Required Qualifications: (As evidenced by an attached resume) Bachelor's Degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Three years professional experience in talent acquisition, student outreach and/or workforce/student recruiting. Professional experience recruiting graduate students. Experience implementing successful outreach or recruitment plans and activities. Event or program coordination experience. Proficiency with Microsoft Office. Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver's License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. (***Out-of-State Applicants, see "Special Notes").
Preferred Qualifications: Proven ability to work with people from various and diverse backgrounds (for example: academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity and sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds). Experience working in a higher education institution. Professional experience successfully recruiting doctoral students and/or postdoctoral trainees. Experience with federal grants, science education programs, graduate students and/or postdoctoral trainees.
Brief Description of Duties: The Diversity Recruitment Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation, and management of a graduate student recruitment and outreach plan; building relationships with feeder institutions; and providing assistance to the graduate programs on recruitment initiatives. The candidate will have the ability to forge new relationships and effectively communicate with people and experience multi-tasking and managing multiple priorities/projects.
Initiate, develop and implement a strategic and cost-effective plan for doctoral student recruitment; foster existing pipeline relationships as well as creating new meaningful relationships with feeder schools, Center for Inclusive Education (CIE) alumni, national laboratories and/or research areas in order to develop mutually beneficial recruitment associations. Collect and analyze institutional, regional and national data that evaluates and informs diversity recruitment practices. Work with the Institute for Advanced Computational Sciences (IACS) to coordinate teams for recruitment at computational science conferences and institution-specific research and recruitment talks to grow the pool of URM graduate applicants to computational science related degree programs. This includes nurturing relationships with potential individual applicants. Support IACS in the recruitment of Postdoctoral Fellows and other scholars. Assist with the recruitment of the annual cohorts of Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award (IRACDA) Postdoctoral trainees.
Raise the visibility and prominence of the institution by participating in college fairs, professional societies, and conferences as well as organizing on-campus events (such as Graduate School Preview Day and the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students) to speak to prospective students and make connections to faculty and staff with access to a critical mass of prospective students. Develop and disseminate diversity-specific recruitment publications. Organize the annual IACS Programming Challenge and info session. Plan, advertise and manage the Discover SB You recruitment weekend for prospective underrepresented minority doctoral degree applicants.
Develop and execute effective arm-chair recruitment activities by creating and implementing databases to advertise opportunities, communicate and track prospective students. Use Slate to search, identify and track potential masters and doctoral applicants. Employ social media and other outlets to create a meaningful online presence, communicate with prospective students in a systematic fashion and advertise exciting opportunities on campus. Meet with underrepresented applicants to Stony Brook's graduate degree programs during the recruitment and interview phases of consideration, connecting them with relevant CIE & IACS program managers and potential communities of interest across campus. Assist IACS in the execution of a social media strategy and outreach calendar focused on recruitment of underrepresented scholars for research opportunities at the Institute. Serve as administrative coordinator of the IACS recruitment and diversity faculty committees.
Meet regularly with faculty and academic departments by disciplinary group (applied math, computer science, social sciences, engineering sciences, humanities, biological sciences and physical sciences) to collect ideas and feedback from graduate program directors and coordinators by disciplinary category to better understand specific department cultures and the types of students who are successful in their particular programs. Work with university and departments to develop interventions that will address barriers to admission.
Advise CIE staff on how best to implement various graduate student programs (academic, professional development and social) and activities to attract new diversity recruits and successfully assess the needs of our diverse student populations. Meet regularly with IACS to develop and lead programming to support diverse student participation in IACS research and certificate programs.
Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.
Special Notes: This is a full-time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
***Out-of-State Applicants: Please note as a condition of employment and in order for this position to be tendered, the successful incumbent will be required to provide evidence of a valid license and driving abstract from the state issuing the license within five business days of a conditional offer and must obtain a NYS driver's license within 30 days of acceptance of offer.
In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation that all hospitals and nursing homes "continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19," Candidates who are not already vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later. The regulation also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The regulation allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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Job Number: 2201650
Official Job Title: Senior Staff Assistant
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
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