Tulane University, Newcomb College Institute
Senior Program Coordinator, Newcomb College Institute
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Louisiana, United States|
Department Name: Newcomb College Institute
Reports To: Karen Reichard, Adm. Assistant Professor and Director of Student Leadership Development
Position Location /Address: 43 Newcomb Place, New Orleans, LA 70118
Position Shift / Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Fair Labor Standards Act Status: (Compensation will complete this section)
Brings knowledge gained from academic work, programming experience, and/or activism to create events at NCI consistent with mission and strategic plan in partnership with other campus entities and community groups. Establishes and maintains relationships with groups of diverse populations on and off campus, particularly students and faculty of color.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Please note that minimum educational and experiential requirements may not be changed once defined and agreed upon by the department, and the position has been posted for recruitment.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
-Master’s Degree or ABD
-Background in /previous experience with diversity training and programming
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITITIES/COMPETENCIES TYPICALLY NEEDED TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY: (Note: The following criteria will not be used in screening qualified applicants but may be considered in the final decision-selection process of candidates interviewed.)
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Excellent relationship-building skills and ability to work with diverse populations both on campus and in the community.
- Creativity, follow-through ability, attention to accuracy and detail.
- Experience in planning and carrying out events
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: (Note: The following criteria will not be used in screening qualified applicants and may not be used in lieu of minimum qualifications stated above.)
1. Teaching and/or programming experience in a university setting.
2. Experience in the women’s movement and knowledge of women’s studies.
An incumbent assigned this classification will perform some or all of the following universal essential functions approximately 95 percent of his/her time:
Typical % Allocation
Faculty and Student Leadership Development
- Establish faculty development programs for faculty of color
- Collaborates with the Vice President for Diversity, the O, and the Posse Program
- Liaison to African and African Diaspora Studies Program
- Advise African-American Women Students Organization
- Creates diversity programming for staff
- Stays abreast and contributes to research and scholarly writing about campus diversity programs
25% of job
- Conducts qualitative and quantitative research on the impact of programming on women’s leadership. Oversees collection, analysis, publication, and dissemination of assessment data.
- Monitors comparator programs on women’s leadership on other campus. Participates in national community of staff and scholars on women’s leadership and member organizations, such as the National Council for Research on Women.
- Assists the Administrative Assistant Professor and Director of Student Leadership and Engagement with women’s leadership programming. Including, but not limited to: annual Newcomb Leadership Retreat, monthly Newcomb Leaders meetings, selection of students for Leadership development workshops (e.g. PLEN, Leadershape)
- identifying/organizing leadership development programming with a focus on inclusion and diversity
- With both NCI student organizations and the Newcomb Scholars:
- --Helps promote student activism and campus/community engagement.
- --Helps create an environment of respect and awareness of inclusion and diversity.
25% of job
Programming and Event Planning
Communicates with student organizations to enable them to develop skills as programmers and ensure NCI has one coherent program. Works closely with Newcomb Senate in particular on Celebrate Newcomb Week, and Newcomb Spring Arts Festival
- Fridays at Newcomb
- Plans and implements Fridays at Newcomb; including securing speakers, handling honoraria, coordinating ordering of food and introductions of speakers. Coordinates calendaring of speakers and writes up short descriptions of presentations for publicity.
- NCI speakers
- Coordinates travel and hotel accommodations for NCI speakers. Handles venue details and arranges for audio visual needs. Makes sure contracts are in place and signed. Arranges receptions and/or dinners for speakers and university guests. Has input on press releases for publicity. Coordinates all logistics of endowed speakers, including stewardship reports.
- NCI conferences/symposia
- Coordinates all logistical details - venue(s) for event, audio visual needs, coordinating travel and hotel accommodations for out of town speakers. Makes sure contracts are in place and signed. Has input on press releases for publicity.
- NCI Annual Events:
- Under the Oaks: Coordinates all facets of this event involving recognition of Fellows, graduates, faculty, and student awards. Responsible for logistics involving securing venue, staging, and menu selection.
Supervises planning of Homecoming: Oversees planning of reception at the Newcomb House, coordinates with student groups, fellows, and scholars about their displays, arranges tents, catering, furniture moving, and staffing
- Submits NCI nominations for commencement speakers and coordinates their visits.
45% of job
Performs other duties as requested or required, whether or not specifically mentioned in this job description.
5% of job
Total Essential Percentage Allocation for All Essential Functions
We will be interviewing those available to meet at the National Women's Studies Association Annual meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio, November 8-10.
#43 Newcomb Place
New Orleans, LA 70118
|Primary Category:||Women, Gender, and Sexuality