The assistant director is responsible for assisting in providing strategic planning and effective management of initiatives and programs related to sustaining the mission of the Center for Justice and Liberation. The assistant director will assist in coordinating the university's effort to build and maintain a campus environment that is inclusive, pluralistic, and diverse. This person is responsible for the oversight and planning of the programs, workshops and training sessions that promote goals and values of a diverse, engaged and inclusive campus for students and the entire University community. The successful candidate is also responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with a variety of constituent groups on campus (i.e. undocumented students, first generation, BIPOC, international students, LGBTQIA+ students and their allies, students with disabilities, etc.).
This person will help to develop and facilitate learning opportunities that affirm the university’s values focused on the awareness of and appreciation for racial, ethnic and cultural diversity, LGBTQ students, overall campus climate, retention/academic success, and advocacy. The assistant director will assist in evaluating student learning outcomes and the effectiveness of the Center’s programs and trainings; assist in managing logistics, communications, and strategy for high-profile programs; and serve on internal and external committees relating to departmental vision. Other responsibilities include strategic advocacy and policy development; assistance on programs and initiatives focused on student success related to academic support and student services, awards/recognitions, student leadership, and educational, social, and cultural programs. The assistant director oversees the day-to-day operations of the center for justice and liberation, and assists in hiring, supervising, and evaluating student employees.
- A bachelor’s degree in higher education
- One year of experience in Higher Education
- Master's Degree in higher education
Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email email@example.com.
Office activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and interaction with computer equipment; occasional bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 5-10 pounds.
Ability to work a flexible schedule according to departmental needs, which may include occasional evenings and weekends.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please apply online and attach resume and cover letter.
Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to background check.
This position is not eligible for H1B visa sponsorship.
Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Salem State University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement.
Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.
Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may be removed at any time and additional applications will not be accepted.