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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Assistant Director of Racial and Cultural Engagement (RACE) in Atlanta, Georgia



The Assistant Director for the Office for Racial and Cultural Engagement (RACE) contributes tothe overall mission of Emory Campus Life and through providing individual, group, and organizational support, education, and advisement. This position works to encourage and challenge students to inquire about the construction of racial identities and create active learning environments that enhance their awareness and exploration of why and how race informs cultural and communal development. While the Assistant Director will work with all students, the position will have particular responsibility for supporting Latinx students. The person in this position will work collaboratively with staff throughout Campus Life and beyond to provide support services focused on racial diversity, equity, and inclusion while connecting students to the Emory community.

This staff member will be interested in program development that prioritizes collaboration with students and other staff members, student empowerment, and the personal and professional development of students. The person in this role will be engaged in a high level of student advising and willing to form working partnerships to improve the services rendered to students.


  • Creating, implementing, marketing and assessing programs and events that support Hispanic/Latinx student success, including but not limitedto:supporting the Centro Latinx Advisory Board (CLAB), supervising the Centro Latinx student interns, and assisting with the management of the Centro Latinx budget

  • Keeping informed of changes and developments in the areas of diversity and inclusion and of topical issues that may affect underserved populations, especially Hispanic/Latinx students; beinformed of trends that impactHispanic/Latinx students

  • Collaborating with other divisional departments to promote the development of programs and events to support Hispanic/Latinx students

  • Developing professional relationships with faculty members, particularly those working and conducting research inLatinxstudies in order to enhancestudents'academic experience

  • Assisting with securing funding opportunities to support the Office for RACE

  • Developing, coordinating, and executing office-specific programs

  • Supporting the Office for RACE and its initiatives as well as the other offices withinBelonging and Community Justice (which includes the Center for Women and LGBT Life)

  • Providing service to Campus Life and the University (committees, projects, etc.)

  • Ensuring timelypromotion of programs/trainings/events

  • Assisting with the end of year report

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Maintains and enhances educational, social, support, referral, and resource programs and services for students regarding issues of racial and cultural identity.

  • Advises student group members and leaders regarding program planning and development, group process concerns, leadership and personal development, budgets, state law, University policy, and legal issues.

  • Develops and implements training and development programs for student leaders.

  • Plans, conducts, and supervises special events.

  • Evaluates the success of various programs, groups, functions, and special events. Provides input into departmental goals and objectives.

  • Compiles, edits and produces publications, brochures, and newsletters.

  • Maintains required records and documentation and prepares various operational and statistical reports for management and regulatory agencies.

  • Supervises student staff by orienting, training, and providing performance feedback on an ongoing basis.

  • Provides individual student support on an on-going basis.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • A master's degree in student personnel, higher education administration, counseling, Latinx studies, or a related field OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Two years of professional experience working with diverse student populations, particularly Latinx students.

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Job Number 42928

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Emory Campus Life

Department Racial & Cultural Engagement

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Admissions & Student Life

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor