A staff member from Wake Forest University's Intercultural Center will be in attendance at The Placement Exchange conference in San Antonio, TX, March 8-12, 2017.
*A cover letter is required with application.*
Summary: The Program Coordinator is responsible for the successful implementation of programming which enriches students’ educational, social, and cultural experiences. Provides services and support needed by underrepresented and international student groups to assist in their academic success, retention, and sense of belonging at WFU. Assists the Intercultural Center staff in creating an inclusive campus community that values diversity and promotes respect for differences.
- Creates, implements, and assesses office programming efforts (i.e. World Cultural Festival, Journeys to Success, and First Fridays).
- Leads the implementation and execution of the various Identity Development Initiatives (i.e. M4, LMI, and WE3).
- Secures additional funds and co-sponsorships for programming; manages budget for programming efforts.
- Oversees the implementation of cultural heritage month celebrations.
- Provides services and support needed by underrepresented and international student groups for their retention and academic success at WFU.
- Develops, maintains, and distributes marketing materials, office website, weekly newsletter, press releases and social media outlets.
- Advises and supports the intercultural student organizations on operations, programming, budget management, etc.
- Collaborates with WFU students, faculty, and staff to create a campus community environment that values diversity and promotes respect for differences.
- Oversees IC Resources (i.e. co-sponsorship requests and equipment rental)
- Serves on university committees as needed.
Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
- Bachelor’s degree in Education, Human Resources, Communication, Psychology or related field.
- Minimum one year demonstrated success working with a culturally diverse student body and staff, underrepresented and international student populations, developing and implementing programs and activities designed to promote cultural diversity, access, inclusion, awareness, and equity.
- Strong organizational and planning skills, including a strong attention to details, prioritization, and time management.
- Demonstrated ability in problem solving and conflict resolution.
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Knowledge and proficiency in the use of office computer software.
- Proven success working with and understanding the developmental needs multicultural/intercultural and international populations.
Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
- Graduate degree in Student Affairs, Education, Human Resources, Communication, Counseling or related field.
- Experience working in a higher education settings.
- Experience advising student organizations.
- Responsible for own work.
- Responsible for the budget.
Note: This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.
In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.
Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.