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Emory University Assoc Director of RACE (Racial and Cultural Engagement) in Atlanta, Georgia


Reporting to the Director for Racial and Cultural Engagement, the Associate Director for RACE supports the strategic visioning, leadership, and planning for advancing and achieving the office's mission.

Relying on collaborative relationships across campus and especially with the Center for Women and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Life, the Associate Director advocates for and supports students of color while championing racial justice efforts and education at Emory.

  • This position will support the overall mission of Emory University through deep engagement and dynamic partnerships with faculty, staff, undergraduate students, and graduate and professional students.

  • Develops and manages racial-justice oriented programs, trainings, workshops, and presentations. Advises student groups as well as individual students.

  • Coordinates the assessment and evaluation of programs and services. Supervises graduate assistants and student staff interns. Assists the Director in managing budgets as needed.

  • Supports the overall mission of Emory Campus Life via committee and other service, being an informed liaison for student involvement in other areas, and actively working to create a more just and equitable environment for all members of the campus community.

  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • A master's degree in student affairs, higher education administration, counseling, cultural studies, or a related field

  • Three years of experience in programming, advisement, supervision of student staff, and event management, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Experience with developing and leading trainings and programs related to race, culture, and ethnicity; social justice; and/or intersectionality.

  • Knowledge of race-related trends, issues, and dynamics in the United States with particular emphasis on institutions of higher education.

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Job Number 35249

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

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322