Assistant Director of Multicultural Student Affairs for International Student Programs

Kennesaw, GA
May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 35,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit, draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. The university's alumni network is 100,000 strong. A Carnegie-designated doctoral institution, it is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country.

Reporting to the Associate Director of Multicultural Student Affairs within the Department of Student Engagement, this position is responsible for developing and leading co-curricular programs and services that link issues of diversity, multiculturalism, inclusion, intersectionality, globalization, internationalism and social justice to holistic student development and advance the vision of Kennesaw State University.

The Assistant Director manages the day-to-day operations of KSU's International Student Programs (ISP) functional area within the Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA) unit, serving 700+ KSU international students from over 90 different countries. This position will provide support to and be an advocate for international students and other historically underrepresented student populations ensuring their academic success and retention and graduation from the university. The Assistant Director will provide leadership to and supervision of: International Student Programs, Global Village (International Student Resource Center), International Student Advisory Board; International Student Association (ISA); and, the professional and para-professional staff members working within these areas. In addition, this position is responsible for developing and managing budgets with funding from various sources (e.g., student activity fee, state funds, foundation funds, grant funds, etc.), developing relevant evaluation and assessment plans, and advising, mentoring, supporting, and advocating for underrepresented student populations and organizations which connect these students to the co-curricular experience.

As part of the background check process, this position WILL require a satisfactory MVR (Motor Vehicle Report) as a condition of employment. See for policy guidelines.

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.

Bachelor's degree and 3+ years of related work experience or 7+ years related work experience.