Center Program Administrator - Asian American Center - (19002115)
The Center is a part of the larger Division of Student Diversity and Inclusion. The Center supports the co-curricular learning and engagement of undergraduate and graduate students in the Schools of Arts, Sciences and Engineering including the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA @Tufts). The Center works intentionally with all of the identity-based Centers on cultural identity development, community engagement, leadership development; partners intentional with departments across the university and faculty to support student community engagement and belonging and amplify the voices of our students to collectively advocate for and equitable University culture and community.
The Center Program Administrator will assist the Director in developing and implementing quality programs on issues related to multiple intersecting identities (i.e., gender, class, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship/nationality). The Center Program Administrator works closely with student-facing resources and departments including other identity-based resources, residential life and learning, the CARE office, faculty, and the departments within and beyond the division.
Knowledge and experience typically acquired by:
Bachelor's degree; superb judgment, demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial and oral and written communication skills;
2-3 years relevant experience supporting student growth and development within an educational setting, preferably within a selective university or liberal arts college environment;
Awareness of how social identities will impact the experience of college students; strong background in understanding issues impacting the experience of students historically underrepresented at Tufts, including students of color, first-generation and undocumented students; and an awareness of various models for identity-based resource centers.
Demonstrated sensitivity, imagination, and effectiveness in developing educational and community programs; facility in designing programs and resources that consider cultural constructions of race as it intersects with gender, class, ethnicity, sexual identity, religion, and ability.
Master's degree preferred with 1-2 years related experience.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Academic Programs
Organization: Asian American Center
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Dec 19, 2019, 9:23:00 PM
Internal Number: 19002115
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