Program Coordinator - Office of Multicultural Programs

At Valparaiso University

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Hours: Full time

Program Coordinator - Office of Multicultural Programs

Tracking Code
631-674

Job Description
The principle focus of this job is to support the mission of Valparaiso University by creating a community of learning dedicated to excellence and grounded in the Lutheran tradition of scholarship, freedom and faith, to prepare students to lead and serve both church and society.



Reporting to the Director of Multicultural Programs, the Program Coordinator (PC) will have primary responsibility for the development and implementation of educational and cultural programming as well as the creation and maintenance of the office communication structures. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for the creation of the Office of Multicultural Programs (OMP) conversation series and all external cultural programming and messaging. The Program Coordinator will also supervise student staff and all student group structures while serving as a resource for students in regards to their academic, personal and social needs.

Basic Responsibilities:

Serve as a resource for students in regard to academic, personal and social needs

Supervise assigned student staff and student groups in Office of Multicultural Programs
Assist the Director in developing and maintaining programs for targeted subpopulations
Create and monitor OMP communication, passive programming and program evaluation


Essential Duties:

1. Serve as a resource for students in regard to academic, personal and social needs

Make early contact with first year U.S.E.M. students
Using the 4 week grade reports, make early contact with at-risk U.S.E.M. students
Monitor and promote involvement in student activities and/or student group participation for U.S.E.M students

Act as a neutral party for conflict resolution between multiple students and assist the Director in conflict resolution between students and faculty/staff
Maintain system to quantify the number of students that are served by the OMP

2. Supervise assigned student staff and student groups in Office of Multicultural Programs

Provide direction and supervise assigned student employees in programming
Assign and monitor student work hours and production

Work with student workers to aid multicultural group officers in events and community service

Facilitate bi-weekly one-on-one meetings with assigned student group executive officers

Assist in training of student staff and 360 evaluation of returning student staff

Serve as advisor to assigned student groups

Assist and serve as chaperone for after hour and weekend activities on and off campus


3. Assist Director in developing and maintaining programs for targeted subpopulations



Assist in developing and maintaining Mentoring for Success Program

Develop and implement new programs to directly confront retention disparity

Create educational and cultural programs for the office including conversation series and speaker series

Assist with Focus and Welcome Week events


4. Create and monitor the OMP communications, passive programming and program evaluation



Help student groups create and monitor program evaluations.

Coordinate collaborative group efforts and communications.
Evaluate and maintain yearly numbers on OMP program offerings.

Work with student workers to aid multicultural group officers in events and community service.

Serve as a liaison between groups and OMP for after hour's events and programs.

Create and distribute social media and passive programming content for the OMP and student groups.

Create content and update website weekly.


Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds.



Employment at Valparaiso University will require a criminal background check.



To be considered for this position you must upload:

Cover letter
Resume
List of 3 professional references
Answer all the application questions


Please address cover letter to:

Janelle Love, Director of Multicultural Programs
Valparaiso University
Harre Union
Valparaiso, IN 46385



Required Skills

Valid Driver's license
Working knowledge of WORD, Excel, PPT, and social media
Willingness to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends for events
Strong organizational and leadership skills
Preferred bi-lingual

Required Experience

Masters Degree and 2 years of experience in related fields
Experience supervising graduate assistants and/or undergraduate students, and coordinating campus programs
Willingness to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends is required

The preferred candidate will have a Master's degree in High Education Administration, College Student Personnel, or related field and at least three (3) years of full-time professional experience working in Student Affairs, particularly in the field of diversity, multicultural affairs, or global initiatives

Preferred candidate shall be able to demonstrate having sound skills and experience in the area of communication (oral and written), program planning and implementation, supervision assessment and evaluation

This position requires energy, strong organizational and leadership skills, experience in creating and implementation of multicultural training and programming

Job Location

Valparaiso, Indiana, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular