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Assistant Director For Inclusion & Belonging

Company: Keuka College
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Reports To: Director of Inclusion and Belonging
Position Type: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40 hours a week
FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Class: Professional Staff
Summary:
The Assistant Director of Inclusion and Belonging reports to the Director of Inclusion & Belonging and is a working member of the Student Life team. The position collaborates with the director and graduate assistants to provide support to students of color, students in the LGBTQIA+ community, international students, and students of all religious, secular, and spiritual identities. Key responsibilities include facilitating cultural programming, social justice education, advisement of student organizations, leadership development, advocacy, and supervision of student and graduate level staff.
Essential Responsibilities:


  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the programs including Interfaith, Intercultural, LGBTQIA+ Resource Center and PRIDE, Multicultural Student Association, and International Student Services
  • Assist the Director of Student Inclusion and Belonging in strategic planning efforts and the development and implementation of assessment measures and evaluations for program effectiveness and students' learning outcomes and satisfaction, with a focus on retention rates and personal development.
  • Supervise, train, and evaluate student and graduate level staff.
  • Assist the Director of Student Inclusion and Belonging in developing curricula for training and workshops for student and graduate-level employees.
  • Develop and implement annual programming and other traditional programs, ensuring that programs are intentional, collaborative, inclusive, and effectively promoted through Keuka College marketing/advertising means and social media.
  • Serve as a liaison between student organizations and the Keuka College Student Senate in advising and mentoring cultural and social justice student organizations.
  • Incorporate Keuka College policies and procedures into all event planning, taking into consideration calendar and room reservations, contracts, budgets, facilities maintenance, and campus safety.
  • Assist the Director in facilitating collaboration among various departments for diversity training as well as on- and off-campus cultural, social justice, LGBTQIA+, and global education programming.
  • Participate in campus committees, and other departmental and campus-wide special events/programs as assigned
  • Is a member of the KC Squad, the team responsible for programming within Student Life
  • Assist and perform other duties as needed.
  • Responsible for ensuring that assigned tasks are completed in compliance with various institutional and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain a professional and courteous attitude at all times towards co-workers, internal and external customers, representing Keuka College, its programs, policies, and procedures in a positive and professional manner. Maintain effective working relationships to ensure institution-wide teamwork.
  • Attend provided/necessary training and other meetings to support effectiveness within the position as required.
  • Consistently demonstrate high standards of integrity by supporting the Keuka College mission, vision, and values and adhering to institutional policies.
  • Maintain high regard for student privacy in accordance with the FERPA privacy policies and procedures.
  • Regular and reliable attendance is expected and required.
  • Perform other functions as assigned by management.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree required. Master's level degree in Student Personnel Administration or other related field preferred. field (e.g., multi-cultural education, counseling, social work, sociology, adult education, divinity, theology)
    • Two years prior experience in multicultural affairs/diversity initiatives preferred.
    • Previous experience working in a college setting.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Experience and desire to work with college-age students.
    • Ability and interest to collaborate with others on projects and programming.
    • Ability to work independently and prioritize to work meet deadlines in a time-sensitive environment.
    • Ability to oversee and manage caseload in a manner that ensures the prompt, effective, and equitable resolution.
    • Knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
    • Sensitivity and responsiveness to the needs and concerns of all constituents of the College including but not limited to students, faculty, college staff, and the public.
    • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
    • Ability to provide exemplary customer service to all internal and external stakeholders.
    • Ability to work under pressure with a high tolerance for interruptions, and the ability to work with diverse groups of people.

      Physical Requirements:

      • Occasional evening hours/weekends.
      • Occasional lifting up to 30 lbs.

        At Keuka, we firmly believe that to live our mission, vision, and values, we need to celebrate our differences. Keuka is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description lists only those responsibilities and qualifications deemed essential to the position.

Keywords: Keuka College, New York , Assistant Director For Inclusion & Belonging, Executive , New York, New York

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