Diversity and Inclusion Statement
Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcome and supported. General Summary
This position reports to the Director of Multicultural Student Success within the Division of Student Affairs providing overall supervision and direction to The Cultural and Resource Centers (Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Cultural Center, Black Cultural Center, The Latinx Cultural Center, and The LGBTQA Resource Center) supervising four full-time professionals, graduate assistant(s)/intern(s) and several hourly student employees. Additionally, this position serves as the primary undocumented student liaison charged with designing, implementing, and evaluating programs and processes addressing the needs of undocumented students. Furthermore, this Associate Director serves as a member of the OMSS leadership team providing specialized insight on departmental strategy assessing and addressing campus climate and outreach and communication.
The position is within an identity-based center model that acknowledges and affirms the importance of intersectional and holistic student development.
Responsibilities & Duties
Education & Experience
- Supervise, train, and develop four full-time coordinators, graduate assistants, undergraduate interns, and hourly student employees.
- Support the mission by providing administrative and strategic vision and leadership to the OMSS cultural and resource centers promoting an inclusive environment to support student success including: program design, assessment, budget management.
- Collaborate with the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity, Office of General Counsel, Institutional Research, University Counseling Services, and other key stakeholders in the strategic design, implementation, and evaluation of holistic support services for undocumented students including institutional and non-institutional student referral sources and advising the DePaul community on best practices.
- Success outreach and communication including branding, marketing, and communication strategy.
- Oversee the assessment and reporting of the effectiveness of programs and services addressing campus climate and inclusion.
- Serve on the university, divisional, and departmental committees as assigned.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Master’s degree in Education, Counseling, Student Services, Human Services or related field
- 4-6 years of experience working in a higher education setting, with an emphasis on developing programs for underrepresented student populations
- Experience supervising professional or graduate-level staff
- Experience in community development, program management, and advising with demonstrated knowledge and understanding of race/ethnicity, class, college access, and gender/sexuality issues
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of immigration issues and policies
- Direct supervision of four full-time professional staff and up to two graduate assistants and/or hourly student employees.
- Indirect supervision of graduate assistants and hourly student employees.
- Provide oversight and accountability for assigned budget resources of $300,000.
Other Skills & Abilities Required
- Computer experience in Microsoft Office including: Word, Access, Excel ,and Outlook
- Excellent individual, group, and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated ability and sensitivity in working with diverse populations
For consideration, please include a resume and cover letter. Your cover letter should address:
- supervisory experience
- experience with developing programs for underrepresented student populations
- experience in supporting undocumented students
- experience with assessment and evaluation
Salary & Benefits Package:
- Some weekend and evening hours are required components of this position
DePaul offers a comprehensive package including competitive pay and benefits to attract and retain the best talent in order to further the University's mission. For more information, please visit the following pages: Full-Time BenefitsPart-Time Benefits Required Background Check:
Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check. Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check.
Required COVID-19 Vaccination: Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:
Employment at DePaul University is contingent upon receiving all recommended doses of the COVID-19 vaccine or having a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. To request a medical or religious exemption, please email [email protected].
Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more information, please visit the following pages:Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act Title IX Contact Information
Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX responsibilities. The Title IX Office is on the Lincoln Park campus on the 3rd floor of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue. The Title IX Office can be reached at 312-362-8970 or [email protected] DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer
. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.