Assistant Director, Leadership and Career Development, Office of Identity, Equity, and Engagement

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Position Number:


Vacancy Open to:

All Candidates

Working Title:

Assistant Director, Leadership and Career Development, Office of Identity, Equity, and Engagement

Position Designation:

EHRA Non-Faculty

Employment Type:

Permanent - Full-time

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Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, 8-5

Hours per week:


FLSA Status:



Student Affairs


Dean of Students (Adm)

Salary Range:

46,000 to 47,343

Primary Purpose of Department:

The Dean of Students Office coordinates a variety of campus-wide programs and services. Within each program area, staff members are directly involved in student group advising, leadership training and development, and teaching in addition to coordinating services and programs for other defined student populations. Due to the ombudsman nature of the Dean of Students Office, all staff members advise, counsel, and serve as advocates for students experiencing difficulties or crises. All positions require the flexibility, ability, and willingness to work nights and weekends in structured and unstructured settings with students, staff, and faculty.

As a unit of the Dean of Student Office, IEE offers on-going education, trainings and offers a host of justice and equity programs providing expanding learning opportunities for students while honoring the unique diversity present at UNC Charlotte and the broader Charlotte community.

Primary Purpose of Position:

The primary responsibility of the Leadership and Career Development Assistant Director within the office of Identity, Equity, and Engagement is to oversee the planning and coordination of comprehensive leadership and career development/education for students at various developmental levels with a focus on social justice. This position is responsible for the planning, organization, direction, and synergy of comprehensive student engagement and identity development. The Assistant Director will collaborate with the other assistant directors and infuse career and leadership aspects into other areas of the office, such as SAFE and Activate.

Summary of Position Responsibilities:

Training and Program Development30%
Create student programming board to plan and coordinate heritage month programming (mall dialogues, lectures, films, etc.) and dialogue series as it relates to equity, justice and the mission of IEE.
Train student leaders to oversee and coordinate the programs and volunteers
Create an identity-based leadership development program for students interested in becoming campus leaders.
Conduct assessment activities based on learning outcomes to evaluate programs and services

Direct Support, Outreach and Leadership Development30%
Provide one-on-one identity development for students
Provide and coordinate opportunities for student leaders to participate in local, regional, and national student leadership conferences.
Collaborate with campus partners including but not limited to the Career Center, Leadership and Community Engagement, etc.

Administration/IEE All Staff Initiatives20%
Create and manage diversity-based internship/job database
Oversee and implement new leadership/career programs and initiatives to meet the growing needs of student opportunities and facilitate student success.
Assist with IEE training requests including general requests for student presentations
Assist with ongoing development of IEE initiatives
Chair and/or serve on university committees as directed.
Assist in the assessment efforts for the IEE.
Other duties as assigned by the Associate Director/Director of the IEE.

Supervision 10%
Co-supervise graduate assistant, who assists with heritage months, #onmymind, QY1, and Lavender Lounge
Supervise student staff member

Equity and Justice10%
Awareness: Actively works to understand how one’s upbringing and lived experiences contributes to how they view the world and others within the world. Can articulate biases they hold and how those biases unconsciously influences their decision-making or interactions with others.
Knowledge: Seeks out opportunities to learn about the issues of racism, white privilege/consciousness, anti-blackness, unconscious bias and what it means to be a multicultural organization.
Advocacy: Speaks out and/or acts to raise awareness of inequities, systems or practices that seek to discriminate or treat a class of people unfairly.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Master’s Degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs Administration, or related field. At least two years of experience in student affairs working with diverse student populations.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Experience in student identity development, student organizational advising, program development, implementation & evaluation, and training/facilitation. Strong communication skills are needed. Computer skills including Macintosh applications are preferred.

Special Notes to Applicants:

The finalist will be subject to a criminal background check.

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Posted: 11/21/2020
Application Due: 1/20/2021
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