The Assistant Director of Diversity Initiatives and Curriculum directs the CommUNITY Education program and assistants with other Residential Life diversity initiatives. This position will also lead the department's curriculum and programming initiatives. In addition, this position provides leadership and daily oversight for the CommUNITY Education Program (CUE). Recruits, selects and trains three graduate assistants and 16 undergraduate staff in coordination with the Assistant Director Residential Life - Selection and Training. Directly supervises and evaluates CUE staff. Gathers data and evaluates the program against established outcomes. Establishes and maintains working relationships with the hosting center full-time staff. Works with the Associate Director of Residential Life Selection, Diversity and Inclusion to plan and execute campus-wide sponsored events including the Civil Rights Immersion Trip, Conversations on Race, NCORE participation, etc. Maintains and monitors the CUE program budget.
Provides leadership and department level oversight for the Residential Curriculum. Serves as chair (or co-chair with an experienced in center staff member) of the Residential Curriculum committee. Guides training initiatives to ensure that all full-time graduate and undergraduate staff understand and can implement curricular initiatives for residents. Leads collaborative efforts with campus partners to ensure that their initiatives and goals align with the curriculum objectives of Residential Life. Gathers data and evaluate the program against established outcomes.
Works with the Associate Director Residential Life - Selection, Diversity and Inclusion and the Assistant Director Residential Life - Training to develop and present diversity and social justice training for full-time, graduate, and undergraduate staff. Serve as a resource to RPS staff on issues related to diversity and social justice education. Work to building cooperative relationships with campus partners in programming and advocating for underrepresented students. Collaborate with the Associate Director Residential Life - Selection, Diversity and Inclusion and the Assistant Director Residential Life - Selection and Training to ensure the recruitment, selection, and retention of staff from underrepresented backgrounds. Coordinates U450 class with Assistant Director - Selection and Training.
Serves as a member of the Residential Life Leadership Team. Serves on the Residential Life Diversity Initiatives Committee. Assists with other duties related to the support of the overall Residential Life staff as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in a related field.
Master's degree in a related field.
Two years in residence life, higher education student affairs, or a related field.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills.
Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent collaboration and team building skills.
Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback.
Instills commitment to organizational goals.
Demonstrated analytical skills.
Demonstrated problem solving skills.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
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.