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Program Coordinator, Center for Inclusive Excellence (part-time)

Framingham State University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 7, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration
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Company Description:

Framingham State University is a vibrant comprehensive liberal arts institution located in the MetroWest suburbs of Boston, which integrates an academically challenging liberal arts education with workforce preparation programs. Founded in 1839, FSU enrolls about 4,000 undergraduates and 1,200 graduate and professional students. FSU offers 35 bachelor's degrees with 55 specialized concentrations, 63 minors, and 26 master's degree programs, in a highly personalized teaching environment. Our community takes pride in empowering student success by providing a superior education, leading research and innovation opportunities, and a strong first-year experience.

At FSU, we are deeply committed to inclusive excellence, encouraging a supportive, diverse and collaborative learning environment, and providing culturally relevant education. We are honored that our commitment earned FSU six Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Awards from INSIGHT Into Diversity and that we are the only public institution in Massachusetts recognized in 2018, 2019, and 2020. FSU is designated as an emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities and also belongs to the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Inclusive Excellence community, providing national leadership in science education and exploring strategies that will lead to more inclusive science education. We encourage applications from those who share our commitment to promoting a diverse, welcoming, and inclusive community.

Our founding motto, LIVE TO THE TRUTH, was said at the end of each class by beloved first principal, Cyrus Peirce, who sought to discover and teach "truth in theory and principle...truth in spirit and motive...truth in manner and form...truth intellectual and truth moral." Principal Bagnall found this motto "speaks of sincerity of spirit...of intensity of effort, of resolution to succeed, of joy in achievement." LIVE TO THE TRUTH continues to guide our institution in practice and endeavor. If you share in this quest for truth and a commitment to living it fully, make the next chapter of your career the best chapter at Framingham State University.

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Job Description:


The Center for Inclusive Excellence at Framingham State University seeks to hire a part-time (18 hours/week) Program Coordinator to provide effective management of initiatives and programs related to the Center for Inclusive Excellence's mission including the Olivia A. Davidson Voices of Color Lecture Series, Intercultural Graduation Ceremony, and Heritage Awareness Month programs. The Program Coordinator is responsible for management of operations and logistics including scheduling of events, marketing and promotion, and content creation for social media. The successful candidate will develop and maintain relationships with a variety of constituents and will support student groups with educational programming and resources. This position requires afternoon and evening availability with occasional weekend commitments.




Director, Center for Inclusive Excellence


  • Provide operations and logistics planning for Center for Inclusive Excellence programs: maintain the event calendar, schedule events, reserve spaces, book catering, create marketing materials and promote Center activities, and manage and update social media channels.
  • Assist with mentorship of student affinity groups.
  • Represent the CIE at admissions and enrollment related events such as FSU open houses, Rams Rising Accepted Student Events, orientation, and Black and Gold Beginnings.
  • Participate in outreach phone calls and other communication efforts to students/families in support of retention efforts.
  • Supervise, train, mentor student workers (when applicable).
  • Other duties as assigned by Director related to the overall mission of the CIE and the changing needs of the communities at Framingham State University.


The working conditions and physical demands listed here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This position requires afternoon and evening availability with occasional weekend commitments.
  • Most work will be conducted in an office environment on the Framingham State University campus, with regular travel between buildings and offices.
  • Physical demands including long hours viewing computer monitor and typing on keyboard; prolonged periods of sitting, standing, or walking; lifting boxes up to 30 pounds.
  • Some work may be completed remotely at the discretion of the supervisor.




  • Bachelor's Degree required.

Work Experience:

  • Experience working with college students in a university setting (preferred).
  • Experience creating and delivering events and programs in an educational or organizational setting.
  • Experience fostering inclusive learning and working environments for individuals and groups across different backgrounds and identities, and centering those from minoritized groups (Black, Indigenous, students of color, LGBTQ+ students, undocumented students, students with disabilities, first-generation students, and more).


  • Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of diversity, inclusion, social justice, and antiracism.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Strong organization and attention to detail, time management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively, build coalitions, and sustain partnerships.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Canva or other design software, and social media platforms.
  • Strong administrative skills and ability to work independently with minimum supervision.


  • Candidates who are bilingual in English and Spanish or English and Portuguese are strongly encouraged to apply.

Additional Information:

This is a part-time non-benefited, contract position, not to exceed 18 hours per week. This position requires afternoon and evening availability with occasional weekend commitments. The pay rate is $25 per hour.

It is the policy of Framingham State University that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including booster if eligible, before they begin employment. Proof of the COVID-19 vaccine is required of all individuals hired by FSU, to be verified after a verbal offer of employment has been accepted, and before employment begins. Prospective employees may submit a request for a medical or religious exemption to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement to Human Resources. Furthermore, FSU employees must wear a mask inside certain campus spaces.

Framingham State University conducts criminal history and sexual offender record checks on recommended finalists prior to final employment for all positions.

Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

Candidates must apply online by submitting:

  • Cover Letter,
  • Resume/CV,
  • Equity and Inclusion Statement*,
  • Names and contact information for three (3) professional references.

*The Equity and Inclusion Statement is an opportunity for candidates to discuss professional skills, experience and/or willingness to engage in activities that would enhance the university's efforts to promote a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Equity and inclusion statements will be considered as part of a transparent and comprehensive review of candidate application materials.

For full consideration, application materials must be received by August 22, 2022. However, applications may continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

Framingham State University only accepts application materials through our online application system. We are unable to accept application materials through mail, email, fax, or hand delivery. If you experience technical issues with the online application process, please submit a helpdesk ticket.

Framingham State University understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance, please contact the Human Resources Office at 508-626-4530 or


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