Assistant Director, Multicultural Student Services Center

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number SF00520
Job Title Assistant Director, Multicultural Student Services Center
Position Number 107326
FTE 1.00
FLSA Exempt
Position Type Professional Staff
Union PSA/NEA - Professional Staff Assoc
Pay Grade Level 11
Pay Grade Range $57,148 - $71,534
Status Calendar Year, Full-time, Permanent

Department Information

Department Community Equity and Div.
Contact(s)

Gail Henriques
Faculty/Non-Classified Professional Staff Recruitment
Office of Human Resources
URI
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(Please note: Applications must be submitted directly online only at: https://jobs.uri.edu)

Contact Phone/Extension
Contact Email
Physical Demands
Campus Location Kingston
Grant Funded
Extension Contingency Notes
Duties and Responsibilities

APPLICATION DEADLINE: This search is open until filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by January 5, 2018. Second consideration may be given to applications received by January 26, 2018. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (January 26, 2018) may not be given full consideration.
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BASIC FUNCTION:

Identify the needs and progress of diverse students through formal and informal assessment techniques. Create student-focused programming to ensure the success of students. Create a center where students feel welcomed, safe, supported, and valued. Work with diverse students to facilitate their development in activities, organizations, and their participation in the general life of the campus. Promote the involvement of diverse students in the utilization of the Multicultural Student Services Center (MSSC). Support the personal, professional, cultural, and educational development of diverse students.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
In collaboration with direct supervisor, develop relationships and strategies with various constituencies on campus to develop training and programs for students.

In collaboration with direct supervisor, hire, train, and develop work plans, work allocation for student staff.

Participate in campus-wide committees and initiatives.

In collaboration with direct supervisor, identify needs and progress of diverse undergraduate students through formal and informal assessment techniques.

Assist with the development of diversity programs for the entire community.

Assist with developing branding, marketing, and communication of MSSC through the website, social media, and print publications.

Provide academic coaching, mentoring, and advocacy for diverse students in the pursuit of academic excellence.

Serve on a wide variety of university committees to report on and advocate on behalf of diverse students.

In collaboration with direct supervisor, prepare and monitor the budget, participate in developing the annual budget and prioritize expenditures in support of student programs.

Supervise graduate and undergraduate students assigned to MSSC.

Collaborate with a wide variety of university offices and personnel to deliver comprehensive services to students.

Design, develop, and implement services and programs for diverse students.
Develop student support services such as learning skills workshops, tutoring sessions, and academic guidance.

Create and implement services which contribute to students’ high quality educational experience.

Build trusting relationships with students in order to advocate and help navigate and negotiate the campus environment.

Develop and implement strategies to address the acclimation to campus culture, retention and graduation of, but not limited to, first year students.

Create and implement services that contribute to the professional and/or leadership development of students.

Develop services that support diverse student recruitment, retention, persistence, and graduation rates.

Support the success of student organization leadership and members by providing academic, personal, social, financial, and professional development.

Attend meetings and deliver presentations to various groups.

OTHER DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

In the absence of direct supervisor, manage and direct the MSSC.

Perform additional duties as required.

LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:
Personal computers, printers; spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software.

ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

Required Qualifications

REQUIRED:

1. Master’s degree in student development, multicultural studies, student personnel, higher education administration, or related field.

2. demonstrated experience with diversity and multicultural issues.

3. demonstrated experience working with historically underrepresented students.

4. demonstrated evidence of promoting diverse student success.

5. demonstrated evidence of developing and delivering retention programs for diverse students.

6. demonstrated experience working with diverse student organizations.

7. demonstrated proficiency in communication and presentation skills.

8. demonstrated evidence of teamwork, relationship building, and partnership development.

9. demonstrated evidence of computer and social media skills.

10. demonstrated supervisory skills.

11. demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/ populations.

Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED:

1. Demonstrated professional work experience with college students from diverse populations.

2. demonstrated knowledge and understanding of college student development and identity theory.

3. demonstrated knowledge of student organization program/event planning and leadership development.

4. demonstrated experience advising diverse student organizations.

5. demonstrated evidence of website management skills.

Environmental Conditions
Posting Date 12/08/2017
Closing Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach the following 2 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:

(1) Cover letter

(2) Resume which should include the names and contact information of three professional references.

Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.uri.edu/postings/2881

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master’s degree in student development, multicultural studies, student personnel, higher education administration, or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have demonstrated experience with diversity and multicultural issues?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have demonstrated experience working with historically underrepresented students?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have demonstrated evidence of promoting diverse student success?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have demonstrated evidence of developing and delivering retention programs for diverse students?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have demonstrated experience working with diverse student organizations?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have demonstrated proficiency in communication and presentation skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have demonstrated evidence of teamwork, relationship building, and partnership development?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Do you have demonstrated evidence of computer and social media skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Do you have demonstrated supervisory skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Do you have demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/ populations?
    • Yes
    • No
  12. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other