Director of Cultural Programs

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Position Title:Director of Cultural ProgramsPosition Number:001821Full-time or Part-time:Full TimeDepartment:Student EngagementPosting Number:0401284SHRA/EHRA:EHRA (Non-Faculty) Job Category:ProfessionalHiring Range:Commensurate with Education and ExperienceMinimum salary:Commensurate with Education and ExperienceMaximum salary:Commensurate with Education and ExperienceOverall Position Competency:Flat RateDescription of primary duties and responsibilities:

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit:

The Office of Student Engagement is a department within the Division of Student Affairs. The unit provides oversight and management of the College’s student engagement through activities, leadership, educational and community service opportunities.

Description of Work Continued:

Primary Purpose of Position:

The Director for Student Cultural and Diversity Programs is responsible for fostering an inclusive experience for FSU students by developing and managing student programs, events, and services designed to build and grow FSU as an engaging and inclusive campus for all students.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

•A Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, or College Student Development or related degree is required.
•2-3 years of work-related experience ideally in a higher education environment advising student organizations and developing programs that advance inclusion and diversity efforts, performing arts and campus programming.
•Demonstrated understanding of issues of diversity and inclusion; demonstrated leadership and effectiveness in promoting respect and appreciation for diversity and inclusion among students and staff required.

Knowledge skills and abilities:

•Demonstrated ability to develop and implement comprehensive strategic plans that advance inclusion and diversity efforts.
•Demonstrated ability to undertake independent projects and manage competing tasks.
•Demonstrated ability and willingness to work nights and weekends hours on a regular basis as determined by programs.
•Demonstrated expertise working with diverse student populations and fostering inclusive environments within an educational setting.
•Demonstrated ability in assessment of student services and use of assessment results to make changes that improve the delivery of services and programs for students.
•Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.
•Ability to utilize technology in the delivery of student programs preferred.
•Knowledge of student development theory, issues, and trends in the field.
•Excellent organization, interpersonal, and oral/written/presentation skills.
•Strong problem-solving and interpersonal skills and the ability to drive innovative thinking.
•Expertise to develop, articulate and implement a vision for student leadership development and student on-boarding/orientation area.
•Experience in assessment of educational outcomes in student engagement and leadership.
•Experience with assessing the risk associated with student events and programs.
•Experience working with and creating budgets.
•Experience working effectively with administrative and academic partners within the University.
•A positive attitude, high energy, innovation, and creativity.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Two years of successful experience in a University Student Center/Union.
•Demonstrated experience in program development for diverse populations.
•Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•Experience in developing learning outcomes, and assessment plans and conducting assessment projects in accordance with CAS Standards, is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Closing Date:Open Until Filled:YesAdditional Information for Applicants

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.

EEO Statement:

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Veteran's Statement

Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a master's degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, or College Student Development or related degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you possess at least 2-3 years of work-related experience in a higher education environment advising student organizations and Greek-Life organizations, leadership development, and/or campus programming?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have previous experience developing learning outcomes, assessment plans and conducting assessment projects in accordance with CAS Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have at least two years of successful experience in a University Student Center/Union?
    • Yes
    • No
Optional & Required DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document




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Posted: 9/10/2020
Application Due: 12/9/2020
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