Communicate and meet with students to provide social, emotional and academic support to ensure successful completion of nursing program. Assist students with goal setting, time management, studying skills, refer to tutoring if needed, facilitating study sessions, finding community resources for personal/family needs. Serve as a positive role model; provide support, motivation and guidance to potential and current students. Foster relationships with students, tribal colleges and communities to create a level of trust and confidence. Assist program director with data collection, analysis, documentation and writing of progress reports.
Collaborate and communicate with Niganawenimaanaanig Program Director, Grant Coordinator, BSU faculty and staff, internal and external partners of the grant, and community to integrate grant objectives of increasing, retaining, graduating and licensing Indigenous/American Indians in nursing. Serve as a liaison between students, tribal colleges and communities and BSU for the Niganawenimaanaanig Program. Document activities and assist Program Director with developing, writing and disseminating progress reports.
Participate in recruitment efforts for the grant and BSU. Occasional travel will be required on evenings, weekends and overnights.
Other duties assigned by Niganawenimaanaanig Program Director
Bachelor Degree in nursing
Knowledge of, experience with, and interest in Indigenous/American Indian culture, people, and communities
Proficient in English to communicate effectively in verbal and written formats
Experience and knowledge of issues impacting diverse populations
Excellent interpersonal skills
Experience with mentoring/leadership
Excellent administrative, communication, and public relations skills
Problem solving skills sufficient to independently resolve issues with minimal referral to other resources
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Highly organized; ability to set priorities, use analytical reasoning, and integrate results into meaningful program activities
Must possess a valid class D Minnesota Driver's License
Knowledge of or experience with local and tribal community resources for individuals and families
Program and community coalition building expertise
All applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States at the time of an offer of employment.
Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the MSUAASF.http://www.msuaasf.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/2015-2017_MSUAASF_Contract.pdf
Official transcript(s) must be provided to Human Resources upon hire.
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This is a Minnesota State University Associate of Administrative and Service Faculty (MSUAASF) Range B position with a salary range of $35,612 (minimum) to $53,755 (maximum). Salary is commensurate with education and experience, and is determined by the collective bargaining agreement between Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) and the MSUAASF organization.
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