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Associate Director, Diversity Affairs & Stud. Life
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Associate Director, Diversity Affairs and Student Life: Support efforts to ensure that the Chicago Booth community embraces and celebrates diversity; help increase the presence and participation of underrepresented groups at Booth. Participate in recruiting students, the admissions process, career planning, student activities, and academic advising. Plan and lead events designed to enhance Chicago Booth diversity programs. Assess Booth practices and recommend changes to encourage success while maintaining the Booth academic goals.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Propose, advocate, design and direct new programs designed to increase recruitment, enrollment and retention of talented minority students and increase their participation in the Full-Time, Evening and Weekend MBA Programs at Chicago Booth.
Be available for appointments with Evening and Weekend MBA Program students in the evenings and weekends, and willingness to staff student and alumni events in the evenings and on weekends.
Assess and recommend the resources (funding, staff, space, etc.) which are needed to support the activities and programs of Diversity Affairs. Request resources through the Chicago Booth budgetary allocation process.
Partner with Full-Time, Evening and Weekend MBA Programs' admissions teams to increase recruitment and enrollment, retention of talented minority students in the academic programs offered by the Chicago Booth.
Assist in increasing the size of the prospect pool from which qualified minority students might emerge, and acquaint these prospects with opportunities in graduate management education and careers for MBA graduates.
Advise the Full-Time and Part-Time MBA Program's diversity student clubs and organizations including AAMBAA, HABSA, OUTreach, Booth Pride and the Diversity Council.
Serves as the primary advisor for an assigned number of other non-diversity focused student groups in the Full-Time MBA program, assisting with conferences, panels, social events, budgeting, and the overall attainment of group goals.
Help monitor and provide counseling and assistance where needed to enable students to fully utilize the resources of the school.
Help identify firms and other organizations committed to providing summer internships to current students and permanent employment opportunities to minority graduates.
Build a network of alumni and other friends of the school to assist in the support, advising, employment and advancement of minority students.
Support the Full-Time Student Life team with special projects as assigned.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.
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