Coordinator of Student Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion Services

Job description

Job Title: Coordinator of Student Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion Services
Location: Savannah State Recruiting Loc
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 222672
About Us

Savannah State University established in 1890, is the oldest public historically black college or university in Georgia and the oldest institution of higher learning in the city of Savannah. The university’s students select majors from four colleges — Business Administration, Education, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and Sciences and Technology. The campus is by far the most picturesque in the state of Georgia. The moss-laden sweeping oak trees, expansive marsh and historic architecture create a resplendent yet tranquil atmosphere. Beneath the beauty and splendor is a vibrant residential campus bursting at the seams with the vim and vigor of quality collegiate life: relevant academic majors, engaging lectures, cutting-edge research, quality student-faculty engagement and a nurturing environment.

Job Summary

The Coordinator of Student Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion is responsible for the planning, developing, implementing and evaluating of co-curricular programs and events, including overseeing campus clubs and organizations. In addition, the Coordinator will develop and assess diversity and inclusion programs and services to support university-wide efforts to meet strategic and retention goals.

The Coordinator works with all student organizations to facilitate their use of university resources and to empower students in their provision of services, programs, and activities that enhance the academic experience, extend learning, and build community at Savannah State University. Creates an intellectually vibrant and caring environment where student engagement, education, and cultural exploration occurs while guiding and shaping student-centered programs to honor differences and shared experiences of the entire campus community.

    Work with related academic and administrative departments to foster collaboration in achieving the goal of greater diversity, a more inclusive campus climate.Create programs and other co-curricular experiences for diverse student population.Coordinate services and promote usage of spaces in the Spectrum Resource Center, Commuter Lounge, and Organization Suite including the cubicle spaces, conference meeting rooms, and other resources.Serve as the liaison between the university offices and departments and student organizations.Develop departmental processes to enhance the student organization program.Manage the annual re-certification process for student organizations.Coordinate events that showcase student organizations and general campus involvement benefits.Coordinates with student organizations for the recognition, renewal, training, and event management, including advising students in starting new organizations, developing and coordinating training resources for student organizations and assist with presenting workshops related to officer responsibilities.Train student organization leaders on effective event planning and execution.Develop resources (physical and online) to help student organization officers.Manage social media presence for the Office of Student Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion Services.Manage and update the department website and all social media initiatives.Responsible, along with other department staff, for the overall promotion of the benefits of campus involvement in relation to student retention and success.
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree Required. Minimum of three years of experience in a higher education environment or relatively similar environment required. Related experience in student programming, leadership, activities, and/or advising student organizations.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Strong commitment to student development and sensitivity to diverse population. Ability to communicate effectively and to develop strategies to market programs and events. Exceptional organizational, planning, assessment, and interpersonal skills.

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Savannah State University, as determined by Savannah State University, its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Savannah Stare University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Savannah State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Savannah State University, Office of Human Resources at [email protected] Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Office of Human Resources at [email protected]




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Posted: 1/20/2021
Application Due: 4/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time