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Assistant Director for Leadership & Organizations

About Minnesota State University Moorhead

Our professional programs are grounded in the liberal arts, designed to provide a broad base of knowledge and cultural themes.

•141 majors, emphases & options
•82 undergraduate majors
•11 pre-professional programs
•15 graduate degrees
•38 graduate and undergraduate certificates
•31 areas of teacher licensure preparation

MSUM enrolls 5,860 students from 35 states and 46 countries. MSUM is a member of the Tri-College University, an educational consortium that includes Concordia College of Moorhead, North Dakota State University, Minnesota State Community and Technical College, and the North Dakota State College of Science.

General Statement of Duties

​Select, supervise, train and evaluate student staff and potentially Graduate Assistant(s).

•Ensure information on the Office of Student Activities website is accurate, with an emphasis on creating information that will encourage return visits to the web site.

•Develop a variety of Internet communication tools that provide a means of communicating with campus student community including but not limited to social network communications.

•Work with the Student Life marketing team to create promotion for the Office of Student Activities and student organization events in print and digital mediums.

•Design, develop and implement assessment tools for continuous improvement of programs.

•Design, develop, implement and assess a variety of student programmatic experiences to achieve departmental strategic priorities.

•Oversee the Activities Resource Center.

•Investigate, develop and initiate grant opportunities for the Office of Student Activities.

•Implement the annual student organization registration process, manage the student organization database and resource directory.

•Review and approve Student Organizations Intent to Organize submissions, constitutions, and officer GPA appeals.

•Advise and train the student staff and Student Senate committees in all aspects of the student organization recognition process.

•Responsible for the administrative process of student organization policy violations, hearings and sanctions.

•Stay abreast of risk management issues relating to student organizations.

•Serves as a liaison to community and responds to community concerns.

•Educate student organization officers and advisors on policies by creating and regularly updating published resources.

•Coordinate leadership development opportunities, and involvement fairs. student leadership awards and recognition.

•Responsible for publications of resources for student organizations and advisors.

•Collaborate with the CMU Event Services staff to help support student organizations with effective event planning.

•Responsible for Dining Services (Sodexo) catering grant opportunities for student organizations.

•Serve as the liaison with Business Services in regards to Activity Fee Accounts.

•Responsible for the monitoring and auditing of student fee accounts.

•In collaboration with the Director and Associate Director, prepare the annual SAFAC fee request and budget for the Student Fee Review Committee and other University stakeholders.

•In collaboration with the Director and Associate Director, present the annual SAFAC fee request, budget and allocation recommendations to Student Senate and other University stakeholders.

•Collaborate with other campus leaders to develop, implement and assess a variety of student leadership programs including development and execution of an annual leadership experience events, programs or experiences as part of the Student Life Pathways.

•On-going leadership development and training for student organization leaders and student employees.

If you would like to apply to this position or read about it more click on the link below

https://mnstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/1613 

This position is currently open today and closes on Monday, October 19th, 2020.

 

Director of the Latinx Student Services

About Augsburg University

Augsburg University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to more than 3,500 students of diverse backgrounds. The trademark of an Augsburg education is its emphasis on direct, personal experience. Guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, Augsburg educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders

General Statement of Duties

Multicultural Student Services advances Augsburg University’s commitment to student success in an intentionally diverse community.  Supporting the success of students in the classroom and involvement across campus anchors the work of Multicultural Student Services.  This work includes the development of partnerships across campus with key offices to provide a strong network of support, services, and opportunities.  The Director of Latinx Student Services implements and coordinates programs and services that empower individuals of Latinx descent to achieve their academic, interpersonal, and professional goals

If you would like to apply to this position or read about it more click on the link below

https://augsburg.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=AFCA0ADED97CECA8B6DCEFF48F4E05D8?JOBID=124470&CNTRNO=0&TSTMP=1598400093569

This position is currently opened until filled.

 

Academic Advisors in the office of  Advising and Counseling Office.

About Normandale Community College

Normandale Community College is located in Bloomington, Minnesota, which is in the southwest metropolitan region of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota and one of the fastest growing areas of the state. With a population of over 3.5 million, the Twin Cities is home to a variety of cultural communities and features a growing economy, a plethora of arts and recreation opportunities, excellent public schools and health care systems, as well as thriving cultural and community organizations. A recent study estimates the contribution of Normandale Community College to the regional economy to be over $410 million dollars and 3,474 jobs.

Founded in 1968, and offering over 50 Associate degree programs, Normandale is the largest community college in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, serving almost 15,000 students from diverse backgrounds. With student success as a primary focus, Normandale is dedicated to the mission of ensuring students have the highest quality education. To learn more about Normandale’s vision and strategic directions visit http://www.normandale.edu/Normandale2020

About the Position 

The Academic Advisor at Normandale Community College serves as a member of a professional team providing comprehensive academic and career advising services for students who are: clarifying their academic and career interests, preparing for admission to majors, pursuing declared majors, planning for transfer, and changing their academic goals. Academic advisors will be required to participate and lead college and department strategic initiatives designed to eliminate educational equity gaps, improve completion rates for degree seeking students, and develop a more culturally competent, service-oriented institutional culture. This position provides leadership for the department, in collaboration with the Director and Associate Director, to coordinate and assess programming and activities for assigned and general academic programs and student populations. This position advocates for students navigating academic and financial obstacles, and helps navigate petitions, appeals and concerns. Academic advisors work collaboratively with student affairs departments, faculty and administration to meet the strategic goals of the department, division and institution.

