The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is seeking applicants for the Assistant Director of The Frank W. Hale Black Cultural Center. This role will assist the Director in day-to-day management while helping to plan and direct operational, financial, and personally developed activities. Additionally, this role will supervise students and staff; administer policies, procedures, and programs; and oversee technical and audiovisual services. — This position may perform some or all of the following duties, as required: — Supervise and train students and staff in instructional activities; assist in developing an accredited course on Black Cultural Center/Black History; monitor and maintain ABCC accreditation process; assist Director in general administrative work such as facility management, budget and resource priorities; develop and maintain records (art, students and book archival); assist with the development of public service announcements and public affairs activities; develop and implement student leadership programs and outreach initiatives; maintain, initiate, and develop administrative procedures; plan and assign work activities to students and staff; monitor and evaluate programs and activities; supervise, hire, and coordinate 75-100 student employees; supervise technology areas including social media, computer lab, MLK Lounge, and classrooms; assist in writing reports, proposals and grants; assist with art, educational activities, and programs (exhibits, panel discussions, conferences, workshops, brochures and videos); and develop and promote Visual Art activities (exhibitions, programs, visual displays, etc.).
Additional Information for Applicants::
Office of Diversity and Inclusion Mission Statement:
For nearly 50 years, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) has provided university-wide expertise, guidance, oversight, and leadership on matters related to improving equity, inclusion, and diversity at The Ohio State University. It undertakes a variety of initiatives aimed at the development, recruitment, retention, and success of underrepresented and underserved students and employees (i.e., administrators, faculty, and staff) by working with academic units, community partners, university alumni, and national organizations and institutions.
ODI's objective is to identify, recruit, hire, develop, and retain individuals capable of contributing in meaningful ways to its mission. All prospective applicants/candidates are required to provide a written diversity statement that provides the search committee with a better understanding of their capabilities and personal and professional experiences as they relate to equity, inclusion, and diversity. Thus, prospective applicants/candidates specifically should describe their work with, service to, and/or support of individuals and groups from underrepresented and underserved, diverse communities. Applicants'/candidates' diversity statements should provide a succinct picture of their qualifications, both personal and professional, as they relate to the ODI mission. To this end, when developing their diversity statements, they should address many of the below questions:
How might your personal and professional experiences contribute to promoting an inclusive campus environment?
What formal and informal experiences working with or interacting with underrepresented and underserved populations would help you be successful in this position and contribute to ODI's mission?
What areas of successes and challenges do you have in working with underrepresented and underserved populations?
What experiences do you have promoting open communication and trust, when engaging individuals and/or groups across differences?
Master’s degree in Art Education, Black Studies, Liberal Arts, History Education, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; considerable experience in program management or education; expertise in African American Culture and/or experience coordinating programs for African-American students, faculty, and staff as well as other diverse populations; willingness to work evenings and weekends, and travel on behalf of the Hale Center.
Strong interpersonal and public communication skills; experience in grant writing and fundraising for major program; proficient in utilizing technology to market, promote, special events and programming; strong experience with developing strategic plans; strong experience with program planning and evaluations.
Target Salary: $54,500.00 - $64,500.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.