University of Florida Program Director of Hispanic-Latino Affairs in Gainesville, Florida

Program Director of Hispanic-Latino Affairs

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Work type:Staff Full-Time

Location:Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

Categories:Academic Advising/Support, Administrative/Professional, Executive/Director/Management, Student Affairs/Services


Classification Title:

Program Director, Student Affairs

Job Description:

The Program Director for Hispanic-Latino Affairs is a vital member of Multicultural & Diversity Affairs (MCDA), a dynamic area that addresses diversity and social justice on campus by providing education, support, programs, and services to students. This position is responsible for leadership in the support and education of the Hispanic-Latinx community through programming, education, alumni networks, mentoring, leadership development, retention initiatives, scholarships programs, and a statewide leadership conference. This team member provides leadership, education, and services for the students regarding multicultural awareness and by creating an inclusive campus community. This position coordinates and plans multicultural and intercultural education activities, trainings, and programs for the campus community that educate and promote awareness, understanding, and appreciation of diversity and multiculturalism on campus.

Specific duties include:

  • Supporting the mission by creating inclusive environments by educating the campus community about the culture, heritage, and diversity of multiple identities.

  • Coordinating and planning multicultural and intercultural education activities, trainings, and programs for the campus community that educate and promote awareness, understanding, and appreciation of diversity and multiculturalism on campus.

  • Developing and implementing programs, activities, and services within MCDA, including social/academic initiatives, scholarship programs, and mentoring initiatives

  • Supporting of the Hispanic-Latinx community, coordination of the Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures (IHLC) facility, Reitz Union space, education, development of alumni, and other support.

  • Establishing liaison relationships with various offices and departments.

  • Serving as an advocate on issues, concerns, and problems related to student life.

  • Supporting various student organizations and leaders.

  • Training and supervising one graduate assistant, and 15-25 undergraduate student assistants and volunteers.

  • Assisting with strategic planning, programming, budgeting, and collaboration.

  • Managing of programming budget

  • Assisting with assessment projects and evaluating programs that address the needs of students at the University of Florida.

  • Serving on UF, division, and departmental committees.

  • Interpreting UF policy to students, student groups, faculty members, staff members, parents, and the public.

  • Working with the Center for Latin American Studies, academic colleges, departments, the Alumni Affairs, and the UF Foundation along with the units within Student Affairs.

Normal Work Schedule:

  • Monday through Friday, 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM.

  • Frequent after-hours, evening, and some weekend time commitments to assure the goals and objectives of the department and division are achieved.

Advertised Salary:

$45,000 to $50,000 annually.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Student Personnel or related field.

  • Minimum of two years professional level experience in student affairs or related field, with significant experience directing a program or service area.

  • Three or more years of professional experience with diversity, multiculturalism, and social justice preferred.

  • Experience working with multicultural affairs, particularly with Hispanic/Latinx students.

  • Experience working with multicultural and diversity affairs.

  • Knowledge of multicultural affairs, particularly with Hispanic/Latino students.

  • Knowledge of multicultural and diversity affairs.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered for this position, applicant must upload a cover letter and resume with application.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:No

Advertised:13 Feb 2019Eastern Standard Time

Applications close:19 Mar 2019Eastern Daylight Time