University of St. Thomas

Part Time Program Manager I (1-year Term Assignment) - Office for Diversity and Inclusion

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Location
Minneapolis, MN
Posted
Jul 26, 2018
Closes
Aug 25, 2018
Ref
r2018-3525
Contact
University of St. Thomas
Category
Other
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Part Time Program Manager I (1-year Term Assignment) - Office for Diversity and Inclusion
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/26/2018 6:36 AM)
Number of Openings 1
Closing Date Open until Filled
Type of Search Staff
Who May Apply This position is open to all qualified applicants.
Position Number 2018-3525
Campus
St Paul
Department/Unit Office of Diversity and Inclusion - Office for Mission
FLSA Status Exempt/Salaried
Employment Type Term Appointment Staff
Assigned Months per Year 12
Benefits Eligible Yes

OVERVIEW

The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Part-Time Program Manager 1 (.5 FTE) position within the Office for Diversity and Inclusion.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.

JOB SUMMARY

The program manager for the Office for Diversity and Inclusion leads program design, implementation, and day-to-day operations of all programs to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of St. Thomas. The director works in partnership with other departments, student organizations, and the extended St. Thomas community. The director reports to the Associate Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion and engages regularly with staff to achieve program outcomes. The director's primary responsibility is to ensure the office builds strategic partnerships with internal and external partners and creates programming which advances St. Thomas' diversity mission.

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion seeks to create a University culture where all members of the community can thrive. In doing so, the Office works collaboratively with faculty, administrators, staff, and students to create a campus culture that values the unique contributions that all bring to the University of St. Thomas community.

This is a one year term assignment. The position is expected to last at least one year, depending on the business needs of the department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

STRATEGY|DEVELOPMENT

  • Support implementation of strategic priorities, sustainability plan, and equity goals.
  • Advance goals and objectives of the Office for Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Identify multiple funding streams to guarantee uninterrupted program outcomes.
  • Develop and sustain new programs to support the strategic direction of the university.
  • Produce accurate and timely reporting of programming over life cycle.

LEARNING DESIGN

  • Research best practices and trends in diversity, equity and inclusion to be included in curriculum and training opportunities.
  • Collaborate with St. Thomas and community stakeholders to create new ways to engage learners, foster global citizenship, and promote leadership development.
  • Organize programs and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the University.
  • Work with undergraduate and graduate interns.

COMMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

  • Collaborate with St. Thomas leadership (faculty, staff, and students) to spearhead opportunities that foster and create access to research, learning and development around issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Build and cultivate relationships through networking and attendance at other global, national, and local conference and events.
  • Oversee K-12 pipelining initiatives.

GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT

  • Build partnerships with international stakeholders in Africa to expand St. Thomas' global impact, create new learning opportunities, and promote global citizenship.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Three years of experience in program administration

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in a relevant discipline, (policy, leadership, youth development, etc.)
  • Multilingual
  • Experience in developing programming related to youth development, leadership development, community development, and global engagement
  • Previous work experience and/or study abroad experience in Africa
  • Scholarly research experience

HOW TO APPLY
On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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