Multicultural and Leadership Development Center - Florida Gulf Coast Univeristy
Location: Fort Myers, Florida
Relocation expenses, one time payment of $1,000 (before taxes)
Professional Development Funds
The Coordinator, Leadership Development develops, implements, and sustains comprehensive leadership programs and experiences for the Multicultural and Leadership Development Center. This position advises student leadership groups/programs, assesses the impact of current experiences, and supports MLD Center initiatives.
Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to establishing and maintaining an inclusive working and learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of the campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview.
At FGCU, we collectively stand against any individual or group that practices any form of racism, discrimination, intolerance, hate expressions, or disrespect. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, abilities, ages, gender identities, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, family statuses, and military backgrounds. FGCU strives to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our University stronger. The University community recognizes the importance of a diverse and inclusive institution and holds these ideals as paramount for the current and future success of the institution.
We seek colleagues who promote and embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position as we believe that our University will grow and move forward through a commitment of equality for all.
Typical duties may include but are not limited to:
Develops, implements, and assesses leadership development programs and experiences such as one-day conferences (iLEAD Summit), weekend retreats (Leadership Academy), and workshops (FLIGHT), and seminars.
Advises various student leadership groups.
Supports the MLD Center team through center-initiated experiences such as Weeks of Welcome programming, holiday and end-of-year celebrations, and student leader recruitment and training.
Advises and collaborates with appropriate on-campus partners to provide effective leadership development programs and experiences across campus.
Monitors and complies with all fiscal expenditures and guidelines in accordance with university policies and procedures.
Serves on department as well as cross-campus committees such as the Campus Life committee.
Fosters a supportive and student-centered environment to empower and equip students with skills and strategies to engage in self-advocacy.
Supervises the Leadership Development Graduate Assistant.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and two years of full-time experience in student life, leadership development programming, or student involvement. A Master’s degree from an accredited institution in higher education administration, student affairs, counseling, or closely related field may substitute for the work experience.
Two years of professional full-time experience in student affairs, leadership development, or student programming.
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.
Experience operating a personal computer and proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).