Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Number

Classification Title
SUA 2- Assistant Director of Multicultural Development

Working Title
SUA 2- Assistant Director of Multicultural Development

Employee Group

Bargaining Unit

Main Campus

Inclusive Excellence

Pay Rate

Employment Type
Regular FT

Work Schedule

Some evenings and weekends

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

The Assistant Director of Multicultural Development is a 12-month position which serves as a member of the Office for Inclusive Excellence in the division of Student Affairs. Reporting to the Director of the Office for Inclusive Excellence, the incumbent provides leadership and direction for diversity and inclusion as it pertains to campus-wide activities and programs. Central to the mission of the office is the focus on student success both inside and outside of the classroom. As such, the incumbent will work closely with academic and student affairs staff to assist in the support and development of sound academic and personal growth experiences for students. In addition, the incumbent will incorporate learning outcomes as the conceptual framework for the development of programs and initiatives to help students achieve greater cultural and global competencies. Additional responsibilities include developing and implementing collaborative efforts between the Office for Inclusive Excellence and various campus partners with an emphasis on student leadership, supporting strategic enrollment efforts and working as an effective member of a team.

Manage all programs and activities related to Multicultural Development including program development, web resources, recruitment, information sessions, orientation sessions, student recognitions, and assessment of such programs.

Further develop and oversee the Black Male Initiative Program to increase engagement of students, faculty, and staff as well as maintain and expand collaborations with local high schools associated with the program.

Oversee and expand Diversity Dialogues, a student led program designed to foster conversations around an array of topics that impact students.

Manage the day to day activities of the Veteran’s Center, provide support for student veterans and military affiliated students through programming and collaboration with campus and community partners, and serve on the President’s Commission for Veterans and Military Affairs.

Serve as the advisor for the student organization, Black Action Society.

Supervise graduate assistants and student employees.

Collaborate with campus partners to support and execute programming that celebrate various heritage months.

Manage delivery of comprehensive services that create opportunities for social connection and utilization of campus resources with a focus on retention and graduation of all students, primarily students of color.

Provide presentations and training sessions for students, faculty, and staff.

Provide advocacy for students and serve as a liaison with faculty and staff.

Maintain records in compliance with departmental requirements and university standards of confidentiality.

Collect, maintain and compile data for department, university and PASSHE reports.

Collaborate with campus partners on programmatic and developmental initiatives and committees, such as the President’s Commission for Race and Ethnic Diversity, Green and White Scholarship, and Admissions initiatives, that encourage and foster diversity, equity, and inclusion of varying populations.

Maintain budget per university guidelines with the approval of the Director of the Office for Inclusive Excellence.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Student Affairs or related field.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Successful performance in an on-campus interview and presentation.

Preferred Qualifications

Three years graduate and/or professional experience working in a higher education environment and/or with multicultural student populations.

Experience working with student organizations supporting students of color.

Knowledge and experience with recruitment and retention of African American males in higher education.

Demonstrated knowledge of issues facing students in historically underrepresented populations and demonstrated multicultural competency skills.

Posses the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religion, age, disability, age/or veteran status in its programs or activities in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Vice President of Human Resources & Compliance/Title IX Coordinator
008 Old Main Building
104 Maltby Avenue
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057

Respect for Individuals in the Community

Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please provide three professional references in the application. Official transcripts required prior to employment. Recommended candidate will be required to complete criminal background checks, including Act 34 (State Police); Act 151 (Child Abuse); and Federal Criminal ( FBI ) clearance prior to appointment.

Full consideration given to applications received by January 3, 2023.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a master's degree in student affairs or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you able to work nights and weekends as necessary?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • Under 1 year
    • 1-3 years
    • 4-6 years
    • Over 7 years
  4. * Are you currently employed as a SCUPA employee at one of PASSHE's 14 universities?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  3. Unofficial Transcripts 3

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