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Campus Inclusion Fellow

Job description



Hyde Park Campus

Department
40659 Center for Identity and Inclusion

About the Unit
The Center for Identity + Inclusion (CI+I) is home to the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA), LGBTQ Student Life, and Student Support Services, and reports to the Vice Provost for Academic Leadership, Advancement and Diversity. These areas work individually and collectively to enhance the experiences of students of color and multicultural students; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students; and first generation, low income, and undocumented students, all through an intersectional perspective. We offer a variety of programs and resources at both the undergraduate and graduate/professional levels and work in partnership with the Office of the Provost to advance the University's commitment to building a more inclusive campus and stronger sense of community. All students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to join us in these efforts. Please visit our website at inclusion.uchicago.edu to learn more.

Job Information

Job Summary:

The Office of the Provost and the Center for Identity + Inclusion (CI+I) are planning to hire two Campus Inclusion Fellows to work at CI+I for a one-year term. These team members will serve as ambassadors, navigators, and bridge builders – and will help us advance our core mission as it relates to enhancing the experiences of students of color and promoting student learning and development. The fellows will be uniquely positioned to build community and affinity among student and alumni of color communities, strengthen relationships with cultural student organizations, and connect current students to University resources. The fellows will report to the Senior Director, who will provide support, guidance, and strategic direction.

Responsibilities:

Student Organization Support:

  • Establish close working relationships with cultural student organization leaders and identify opportunities for collaboration.
  • Convene the President's Roundtable/Coalition and plan workshops for 50+ student organization representatives.
  • Lead the Allocation Board and disburse funding for programs that align with our mission.
  • Attend student group meetings and events.

Resources:
  • Serve as a resource to undergraduate students who are engaged with the Center.
  • Meet with individual students on a regular basis, and work with the Senior Director to connect students to campus partners and escalate issues as appropriate.
  • Develop outreach plans to reach new students.

Community Building:
  • Build community and affinity through the use of our physical space at 5710 S. Woodlawn (i.e. student art, affinity spaces, alumni engagement, etc.).
  • Develop pre-Orientation and experiential education opportunities.
  • Liaise with Resident Assistants in Housing and Residence Life.

Communications:
  • Explore opportunities to raise the visibility of the Center and promote engagement.
  • Spread the word about specific programs, resources, and initiatives.
  • Create engaging web and social media content.


Competencies:
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Partnership & Collaboration
  • Performance & Execution
  • Communications
  • Emotional Intelligence


Additional Requirements

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

Education:
  • Bachelor's degree required.


Experience:
  • At least two years of co-curricular leadership experience and/or student employment experience in areas related to diversity and inclusion
  • Knowledge of campus resources


Technical Knowledge or Skills:
  • Ability to understand the needs of the University of Chicago community and work with students, staff, and faculty in a wide variety of situations
  • An understanding of and commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills and ability to navigate sensitive situations
  • Strong project management, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Must exhibit creativity and flexibility
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office


Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to work regular evening hours and some weekends required.


Required Documents:

All required documents must be submitted to be considered for this position.
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.

Benefit Eligibility
Yes

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours
37.5

Union
Non-Union

Job is Exempt?
No

Drug Test Required?
No

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?
No

Health Screen Required?
No

Posting Date
2018-05-14-07:00

Remove from Posting On or Before
2018-11-14-08:00

Posting Statement:

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

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Full time
JR01457

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Posted: 5/15/2018
Application Due: 5/25/2018
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