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Associate Director Multicultural Affairs

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 24, 2023

Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America's first research university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working together as one university.

The Center for Diversity & Inclusion (CDI) at Johns Hopkins University is seeking applications for its nextAssociate Director for Multicultural Affairs(MA). Reporting to the Director of the Center for Diversity & Inclusion, this position will: 1) provide strategic oversight over initiatives, events, and issues related to diverse and underrepresented racial groups (URGs); 2) supervise an Assistant Director, two Graduate Assistants, and student staff to plan and implement student engagement, retention, and success initiatives; 3) support institution-facing initiatives and work groups; and 4) establish project management and workflow processes for area operations and supervision.

The Associate Director for Multicultural Affairs will work primarily to support diverse and underrepresented racial groups (URGs) at Johns Hopkins, including but not limited to Black/African American, Latine/x, Indigenous, and Asian/Pacific Islander students, while also serving as a resource for the entire campus community. The Associate Director will also partner with other campus leaders to design and implement programs that elevate intersectional identities, such as life design, student success, international services, disability services, etc. To that end, the Associate Director must be able to proactively form partnerships and initiatives across the university campus.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities


Strategy & Execution (30%)

  • Oversee a department that serves as the connector for services, education, and leadership programs related to students from underrepresented groups.
  • Under the supervision of the Director of Diversity & Inclusion, establish a strategy for including staffing, budget, research, and policy support based on the needs of students across the university.
  • Develop and manage student retention, belonging, and engagement initiatives, priorities, and benchmarks, including a timeline and assessment framework for execution.
  • Provide leadership in developing programs and services that promote the academic, personal, and professional achievement of students and actively create a safer campus climate.
  • Work with the Director for Strategic Communications to develop social media strategy to increase awareness of resources and communicate the impact of events, programs, and initiatives.
  • Generate reports and procedures regarding the overall department, its offerings, needs, trainings, initiatives, etc.

Staff Supervision & Budget Implementation (30%)

  • Supervise and support the professional development of one Assistant Director and two Graduate Assistants.
  • Work with staff members to set annual goals and perform ongoing and annual reviews of performance and completion of goals.
  • Indirectly supervise 40+ student staff in various positions, including interns, mentors, and facilitators.
  • Provide leadership for the development and management of annual and quarterly budgets.
  • Seek alternative funding opportunities (e.g., grants, development) for the initiatives.

Student Advising & Advocacy (20%)

  • Serve as a hub and connector for multicultural student organizations.
  • Advise students in small group and individual settings.
  • Facilitate timely referrals with appropriate campus resources.
  • Serve as a primary resource and support for students from diverse and underrepresented racial groups (URGs).
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of students’ needs, campus climate and office services.

Institutional Support (20%)

  • Serve on university-wide work groups, task forces, and advisory councils, as needed.
  • Serve as a collaborator and team member within the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) in the planning and implementation of institutional events and initiatives.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and resource for campus administrators, faculty, and staff regarding policy development especially on matters relating to diverse and underrepresented racial groups (URGs).


Minimum Qualifications
  • Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory)
  • Bachelors’ degree with an advanced degree preferred.
  • At least five years in a higher education setting.


Preferred Qualifications


Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities

  • Candidate should be able to demonstrate successful leadership and program administration.
  • Additional qualifications should include a demonstrated progressive administrative experience in programming and advocacy for women, femme, queer, and trans students, demonstrated experience with collaboration, community organizing and supervision of volunteers and undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Experience working with diverse communities, including graduate students, international students, diverse and underrepresented racial groups (URGs), disabled students, women and femmes, LGBTQ+ students, etc.
  • The Associate Director should have knowledge of current literature and research in diverse and underrepresented racial groups (URGs).
  • Demonstrated commitment and sensitivity to the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the attainment of divisional and institutional goals and objectives.

Classified Title: Associate Director Multicultural Affairs
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME
Starting Salary Range: Min $64,000 - Max $112,200 Annually ($83,000 budgeted; Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F/37.5
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Hybrid/Homewood Campus
Department name: ​​​​​​​Multicultural Affairs
Personnel area: University Student Services

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, theJHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
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Accommodation Information

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visitaccessibility.jhu.edu.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

EEO is the Law:
https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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