Summary Of Position:
The Center for Race, Ethnicity, and Diversity Education (CREDE) at Elon University advances the conversation on student diversity education campus-wide to develop intercultural competence and provides race and ethnicity related advocacy, services, and programs to promote intellectual achievement, personal success, and social belonging of all students, faculty, and staff, particularly those from underrepresented and historically marginalized communities.
The Associate Director of the CREDE is primarily responsible for coordinating student diversity education and working collaboratively with campus offices that specialize in social identities to provide diversity education campus-wide. This individual develops programs that increase students' capacity for critical thinking about identity and intercultural awareness issues and works in partnership with administration, faculty, staff, alumni, and the community to create a supportive environment for inclusion. The position will assist the Assistant Dean of Students/ Director in serving/leading divisional and university committees to enhance the ALANAM1 student experience. The Associate Director will help manage the day-to-day functions and operations in the CREDE. The position involves high student interactions and mentoring and is a full-time, 12-month position, reporting to the Assistant Dean of Students/Director of the Center for Race, Ethnicity, and Diversity Education.
1 ALANAM: African American/Black, Latinx/Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American/Alaskan Native, Multiracial
Special Skills Or Experience:
Knowledge of theories and practices for college student development and identity formation, group development, and dynamics; experience conducting programs and workshops; understanding of race, ethnicity, culture, and marginalized individuals and groups. Demonstrated commitment to diversity education, inclusion, and race equity. Effective presenter, public speaker, and administrator. Knowledge and ability to supervise, train, manage, and schedule professional staff.
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time Regular
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Diversity Education and Identity Formation for all Students
Welcoming and Supportive Environment for ALANAM Students
Elon University has built a national reputation as a premier student-centered arts and sciences university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a No. 1 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and No. 9 for innovation. Global engagement is central to Elon's experience and the Institute of International Education has ranked the institution No. 1 in the nation for study abroad for 16 straight years.
In addition, Elon is the only university in the nation ranked in the top-20 by U.S. News for excellence in all eight academic programs "Focused on Student Success." Elon's more than 7,000 students prepare to become the resilient, ambitious and ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe.