Founded in 1850, Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) is an independent, residential, Liberal Arts University with roughly 1,600 students. Nestled between three metropolitan areas (Chicago, St. Louis, MO, Indianapolis, IN), the Bloomington-Normal community is home to four institutions of higher education, numerous eateries, fun activities, and civic engagement opportunities. Through the promotion and affirmation of diversity in all its forms, IWU provides an exceptional educational experience while building a campus environment that prepares students for leadership in a global society after graduation.
The University’s Division of Student Affairs invites applications for the full-time, benefits eligible position of Assistant Director for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI). This position works closely with Hispanic/Latinx students and their families, both as prospective and current students. They support their attendance, retention, and success at the University, as well as, providing leadership for ODI.
Develop and execute Latinx-specifc programming and events; lead development and enhancement of ODI’s Peer Mentoring Program, shared leadership of ODI’s Summer Enrichment Program and mentoring of students
Develop and execute pre-orientation and Turning Titan specific events/programming for students of color and their families, which includes traveling to Chicago as needed.
Assist with prospective student recruitment in the Chicago area at Hispanic serving high schools and college fairs; continue outreach to prospective students throughout the year.
Assist with the planning and participation of Tu Universidad and other diversity-centered campus visit programs
Assist broadly with Spanish translation needs specifically related to recruiting and retaining students. This includes financial aid support, student retention support as well as written translation that may better support students and their families.
Advise, mentor or assist with the development of multiple campus groups; Spanish and Latinx Student Association, Asian Pacific American Coalition, Council for Inclusion and Awareness and Alpha Psi Lambda
Please download the application atwww.iwu.edu/human-resources/Positions.html. Feel free to include a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. IWU is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. In addition to the aforementioned materials, applicants should provide a one-page statement describing their understanding of inclusion and how their experiences have prepared them to contribute to the IWU commitment of building a diverse and inclusive environment.
Review of complete applicant materials will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, please submit materials by July 9, 2021.
Illinois Wesleyan University Human Resources, Holmes 209 1312 N. Park Street Bloomington, IL 61701 Email: email@example.com Fax: 309-556-3411
The final candidate will pass a pre-employment background investigation.
Illinois Wesleyan University does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.
Illinois Wesleyan University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse, inclusive, and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to supporting and further building our community in these dimensions. Illinois Wesleyan University is an EEO Employer. Illinois Wesleyan University’s sexual misconduct policy may be accessed at www.iwu.edu/human-resources/SexualMisconductPolicy.html. Illinois Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusive excellence; details at www.iwu.edu/diversity.
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