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Associate Director, Diversity Initiatives (Student Programming Specialist)

Company: Indiana University
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

DepartmentKELLEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (BL-BUS-IUBLA) Department InformationThe Kelley School of Business at Indiana University is a comprehensive provider of top-tier business education with a full portfolio of undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and executive programs on campuses in Bloomington and Indianapolis, and online worldwide. The Kelley School has been creating career momentum for 100 years, going from 70 students in 1920 to an enrollment of more than 12,000 students today. Our innovative curriculum is built on personal development, teamwork, and experiential learning with an emphasis on global and social responsibility. Our success is reflected in our reputation among academic peers, our career placement statistics, and the accomplishments of more than 130,000 living alumni around the globe.Job SummaryThis position works with a wide range of constituents to support the success and retention of underrepresented minority students at the Kelley School of Business.Department-Specific Responsibilities

  • Provides academic advising to select students and special scholar programs.
  • Assists in planning academic programs; recommends strategies, courses, and priorities; and provides encouragement and suggests alternative study procedures.
  • Interprets Kelley School and IU Bloomington policies and procedures regarding major selection, course sequencing, and degree requirements and suggests appropriate career information resources.
  • Serves as a liaison with the admissions team to represent the Kelley Office of Diversity Initiatives as needed.
  • Works with internal and external constituents as determined appropriate by the Undergraduate Program.
  • Serves as the point person for data creation and requests, assessment of programs and management of information regarding underrepresented minority students in the Kelley undergraduate population.General Responsibilities
    • Develops and implements programs and initiatives geared at enhancing and reinforcing the academic engagement and experiential learning capacity of the student experience.
    • Projects programming outcomes at the program, department/division, or campus level.
    • Interfaces directly with students, attending student programming events and gathering satisfaction feedback from student participants to implement into future student programming initiatives and objectives.
    • Collaborates with staff in own department and other departments, as well as academic and campus leaders, on shared student programming goals, often coordinating funding to sponsor student programs.
    • Measures and evaluates effectiveness of student programs against projected outcomes; regularly prepares reports on impact to students and budget and may present to stakeholders on effectiveness and to secure funding for initiatives moving forward.
    • Serves on committees and performs student programming research across the field of higher education and at peer institutions to identify and recommend best practices.
    • Plans and coordinates communications for student programming initiatives to ensure student participation and inclusion.
    • May provide guidance to other Student Programming Specialists; makes process recommendations to manager for improved delivery of service.QualificationsCombinations of related education and experience may be considered. Education beyond the minimum required may be substituted for work experience. Work experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted for education.EDUCATIONRequired
      • Bachelor's degree in education, social work, public affairs, counseling, business, or related fieldPreferred
        • Master's degree in higher education student affairs or related fieldWORK EXPERIENCERequired
          • 2 years of experience in student services, higher education, or related fieldPreferred
            • 1 year in a university setting with academic or student advising experience
            • Experience working with diverse student populationsSKILLSRequired
              • Proficient communication skills
              • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
              • Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
              • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
              • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
              • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
              • Highly thorough and dependable
              • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
              • Develops and delivers effective presentations
              • Demonstrates customer service skills
              • Demonstrates ability to maintain confidential information
              • Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills
              • Demonstrates excellent judgment, tact, and diplomacy
              • Commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds and demonstrates cultural competency
              • Ability to build strong partnerships with students and other university departmentsPreferred
                • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
                • Ability to work comfortably in 1:1 and group settings
                • Ability to work both independently and in a team in a fast-paced environment
                • Ability to comfortably utilize technology
                • Skilled in maintaining accurate records
                • Takes a detail-oriented approach to tasks and dutiesWorking Conditions / DemandsThis role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.Occasional evening and weekend work required.Work LocationBloomington, IndianaThis position is eligible to work a hybrid schedule (mix between remote and in-person work), subject to change in the future based on university policy and business needs.Benefits OverviewFor full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
                  • Multiple plan options for medical insurance
                  • Dental insurance
                  • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
                  • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
                  • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
                  • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
                  • Tuition benefit for IU classes
                  • 10 paid holidays per year
                  • Generous Paid Time Off
                  • Paid Parental Leave
                  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.Job ClassificationCareer Level: CareerFLSA: ExemptJob Function: Student ServicesJob Family: Student Programming Click here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework.Posting DisclaimerThis posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.Equal Employment OpportunityIndiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.Campus Safety and SecurityThe Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at iups@iu.edu or by visiting IUPD.Contact UsRequest SupportTelephone: 812-856-1234

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