The Assistant Director of Diversity and Inclusion, US Student Services, is an essential member of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and a key staff member in the Division of Student Life. This is a full-time, live-on position that reports to the Associate Dean of Students Chief Diversity Officer. The Assistant Director for Diversity and Inclusion is a hands-on, self-directed, detail-oriented individual who possesses excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to be both a team player and leader. This position:
Provides assistance for the Multicultural Student Center, a newly designated campus resource that was launched in Fall 2018.
Manages, develops, and assesses programs and activities that focus on identity engagement and development, cultural understanding and appreciation, and best practices for collaboratively designing intercultural and intersectional programs and initiatives that serve various underrepresented and marginalized populations.
Works with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to coordinate and organize events for a variety of programming initiatives, such as Black History Month, Native American Heritage Month, Asian Pacific American Month, Hispanic Heritage Month, Lunar New Year, and other annual celebrations.
Provides programming at for members of the campus community that intentionally incorporates students, faculty, and staff.
Coordinates recruitment-focused events for pre-matriculated US students from traditionally underrepresented populations.
Collaborates with other offices on campus (including, but not limited to, Campus Involvement and Community Living) to manage, develop, and produce a diversity leadership guide for student leaders and student organizations.
Collaborates with the other offices in Student Life, and also with the Career Center, the Office of Civic Engagement, Athletics and other units on campus, to enhance the engagement and success of students from traditionally underrepresented populations.
Collaborates with the Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing to develop and disseminate messaging and materials that support initiatives of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, especially for Admissions and for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion's outreach to families of prospective and current students.
Additional responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Support for the Office of Community Living by participating in the weekly on-call duty rotation, for which purpose we provide a furnished apartment at no cost in one of our residence halls.
Leadership of and consultation to affinity student organizations dedicated to or interested in the experiences of US students from underrepresented, underprepared, and/or low-income populations.
Participation in initiatives focused on achieving the goals of Marietta College's Comprehensive Plan for Diversity and Inclusion.
Recruitment, training, and supervision of student employees and volunteers.
Management of allocated budget resources, as well as all necessary reporting of expenditures to the Business Office.
Management of allocated student work study budgets and all necessary processes to provide continuous support to our work study students.
Master's degree in Counseling, Education, Education Administration or a related field, or Bachelor's degree in any field plus 1 or more years of appropriate full-time work experience in higher education focused on developing and delivering student programming and support initiatives for students from historically underrepresented populations.
Experience in program administration in a higher educational context.
Experience in the work of addressing equity, diversity, and inclusion (including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, physical and psychological disability, socio-economic background, etc.) within at least one institution of higher education or comparable organization.
Ability to work independently.
Availability to work evening and weekend hours as required by programming schedules.
Valid US driver's license with clean driving record.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with colleagues to advocate for historically underserved populations is preferred.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. All applications/resumes must be submitted through this online process. We regret that we are unable to accept applications or resumes submitted by mail, email, or fax. As you are submitting your application via this online process, please be sure to provide an accurate email address. You will then receive an acknowledgment indicating your application materials have been received.
Marietta College is an equal opportunity educator and employer that values diversity. The College seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Marietta College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or religious affiliation.