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Cultural Engagement and Inclusion Coordinator

Title: Cultural Engagement & Inclusion Coordinator

Pay Rate: $45,900 - $56,800.00/per year. Pay will be determined based on related work experience above required. To be considered in determining pay, all related work experience must be listed on the application.

Type of Appointment: Full-Time

Number of Positions: 1

Position #: 100790

Classification: 3m

Department: Equity & Compliance

FLSA Status: Exempt

Required Documents Needed to Upload at Time of Application:

· Resume

· Unofficial Transcripts

· Three Professional References (See below)

Reference check requirements: Non-supervisory roles: three (3) current or former supervisors

Personal references (friends, clergy, customers, relatives) are not considered acceptable references

· Personal references (friends, clergy, customers, relatives) are not considered acceptable references

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Executive Director, Equity & Compliance, the Coordinator for Cultural Engagement and Inclusion will coordinate and enhance the campus wide cultural engagement planning and implementation of inclusion efforts. This position will be responsible for spearheading the Cultural Engagement and Inclusion Committee.

The position will also assist the office of Equity & Compliance in collaboration with Human Resources, the Pellissippi Academic Center of Excellence (PACE), the Stay Strong Student Success Center, Student Engagement and Leadership (SEAL), and other stakeholders in providing ongoing support programs and services for employees and students. The role also supports the college's recruitment and retention of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) employee and student groups.

Essential Functions:

30% Collaborate with college and community stakeholders to develop, implement, and monitor programs to ensure fair and equitable treatment of individuals. Plans and coordinates implementation of culture, cultural, and intellectual diversity events and programs, educational displays, workshops, and social programs. Create and guides efforts in educational, cultural, social, identify development and leadership development programs. Presents on or facilitates workshops on identity development, inclusion, equity, and other diversity related topics.

30% Serves as a coordinator and institutional liaison to develop mutually beneficial relationships and partnerships within the college and the community, including but not limited to being the chair of the Cultural Engagement and Inclusion committee and serving on the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee, and other advisory and action committees and taskforces on strategies that promote a place of inclusion, equity, multiculturalism, and intellectual diversity.

Helps to develop and implements employee-led Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) in collaboration with HR & PACE. Assists in improving college-wide engagement with diverse populations.

20% Provides assistance, advice, coaching and consultation to departments and employees regarding cross-cultural competency, as well as policies and practices from the lens of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Develop, coordinate, and lead cultural engagement, and diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging consistent with the strategic planning to include facilitation and inclusion of college stakeholders. Assists Human Resources department in identifying and participating in recruitment opportunities to attract a more diverse pool of candidates, including serving as an ambassador, attending college and career fairs, etc..

5% Utilize Banner, Argos, 25Live, Pelli-Biz, etc. tools for operational support of the office of Equity & Compliance. Proficient in utilizing Excel spreadsheets and other Microsoft Office software. Coordinate with Foundation office staff to pursue grant opportunities. Assists with budget monitoring and financial activities for grant funding.

5% Coordinate with Marketing & Communications and Event Services to timely and effectively promote and coordinate events. Help create and revise marketing materials for the office of Equity & Compliance.

5% Collaborate with faculty, staff, departments and Campus Deans to coordinate employee and student recruitment and retention programming and initiatives. Assess and monitor program effectiveness and keep administration informed of progress and issues through periodic reporting.

5% Perform other duties as needed.

Note: The College reserves the right to change or reassign job duties, or combine positions at any time.

All employees are expected to engage in strategic institutional efforts related to diversity, equity, and inclusion of marginalized students.

Key Result Areas: This is a brand-new position and much of the work being asked of this individual is happening at the college in silos. This individual will need to be able to balance the demands of the role including time management, organization, and learning/creating a new position, while also negotiating the needs and wants of stakeholders who might be experiencing a variety of feelings about the work of this position. Collaboration, communication, transparency, project management, self-motivation, and agency will be very helpful for the successful candidate.

