Program Coordinator, Multicultural Programs
University of Nevada Las Vegas - Las Vegas, NV

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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Program Coordinator, Multicultural Programs.

UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 27,000 students and 2,800 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on-line at:

This position exists to provide and market opportunities for students to participate in diversity and cultural programming that are consistent with student development and cultural identity theory based learning outcomes. Is responsible for creating, implementing, marketing, and assessing multicultural program initiatives as well as developing and implementing cross-cultural programming for all students with an emphasis on multicultural competencies. Serves as the direct advisor for Students Organizing Diversity Activities (SODA). SODA implements, coordinates and evaluates campus-wide cultural events and traditions such as Of the Month Cultural Celebrations and other awareness programs. Assist in the creation and advising of a peer diversity training and advocacy organization. Serve as the chair of the campus wide planning committees for Latino/a Heritage Month, Black History Month and Womyn's Herstory Month. Responsible for supervising student staff and two graduate assistants. This position works to enhance a growing sense of community by fostering students' awareness and appreciation of differences on a highly diverse campus.

A master's degree from an accredited university, a minimum one year of relevant experience as a graduate assistant or post-bachelors experience with event planning, group/individual advising, multicultural programming, diversity education/training required. Successful candidates will have an understanding of student development theory. One year post-masters university multicultural programming, diversity education/training experience and experience programming around multicultural topics preferred. All successful candidates will have the ability to assess student needs, value a high degree of student contact, interact effectively with a wide diversity of people, have excellent interpersonal skills, communicate well in verbal and written form, and manage multiple tasks in a dynamic work environment. Experience with outcomes assessment and analysis is preferred.

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin immediately and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to March 10, 2013. Materials should be addressed to Ashlee Burrs, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or