At DMU you will make a meaningful contribution to the dynamic future of Medicine and Health Sciences. DMU is seeking a Multicultural Affairs Coordinator. This position supports the goals and objectives of the Diversity and Multicultural Affairs department with special emphasis on working closely with students, faculty, and staff to create a campus culture of inclusiveness. The Multicultural Affairs Coordinator provides overall assistance for the programs and trainings the department offers and supports the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusiveness as core institutional values. The Coordinator position will provide direct administrative support to the Assistant Director and Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) to include duties related to the day-to-day operations including typing, filing, photocopying, coordination of schedules, oversight of certain diversity related activities, mailings, taking incoming calls, assisting in planning, tracking, and coordinating special events.
What you’ll do:
Supports the Assistant Director in advising students and supporting student clubs, groups, and organization.
Provides support and encouragement for underrepresented students and serve as an advocate on issues, problems, and concerns.
Provides office inventory communication for use by the department of Multicultural Affairs
Provides administrative general administrative support to the Multicultural Affairs Department. This includes but is not limited to greeting and assisting external contacts; answering telephone calls, providing information to callers, routing calls to appropriate individuals and placing outgoing calls; scheduling appointments, arranging travel schedules and reservations; handling incoming/outgoing mail, and typing/preparing correspondence and/or reports.
Assist with the preparation (proofreading, editing) of marketing materials (letters, emails, posters, brochures).
Attend, and be visible and present in events and programs on campus and the local community that are relevant to the Diversity and Multicultural Affairs office.
What we’re looking for:
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in related field i.e., social sciences, student development, social justice.
Minimum of three years’ direct experience with diversity services in an educational setting.
At least two years’ experience facilitating small groups.
Occasionally work on weekends and evenings.
Valid driver’s license
*To see the full job description go to Position Description at the bottom of this posting.
Our employees are what make DMU special, so we treat them well! Our Total Rewards reflect this commitment. Qualified faculty and staff enjoy 90% employer-paid medical, 10% retirement match, flexible work arrangements, community service time, tuition assistance, professional development funding, and access to wellness facilities with programs that promote a well-balanced lifestyle. Visit www.dmu.edu/employment to learn more about our benefits.
Founded in 1898, Des Moines University is a premier medical and health sciences institution comprising three colleges– College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, and College of Health Sciences – offering ten graduate degree programs. Join us as we impact the future of medicine and healthcare in our new state-of-the-art campus opening in West Des Moines in 2023.
Resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references required at time of online submission. Apply at www.dmu.edu/employment.
Department: Diversity and Multicultural Affairs
Pay rate: $26.01
Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Founded in 1898 in Iowa’s capital city, Des Moines University is a postgraduate medical university comprised of three colleges – College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery and College of Health Sciences – that offer nine graduate degree programs. Des Moines University combines the top advantages in medical education available today: an expert faculty, a rigorous and relevant curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities, a dynamic and diverse research environment, and a supportive, inclusive community of students and faculty active in learning and service. By consistently producing outstanding graduates who excel in their careers, DMU maintains one of the strongest reputations in the sphere of American medical education.