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Assistant Director of Intercultural Affairs for Training & Programming

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Work type: Regular
Location: Malibu Campus
Categories: Student Affairs, Other

The Assistant Director for Training & Programming for Training and Programming (AD) will manage, develop, and assess programs and trainings that provide first rate intercultural and diversity education, and student services that are designed to foster an inclusive environment where all student identities are affirmed and supported. In addition, the AD serves as an advisor, mentor, and advocate for underrepresented students and ICA student clubs. The AD provides administrative and clerical support, event coordination, assessment, and supervision of student affairs interns and undergraduate interns. As a staff member in Student Affairs who works closely with students, this person serves as a Christian role model to students and promotes a biblical worldview.


  • Hire, train, advise, support, and supervise student club leaders in the following areas: event planning support, financial and risk management, and. Conduct orientation and ongoing leadership development sessions. Work with Graduate Assistants to approve and monitor all club activities. Forecast and monitor use of University and student organization resources (e.g. budget, equipment, etc.).
  • Create and facilitate diversity and social justice trainings and workshops for undergraduate student leaders.
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively across the University in the coordination, and execution of campus-wide programming, including monthly heritage events.
  • Provide support to major departmental events and experiential learning excursions such as: Year Two Malibu San Francisco Experience and Loqui Multicultural Graduation Celebration.
  • Respond to student crises and provide support around diversity and inclusion. Mentorship of historically marginalized student populations.
  • Serve on various university-wide committees to advise on areas related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice.
  • Assist in the preparation of departmental reports, presentations and serve as a thought partner with departmental colleagues.
  • Serve on the Residential Emergency Response Team and provide onsite emergency response coordination.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: Bachelor's degree. Minimum two (2) years of experience in student learning and development, as well as experience advising student groups in a university setting or (3) three years of progressive higher education experience. Minimum two (2) years of experience in a supervisory role. Critical to this role is a demonstrated commitment and success working in a multicultural environment with a critical understanding of social justice issues in both student and workplace settings. The Assistant Director should have an understanding of and passion for issues of diversity, especially issues of nationality, race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, and how they intersect with other markers of identity. Ability to integrate Christian faith with student development theories and practice. Personal faith in Jesus Christ; active involvement in a local church; demonstrated support for the Christian mission of the University. Well-organized, strong detail-oriented administrative ability with event planning experience. Excellent interpersonal skills, intercultural responsiveness, ability to think critically, and team orientation. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong flexibility in working with a variety of work styles and backgrounds. Ability to work independently and as a part of a team. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously. Willingness to work irregular hours. Google Suite, and Microsoft Suite.

Preferred: Master's degree in college student affairs, ministry, or education-related field preferred. Four (4) or more years of progressive experience in student learning and development, as well as experience advising student groups in a university setting. Proficiency in budget management and organizational assessment. Experience and training in cultural responsiveness. Ability to innovate and develop exemplary educational programs and practices. Proven program and event planning skills preferred. Knowledge of online student and financial information systems. Knowledge of Peoplesoft system helpful.

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education, and employment screening. Qualified individuals with criminal histories will be considered for employment in compliance with applicable laws.

This is a Regular, Exempt, 40 hour per week position.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

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