Asst. Dir Multicultural

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Classification Title:

Student Services Program Coordinator II

Internal Title:

Asst. Dir Multicultural



Work County:



Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support


SAAS Student Life

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Advertised Salary Range:

$35,568 FLSA minimum

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Part/Full Time:

Full Time

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Work Schedule:

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position:

Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

Basis :

12 months

Job Search Category:

Student Services

About UofSC:

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)

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Advertised Job Summary:

The assistant director will primarily oversee cultural awareness programming for the office of multicultural student affairs (OMSA) to increase awareness and understanding of identity, cultural diversity and social justice. The assistant director will work to increase the volume and visibility of the university’s cultural awareness programming and broaden the impact of these efforts through collaboration with campus partners and student organizations. As a member of the multicultural student affairs team, the assistant director also will provide departmental support and guidance on effective methods for retaining and providing cultural support to historically marginalized identities, the unit’s diversity education programs, and provides individual support to students in their academic and personal development.

The primary responsibilities of the assistant director for Multicultural Student Affairs include:
•Develop and implement programs and activities that build cultural/diversity awareness and foster understanding acceptance
•Collaborate, support, and develop programs that promote diversity and inclusion within the Carolina Community
•Collaborate, promote, and provide leadership to student initiatives, including advising student organizations
•Develop and facilitate educational workshops for students, faculty, and staff addressing relevant student and community issues related to diversity, equity, and or inclusion

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Masters degree in Student Services or related field and 1 year related experience, or bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience. In addition, this position requires a variable work schedule. Evening and weekend hours will be required.


Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a team and with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures and backgrounds. Experience needed in advising students and student organizations, as well as, programming and budgeting skills.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by June 26, 2021.

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EEO Statement:

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/5/2021
Application Due: 6/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time