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Position Number: 00101544
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Department of Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA) researches, designs and implements unique programs that promote the pursuit of academic success, retention and graduation of students, with an emphasis on African American, Native American and Hispanic students. Many of the programs and services expand students’ cultural horizon while honoring their respective cultural experiences. Multicultural Student Affairs works in conjunction with a number of university departments and colleges to conduct programs related to recruitment, orientation, retention and graduation in addition to academic, personal, professional and cultural development, which foster skills and strategies for being successful at N.C. State.
Essential Job Duties: The Assistant Director will plan, organize, advise, and provide assessment for student experiences including Peer Mentoring, African American Heritage Programming, Advisory Councils, African American Student Organizations, and Cultural Awareness. The Assistant Director provides support for students, serves as an advocate for students, and is a key member of the staff operating and exercising a level of independent professional judgment, confidentially and decision making. Duties and Responsibilities: - Multicultural Student Development: Apply theory to practice concepts within the holistic approach to students. - Program Coordination and Assessment: Design, implement and evaluate programs and cultural experiences of students. Attend evening, weekend events, and additional programs as needed. - Advocacy and Mentoring: Serve as a resource for students developing the ability to identify student needs and provide support. Teach and/or prepare curriculum for the Introduction to Student Development and Peer Mentoring Course. - Campus and External Relations: The Assistant Director will help maintain and further develop collaborative relationships with students, faculty, staff, alumni, tribal leaders, and community partners.
Minimum Education/Experience: - Master’s degree (or higher) in Student Personnel, Counseling, Psychology, Higher Education Administration or an appropriate field at the time of hire. - At least one year of work experience on a college campus or similar environment. - An understanding of how to help meet the academic, cultural and social needs of African American Students and additional multicultural student populations at a research based institution. - Familiarity with issues in higher education and student development.
Department Required Skills : - Skill in data collection and reporting - Evidence of community relationship building - Familiarity with equal opportunity and university policies - Inclusive programming and committee/work group participation - Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: - Experience advising or supervising undergraduate college students
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: - Valid driver's license is required. If not current, driver's license is required within 60 days of hire.
AA/EOE: AA/EOE. In addition, NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
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