The IUPUI Multicultural Center seeks to support the entire student population promoting the value of diversity, broadening multicultural awareness and sensitivity, advancing cultural competence, and encouraging cross-cultural collaborative relationships through retention, engagement and education.
The primary role of the Coordinator for Social Justice Education is to assist with developing experiences designed to promote and increase the awareness, knowledge, and skills of the campus community surrounding cultural competence and social justice through coordinating large scale programs and providing leadership to the Social Justice Scholars Program. The Coordinator for Social Justice Education will be responsible for providing a learning environment and programs that facilitates the academic and leadership development of the Social Justice Scholars. The Coordinator collaborates with other members of the Multicultural Center team and the larger IUPUI community to provide social justice education to the campus.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Plan and execute Social Justice Education's large scale events such as the Tunnel of Oppression and the Social Justice Symposium. Oversee student and staff committees associated with the large scale events.
Supervise and advise the 17 scholars on a weekly basis to provide performance feedback, academic support, and programmatic support; including working with the scholars to create an annual calendar of events to disseminate to the campus community. Develop strong peer-dialogue practices for 17 scholars.
Collaborate with staff and faculty to incorporate central social justice theme into programming as well as build relationships with student organizations and key community partners.
Oversee the programmatic budgets for the large scale programs as well as provide oversight of the scholar's budget.
Perform other related duties that assist in advancing the mission, vision, values, and goals of the Multicultural Center and the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Master's degree in Higher Education, College Student Personnel Administration, Social Work or a related field; OR Bachelor’s degree and two years of applicable work experience.
Skilled in advising diverse students. Passionate about social justice. Experienced in peer-led program development and working with diverse populations. Experience in facilitation, program development, and engaging with populations and individuals of diverse backgrounds. Knowledge and understanding of scholarship in identity development, student activism and allyship, and social justice. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information.
Salary Plan: PAO
Salary Grade: 2SA
Campus: IUPUI - Indianapolis
Department: MULTICULTURAL CENTER (IN-MULT-IUINA)
Internal Number: 76905
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.