The Division of Student Life at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville invites applications for the position of Coordinator of Multicultural Student Life. Reporting to the Assistant Director or Multicultural Student Life, the Coordinator works closely with multiple student organizations to coordinate programs and services that impact student engagement and success. This position is responsible for advising student organizations and assisting students in the planning, production, and assessment of programs. This position provides direct supervision for a graduate assistant.
The Position: The Coordinator of Multicultural Student Life assists the Assistant Director in advising and providing guidance to several student organizations associated with the department. This position assists in the planning, production, marketing, and assessment of programs and activities; host weekly, and in some cases bi-weekly, meetings with student organizations and student organization leaders. The coordinator organizes annual conferences and cultural celebrations, develops initiatives focused on supporting and expanding programs and services for under-represented student populations as well as collaborate with faculty, professional staff, and students to develop and deliver cultural programs and services to various majors, classes, organizations, and departments. This position negotiates contractual terms with agents, manages student organization member recruitment and selection process and assists in the training of graduate assistants and practicum/internship students. The coordinator position creates and compiles program/event statistics each semester for the annual report. This position represents the office at Division of Student Life events, serves on various campus committees to support the current and development of new programs and resources for underrepresented and marginalized student populations. The coordinator position engages in professional development activities and trainings to maintain current knowledge of cultural, social justice, and inclusion theories, techniques, and assessments.
The University and Region:UTK is the state's flagship, land-grant university. We are a Research 1 university, housing 11 colleges and 900+ programs of study. With an enrollment of 30,000 students, our undergraduate and graduate programs are repeatedly ranked among top national programs. The city of Knoxville is a hidden gem with a beautiful and walkable downtown, a diverse music scene, active neighborhoods, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of outdoor and cultural activities. UTK is located within easy driving distance to Asheville, Nashville, Atlanta, and the Great Smoky Mountains; and a day's drive to Memphis, Chicago and Washington D.C. Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a statistical area population of over 850,000 people. The Knoxville region houses many leading corporations, including Bush Brothers & Company, Discovery Inc., Tennessee Valley Authority, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
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