Assistant Director, Multicultural Resource Center - Binghamton University
May 12, 2018
Binghamton, New York
Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Fri May 11 2018 Job Description:
Budget Title: Senior Staff Assistant (SL-3)
Binghamton University invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of the Multicultural Resource Center. As a unit within the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the MRC is the largest office serving more than 90 culturally diverse student organizations on campus. The MRC will continue to advance the diversity mission of Binghamton University by working closely with various offices and departments to provide quality programming and other resources that support the recruitment, retention, personal and professional development of all ethnically and socially diverse student groups. The ideal candidate will join the MRC staff which currently comprises a director, associate director, program coordinator for the MRC Translation and Interpretation Program (TIP) and Office Manager.
Provide administrative and programmatic oversight for MRC and MRC initiatives, which may include budget, marketing, communications and outreach efforts.
Serve as a facilitator for diversity and inclusion workshops designed for student programming. Coordinate and conduct public presentations to promote MRC services, programs and collaborative activities.
Manage the implementation of all tasks associated with the appropriate execution of the MRC signature programming agenda.
Supervise graduate assistants, paraprofessionals and volunteer staff.
Provide support and advise cultural student groups where possible, more specifically but not limited to Latinx, Native American/Alaskan Native, cultural Greek-lettered student organizations and others as deemed appropriate.
Work collaboratively with other MRC Staff to coordinate MRC programs and manage communications with the campus community and greater community regarding announcements and activities for diverse populations.
Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Affairs Administration, Ethnic or Cultural Studies or professional degree in relevant field
Demonstrated experience working with a number of diverse groups and constituencies, representing a variety of identities including, but not limited to: African/African American/Black, Arab/Arab American, Asian/Asian American/Pacific Islander, Latinx Native American/Alaskan Native, Multiracial, International, religiously diverse, LGBTQ and/or other diverse identities
Experience pertaining to student program and event development, organization/community building and/or advising
Ability to prioritize multiple projects simultaneously in a time-sensitive environment
Must be detail and service oriented
Programming and leadership experience
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication and organizational skills
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.
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