Associate Director of Women and Minority Engineering Programs

Nov 07, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00103195

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Office of Academic Affairs seeks to enrich the academic success, engagement, opportunities, and skills of undergraduate students in the College of Engineering at NC State University by supporting a diverse learning environment that is respectful of 21st century engineering challenges. We promote the engineering profession and an understanding of engineering concepts and habits of mind among a broad set of constituents.

Essential Job Duties: The primary purpose of this position is to assist the directors of the women and minority engineering programs in developing, implementing, administering and evaluating programs affecting the success of women and minority engineering students while ensuring an inclusive and supportive environment for all students in the College of Engineering at NC State University. Primary duties include planning and implementing programs to recruit, retain and graduate diverse students; working with students, faculty, staff and other partners to build community, foster a sense of belonging and create a more inclusive environment. Essential job duties include participating in recruiting and outreach events with an ability to relate well to students, parents and others from diverse cultural backgrounds; coordinating summer bridge programs and other diversity programs; facilitating student mentor programs and coaching student mentors; collaborating with directors of women in science and engineering program, enrollment management to achieve college diversity goals; teaching first-year engineering courses; and other duties as assigned by directors.

Minimum Education/Experience: -Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. - At least two years of experience working with diversity programs aimed at women and minorities.

Department Required Skills: - Energetic personality with strong written and oral communication skills; - Demonstrated skills in organizing highly detailed complex programs; - Demonstrated ability to multi-task, producing high quality and professional work products; - Working knowledge of trends and issues in diversity and engineering in higher education.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: - Bachelor's degree or higher in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics or related student affairs field - Experience teaching college level courses - Grant writing experience

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: None

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related 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 "":http// Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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