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GC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution committed to cultural, racial, and ethnic communities. We promote equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information. It is expected that successful candidates share these commitments.

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Posting Details 

Position Information

Business Title Director
Position Number
Home Department Cultural Center
Employment Type Regular (Continuous)
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Appointment Staff (12-Month)
Time Limited? No
Time-Limited Appointment Length Not Applicable
Work Schedule

40 hours per week
nights and weekends as required

Work Hours per week 40
Travel Required?
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Cultural Center provides a safe and supportive environment for students of all identities and cultural backgrounds.
It also provides campus-wide cultural programming which creates opportunities for exploration, learning and growth.

Primary Purpose of Position

The Director of the Cultural Center will create and sustain a new vision for the Cultural Center by designing and implementing educational programming around self- awareness, intercultural understanding, and dialogue concerning diversity and inclusion that serves the primary constituencies as well as the larger campus community. This person will also lead the administrative functions of the Cultural Center, including goal setting, collaborations, budgetary oversight, staff supervision, and center operations. Finally, they will support and advocate for underrepresented students

Key Functions and Related Job Duties

Key Function Leadership
Job duties performed for the above function

• Provide leadership for and effective operation of the Cultural Center, including setting vision, creating processes, assessing programs, supervising up to 3 staff, and promoting programs and events.
• Prepare and manage department budgets, allocating resources in accordance with strategic and operational objectives.
• Evaluate program performance with an emphasis on continuous improvement.
• Serve on University committees representing the Cultural Center and Student Affairs

Key Function Programming
Job duties performed for the above function

• Foster an inclusive campus community, student engagement, student development, and seamless student learning experiences by creating and promoting opportunities for dialogue toward an understanding of diversity and inclusion.
• Assess student needs and design programs, services and partnerships to address those needs.
• Define and assess key student learning outcomes.
• Develop and implement programs and initiatives to further the development of a culturally engaged campus community.
• Design and implement programs and events that engage communities of difference in ways that enhance student learning and advance multicultural and intercultural understanding and competence
• Develop and sustains campus-wide programs that raise awareness and provide education around social justice, institutional racism, power and privilege, oppression, and cultural and ethnic identity.

Key Function Advising
Job duties performed for the above function

• Provide support and advocate for the needs of under-represented and marginalized students
• Serve as an advisor to various student organizations
• Create programs which assist under-represented students with the transition into Georgia College

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by Georgia College.

Minimum Requirements

Proposed Minimum Experience/Education

Master’s degree and 2 years work experience in a college or university setting.
Experience working directly with under-represented student populations
Broad knowledge of the field of higher education and student affairs
Willingness to work evening and weekend hours as required

Department Required Skills
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Preferences

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Master’s degree in education, student personnel, counseling or a related field.
At least 3 years full-time programming and administrative experience running a student affairs program area at the Assistant Director level or higher.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion
Superb communication skills (oral and written), interpersonal skills, leadership/team-building skills, facilitation skills, and organizational skills

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S0428
Desired Start Date 07/03/2017
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 05/17/2017
Close Date 05/25/2017
Open Until Filled No
Minimum Pay Rate-Annually $47,000.00
Special Instructions Summary

Internal posting

Reference Letters

Reference Letters

Accept References No
Minimum Requests
Last Day a Reference Provider Can Submit Reference
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a master’s degree and two years work experience in a college or university setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience working directly with under-represented student populations?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a broad knowledge of the field of higher education and student affairs?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you Willing to work evening and weekend hours as required?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. List of 3 References and Contact Information
Optional Documents