Director of Multicultural Programs and Services

SUNY College at Geneseo  |  Geneseo, NY

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Job Overview

Posted 3 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Director of Multicultural Programs and Services

Job Type: Multicultural/Diversity/ALANA Services
Location: Geneseo, NY
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 8,000 Students
Employer ID: 30808
Application Deadline: 04/16/2019

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$55,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$55,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
0-1 Year

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
0-1 Year

Position Description

The Office of Multicultural Programs & Services exists to support the college’s core value of inclusivity.  OMP works toward creating a welcoming/inclusive campus community for students from diverse backgrounds by collaborating with faculty, staff and students to develop programs and resources that will support curricular and co-curricular success. Sponsored programs promote diversity awareness and an inclusive, respectful campus community. Specific attention is given to retention efforts of ALANA (African American, Latinx, Asian, Native American) students.

The Director for Multicultural Programs and Services is a full-time, professional position. The person in this role will contribute to the advancement of knowledge, and inspire students to be socially responsible and globally aware citizens who are prepared for an enriched life and success in the world. The Director will support, and foster the development of a diverse community of outstanding students.

SUNY Geneseo is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourages applications from candidates of color, candidates with disabilities, and those with experience working on accessibility and/or inclusion initiatives.


Job Requirements

Supervise the LGBTQ+ professional position; Supervise the part-time Hillel Coordinator.

Programming - Coordinate educational programs for student leaders designed to promote an understanding and appreciation of human diversity, intercultural and cross-cultural skill development and an inclusive campus community; Develop educational and social programs designed for all members of the SUNY Geneseo community to augment the academic experience so the community can learn about and celebrate the heritage and traditions of campus community members; Develop programs and advance a dialogue throughout the campus community to ensure that the institution teaches students how to engage in civil relationships with others;  Coordinate the Annual Cultural Harmony Week activities; Assist in the implementation of Real World Geneseo.

Group and Organizational work - Cultivate student involvement in College multicultural student organizations and events; Facilitate opportunities for multicultural student organizations to collaborate on matters of mutual concern.

Civic Engagement - Help students become empowered by encouraging the involvement of underrepresented Geneseo students in leadership positions on college committees and organizations; Promote student involvement in student volunteerism and community engagement as a means of fostering meaningful student interaction with people from diverse backgrounds.

Mentoring students, and Admission outreach - Promote cultural awareness and appreciation of cultural diversity and to foster intercultural and cross-cultural understanding; Develop and maintain contact with current ALANA students to facilitate their educational development and enhance their leadership skills and to serve as a mentor for them; Serve as an advocate for ALANA students by consulting with other departments to be sure that their needs are being met and to ensure that students have opportunities to be involved in all aspects of institutional life.

Community outreach - Communicate with the College community the positive impact that diversity has on the student experience; Work with other functional areas within the Center for Community to enhance the potential that volunteer and community engagement activities have for generating a greater understanding and appreciation of diversity; Build partnerships with other SUNY Geneseo departments and Village and County groups and organizations.

Application Information

Applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter and resume/vita. In addition, applicants should be prepared to supply contact information (phone numbers and email addresses) for three professional references. References will be contacted after campus interviews. Review of completed applications will begin upon receipt. To be guaranteed consideration, applications must be completed by April 16, 2019. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.

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