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Program Coordinator

$54,000 – $59,000 yearly

Salem State University

Last Updated: 1/11/23

Job Description

The program coordinator serves as a resource, advocate, and advisor to all students represented within the affinity space. This person is responsible for educational programming and advocacy and will help to develop and implement innovative ways 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 of BIPOC students, LGBTQIA+ topics around gender and sexuality, social justice, DEI, and anti-racism. The Center for Justice and Liberation collaborates with the Counseling Center, Campus Life and Recreation, Residence Life, Student Organizations, and Office of Inclusive Excellence.

Salem State University is committed to cultivating a vibrant campus life, and collaborative working and learning environment, in which all members of our community feel welcomed, included, respected, empowered, and valued. The Center for Justice and Liberation serves as a comprehensive collaborative community space that honors, centers, and advocates for the holistic development and retention of students of underrepresented, marginalized, and stigmatized identities due to oppressive structures.

Required Qualifications:

  • A bachelors degree in higher education administration, or a related field
  • One year of experience within an educational environment
  • Experience working with issues of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working within the BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ community is strongly preferred

Working Conditions:

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

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.

EEO Statement:
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.

Company Details

Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Our Mission Salem State's mission is to provide a high quality, student-centered education that prepares a diverse community of learners to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society, and serve as a resource to advance the region's cultural, social and economic development. Our Vision Salem State University will be a premier teaching university that engages students in an inspi...