Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs

Location
La Verne
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


University of La Verne

Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs

Job Description Summary:
Reporting directly to the Director of Multicultural Affairs, Center for Multicultural Services, the Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs will be responsible for a broad scope of programs, workshops, and cultural graduation celebrations, as well as advising, supporting, collaborating, and advocating for and with cultural clubs and organizations in support of the mission and the running of the Center for Multicultural Services.

Specific Duties:

Specific duties include directing all aspects of support, planning, implementing, evaluating, and advocating for the creation of support structures to more fully engage and support our African American, Latina/o, LGBTQ, Native American, and other historically marginalized communities.

The Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs will work directly with and in-close collaboration and support of the cultural clubs and organizations on campus (Black Student Union, Brothers’ Forum, Latino Student Forum, Multicultural Club Council and other cultural clubs and organizations); directing several of the cultural graduation celebrations (Multicultural Grad Celebration, African American Cultural Graduation Celebration, and Rainbow Cultural Graduation Celebration); planning and implementing various multicultural/diversity and affinity retreats; assume administrative oversight for Brothers’ Forum Scholars Scholarship Program; coordinate a fall and spring cultural event; assist with the development of diversity/inclusivity programming; work with the Office of Diversity & Inclusivity (OD&I) to create a yearly master cultural calendar or programs and events; attend and participate in department, division, and other appropriate campus-wide meetings; assess all programmatic initiatives and contribute to end-of-year reports; manage program software related to program planning, implementation, and evaluation as well as social media; create and maintain program files and other related duties as assigned by the Director, Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Dean of Student Affairs, or Chief Diversity Officer. Will assist in the day-to-day managing of the Center for Multicultural Services including supervising several student workers.



Minimum Qualifications:

This position requires a Master’s Degree in the preferred areas of Education, Psychology, Sociology, Human Relations, Liberal Studies Critical Pedagogy, Race Theory, History of Race and Oppression in the United States or a related field. With a minimum of two years of proven experience, in a professional capacity, working in a Multicultural Center in a higher education institution working with a diverse set of human relations/diversity initiatives.

Preferred Qualifications:
To have worked in a professional capacity as a program coordinator/assistant director in a Multicultural Center at a college or university for a minimum of three years. Have proven experience planning, implementing, evaluating, and advocating for diversity/human relations/cultural programs and retreats for African American, Latina/o, LGBTQ, Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern, First Generation, and other marginalized communities. Having worked with the families of historically marginalized communities in order to engage and include them in their sons and daughters learning experience. To have lead or assisted with cultural graduation celebrations at their respective institution.

Location: La Verne Central Campus

Special Instructions: Applicants to this position will be required to lead an experiential diversity training process during the in-person interview phase. Aside from having programmatic responsibilities, the Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs will assist in running the day-to-day operations of the Center for Multicultural Services, including supervisory responsibility for student workers.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: http://laverne.edu

The University of La Verne is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employment or employees on any basis prohibited by state and federal law. University of La Verne hires and promotes individuals based on their qualifications and is consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, medical condition a or sexual orientation






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