Assistant Director of Diversity and Social Justice Education

Columbia, SC
Feb 28, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00107PO18 Classification Title Student Services Program Coordinator II Internal Title Assistant Director of Diversity and Social Justice Education Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support Department Student Life Band 5 Advertised Minimum Salary $38,014 Advertised Salary Range $38,014 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Student Services

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The primary responsibilities of the assistant director of diversity and social justice education include:
•Curriculum and program design for classroom instruction, campus wide training and workshops
•Implement facilitated learning experiences surrounding diversity, cultural competency, and social justice education.
•Provide leadership to student initiatives
•Advise multicultural student organizations and serve as a role model, mentor, and student advocate.
•Develop, recruit and train peer educators

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree in Student Personnel Services, Student Affairs, Higher Education, Social Work, or related field and 3 years related experience, or bachelor's degree and 5 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

As a member of the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs team, this person should possess a strong academic background and proven practical experience in multicultural competence, diversity and inclusion; programming; presentation and training skills; and research. Strong content knowledge and sensitivity to the concerns of underrepresented student communities, diversity and social issues, and a dedication to student growth and development.
Demonstrate a knowledge of the intersections of race, class, gender, sexual identity, gender identity and expression, and other areas of diversity experienced in an institution of higher education

Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of issues related to identity and needs along with the intersections of race, class, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions of other areas of diversity as experienced in an institution of higher education.

- Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
- Possess strategic planning, management and a commitment to continuous improvement

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 02/05/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least have a Master's degree in Student Personnel Services, Student Affairs, Higher Education, Social Work, or related field and 3 years related experience, or bachelor's degree and 5 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. List of References and Contact Information


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