Associate Director of Diversity and Social Justice Education

University of South Carolina-Columbia  |  Columbia, SC

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Job Overview

Posted 6 days ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Associate Director of Diversity and Social Justice Education

Job Type: Multicultural/Diversity/ALANA Services
Location: Columbia, SC
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 23441

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:
2-4 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:
2-4 Years

Position Description

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs in Student Life is seeking an associate director of diversity and social justice education.

The associate director of diversity and social justice education is responsible for the curriculum, program design and implementation of facilitated learning experiences surrounding diversity, cultural competency, and social justice education. This person provides departmental support and guidance on effective methods for retaining and providing cultural support to underrepresented students on campus in order to sustain a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere for all students.

Job duties:
The primary responsibilities of the associate director of diversity and social justice education include:
• Supervise, train and evaluate one professional staff member and one graduate assistant
• Design and implement diversity education curriculum for classroom instruction, campus-wide training, workshops, and resources related to cultural competence, diversity and social justice for all students, faculty, and staff
• Develop, coordinate, and implement programs, workshops, and events related to diversity and social justice education including diversity dialogue series, social justice awareness month, and the social justice program, etc.
• Develop, recruit, and train peer educators (student facilitators) to provide training modules and presentations for campus entities such as student organizations, student employees, and University 101 first year courses
• Provide leadership to student initiatives, advising multicultural student organizations monitoring budgetary items, and serving as a role model, mentor, and student advocate
• Oversee office public relations, marketing efforts, and social media presence


Job Requirements

Minimum qualifications:
Master’s degree in Student Services or related field and 3 years related experience, or bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience. 

Preferred qualifications:
A successful candidate should possess a strong academic background and proven practical experience in multicultural competence, diversity and inclusion; programming; presentation and training skills; and research. Strong content knowledge and sensitivity to the concerns of underrepresented student communities, diversity and social issues, and a dedication to student growth and development is preferred.
Demonstrate a knowledge of the intersections of race, class, gender, sexual identity, gender identity and expression, and other areas of diversity experienced in an institution of higher education. 

Application Information

Application process: Applicants must apply via the University of South Carolina employment system: http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/48945

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