Elon University is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Director of the Center for Race, Ethnicity, & Diversity Education. The Center for Race, Ethnicity, and Diversity Education (CREDE) at Elon University advances the conversation on student diversity education campus-wide to develop intercultural competence and provides race and ethnicity related advocacy, services, and programs to promote the intellectual achievement, personal success, and social belonging of all students, faculty, and staff, particularly those from underrepresented and historically marginalized communities.
The Assistant Director of the Center for Race, Ethnicity, & Diversity Education has the primary responsibility of supporting Elon’s current and emerging racial and ethnic diverse populations on campus with particular expertise and experience working with Black/African American students. The position shares the responsibility for the daily operation of the CREDE including leadership and advising for students. The Assistant Director will work collaboratively with administration, faculty, staff, alumni, and the community to create a supportive environment for inclusivity. This is a full-time, 12-month position, reporting to the Assistant Dean of Students and Director of the Center for Race, Ethnicity, & Diversity Education.
This position will remain open until filled. Apply at https://elon.peopleadmin.com/postings/4060. Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered liberal arts university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon’s 6,700 students prepare to become the ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe. Elon is known for academic excellence across the curriculum, and for experiential learning programs in study abroad, undergraduate research, leadership, interfaith dialogue, civic engagement and community service. Elon is ranked the nation’s #1 master’s-level university for study abroad and is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. U.S. News & World Report recognizes Elon more than any other university in the nation for academic programs that “Focus on Student Success.” More than 425 full-time faculty members teach in six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 78 percent ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. private universities. The student-faculty ratio is 12-1, and the average class size is 20. The university's 636-acre residential campus in the Town of Elon, N.C., is consistently recognized as one of the nation's finest environments for learning. The Elon Phoenix NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.