The LEAD Office is a newly created structure within student life that will allow for synergy between student involvement and diversity education. The director is a twelve-month position responsible for the planning, organization and direction of this comprehensive student engagement office that compromises cultural clubs, identity based groups and cultural centers (Women’s Center and Diversity Center). The LEAD Office combines two previously separate offices – student involvement and activities and diversity and multicultural affairs. The director collaborates with various campus partners, student groups and external constituents to provide educational and social programming through a social justice frame.
The office oversees all student groups, clubs and organizations, providing guidance and enforcement of policies and protocol. The director provides leadership regarding the use of university funds and resources to produce efficient efforts at building and producing an engaged student body. The ideal candidate will be a committed professional with knowledge about race, racial identity, intersectionality, and possess a commitment to the holistic development of diverse student populations.
LEADERSHIP EDUCATION AND CAMPUS ENGAGEMENT
ADVOCACY AND DIVERSITY
FACILITIES AND OPERATIONS
The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in student affairs, student development, counseling or related field of study and 5-7 years of experience developing leadership experiences and advising multicultural, and/or student- clubs and organizations and student-led initiatives. The director will have experience translating goals into strategic priorities and demonstrate effective experience working with diversity, facilitating social justice and diversity focused programs.
Prior experience in an office of diversity, student activities, leadership or multicultural and diversity programs preferred. A strong understanding of student development theory as it pertains to developing experiences that undergraduate students of color experience.
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.
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 come down at any time. Once a posting is removed, additional applications will not be accepted.