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Job Title: Coordinator for Multicultural Programs
Job Category: Other  [ View All Other Jobs ]
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Coordinator for Multicultural Programs

Position Description
The Coordinator for Multicultural Programs will plan, coordinate, and implement a broad range of student-centered activities, mentorship initiatives, and programs to promote multicultural education and development for all students with emphasis on under-served student populations. The coordinator will seek to create awareness, understanding and sensitivity to groups who currently and historically have been marginalized because of race, gender, class, and other classifications. The position reports to the Special Advisor to the President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Expectations & Responsibilities
        Plan, coordinate and implement a broad range of student-centered activities and programs to support and promote multicultural education, equity, inclusion, and advocacy for students, and, as possible, to support such efforts for the entire community.
        Manage, advise, and mentor, Black Student Union, Sexuality and Gender Alliance, Fontbonne International Student Alliance, and other multicultural student organizations, as needed.
        Serve as a multicultural specialist and student development generalist in a team-oriented setting within the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement as we serve all students, student organizations, and our under-served students in particular.
        Supervise a graduate assistant and various other student leaders and student workers who enact the mission of the office.
        Collaborate with campus partners to support multicultural initiatives.
        Assist with the summer scholars program designed to support the transition to college for conditionally admitted, low-income or first-generation students.
        Participate in appropriate professional development opportunities and engage in professional organizations where appropriate.
        Provide consultation, information, mentoring, referrals and mediation to students when needed.
        Assist in assessment and evaluation of department programs.
        Perform all other related duties as assigned.

How to Apply
Please navigate to the Employment page on the Fontbonne website (link below). Click on the job posting and then select one of the blue-highlighted "Apply" buttons at the bottom of the page to begin your application.
Interested applicants should submit:
        Letter of application
        Résumé / Curriculum Vitae
        Name and contact information for three references
NOTE: Educational Transcripts and Certification Documentation may be requested during the interview process.
Excellent Benefit Package offered including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D and Disability insurance, and 403(b) Retirement Plan.
Director, Human Resources
Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105
Fontbonne University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Fontbonne complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Our Mission & Vision
Fontbonne University, a Catholic institution founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, provides transformative education committed to the common good, inspiring students to become global citizens who think critically and act ethically to create a more just world.
About Fontbonne University
Fontbonne University is a vibrant and strong academic institution located in the Clayton suburb within the St. Louis metropolitan area. We were founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and established in the Catholic tradition, yet we serve and welcome a diverse group of students from all faiths, cultures, backgrounds, and beliefs. With nearly 1,000 students enrolled, we offer Division III athletics, a large range of student organizations, and more than 100 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs. Fontbonne University is uniquely situated to offer the best of city sights and scenes coupled with beautiful and historic homes and neighborhoods.
Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, Fontbonne University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Candidates from historically under-represented groups, whose work furthers our diversity and inclusion efforts and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.
Open your mind. Follow your heart. Take the leap. Challenging, welcoming, affordable. Fontbonne will prepare you for an engaged and rewarding life, no matter how you're called to serve.

Required Knowledge
        Cultural norms and tendencies within diverse groups
        Issues relating to diversity, equity and inclusion
        Techniques for mediation involving intercultural conflicts
        Understanding of college student development
        Issues related to the university experiences of underrepresented groups
        Knowledge of contemporary discourses, issues, research and best practices for equity and diversity.
Required Skills or Abilities
        Demonstrated success in building consensus between and among individuals and groups with diverse interests
        Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to communicate positively and articulately in a variety of settings
        Ability to design and implement community-specific and needs-based programming
        Demonstrated flexibility, time management, initiative, organizational skills and multi-tasking on a daily basis.
        Ability to maintain professional boundaries with students and serve as an exceptional mentor/role model
        Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekend hours.
Qualifications & Formal Education
        Master's degree preferred in student personnel service or related field, and experience (1-2 years' experience including graduate assistantship work) in areas of diversity, inclusion, and multicultural affairs.
        Experience in activities, multicultural programming, leadership programming and training, and advising students.
        Experience working with students of color and other under-served students.

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  • Full Time
Salary Range: Unspecified
Other Information
Degree: Unspecified
Experience (year): Unspecified
Job Location: St. Louis - USA   View a map of this job
Address: 68002 Wydown Blvd.,
Zip/Postal Code: 63105
Post Date: 05/24/2022
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