Program Coordinator, Student Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives

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Job Title Program Coordinator, Student Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives Posting Number Staff 2014000962 FLSA Non-Exempt Level Full-time/ Part-time Full-time Is this a temporary Position? No Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

Position Summary:
Under the direction of the Chief Inclusion Officer, this position provides on-going management and coordination of Student D&I programs. This position manages the student employees and interns tasked with programing, and will collaborate in the development of cross community partnerships for programming.

General Purpose:
As part of the CIO leadership team, develop and manage the student D & I programs and services designed to build and grow Clarkson as an engaging and inclusive campus for all students.

Position Responsibilities:
Develop a master calendar and slate of programming events for the student populations of Clarkson including affinity groups, ally events, and majority targeted events as well as passive programming.
Work with CIO team to develop cross stakeholder events for employee and broader community groups.

In partnership with other key campus stakeholders, including but not limited Student Affairs, CIO Team, Academic Affairs, and Student D&I Council to ensure the achievement of Clarkson’s D&I Strategic Plan.

Develop Associated Colleges programming for students. Serve on ACCDEI.
Under supervision of the Chief Inclusion Office (CIO) and in collaboration with the Training Coordinator:

  • Develop and manage D&I programming for all students and alumni.
  • Responsible for the D&I Goals for the Student populations
  • Develop goals, assess program effectiveness, and implement improvement.
  • Oversee/develop process to gather student feedback on campus climate.
  • Oversee, train, and management of Clarkson Intercultural Ambassadors (CIA). Responsibilities include but not limited to, chairing weekly meetings, approving time cards, managing the CIA programming budget, managing overseeing program planning and implementation, running CIA recruitment, selection and onboarding processes and developing trainings and professional development opportunities.
  • Manage and coordinate all student professional societies and affinity groups associated with the department such as Network of Women (NOW) and Men’s Group. Responsibilities include but not limited to, budget management, chairing weekly meetings and providing guidelines for D & I programming.
  • Work as part of the CIO leadership team to establish goals and determine appropriate operational actions for budget, Knightbus, communication plan, and yearly schedule
  • Assist the Training Coordinator with running and facilitating D & I trainings and workshops for the campus community.
  • Responsible for developing and updating communication and content for D & I Website and Clarkson student body through multiple media. Includes overseeing any interns tasked with these duties in conjunction with the CIO.
  • Provide on-going coordination and management of programs and activities designed to grow the inter-personal, inter-cultural competencies for all Clarkson students, including on and off campus events, D & I activities etc.
  • Serve as administrator for student D & I programming, manage assessment data and reporting.
  • Work with the Training Coordinator to develop and manage the peer-mentoring program.
  • Represent the department at weekly Safety Net meetings & report back to the CIO.
  • Serves as a campus Subject Matter expert in Student Diversity and Inclusion and insight
  • Continue to professionally develop self, in consultation with CIO.
  • Support the network of stakeholders, internal and external, (admissions, The Clarkson School, etc.) to attract a diverse body of students.
  • Support CIO to Identify, develop, and submit proposals to secure external funding for Student D&I Initiatives / programs
  • Assists with other duties and initiatives as assigned.

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to work nontraditional hours, including evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to travel when necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with all major stakeholders on campus.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate, motivate, advise and mentor students.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and foster an inclusive environment at work and beyond.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, be detail oriented and bringing tasks and projects to successful completion.
  • Proficient or advance competency in MS Office, google docs, social media paltforms and other related productivity applications (Peoplesoft)
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with culturally diverse populations.
  • Ability to excel in team environments
Minimum Qualifications:
Include Education,
Experience, and Skills

Minimal Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ Degree required

Minimal Experience:

  • 1-3 years of para professional experience in student engagement/programming and D & I in a higher education setting
Preferred Qualifications:
Include Education,
Experience, and Skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Second language
Physical Demands

The physical demands characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Clarkson is committed to complying with the guidelines set forth under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; bend and stoop. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to set up and take down small displays and tables.
  • Regular use of the telephone and e-mail for communication is essential.
  • Sitting for extended periods of time is common.
  • Other demands as required by specific position
Posting Detail Information

Close Date Open Date 04/24/2019 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions for this Posting

Clarkson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully passing a background check (including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal records).

Reference Request Details

Maximum Number of Reference Requests 3 Minimum Number of Reference Requests 2 Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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    • Clarkson Website
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    • Massena-Potsdam Courier Observer
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    • IM Diversity
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    • JTPA
    • LinkedIn
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    • North Country This Week
    • St. Lawrence Plaindealer
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    • Employee Referral
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    • Indeed
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  2. * What is the highest level of completed education that you currently hold?
    • Highschool Diploma/GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • ABD (all but disertation)
    • Phd
  3. * Do you have 1-3 years of para professional experience in student engagement/programming and D & I in a higher education setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How do you embrace Diversity?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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