Reporting to the Vice President/Associate Provost and Chief Diversity Officer with functional collaboration with the Assistant Vice President for Access and Inclusive Excellence, the Director of the Cross Cultural Center for Excellence (CCCE) serves as a key member of Office of Inclusion and Diversity’s (OID) team and provides leadership to OID’s Cross Cultural Center for Excellence.
Responsible for the design, delivery and assessment of evidence-based, high-quality, and comprehensive co-curricular education and professional development experiences for both undergraduate and graduate students in support of the ongoing progress of institutional diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) excellence goals.
Aligns the center’s priorities in support of OID’s strategic vision for undergraduate and graduate student development of critical DEI awareness, behaviors, skills and competencies that facilitate personal and professional growth and development.
Develops, updates and administers campus wide DEI programs and events focused on Cross Cultural relations, including the celebration of heritage months and provides student development and engagement oversight to 29 undergraduate and graduate student organizations.
Assesses all student-facing OID programs and services to support university-wide efforts to meet institutional strategic goals.
With Inclusive Excellence as a foundational philosophy and framework, the CCCE’s mission is to provide an empowering space for engagement and foster a culture of belonging in support of the multiple and
intersecting identities of Auburn University undergraduate and graduate students.
The Cross Cultural Center for Excellence is a vibrant, diverse student hub designed to: 1) provide programs and initiatives for student engagement and cross-cultural learning, 2) create unique opportunities for students to build capacity for global engagement and establish collaborative relationships, and 3) celebrate and support specific affinity groups including, but not limited to, African American/Black, Asian American, American
Indian/Indigenous, Hispanic/Latin, International, and LGBTQIA+ student populations.