Student Development Coordinator, CTR for Multicultural Affairs

North Carolina, United States
10 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Center for Multicultural Affairs

Job Description

Scope of Responsibilities

The Student Development Coordinator in the Center for Multicultural Affairs provides programs and services in the areas of community engagement, multicultural education and leadership development. The person is knowledgeable of the histories as well as cultural and developmental issues of Black, Asian American, Latinx, Native American/Indigenous, and multi-racial/multiethnic communities.

In addition, the person advises student organizations as well as designs and supports experiential trainings with a social justice framework to prepare students to participate in a complex global community. The Student Development Coordinator collaborates with Student Affairs units, academic departments, and other university units as well as community and alumni organizations when appropriate.


  1. Plans, develops, and coordinates programs that support Asian American students. Evaluates and assesses programmatic effectiveness through regular qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis. 50%
  2. Serves as an advisor to Asian American student organizations. Provides counseling on an individual basis and on-going advocacy on pertinent issues. 15%
  3. Delivers and supports educational activities pertaining to community engagement, multicultural education, and leadership development. Participates in institutional, state, regional, and national professional training opportunities, including Student Affairs Student Development Coordinators' group. Keeps abreast of latest knowledge and research. 15%
  4. Cultivates and maintains relationships with Student Affairs units, academic departments, and other university offices as well as community and alumni organizations that support the mission of the Center. 10%
  5. Trains and supervises undergraduate student staff. 10%

General Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree
  • Computer literacy including MicroSoft Office and skills in social media and video production
  • Preferred one year’s experience in multicultural education in a higher education setting

Additional Job Specific Skills and Competencies

  • Knowledge of and experience working with Black, Asian American (East, Southeast, and South), Pacific Islanders, Latinx, and Native American/Indigenous communities
  • Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to work in a team environment. Outstanding organizational skills with ability to handle multiple projects/priorities and meet deadlines.

Requisition Number 401488102
Location Durham
Job Family Level 10
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications 

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/o rmental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Master's degree in in Higher Education, Student Affairs Administration,Student Personnel or related field of study required.


One year of experience in a related setting preferred. Position mayrequire additional expertise and experience relevant to working withspecific student populations.

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