Assistant Director of Multicultural Student Services, Part-time
Other, Student Affairs
This position is situated within Diversity and Inclusion, a
division of Equity and Inclusive Excellence and houses Gender &
Sexuality Resources (which includes Lesbian, Gay Bisexual Trans*
and Queer Resources and the Women's Resource Center); International
Student & Scholar Services; Multicultural Student Services; and
Religious and Spiritual Life. The part-time Assistant Director of
Multicultural Student Services is an integral member of Diversity
and Inclusion, providing a broad range of high touch, high impact
resources aimed at retention, success, support, and programming for
the multicultural community as well as the broader student body at
Bucknell University. Major responsibilities include co-coordinating
the Together Everyone Achieves More (TEAM) mentoring program (a
growing peer mentoring program for underrepresented students with
60 scholars and mentors who have weekly activities ranging from
individual and staff meetings), managing social gatherings and
academic readiness programs, advising student organizations, and
assisting in educational outreach programming (such as UnHerd, a
series of in-depth social justice trainings and workshops). This
position reports to the Director of Multicultural Student
The Assistant Director will lead and coordinate the planning and
development of programs, engagement opportunities and services
designed specifically for students who identify as Latine/x
(Latino, Latina, Latine, Latinx Diaspora) and provide the general
campus with the opportunity to increase its awareness of the
Latine/x experience and to develop knowledge and skills to combat
racism against Latine/x communities.
The Assistant Director of Multicultural Student Services for
Latine/x Student Engagement will lead innovative efforts to provide
an integrated approach to identifying, developing, implementing,
and evaluating programs and practices directed toward improving
Latine/x student outreach and yield, transition to college,
academic success, leadership and professional development,
inclusion and retention, and enrichment of the overall Latine/x
Provide Programming and Support
Lead and support the preparation of large-scale programs that
celebrate the Latine/x experience, including welcome events, Feria,
Latina, LACOS Gala, Latinx Heritage Month, and other special
Facilitate leadership development and establish relationships with
student organizations (i.e., Latine Alliance for Community and
Opportunity for Students)
Coordinate, plan and implement social, cultural and educational
Manage educational and student development and programs that speak
to the particular needs and Latine/x experiences of students
Conduct ongoing assessment of programs and events as well as annual
goals and objectives related to the Latine/x student
Assess the campus climate as it relates to the Latine/x Student
Create spaces for learning and dialogue about the Latine/x
experience (i.e., Spanish for heritage speakers program)
Collaborate with Campus Partners in Latin American Students, the
Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Gender
Support the TEAM Mentoring Program
Facilitate leadership development opportunities.
Regularly meet with TEAM program participants.
Coordinate with mentors, monthly cultural, social and academic
Support the development of a strong community for racially
Recruit, screen, select and train the Peer Assistants and Peer
Assist in transporting participants to/from various events.
Facilitate sessions on high school to college transition and
Be available for emergencies in conjunction with the Director of
Multicultural Student Services.
Develop and distribute marketing content for the Multicultural
Student Services programs
Coordinate the Multicultural Student Services Web Page maintenance
with the Communications Department.
Responsible for the management and design, inventory, and
distribution of print and electronic publications.
Assist in maintaining a social media and virtual presence.
Provide coordination and assistance for outreach programming such
as workshops, lectures, and training in the UnHerd Series.
Provide coordination and planning for immersive cultural and
Set up pre-departure orientation, meetings, and curriculum.
Plan transportation, lodging, and site visits.
Implement advertising and application procedures.
Collaborate with Residential Education
Work in consultation with residence life to communicate break
opportunities, storage, and meal accessibility.
Partner with Residential Education to support La Casa de Todes, a
Latine/x community themed housing option)
Engage with the Resident Assistant and affinity leader for La Casa
in order to support programming efforts for the house and the
Serve as a liaison to student organizations.
Communicate and coordinate plans for campus-wide events initiated
by Multicultural Student Services and related departments.
Assist student organizations to create programs that complement the
goals of Multicultural Student Services.
Participate in meetings & professional development
Attend individual meetings with the Director of Multicultural
Attend departmental staff meetings, divisional meetings, and other
meetings as requested.
Perform other duties as assigned.
-Bachelors degree and 2 years of related work experience or
Master's degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, or related
- At least one year of full time or equivalent experience working
with underrepresented populations in a college/university
- Experience advising underrepresented students, individually and
as members of student organizations, with an emphasis on identity
and leadership development
- Driver's license with clear driving record for a minimum of two
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite as well as
ability/willingness to learn programs such as InDesign, Adobe,
Photoshop, and Google platforms.
- Strong intercultural competence and interpersonal communication
- Awareness of issues related to socioeconomic status, gender
identity and expression, sexuality, race and ethnicity, ability,
national origin, religious and interfaith, and the relationship
between power and privilege
- Demonstrated experience managing student staff and complex
This position will require evening and weekend work to support
certain department events/programs.
- Three years of related experience
- Fluent in English, Spanish and/or Portuguese with strong verbal
and written communication skills in respective languages
- Demonstrated commitment to career growth in higher
- Marketing and communication skills especially with regard to use
of technology, social media
- Experience managing events, including assessment and evaluation
This is a casual, part-time position scheduled to work up to 20
hours per week.
This role is not budgeted for visa sponsorship at this time, all
candidates must be authorized to work in the US at the time of
submission of the application.
This is a Staff Non-exempt position with a hiring range of
$22.22-$27.78. The offer rate will be based on a review of the
candidate's credentials compared to the qualifications of the
position, internal equity, and our overall compensation
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces
diversity, equity and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will
contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of
a diverse campus community. We endeavor to enhance our capacity to
value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity
brings. We encourage all individuals to apply and do not
discriminate in admissions, employment, educational programs and/or
activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin,
age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity
and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status,
military or veteran status, or genetic information.
To apply, visit https://careers.bucknell.edu/en-us/job/497499/assistant-director-of-multicultural-student-services-parttime-opportunity