Director, Multicultural Student Services|
The Human Resources Department announces the position of Director of Multicultural Student Services reporting to the Assistant Dean of Students.
Responsibilities include: Set a vision for and engage students and student life division in examination, integration, and education regarding multiculturalism, cross-cultural communication and social justice; advocate, counsel, and advise students addressing their personal, cultural, academic needs, including participating in training of student leaders; coordinate the Multicultural Peer Mentor program for minority and other underrepresented students; develop and coordinate educational workshops to enhance life skills, promote health awareness, and increase academic success; monitor and authorize departmental expenditures and manage budget; prepare and revise annual budget and quarterly and annual reports; assist with developing and coordinating events that provide cultural information for students, faculty, staff, families and the community, including, but not limited to, Black History Month, Hispanic Heritage Month, Asian Awareness Month, and GLBT Programs; collaborate with academic departments and student life to improve retention and persistence through monitoring student progress, provide case management intervention and academic support services, and to develop sensitivity concerns to explore issues of diversity, personal identity, leadership development, multicultural education, and the University's mission; design, conduct, and promote diversity education modules and training workshops and seminars for students and other University constituencies; use technology to enhance and support the delivery of advising and to maintain data for the purpose of program evaluation; develop and maintain a vibrant and knowledge and resource-based website; promote increased awareness among faculty and staff within the institution on issues relating to minority and underrepresented students; update and disseminate information/materials/reports relating to services, events, retention, and academic persistence; serve on the University-wide diversity advisory board and various other campus committees; assist in research, outcomes assessment, marketing, and public relations efforts related to the needs of students of underrepresented groups, campus climate, programs, and to the achievements and success of the university's diversity efforts; develop and implement a university-wide Safe Zone training program for university constituencies; assist Admissions Office in recruiting a diverse student body; and perform related work as assigned.
Internal Application Deadline: August 9, 2013
External Application Deadline: Until position is filled
Starting Date: As Soon As Possible