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The Program Coordinator position reports directly to the Assistant Dean and Director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is part of the division of Student Life at Maryville University. Currently, the Diversity and Inclusion staff consists of an Assistant Dean/Director, two Program Coordinators and a graduate assistant.
The Program Coordinator for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion serves as an advocate for underrepresented students while simultaneously developing, implementing and assessing programs and initiatives that enhances campus life and stimulates the experiences of students through a social justice lens. The coordinator works directly with students and community constituents through our Multicultural Scholars Program, multicultural student organizations, and pre-collegiate and outreach programs.
Support the Multicultural Scholars Program with strategic planning, advising, implementation, and coverage
Develop and implement programs to serve underrepresented students such as: Life Skills, Health/Wellness, Retention, Finance, Civic Engagement, Time Management, Having Presence, Networking, Conflict Management and others as needed.
Manage and oversee outreach programs
Serve as an advisor to student organizations
Work on ad-hoc projects, as assigned
Provide referrals, guidance, and intervention for students with underrepresented identities who may be experiencing bias, difficultly negotiating institutional processes, or marginalization due to cultural differences; work in concert with relevant student services and advocate as needed
Exemplary skills in program development and implementation
Demonstrated commitment to ethnic and cultural diversity
Cultural competency and capacity to connect and communicate compassion across a breadth of identities
Excellent oral written communication skills
Experience in event planning and/or student organization advising
Possess a collaborative approach to working with students, faculty and staff
Current driver’s license and ability to obtain certification to drive University vans
Experience working with students from underrepresented populations
Experience working with multicultural organizations
Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds
Master’s degree in student development or related field
2 years of student affairs higher education experience (internship and practicum experience is acceptable)
Internal Number: 20100743
About Maryville University
Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution with over 6,400 students. Maryville offers more than 75 degrees at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels to students from 50 states and 47 countries. Consistently ranked as a top private school by Forbes and Kiplinger’s, in 2012 and 2013 Maryville was named the No. 1 Overperforming University in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Maryville’s athletics teams compete in 18 sports at the NCAA Division II level in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Founded in 1872, the University is ideally situated on 130 picturesque acres in West St. Louis County.