Assistant Director of Diversity Education

Location
Springfield, MA
Posted
May 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



ABOUT AIC
American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

JOB DESCRIPTION
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Oversee academic, social, and cultural programs and services that promote the success of students of color and other under-represented populations on campus
  • Develop diversity and inclusion workshops for both students and employees including learning outcomes and assessment components
  • Serve as advisor to multicultural and identity based student organizations including but not limited to P.R.I.D.E. (Persons Ready in Defense of Ebony) and START (Students Together Advocating for Religious Tolerance)
  • Provide support to F-1 visa international students through the development of an international student orientation program and ongoing support programs
  • Assist in coordination of annual events including Action in the Community Day (AIC Day), Black History Month Dinner, and Holidays Around the World
  • Collaborate with other offices and departments to provide programmatic support to programs including Summer Orientation and Welcome Week
  • Prepare budgets, monitor expenditures, and complete all paperwork in a timely manner for all programs assigned and ensures proper maintenance of records.
  • Participate in and support general Student Engagement programming and management and departmental, divisional, and institutional goal setting, committees, and special projects

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Master's degree required
  • Expertise in Higher Education required
  • Expertise in Student Affairs Administration preferred

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
  • Experience with diversity on college/university campuses; fraternity/sorority issues in higher education; student leadership, activities and programming
  • Experience with making new positive relationships/connections with community as well as maintaining current relationships
  • Ability to work well with students, alumnae/alumni, faculty, staff and community leaders
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

WORK SCHEDULE
The Assistant Director of Diversity Education is a full time, benefited position. Normal business hours are weekdays, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, flexible to the needs of the department. Evening and weekend event supervision is required.

TO APPLY
Qualified applicants should save and submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor) as one document. Upload the saved document into the online application.

AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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