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Director, Afro-Am Cultural Ctr., Asst. Dean YC

Company: Yale University
Location: New Haven
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Director, Afro-Am Cultural Ctr., Asst. Dean YCYale College - Student Engagement71754BRUniversity Job TitleBargaining UnitNone - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)Searchable Job FamilyAdministrationTotal # of hours to be worked:37.5Work Days/Hours (Other than Standard)Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including occasional evenings, weekends and holidays.Position Focus:The Director provides strategic direction for the work of the Afro-American Cultural Center, supervises its daily operation, and provides support for undergraduate and graduate students. Serves on committees and leads various student and academic programs.
Anticipated start date: Open, but no later than July 1, 2022.Dept/Section URLhttps://afam.yalecollege.yale.edu/1. Manage and oversee the Cultural Center in all its aspects. 2. Oversee and participate in student and academic programs, including serving on committees, chairing committees, running special projects and working for the welfare of all Yale students. Advise and support student organizations. 3. Work collaboratively with administrators, students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the community to define the appropriate identity for the Center, to plan for its support and nurture; to develop services, organize activities, and sponsor events; and to provide academic and personal advising, counseling, and guidance to students. 4. Work with the undergraduate admissions, and freshman affairs in admitting and aiding integration of students into the larger community. 5. Actively work with an advisory board to advise and provide support for the Center and its goals. Develop and implement a long-term strategic plan for the Center. 6. Oversee the physical facilities of the Center. Hire, train and supervise a graduate student director and student workers. Manage the budget for the Center and assist in seeking additional sources of support. 7. Work cooperatively with directors of cultural centers, director of graduate student life, office of graduate multicultural affairs and other organizations to foster intergroup dialogue and enhance intercultural interactions. 8. Work with the local community on events and initiatives. 9. Other duties as assigned.Required Education and ExperienceMaster's degree in a related discipline and one year of experience in academic administration or management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Required Skill/Ability 1:Excellent communication and analytical skills (oral and written). Ability to work a schedule that is flexible and includes evenings and occasional weekends.Required Skill/Ability 2:Proven ability to work independently as well as a committee member and a member of teams. Strong interpersonal and group facilitation skills. Strong leadership skills and the ability to create and lead effective teams. -Required Skill/Ability 3:Proven ability to work collaboratively and effectively with students, alumni, senior administrators, staff, and faculty. Demonstrated ability to supervise a staff of professionals, graduate students and undergraduate students. -Required Skill/Ability 4:Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced environment and proven organizational skills to manage multiple projects. Budgeting, project management and strategic planning skills.Required Skill/Ability 5:Knowledge of student development and best practices in student life. Appreciation and respect for principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Ability to engage with diverse individuals (age, gender, nationality, race/ethnicity, profession, sexual orientation, etc.).Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:Masters degree in a related field and at least 4 years of experience in academic administration or management. Proven experience in working with students, faculty, academic administrators, alumni and community groups. Knowledgeable about issues in the Afro-American communities and a commitment to translating these into a local academic context. Preferred: PhD in related field.OccasionalOccasionalDrug ScreenNoHealth ScreeningNoAll candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. For additional information on the background check requirements and process visit "Learn about background checks" under the Applicant Support Resources section of Careers on the It's Your Yale website.Thank you for your interest in employment at Yale University. Please also note that the university has a COVID-19 vaccination and booster requirement for all students, staff & faculty which is described in the COVID-19 Vaccine Program. As you search our open positions, you will see that all postings list their on-site addresses which gives more detail on the on-campus work location of the role.Posting DisclaimerThe intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.EEO Statement:Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual's sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University's Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: ocr.boston@ed.gov. Note Yale University is a tobacco-free campusDirector, Afro-Am Cultural Ctr., Asst. Dean YC - Yale University

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