STUDENT LIFE DIRECTOR

At Doulos Discovery School we are committed to providing a high quality education to students from all socio-economic backgrounds and discipling them to use their education in pursuit of their vocation to impact the world around them, becoming the next generation of Dominican leaders.

As a Crew, we view our vocation as our calling and work to support one another as a body of believers. We are a relational community that values and respects our Crew in some of the ways listed below.

  • We are committed to the spiritual health of our Crew, including morning prayer, staff devotionals and Days of Solitude as a part of our yearly routines.
  • We strive for multi-cultural unity; therefore we provide language classes free of charge for all Crew members
  • We value staff development, both on and off campus. We offer continued education credits as a part of our incentives package and encourage our Crew to pursue additional opportunities, equipping themselves in the best way(s) possible.

Position Summary

Oversee the development, implementation and evaluation of Doulos Discovery School co-curricular and student leadership programs. Serve as the primary leader and advisor to the Doulos Student Leadership Council. Oversee all student-run programming. Manage and oversee the Athletic and Intramural programs at Doulos Discovery School. It is understood that the Doulos Staff Code of Conduct applies to all Athletics Positions.

Responsibilities

Oversee the Doulos Student Leadership Council

  • Oversee the application of the DSLC constitution and By-Laws
  • Plan and implement DLSC elections and training by September 1s
  • Supervise the Executive President in executing:
    • Quarterly General Assembly Meetings
    • Monthly Executive Officer Meetings
    • Campus Tours
    • The development and presentation of one piece of legislation
  • Supervise the Vice-President of Operations in executing:
    • The development of DSLC and class budgets
    • Planning, implementation, and evaluation of class fundraiser
    • Approval and accounting for all DSLC related expenses
    • Monthly Senator Check-Ins
    • Approval, training, scheduling, and accountability for class fundraisers
    • Scheduling and documentation of quarterly class meetings
  • Supervise the Vice-President of Programming in executing:
    • Planning, implementation, and evaluation of campus community-building programs
    • Planning, implementation, and evaluation of class community-building programs
  • Oversee the selection and scheduling of School clubs
  • Provide approval, training, scheduling, and accountability for all student-run programs

Plan and implement following programs:

  • Welcome Week
  • DSLC Elections
  • DSLC Training
  • DSLC Retreat
  • Monthly Revolution programs

Plan and implement all “Rock In the Yaque” programs

    Service Emphasis Week, Relational Emphasis Week, Spiritual Emphasis Week

  • Develop and maintain program goals and structure
  • Plan weekly events and logistics
  • Recruit and train speakers
  • Evaluate success toward program goals

Oversee Athletic Director

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from recognized college or university in divinity, counseling, ministry or related field with up to date teaching credentials
  • Possess an intimate and mature relationship with Jesus Christ and is prepared to disciple students and teach weekly devotionals
  • Seeking committed and dynamic individual preferably with experience in guidance counseling, admissions, and/or experience in higher education
  • Strong history of achievement in academic, professional, extracurricular, and/or volunteer settings
  • Superior organizational ability, including planning well and managing responsibilities effectively
  • Perseverance in the face of challenges, ability to adapt to changing environments, and a strong desire to do whatever it takes to improve and develop
  • Excellent critical thinking skills, including the ability to accurately link cause and effect and to generate relevant solutions to problems
  • Passionate about providing high quality education to students from all economic backgrounds and dedicated to student achievement
  • Preferably bilingual
  • Respect for individuals’ diverse experiences and the ability to work effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds; experience working in a cross cultural setting preferred
  • Be flexible and respond in grace when unforeseen situation require your assistance

Doulos Crew Environment         “We are crew, not passengers”

  • Carry and conduct yourself in a manner worthy of the Gospel of Christ and consistent with DDS beliefs
  • Report directly to the Principal
  • Attend weekly staff devotionals, showing commitment to deepen your relationship with Christ
  • Participate in regular meetings with guidance department to foster collaboration and communication
  • Participate in and assist with staff professional development opportunities
  • Always available for possible substitute teaching
  • Be present, professional and punctual for all required staff meetings and school events (ie. business meetings, expedition nights, outdoor education events, etc.)