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Assistant Director for Intercultural Student Affairs

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 10, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Chief Student Affairs Officers & Vice Presidents, Disabled Student Services, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Title Assistant Director for Intercultural Student Affairs Position Number 044751 Department 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.

Minimum Qualifications
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 student population.

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 application materials. License/Certification Required 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 populations.

* 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 volunteers.

* Oversight of marketing and publicity materials for the office.

* Design, implement and assess diversity training programs for student leaders, residence halls, and student clubs and organizations.

* 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 assistance.

* 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 assigned. Suggested Salary Range $48,000 - 51,000 Physical Demands of Position
General office environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities are performed with or without reasonable accommodation. Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach required documents:
Cover Letter
List a minimum of 3 professional references in the application or attach a List of References with Contact Information AA/EEO Statement

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 community.

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