Generous Benefits Package Available (per current contractual agreement)
Up to thirty-eight (38) paid time off days annually (prorated based on hire date).
Up to fourteen (14) paid holidays/days closed throughout the year (includes time off from December 24 through New Year’s Day) depending on hire date.
Health insurance benefits: Multiple medical health plan options upon date of hire. Employer-paid dental, life, and long-term disability insurance upon date of hire. Reimbursement payments for individuals declining medical and/or dental insurance coverage. Up to $500 annual vision/hearing allowance.
Participation in TIAA or MPSERS retirement system (includes employer and employee contribution options).
Scholarship for employee, spouse and/or dependent children to attend SC4 credit classes covering full cost of tuition and technology fee (when applicable) per campus guidelines. Additional funds for employment-related education/training each year upon approval.
Access to educational funds for education, professional memberships, travel and conferences
JOB SUMMARY: The Assistant DEI Officer is responsible for recruitment, retention, and assisting with implementing strategies to support the College's core institutional values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. This position will provide administrative support to the Office for Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DEI).
Promote DEI events and programs on and off-campus to benefit faculty, staff, students, and communities served by St. Clair County Community College.
Assist the Chief DEI Officer with the facilitation of the DEI Mentorship Program.
Coordinate educational and DEI student development activities. Activities include but are not limited to workshops, recreational activities, networking opportunities, professional development opportunities, etc.
Keep abreast of current research on the experiences of historically underrepresented and underserved students in higher education.
Recruit, train, and support peer and professional mentors to facilitate participants' career, social, and cultural growth and development.
Assist with advising efforts as assigned.
Perform other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Under the supervision of the Chief DEI Officer.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree required. One to two years of experience in a college setting is preferred. Prior work experience with underserved and underrepresented populations preferred. Excellent public relations skills, including an ability to work effectively with people of diverse ages, ethnicities, gender, sexual orientation, and socio-economic backgrounds.
Self-motivated, team player, advocating and exemplifying a cooperative approach to solving problems.
Continuous learner, strong work ethic, energetic, sense of urgency, and "can-do" attitude.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and organizational skills.
Computer software experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Ability to work effectively with a variety of constituents.
SC4 seeks and supports diverse, talented and experienced employees dedicated to maximizing student success. As an equal opportunity institution, it is the policy of SC4 that no person shall be discriminated against, excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, sex including gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation, marital status, height, weight, disability that does not prevent performing essential job functions, or any other criteria prohibited by law in its academic and vocational programs, activities, admissions, financial assistance or employment efforts. We strongly encourage people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, veterans, individuals with disabilities and all others to apply. Title IX is a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex including gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation in any educational program or activity in educational institutions that receive federal funding. This law extends coverage to employment applicants as well as students, emp...loyees, or others affiliated with the College. Learn more or report concerns of potential Title IX violations.