Job Requirements:

· Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred.

· Minimum of two years of related experience in diversity and/or cultural engagement and inclusion programming

Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience.

Skills & Abilities:

Ability to engage in the College’s mission & values

Effectively handle multiple projects and tasks independently with consistent follow-through

Work flexible hours, including evening and weekends

Multitask with frequent interruption

Work independently with little direction

Pay attention to detail

Work effectively with diverse populations

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others in a team setting, including administrators, staff, faculty, and students

Deliver effective presentations to various-sized groups

Plan and execute programs and events

Complexity & Creativity:

The employee must have a working knowledge of the TBR & college policies affecting employee recruitment and retention, and graduation and student success as well as retention data for students and employees.

Magnitude of Impact: The entire college will be affected by this position’s impact. Outcomes would be evaluated annually and over long periods of time. The Executive Director, Equity & Compliance, the Executive Director, HR, and the President may be called upon when problems arise…the profile nature of the problem would dictate the level of intervention.

Financial Impact: This individual is completely responsible for waste, particularly in the area of ineffective programming and/or speakers, etc.

Budgetary: This position assists the Executive Director with budgetary management as directed. The incumbent will make recommendations to the executive director as necessary for budgetary needs or enhancements for consideration.

Judgement & Decisions: This position has input in all aspects of decision-making within the office of Equity & Compliance. The incumbent also makes decisions regarding services and programming provided to employees and students, and consults with the Executive Director(s), Equity & Compliance and HR on things that are a departure from the norm, may put the college at risk from a liability, media exposure or substantial financial standpoint.

Nature of Contacts: Staff from the following offices: Human Resources, PACE, SEAL, Start and Stay Strong Student Centers, IEAP, Enrollment Services, Financial Aid, Admissions, Advising, Student Account Services, Disability Services, Student Care & Advocacy, Foundation, Accounts Payable, Purchasing, Accounting, Payroll, Food Services, Marketing and Communications, Campus Deans, students, the President, etc. External stakeholders including vendors, venues, government and regulatory bodies, other college leaders, high school leaders, community organizations, citizen action groups, etc. This individual will work collaboratively with many of these contacts, negotiating the needs of internal stakeholders, and building relationships and partnerships with external stakeholders for the sake of the college.

Physical Demands: This person in this position needs to occasionally moves about inside the office, to other campuses, conferences, etc., and frequently will also need to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Must be able to remain stationary position 50% of the time. Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer. Frequently moves boxes weighing up to 20 lbs. or more across office, campuses, etc., for various needs, including events and activities for students and employees.

Hazards: Neck and eye strain from excessive use of computer.

Back and Shoulder strain from carrying 10 to 20 pounds or more of supplies, food, etc. across campuses.

Full-time Employment Benefits:

• Insurance Options Health, dental, vision, life, short/long-term disability, FSA/HSA Wellness Incentive Program, if enrolled in health plan

• Educational Assistance Fee Waiver Spouse/Dependent discounts Audit/Non-Credit Reimbursement Program

• Employee Assistance Program

• Retirement options Tennessee traditional pension plan option (TCRS) 401k with $50 company match/457/403b

• Employee Discount program with over 900+companies

• 13 Paid Holidays/Year Includes paid days off the last week of December

• Sick Leave Bank

• Longevity Pay

• Many opportunities for professional development

Special Instructions to Applicants: To be considered for a position at Pellissippi State, you must create an on-line application. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Work experience that is not listed on the application will not be considered towards compensation. Please note: attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience. Please note: to scan, upload, or attach documents, a computer and scanner are available at the Hardin Valley Campus Educational Resources Center, if needed.

Pellissippi State Community College is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA employer

If you have any problems or questions please contact Human Resources at Pellissippi State Community College’s Human Resource Office at 865-694-6607 or by email at .

If you are interested in this position, click on the link to the left to apply.


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