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Asst Director-Social Change

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Date: Aug 16, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Reporting to the Director of Student Activities & Leadership Development (SALD), the Assistant Director of Student Activities & Leadership Development will provide strategic direction over various student focused equity and inclusion leadership programs. The successful candidate will draw upon the University of Cincinnati's experience and the mission of Student Activities & Leadership Development to create and sustain innovative programs that foster holistic and inclusive leadership development.



  • Supervise one-two professional staff
  • Assist in the general student supervision for the department (student workers, E&I student workers, etc).


Programming and Facilitation

  • Lead a wide variety of workshops related to diversity, equity, and inclusive leadership.
  • Assist in the development of equity and inclusion training for student groups and their respective advisors.
  • Implement, assess, and modify the Diversity Module created by the PEN group.
  • Oversee SALD's role in the equity and inclusion conference,
  • Serve as Lead for the Emerging Ethnic Leaders Cohort


Partnership and Collaboration

  • Develop partnerships with local partners to create inclusive leadership development programs/opportunities for students and community members.
  • Partner with faculty and staff to ensure SALD's place as an integral part of the equity and inclusion mission of the institution.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and influence the development of campus policy and programming pertaining to diversity, equity and inclusion. As appropriate, contribute to the delivery of that programming, including cultural competency programs.
  • Continue collaborations with established campus partners such as: FYE’s Learning Communities, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Student Government, and other identity centers


Other Responsibilities

  • Monitor campus climate and national trends relevant to diversity and provide responsive leadership.
  • Prepare reports and narrative materials relevant to the campus' diversity, equity and inclusion activities.
  • Manage operational expenses within an established budget.
  • Assist in and assess efforts to achieve annual SALD office-wide goals.
  • Responsible for SALD's active involvement in Division's Equity & Inclusion Council, UC's Bias Incidents Response Team, and ROOTEd Training.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with five(5) years experience; -OR-Associate's degree with seven (7) years experience; -OR-nine (9) years experience.
  • Degree and experience must be in a related field.
  • Experience also requires at least three (3) years supervision.


Other Applicant Requirements

  • Please include a Resume and Cover letter with your application
  • Some nights, weekends, and overnight retreats may be necessary
  • Must be able to work in an open environment

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


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