Executive Director for Office of Multicultural Affairs

St. John’s University-New York  |  Jamaica, NY

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Job Overview

Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Executive Director for Office of Multicultural Affairs

Job Type: Administrative
Location: Jamaica, NY
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 15,000 Students
Employer ID: 28418

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Doctorate/J.D. Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
Student Affairs, Other
Experience:
5-7 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Doctorate/J.D. Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
Student Affairs, Other
Experience:
5-7 Years

Position Description

St. John's Univeristy 

Position Title: Executive Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs

Primary Function:

Serve as the primary, internal expert on diversity, equity and inclusivity work for students at St. John’s.  Manage the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Inclusivity Resource Center. Develop, implement and oversee all training, education and dialogue initiatives for students and staff at St. John’s.  Provide leadership in the areas of cultural programming, student social identity groups, social justice education, diverse student leadership development, and University-wide international student success initiatives. 

The Executive Director will provide strategic direction for the development and planning of campus-wide equity and inclusion initiatives, in collaboration with the Student Affairs, the Office of the Provost, the Equity and Inclusion Council and other stakeholders.  The Executive Director will work with students, staff and faculty interested in creating programming to improve campus climate.

Reporting to: Chief Diversity Officer

Responsibilities:

Manage the Office of Multicultural Affairs
Manage the Inclusivity Resource Center
Develop, implement and oversee all training, education and dialogue initiatives for students and staff at St. John’s
Increase competencies and enhance recruitment, training and development of students who are part of the Diversity Peer Education Program; develop new curricular modules
Review and deliver (in collaboration with Human Resources) social justice education and training for students and staff
Design and teach academic course on intergroup dialogue
Develop an intergroup dialogue program at the University
Establish a Common Ground community dialogue series, and train IGD student facilitators
Establish student, identity based support and discussion groups
Support identity based, student mentoring initiatives (RISE, AIM)
Oversight of heritage month celebrations for students, and collaborate with HR on heritage month celebrations for employees
Serve on the Equity and Inclusion Council
Co-chair RESPECT (University’s bias response team)
Create and implement a restorative justice program
Other duties as assigned

St. John’s offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John’s performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.

I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.

St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job Requirements

Requirements:

MA required, Ph.D perferred. 

Minimum of 5-7 years relevant experience.  Experience with the development and implementation of intergroup dialogue on a University campus strongly preferred.  Experience with cultural center oversight preferred.

Position will require travel to the Staten Island campus at least once a week.

Requires flexibility to work nights and weekends on an as needed basis.

Application Information

Please apply directly online through the link provided. https://stjohnsedu.silkroad.com/epostings/?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=218420&version=1&source=NASPA

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