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Assistant Dir.-Latinx Student Support/Multicultural Programming

Employer
University of Richmond
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Oct 15, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Minority & Multicultural Affairs
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Director for Latinx Student Support & Multicultural Programming

The Assistant Director is primarily responsible for building community, and providing resources, support, and advocacy for Latinx undergraduates as part of the Center's work supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts for all underrepresented students. The Latinx community on campus is heterogeneous, with students hailing from a wide range of cultural backgrounds, as well as diverse socio-economic and other backgrounds. As a member of the SCEI team, the Assistant Director must be adept at intersectional approaches to identity, and be able to develop and deliver programming to support a diverse student population as well as provide one-on-one support and mentoring to students.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Full Description At Hr.Richmond.Edu/Careers

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Adept in establishing mentorship relations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Deep knowledge of Student Development best practices and initiatives that best support student persistence and thriving
  • Proven skill in working with students from various cultural and ethnic backgrounds, supporting them in developing a sense of belonging, and leading conversations across lines of difference
  • Demonstrated understanding of current issues facing Latinx students in higher education, as well as broader issues facing Latinx communities
  • Student-centered and articulate in an understanding of social identity and intersectionality
  • Innovative in imagining and creating programs that promote social development and community among students
  • Experience with common software and data management systems, including Microsoft Office applications and student information systems; Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop; and Social Media Applications.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Master's Degree is required in Higher Education, Psychology, Counseling, Ethnic Studies, or related field
  • At least 1-2 years of experience with program coordination and implementation, working closely with undergraduate students; experience in higher education desirable but not required
  • Deep awareness of issues and concerns relevant to the Latinx community, meaningful experience working with Latinx students, and developing programs for that address issues facing Latinx communities
  • Understanding of underrepresented college student populations to include: low income, first-generation, domestic multicultural, and LGBTQ+

WORK HOURS:

  • Full-time, exempt position
  • Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; 7.75 hrs./day; 38.75 hrs./week; some weekend and evening hours

SALARY STRUCTURE: Pay Grade 6 (Hiring Range $44,775.00 to $59,325.00 annually)

EOE

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