Director for Student Diversity and Belonging

Lincoln Memorial University
February 29, 2024
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Position Title Director for Student Diversity and Belonging

Department Multicultural Student Services Position Category Staff Full Time Job Description

The Director for Student Diversity and Belonging has primary responsibility for developing and coordinating outreach and awareness programs that promote multicultural education for the campus community. Student Diversity and Belonging works with students of various races, colors, ethnicity, creeds, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, veteran status, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information. Outreach areas include but are not limited to Student Services programming; administrative program support for diversity and belonging-oriented student clubs and organizations; general student contact and referral for diverse and international student populations; and professional and student staff development activities.

Required Qualifications

Bachelors degree in Education, Counseling, Social Work, or a related field; a minimum of two years experience working with diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications

Masters degree in Student Affairs, Education, Counseling, Social Work, or a related field; supervisory experience with undergraduate or graduate students; and a minimum of two years of professional experience working within Student Services with diverse student populations.

Physical Demands Campus Harrogate

Job Duty

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Establish and maintain an ongoing assessment and evaluation of the quality of diverse student populations

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Provide support, planning, and organization for the mentoring of diverse first-year student populations

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Serve as a liaison between diverse student populations, international students, and LMU faculty and administration

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Serve as an advisor to diversity and belonging-related student clubs and organizations on campus

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Assist in the retention of diverse student populations and international students

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Provide leadership for the student community to foster ongoing educational and cultural awareness programming that promotes student diversity and belonging

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Plan and implement annual, student-facing educational programming events that promote diversity, such as but not limited to Martin Luther King holiday, Black History Month, Hispanic Heritage Month, Women s History Month, and Appalachian Culture Week

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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 assessments, program accreditation documentation, and other reports necessary for the operation and advancement of university programs

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Promote the mission of Lincoln Memorial University to all faculty, staff, students, and 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

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Perform other duties as assigned by the Associate Dean of Students

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S03079P

Job Open Date 08/23/2023 Job Close Date 02/29/2024 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions Summary 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 [email protected].

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.

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