Student Development Coordinator
Scope of Responsibilities
The Student Development Coordinator in the Center for Multicultural Affairs provides programs and services in the areas of community engagement, multicultural education and leadership development. The person is knowledgeable of the histories as well as cultural and developmental issues of Black, Asian American, Latinx, Native American/Indigenous, and multi-racial/multiethnic communities. In addition, the person advises student organizations as well as designs and supports experiential trainings with a social justice framework to prepare students to participate in a complex global community. The Student Development Coordinator collaborates with Student Affairs units, academic departments, and other university units as well as community and alumni organizations when appropriate.
1. Plans, develops, and coordinates programs that support Asian American students. Evaluates and assesses programmatic effectiveness through regular qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis. 50%
2. Serves as an advisor to Asian American student organizations. Provides counseling on an individual basis and on-going advocacy on pertinent issues. 15%
3. Delivers and supports educational activities pertaining to community engagement, multicultural education, and leadership development. Participates in institutional, state, regional, and national professional training opportunities, including Student Affairs Student Development Coordinators' group. Keeps abreast of latest knowledge and research. 15%
4. Cultivates and maintains relationships with Student Affairs units, academic departments, and other university offices as well as community and alumni organizations that support the mission of the Center. 10%
5. Trains and supervises undergraduate student staff. 10%
• Master’s Degree
• Computer literacy including MicroSoft Office and skills in social media and video production
• Preferred one year’s experience in multicultural education in a higher education setting
Additional Job Specific Skills and Competencies
• Knowledge of and experience working with Black, Asian American (East, Southeast, and South), Pacific Islanders, Latinx, and Native American/Indigenous communities
• Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to work in a team environment. Outstanding organizational skills with ability to handle multiple projects/priorities and meet deadlines.