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Director, Equity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Affairs
The Director leads the university's efforts to create a sustainable, inclusive campus climate that embraces the foundation of social justice and change that is integral to a liberal arts education. Responsibilities of the Director include: working with underrepresented and affected populations in higher education, including African Americans, Hispanics, internationals, veterans, first generation, low socioeconomic, and LGBTQ+; collaboration with faculty and staff to promote development, persistence, and success of at risk students; serve as a resource and an advocate for underrepresented students; conduct annual institutional climate surveys; Facilitate community partnerships that benefit the development of students and the efficacy of community organizations; and practice sound and deliberate fiscal management. The Director reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.
Promote the equity, inclusion, and multicultural affairs program within the University community through collaborative partnerships with academic colleagues and administrative departments. Counsel and advise students and student groups or organizations. Develop and manage departmental budgets. Formulate and assess immediate and long-range plans for the department. Implement attractive marketing campaigns for equity, inclusion, and multicultural affairs, and oversee the publication and distribution of promotional materials using printed and digital media. Utilize data analytics in assessing the University's campus climate. Utilize existing retention platforms to identify and assist underrepresented and at risk students in need of support or intervention. Work collaboratively with appropriate campus offices, including the office of Disability Support Services, to assist students with intersecting concerns. Prepare annual department assessment plans. Serve on University committees. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Physical Condition
At least three years of professional experience working in a college or university multicultural programs, with at least one year of supervisory experience. Experience working with diverse populations is desired.
Knowledge of student development theory, identity development, strategic planning, social media use, Title IX, VAWA, Clery, and federal legislation impacting campus climate. Skill in decision making and proficiency in both oral and written interpersonal communication is desired. Ability to work in a team environment while maintaining positive professional relationships with students, faculty, staff, parents, and the local community.
Master's degree in related field required; earned doctorate preferred.
Additional Requirements
Should posses the sensitivity and skill to work with a diverse and multicultural student and employee population. Regular reliable attendance is required. Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends. This position is designated as security sensitive (Mod) and requires a criminal background check.

Last Updated 06-06-2017