Posted: Jun 22, 2022

Director of African American Student Affairs

Salary: $69,600.00 Annually
Application Deadline: N/A

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion seeks a dynamic, results-oriented leader, and inclusive collaborator to work with and support Black students at the University of Arizona. The ideal candidate will have a deep grounding in and knowledge of the cultural, social, financial, and lifeways needs that impact the arc of success for Black students in higher education. As Director of AASA, the ideal candidate will work diligently to: a) strengthen a sense of belonging and empowerment for Black students at UArizona; and b) implement an effectively coordinated multi-pronged system of care for Black students in areas critical to their journey towards retention, thriving, and completion of their academic and human development goals while at UArizona. The Director of AASA plays a leading role on campus as planner, strategist, and collaborator with other centers and initiatives serving the multicultural student body. The ideal candidate will have a deep and demonstrable understanding of the importance of affirmation and celebration of identity, culture, traditions, and language in the human development of Black students and communities. The University of Arizona has nearly 4% enrollment of Black students, almost half of which are Arizona residents and one-third who are First Generation college students. There are approximately 19 Black student-led organizations on campus. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion oversees and supports seven culturally specific and intersectional cultural resource centers.