Student Life Program Director (Student Diversity) Location:
Atlanta, Georgia Regular/Temporary:
Regular Full/Part Time:
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About Us Diversity is one of Georgia Tech's greatest strengths. With an underrepresented population of 45 percent, Georgia Tech is one of the most diverse universities in the world. We have students who represent every state in the nation and more than 100 countries of the world. Georgia Tech students should graduate knowing how to learn, live, work, and lead in a global world.Student Diversity Programs provides an institutionalized approach for meeting the co-curricular needs of students by coordinating and planning educational opportunities that enhance interaction and learning across groups. Through intentional programs like Diversity Week, the MLK Student Celebration, the Power Over Prejudice Summit, and Diversity Through the Arts, the Office assists the campus in understanding, appreciating, and celebrating Tech's rich cultural diversity. Workshops and training opportunities are available for students, student groups, faculty, staff, and departments. The Office of Student Diversity Programs annually provides training for more than 800 students, faculty, and staff and present workshops that reach more than 5,000 individuals. Job Summary Responsible for the design, implementation, management, and evaluation for one or more Student Life Programs. Serves as a campus agent in promoting programs and coordinates student involvement and support for those opportunities. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: student, parents, faculty members, representatives of community organizations. This position typically will advise and counsel: students and campus representatives. This position may supervise: students, interns and staff.Responsibilities
Provides administrative leadership and support services for one or more unique Student Life Programs. Advises student programs, organizations and groups.Oversees all administrative aspects of the program including budget development, office resources, records management, etc. Responsible for project direction, coordination, planning, design, and management.Participates in creating assessment tools and evaluates program initiatives.Serves as a liaison between staff, faculty, and the community.Develops and conducts workshops in area of expertise. Provide advice and support to faculty and staff members in service learning or co-curricular programs.Provide resources and training for students related to safety and liability issues involved in programming.Writes and disseminates material to assist students in making informed decisions and/ or explain university policies and procedures.Participate in recruitment, selection, and formal leadership training of student leaders.Develop marketing and promotion student programs.Perform other duties as assigned
Master's Degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Other Required Qualifications
Overnight travel requifeed for project delivery; flexibility in on-site daily service delivery hours degree in Higher Education/Student Affairs or related (due to client shift schedules, project requifeements).
Four to six years of job related experience
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Previous experience with student information systems for higher education (ie Banner)
Preferred Educational Qualifications
Master's Degree in Higher Education/Student Affairs
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
This job requires the ability to work independently; excellent communication skills (verbal and written); proven project management experience and organizational skills; ability to multi-task with multiple deadlines; basic knowledge of office related computer applications.
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