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Specialist III - Coordinator of the Center for Diversity and Intercultural Affairs at SHSU in Huntsville, Texas

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 11/18/22

Job Description

Requisition 202200340S

Position Title Specialist III - Career Success Employer Engagement Specialist

FLSA status Non-Exempt

Hiring Salary This position is a pay grade 11. Please see Pay Grade Table at:

Occupational Category Technical/Para-Professional

Department Student Activities

Division of Student Affairs

Educational Requirements for the Position

Associates degree in related field. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Three years relevant specialist experience in a related field. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Plans, executes, and evaluates campus-wide programs to educate the campus community with regard to diversity, equity and inclusion issues in accordance with the University’s mission and philosophy.

Primary Responsibilities

Serves as the primary staff person responsible for coordinating the University’s efforts for cultural and diversity celebrations including but not limited to Hispanic Heritage Month, LGBTQ+ History Month, Native American Indian Heritage Month, Black History Month, Women’s History Month, Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month, etc.

Supervises, trains, and advises the Diversity Council, a student programming board that coordinates and executes up to twenty (20) cultural and diverse events a semester, including the annual Diversity Leadership Conference.

Assesses the needs and coordinates the implementation of services and programs that address the needs of traditionally underrepresented student populations.

Provides support to student organizations that work directly and indirectly with the office.

Advises and trains student leaders, financially supporting student organizations when appropriate, and facilitating personal, professional, and leadership development opportunities for students.

Works closely with the University-wide Diversity Committee, the Diversity Leadership Conference Committee, and other Diversity committees as assigned.

Participates as a contributing member of the Department of Student Activities staff team.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and social media technologies required.

Demonstrate ability to create and maintain an inclusive environment, supportive programs & accessible resources for underrepresented students.

Experience facilitating conversations around diversity, equity, inclusion and identity.

Full Time

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States
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