The Program Coordinator serves as a primary resource for African American students and African American based initiatives and works collaboratively to support the mission of The University of Toledo.The Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting in retention of multicultural and African American students by developing and implementing programs and services to meet their needs. In collaboration with other campus partners, the Coordinator is responsible for the enhancement of OMSS programs and services. The Coordinator will be expected to facilitate cross-cultural, educational workshops, programs, and initiatives that promote social justice for students; the coordinator may also have the opportunity to facilitate diversity and leadership education for students. This position will actively participate in other initiatives within the Division of Student Affairs, as well as across the University to enhance diversity awareness/inclusivity, engagement and academic success for students.Qualifications:
- Master’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university, major in Higher Education, Counseling, Social Work, or a related field.Minimum of two years professional experience in higher education setting or working in a related field. Experience in developing and implementing programs that promote student learning about identity and difference within the context of a multicultural society. Experience working with multicultural and African American student populations preferred.Experience in advising multicultural student organizations is preferred.Proven ability to work effectively with multiple constituencies, including campus administrators, faculty, staff, students, and community members.Proficiency with office technology.
- Strong listening and organizational skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills.Comfortable public speaking in large and small groups.Proven organizational skills required especially in program and project management.Demonstrated problem-solving, conflict resolution, team management, and leadership skills.Ability to effectively communicate utilizing social media and other electronic communication systems.Ability to prioritize, strategically plan, work in fast-paced environment and meet deadlines with frequent interruptions and change of focus.
The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo, or at the satellite HR Office located at the Facilities Services Building, Suite 1000 on the Health Science Campus.