OFFICIAL TITLE: Staff Associate for Multicultural Affairs
SUPERVISION RECEIVED : Assistant Dean/Director of Multicultural Affairs/Alternatives for Individual Development
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May supervise student employees
General Statement of Duties: The Staff Associate for Multicultural Affairs will primarily be responsible for the coordination of the Upward Bound Program, collaboration and support of other pipeline programs, and assisting with retention efforts associated with programs within the OMA office. In doing so, the incumbent will work with students from recruitment to the post-college experience, tracking students' progress using both qualitative and quantitative measurements.
(E) = Essential
1. (E) Assumes primary responsibility for the coordination of the Upward Bound program for both the academic year and the summer program. 2. (E) Provides outreach and recruits program participants for Upward Bound and Alternative for Individual Development (A.I.D.). a. Requires availability of Saturdays and overnight for residential summer component. 3. (E) Provides assistance, collaboration and support with other pipeline programs with OMA. 4. (E) In conjunction with the A.I.D coordinator, advises and assists program participants who are Juniors and Seniors to develop a transition path post-college experience. 5. (E) Assumes the leadership and coordination of the Young Men's Group (YMG). 6. (E) Recruits and serves as coordinator to peer advisors. 7. (E) Assists as a liaison on behalf of OMA for on-campus and community-efforts that focus on education, intercultural relations, and co-curricular efforts on behalf of WSU. 8. (E) Assists with educational, cultural, and social events that are designed to achieve program goals and objectives. 9. (E) Assists with creative partnerships on campus and in the community that focus on educational and co-curricular intercultural interactions. 10. (E) Provides academic support to all program participants. 11. (E) Maintains and completes appropriate records. 12. (E) Tracks and records student's progress, using both quantitative and qualitative data. 13. Assists the Assistant Dean/Director as necessary. 14. (E) Demonstrates civility and professional, customer-service oriented behavior, worthy of emulation by other staff and students. 15. (E) Responsible for contributing to the WSU Strategic Plan. 16. (E) Responsible for contributing to Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action objectives. 17. Performs other duties as assigned.
1. Bachelor's degree required 2. 1 - 3 years of related work experience. 3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be able to communicate effectively with students, faculty, staff, and administration. 4. Experience working in a higher education setting. 5. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with educational student development. 6. Knowledge of higher education principles, practices, and procedures. 7. Demonstrated experience with educational, cultural, and recreational programming. 8. Availability to work off hours including some Saturdays and overnights to accommodate the residential summer component of Upward Bound.
Worcester State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer which seeks to reflect the diversity of its community.
The firm annual salary range for this full-time, benefited APA position is: $45,000 - $55,000.
All applicants must apply online at worcester.interviewexchange.com
Expected documents for submission include a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Applicants must complete the National Student Clearinghouse Authorization form or submit the official transcript of highest degree.
All information that can be uploaded to one's e-account should be done so by the applicant; information which cannot may be faxed to 508-929-8169 or emailed to email@example.com, or may be sent to the following address:
Director of Human Resources
Worcester State University
486 Chandler Street
Worcester, MA 01602-2597
Internal Number: 114246
About Worcester State University
WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY is a vibrant public university located in the residential west side of Worcester, Massachusetts, the second largest city in New England and home to 38,000 college students at more than a dozen colleges and universities. Situated on a compact 58-acre campus, the University offers 50 undergraduate and graduate academic programs to more than 6,400 students annually. The Princeton Review ranks us as one of the 75 "Best Value" public colleges in the country, as well as a "Best in the Northeast" college.