Full-time, continuous position
Application deadline: July 26, 2023
Reporting to the Department Manager, and working closely with the Undergraduate Chair of Black Studies and the Black Studies Collective, the Black Studies Program Administrative Coordinator is responsible for the daily administration, operations and development of Black Studies undergraduate programs and community initiatives. The Black Studies Program Administrative Coordinator is the first point of contact for faculty, staff, students, university and external community connected to Black Studies and serves as program liaison with faculty and staff in more than 25 departments, as well as the Faculty of Arts and Science and the University Registrar’s Office. This position is the primary student academic advisor for undergraduate programs in Black Studies. This position provides administrative support for Black Studies program initiatives such as coordinating experiential learning opportunities, student recruitment and engagement events, and activities including speaker series, partnerships, and internships, and promoting undergraduate and graduate programs. The incumbent recommends and participates in implementing changes to the Black Studies program following university, faculty, and departmental policies/guidelines. They support and develop anti-oppression strategies in Black Studies and Gender Studies, and across all university departments who attend to questions of racism, colonialism and anti-racism in particular.
The Black Studies Program Administrative Coordinator is a member of the Black Studies Collective, and is also part of a team that provides day to day administrative services in the Gender Studies Department. This includes financial duties, timekeeping, communications, technology support, meeting preparation, and event coordination.
The Black Studies Program Administrative Coordinator brings skills and expertise in creative, collaborative, anti-oppression work that advances the department’s commitment to social justice and social change.