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FT Admin - Director of the Maya Angelou Training Center

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Work status: Regular/Continuing
Location: LCC Downtown Campus
Categories: Administration
Work type: Full Time
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Title: FT Admin - Director of the Maya Angelou Training Center

This posting is open until filled

The date after which applications are not guaranteed review is:  6/28/2024

Hours Per Week: 40 Hours

Compensation Type: Annual Salary

New Hire Starting Pay: $65,632 - $72,767

Employee Classification: FT Admin-Union

Level: FT Administrative-2

Division: Diversity Equity Inclusion - 12110

Department: Centre for Engaged Inclusion - 12112

Campus Location: LCC Downtown Campus

Position Type: Regular/Continuing

Bargaining Unit: AFT

To view the applicable labor contract, visit the Labor Relations web site.

For information about the benefits offered, please visit the Benefits web site.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Chief Diversity Officer, this position is responsible for overseeing the Maya Angelou Training Center (MATC) which provides multi-faceted comprehensive diversity and inclusion through developing training, curriculum, and workshops that facilitate understanding of issues related to diversity and intergroup relations. The Director of the Maya Angelou Training Center provides support to the Chief Diversity Officer in the development and implementation of the DEI strategies and serves as a point of contact for internal and external partnerships for the college. This position implements and administers multi-faceted comprehensive diversity training and curriculum opportunities for faculty, staff and students. This position is responsible for all aspects of the CEI initiatives, including oversight of programs initiatives RISE Institute, Inclusion Advocates, Safe Zone Training, Diversity Fellows, and the Digital Badging program sponsored through the Maya Angelou Training Center. The successful candidate provides leadership of the CEI and will be responsible for partnering with other areas of the College to provide education and training around cultural agility, and work to enhance substantive opportunities for interaction between and among diverse campus constituents and the surrounding community. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: establishing positive, collaborative and creative environments in support of a diverse student, faculty and staff population; recruiting, hiring, supervising, training, mentoring, and evaluating staff and students; guiding the use of department resources and budget to assure initiatives and student outcomes are achieved; working cooperatively with faculty to identify and implement learning tools and technologies that enhance initiative content and delivery; steering initiatives relating to course, and initiative assessment in a broader context of program improvement; using problem solving and conflict resolution skills in addressing both faculty, staff and student concerns; and, representing all Center initiatives and providing direct support to the CDO as well as in the greater community. The Director for the Maya Angelou Training Center position is an administrative role that combines leadership, stewardship and management skills to ensure the department operates efficiently and effectively.

Regular on campus presence is expected for all LCC employment. Any flexible work schedules and/or hybrid work schedules approved by the College are subject to change based on the needs of the LCC community.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution or a Bachelor’s Degree and three years of experience related to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)

Demonstrated experience in developing and facilitating DEI curriculum, trainings and presentations.

Demonstrated experience in managing programs related to diversity and inclusion.

Demonstrated experience in management and supervision of diverse teams.

Demonstrated experience in organizational skills including experience in implementing programs, policies and procedures related to DEI.

Experience working with diverse populations

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. from a regionally accredited institution with a research focus on sociology, dispute resolution, human rights, diversity, equity and inclusion.

DEI Certification

Progressive professional experience in complex institutional organizations, preferably post-secondary education institutions.

Higher education success coach or similar position preferred.

Bilingual abilities, including reading, speaking, and writing preferred

Lansing Community College is an equal opportunity, educational institution/employer.


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