Job Number: 87390
Business Title: Assistant Director of the Black Community Services Center
Unit: The Black Community Services Center (BCSC)
Appointment Duration: Three Years Fixed Term
The Black Community Services Center (BCSC) seeks an Assistant Director to work collaboratively to build a community that provides students with a sense of belonging, identity affirmation, purpose, empowerment, and leadership development.
The BCSC is proud to be part of The Centers for Equity, Community, and Leadership, within the division of Student Affairs. The Centers consist of the Asian American Activities Center, Black Community Services Center, El Centro Chicano y Latino, Markaz Community Resources Center, Native American Cultural Center, Queer Student Resources Center, and Women's Community Center. Each Center works to advance learning and student development through five pillars - Academic and Intellectual Engagement, Leadership Development, Mental Health & Well-Being, Community Building, and Alumni Engagement.
Inclusion and diversity are integral to Stanford's commitment to excellence. We are interested in candidates who have demonstrated experience engaging with diversity through activities such as fostering an inclusive environment, working with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds, or incorporating diverse perspectives in their work.
Reporting to the Associate Dean and Director of the Black Community Services Center and working alongside the Associate Director, the Assistant Director of the Black Community Services Center is an administrator that comprises the 3-career staff in in the center. The role serves as a campus partner and advocate within all functional areas of the university, including faculty, senior administrators, academic departments, administrative offices, staff, and alumni. This role takes the lead on providing leadership and development to the BCSC student staff and Black Volunteer Student Organizations connected to the BCSC.
This role works between and among university offices and departments with particular attention to advocating for Black undergraduate and graduate students and other marginalized communities on campus. The Assistant Director must also be attuned to the dynamics between the individual, the institution, and the home environment of students. This position is expected to assist with advancing the needs of the Black community as well as a broader vision and definition of diversity, equity, leadership, and community.
In this role, you will:
* - Other duties may also be assigned
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
In addition, our preferred requirements include:
Working Conditions: Able to work evenings and weekends, as needed.
How to Apply:
We invite you to apply for this position, please submit your resume and a one-page cover letter along with your online application. Please address the following questions in your cover letter:
Why Stanford is for You
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The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 7502
- Employee Status: Fixed-Term
- Grade: H
- Requisition ID: 87390
Location: Vice Provost for Student Affairs, Stanford, California, United States
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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