Assistant Director, Student Affairs, African American Cultural & Resource Center
Date: Jul 23, 2021
Cincinnati, OH, US
University of Cincinnati
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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century - building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, . Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what's Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America's top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as "the most ambitious campus design program in the country.
Under general supervision from a designated administrator, assist with the administration and direction of a multifunctional department or center.
Manage, develop, modify, present, and assess co-curricular educational activities and student development programs including but not limited to Akwaaba, Kuamka, Spring Break Tour, Ushindi, and Tyehimba. Provide oversight of AACRC reservations, assist with Identity and Inclusion Unit initiatives, and represent the department on various university committees.
Assist with development,implementation, and administrationofgoalstoachieve strategic objectives; assume management responsibility for a wide range of projects/tasks associated with primary business operations and/or corporate relations that have a significant impact within the business function.
Developinternal policies,procedures, controls, and manageprocessesto increase internal business and/or external corporate partnerships and advance service levels; responsible for policy execution and results that enrich thedepartment/center,thecampus, and the university;consultswithDirectoron major policy changes affecting other departments.
Maybe responsibleforcoordinatingafunction or program(s)witha significantimpactonexternal relations.
May beresponsibleforcollaboratingefforts with administrative andacademic units (i.e., Public Relations, Academic Colleges, Foundation, etc.) to enhance business/community partnerships.
Assist withpreparationof annual unit operatingbudgetrecommendations;develop, implement and monitor assigned budgets; limited signature authority for purchases and payroll.
Preparereports,disseminate/interpretinformation,provideadvice,writeproposals,deliver presentations,constructcontractualagreements, and ensure that all programsandservicescomply with university, state, and federal regulations.
Communicateand assist students,parents,corporate partnersresolvequestionsandcomplex issues; represent the university internally and externally.
Assist with administrative leadership and supervision toexempt andnon-exemptstaff;hire,orient, train, mentor,and evaluate assignedstaff;monitor and coordinatestaffdevelopmentandtraining programs.
Serve on various university, division, and departmental committees and may represent the department at various state and national associations; may function for the Director or Associate Director in his/her absence, as required.
Perform related duties based on departmental needs.
Bachelor's degree with five(5) years experience; -OR-Associate's degree with seven (7) years experience; -OR-nine (9) years experience. Degreemust be in a related field; experience must be related.
Experience also requires at least three (3) years supervision.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Master's Degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, College Student Personnel, Counseling, or Social Work or related field.
Experience creating and implementing large-scale cultural programming.
Strong understanding of contemporary diversity, cultural awareness, gender equity, inclusion, social justice, and issues as they apply to higher education.
Experience with social media and assessment.
Knowledgeable in the intersectionality's as well as cultural and societal issues of Black communities.
Experience advising and providing ongoing support to students.
Skilled in grant writing, seeking sponsorships, and/or managing budgets.
Experience managing the operations and functionality of a space.
Cover letter or letter of interest.
Some evening and weekend work is required.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
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