Title:Director of Multicultural Center Requisition Code:S2200498 Location:Galloway - Main Campus Job Category:Management Department:Multicultural Center - Student Affairs (310035) Salary:Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive University benefits package. Posted Date:05/23/2022 Overview:Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971. The University’s commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at www.Stockton.edu
This is an in-person on campus, non-remote position.
Successful candidates will be required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccine status prior to their start date. Religious or Medical waivers may be requested at the time of employment offer.
The Director for the Multicultural Center serves as a key member of the Vice President for Student Affairs’ Leadership Council, supporting the university’s commitment to Inclusive Student Success. Reporting to the Dean of Students, the Director for the Multicultural Center will cultivate relationships and resources with campus and community partners to foster community support, engagement, and advocacy for historically underrepresented students in higher education.
- Create and implement departmental goals, objectives, learning outcomes, policies, and operating procedures for the Multicultural Center
- Lead cross-divisional strategies to foster community support, strategies, programs, and learning opportunities that support the engagement, belonging and development of African American, Latinx, Asian and Native American students (ALANA)
- Develop learning experiences to promote students’ cross-racial engagement, racial learning, and literacy
- Provide leadership for the development of cultural heritage programming calendars and other major programs that support student learning about social justice, diversity, and inclusion
- Partner with Student Transition, Access, and Retention (STAR) departments to support student academic and post-graduate success
- Lead divisional research and assessment efforts focused on campus racial climate, historically underrepresented student’s sense of belonging and student learning related to social justice issues
- Partner with the Director of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Center to support women of color and QTPOC students
- Collaborate with Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), Health Outreach, Promotion and Education (HOPE) and other campus partners to cultivate intentional strategies that support the mental health and well-being of underrepresented students.
- Collaborate with campus partners to develop high impact learning experiences for students. Collaborate with University partners to develop pathways to increase the enrollment and success of historically underrepresented students
- Assist the Dean of Students with strategies to support students of concern
- Collaborate with Academic Affairs partners to implement strategic initiatives that support Inclusive Student Success
- Create partnerships with underrepresented students, clubs, and organizations to promote inclusive engagement across campus
- Support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission
- Master’s degree in Student Affairs/Development, Higher Education, or a related area
- Minimum of five years of experience supporting the transition, retention, and academic achievement of diverse students
- Demonstrated experience collaborating with student affairs, enrollment, or faculty partners to support student learning and success
- An understanding of and deep commitment to social justice and demonstrated cultural competence with strong belief in the value of diversity in enriching the learning experience and the quality of life for students
- Earned doctorate in Student Affairs/Higher Education or a related discipline
- Previous professional experience planning, implementing, and assessing programs that build awareness and knowledge to promote social and racial justice
- Demonstrated evidence of knowledge and experience supporting historically underrepresented students and families and/or first-generation
- Strong administrative abilities, including fiscal and budgetary skills, personnel management, organizational change management, and an understanding of technology and database management
Required Documents:Letter of Interest, Resume, Unofficial Transcripts How To Apply:
Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Only electronic documents will be accepted. Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents. All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF
- A letter of interest describing qualifications and accomplishments
- A current resume
- Unofficial transcripts required
- A list of three recent professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email Address and Telephone
- All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check, which may include social intelligence from a consumer reporting agency.
- Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources (Main Campus, J-115) at 609-652-4384, Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm.
- In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
- Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is available at https://www.stockton.edu/police/crime-statistics.html. The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
- Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action. Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.