Student Affairs - Assistant Director of Diversity and Inclusion (Revised)

Bradley University Division of Student Affairs invites applicants for its Assistant Director of Diversity and Inclusion position.  This position will be responsible for the development and implementation of programs and services targeting historically underrepresented student populations on campus, with a specific focus on Hispanic/Latinx student outreach and retention. The Assistant Director reports to the Executive Director of Diversity and Inclusion.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate programming to specifically engage and retain Hispanic/Latinx students.
  • Lead, coordinate, and assess the Scholars Program, a peer to peer program designed to assist racially diverse freshmen with their transition to the university.
  • Advise cultural student organizations including the Association of Latin American Students (ALAS), Asian American Association (AAA), Black Student Alliance (BSA), and Common Ground, Bradley’s LGBTQ+ and Ally organization.
  • Work collaboratively with campus constituents to promote department and division goals and initiatives. 
  • Assist with planning and coordination of major department programs such as the Tunnel of Oppression, various cultural heritage months, and welcome week and alumni programs.

Candidates must possess exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills. Candidates must also be detail-oriented, possess excellent problem solving and analytical skills and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.  A master’s degree is preferred; a bachelor’s degree is required.  Preference will be given to candidates with direct experience working with students in multicultural affairs in a higher education setting and related Hispanic/Latinx programmatic experience.  Bilingual or multilingual Spanish preferred.

Qualified applicants must electronically submit a cover letter addressing specific examples of experiences related to the qualifications for the position, a current resume and complete contact information for three professional references to vpsa@fsmail.bradley.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately, with priority consideration given to candidates who submit their materials prior to June 10th, 2019. The search will continue until the position is filled.

Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

Bradley University:

Bradley University is a top-ranked, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university.  Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois.