportunities for integrated learning for our diverse and global student community.
Reporting to the Global Director of Student Life Barbara Walder - with advisory collaboration with the Global Directors of Counseling And Psychological Services (CAPS) and Coaching and Talent Development (CTD), the City Director will lead the Student Life Team in Taipei.
Directly reporting to the City Director will be a Residential Life Manager (RLM) and a Experiential Education Manager (EEM) in the assigned city, supporting as a team of three all activities in the city, and providing students with a holistic semester experience. In addition to the core general functions outlined below, the City Director will have overall responsibility for the following:
The City Director will oversee and be responsible for:
It is preferred that the City Director have a broad working knowledge of Taipei, including fluency in the local language and a local professional network. In addition, it is required that the incumbent be a citizen of the country to which they are assigned, or in possession of work authorization documents valid for at least the six months of the program in that country. City Directors should have 5-7 years of work experience and at least 2 years of experience managing staff.