The Coordinator for Intergroup Relations (IGR) assists in providing campus leadership in student learning in the area of intergroup relations and social justice education, partnering with other units in the DSA and faculty. Priorities include: This role is responsible for recruiting, training, and supervising the peer educators and overall coordination and leadership for the Students Empowering and Engaging in Dialogue (SEED) program. Additionally, the Coordinator has shared leadership for programmatic and course facilitation with the IGRaffiliated learning community within University Housing. The Coordinator is also responsible for hiring, training and supervising the summer Diversity Peer Ambassadors as a part of new student orientation. Opportunities for SEED to have campus-wide involvement and access that increases students understanding of multicultural and cross-cultural issues. This position requires domain knowledge, skills, and abilities pertaining to student development, identity development, intergroup, intercultural, social justice education, and group facilitation.
The selected candidate will be student-centered, well-organized and able to work well under pressure with multiple and changing priorities. To be successful in this position, the Coordinator must have an expressed and demonstrated commitment to diversity and social justice and student development in relation to promoting intergroup relations inside and outside of the classroom, and creating an inclusive residential learning community. In addition, excellent interpersonal and written communication, organization, ethical and effective decision making, administrative skills, self-motivated and ability to work independently, long term planning and visioning, experience supervising students.
As an administrative official of the University, the Coordinator will be under the supervision purview of the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs. This position includes working with diverse groups of students, faculty and staff, such as non-traditionally aged; gender diverse; transgender; religiously diverse; international; persons with disabilities; gay, lesbian, bi-sexual; persons of different racial and ethnic backgrounds; and socio-economic status.
Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Sociology, Communications, Peace and Conflict Studies, Ethnic Studies or related area;
Three years of full-time professional experience working in higher educational setting (NOTE: two years of 20+ hours/week Graduate Assistant experience is equivalent to one year of professional experience);
Direct experience with the development, coordination, planning and facilitation of educational programming/workshops related to diversity, social justice, identity and student development within a university setting;
Demonstrated understanding and personal engagement of dynamics of power, privilege, and oppression across multiple identities (ie: race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, class, disability, religion, etc);
Demonstrated experience working collaboratively across identity groups
Internal Number: 201900114AP
About Colorado State University
The Division of Student Affairs (DSA) fosters a campus community that supports students in the development of their unique potential, inspiring them to be active learners, successful graduates, and engaged global citizens. The Division employs approximately 846 full-time and 3440 part-time staff with an annual budget of over $140 million, and as importantly, seeks student affairs professionals of great character, who inspire our students as visionary leaders, and bring with them passion, positivity, and humor to their work and to the campus. This position will be specifically embedded within the Student Diversity Programs and Services cluster, which consist of seven cultural and resource centers that support underrepresented students at CSU. The cluster creates mutual opportunities and promotes programs that offer diverse perspectives based on cross cultural learning. The position with be closely affiliated with University Housing, with the goals and vision to create safe and inclusive learning communities, that support, challenge, and inspire students to be ethical leaders and citizens in a diverse society.
The Coordinator will be a part of the Student Diversity Programs and S...ervices team within the Division of Student Affairs. This position includes working with diverse groups of students, faculty and staff, such as non- traditionally aged; gender diverse; transgender; religiously diverse; international; persons with disabilities; gay, lesbian, bi-sexual; persons of different racial and ethnic backgrounds; and socio-economic status. This is a new full-time position with great opportunity for developing and shaping these efforts.