Advertised Summary Job Description: Under the direction of and reporting to the Director of the Office of Diversity, Culture, and Inclusion (ODCI), the program coordinator will support the development and implementation of a wide array of initiatives related to issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion and assist in the daily operations of the ODCI to foster an inclusive academic and work environment at the Mailman School of Public Health.
Job duties include, but are not limited to:
Acting as a liaison, on behalf of the Director of ODCI to other departments;
Collaborating with various departments and offices throughout the School and University, along with community partners, to address issues of equity and inclusion;
Assisting with the organization, development, coordination, and implementation of initiatives such as professional development and learning opportunities, lectures, seminars, for, trainings and other educational experiences on issues of equity and inclusion;
Assisting with the Self, Social, and Global Awareness program throughout the year;
Building sustainable community partnerships between faculty, students, community leaders/community based organizations, and non-profit professionals that offer the opportunity to bring multiple perspectives together to discuss and tackle issues in public health;
Assist in developing communications strategies to promote the mission and programs of ODCI ( e.g. providing content for the office website, blog, and calendar);
Coordinating the budget of ODCI programs, activities, and initiatives;
Aiding in promoting dialogue and collaboration between student groups on campus;
Communicating with various offices both internal and external to Mailman as it pertains to the initiatives, events, and programs of ODCI; Assist in evaluating the impact of programming.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus three years of related experience in developing or implementing programs and events focused on issues of difference, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Experience and demonstrated success developing and delivering educational programming and learning opportunities centered around issues of equity, inclusion, and diversity for students, faculty, and staff.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The program coordinator will serve as a general resource to students, faculty, and staff seeking information about services provided by ODCI;
Outstanding organization and planning skills.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred major fields of study include: the social and behavioral sciences, education, ethnic studies, liberal arts, or other relevant disciplines.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.