This is a two-year internship position for 2021-22 and 2022-23. Salary: $23,660 annually plus benefits, including insurance, $3,000/year for professional development, a housing stipend of $350/month, a meal plan, and access to the campus fitness center and pool.
Hampden-Sydney College, an NCAA Division III institution and member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, is accepting applications for a Coordinator of Athletic Diversity and Inclusion who will work with the College’s Athletic Department and the Office of Equity and Inclusion to design, promote and implement educational outreach and programming efforts to create an inclusive and welcoming campus environment.
In the Athletic Department, the Coordinator will intern under the supervision of the Director of Athletics and assist with day-to-day operations of intercollegiate athletics, intramurals, and recreation programs. The Coordinator will adhere to the Athletic Department’s Code of Ethics and NCAA Division III Philosophy Statement. This position will promote diversity, equity and inclusion programming for the Athletic Department's student athletes and staff. By working closely under the Director of Athletics, the Coordinator will gain entry-level experience in strategic planning, budget management, fundraising, campus and NCAA compliance, sport oversight, event management, student-athlete welfare issues, academics, and diversity and inclusion initiatives.
In the Office of Equity and Inclusion, the Coordinator will work under the mentorship of the Dean of Inclusive Excellence to promote positive interactions with campus members from all cultures and backgrounds. They will help coordinate educational, cultural, and social programs throughout the academic year, including annual events, student mentorship and support groups. They will serve in an advising capacity for organizations like the Minority Student Union, the Unity Alliance, and Brother 4 Brother. Since many members of the Minority Student Union and Brother 4 Brother are also student athletes, the Coordinator will work with both the Athletic Department and the Office of Equity and Inclusion to ensure that those students have positive extracurricular experiences. The Coordinator’s additional duties could include assisting with event management, community engagement, alumni relations, supervision of DEI ambassadors, and other tasks as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university required; some work experience in athletics preferred. Applicants must have strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
The Coordinator must be available to attend orientation on August 5-6, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until June 1. Apply on our website at http://www.hsc.edu/human-resources/job-openings by submitting letter of application, resume or curriculum vitae, diversity statement regarding experience and commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives and references. You may also mail your application to Hampden-Sydney College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 25, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943.
Hampden-Sydney College is a selective liberal arts institution enrolling approximately 1000 students. Founded in 1775, it has been in continuous operation for 243 years, making it the tenth oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Our beautiful 1300-acre campus includes hiking/biking trails, a Frisbee golf course and an adventure high ropes and zip line course. The campus is less than 7 miles from downtown Farmville, which includes a historic walkable downtown with a local brewery, art and craft galleries, restaurants, and a rails-to-trail state park that extends over 15 miles in each direction from town. Five additional state parks are located within 30 miles and offer camping, fishing, hiking, boating, swimming, and horseback riding. Farmville is also home to Longwood University and the Moton Museum, which is listed on the US Civil Rights Trail. Farmville is located 65 miles west of Richmond, 50 miles east of Lynchburg, and 75 miles south of Charlottesville, providing abundant opportunities for cultural and artistic resources, field trips, and employment opportunities for partners.
Hampden-Sydney is one of four liberal arts colleges in the United States dedicated to the education of men, and our mission is to educate "good men and good citizens in an atmosphere of sound learning." As a community, we are dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women and minoritized groups. Hampden-Sydney College values diversity, prohibits discrimination, and is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.