Assistant Director, Intercultural Affairs #005307

Apr 19, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Information: Western Carolina University, a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina, announces its search for an Assistant Director, Intercultural Affairs. Located in the beautiful Cullowhee Valley between the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains, WCU is a comprehensive institution offering more than 120 undergraduate and 30 graduate programs to approximately 10,300 students. Develops, plans, implements and evaluates activities and programs focused upon educating and supporting all students with regard to cultural awareness, gender equity, social justice, and other issues impacting underrepresented populations. Provides peer counseling, orientation-type programs and other support services for students of diverse cultures, gender and affection/sexual orientation. Develops and implements bystander intervention and primary prevention events and program related to sexual and domestic violence prevention based upon campus needs and Clery requirement. Assist with development and implementation of Ally programs Develops and implements comprehensive assessment efforts for the department. Serves as a primary resource and point of referral for members of the campus community seeking information on gender issues. Serves as a primary resource and point of referral for members of the campus community seeking information on affection/sexual orientation. Serves as a student affairs generalist collaborating with other student affairs professional staff members in the development and implementation of programs and services to meet student needs.

Minimum Training & Experience Requirements: Masters Degree in college student personnel, higher education, counseling, women's studies, or related field. Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong organizational and planning skills. Knowledge of current trends and issues pertaining to diversity in post-secondary education. Ability to work with diverse groups. Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others in a fast-paced, changing environment. Willing to work evenings and weekends as necessary. Experience with conflict resolution, leadership development and sensitivity to gender and diversity issues. Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary

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Special Instructions to Applicants: To be considered, you must apply online. Attach a cover letter, current resume, and a list of 3 references (include complete contact information). For questions or additional information, please contact Christina Parle at 828-227-2783 or

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