Director, Intercultural Center and Dean of the Sophomore ClassSwarthmore College seeks a Director of the Intercultural Center and Dean of the Sophomore Class who will provide leadership and coordination of all aspects of the Intercultural Center. The Director of the Intercultural Center will have administrative and budgetary responsibility for the Center. The Director will provide advising, advocacy, and support for students and a broad range of student groups including, but not limited to, Enlace (Latino/a student organization), the Native American Student Association (NASA), the Swarthmore Asian Organization (SAO) and the Swarthmore Queer Union (SQU), DESHI (South Asian student organization), MULTI (multi-racial students), COLORS (queer students of color), the Queer-Straight Alliance (QSA), and White Students Confronting Racism. The Director will serve on appropriate College and faculty committees and ensure strong ties between the Intercultural Center and the academic life of the College through planning and implementation of programming and collaborative initiatives that support and create a diverse and inclusive learning environment for all students.
QualificationsCandidates for this position must have a bachelor’s degree; an advanced degree in an academic discipline is very strongly preferred. In addition, several years experience as a dean and in academic advising and personal development in a liberal arts College setting is preferred. An informed knowledge, including through academic study and/or cultural identity, of the varying groups affiliated with the Intercultural Center is highly desirable. We seek a candidate with excellent communication, mediation, programming, and consultative skills as well as a person with vision who understands and appreciates the intellectual, social, and political development of undergraduate students.
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Applicants for this position must be willing to live in Swarthmore or a contiguous community and be available for evening and weekend responsibilities and activities.
Please attach your cover letter to your application.
Resume review will begin immediately with an application deadline of March 1st