Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Provides assistance in the development and execution of strategies to increase cultural diversity in the Ph.D. and M.D./Ph.D. programs.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Assists with the development and implementation of diversity programs and outreach efforts, such as diversity re-visit.
Serves as an effective and engaged advocate in the development of programs that recognize and promote cultural awareness.
Works with the Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion and Student & Alumni Affairs (DEISAA) to create a strategy for recruiting, selecting, and sustaining a more diverse student population by targeting populations underrepresented in the sciences and those marginalized with US contexts.
Helps establish new community outreach efforts and professional opportunities for the Division's student organizations and groups.
Co-advises student group organizations.
Assists students in the development of programs, program coordination, & operations to create community, enhance their appreciation for culture & cultural differences, and develop professional skills & competencies.
Assists in administrative processes of the Young Scientist Program (YSP).
Collects data and analytics on student engagement, programs, and retention efforts.
Assists with the budget management of student groups.
Advises and connects with resources and opportunities in the WUSTL community and St. Louis area.
Conducts prospect identification and research as assigned, and assembles pertinent information to help shape cultivation and solicitation strategies.
Coordinates and assists in planning special events.
Helps the Director of DEISAA coordinate and maintain prospect caseloads, trip profiles, and proposals.
Assists with the production of e-mail and printed communication pieces for various event invitations, solicitations, and other donor-related communications.
Assists in management of alumni outcomes, prospect lists, and other prospect data collection.
Other Administrative Tasks
Works with faculty, students and administrative staff, within the Division and the Medical School and Danforth Campus, as well as administrators and mentors at other undergraduate institutions.
Engage in travel and other related activities as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
College degree with at least two years of administrative experience and some student affairs or student advising experience.
Competencies in diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice.
Basic understanding of assessments/evaluations, data collection, and data analysis.
Proficient in computer skills such as Microsoft Office and survey tools.
Bachelor's degree or above.
Ability to process and assist students while also maintaining confidentiality and discretion.
Experience in an academic environment and with the coordination of student development activities or community outreach for youths.
Knowledge of quantitative reasoning and statistical programs (such as SPSS or R).
Ability to be a self-starter.
Strong personal interaction and communication skills.
Ability to be highly collaborative, willing to learn, and trainable.
Ability to determine priorities and resolve problems using good judgment and available resources effectively.
The hiring range for this position is $41,301 - $52,631 annually.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G09.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account.� If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor.�� To attach these documents, go to:� My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type � Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. Ability to work evenings and weekends may be required. This position engages in travel and other related activities as needed.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Ability to work evenings and weekends may be required. This position engages in travel and other related activities as needed.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.