TITLE Assistant Director, Multicultural Programs/LGBTQ+ Student Services
CLASSIFICATION NUMBER 1197
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR Director, Multicultural Programs
The Assistant Director, Multicultural Programs/LGBTQ+ Student Services supports the Director, Multicultural Programs in creating a more diverse campus and developing retention strategies for underrepresented students. The Assistant Director, Multicultural Programs/LGBTQ+ Student Services assesses student needs and develops programs and services regarding sexual orientation, gender identity, and students from underrepresented populations.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS
Education: A Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s degree is preferred.
Experience: Two years of professional experience in which the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities in ethnic studies, cultural studies, student affairs, or educational leadership were gained is required. Experience in program development and implementation is required. Experience with student development and supervision is required. Direct experience working with the LGBTQ+ community, preferably in a higher education setting is preferred. Experience with fiscal management and human resources practices is preferred.
Skills: A broad understanding of sexual orientation and gender identity issues is required. An understanding of multicultural diversity and inclusion issues is required. Demonstrated effectiveness working with students and colleagues as an educator, advisor, leader, and role model is required. A demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity is required. Strong interpersonal, organizational, verbal, and written communication skills are required. Public presentation skills and the ability to build collaborative partnerships with diverse stakeholders are required. The ability to conceptualize, plan, implement, and evaluate educational programs appropriate for a diverse community is required. The ability to maintain timely and effective communication through email and telephone in a professional manner is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Other: Some travel and evening and weekend work is required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Supports the Director in creating a more diverse campus and developing retention strategies for underrepresented students.
2. Plans and organizes the heritage and history month programs, including cultural entertainment and educational programs open to campus and community members.
3. Develops and facilitates social justice educational programs for students, faculty, and staff in coordination with the Office of Student Engagement and other campus departments.
4. Collects and compiles data on activities of the Office of Multicultural Programs to ensure consistency in practices, inclusiveness in planning, and equity in services.
5. Manages marketing activities for the Office of Multicultural Programs, including social media, graphic design, and the website.
6. Serves as an advisor for student organizations.
7. Assesses student needs and develops programs and services regarding sexual orientation, gender identity, and multicultural issues.
8. Makes recommendations on policies and procedures to increase inclusion on campus.
9. Serves as an advocate on behalf of students.
10. Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
11. Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development courses, and attending training and/or courses as required by the supervisor.
12. Supports the overall success of the Office of Multicultural Programs by performing all other duties as assigned.
The Assistant Director, Multicultural Programs/LGBTQ+ Student Services is supervised by the Director, Multicultural Programs and supervises graduate students and student employees.
OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES
REVISED OCTOBER 2019