Scripps College Scripps College, North Columbia Avenue, Claremont, CA, USA
May 24, 2018Full time
PRIMARY PURPOSE/GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Scripps Communities of Resources and Empowerment (SCORE) was established by the College as a student-centered space and has as its focus social justice, community engagement, intersectionality and inclusive community. The office, which remains student centered, also provides students leadership development opportunities, using a social justice framework. Under the supervision of the Assistant Dean and Director of Scripps Communities of Resources and Empowerment, the Assistant Director will be responsible for building upon current efforts to provide education and training in the area of inclusion, social justice, and diversity. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential duties and responsibilities include supervising student employees, providing programmatic support to student initiatives, and further supporting the mission of the College through events and workshops, including but not limited to Social Justice Training; Ally Development; working among and across cultural groups, departments, and divisions; serving as a campus resource; and assisting with SCORE and campus-wide initiatives. In consultation with the Assistant Dean and Director, recruit, hire, supervise, and evaluate the SCORE internship program Serve as the Co-Coordinator for the First Generation at Scripps Program Serves as the primary advisor for student organizations associated with SCORE’s mission and Leadership Council Provide on-going leadership development for CLORGs associated with SCORE Work to create a more inclusive campus Create and implement programming promoting and related to issues of inclusion, social justice, and diversity Facilitate workshops for campus communities regarding topics of inclusion, social justice, and diversity Collaborate with students, faculty, and staff across the Claremont Colleges on programs that further SCORE’s mission Serve on college and consortia committees Work with consortial partners to expand upon existing network of support for students of diverse backgrounds Serve as primary contact for management of the SCORE college-owned vehicle Serve as primary contact for creation and maintenance of departmental communications, including written, digital and web presence In consultation with the Assistant Dean and Director, manage budget and engage in responsible fiscal stewardship. In consultation with the Assistant Dean and Director, work with Office of Institutional Research to develop and implement assessment model for departmental programs and initiatives Serve in the on-call rotation and participate in education and training for on-call participants. Attend SCORE staff meetings, retreats, and Student Affairs meetings Active support for the College’s Principles of Community and Principles of Diversity in the performance of job duties. Perform other duties as assigned. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: The successful candidate will possess the knowledge, skills and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities. Exceptional time management, organizational skills, and attention to detail Strong written, communication, and interpersonal skills Ability to work effectively with a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment Ability to engage in creative design and project management Willingness and availability to work some evenings and occasional weekends Strong computer experience including proficiency with MS office, MS word, e-mail, and web programs Sensitivity to and awareness of issues of diversity, inclusion, and social justice QUALIFICATION STANDARDS: EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree or any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Experience working in a college or university setting. Experience working with diverse populations, required. Preferred experience supervising and/or advising students of diverse backgrounds. LICENSES / CERTIFICATES: None. OTHER: HOURS & CLASSIFICATION AND STATUS: This is a regular, full-time, 40 hours per week, benefits eligible, non-exempt position. The regular hours for this position are 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. Hours may vary due to needs of the College or department. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: None. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is quiet to moderate. Physical and Mental Requirements Ability to maintain good concentration level while dealing with interruptions; attention to details with emphasis on accuracy; capable of giving, receiving, and analyzing information, formulating work plans, and articulating goals and action plans. Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time. Standing for extended periods of time. Reaching and extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than the whole hand(s), or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard. Communication skills using the spoken word. Ability to see within normal parameters. Ability to hear within normal parameters. Ability to bend and stoop, for example, to file. Ability to move about. Ability to lift and carry short distances up to 20 lbs., for example to lift or move office supplies, files, books and packages. At-Will Employment Regular employment at the College is for no specified period of time; conditions and status of employment (hours, pay, title, duties, etc.) are subject to change at any time. Scripps College is an At-Will employer. Employees, and likewise the College, are free to end the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without notice or cause, unless otherwise prohibited by law.