Assistant Director for Inter-Cultural Greek Council & Multicultural Programs
Company: James Madison University
Posted on: January 23, 2023
Assistant Director for Inter-Cultural Greek Council & Multicultural
Administrative and Professional Faculty
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
300080 - Aux - Multicultural
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Position Summary Information
About James Madison University
We are a community committed to preparing students to be educated
and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful
To be the national model for the engaged university: engaged with
ideas and the world.
Who We Are
Located in the heart of Virginia's beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the
city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington,
D.C. and Richmond, VA. With a population of just over 53,000,
Harrisonburg is one of the most diverse communities in the
Commonwealth of Virginia. JMU is a selective, public institution
with a growing national reputation for offering experiences that
lead to an outstanding education and inclusive environment for
students, faculty and staff. The student body includes
approximately 20,000 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students,
with over 1,000 full-time instructional faculty.
JMU offers thriving programs in the liberal arts, science and
technology, and professional disciplines at the undergraduate,
master's and doctoral levels. The university is committed to
expanding diversity, fostering equity and inclusion, and supporting
superlative teaching and scholarship. JMU has achieved national
recognition for the high quality of its academic programs, focus on
maintaining strong student/faculty interaction, and innovative
The at James Madison University invites applications for five
Assistant Director positions through an innovative cohort hiring
model. Positions hired in this cohort are housed within Residence
Life, University Career Center, Center for Multicultural Student
Services and Disability Services.
Benefits to candidates include:
- Transition to campus with a group of peers from around Student
- Shared onboarding process
- Streamlined interview process where you can be considered for
The Division of Student Affairs includes University Career Center,
Center for Multicultural Student Services, Community
Service-Learning, Counseling Center, Dean of Students, Gender
Identity & Expression, Orientation and Transition, Residence Life,
Student Life, University Health Center, University Recreation and
University Unions. The division is an integral university in
supporting the mission, vision, and values of the university.
Successful candidates will infuse these values in their day-to-day
- Focusing on Students
- Leading Courageously
- Transcending Boundaries
- Creating Belonging
- Embracing Innovation and Change
- Honoring and Valuing Our Staff
- Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The Division of Student Affairs at James Madison University invites
applications for the position of Assistant Director for
Inter-Cultural Greek Council (I.C.G.C.) and Multicultural Programs
in the Center for Multicultural Student Services (CMSS). This
position reports to the Associate Director for Student Leadership
and Intercultural Experiences and specifically supports student
success by assisting the department in achieving its mission to
provide educational and celebratory programs and services that
support an inclusive campus community in which members value
diversity within themselves and others.
Duties and Responsibilities
Overall Departmental Functions:
- The Assistant Director will serve as the campus advisor for 13
chapters under the Inter-Cultural Greek Council (I.C.G.C.) which is
comprised of organizations from the National Pan-Hellenic Council
(NPHC), National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations
(NALFO) and The National Asian Pacific Islander American
Panhellenic Association (NAPA).
- Responsible for overseeing all chapters within I.C.G.C. in
accordance with the university and each organization's risk
management policies and compliance requirements for culturally
based fraternities and sororities.
- Works directly with Associate Director to conduct all necessary
- Responsible for planning and coordinating all aspects of the
Annual I.C.G.C. Homecoming Step Show.
- Assist with developing and administering educational and social
programs and trainings that promote an understanding of and
appreciation for the principles of diversity, access, identity, and
inclusion within the Inter-Cultural Greek Council (I.C.G.C.) and
- Management of all budget expenditures and projections for
I.C.G.C. programming and travel to conferences in compliance with
the State budget allowances.Assessment:
- Lead, manage and oversee all educational learning outcomes and
assessment efforts with SA (Student Affairs) Assessment Committee
and CARS for culturally based fraternities and sororities.
- Prepare annual reports, coordinate, and assist with
departmental program reviews and evaluations.
- Promote an environment of collaboration with campus partners
and alumni to provide a broader spectrum and knowledge base in the
areas of multicultural awareness, social justice, advocacy, and
support to all spheres of diversity and identity-based groups as
well as prospective students.
The Assistant Director is an integral part of a team focused on
strengthening and providing advocacy and support for
underrepresented students and marginalized communities on campus.
In situations not addressed by policies and procedures,
decision-making aligns with the highest professional and ethical
standards. Represent department at conferences and official
programs and events in a professional manner.
- Master's Degree / Bachelor's Degree with 1+ years relevant
- Experience developing rapport one on one and in groups with
students and other stakeholders
- Experience managing multiple projects or events
- Experience promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and
- Record of effectively communicating, cultivating, and expanding
working relationships with a variety of stakeholders
- Ability to master technology applications quickly including
higher ed enterprise systems like Peoplesoft, Handshake, StarRez
and intermediate word processing and excel skills
- 2+ years relevant experience
- Experience with supervision or managing people
Conditions of Employment
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a
criminal background check.
E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required
to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity
and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison
University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work
Posting Detail Information
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Open Until Filled
Proposed Starting Date
James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a
diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free
of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate
discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color,
disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information,
national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race,
religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.
We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students,
faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these
qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education
in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in
candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing
commitment to this core quality.
Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact
the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.
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If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance
searching or applying for jobs please contact us at (540) 568-3597
or . You may also visit the JMU Human Resource Office, located at
752 Ott Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 and we will be happy to
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regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such
as: crime prevention, the university police law enforcement
authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures,
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confirmation of a significant emergency on campus and other matters
of importance related to security and safety. The report includes
statistics for the most recent three-year period of reported crimes
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public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible
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fire statistics for the most recent three-year period, a
description of each on-campus student housing facility fire safety
system, the number of fire drills held during the previous calendar
year, policies or rules on portable electrical appliances, smoking,
and open flames in student housing; and procedures for student
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The JMU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes the
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You can obtain a copy of any of this report by contacting the
Office of Public Safety, MSC 6810, James Madison University,
Harrisonburg, VA 22807 or request that a copy be mailed to you by
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