What an awesome opportunity we have, to make a meaningful impact on students' lives in our Student Development Specialist II position! This role focuses on the engagement of Black and African American and other underrepresented and underserved students through academic, professional, and personal development initiatives, including programming, community engagement and belonging, and leadership and identity development. Other key aspects include providing relevant and well-researched comprehensive support system, including innovative and collaborative programming, to enhance the collegiate experiences of students.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
One or more years of experience in student affairs work or related specialty with a bachelor's degree.
No experience required with a master's degree.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Willingness to work some evenings and weekends, and to travel for presentations and conferences.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in humanities, social science, or related area, or master’s degree in student affairs, counseling, or related field.
Related experience and/or student development experience with a master’s degree.
Student development experience with students from various racial and ethnic backgrounds, specifically Asian identities.
Experience working around student engagement and student success. Experience advising programs and organizations, managing the complexities of program development and visibility, budgeting, and assessment.
About Texas A&M University - Multicultural Services
Texas A&M University has placed the value of inclusive environments at its core and embarked on a campus-wide plan designed to enhance accountability, climate, and equity. The Department of Multicultural Services (DMS) facilitates steady progress toward the institution’s climate goal through greater active, intentional, and ongoing student engagement and development. DMS has a mission to provide multiple developmental experiences for underrepresented and underserved racial and ethnic populations and foster social, cultural, and global competence to prepare students for an increasingly global world.