Posted Apr 13, 2017 by Williams College
Category: Student Affairs and Services
The Davis Center
Williams College seeks an organized, innovative individual as the Program Coordinator of the Davis Center. Named for scholar-activists W. Allison Davis '24 and John A. Davis '33, the Center catalyzes broad campus engagement with complex issues of race, gender, culture, ethnicity, history and identity as they affect intellectual, creative, and social life. Collaborating with all sectors of the college communityâ€"students, staff, academic departments and programs, and alumniâ€"and with off-campus partners, the Center initiates and supports a rich variety of programs that seek to foster dialogue about access, equity, and inclusion at Williams and elsewhere. Its work is central to the core academic and institutional values of the college.
Reporting to the Director of the Davis Center, the Program Coordinator plans and executes the Center's programming, oversees the administrative components of the Center, and spearheads the center's communication efforts. This individual serves as the Center's liaison on designated campus committees and working groups. The Program Coordinator is also responsible for training and advising student group leaders and Center staff on financial and event protocols. The Program Coordinator should be committed to serving historically underrepresented and underserved populations. To learn more about the Davis Center visit http://davis-center.williams.edu/.
Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Coordinate with faculty, staff, and students to execute a wide range of events;
- Advise and mentor students regarding individual concerns and group programming;
- Staff office hours, evening office hours, and student group general meetings on a rotating basis;
- Recruit and supervise the Center's interns;
- Curate the Center's archives, including the images, videos, and event printed materials;
- Serve as point-person and office advisor for student groups;
- Manage event communications and marketing;
- Curate and edit weekly newsletter and develop website content;
- Monitor and develop social media content and strategy; and
- Oversee the budget reconciliation processes for student groups and programmatic purchases.
Regular evening, night, and weekend hours are required.
This position is a full-time, year-round appointment. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. A Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of two years' experience working with historically underrepresented or underserved groups is preferred. Candidates should highlight experience in student development, social justice activism and workshop facilitation. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills are a required; experience with web based content management systems is preferred.
A review of resumes will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. For optimal consideration please submit materials by April 28, 2017. Band 19
Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. Please visit the Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu). Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.
Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant (education and past employment) and the completion of a criminal record check.
To apply for this position, please visit http://staff-careers.williams.edu. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-4247 or email at email@example.com.
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