Black Student Support Coordinator Classification "VI" in the Office of the Vice-President, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Employment Group List: 
CUPE 1393
Posting Type: 
External
Job Posting Number: 
2021-13-39
Closing Date: 
24/09/2021 - 4:00pm

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

In addition to the resources and services that represent, connect and benefit students at the University of Windsor, the Black Student Support Coordinator will primarily support Black students in academic and non-academic matters by providing resources and options, in a confidential manner, to create a safe and respectful space for Black students and improving their overall university experience.  The Coordinator will also assist Black students as they navigate through difficult or crisis situations in a university setting.


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate will have:

  • Must be an individual who self-identifies as Black
  • Master’s degree in education, social work, sociology, or a related field
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience working directly with Black populations in higher education or related setting
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise judgement and use initiative in applying and interpreting a variety of procedures, policies, and practices
  • Demonstrated initiative and leadership skills
  • Experience in engendering and integrating the values of diversity, inclusion, intersectionality, particularly those associated with anti-Black racism and anti-oppression initiatives
  • Experience providing crisis intervention and appropriate referrals to campus and community resources
  • Knowledge, sensitivity and understanding of the social, political, personal and cross-cultural needs, concerns and interests of Black communities
  • Proven ability to exercise confidentiality, diplomacy, and tact
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral) with a demonstrated ability to build rapport with a diverse group of individuals and stakeholders
  • Positive attitude, capacity for empathy, and ability to manage stressful situations professionally
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft applications

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of University of Windsor’s Senate bylaws, policies and procedures would be an asset
Rate of Pay: 
Classification "VI" per Schedule A of the Collective Agreement
 

 
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