The Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs operates as a change-agent providing leadership for diversity, equity and inclusion-based programming, education and initiatives on campus that engage the campus community as a whole. In collaboration with key constituents, the director will push forward the development and implementation of a strategic plan for diversity, equity and inclusion that is mission-driven and aligned with the college’s overall strategic plans. The director plays a key role in shaping the campus climate and culture into one that not only engages members of the campus community in relevant and respectful dialogue but also urges and supports individuals to recognize and appreciate the value of diversity and inclusion and to take action to transform the campus culture into one that translates into meaningful and transformational experiences for students, faculty and staff.
The Director also has primary responsibility of enhancing cross-cultural understanding and competence at the college through the development and implementation of policies, procedures, curricular and co-curricular activities that are guided by the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, transparency, and shared governance. The Director works toward these ends through collaboration and relationship building with internal and external constituents and key stakeholders. This position reports directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs.
Director responsibilities are as follows:
Promote and coordinate training programs and workshops on diversity and inter-cultural competencies for staff, faculty, administrators, and students. Assist in developing systemic structures to recruit, retain, and promote diverse students, staff, and faculty by working closely with the Office of Admissions staff and Human Resources Department staff and staff/faculty search committees. Foster a campus climate that respects and values diversity and inclusion among students, faculty, and staff. Serve as a resource on the Diversity Advisory Council and steering committees and employee resource groups such as PRISM, to lead strategic diversity planning efforts. Coordinate ongoing assessments of diversity that use a range of data-gathering approaches. Serve on committees that focus on the promotion of diversity and inclusion programming, outreach, and education. Elevate visibility and credibility of campus diversity education. Assist faculty and staff in integrating and infusing diversity and inclusion efforts in Student Affairs and Academic Affairs.
Master’s degree in a related field is required. Doctorate degree preferred. Demonstrated administrative leadership and management skills in an Office of Multicultural Affairs, preferably at the Director level or above. Ability to promote productive collaboration across multiple stakeholders involved in diversity and inclusion efforts. Experience generating curriculum and leading professional development associated with diversity and inclusion topics. Knowledge and understanding of student development theory and LEAP student learning outcomes.
Rollins offers a generous benefits package featuring comprehensive health insurance coverage, generous paid time off, retirement savings plan with generous employer contribution after one year, full tuition waiver after one year for employees, spouses, domestic partners and dependents.
Interested applicants must apply online via the College’s employment website, http://www.rollinsjobs.com.
Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply.
Rollins College, one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in Florida, is a comprehensive, liberal arts college located on a beautiful lakeside campus in Winter Park, FL, a Metro Orlando community. The College emphasizes innovative and quality teaching in small classes, and ranks number one among 121 Southern master’s-level universities in the annual rankings of “America’s Best Colleges,” released by U.S. News & World Report.