Director, Multicultural & International Programs and
Multicultural & Intl Prg
Position Summary Information
St. Catherine University
for theDirector of Multicultural and International Programs
TheDirector of Multicultural and International Programs and
creates a compelling atmosphere for dialogue and
leads comprehensive retention and support services that enhance the
college experience for our multicultural & international
students. Our goal is to retain our students through degree
completion via direct service, advocacy and education, using
modern, student development practices. This role will be both a
resource and advocate on campus forBIPOCstudent needs, while inviting the entire student
community into conversation with one another to raise our
collective ability to thrive in a multi-culturally relevant
community. Responsibilities will be to:
- Develop a comprehensive program plan focusing on co-curricular
intercultural education and programming for all students.
- Supervise and lead professional staff, as well as student
employees, interns, and volunteers.
- Partner with academic and non-academic departments to build
bridges, remove barriers, support, and advocate for a positive
campus-based experience for historically underrepresented
- Collaborate with the Director of Equity & Inclusion and the
Assistant Dean of Students for Persistence & Completion to
develop specific policies, programs, and campus experiences focused
on student persistence and graduation.
- Utilize best practice research and campus data to identify and
implement student interventions and services designed to improve
student success metrics.
- Establish and foster links between Multicultural &
International Programs & Services and faculty and staff via
formal and informal processes and programs, leading campus
initiatives that benefit students.
- Provide cross-cultural training and training on privilege,
systemic oppression, micro-aggressions, identity issues, inclusion,
student issues to faculty, staff, student leaders, classes and
groups, engaging in and encouraging respectful dialogue.
- Serve on college committees and participate in Student Affairs
Leadership and Division meetings and activities.
- Manage multiple projects and priorities, operating
independently to achieve assigned goals.
- Assist with policy decisions pertaining to students and support
related grant activities.
St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a comprehensive
Catholic university and home to one of the nation’s largest
colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for all
genders. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in
1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional
education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry
and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St.
certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral
programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
- Five years of experience in program administration and service
delivery to include progressive experience in a leadership role
directly related to inclusive practices or diversity, equity and
inclusion in a higher education setting.
- Experience supervising professional staff, managing budgets and
- Appreciation of, and experience working with a culturally,
religiously, and socio-economically diverse student population
including first generation college students.
- Awareness, knowledge and skills around issues of intersecting
identities, privilege, and systemic oppression, especially as it
relates to race, class, religion/spirituality, sexual orientation,
sex, and gender identity.
- Experience bringing a variety of departments together to create
partnerships that benefit students.
- Experience facilitating groups.
- Master’s degree in Counseling, Higher Education Administration,
Student Personnel, Sociology, or a related field.
- Experience leading initiatives related to intercultural
development on a college or university campus.
We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university
climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural
understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the
university’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice,
preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in
their experience and service.
St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our
commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters
of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without
distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that
is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of
religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or
disability groups that have traditionally had less representation
in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an
interview accommodation please contact us email@example.com 651-690-6565.
Application instructions for STAFF
Careersto apply. Three references and successful completion of
a background check will be required for employment.
Given the way campus life inherently puts people in close proximity
to each other, including residence and dining halls, classrooms,
and gatherings, the University has determined that a vaccination
requirement is the best way to keep our community safe and prevent
potential outbreaks as we return to more regular, in-person
operations. St. Catherine University is requiring all students,
faculty (including adjuncts contracted for the fall semester and
beyond), staff, and residents age 12 and older to complete
theirCOVID-19 vaccination series,
including a booster, unless the University approves a medical or
religious accommodation or other accommodation/exemption as
required by applicable law. New employees must submit vaccination
documentation or be approved for an exemption/accommodation before
beginning work. For more information, visitstkate.edu/coronavirus-info/vaccine.
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace / Tobacco Free
Our university is a proud member of the Upper
MidwestHERCand is committed to recruiting
and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and
assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find
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- *What is your highest level of
- Some high school
- High school diploma or GED
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- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
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- Master's degree
- Professional degree (e.g., JD, MD)
- Doctoral degree
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that values diversity, equity and inclusion in your current or
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- *Given the way campus life inherently
puts people in close proximity to each other, including residence
and dining halls, classrooms, and gatherings, the University has
determined that a vaccination requirement is the best way to keep
our community safe and prevent potential outbreaks as we return to
more regular, in-person operations. St. Catherine University is
requiring all students, faculty (including adjuncts contracted for
the fall semester and beyond), staff, and residents age 12 and
older to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series, including
booster, unless the University approves a medical or religious
accommodation or other accommodation/exemption as required by
applicable law. New employees must submit vaccination documentation
or be approved for an exemption/accommodation before beginning
work. For more information, visit
stkate.edu/coronavirus-info/vaccine. We include this information to
ensure that candidates are aware of and acknowledge understanding
of the new requirement.
- I have read and understand the requirement.
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to work in the United States for any U.S. employer? Please be aware
that St. Catherine University is only able to consider candidates
who are authorized to work in the United States.
- *St. Catherine University welcomes
applications from candidates who are traditionally
under-represented. We are happy to consider candidates who are
currently in possession of a temporary work visa, however, please
be aware that we do not offer employment visa sponsorship. Will you
now or in the future require an employer to sponsor you for an
employment-based visa/status in the U.S. (e.g. H-1B status)?
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