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Join Hudson County Community College (HCCC), an award-winning, comprehensive, urban community college serving one of the most historic and ethnically diverse areas of the United States! HCCC students were born in 119 countries and speak 29 different languages. The diversity and the multitude of our community’s cultures, life experiences, skills, and aspirations are the very values and traits that empower us to be productive and caring members of our society. HCCC embodies an unwavering commitment to student success and an intentional focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. In 2019, the President’s Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (PACDEI) was instituted to develop new levels of understanding and to champion and advance the College’s commitment to transparency and inclusion. We are proud of our differences, which are the foundation for the life-changing and transformational education we offer and the social mobility we provide to our communities.
Welcome, you belong here! The mission of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is to promote an institutional climate that embraces and celebrates differences while championing equitable and inclusive practices, policies, and procedures in all College activities. The Office leads and supports practices that foster safe, inclusive, and accessible facilities and activities for all community members. Learn more here: https://www.hccc.edu/abouthccc/dei/index.html.
The Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Veterans Affairs and International Student Services reports to the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The Director oversees the development, implementation, supervision, and evaluation of all programs, activities, policies, and services offered to Veteran and international students at Hudson County Community College (HCCC). The Director serves as the College's first point of contact and subject matter expert related to Veterans Affairs and International Student Services. The Director provides vision, leadership, and strategic direction to ensure that HCCC is inclusive and accessible for Veteran and international students. Key components of the Director's work are to lead and support targeted enrollment efforts, retention and engagement activities, and community-building programs and celebrations for Veteran and international students. The Director collaborates with multiple campus constituents, including faculty; the Offices of Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Enrollment, Human Resources, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Counseling and Wellness, Registrar, Public Safety and Security, Facilities, Communications, Information Technology, Institutional Research and Planning, Legal Counsel, and others, to expand and refine support and secure access for Veteran and international students.
Classification Grade: 117
Minimum of a Master’s degree in higher education, counseling, student affairs, or a related field preferred; four (4) years of work experience with Veteran and international students, preferably within postsecondary educational institutions; and two (2) years of supervisory experience; strong knowledge of federal and state regulations and policies governing Veterans’ Affairs and International Student Services; demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education.
Experience working as Veteran an Internation students program leader, with a provent track record of devloping and substaining a team for succsess, serving a culturally and socioeconomically diverse college population, is highly desirable. Proficiency with various computer software programs, including Microsoft Office, project management tools, student success platforms (e.g., EAB Navigate), and student information systems (e.g., Ellucian-Colleague). Experience writing and administering grants preferred.
We value and appreciate all employees and acknowledge the importance of a comprehensive benefits program. For a comprehensive list of HCCC benefits, perks, and discounts offered to all empoyees follow this link: https://www.hccc.edu/administration/hr/benefits-pensions.html.
Send a letter of application, resume, salary requirements, and a list of three professional references to: DEIFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE
As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.
HCCC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment. Decisions on employment are made on the basis of the qualifications of an individual for the particular position being filled. Women, veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.