This position is a 100% administrative position in the University of Illinois at Chicago reporting to the Vice Provost for Diversity. The director is responsible for the administrative support and management of the Asian American Resource and Cultural Center (est. 2005). The director oversees the operations of the Center, which includes the development and administration of social, cultural, and educational programs and activities that provide faculty, staff, and students knowledge of issues relating to Asian Americans and Asian American Studies. The Director promotes an environment that facilitates Asian American students’ advancement, growth and development through advocacy, policy development, and institutional intervention. AARCC efforts support diversity on campus, enhance the UIC experience, and provide opportunities for integrated learning and development. In line with the Great Cities Commitment, AARCC cultivates connections between UIC and Chicago's Asian American communities and organizations. Learn more at www.aarcc.uic.edu
A Master’s degree in a relevant field is required; Ph.D. preferred. Knowledge of Asian American Studies and Asian American higher education, student, and community issues. Familiarity with program quality assessment.
Seven years higher education experience in educational and cultural program development and coordination, advising and mentoring Asian American students, and at least five years experience in a high-level administrative role overseeing office operations. Intermediate skills using Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook
Strategic planning and staff management experience preferred. Ability to be a visionary leader for AARCC's next phase and effective supervisor of diverse staff. Strong project management skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Salary Range: $60,000-$80,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: Anticipated starting date is July 16, 2014.
Application Information: Applications must be received through the UIC Human Resources online system. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled; however, for fullest consideration, submit application by March 7, 2014. Applications will consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of three professional references. References will not be contacted until the first screening process is concluded.
The University of Illinois at Chicago has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity. In that spirit, it is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women/women-identified, members of ethnic minorities, sexual minorities, and persons with disabilities. UIC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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