Program Coordinator for African American Initiatives

University of Toledo  |  Toledo, OH

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Job Overview

Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Program Coordinator for African American Initiatives

Job Type: Multicultural/Diversity/ALANA Services
Location: Toledo, OH
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 15,000 Students
Employer ID: 30427
Application Deadline: 02/28/2021

Benefits

Salary Range:
$38,100 - $47,667
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$38,100 - $47,667
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:
2-4 Years

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

Position Description

The Program Coordinator serves as a primary resource for African American students and African American based initiatives and works collaboratively to support the mission of The University of Toledo. 

The Program Coordinator is responsible for assisting in retention of multicultural and African American students by developing and implementing programs and services to meet their needs.  In collaboration with other campus partners, the Coordinator is responsible for the enhancement of OMSS programs and services.  The Coordinator will be expected to facilitate cross-cultural, educational workshops, programs, and initiatives that promote social justice for students; the coordinator may also have the opportunity to facilitate diversity and leadership education for students. This position will actively participate in other initiatives within the Division of Student Affairs, as well as across the University to enhance diversity awareness/inclusivity, engagement and academic success for students.


Job Requirements

Education/experience/licensing:

Master’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university, major in Higher Education, Counseling, Social Work, or a related field (must have degree by Spring 2021).
Minimum of two years professional experience in higher education setting or working in a related field.
Experience in developing and implementing programs that promote student learning about identity and difference within the context of a multicultural society. Experience working with multicultural and African American student populations preferred.
Experience in advising multicultural student organizations is preferred.
Proven ability to work effectively with multiple constituencies, including campus administrators, faculty, staff, students, and community members.
Proficiency with office technology.

 Communication and other skills:

Strong listening and organizational skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Comfortable public speaking in large and small groups.
Proven organizational skills required especially in program and project management.
Demonstrated problem-solving, conflict resolution, team management, and leadership skills.
Ability to effectively communicate utilizing social media and other electronic communication systems.
Ability to prioritize, strategically plan, work in fast-paced environment and meet deadlines with frequent interruptions and change of focus.

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