Coordinator of Multicultural Student Engagement

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Feb 29, 2024
Full time Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Multicultural Affairs Student Affairs

Job Description


Coordinator of Multicultural Student Engagement

Job ID: 269246
Location: Summerville Campus
Full/Part Time: Full Time


About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.


Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other. We are part of the University System of Georgia.



Augusta University -

Our Summerville Campus: 2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

Job Summary

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Multicultural Student Engagement, the Coordinator will assist in the development and execution of programming to promote belonging, community, and success. Primarily, this professional will be responsible for the facilitation of student success programming, the Augusta Promise mentorship program, intercultural campus-wide programming, and student leadership development workshops.



The duties include, but are not limited to:

STUDENT RESOURCE: Serve as a resource for students regarding academic, personal, and social needs by assisting in the coordination of student success and mentorship programming for first-generation college students eligible for the Augusta Promise Scholarship Program and other relevant office initiatives.


PROGRAM INITIATIVES: Support the development, implementation, and assessment of campus-wide programming initiatives to include self-awareness, cross-cultural learning, celebrations, and heritage months.


ADVISING AND ASSISTING STUDENTS: Assist in the advisement and coordination of the Peer Education program and conduct student leadership development.


RESPOND AND COORDINATE: Respond to student crises related to belonging and other critical issues concerning student populations. Coordinate with the Director of MSE and the AVP for Access, Success, and Belonging as appropriate.


SUPERVISORY DUTIES: Supervise MSE graduate assistant(s) and student mentors;


OTHER DUTIES: Perform all other job-related duties as assigned.



Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university plus two years of experience in a related field.


Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree from an accredited college or university is preferred (or substantial progress towards the completion of a Master's Degree in higher education administration, college student personnel, or related field).


One year of direct experience working with students in a higher education setting and evidence of dedication to working with underrepresented and marginalized students is required. Demonstrated experience in developing and delivering large-scale, campuswide programmatic efforts, advising student groups, providing student leadership development workshops, collaboratively working with campus and community partners is preferred.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases.


Knowledgeable with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, general administrative duties, programming, and knowledge of student organizational operations.




Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.


Detail-oriented with strong organizational, prioritization and multi-tasking skills.




Ability to maintain confidentiality.


Shift: Days; Monday - Friday (work outside of the normal business hours will likely be required of an employee in an exempt level position)


Pay Grade: 14


Salary Minimum: $36,197 - Midpoint: $48,866


Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position


Recruitment Period: Until Filled


Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.


Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.


Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!


Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.


If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.


Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.


For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.


All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.


Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.


How To Apply

Consider applying with us today! Search Job Opening ID: 269246

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee

If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

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