Coordinator of Diversity & Inclusion

Northeastern State University  |  Tahlequah, OK

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Job Overview

Posted February 08, 2019 Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Coordinator of Diversity & Inclusion

Onsite Event Position ID: 2028
Job Type: Multicultural/Diversity/ALANA Services
Location: Tahlequah, OK
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 8,000 Students
Employer ID: 18643
Application Deadline: 03/23/2019

Benefits

Salary Range:
$35,376
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$35,376
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:

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

Position Description

The Department of Student Engagement seeks a dynamic, motivated, and passionate full-time professional for the position of Coordinator of Diversity and Inclusion at Northeastern State University. This position plays a key role in the development, implementation, and administration of diversity and inclusion programs on campus for faculty, staff, and students. It serves as the primary advisor for several multicultural student organizations, creates and implements university-wide education and programming, interacts and engages alumni and community partners, and collaborates across the institution for recruitment, retention, and engagement of a multicultural population. The coordinator is expected to create innovative new programs and initiatives to engage a diverse and multicultural community.

Major duties include:

• Create innovate new programs and initiatives to support and engage multicultural communities on campus. 
• Design and implement signature programs.
• Provide university-wide education and training. 
• Provide outreach and administrative support, including web maintenance and marketing. 
• Advise student organizations and outreach to student communities. 
• Assist with recruitment, retention, and advancement efforts for historically underrepresented populations. 
• Work with Student Affairs staff to develop policies and procedures that uphold best practices. 
• Establish collaborative relationships with alumni and community partners
• Develop and implement a strategic plan for the area that embodies the mission and values of Northeastern State. 
• Assess needs, services, and trainings for the institution, including interpreting and analyzing relevant climate, cultural competency, and other diversity-related data. 
• Maintain a visible presence at University and student events and programs. 
• This position requires the ability to be strategic, engaging, and tactical while delivering tangible results.
• Serves on University committees 
• Performs related duties

Departmental Vision: The Department of Student Engagement seeks to develop student leaders who create inclusive communities, impact change, and embody the RiverHawk spirit. Departmental Mission: In partnership with campus colleagues, the Department of Student Engagement contributes to students’ successful educational experiences by developing transformational learning, leadership, and engagement opportunities for all NSU students. Through active involvement, student will develop a sense of self and become culturally aware and civically engaged.

The Department of Student Engagement is a broad area that supports students from enrollment to graduation. The area includes student organizations, major events, fraternity and sorority life, leadership development, community engagement, orientation and first year programming. 

Tahlequah, Oklahoma is located in "Green Country" of Oklahoma, in the Northeast corner of the state. We are situated almost equally between Tulsa, Oklahoma and Fayetteville, AR and are an easy hour drive to each city. Tahlequah is proudly the capital of the Cherokee Nation and we trace our roots as an institution to the Cherokee Female National Ceremony. Today, 34% present of NSU students identify as Native American or as Native American and an additional race(s). NSU proudly enrolls and graduates more Native American students than any other non-Tribal College in the United States.  


Job Requirements

• Knowledge of student development theory

• Knowledge of current issue topics of equity, inclusion, justice, and diversity and the ability to communicate that knowledge to others in an effective manner.

• Skill in decision making and problem solving

• Skill in communicating clearly and effectively, in person and in writing, with colleagues, students, parents, community partners, and others

• Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Counseling, or related field preferred.

• Previous experience in multicultural policy, programming, or education

Application Information

Applicants should also apply online through the NSU website.

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