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STUDENT DIVERSITY CENTER, PROGRAM MANAGER

Employer
University of Washington Bothell
Location
Washington, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 19, 2021

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling, Disabled Student Services, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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STUDENT DIVERSITY CENTER, PROGRAM MANAGER

Req #: 193310 Department: UW BOTHELL- DIVERSITY CENTER Job Location: UW Bothell Posting Date: 07/19/2021 Closing Info: Open Until Filled Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience Shift: First Shift Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

Although open until filled, the priority application date is Friday, August 6th, 2021 As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.

Located in the heart of the Puget Sound region, the University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamic public universities in the state of Washington. The campus is committed to increasing access to an excellent UW education and preparing students to be leaders throughout Washington and beyond.

UW Bothell provides students a participatory, cross-disciplinary experience grounded in hands-on learning, community-based research, close relationships with faculty as teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who are dedicated to student success.

The campus offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate degrees. Current enrollment is approximately 6,000 students. More than 90 percent of undergraduates are from Washington State, more than 40% are first-generation college attendees, and more than half are students of color.

The University values hiring faculty and staff who have demonstrated experience and ability to work successfully with diverse student populations and who can contribute to a campus culture that promotes equity among colleagues.

Diversity and inclusion are core values at UW Bothell. Our work begins with the acceptance and celebration of the differences that are represented through the many diverse and minoritized communities on our campus and in the surrounding community. We recognize that we are bound together in a collective experience and that our actions impact all in our community. When we focus on the lives of the most marginalized groups among us, we also create conditions of equity, justice and academic excellence for everyone.

The three priorities of the University’s current Strategic Plan - Increasing Access, Achieving Excellence are to: strengthen diversity and equity, enhance community and campus engagement, and advance cross-disciplinary teaching and scholarship.

In addition to having award winning faculty and staff, UW Bothell has been recognized for innovations in academic programming and support services designed to help students graduate on time and debt-free. It has also earned both recognition and awards for its work in the area of environmental sustainability.

Under the direction of the Director of the Diversity Center, the Program Manager will have primary responsibility for the planning, development, implementation, and assessment of programs, trainings and services offered by the Diversity Center to engage and support minoritized students, with a focus on undocumented and LGBTQIA+ students at the University of Washington Bothell. The Program Manager is responsible for assisting the Director in identifying opportunities, collaborating and maintaining relationships and partnerships within University of Washington Bothell and the community to create, develop, and implement programs and services that support the retention and academic success of minoritized LGBTQIA+, and undocumented students.

The Program Manager will oversee the Undocumented services and programs within the Student Diversity Center. The Program Manager is will also be responsible for providing development oversight for LGBTQIA+ services and programs within the Diversity Center, The Program Manager will meet with students, faculty, and staff to assess needs and create appropriate programs, trainings, and services to meet the needs of UW Bothell's undocumented and LGBTQIA+ student population.

Our mission is to advocate for and collaborate with others to support a safe and inclusive campus community where resources will promote equity and social justice for all students, advocate and support students through education, and foster student success to marginalized and underrepresented communities at the University. The Diversity Center is by students and for students.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Curriculum and Program Development:

• Design, coordinate, and deliver educational, cultural workshops and events which focus on diversity, inclusion and social justice, with an emphasis in programming and advocacy for undocumented student populations.
• Design curriculum for undocu ally training and LGBTQIA+ training that is UW Bothell focused and draws from national best practices.
• Develop, assess, and revise learning outcomes for student staff, programs, and department.
• Collaborate with other departments to create inclusive and diverse programs that promote equity and inclusion with a social justice framework.
• Oversee ongoing social justice and diversity facilitations and trainings such as the undocu ally training and safer space training.
• Conduct ongoing program assessment of trainings and services provided by the Student Diversity Center.
• Develop and maintain website and other UW Bothell materials to provide current information to undocumented students, their families and allies.

Education and Training:

• Oversee academic, social, and cultural programs and services that promote the academic success or minoritized students on campus.
• Assist in training student staff in facilitating intergroup dialogue facilitation.
• Facilitate intergroup dialogue sessions with Diversity Center student workers.

Support Services:

• Provide a support network, including outreach, advocacy and other support services for all minoritized students on campus.
• Serve as a subject matter expert in pertaining to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and federal immigration law and Policy as well as LGBTQIA+ law and policy.
• Oversee the creation and organization of programs and services in support of the academic success, retention, and graduation of undocumented and LGBTQIA+ students who come from low-income backgrounds.
• Advise the Husky Dream Team and provide support and guidance around program development, outreach, and leadership.
• Support students in one-on-one meetings with immigration status documentation.

Collaboration with University Partners:

• Work collaboratively with a wide range of partners (campus, off-campus, regional and national) in advocating for undocumented students and LGBTQIA+ students based on situational needs or circumstances.
• Identify, cultivate and maintain relationships with local, regional, and national referrals in support of undocumented students and LGBTQIA+ students.

Supervision of Student Employees:

• Provide supervision of student workers year-round. The Program manager will support with the hiring, training, evaluation, and supervision of the student workers.
• Attend scheduled meetings with student employees to advise them and support them with programming for the Diversity Center.
• Supervise, hire, train, and evaluate the Media, Marketing, and Design Interns for the Diversity Center.

Other duties as Assigned):

• Serve and participate on University committees as assigned or designated. Other duties as assigned by their supervisor, Director of Diversity Center or the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Equity.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Counseling, or related field of study.
• Minimum of three years of experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion work in higher education, and/or full-time professional experience in program management or student services.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Proven commitment to diversity, inclusion, and social justice and to serving the needs of a diverse population with cultural humility and sensitivity.
• Experience working with students from low income, traditionally underserved, and traditionally disadvantaged backgrounds (i.e. former foster youth, undocumented, and LGBTQIA+ etc.).
• Experience developing, planning, and implementing workshops or other programming aimed at supporting minoritized students, including undocumented and LGBTQIA+ students.
• Requires exceptional and effective communication skills, including listening, written and verbal with a broadly diverse student population.
• High level of courtesy, patience and ability to work well in a team environment.
• Must be able to manage highly sensitive and confidential communications with discretion and integrity.
• Excellent judgment, initiative and independence.
• Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

DESIRED EXPERIENCE

• General knowledge of DACA laws and the effect on undocumented students.
• General knowledge of LGBTQIA+ laws, and the effect on the LGBTQIA+ community.
• Master’s degree in Education, Counseling, or related field of study.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

• This position requires occasional evening and limited weekend commitments that relate directly to programming responsibilities. There are periods of intensive programming throughout the year, which may require additional hours beyond the normal work week.

Application Process:
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law .



Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability , and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu .

COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT

Per Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.1 , employees of higher education and healthcare institutions must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than October 18, 2021 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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