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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Assistant Director, Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholars Program in New York, New York

Employer Name: New York University

Assistant Director, Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholars Program US-NY-New York Job ID: 2021-8589 Type: University Enrollment Management (WS1960) # of Openings: 1 Category: Student Services/Athletics New York University Overview In alignment with student success, social justice and social change frameworks, and the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., collaborate and aid in curriculum development for a 4-year experience. Oversee student leadership development and promote academic success within the MLK Scholars Program. Champion the learning, growth, and development of the MLK, Jr. Scholars as they work together to realize Dr. Kings vision of a beloved community at New York University and beyond. Co-leading first-year initiatives collecting data and creating reports to drive evidence-based decision making; collaborating with program leadership to enhance the 4-year experience of Scholars. Partner on program recruitment & yield initiatives and general programming across all cohorts. Supervise a graduate student and several undergraduate student employees. Responsibilities Required Education: Bachelor's Degree Preferred Education: Master's Degree in higher education, social justice education, leadership studies, or relevant social science Required Experience: 3+ years professional experience or equivalent combination. Must include working in a university, educational institution, or youth development program; experience working directly with a diverse group of college students. Experience with social justice education and programming; Experience assessing and evaluating student learning and programming. Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to set goals and implement strategies for achieving them; Ability to work with diverse student stakeholders; Ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels; Commitment to advancing social justice and ensuring the success of underrepresented students Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: An understanding of the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr; Knowledge of student develop theories, with a broad understanding of student success literature (academic and co-curricular). Qualifications NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at nyu.edu/nyugreen. EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity PI149082437