Latino Community Coordinator - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio


United States
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Detailed Job Description

Job ID 678

The Coordinator will be responsible for developing and implementing programs, which engage members of the local Latino/Hispanic community; assist in the maintenance of ongoing relationship-building with the local community; explore new opportunities, co-curricular and community projects by collaborating with university departments/programs and the Latino/Hispanic community.

Position is for 15 hours/per week (target hire date of June 1, 2015) for one year; reappointment to second year possible based on funding and performance.

Duties

Latin American and Caribbean Festival

Pre-festival and post-festival duties

-serves on the festival organizing committee; works on recruiting members of the Latino/Hispanic community involved in the planning and implementation of the festival; investigates and contacts food vendors; sets up appointment with City Council for reading of the proclamation; arranges for updating the banner; arranges for banner to be mounted (with City of Oxford); completes the paperwork for rental of the booths; assists in recruitment of community volunteers; assists with promotion of the event in the Latino-Hispanic community; coordinates performers’ visits to schools; responsible for getting the performers to/from schools for school performances; coordinator of on-site logistics, day of festival responsible for setting up/putting down the festival (e.g., tents, tables)- working with paid employees and volunteers.

Cesar Chavez Program

-serves on the organizing committee; promotes to local community so they will attend; assists in program logistics

Database

-do an audit of local, regional, state, and university organizations connected to the Hispanic Latino community of SW Ohio; begin paperwork for formal partnerships

Beginning of academic year “kick off” event

-Organize a kick-off event for Latino Hispanic students that brings faculty, staff, international (from Latin American countries) community together

Creation of other/new programs

-for example, create a Dia de los Muertos program that brings Latino-Hispanic community to campus; career day for Hispanic/Latino students

-Other duties, as assigned 

Minimum Qualifications

BA degree in related field; fluency in conversational Spanish, competency in reading and writing Spanish; effective oral and written English-speaking communication skills; effective interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability and experience working with people of diverse national, ethnic, economic and/or cultural backgrounds; effective organizational skills. Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license; knowledge of MS WORD, Excel. 

Preferred Qualifications

History of community service, as volunteer or in leadership capacity.


Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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