“Compensation will range from $46,000 to $57,000”
Any time student wonder why tuition keeps rising so rapidly, they should be reminded of hires like this one.
The College Fix reports:
UMich to pay $50K for official to provide ‘safe listening space,’ combat ‘cultural appropriation’
University of Michigan is in the process of hiring a new Bias Incident Prevention and Response Coordinator to promote an inclusive campus, enact “cultural appropriation prevention activities,” and enhance social justice initiatives, according to the university’s job posting.
The coordinator is also responsible for providing a “safe listening space in which to offer compassion, support, and guidance to students,” along with creating bias prevention strategies, the job description states.
The coordinator will also serve on the Bias Response Team and partner with Multi Ethnic Student Affairs, the Office of Institutional Equity, the multicultural center and other organizations to respond to bias incidents.
University spokesman Rick Fitzgerald told The College Fix via email that this existing position is not new, but needed to be filled upon someone leaving.
Compensation will range from $46,000 to $57,000, and required qualifications for the position include a master’s degree along with several years of “experience in student affairs administration within a higher education setting,” according to the posting that is no longer accessible. (The College Fix has a screenshot.)
A representative with the Dean’s Office stated in a phone call that the school has stopped taking applications and has begun to conduct interviews.
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