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Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit
The Office of Intercultural Engagement (OIE) is a part of the Division of Student Affairs. OIE provides many varied opportunities for all UNCG students to have active and meaningful interactions within, and among. and across different areas. Programs and services are designed to reach all students and to develop intercultural competence and a sophisticated understanding of intersectionality. OIE also works with many other departments to promote intercultural competence, inclusion, access, and equity for all community members.
The Assistant Director is part of a team of collegial and dedicated student affairs professionals who work together to engage all UNCG students in inter, intra, and cross-cultural learning and intercultural competency building. The Assistant Director, reporting to the Director of the Office of Intercultural Engagement (OIE) will apply their skills, experience, and knowledge to advance key social justice initiatives which include an intergroup dialogue program; large-scale participatory events that center on learning about privilege and oppression; a leadership, diversity, and inclusion student conference; and a social justice peer educator team. The Assistant Director will work closely with the director and assigned academic areas to build strategic programming and key relationships.
Master’s degree in Student Personnel Services, Higher Education, or a closely related field of study, from a regionally accredited institution.
Three or more years, post Master’s degree, of directly related experience in Student Affairs including direct experience with intercultural programs, services, and events.
Demonstrated awareness of current theory and practice focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion issues related to postsecondary education.
Experience and proven ability in developing, implementing, and assessing successful programs and initiatives directly related to this position with a diverse college-age population in a higher education setting.
Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated success working effectively with diverse groups (including, but not limited to race, ethnicity, ability, gender identity, etc.).
Proven understanding and ability to create an inclusive environment and promote cultural competency in a University setting.
Demonstrated integrity, initiative, dependability, openness, teamwork, a positive attitude
Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
Proven ability to address the needs of student groups and staff and promote a positive campus culture and community.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. The application must be completed in full detail for your qualifications to be considered.
Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:
- Cover Letter
- List of References
Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that include:
- Company Name
- Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic, or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
- Email Address
- Contact Phone Number
Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.
Recruitment Range $47,000 - $49,000 Org #-Department Intercultural Engagement - 44804 Job Open Date 06/30/2022