Intercultural and Completion Coordinator - Position #1
Winona State University
July 10, 2018
1. Advising & Completion a. Provide and document personal, career, academic and financial intrusive advising appointments with underrepresented students to identify/overcome barriers to completion. b. Conduct/present on-going workshops, trainings (ie, Safe Space Training), programs and leadership opportunities that enrich cultural and social connections for the WSU campus community. c. Serve as the liaison to the Colleges' of Business, Education, and Liberal Arts. d. Develop and implement retention/completion initiatives that help underrepresented students succeed and graduate. (This position will focus primarily on the affairs of LGBTQ+, Asian-American, and other students of color). e. Coordinate and advocate for university wide efforts to promote student success, persistence and completion amongst underrepresented populations. f. Serve as a Club Advisor. g. Serve as the liaison between Financial Aid, Student Support Services, Business office and other campus service offices. h. Conduct needs assessment and develops individual support plans for underrepresented students in academic jeopardy and assist them in navigating university resources for academic success and persistence. i. Analyze data to identify students who are at risk to provide intervention strategies that lead to student success and completion.
2. Coordinate the SILCC Mentoring Program a. Coordinate trainings and activities for SILCC mentors and mentees. b. Coordinate all mentor/mentee paperwork and processes related to assigned mentors and mentees and developing evaluations and collecting data on outcomes of the mentoring program. c. Interview/select mentors and mentees. d. Hire SILCC site coordinators and tutors.
3. Recruitment a. Attend Minnesota Association of Counselors of Color (MnACC) fairs. b. Partner with Admissions for the recruitment of underrepresented/underserved students.
4. Bridge Programs – HOPE Leadership Academy and Family Ties a. Develop academic, social and transition plans for both programs. b. Provide orientation and training. c. Coordinate and conduct workshops and social activities. d. Facilitate group discussions. e. Collaborate on the implementation of learning projects with Minnesota State College Southeast and other partner institutions f. Monitor student participants overnight in the residence halls. g. Initiate contract services with campus departments and negotiate contracts for facilitators.
5. Research a. Collect and analyze data for use in strengthening the ID programs for use in evaluating program outcomes and future program needs. b. Analyze internal data and compare to national, peer data and benchmarks and recommend strategies and initiatives based on best practices to reach performance measures.
6. Budget Management a. Formulate and manage an operating budget of $3,000. b. Facilitate student diversity club budget management.
This position requires some flexible hours and occasional evenings and weekend work as related to advising, recruitment, and workshops.
Overnight assignments and travel as needed for conference attendance, recruitment, and summer collegiate program.
1. Master's degree in higher education, educational leadership, college student personnel, student affairs or related field. 2. Two years of experience in higher education.
Comprehensive experience working with diverse constituencies within a university setting, including program development and administrative experience.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to work with students to establish trust and influence actions
Knowledge of academic support strategies and methods
Knowledge of retention theory and practice in higher education
In-depth knowledge of higher education environment
Ability to work with diverse population of students
Ability to handle sensitive material in a confidential and professional manner
Excellent public relations and interpersonal skill with students, prospective students, faculty and staff
Computer skills (email, word processing and data bases)
A complete online application will include:
A cover letter which addresses the qualifications listed previously;
Curriculum Vitae/ Resume;
Transcripts (undergraduate and graduate);
Contact Information for at least 3 references, with addresses and telephone numbers.
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Internal Number: 17219
About Winona State University
Founded in 1858, Winona State University is a comprehensive public university with close to 8,900 students. The oldest member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, Winona State offers 80 undergraduate, pre-professional, licensure, graduate, and doctorate programs on its three campuses: the original Main Campus in Winona, the West Campus in Winona, and Winona State University-Rochester.