Program Coordinator/Director

University of Virginia-Main Campus  |  Charlottesville, VA

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Job Overview

Posted about 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Program Coordinator/Director

Job Type: Administrative Multicultural/Diversity/ALANA Services Student Affairs Administration
Location: Charlottesville, VA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 20,000 Students
Employer ID: 30675
Application Deadline: 03/19/2019

Benefits

Salary Range:
$42,000 - $53,000
Additional Compensation:
Full benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$42,000 - $53,000
Additional Compensation:
Full benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Position Description

The Center for Diversity in Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences seeks candidate for a Program Coordinator/Director (PC/D) who will manage a dynamic portfolios of activities and initiatives supporting underrepresented and underserved students and support the Center for Diversity in Engineering (CDE). Overall duties include student advising and engagement, program development and management, strategic diversity, and serving as an advocate and champion for undergraduate and graduate students from underrepresented groups.

In addition to support of the CDE, the PC/D will be responsible for the following: (i) working with stakeholders in undergraduate education, counseling and career services to improve the engineering student experience, (ii) connecting students with academic and professional opportunities including internships, research experiences for undergraduates (REUs), and study abroad, (iii) serving as a representative on committees to facilitate student advising and interventions for underserved students in need, (iv) managing summer programming including the summer Bridge program and engineering societies, (v) collaborating with internal and external partners on CDE efforts to close outcomes gaps among student populations, (vi) and working closely with multiple student groups including but not limited to the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), Society for Women in Engineering (SWE), Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers(SHPE), the Society for Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE), and oSTEM.

The responsibilities above will be coordinated in concert with a current longitudinal research project focusing on academic achievement in STEM education. Institutional partners on this project include the Office of the Provost, affiliated faculty researchers from the Curry School of Education, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Batten School of Public Policy. To this end, the ideal candidate will have experience using evidenced-based and data-informed approaches to both diversity, inclusion, and equity-focused work and engaging students (particularly minorities, women first-generation, rural, socio-economically disadvantaged, LGBTQQIA+) on curricular and co-curricular matters through holistic paradigms in order to best meet individual student needs. The ideal candidate will be both automonous and highly collaboratively, a creative problem-solver, and someone with a demonstrated commitment to student development, underrepresented and underserved student populations, and knowledge of high impact practices related to student success for these populations.

Required: experience working with and supporting students from diverse backgrounds, including those underrepresented in STEM education: e.g. women, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, Indingenous American, and Native Hawaiian/Alaskan, students from low socio-economic backgrounds, and first-in-family.

Summary of additional duties:

Represent concerns of particular student populations or groups to greater University community.
Design and execute programs for student groups to promote leadership, service, and scholarship.
Develop new and enhance existing resources for student groups as needed.
Collaborate with student leaders in the development and implementation of judicial processes.
Assess programmatic efforts to ensure efficiency and adherence to University policies.
Maintain accurate and detailed records of groups' compliance with University policies.
In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

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Job Requirements

Masters degree, preferrably in higher education, student affairs, or counseling. 

At least two years of professional experience. 

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