Job Title Program Coordinator
Category Education Administrators, All Other
# of Openings: 1
Category (Portal Searching): Student Programs & Services
Position Type: Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification: Exempt
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
College: Student Affairs
Department: Inclusion Center
Minimum $37,500 commensurate with experience and excellent benefits
The Indigenous Program Coordinator II will function as one member of a team of highly motivated, collaborative and dedicated professionals whose primary responsibility is to serve as a resource and advocate for students from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds. The Coordinator provides extensive programming, outreach and education on campus; assists students, staff, faculty, alumni and community members who access the space and services of the Center; advises student organizations; supervises work-study students, interns, and volunteers; assists with administration of the Center including program assessment and evaluation; makes referrals.
The Inclusion Center at Utah State University serves Indigenous, LGBTQIA+, Multicultural, Disabled and Neurodiverse, and Nontraditional Students. The following programs are sponsored through the IC: Adult Learner Program, Indigenous Program, Gender and Sexuality Program, Multicultural Program, Women and Gender Program. In addition, the following student clubs are advised through the Inclusion Center: Asian Student Association, Black Student Union, Disabled and Neurodiverse Student Association, Latinx Student Union, Native American Student Council, Nontraditional Student Association, Women and Gender Issues Society, Pasifika Student Union, and Queer Student Alliance.
- Contribute to the Inclusion Center's robust and comprehensive programming from development through execution including assessment.
- Coordinate and facilitate student leadership development as well as assigned individual and club advising and co-advise where needed.
- Maintain and remain abreast of campus/community resources for the purpose of outreach and education.
- Develop collaborative partnerships and serve on institutional committees to develop and further retention efforts of students of diverse backgrounds.
- Collaborate with staff, faculty, and students of Utah State to promote and create an inclusive campus environment through broad-based cultural and social activities that meet the needs of a diverse student population.
- Contribute to a strong social media presence including but not limited to: Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and develop PR/Marketing strategies to promote programming sponsored through the Inclusion Center.
- Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of two years of related professional experience in higher education or equivilant combination of education and experience.
- Professional experience working with multicultural and social justice education, including experience in the areas of race, ethnicity, nationality, class, disability, religion, sexuality, and gender within higher education.
- Demonstrated experience and aptitude for designing and facilitating creative educational programing from planning to implementation and ongoing assessment.
- Demonstrated ability and strong interpersonal skills to work in a multicultural, social justice-oriented office with individuals and groups with a wide array of backgrounds, identities, life experiences, and communication styles.
- Excellent communication skills to express ideas clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing.
- Strong group facilitation skills.
- Demonstrated aptitude working in a team-oriented environment with an understanding of the larger unit and University contexts. This includes being part of an office team as well as collaborating with colleagues and non-University partners.
- Ability to juggle many different projects simultaneously, with consistent accuracy, follow-through, and timely completion.
- Willingness to adopt a flexible work schedule including evenings and weekends for programming outside of regular business hours.
- Ability to recognize and protect confidential information and exercise judgment.
- Master's Degree with 1-3 years of related professional experience.
- Experience using web and graphic design software.
- Proficient in Microsoft Word Office with a willingness to learn additional software to facilitate roles and responsibilities of this position.
- Experience with online outreach and technology.
Along with the online application, please attach:
- Documents Below to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under "Documents 1-10"
- Cover Letter
- Leadership Philosophy
- letter(s) of Recommendation
**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**
Minimum $37,500 commensurate with experience and excellent benefits
Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.
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