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State of Massachusetts Director, Center for Justice and Liberation in Salem, Massachusetts

Overview: The Center for Justice and Liberation advocates and serves as a comprehensive collaborative community space that honors and centers the holistic development and retention of underrepresented, marginalized, and stigmatized students due to oppressive structures. The center’s work is focused in the areas of social justice, liberation, academic enrichment, advocacy and resources. The office oversees all identity-based student groups, clubs and organizations, providing guidance and administration of policies and protocol. The director provides leadership regarding the use of university funds and resources to produce efficient efforts at building and producing an engaged student body. The ideal candidate will be a committed professional with knowledge about race, racial identity, students across and outside the gender and sexual orientation spectrum, intersectionality, and possess a commitment to the holistic development of diverse student populations. Please Note: Applicants must apply online at and attach resume and cover letter. * *Applications submitted to MassCareers will not be reviewed. Required Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in student affairs, student development, counseling or related field of study and 5-7 years of experience developing leadership experiences and advising multicultural, and/or student clubs and organizations and student-led initiatives. The director will have experience translating goals into strategic priorities and demonstrate effective experience working with diversity, facilitating social justice and diversity focused programs. Preferred Qualifications: The successful candidate has developed campus wide initiatives to support work in the area of equity and justice. They are familiar with and have applied successfully for grants related to their work. Working Conditions: This is a hybrid position with on-campus, in-person responsibilities in Salem, MA, which may require ocasional work on evenings and weekends. Office activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and interaction with computer equipment; occasional bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 5-10 pounds. Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email Application Instructions: Please Note: Applicants must apply online at and attach resume and cover letter. Applications submitted to MassCareers will not be reviewed. Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. This position is not eligible for H1B visa sponsorship. EEO Statement: Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply. Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may be removed at any time and additional applications will not be accepted. *Job: Community and Social Services *Organization: Salem State College *Title: *Director, Center for Justice and Liberation Location: Massachusetts-Salem-352 Lafayette St Requisition ID: 240004XP