Statement Of Purpose For Pace University

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To The Search Committee,

I am contacting you to express my interest in the Assistant Director for the Office of Multicultural Affairs at Pace University as posted HigherEdJobs.com. As a candidate for this position, I feel as though my lived experience partnered with my professional and extracurricular experiences will be the driving force in my success at your institution. As a non-binary identified person of color, providing an inclusive space while challenging others to explore identities, their own and others, through an intersectional lens is a task that I am more than willing to take on.

I am a graduate of SUNY Purchase College with a Bachelor of Arts in Arts Management with a minor in Music: Studio Composition. In addition, I have received a Master …show more content…

With this being said, I feel as though my non-traditional Student Affairs studies partnered with my considerable work in Student Life, Housing & Residence Life, and Community Engagement will bring a unique blend of experience and perspective to Pace University allowing me to take the next step in my career.

Through my professional experience, I have gained pragmatic knowledge while working independently and in team settings. I have been known to make innovative decisions and think creatively and critically to solve problems. As a direct supervisor of 4-20 undergraduate student leaders, I gained experience as a mentor, giving feedback and support to my staff members. I have been able to explore the flexibility of my supervision style and help my staff develop and strengthen their own skill sets. In addition, I have stayed true to my passion for Social Justice and have aimed to incorporate that passion into any position that I have held. This past June I participated in a program entitled "Leading LGBTQ+ Empowerment in

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