Rutgers University-Camden is committed to achieving and advancing the principles of diversity and inclusion and views diversity as an essential component of the educational experience for our students. The Program Coordinator will assist the University in achieving this goal through serving as a resource and liaison for students on issues through education, outreach, and advocacy. These newly created positions will seek to enhance the student experience and promote retention, graduation, and academic achievement. We envision Rutgers University-Camden to be a community where all people, of all identities and experiences, are understood, appreciated, and fully included. The position exists to direct the programmatic, educational, and leadership development opportunities for undergraduates on the Rutgers University-Camden campus on issues of race, ethnicity, sexuality, gender identity, gender expression, and social justice. The Program Coordinator will work to support our undergraduate population and take a primary role in the education of our larger student body on issues of race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, and sexual and gender diversity. The incumbent will assess and meet the complex and evolving needs of our diverse student body by developing and expanding existing resources and creating new initiatives and resources where there is a need.
There are two (2) positions available. One will focus on the LGBTQ/Social Justice arena and one will focus on the Race/Culture/Religion arena.
Home Location Campus: Rutgers University-Camden
Concept design; web skills; and familiarity with creating publications
Working with social media
Grant writing experience is a plus.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience in workshop design and facilitation on topics of social justice, diversity, race and ethnicity, and LGBTQ issues. Candidate must have a strong commitment to the goals of the Center, with a firm knowledge of social justice and LGBTQ issues; exceptional people skills; well-developed written and verbal communication skills, and an appreciation for staff and volunteers. An ideal candidate will possess the ability to think creatively, multi-task, and work well independently. This position will require frequent night and weekend hours.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was ...at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.