Associate Director of Intercultural Initiatives
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Job no: 499547
Department: Diversity Affairs
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Student Services
Status: Full Time
Job Title: Associate Director of Intercultural Initiatives
Hours Per Week:
The Associate Director works with colleagues and stakeholders in
creating an inclusive environment for all students. The Associate
Director is responsible for supporting and enhancing the Miami
community through advocacy and education and through the
development and implementation of programs, activities, and
procedures designed to enhance the academic success, retention, and
personal development of diverse student populations. The Center for
Student Diversity and Inclusion embodies a commitment to
diversity/multiculturalism as expressed through ability, age,
ethnicity, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and
• Assist in the planning and management of Miami University
cultural heritage months and graduation ceremonies.
• Coordinate and implement educational cultural events, dialogues
• Implement divisional diversity initiatives for academic units and
Division of Students Life
• Develop opportunities for and support students' involvement in
leadership programs and conferences.
• Supervise the Assistant Director for Intercultural Initiatives
and assist the director in supervision, training, and development
of professional staff members to be successful in their
• Collaborate with university divisions across campus and
participate in various committees
• Assess programs and outcomes and lead or assist in coordinating
assessment for the office including planning and reporting.
• Master of Education in Student Affairs Administration, Higher
Education, College Personnel, Counseling, or related field.
• Three to five years of full-time working experience in
Multicultural/Diversity Affairs, Leadership/Student Development,
Student Activities or related area in a university setting.
• Experience working with multicultural/diverse student
• Proven effectiveness in human relations including the ability to
relate well with all segments of campus.
• Strong assessment background required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Required knowledge of Student Development Theory, Racial and
Ethnic Identity Development, Feminist, Queer and Tranationalism
Theory as well.
• Act as student advocate.
• Experience planning large scale events.
• Demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills.
• Group facilitation skills required.
• Design programs to serve Multicultural and LGBTQ+ populations
including outreach to International Students.
• Demonstrate strong computer competence, including but not limited
to Microsoft Word, Excel, and social media and marketing
• Able to create and direct new initiatives as well as oversee
program departmental assessment and reporting of key performance
• Ability to work in a team and collaborative environment.
• Ability to work evenings and weekends.
• Counsel, mentor and assist Multicultural and LGBTQ+
populations with personal, academic, and other university
• Website management and development skills.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
CV or Resume
3 Letters of Professional References
Miami University is committed to
creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research,
and working environment for all.
For more information on Miami University’s diversity
initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional
Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on
Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit
the Mission and Core
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reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment
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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke-
and tobacco-free campuses.
For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for
disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact
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Advertised: 03 Dec 2021 Eastern