Program Coordinator, RACE - Campus Life

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Emory Campus Life
Racial & Cultural Engagement
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Admissions & Student Life
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The Program Coordinator in the Office for Racial and Cultural Engagement (RACE) supports the overall mission of Emory Campus Life through providing individual, group, and organizational support, education, and advisement.



  • Works collaboratively with RACE staff to provide support for programs and services focused on racial diversity, equity, and inclusion while connecting students to resources and opportunities in the Emory community.
  • Encourages and challenges students to inquire about the construction of racial identities and creates active learning environments that enhance their awareness and exploration of why and how race informs cultural and communal development.
  • This student-facing role will also require evening programming responsibilities.
  • Works closely with other offices in Belonging and Community Justice (BCJ), a unit in Emory Campus Life that supports student inclusion, identity development, and equity.


  • Assists with the Office for RACE's programs and initiatives including, but not limited to heritage months, RACE Forward grants, and MORE (mentoring, opportunities, and resources at Emory), with an emphasis on logistical and organizational support.
  • Assists RACE professional staff with planning and executing pre-orientation, orientation and commencement events for students of color. Advises student organizations and clubs as necessary.
  • Supports Office for RACE identity spaces (Emory Black Student Union, Centro Latinx, and Asian Student Center).
  • May supervise undergraduate student staff, ensuring personal and professional development including weekly check-ins and staff meetings, student support, and student evaluations.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • A bachelor's degree in a field related to the program.
  • Two years of related experience, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Demonstrated experience and/or commitment to inclusive communities, intercultural communication and competence, and cultural humility.
  • Experience developing intentional and engaging programs for students. Experience facilitating discussions on topics of diversity, anti-racism, and inclusion.


  • Strong organizational skills, ability to work within a diverse group setting, and flexibility with
    varied work situations.
  • Master’s degree in higher education, ethnic studies, or related field. 
  • Experience advising students and/or student organizations.

Please note, this is a 1-year time-limited position benefits eligible position.


NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location.  Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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