Program Coordinator for Student Success, Center for Multicultural Equity and Access - Division of S
Program Coordinator for Student Success, Center for Multicultural Equity and Access - Division of Student Affairs
The Center for Multicultural Equity & Access (CMEA) enhances the education of students historically denied access to Georgetown University because of their race or ethnicity. To that end, we provide academic support, multicultural programming, and diversity education as we work to create a community committed to education of the whole person and care for others. We challenge the University to fulfill its commitment to justice for the common good.
The Program Coordinator for Student Success coordinates academic support services, diversity education programming and college access initiatives in the District of Columbia. S/he provides direct advising and programming support for a diverse population of college students identified as first-generation, high financial need, and/or students of color. The Program Coordinator works directly with students who hold leadership positions within CMEA-monitored student of color organizations and identity-based spaces (for example, Black House, Casa Latina). Reporting to the Assistant Director, Student Support Services, the Program Coordinator coordinates efforts for CMEA pre-college programs and academic/student support services and has additional responsibilities that include but are not limited to:
Residential Education and Multicultural Programming
- Selects and advises house residents of Black House and Casa Latina.
- Develops and advises residential programming that promotes student growth, involvement in learning, engagement, and inclusion on campus.
- Selects, trains, advises, and meets with student leaders from various organizations.
- Provides oversight, support, advisement and learning opportunities to programming board members, student leaders and student organizations.
- Oversees reservations, facilities, dining services, and technology for programming needs related to academic support services, diversity education, and pre-college programs.
Student Support and Programming
- Plans, markets, implements and assesses CMEA academic support services that target underrepresented communities such as Book Library, Book Loan Scholarship, Summer Housing Scholarship, and Academic Seminars.
- Supports academic programming for bridge and access programs with logistical support that includes space reservations, document intake, meal coordination, communication with participants, classroom supplies for courses, and co-curricular programming.
- Provides support to high impact activities such as college awareness programs, new student orientation, student success supplemental instruction, leadership, and personal development activities.
- Facilitates leadership training for residents/programming members for educational and multicultural programming.
- Bachelor's degree - Master's degree preferred - in higher education administration, college student personnel, counseling, social work or related discipline
- Demonstrated knowledge of basic theories of student development and a demonstrated experience in advising student groups and organizations and leadership development
- Demonstrated commitment to providing student centered support and knowledge/experience
with college access and academic success and retention efforts for first generation, low-income, and/or students of color
- Strong organizational, analytical, and troubleshooting skills
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and learn quickly
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to successfully and effectively liaise with various audiences and stakeholders within and across departments in a multi-cultural environment
- Ability to work independently, resourcefully and on personal initiative, with flexibility to handle changing priorities
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