Director of Diversity Initiatives (Student Programming Leader)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 304234
KELLEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (BL-BUS-IUBLA)
The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University is a comprehensive provider of top-tier business education with a full portfolio of undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and executive programs on campuses in Bloomington and Indianapolis, and online worldwide. The Kelley School has been creating career momentum for 100 years, going from 70 students in 1920 to an enrollment of more than 12,000 students today. Our innovative curriculum is built on personal development, teamwork, and experiential learning with an emphasis on global and social responsibility. Our success is reflected in our reputation among academic peers, our career placement statistics, and the accomplishments of more than 117,000 living alumni around the globe. The Kelley Undergraduate Program strives to be a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of business and education leaders, serving over 10,000 undergraduate students.
Provides the strategic direction of Kelley's recruitment and retention initiatives as they pertain to students who come from historically marginalized backgrounds in higher education.
Establishes relationships with internal and external constituencies relevant to the program's diversity strategy.
Serves on various boards, committees, groups, and professional organizations, mentoring underrepresented students, leading and supporting the Kelley Office of Diversity Initiatives UGRAD.
Liaises with diversity student organizations.
Participates in diversity events and programs related to the Kelley Office of Diversity Initiatives.
Provides highest level of operational leadership and coordination of assigned staff members to define student programming methodologies and standards; provides direction and guidance on high priority student programming projects/initiatives.
Establishes short-term business plans and long-term operational objectives, including managing project timelines/deliverables and developing resource plans for multi-project/multi-phase student programming initiatives.
Conducts a variety of personnel actions to include, but not limited to hiring, promotion, performance management, and dismissal.
Manages high level assignments and allocation of student programming resources, including negotiating and coordinating initiatives that involve staff in other departments/areas/teams; may coordinate large-scale student programming projects with a wide audiences in support of academic initiatives.
Makes budgetary recommendations/proposals based on resource needs and ensures cost containment.
Researches and stays up-to-date on new industry student programming standards, technologies, policies, and procedures; responsible for the implementation of new protocols/procedures to address business needs.
Works collaboratively with other student programming leaders across departments and units in recommending standards, best practices, and related policies/procedures.
Prepares management reports and summaries for senior administration, executive, steering and advisory committees; acts as advisor to executive committees; serves on various university committees, communities of practice, and task forces related to student programming.
Bachelor's degree in education, social work, or related field
Master's degree in higher education student affairs or related field
4 years in student programs, higher education student affairs, or related field
1 year of management experience in relevant field
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent collaboration and team building skills
Effectively coaches and delivers constructive feedback
Instills commitment to organizational goals
Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills
Effective conflict management skills
Builds and manages effective teams
Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents
Demonstrates ability to maintain confidential information
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds and demonstrated cultural competency
Interprets federal, state, and institutional rules and regulations
Ability to build strong partnerships with students and other university departments
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.