Associate Director - Latino Cultural Center
University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, IL

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The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) seeks an Associate Director for its Latino Cultural Center (LCC). The Rafael Cintrón Ortiz Latino Cultural Center was the first cultural center at UIC created in 1976. Its mission is to expand the appreciation for —and understanding of—Latino cultures on campus and throughout local communities as well as to ensure that Latino/a students have a positive self-defined identity and intercultural skills to help them graduate, be competitive in the global job market, and become the next generation of leaders.

Duties:
The Associate Director reports to the Director of the LCC. This position is responsible for identifying grant opportunities and developing grant proposals in accordance with each grant-making organization’s guidelines; completing progress reports for funding agencies; developing and delivering educational programs and assessment tools; developing and presenting workshops and trainings for students, staff, and faculty; developing and maintaining partnerships with internal and external stakeholders; serving as an LCC liaison to the university on policy and practices about Latino needs and diversity efforts as designated by the Director; and assisting with administrative oversight of the LCC.

Qualifications:
The preferred applicant will demonstrate the following: A minimum of five years of experience in arts and culture grant writing and reporting; significant experience in the development of educational programs about Latino and Latin American cultures with supporting teaching and assessment tools ; ability to facilitate intercultural and civic dialogues; ability to build collaborative relationships with diverse stakeholders; experience supervising staff and college interns; excellent writing and public speaking skills; fluency in written and conversational Spanish is a plus.

BA required, MA preferred. Cultural Studies, Urban Anthropology, Sociology, Education, Latin American and Latino Studies, Urban Planning or related field is required. This is a full time position. Salary range is $45-$55,000, commensurate with experience.

To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, and names, titles and contact information of three references. For fullest consideration, applications must be received by June 15, 2013. All applications must be submitted online through the university employment website: jobs.uic.edu

For more information on the Rafael Cintrón Ortiz Latino Cultural Center see http://www.latinocultural.uic.edu/

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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