Lubbock Director 25211BR SILC Position Description Directs, plans, coordinates and supervises the operation and activities of a specialized unit or small department; develops and implements policies and procedures, administers the budget, organizes tasks and sets priorities. Serves as liaison with university personnel and community at large. Works under general supervision with broad latitude for initiative and independent judgment. Major/Essential Functions • Provide ongoing vision, direction, leadership and guidance as the director, in conjunction with the Senior Director of DDEI along with the VP of DDEI/CDO to oversee the Texas Tech University Intercultural Education & Engagement initiatives. Related duties include, but are not limited to: advising the Student Intersectional Leadership Council and supporting their intersectional leadership development, council development and coalition building; foster well-being and mental health programs for students to include monthly Healing Spaces and collaborate with other units for intercultural wellness initiatives; develop and oversee a student-centered, university and community-wide planning committees for intercultural educational and engagement programming; plan and execute student intercultural experiential learning opportunities; recruitment of participants to attend programs including marketing, information sessions; maintain a knowledge and understanding of protocols and procedures for reporting on: university policies, procedures and protocols regarding wellness, event coordination, student code of conduct, and other areas impacting students. • Provide oversight, supervision and engagement of university and community partners for the university cultural and heritage months/weeks/day events to include: Latinx Heritage Month, Indigenous Peoples Day, Indigenous Heritage Month, MLK Week, El Grito, Deeply Rooted Conversation Series, Women's Herstory Month, Phenomenal Women of TTU, and Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi, Arab Heritage Month. Develop new intercultural engagement and belonging programs as related to diversity, equity and inclusion. • Serve on various university committees related to intercultural engagement, belonging, and wellness to include but not limited to: International Education Week, Pride Week, Trans Awareness Week, Black History Month, Juneteenth, Tunnel of Awareness, DEI Dialogues, First-Gen Week, and other programs related to Intercultural & Intersectional identities. • Create, administer, analyze and report programmatic data and assessments of unit objectives and outcomes to include but not limited to: ensure compliance with federal, state, university regulations & requirements; prepare monthly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc reports to the Senior Director and Vice President for the Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; track program participant engagement, recruitment activities and counseling services, along with other data needed to further support unit and university strategic plan. • Responsible for budget projection and oversight to include but not limited to: analyze, interpret, review of fiscal accounts and preparation of fiscal reports, ensuring accuracy and compliance with policy and guidelines at the university.
Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree in related area required plus five years progressively responsible management experience. Additional education may substitute for experience on a year for year basis. Preferred Qualifications • Master's degree and Doctorate preferred in higher education, cultural/racial studies, counseling, educational psychology, or related field from an accredited institution • Experience in cultural student organization development, intersectional leadership development, coalition building and advocacy with marginalized and minoritized student groups • Formal training in effective student advising and/or counseling for diverse student population to include, but not limited to: first-generation, low-income, racially minoritized and marginalized students in belonging, crisis management, stress, racial trauma, healing spaces • Ability to supervise student and professional staff • Knowledge of budget management, program development and evaluation, and reporting and compliance with university regulations • Demonstrated experience working with diverse student populations in belonging, student engagement, intercultural engagement and cultural and heritage programming. • Excellent written communication and public speaking/presentation skills • Demonstrated knowledge of: intercultural/multicultural advising and/or counseling, student development theory and practices; college/university level program development, implementation and evaluation; developing and implementing student programming/activities in a higher education setting, including workshops, presentations, and events • Demonstrated ability in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with students, staff, and faculty; • Ability to utilize various technology to include Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and web-based data systems • Demonstrated skill in creating reports, assessments and outcomes-based reporting • Doctorate preferred in preferred in higher education, racial/ethnic studies, counseling, educational psychology, or related field from an accredited institution • Demonstrated skill in building community partnerships; program development, coordination, and implementation; promoting university student programs and services Does this position work in a research laboratory? No Required Attachments Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV Job Type Full Time Pay Basis Monthly Minimum Hire Rate 4413.92 Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage. Travel Required Up to 25% Shift Day Schedule Details Monday - Friday; 8 am to 5 pm Grant Funded? No Job Group First line Managers EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Director | Texas Tech University