Intercultural Student Affairs - 370000
Description of University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge
Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global
citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in
creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational
Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings
people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge,
to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and
embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the
University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls more than
20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more
than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
A master's degree in student development, higher education
administration, counseling, psychology, sociology, social justice,
or other fields related to the delivery of services to a university
Three (3) or more years experience; and demonstrated experience of
working effectively with meeting the needs of a diverse student
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Assistant Director is responsible for promoting the academic
and personal growth of students from minoritized and marginalized
populations, with emphasis on providing resources, support,
mentorship, advising, and programming across all multicultural
affinity groups and student organizations. In this role, the
Assistant Director works to ensure that multicultural programs and
issues are broadly visible aspects of the social and intellectual
life of the campus through the work of the Office of Intercultural
Student Affairs. This includes overseeing one of the centers
(Multicultural, Women's, or the Henderson Springs LGBT Center),
coordinating volunteer staff, and supervising a Graduate Assistant
(GA). This is a key position within the Division of Student
Development and reports to the Associate Director of Intercultural
- Supervise one Graduate Assistant (GA) and assist the GA in the
daily operations of the one of the centers (Multicultural, Women's,
or Henderson Springs LGBT Centers) including coordinating volunteer
staff and center initiatives.
- Co-advise student organizations.
- Mentor and advise students from minoritized and marginalized
- Coordinate and manage activities, such as monthly cultural
awareness observances, activities and other events.
- Assist in the coordination of ASCEND Orientation and Mentoring
- Recruit, train, promote, and coordinate opportunities for
- Oversight of marketing and publicity materials for the
- Design, implement and assess inclusive excellence training
programs for student leaders, residence halls, and student clubs
- Serve on committees within student affairs and across the
campus community to address issues of diversity and inclusion.
- Collaborate with offices across campus that contributes to the
education and development of all students.
- Assist in oversight of the dissemination of resources,
activities, and amenities to students through social media, email,
electronic bulletin boards, departmental calendar, etc.
- Assist the director in providing front-line support and
referral services for all students who contact the office for
- Assist the Director of Intercultural Student Affairs ( ISA )
with coordinating the student staff recruitment, selection, and
- Other duties as assigned.
Suggested Salary Range
Physical Demands of Position
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach required documents:
List of References with Contact Information or include a minimum of
3 professional references in the application.
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in
access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect
to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis
of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and
expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status,
genetic information or sexual orientation.
Director of Human Resources/ EEO Officer
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
ADA /504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources
Office of Disability Resources
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian
We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity,
equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.
We understand that the successful implementation of diversity,
equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the
entire university community, including alumni and official
university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an
influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning
opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work
collectively to achieve a just experience for all.
We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an
equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are
safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions,
and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity
opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness,
justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university