Program Director for Black Affairs

Classification Title:

Program DIR, Student Affairs

Job Description:

Support the mission by creating inclusive environments by educating the campus community about the culture, heritage, and diversity of multiple identities. Coordinates and plan multicultural and intercultural education activities, trainings, and programs for the campus community that educate and promote awareness, understanding, and appreciation of diversity and multiculturalism on campus. Responsible for developing and implementing programs, activities, and services within MCDA, including social/academic initiatives, scholarship programs, mentoring, and a leadership conference.

Responsible for overall support of the Black/African American community, overall coordination of the Institute of Black Cultures (IBC) facility, Black Enrichment Center space, education, development of alumni, and other support. Oversees UF MLK Celebration and UF Black History Month efforts. Responsible for establishing liaison relationships with various offices and departments. Serve as an advocate on issues, concerns, and problems related to student life. Support various student organizations and leaders.

Responsible for the daily operation of Black Affairs and trains and supervises a graduate assistant, an administrative assistant for the Institute of Black Culture, and 10-25 undergraduate student assistants and volunteers.

Serve and collaborate with the MCDA team to provide leadership that serves students through programming, services, and advocacy. Assist with strategic planning, programming, budgeting, and collaboration.

Responsible for management of programming budget of approximately $20,000 per fiscal year

Assist with assessment projects and evaluating programs that address the needs of students at the University of Florida (UF).

Serve on UF, division, and departmental committees. Interpret UF policy to students, student groups, faculty members, staff members, parents, and the public.

Perform other duties (as assigned).

Expected Salary:


Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience.

EDUCATION & TRAINING: Master’s degree in Student Personnel or related field

- Experience in student affairs or related field
- Experience with diversity, multiculturalism, and social justice preferred
- Experience working with multicultural affairs, particularly with Black/African American students

- Knowledge of multicultural affairs, particularly with Black/African American students

- Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
- Collaborative partnership skills
- Leadership skills
- Strategic visioning skills
- Assessment skills

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must upload a Resume, Cover Letter, and List of Professional References.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

Health Assessment Required: No.

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