The Assistant Director, Intercultural and Community Engagement (ADICE) is a full-time professional staff member. The ADICE assists in the shared management of the Institute for Inclusion and Equity, with specific focus on programming, retention, and case management. As a member of the IIE, the ADICE also acts as a significant support for the Director in the development and implementation of strategies to improve the overall climate around issues of difference for faculty, staff, and students at the institution.
- Develop and implement creative, positive, educational, and social programs for the student body to promote inclusion and enhance community.
- Provide logistical and administrative support to the Director of the Institute for Inclusion and Equity. Coordinate the day-to-day operations of the IIE. Create and maintain a marketing strategy for IIE events. Train, and supervise IIE student support staff.
- Support and provide resources for BIPOC, LGBTQ+ students and other underrepresented student populations.
- Assist the Director of the IIE with the specific implementation of the Crigler Program.
- Create and maintain campus partnerships to determine programmatic needs that support diversity issues on campus.
- Assess current programs and populations regarding diversity issues and use those assessments to propose and develop new initiatives with a particular focus on belonging, agency, and retention.
- Enhance educational initiatives and cross-cultural training during New Student Orientation, Ursinus Student Government Association (USGA) Training and Resident Assistant training, etc.
- Support the work of student recipients of Inclusive Community Grants whose projects directly link to the work of the IIE.
- Serve as the primary liaison and resource to multicultural student organizations on campus. Such support should include training, leadership development and retreats as deemed necessary.
- Serve as case manager and mentor for students with social and cultural challenges as it relates to belonging at Ursinus.
- Participation in events that are scheduled on evenings and/or weekends.
Requirements and Qualifications
- Master’s Degree in related field
- High level understanding of and experience with racial identity, socio-economic identity, religious identity, gender identity, sexual identity, gender expression, ability related identities and other underrepresented student populations
- Experience mentoring, advising student groups and services focused on social justice issues.
- An understanding of residential liberal education
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
- Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to multi-task
Interested candidates should apply here. Once you create an applicant account, you will be prompted to upload your cover letter, resume, and a list with contact information for three references to the applicant database.
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