Assistant Director for Experiential and Equity Initiatives, IEE

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Vacancy Open to:

All Candidates

Working Title:

Assistant Director for Experiential and Equity Initiatives, IEE

Position Designation:

EHRA Non-Faculty

Employment Type:

Permanent - Full-time

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Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, 8-5 including some nights and weekends

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FLSA Status:



Student Affairs


Dean of Students (Adm)

Work Location:

Student Union

Salary Range:

46,000 to 47,343

Primary Purpose of Department:

UNC Charlotte’s Office of Identity, Equity, and Engagement (IEE) seeks to provide students an affirming and equitable environment committed to fostering a campus community that celebrates and supports expansion of identities through holistic development, education and intentional engagement. The Dean of Students’ mission is to advance a UNC Charlotte culture of care by assisting students in navigating the opportunities and challenges of the Niner Nation Experience.

Primary Purpose of Position:

The Assistant Director for Experiential and Equity Initiatives will provide educational, cultural, and social programming focused on equity and justice, identity development, and the intersections of identity. The Assistant Director will provide support and education for individual students and student organizations in their understanding of self and others for both dominant and minoritized identities. The Assistant Director will serve on university committees and will assist in departmental, division and university efforts impacting students based on their identities. Specific responsibilities include oversight and implementation of experiential learning trips, creating and facilitating student workshops, presentations, and dialogues on social justice, equity, and activism, and executing initiatives as assigned by the Associate Director of the Office of Identity, Equity, and Engagement.

Summary of Position Responsibilities:

This position will develop and coordinate various equity and justice educational workshops, programs and immersion experiences through collaboration with administrative staff, faculty, and student organizations The assistant director will develop assessment tools and provide direct support/outreach to historically minoritized backgrounds. This position assists in the co-supervision of graduate assistants.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Master’s degree required; Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration or related area is preferred.
Minimum two years full-time professional experience working in a college setting with historically minoritized backgrounds is required.
Involvement in student affairs professional organizations/associations preferable

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

- Knowledge related to power, privilege, and oppression from a historical and present-day lens.
- Ability to understand and be introspective as it relates to power, privilege, and oppression
- Ability to multitask and manage a diverse set of programs and responsibilities while maintaining a standard of excellence
- Proven ability to work effectively with others in a team environment as well as autonomously with self-motivation and initiative
- Willingness and flexibility to work with students and staff in unstructured situations including night and weekend work
- Ability to build collaborative relationships with staff and students
- Ability to organize, implement, and evaluate programs as well as to synthesize a variety of needs to promote common purposes
- Ability to design, implement, and analyze assessment efforts
- Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
- Experience in program development, implementation & evaluation, student development, program delivery, and training/facilitation.
- Literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), Macintosh applications, Internet and email are preferred. – - Web page understanding/knowledge preferable.
- Knowledge and practice of student development theory, counseling and advising practice, and issues related to college students

Special Notes to Applicants:

The finalist will be subject to a criminal background check.

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Posted: 11/21/2020
Application Due: 12/10/2020
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