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Intercultural Program Coordinator

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution University of South Dakota
Working Title Intercultural Program Coordinator
Posting Number NFE00025P
Department USD-Student Services
Physical Location of Position (City) Vermillion
Posting Text

The Student Services Department at the University of South Dakota has an immediate opening for the position of Intercultural Programming Coordinator.

Under the direction and supervision of the Director of the Center for Diversity & Community, this position provides leadership for the development and implementation of programming directed toward inclusive and multicultural issues that support the University’s core value of inclusiveness. The incumbent oversees the daily administration, policy, and implementation of the programming.

Duties & Responsibilities:
—Assists in the creation of a campus community that embraces and values cultural diversity;
—Works to enhance the quality of underrepresented students’ college experience, through programming, training and leadership initiatives;
—Plans and implements programming for all USD students related to improving & understanding inter-group relations and social justice;
—Serves as a resource and works collaboratively and cooperatively with other campus constituencies;
—Serves as a resource and provides training for student groups and advises student groups, as appropriate;
—Coordinates social media marketing, and promotion for the center;
—Duties include varied hours of an atypical work schedule;
—Other duties as assigned.

Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse populations of college students; Knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices associated with higher education curricula and instruction, student support services, student learning, and student success. Excellent oral and written communication skills; Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, faculty, administrators, and community organizations; Demonstrated organizational skills; Strong technology literacy skills; web-based reporting and data systems.

Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in student affairs or applicable field preferred, with knowledge of student development and social justice theory.

A minimum of three years’ experience working with diversity issues and underrepresented students. Related experience in a higher education context is preferred. A combination of education and experience may be considered.

Posting Date 10/26/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 12/01/2017
Advertised Salary Commensurate with qualifications
Duration of the Term 12 months
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Appointment Percent 100
Work Hours

Typical office hours. Evenings and weekend hours are also required.

Typical Hours Worked Per Week 40
Appointment Type Regular
Faculty Status No
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
If internal, define scope of search
This position requires No Requirement, Weekends/Holidays
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Department Description and Cultural Expectations
Affirmative Action Statement


Diversity Statement

Diversity and Inclusiveness are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of South Dakota. Candidates who support these values are encouraged to apply.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List
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