Student Support Specialist (Associate Director, Multicultural & Social Justice Education)

Indiana University
May 2, 2021
Indianapolis, IN
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Department Information

The mission of the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) is to educate, advocate, engage and empower the IUPUI community by cultivating partnerships and resources to create and sustain an environment that is inclusive, equitable, and diverse.

Job Summary

The Associate Director has accountability for three primary areas within the Multicultural Center (MC) including: development of multicultural education to include development of diversity trainings and learning opportunities for students, faculty and staff; procurement and maintenance of multicultural resource materials to include campus community needs, best practices, national trends, and relevant research for multicultural populations; and MC daily operations to include developing liaison relationships, oversight of paraprofessional staff and other daily functions. The Associate Director will assume responsibilities of the Director when the Director is off campus and out of the facility.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in education, public affairs, public health, counseling, social work, business, or a related field and two years of experience in student services, higher education, social work, counseling, law, or a related field.

Combinations of education and related experience may be considered.

Proficient communication skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty. Highly thorough and dependable. Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information. Ability to work within tight time frames and meet strict deadlines. Ability to simultaneously handle multiple priorities. Effective conflict management skills. Commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds and demonstrated cultural competency. Demonstrated commitment to educationally focused conflict resolution techniques and programs.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in higher education student affairs or a related field.

Working Conditions / Demands

This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Work Location

IUPUI campus

Indianapolis, Indiana

Advertised Salary

Salary range: $50,000 - $53,500.

Job Classification

Career Level: Career

FLSA: Exempt

Job Function: Student Services

Job Family: Student Support
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