Diversity Engagement Specialist
The Fleishman Center seeks a Diversity Engagement Specialist to focus on programming and outreach to support under-served student populations and provide diversity and inclusion education and programming. This position will lead collaborations with student organizations and student leaders on campus. The Diversity Engagement Specialist will provide supervision to graduate assistants and undergraduate student staff.

This individual will collaborate with a team to develop initiatives that connect students of color, first-generation students, and low-income students with networks and opportunities that promote career readiness and success and lead the implementation of those initiatives. Early engagement is crucial to ensuring that we create pathways that enable students to overcome barriers to their career and personal success. This position will lead the development of resources and initiatives that enable all Binghamton University students to understand equity and inclusion in the workplace. A key aspect of working in the Fleishman Center is the ability to build strong, collaborative partnerships with student organizations, faculty, and departments. In particular, the Diversity Engagement Specialist will build and further partnerships with campus leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion, and create initiatives focused on networking and career competency development. Having a clear vision and approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion work within the framework of career education is essential to this role.

Additional responsibilities include:

-Collaborating with International Student and Scholar Services on career-related resources and programs that meet the needs of International Students
-Serving as a member of two Career Cluster teams in the Fleishman Center and curating content and resources for these clusters
-Providing 1:1 career consulting to students on a variety of career development related topics through scheduled career appointments
-Supervising 1-2 graduate assistants and undergraduate student staff
-Developing and maintaining partnerships with student organizations in collaboration with student leaders for programming and diversity initiatives
-Manage the Fleishman Center's student organization program request form to facilitate meaningful connections with student leaders on campus
-Teach a CDCI 200-Career Exploration course to students exploring their interests and careers
-Serving as a member of the Diversity Engagement Team and the Early Engagement Teams in the Fleishman Center.

Requirements:
-Master's degree in higher education or a related field and 1-2 years of professional experience
-Demonstrated experience working cooperatively and collaboratively with students, employers, staff and faculty with diverse backgrounds
-Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of ways to help students overcome barriers they face related to career/social mobility
-Knowledge of student development and approaches to coaching and mentoring students
-Self-starting, creative professional with the ability to create and maintain collaborative relationships and adapt to change while handling multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
-Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work both independently and within a team
-Strong oral and written communication skills.
-Evidence of commitment to college student success
-Must share core values of campus collaboration, high ethical standards and dedication to what is best for students, employers and Binghamton University

Preferred:
-Preferred knowledge of career management and higher education systems, such as Handshake and Banner
-Experience supervising student or professional level staff
-Experience collaborating and communicating with employers on diversity, equity, and inclusion topics
-Experience providing direct career support for students and knowledge of career development theories
-Advanced knowledge of career development theories, adult development theory, counseling process, career coaching techniques, career decision making, learning styles, and job search techniques

Please apply online at: https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=137529

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
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Contact Information
Erica Kryst
[email protected]
Binghamton University
4400 Vestal Parkway
Binghamton, 13902
607-777-2195