Assistant Director for Intercultural Student Affairs
Intercultural Student Affairs - 370000
Description of University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge
Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global
citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in
creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational
Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings
people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge,
to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and
embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the
University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about
20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more
than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
A master’s degree in student development, higher education
administration, counseling, psychology, sociology, social justice,
or other fields related to the delivery of services to a university
Three (3) or more related years of experience; and demonstrated
experience of working effectively with meeting the needs of a
diverse student population.
Strong written communication skills as demonstrated in the
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
* Supervise one Graduate Assistant (GA) and assist the GA in the
daily operations of one of the centers (Multi-Cultural, Women’s, or
Henderson Springs LGBTQ+ Centers) including coordinating volunteer
staff and center initiatives.
* Co-advise Black Student Association.
* Mentor and advise students from underrepresented
* Coordinate and manage activities, such as monthly cultural
awareness observances, activities, and other events.
* Coordinate the annual Multicultural Awards Celebration.
* Coordinate Orientation and Mentoring Program.
* Recruit, train, promote, and coordinate opportunities for student
* Oversight of marketing and publicity materials for the
* Design, implement and assess diversity training programs for
student leaders, residence halls, and student clubs and
* Serve on committees within student affairs and across the campus
community to address issues of diversity and inclusion.
* Collaborate with offices across campus that contributes to the
education and development of all students.
* Assist in oversight of the dissemination of resources,
activities, and amenities to students through social media, email,
electronic bulletin boards, departmental calendar, etc.
* Assist the director in providing front-line support and referral
services for all students who contact the office for
* Assist the Director and Associate Director of Intercultural
Student Affairs ( ISA ) with the coordination of the student staff
recruitment, selection, and training processes. Other duties as
Suggested Salary Range
$48,000 - 51,000
Physical Demands of Position
General office environment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities are performed with or without
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach required documents:
List a minimum of 3 professional references in the application or
attach a List of References with Contact Information
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in
access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect
to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis
of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and
expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status,
genetic information or sexual orientation.
Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian
We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity,
equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.
We understand that the successful implementation of diversity,
equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the
entire university community, including alumni and official
university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an
influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning
opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work
collectively to achieve a just experience for all.
We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an
equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are
safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions,
and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity
opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness,
justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university