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Director for Inclusion & Diversity Engagement

Lincoln Memorial University   Harrogate, TN   Full-time     Education
Posted on November 19, 2021
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Position Title Director for Inclusion & Diversity Engagement
Department Multicultural Student Services
Position Category Staff Full Time
Job Description
The Director for Inclusion and Diversity Engagement has primary responsibility for the development and coordination of outreach and awareness programs which promote multicultural education for the campus community. Multicultural education includes working with students of various races, creeds, religions, national origins, and/or sexual orientation. Outreach areas include, but are not limited to, residential housing programming; student affairs programming; general student contact and referral; professional and student staff development; recruitment, training, and orientation of residential housing staff; and program support to student organizations.
Required Qualifications
*bachelors degree; *demonstrated experience working with program and event planning; *demonstrated computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite).
Preferred Qualifications
*Experience working directly with college students and volunteers; *experience working with diverse groups of people and within a Student Affairs-related field; *masters degree.
Physical Demands
Campus Harrogate
Job Duty

Job Duty
Establish and maintain an ongoing assessment and evaluation of the quality of minority student life;
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provide support, planning, and organization for the mentoring of ethnic, minority and international first-year students;
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serve as a liaison between minority students and the faculty and administration;
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serve as an advisor to diversity organizations/clubs on campus;
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assist in the recruitment and the retention of minority students;
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create working relationships with alumni;
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provide leadership for Student Affairs, and in particular the Residential Housing Staff, and the University community to foster specific support programs for ethnic minority and international students;
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serve as a resource person and consultant for all Student Affairs staff in the area of diversity awareness programming;
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assist the Director of Student Activities & Engagement with facilitating University programming weeks and observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. day, Diversity Week, Black History Month, Hispanic Heritage Month, etc;
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assist with New Student Registrations/Orientations and coordinate International Student Orientation Session;
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develop and maintain effective networking with other educational and professional organizations regarding diversity education and other professional issues;
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complete required institutional, program accreditation and other reports necessary for the operation and advancement of University programs, both on campus and at extended campus sites;
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promote the mission of Lincoln Memorial University to all faculty, staff, students, and to the community at large;
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promote effective working relationships among faculty, staff and students;
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participate on University committees; and
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perform other duties as assigned.
Posting Number S01617P
Job Open Date 11/19/2021
Job Close Date 03/31/2022
Open Until Filled No
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About the Institution
Lincoln Memorial University is a values-based learning community dedicated to providing educational experiences in the liberal arts and professional studies. The main campus is located in Harrogate, Tennessee. For more information about employment opportunities, contact the Office of Human Resources at 423-869-7112 or humanresources@lmunet.edu.
AA/EEO Statement
Lincoln Memorial University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action education institution. Lincoln Memorial University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in all University programs and activities.
Background Check Statement
The University will conduct criminal background checks on all employees. Background checks may include but are not limited to confirmation of the individual’s identity, credit information, motor vehicle driving record, review of an individual’s criminal conviction record (if any), verification of any license, and certificate or degree required for the position.