Job Location: Bethany Campus - Bethany, OK
Position Type: Staff Full-Time
Education Level: 4 Year Degree
Travel Percentage: Up to 25%
The Intercultural Student Engagement Coordinator will report to the Director of ILE.
The essential duties of the Student Engagement Coordinator will be to provide leadership to the ILE Student Societies: Black Student Society (BSS), Hispanic Latin-x Student Society (HLSS), International Student Society (ISS), and the Student Society of Women (SSW). In collaboration with the Director of ILE, the Student Engagement Coordinator will execute the institution-wide integrated strategic DEI-ILE plan to ensure diversity, inclusion, equity, respect, and the promotion of reconciliation is revealed in the University community. The primary goal is that the culture will reflect and model an intercultural and culturally responsive community.
- Provide leadership and support to the ILE Student Leaders/Societies to build robust intercultural student societies, events, and programming.
- Attend and support all ILE Student Events in the Fall and Spring Semesters.
- Co-serve as the Staff Representative on S.A.L.T (Student Activities and Leadership Team).
- Manage and responsibly maintain ILE Student Society Budgets, Supplies, and Inventory.
- Maintain relationships with and support the ILE Student Society Staff/Faculty Sponsors.
- Oversee the International Student Care Team. In collaboration with the Director of ILE, ensure care and support for CUGS/PGS International students.
- Represent Intercultural Learning and Engagement during campus visit days, Storm Surge, and New Student Institute, when requested by the Director of ILE.
- In collaboration with the AVP for Student Success, advocate and be an ally for students from diverse cultural backgrounds on matters related to their academic success and holistic development.
- Stay up to date on current research and trends related to intercultural student services (i.e., attend conferences, maintain memberships, review books, articles, and journals, etc.).
- Additional duties as assigned.
- Southern Nazarene University is an expression of the Church of the Nazarene. According to SNU policy, all faculty and staff must possess a strong personal Christian commitment and be committed to the SNU mission to make Christ-like disciples through higher education in a Christ centered community.
- A well- developed understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion and the importance and ability to execute an institutional DEI strategic plan.
- Highly developed capacity of cultural responsiveness.
- Exceptional verbal and writing skills, capable of communicating persuasively with a wide variety of audiences, but especially with university faculty, staff, and students.
- Ability to articulate concepts of DEI within a Christian foundation and aligned with the social issue positions of the Church of the Nazarene.
- Ability to prioritize multiple demands in a fast-paced work environment.
- Typing and spelling competency.
- Experience with various computer software applications.
- Collaborative and strategic leadership style is expected to effectively work with key University leaders and stakeholders to foster healthy long-term relationships with the University’s many constituents.
- Knowledge and experience recruiting, developing, and leading teams.
- Influential interpersonal skills that develop long-term relationships and partnerships.
- Undergraduate degree.
Receives supervision and work assignments from a designated supervisor, although other staff members in the unit may provide work direction.
May be responsible for the coordination of work assignments for student employees.
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Generous benefit structure including family health insurance plan (shared cost), long term disability, dental insurance, group life insurance, retirement matching, tuition remission, vacation, sick leave, personal days, and holidays.