Senior Staff Assistant-Multicultural Center for Academic Success
Rochester Institute of Technology
Location: Rochester, New York
Internal Number: 3352146
Senior Staff Assistant-Multicultural Center for Academic Success 7124BR Diversity and Inclusion Multicultural Center for Academic Success
Detailed Job Description Administrative and Programming support for events/programs
Coordinate Director of MCAS calendar and schedule and other duties as assigned.
Administrative support to the MCAS staff as requested.
Support execution of Bern's Closet, Dean's List celebration (fall and spring), and MCAS graduation events.
Assist in Programming support for DDI's Summer Experience (weekend social programs, end of summer banquet, opening weekend, professional development series)
Assist with the program welcome event and graduation dinners for Rochester City Scholars.
Coordinate various program operations as requested (Resource Fairs, Open Houses, Retreats, etc.).
Responsible for the coordination of signature MCAS events such as Pre-Orientation, Family Meetings, Commencement Farewell Reception, (Professional Development Series, Excursions, and Closing Banquet).
Assist in the execution of the MCAS Library @ Wallace Center partnership.
MCAS Liaison to the divisional Marketing and Communications Team.
Responsible for Center's social media and direct communication to MCAS students and partners in conjunction with the DDI MARCOM team to ensure meeting brand and university guidelines.
Manage purchasing process for Center in support of operating, programming, professional development and DDI Summer Experience budgets. Responsible for logistical processing of all financial transactions to include; coordinating requests with internal/external vendors, billing representatives, warehouse managers and shippers.
Maintain and monitor use of the department procurement card; Record all transactions in PNC with appropriate account numbers to ensure compliance with institutional protocols.
Reconcile monthly procurement statement by verifying approved receipts to monthly statement and obtaining necessary signatures for certification.
Develop and maintain protocols and paperwork for the dispersal of the gift funds under the Center (Rochester City Scholars Emergency Fund, MCAS General Fund, etc)
Develop student position postings.
Hire, train and manage student employees (approx.4-5 per semester). Create student employee work schedule. Utilize authority to release student employees who are not performing to Center standards.
Manage and Direct students in the development and production of annual MCAS programs/events. Supervise the completion of projects.
Execute Monthly 1:1s and Semesterly evaluations with student employees.
Secure file management of Student Employee Records.
Department/College Description The Division of Diversity & Inclusion works collaboratively with academic and administrative units to provide a holistic range of services that enhance access and success for historically underrepresented students, faculty and staff, support education and scholarship, and ensure a welcoming, inclusive, vibrant and accessible environment for everyone.
Building a community centered on trust, the Multicultural Center for Academic Success (MCAS) will strengthen the academic success of RITs AALANA (African, Latin, and Native American) student population.
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the 'Great Colleges to Work For.' RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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