Reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Director promotes inclusive excellence through programs that develop students’ capacity to overcome obstacles and thrive.
The director fosters an inclusive, respectful space for students of all identities and coordinates educational opportunities that foster intercultural awareness and competence.
The director works to create and sustain a welcoming and supportive campus climate for students, especially for those from traditionally marginalized communities and others who find themselves at risk.
SUPERVISION AND LEADERSHIP
Supervise the Center’s team of student interns.
Work with staff team, especially in Equity & Inclusion and Student Affairs, to develop and implement programs and services that provide support and foster intercultural competencies among students, faculty and staff.
Collaborate with the Center’s Faculty Fellow and other faculty partner(s) on the mission and programming of the Center. Cultivates working relationships with appropriate academic departments and programs to ensure that the work of the Center is intellectually-grounded.
Work closely with the Center’s Advisory Board to fully realize the mission and goals of the Center.
Partner with the Center’s advisory board and staff to develop effective assessment strategies that help illuminate the impact of the Center as well as drive decision-making.
DIVERSITY AND INTERCULTURAL
Serve as a resource, advocate and advisor on student diversity issues to the campus community, and specifically to students from historically marginalized communities.
Support student-led initiatives that foster greater awareness and understanding of student identities.
Proactively plan trainings, activities and spaces that afford opportunities to expand knowledge, insight and skills necessary to appreciate and successfully navigate diverse intersectional environments.
Work in collaboration with Equity and Inclusion and Student Affairs to actively engage campus constituents in important and challenging dialogue about equity and inclusion.
Participate in divisional administrative “on-call” rotation.
Serve as a resource person for students, parents, and other University personnel — facilitate referrals to appropriate academic and/or administrative departments.
Assist with development and
implementation of major initiatives.
Represent Student Affairs and the Resource Center on designated committees as assigned.
Other duties as assigned.