Coordinator, African American Student Initiatives

Employer
Northern Kentucky University
Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
May 19, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time


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Working Title Coordinator, African American Student Initiatives Department Student Affairs Compensation Title Coordinator Position Number 30000345 Position Status Regular Work Schedule
Monday-Friday 8:15 a.m. – 4:30
Some evening and weekend hours may be required. Hours per Week 37.5 Months per Year 12 Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University ( NKU ) seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through the diversity of its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.

Purpose of Position
Reporting to the Director of African American Student Initiatives, the individual selected for this position will assist in the implementation of academic, social, cultural, leadership and professional development programs and activities in support of the department, Division of Student Affairs and university missions. Primary Responsibilities
1. Enhance, coordinate and oversee the NKU R.O.C.K.S. Program (Freshman Transition Retention Program)
2. Develop and coordinate programming to promote diversity, cultural awareness, and inclusion within the campus community
3. Design and implement, and plan support, educational enrichment, and retention initiatives for African American students (sophomore, junior, and transfer students)
4. Provide guidance and make appropriate referrals for students on educational, financial, personal, and career matters
5. Maintain student records and contact data and monitor student performance.
6. Develop effective positive relationships with various campus and external constituents
7. Advise and provide developmental assistance to student organizations.
8. Supervise student workers and graduate students and assign adequate responsibilities.
9. Support the goals and mission of the Center for Student Inclusiveness ( CSI ) Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree and one year of related work experience required.

• Experience with promoting cross-cultural/ intersectionality communication and advancing social justice
• Strong sense of initiative and creativity
• Experience in developing and facilitating study skills workshops and seminars
• Experience working with NPHC and/or predominantly Black student organizations
• Enthusiasm and ability to motivate and inspire students to excel
• Understanding of and sensitivity to the needs of non-traditional aged and commuter students
• Excellent communication and time management skills
• Budget and database management

Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to undergo a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged. Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Preferred Education Master's Degree Minimum Experience 1 year Salary tbd Pay Grade S67
Requisition Number 2021S1354 Job Open Date 05/19/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/10264 Is this an internal only posting? Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What related experience in your background would make you a good candidate for this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. What is your highest level of education?
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree or higher
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents

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