Assistant Director of the Multicultural Center

Posting Details

Position Title

Assistant Director of the Multicultural Center

Additional Information

With the opening of a new Multicultural Center, Ball State University is looking for an Assistant Director to serve until June 30, 2022. This is a full-time temporary position with an excellent benefits package.

Benefits and Community

https://www.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/humanresources/jobs/benefits-and-community/professional-staff

Relocation

https://www.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/humanresources/jobs/working-at-ball-state/relocation

FLSA

Administrative Exemption

Hrs/Week

40

Length of Assignment

Fiscal Year - FT Contract

Position Function

Represent the Multicultural Center at various events; coordinate campus-wide educational and awareness programs; supervise the EXCEL Mentor program, especially in the absence of the Director.

Minimum Education

Master’s degree from an accredited college or university by August 1, 2021.

Minimum Experience

At least one year experience working in higher education in the area of diversity, inclusion and/or multicultural issues.

Minimum Other

Evidence of skills in programming, organization, communication, advising and program development.

Authorization to work in the US

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Education

Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, or related fields.

Preferred Experience

At least one year of a graduate assistantship or professional experience in higher education in student affairs administration; experience working with students of color; experience working with student organizations; experience with intervention strategies for at-risk students.

Preferred Other

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised

Graduate Assistant.

Required Certifications

EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO /AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

Department

Multicultural Ctr:151030

Department Information

Department Email or Phone Number

765-285-1344

Duties & Responsibilities

Ranking

1

Job Duty

Coordinate and oversee EXCEL Mentor program (Summer Institute and fall series) designed to prepare students for their freshman year.

Ranking

2

Job Duty

Plan and organize the Center’s cultural series program which includes cultural entertainment and educational programs open to campus and community members.

Ranking

3

Job Duty

Develop and coordinate all office publications and publicity.

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4

Job Duty

Coordinate the annual Welcome Back Celebration.

Ranking

5

Job Duty

Collect and compile data on activities of the office for the development of reports.

Ranking

6

Job Duty

Serve as a resource and referral agent for students with personal or academic concerns.

Ranking

7

Job Duty

Coordinate and collaborate with other campus and academic departments in providing educational programs for students.

Ranking

8

Job Duty

Represent the Center at Preview Days, Summer Orientation, and other Admission’s functions as assigned.

Ranking

9

Job Duty

Support the Director in developing retention strategies for students of color.

Ranking

10

Job Duty

Develop and implement award and recognition activities.

Ranking

11

Job Duty

Advise student organizations.

Ranking

12

Job Duty

Provide support to the Director in planning, facilitation, and assessment of the Teen Works Summer Program.

Ranking

13

Job Duty

Recruit, select, train and supervise Peer Advocate Leaders for the MOSAIC program.

Ranking

14

Job Duty

Serve as coordinator of Unity Week activities and chair of the Unity Connections Conference Committee.

Ranking

15

Job Duty

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Posting Number

202100694P

Number of Vacancies

1

Desired Start Date

05/24/2021

Position End Date (if temporary)

06/30/2022

Open Date

03/29/2021

Applications Accepted Through Date

04/12/2021

Open Until Filled

No

Information regarding transcripts

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Undergraduate Transcripts
  2. Master's Transcripts


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