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Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcome and supported.
The Highlights Reporting to the Director of the Center for Latino Research (CLR), the Assistant Director's primary responsibility will be to assist with the publication process of the CLR's journal, Dilogo. The Asst. Director will organize quarterly meetings; assist in copyediting; manage the journal's budget; develops social media and advertising; maintain the journal's files and website; and act as a liaison between the journal's multiple audiences and contributors, both internal and external. In addition, the Asst. Director will assist in efforts to recruit and retain Latinx students at DePaul by tracking student involvement in our programs and analyzing this data for trends; supervising undergraduate reading and writing groups sponsored by the CLR; and acting as liaison to the Latinx Graduation committee. The Asst. Director will also help plan and manage events sponsored by the CLR; assist with managing the CLR faculty fellowship; organize meetings for the CLR/LALS External Advisory Board, and help evaluate the impact and outcomes of the CLR's programs.
Is This You?
Dilogo responsibilities: • Assist in cataloging new submissions to Dilogo; handle general queries about the journal; check the journal's email account; manage correspondence with peer reviewers, guest editors, and other contributors; and obtain review copies of books from publishers; • Collaborates with the Director in preliminary copyediting and formatting of articles and reviews (in English and/or Spanish); • Develops social media and advertising, including disseminating new calls for papers; • When possible, assist in promoting the journal at local conferences or other academic gatherings; • Maintain Dilogo's files and databases (managing submissions, publication contracts and permissions, lists of peer reviewers, etc.); • Manage Dialgo's budget; • Help plan and manage events sponsored by the CLR, especially Dilogo receptions and quarterly editorial board meetings;
Collaborates with the director in the recruitment and retention of Latinx students by tracking student participation in our programs, analyzing this data, and suggesting and designing programming that responds to students' needs and desires; Supervise student reading and writing groups sponsored by the CLR; Serve as liaison to the annual Latinx Graduation committee;
Organize quarterly meetings for the newly established CLR/LALS Alumnae/i Advisory Board; Serve as the primary conduit for communication and professional updates between CLR/LALS and alumnae/i; Serve as liaison between CLR and other Latinx alum groups;
Assist with evaluating the impact and outcomes of the CLR's programs by collecting and analyzing data on events; Assist the CLR director in preparing Annual Report.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Your Education & Experience
Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred
3-5 experience years in coordinator/academic positions
Oral and written fluency in Spanish strongly preferred
Previous editorial experience preferred
Assist in managing, training, and mentoring of student staff. Supervise student reading and writing groups sponsored by the CLR.
Manage budget for Dilogo publication and advertising
Other Skills & Abilities Required
Must be able to work independently and is a self-starter; publishing experience is a plus, especially copy-editing.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Has the ability to adapt quickly to various audiences and new tasks, to multi-task, and to manage time effectively.
Pays attention to detail and is accurate and complete in one's work.
Advanced ability with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Adobe Suite.
In-depth knowledge of university operations, policies and procedures, and culture of higher education.
Ability to collaborate with other staff members and units in the university.
Flexible & adaptable; able to work with a sense of urgency when needed
Additional Information For consideration, please include a resume and cover letter.
Occasionally needs to be available in the evenings to help host/moderate programming and activities.
Working for a stable and well-known University that values diversity and inclusion.
Medical, dental, and vision benefits.
Generous paid time off, sick time, holidays, floating holidays, and more!
Matching retirement plan up to 10%.
Tuition waivers for employees and dependents!
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At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us. DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.