Community Engagement Coordinator - Cross Cultural Center
January 30, 2018
Saint Louis, Missouri
Full Time - Experienced
Multicultural Affairs, Service/Civic Engagement, Social Justice Education
In support of Saint Louis University's Jesuit mission, the Cross Cultural Center promotes and maintains an inclusive environment of mutual respect for people of all backgrounds, cultures and identities.
Our mission is to promote multicultural awareness and education, provide support services to historically underrepresented and marginalized student (including faculty/staff) populations and help develop students into critically reflective and socially just leaders. Our efforts are grounded in cultivating knowledge and engagement through intentional collaborations, experiences, initiatives and programs.
The Community Engagement Coordinator is a vital member of the Cross Cultural Center team. The Community Engagement Coordinator, supervised by the Director of Cross Cultural Center, is expected to work with the team to establish goals and strategies for the center. Under general direction, the Community Engagement Coordinator has primary responsibility is to strengthen and develop meaningful and sustainable relationships with external partners and stakeholders; assists in the implementation of program initiatives for the campus community (faculty, staff and students); oversees community-facing programming; provides guidance and training to student organizations; and assists in the overall daily operations of the Cross Cultural Center.
Develops and implements educational programs
Assists students, faculty, and staff in the development of programs to engage the community in program initiatives.
Work with community organizations to build relationships for programmatic efforts for Cross Cultural Center and Division of Diversity and Community Engagement
Collaborates with other University partners including, but not limited to: Housing and Residence Life, U101, Academic Support services, Center for Service and Community Engagement, and Undergraduate Initiatives for the facilitation of workshops.
Work to support Division of Diversity and Community Engagement strategic priorities and learning outcomes.
Partners with departments on programmatic activities and events that supplement classroom experiences; works closely with faculty and staff in developing co-curricular activities focused on community engagement and restorative justice.
Maintain a balanced calendar and schedule of office hours for committee, meetings, and one-on-ones
Provide written reports (programmatic reports, monthly reports, quarterly reports)
Participate in budget planning discussions and the development of the fiscal year budget with proposed and revised budget planning; oversee budget lines for assigned area
Utilize quantitative and qualitative assessment to produce positive changes and provide quality service to faculty, staff, and students
Support and administer approved department and/or division assessment programs/initiatives
Capture feedback from campus community about academic, personal or community success/issues/concerns
Track and assess intervention efforts for reporting purposes
Assists with the coordination of related awareness, training, and educational programs in conjunction with University departments, and external community partners and stakeholders.
Plans and executes major community-sponsored programs for the campus community;
Promotes dialogue and aid in the interaction among groups that represent diversity on campus; facilitates, co-teaches, and/or participates in the delivery of credit and non-credit bearing educational experiences.
Serves on University-wide committees representing the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement.
A formal Saint Louis University Application must be completed prior to any interview to be considered as a candidate. https://jobs.slu.edu.
Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred in Higher Education, Social Work, Education, or Student Personnel Administration; supplemented with two (2) years of related experience.
Finalists will be subjected to a background check and will be required to submit fingerprints as a part of the process. All candidates will be required to submit academic transcripts to verify education.
Additional Salary Information: Remuneration
This position is 12 months. Salary Commensurate with Experience. University offers an excellent benefits package, including choices in healthcare, investment opportunities, and tuition remission for up to 18 graduate credit hours per calendar year. Of these hours, $5,250 in tuition is tax-free.
Saint Louis University is a private Roman Catholic four-year research university with campuses in St. Louis, Missouri, United States and Madrid, Spain. Founded in 1818, it is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River and the second-oldest Jesuit university in the United States. It is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. It has an enrollment of 13,505 students, including 8,687 undergraduate students and 4,818 graduate students that represents all 50 states and more than 70 foreign countries. Its average class size is 23.8 and the student-faculty ratio is 12:1.
The Mission of Saint Louis University is the pursuit of truth for the greater glory of God and for the service of humanity. In support of its mission, the University:
Encourages and supports innovative scholarship and effective teaching in all fields of the arts; the humanities; the natural, health and medical sciences; the social sciences; the law; business; aviation; and technology.
Creates an academic environment that values and promotes free, active and origin...al intellectual inquiry among its faculty and students.
Fosters programs that link University resources to local, national and international communities in collaborative efforts to alleviate ignorance, poverty, injustice and hunger; extend compassionate care to the ill and needy; and maintain and improve the quality of life for all persons.
Strives continuously to seek means to build upon its Catholic, Jesuit identity and to promote activities that apply its intellectual and ethical heritage to work for the good of society as a whole.
Welcomes students, faculty and staff from all racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds and beliefs and creates a sense of community that facilitates their development as men and women for others.
Nurtures within its community an understanding of and commitment to the promotion of faith and justice in the spirit of the Gospels.
Wisely allocates its resources to maintain efficiency and effectiveness in attaining its mission and goals.
More information about Saint Louis University can be found at http://www.slu.edu.