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Open Call for MMI Director, Summer 2019-2020

What is Mid-Manager's Institute?

The Mid-Manager's Institute (MMI) is a very focused and unique professional development experience presented in partnership with SACSA and NASPA Region III. It offers an opportunity for mid-level professionals to enhance and develop the skills, relationships, and dispositions that distinguish them in the profession and enables them to make more meaningful contributions to the people and programs they serve. The Institute is designed for individuals with at least five years of experience as a full-time professional with oversight and supervisory responsibility of one or more units and professional staff members. Participants will leave the institute equipped with strategies and skills to make an impact when they return to their respective campuses.

Role of the Director

SACSA and NASPA Region III are currently seeking leadership for Summer 2019 - Summer 2020 MMI Director.  The MMI Director is responsible for all logistics, budgeting, scheduling, assessment, and management duties of MMI.  Additionally, the Director selects faculty for the institute, designs the curriculum, coordinate host site preparation and partnerships, and supervises graduate assistants and/or interns.  The MMI Director is a two-year commitment followed by a two-year appointment to the SACSA/NASPA Region III site selection committee. All Director travel and lodging expenses are covered by MMI. 

Application Information

Current SACSA and NASPA member and must have held a leadership role in SACSA or NASPA Region III. Preference will be given to previous MMI faculty, senior leaders within SACSA and/or NASPA Region III, or professionals with similar institute management experience. The new Director will be highly encouraged to observe MMI 2018, June 3-8 at Emory University.


  • Name, current position, and institution
  • Brief statement of interest and vision for MMI (300-600 words)
    • Statement must be signed by direct supervisor—including supervisor’s name and title—to indicate support of application.
  • Current Resume or Vitae

All application materials should be sent to Dr. Janice Hicks, SACSA’s VP for Professional Development at by April 23, 2018.

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Ph: (912) 344-2510
Fax: (912) 344-3468

Our Mission
The mission of the Southern Association for College Student Affairs is to advance:
  • Opportunities for professional development;
  • Scholarship, research, and ethical practice; and
  • Understanding of issues impacting students and the student affairs profession, while fostering our core values of inclusiveness, professionalism, and collegiality.