Coordinator, Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The Coordinator, Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (SDEI) is responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of educational, personal and academic support programs for underrepresented and first-generation student groups. Assists in leadership initiatives regarding campus efforts on diversity issues, the intersections of ethnicity, race, class, gender and other areas of diversity. Assists in transition and retention programs, mentorship services and initiatives to impact students' success outcomes. Serves as a Campus Security Authority as defined by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus crime Statistics Act (Clery Act).
Programming: Develops and coordinates educational, outreach and support programs for first generation, low income, and ethnically diverse students. Manages transition and retention programs and services, learning communities and mentoring programs including; recruitment of students as participants and faculty, staff and peer mentors. Creates workshops, mentoring programs, and group meetings based on constituents and their interests. Develops tools to market and promote educational programs relating to students' issues, recruitment of volunteers and presenters, creates materials and instruments, identifies and pursues external funding sources to promote and implement programs and activities.
Advocacy/Outreach: Serves as advocate for first-generation students and other underrepresented groups. Assists in coalition building and pluralism with regard to all student groups in the UHCL campus community. Promotes coordination and communication between campus and community groups and organizations. Works with the Director and Assistant Director of SDEI as needed in consulting with faculty and staff regarding student needs, issues, concerns to increase awareness, understanding, and for the continued development of a diverse student population. Promotes a safe and welcoming environment for all students.
Assessment: Determines needs and interests of a diverse, multi-ethnic, underrepresented, and first-generation student population at UHCL and works with on-going assessments. Assesses campus climate regarding diversity and multicultural issues as related to successful transition of students and work to create cultural programs to improve campus climate. Responsible for assessment of educational programming, outreach services, mentoring initiatives and programs regarding success, learning outcomes and retention. Identifies and coordinates campus and community resources for academic success of first-generation students, underrepresented and other groups.
<li>Administrative: Coordinates, manages and assists the SDEI Office to sponsor educational programming initiatives. Provides leadership in campus change efforts of policies, procedures and practices. Works with the SDEI Assistant Director in program development, research grant writing and budget management. Collaborates with the SDEI Director and Assistant Director to assist with student complaints and issues. Makes referrals to the SDEI Director and Assistant Director as appropriate. Performs all other duties as assigned.
1. Master’s degree in Student Development/College Student Personnel or Higher Education Administration completed by December 2018.
2. Minimum of one year of experience in a Student Services department in program development and implementation. (Related practicum and internship experience will be considered for this position).
3. Knowledge of student development, learning communities, multicultural issues necessary for advising and programming.
4. Knowledge of student success theory and application and must have an understanding of life experiences for a diverse student population.
5. Knowledge and skills in developmental programming with a strong attention to details - especially in program development and documentation.
6. Though understanding of complex issues surrounding diversity related issues – necessary to do advising, programming and consulting.
7. Individual and group advisory skills as well as the ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others as a team.
8. Excellent verbal and written skills and communication skills, including those for whom English is a second language.
10. Assessment, management and budget skills.
Additional coursework in multicultural studies. Two years of continuous work experience developing and implementing retention programming for a diverse first-generation student body in a higher education setting.
Required Attachments by Candidate: Resume, Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Notes to Applicant:
Full-time position with benefits. Criminal history check is required. To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter and resume. Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete and disqualified.
Salary: Minimum salary $17.68 per hour.
: C0018 Student Div, Equity & Inclus
: Aug 21, 2018, 11:56:14 AM