• Part Time Program Manager I (1-year Term Assignment) - Office for Diversity and Inclusion

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/26/2018 9:36 AM)
    Number of Openings
    Closing Date
    Open until Filled
    Type of Search
    Who May Apply
    This position is open to all qualified applicants.
    Position Number
    St Paul
    Office of Diversity and Inclusion - Office for Mission
    FLSA Status
    Employment Type
    Term Appointment Staff
    Assigned Months per Year
    Benefits Eligible

    The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Part-Time Program Manager 1 (.5 FTE) position within the Office for Diversity and Inclusion.


    Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.



    The program manager for the Office for Diversity and Inclusion leads program design, implementation, and day-to-day operations of all programs to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of St. Thomas. The director works in partnership with other departments, student organizations, and the extended St. Thomas community. The director reports to the Associate Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion and engages regularly with staff to achieve program outcomes. The director’s primary responsibility is to ensure the office builds strategic partnerships with internal and external partners and creates programming which advances St. Thomas’ diversity mission.


    The Office of Diversity and Inclusion seeks to create a University culture where all members of the community can thrive. In doing so, the Office works collaboratively with faculty, administrators, staff, and students to create a campus culture that values the unique contributions that all bring to the University of St. Thomas community.


    This is a one year term assignment. The position is expected to last at least one year, depending on the business needs of the department.




    • Support implementation of strategic priorities, sustainability plan, and equity goals.
    • Advance goals and objectives of the Office for Diversity and Inclusion.
    • Identify multiple funding streams to guarantee uninterrupted program outcomes.
    • Develop and sustain new programs to support the strategic direction of the university.
    • Produce accurate and timely reporting of programming over life cycle.


    • Research best practices and trends in diversity, equity and inclusion to be included in curriculum and training opportunities.
    • Collaborate with St. Thomas and community stakeholders to create new ways to engage learners, foster global citizenship, and promote leadership development.
    • Organize programs and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the University.
    • Work with undergraduate and graduate interns.


    • Collaborate with St. Thomas leadership (faculty, staff, and students) to spearhead opportunities that foster and create access to research, learning and development around issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
    • Build and cultivate relationships through networking and attendance at other global, national, and local conference and events.
    • Oversee K-12 pipelining initiatives.


    • Build partnerships with international stakeholders in Africa to expand St. Thomas’ global impact, create new learning opportunities, and promote global citizenship.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Three years of experience in program administration

    Preferred Qualifications 

    • Graduate degree in a relevant discipline, (policy, leadership, youth development, etc.)
    • Multilingual
    • Experience in developing programming related to youth development, leadership development, community development, and global engagement
    • Previous work experience and/or study abroad experience in Africa
    • Scholarly research experience

    On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.

    The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.

    The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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