Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.
The Office of Ethnic Programs & Services, a member of the Identity and Inclusion Unit within the Division of Student Affairs is seeking a multicultural practitioner with strong organizational, planning, and time management skills to assist in the development, planning, and implementation of programmatic efforts. The Program Manager will support underrepresented populations through campus programming, educational efforts, and advising students. This person will have a firm understanding of diversity and intersectionality as well as cultural and societal issues impacting students from African American/Black, Asian/Pacific Islander, Latinx/a/o, Native American/Indigenous, and multi-racial/multi-ethnic communities at a urban serving Institution. They will be charged to enhance cultural awareness through programming and training aimed at addressing such topics.
The Program Manager will oversee identity-based programs and will assist in implementing programs for the Darwin T. Turner Scholars Program. In addition, they will support student organizations as well as design and facilitate experiential training for the campus community. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to build relationships across cultures with faculty/staff students, parents, and community members. They will collaborate with Student Affairs units, academic departments, and other university units as well as community and alumni organizations when appropriate, specifically local, regional, and national organizations which serve Latinx/a/o and API student populations. This professional will cultivate relationships as they provide an inclusive and engaging environment for students that supports the mission of the university.
Assist in the development and management of EPS and I&I unit related program and events.
Develop and facilitate DEI related professional development for faculty and staff.
Implement policies and procedures.
Maintain budget, prepare contracts, approve and monitor expenditures, prepare budget requests and financial reports.
Act as liaison to internal departments, external entities, and community organizations.
Publish newsletters, manage social media and develop other publication materials.
Compile and prepare periodic reports and surveys.
May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
Perform related duties based on departmental need.
Seven (7) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
Three (3) years of relevant experience.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Master's degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, College Student Personnel, Counseling, Social Work, Sociology, or Multicultural Studies.
Two years of demonstrated professional experience and knowledge of current diverse student populations and concerns in higher education.
Experience with diversity/multicultural/international programming; creating and engaging in collaboration with individuals, groups, offices, and/or community members in programs and projects; advocating for identities that you do not hold; experience with social media and assessment; skills in grant writing, seeking sponsorships and/or managing budgets.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range of $40,738.32 - $43,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.