Student Services Coordinator, American Indian/Native American Emphasis
UW System Title:
Student Services Coordinator
A full-time, professional academic staff position is available in the Office of Multicultural Affairs beginning July 1, 2019. The working title for this assignment is Student Services Coordinator, American Indian/Native American Emphasis with an official title in the Student Services Coordinator title series. This is a 100% full-time renewable assignment, contingent on performance and funding. The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The Student Services Coordinator, American Indian/Native American (AI/NA) Emphasis is responsible for assisting students of color with retention services. This individual will also work collaboratively across the college to lead or support initiatives related to equity, diversity, and inclusion for students of color. Additionally, this individual will lead or support curricular training related to supporting students of color on campus and in the community, with an emphasis on supporting American Indian/Native American students.
Coordinate and develop services, programs, and activities to support the successful retention and graduation of AI/NA students.
Coordinate and develop activities and programming that will support the cultural, professional, and personal development of AI/NA students.
Advocate for the needs of all students of color on campus, particularly for AI/NA students.
Serve as a supplemental advisor for students of color, particularly for AI/NA students, in areas that support personal, career, and social development.
Maintain active relationships with local/regional agencies, organizations, and tribal governments that support the needs of communities of color, especially those that focus on supporting AI/NA populations.
Serve as an advisor or co-advisor for student organizations that support AI/NA student populations.
Collaborate with appropriate stakeholders across the campus and throughout the community to support the needs of AI/NA students.
Facilitate leadership professional development, and conference opportunities for students of color and multicultural student organizations.
Connect student of color to various support services and resources.
Create and monitor assessment tools to evaluate programs, services, and policies directly affecting students of color.
Engage students of color and campus-wide constituencies through implementation of educational and culturally relevant co-curricular learning experiences
Plan, develop, and execute events and activities to support students of color by using best practices in project management.
Collect, analyze, and maintain student cohort information and prepare related reports, as required.
Additional responsibilities, as assigned.
A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is required. Additional requirements include at least one year of experience working in an education setting, as well as the ability to relate to individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree from an accredited institution. Additional preferences include an educational background in American Indian Studies, Education, Human Sciences, or related field; experience working with and supporting American Indian/Native American students or communities in a college recruitment and/or retention capacity; at least one year of experience working in higher education; & demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.
Conditions of Appointment:
Successful completion of a criminal background check is required prior to employment.
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UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.
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