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Multicultural Student Life Coordinator

Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at University of Tennessee

Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at University of Tennessee

Knoxville, TN, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024
Multicultural Student Life Coordinator - 240000015K

Description

Multicultural Student Life within the Division of Student Life invites applications for the position of Coordinator for Multicultural Student Life. The Division of Student Life seeks a student-centered leader who can work closely with multiple student organizations to coordinate programs and services that impact student engagement and success. The coordinator is responsible for coaching student organizations and assisting the department in the planning, production, and assessment of programs and initiatives. This position also provides direct supervision to a graduate assistant.

Multicultural Student Life curates experiences through our programs, initiatives, partnerships, and resources. We connect students to community and create agency that reminds students that they can show up on Rocky Top with whatever identities they hold and find a place that celebrates who they are and supports them during their tenure at the University of Tennessee.

Learn more about our team and values at multicultural.utk.edu/about.

The Position: The coordinator is an integral part of the Multicultural Student Life team. A successful candidate must be able to work independently or within a group dynamic to accomplish departmental and divisional goals and objectives. This position will work with both campus and community partners to support, educate, and connect students to programs and resources. To align with the culture of assessment within the Division of Student Life, the coordinator will assess learning outcomes of events, programs, and services by utilizing technology such as Campus Labs to compile program/event statistics each semester for the annual report.

Responsibilities:

· Providing guidance and direct support to student organizations

· Planning, production, marketing, and assessment of programs and activities

· Organize annual conferences and cultural celebrations.

· Host weekly and in some cases bi-weekly meetings with student organizations and student organization leaders.

· Develop initiatives focused on supporting and expanding programs and services for all student populations.

· Collaborate with faculty, professional staff, and students to develop and deliver cultural programs and services to various majors, classes, organizations, and departments.

· Negotiate contractual terms with agents.

The University and Region: UTK is the state’s flagship, land-grant university. We are a Research 1 university, housing 14 colleges and 900+ programs of study. With an enrollment of over 36,000 students, our undergraduate and graduate programs are repeatedly ranked among top national programs. The city of Knoxville is a hidden gem with a beautiful and walkable downtown, a diverse music scene, active neighborhoods, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of outdoor and cultural activities. UTK is located within easy driving distance to Asheville, Nashville, Atlanta, and the Great Smoky Mountains; and a day’s drive to Memphis, Chicago and Washington D.C. Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a statistical area population of over 850,000 people. The Knoxville region houses many leading corporations, including Bush Brothers & Company, Discovery Inc., Tennessee Valley Authority, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Qualifications

Required Education

· Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university

Required Experience

· Experience: 1 year of professional experience in higher education

· Master’s degree may substitute for 1 year of professional experience

· 2 years of graduate assistant work counts as 1 year of professional experience

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

· Knowledge of identity development and the impact of intersections of identities as it relates to college students

· Ability to develop innovative programming for varying student populations

· Knowledge of issues related to a diverse campus community

· Ability to develop programming that will support university recruitment and retention goals

· Ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently

· Strong verbal and written communication skills

· Strong interpersonal skills

· Ability to work independently

· Ability to work in fast-paced environment

Preferred Education

· Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel, or a related field

Preferred Experience

· Direct experience working with underserved student populations

· Experience advising student organizations

· Experience developing & delivering programs in a college setting

· Experience teaching courses; Experience leading and facilitating workshops and trainings

Salary: The salary for this position is commensurate with experience and other qualifications and is accompanied by a standard university benefits package. This is an exempt, 12-month, full-time, non-tenure track staff position.

Application Process: Please complete the on-line application for full consideration. Applicants should include a cover letter, resume, transcript, and a list of at least three references (with current e-mail address and phone number/s) in the application file. A review of all applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the search may be directed to the search committee chair.

Job

Student Services

Primary Location

US-Tennessee-knoxville

Organization

Spsf Multicultural Student Life

Schedule

Full-time
Campus/Institute Knoxville

Job Posting

Jun 5, 2024, 12:41:39 PM