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Coordinator for Leadership and Diversity & Inclusion
University of New Haven
Location: West Haven, Connecticut
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: 22-64A
he University of New Haven, founded on the Yale campus in 1920, is a private, coeducational university that has been recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report for academic excellence. Located between New York City and Boston in the shoreline city of West Haven, the University is a diverse and vibrant community of nearly 7,000 students from across the globe.
Within the University of New Haven’s colleges and schools, students immerse themselves in a transformative, career-focused education across engineering, health sciences and healthcare, business, law enforcement and public service, the liberal arts and sciences, and the fine arts.
More than 100 academic programs are offered, all grounded in a longstanding commitment to collaborative, interdisciplinary, project-based learning. The University of New Haven ranks among the top universities in the Northeast and boasts nationally ranked programs in a number of majors across business, criminal justice, health sciences, engineering, cybersecurity, forensic science, and the liberal arts and sciences.
Here, the experience of learning is both personal and pragmatic, guided by a distinguished faculty who care deeply about individual student success. As leaders in their fields, faculty members provide the inspiration and recognition needed for students to fulfill their potential and succeed at whatever they choose to do.
Under the leadership of President Steven H. Kaplan, who was named the sixth president in 2004, the University has experienced significant growth — both in enrollment and in the expansion of the University’s West Haven campus. Full-time undergraduate enrollment has more than doubled, and first-year applications have nearly quadrupled.
Over the last decade, the University has completed more than $300 million in major capital projects while launching 26 new academic programs. The University has also added campuses in Tuscany, Italy, and Orange, Conn.
For more background on the University of New Haven please visit: www.newhaven.edu
The Coordinator for Leadership and Diversity & Inclusion is responsible for assisting in the administration of a comprehensive leadership development program, campus wide diversity and inclusion programming, and supporting a meaningful student engagement experience
Assist with execution of the First Year Leadership Experience (FLEx) program including the recruitment of mentors, program implementation, and assessment
Assist with the execution of Leadership Day
Assist with the execution of the Leadership CAPstone experience
Assist in engaging students in the University community
Assist in creating and implementing new University traditions
Assist in advising multi-cultural student organizations in the areas of budgeting, contracts, marketing, implementation, and evaluation of programs
Assist with training of Orientation staff
Coordinate DEIAB programs for Orientation.
Assists in the implementation of the University’s orientation programs
Diversity and Inclusion
Support the Director in the development and implementation of Center programming and diversity training
Serve on, or chair, planning committees for affinity months (Hispanic Heritage Month, Native American Heritage Month, Black History Month, and Women’s History Month)
Assist the Director in establishing all long-term goals for the Center
Assist in the selection, training, and supervision of the Diversity Peer Educators
Assist with the supervision of student workers and assign tasks as needed
Advise students on academic and personal issues and make referrals where appropriate to tutoring, counseling and other support services to support retention efforts
Represent the Myatt Center on committees, councils and task forces that promote diversity, as required by the Director
Expect to occasionally work nights and weekends, as required by the Director
Provide rotation coverage for evening and weekend events and activities to ensure compliance with policies and to assist in problem resolution.
Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director for Student Engagement, Leadership and Orientation, Associate Director for Recognized Student Organizations (RSO) and Leadership Initiatives, and Director of the Myatt Center.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Master’s degree in higher education, student development or similar field
Knowledge of contemporary higher education principles, practices, and procedures
2+ year’s professional experience student programming, leadership programs, DEIA-B, student affairs, student activities or similar field.
Knowledge and/or experience with planning, implementing, and assessing student programs required.
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Understanding of Microsoft 365 products required
Understanding of web-based higher education software such as Anthology/Campus Labs Engage and Baseline, Slate, and Banner preferred
Understanding of learning management software such as Canvas preferred
Understanding of social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter preferred
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written form required
Ability to work with academic departments and other student support service areas required
Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population required
Ability to multitask and manage different projects required
Ability to work occasional nights and weekends required
Ability to work in a “team orientated” office
Knowledge of issues facing historically underrepresented populations
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.
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