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 Subject : Assistant Director, Center for Diversity & Inclusion at Rider Univ.. 05/27/2020 01:18:01 PM 
Lucia Jammer
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Subject :Assistant Director, Center for Diversity & Inclusion at Rider University

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.

Rider University has been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 385 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

Rider University’s Division of Student Affairs currently has an opening that would assist in leading critical initiatives to support the efforts of our mission.

The Assistant Director of the Center for Diversity & Inclusion will support overarching Center priorities including:

• The design and implementation of specific advocacy and support for historically underrepresented, marginalized, and underresourced students (inclusive of all forms of identity, such as race, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, national origin, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, ability, age, etc.)

• The design and implementation of intentional educational programming (e.g. programs, events, workshops, and dialogues) to raise awareness and competency of students in support of social identity, cultural, and global understanding

• Collaborating outreach and support for staff across other functional areas in Student Affairs to integrate cultural competency with purposeful outcomes into their individual programs

• Direct leadership for and involvement in developing and overseeing mentoring programs to support students of color, efforts to support the LGBTQ+ community, connecting and supporting multicultural student organizations, and supporting the Multicultural Student Leadership Institute (MSLI)

• Foster a sense of community and connection across multicultural student organizations.

The successful candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree. A Master’s degree in Student Personnel or related field with 2-3 years’ experience in a related position preferred.
• Knowledge and demonstrated understanding of student development
• Organizational perspectives of inclusion work, and an appreciation of the complexities of inter/intra cultural interaction.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, budgeting, assessment, and management skills.
• Ability to develop and deliver educational programming to students to address the complexities of privilege and oppression and appreciation of all aspects of social identity and their intersectionality.
• Technology skills necessary to facilitate the work, including being adept at advanced Excel, Qualtrics, and Zoom.
• Flexibility with work schedule is necessary, as weekends and evenings are required.
• Desire and demonstrated ability to work with diverse student populations.

To apply for position no.500155, please visit RiderHires at

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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