Assistant Director-SCORE

  • Scripps College
  • Scripps College, North Columbia Avenue, Claremont, CA, United States
  • Oct 25, 2017
Full time Education

Job Description


Scripps Communities of Resources and Empowerment (SCORE) was established by the College as a student-centered space and has as its focus social justice, community engagement, intersectionality and inclusive community. The office, which remains student centered, also provides students leadership development opportunities, using a social justice framework.

Under the supervision of the Assistant Dean and Director of Scripps Communities of Resources and Empowerment, the Assistant Director will be responsible for building upon current efforts to provide education and training in the area of inclusion, social justice, and diversity.



Essential duties and responsibilities include supervising student employees, providing programmatic support to student initiatives, and further supporting the mission of the College through events and workshops, including but not limited to Social Justice Training; Ally Development; working among and across cultural groups, departments, and divisions; serving as a campus resource; and assisting with SCORE and campus-wide initiatives.

  • Campus-wide event planning on the issues of inclusion, social justice and diversity
  • Advise student organizations associated with SCORE’s mission and Leadership Council
  • Work to create a more inclusive campus
  • Provide on-going leadership training for CLORGs associated with SCORE
  • Work with Director to continue to develop community partners, and create new ones in the local area
  • Collaborate with students, faculty, and staff across the consortium on programs that further SCORE’s mission
  • Serve in the on-call rotation 
  • Attend SCORE staff meetings, retreats, and monthly Student Affairs meetings
  • Assist the Assistant Dean and Director of SCORE in an annual assessment of all programs
  • Serve as the Co-Coordinator for the First Generation at Scripps Program.
  • Active support for the College’s Principles of Community and Principles of Diversity in the performance of job duties.


The successful candidate will possess the knowledge, skills and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • Exceptional time management, organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Strong written, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to engage in creative design and project management
  • Willingness and availability to work some evenings and occasional weekends
  • Strong computer experience including proficiency with MS office, MS word, e-mail, and web programs
  • Sensitivity to and awareness of issues of diversity, inclusion, and social justice



Bachelor’s degree or any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Experience working in a college or university setting. 

Experience working with diverse populations, required.







This is a regular, full-time, 40 hours per week, benefits eligible, non-exempt position.

The regular hours for this position are 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. Hours may vary due to needs of the College or department.




Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is quiet to moderate. 


Physical and Mental Requirements

Ability to maintain good concentration level while dealing with interruptions; attention to details with emphasis on accuracy; capable of giving, receiving, and analyzing information, formulating work plans, and articulating goals and action plans. 

Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.  Standing for extended periods of time. Reaching and extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.  Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than the whole hand(s), or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.  Communication skills using the spoken word. Ability to see within normal parameters.  Ability to hear within normal parameters.  Ability to bend and stoop, for example, to file.  Ability to move about.  Ability to lift and carry short distances up to 20 lbs., for example to lift or move office supplies, files, books and packages.

At-Will Employment

Regular employment at the College is for no specified period of time; conditions and status of employment (hours, pay, title, duties, etc.) are subject to change at any time.  Scripps College is an At-Will employer.  Employees, and likewise the College, are free to end the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without notice or cause, unless otherwise prohibited by law.

Scripps College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local law.