Coordinator of Hispanic Serving Institution Initiatives

New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Jul 17, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Coordinator of Hispanic Serving Institution Initiatives

Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


This position serves in a multi-functional role supporting the entire Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion on project development, coordination and completion. The Coordinator of Hispanic Serving Institution Initiatives maintains responsibility for developing, monitoring, maintaining and organizing assigned projects and initiatives related to diversity, equity and inclusion from preliminary phase activities to completion.

REPORTS TO: Executive Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

  1. Assist the Executive Director in developing and implementing strategies to see that projects and initiatives are successfully completed.
  2. Coordinate efforts with members of the community to work towards the institutional goal of becoming a Hispanic Serving Institution, including the planning and development of related strategic initiatives.
  3. Coordinate, implement and communicate the tracking, scheduling and execution for the Hispanic Community Partnership Program.
  4. Serve as the staff liaison for the Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities and regularly provide updates to the DEI staff and Adelphi University community.
  5. Assist with development efforts and/or projects to promote, cultivate and engage diverse staff members at the University.
  6. Prepare and maintain financial accounting records appropriate to assigned projects.
  7. Contribute to the content of each month's DEI newsletter.
  8. Ability to handle confidential information and requests with discretion.
  9. Develop and deliver in-person and online presentations.
  10. Perform other related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: (Knowledge, skills and abilities)
  1. Ability to manage and work as part of a team.
  2. Excellent communication skills.
  3. Strong project management skills.
  4. Effective time management, documentation, and organizational skills.
  5. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  6. Accurate and precise attention to detail.
  7. Ability to work independently and collaborate with others.
  8. Discretion, diplomacy, and confidentiality on a wide range of issues.
  9. Self-motivated and self-directed.

  1. Bachelor's degree required.
  2. Minimum of three years in project management experience or in a similar position.
  3. Previous successful experience organizing, managing and reporting on multiple priorities, activities and projects concurrently.
  4. Experience working in an office and/or educational setting required.
  5. Bilingual (Spanish/English) fluency, preferred.


Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university dedicated to transforming students' lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island's oldest private coeducational university, serving almost 8,000 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers more than 60 undergraduate programs, more than 65 master's degree and doctoral programs, and more than 35 certificate programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 116,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of students from 43 states and 64 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the region.

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