If you would like to know more about this position click on the link below.

https://normandale.peopleadmin.com/postings/1544

This position is currently open today and closes on Monday, October 12th, 2020.

 

Student Success Coordinator for American Indian Students

About Metropolitan State University 

Metropolitan State University, a member of the Minnesota State, is a public, urban university located in Twin Cities Metropolitan area. The University provides an excellent, inclusive and engaging education to eliminate opportunity gaps and lead the Twin Cities community to a prosperous and equitable future.  Recognized as a Minority Serving Institution, its employees serve approximately 11,000 students, two-thirds of whom are from communities of color or American Indian nations, are first in their family to attend college or are eligible for Pell grants.  Metropolitan State is recognized by CollegeNet as a leading higher education promoter of social mobility for students (Ranked #21 out of 1380).  The university offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees.  We provide accessible, high quality liberal arts, professional and graduate education with continued emphasis on marginalized groups, including adult learners. Recognized in 2008 and 2014 by the Carnegie Foundation for Community Engagement and named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the university is committed to academic excellence and community engagement through curriculum, teaching scholarship and services designed to support an urban mission.

Visit our web site at http://www.metrostate.edu

For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: www.metrostate.edu/security

About the Position

Student Success Coordination

  • Develop and implement retention strategies to facilitate academic success of students with an emphasis on American Indian
  • Provide support and advocacy for relevant students, including, but not limited to within university processes as appropriate
  • Monitor academic progress and refer to university resources where appropriate
  • Provide referrals to non-academic support services within university and external community
  • Work closely with academic advisors and other advisors or support coordinators to collaborate and coordinate retention efforts. This includes utilizing and following up on early alert, regular check in appointments and walk-ins and participating in related meetings such as Advising Council.
  • Complete and submit appropriate reports to Director. This includes monthly contact and semester reports regarding progress of relevant students.

Retention

  • Develop, lead and participate in student success and retention initiatives designed to improve retention of students.
  • Conduct outreach to relevant students through email, letter, phone, university events and other methods. This includes call campaigns or other tasks as directed and as appropriate. Conduct outreach to potential students at university and external community events.
  • Assess outcomes of activities and student involvement. Regularly report on these outcomes, identify gaps and recommend changes.

Programming and education related to relevant cultural groups and/or general multicultural needs

  • Develop, sponsor, organize and facilitate ongoing education and awareness opportunities. This includes, but is not limited to workshops, speakers, trainings and large events.
  • Collaborate with other coordinators or departments to provide ongoing education and awareness to university community.

Community Connections and Funding Opportunities

  • Seek out, initiate contact and develop of relationships with university and external community resources relevant to American Indian students.
  • Research, apply for and implement relevant grants and other supportive funding for relevant students. Collaborate with our Foundation and other departments as needed to develop such proposals

Student Club Co-Advisor

  • Serve as co-advisor or advisor to relevant student clubs as appropriate. Advising includes, but is not limited to, meeting regularly with officers and club, attending meetings and events, serving as resource person for club, orient new officers or members, interpret university polices, assist with planning, make appropriate referrals and assist with other supportive needs.
  • In the alternative, support programming and efforts of relevant student clubs.

Admissions/Recruitment

  • Admissions/recruitment duties specific to American Indian students. In addition to building strong connections within the American Indian communities of Minnesota, this includes, among other things:
    • Attending recruitment fairs
    • Developing and maintaining relationships with relevant counterparts at two-year colleges and other colleges or universities in the area as well as relevant community entities.
    • Developing and maintaining high school connections with American Indian students and counselors or advocates
  • Meetings with Admissions staff as appropriate and as directed
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • The coordinator is designated as one of the Campus Security Authorities on campus and therefore, must report certain crimes to proper university personnel.

If you would like to know more about this position click on the link below.

https://metrostate.peopleadmin.com/postings/1589

This position is currently opened until filled.

 

Director of Equity and Inclusion

About Minnesota State College Southeast

Minnesota State College Southeast is a two-year technical and community college that prepares students for a lifetime of learning by providing education for employment, skill enhancement, retraining, and transfer, to meet the needs of students and the community. The Winona campus opened in 1949, merging with the Red Wing campus in 1992 and updating its name to Minnesota State College Southeast in 2016 with the change of mission to offer both technical training and the associate of arts degree. Minnesota State College Southeast is a member of Minnesota State. For more information, visit www.southeastmn.edu.

About the Position

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES AND RESULTS

1. Lead college efforts to strategically advance equity and inclusion for all constituents.

Serve as the college president’s designee on matters of diversity and inclusion, including as a representative of the college to local communities. Serve as a senior advisor to the president and the president’s cabinet on equity issues. Take significant leadership in the college’s work to advance system level initiatives, such as Equity 2030 and Equity by Design. Maintain good working relationships and build collaborations with equity-focused organizations in the region.

Lead the writing of grants to support diversity initiatives, including Title III and TRIO. Review, analyze, and compile data in support of college grants and college-wide strategic planning. Utilize data analysis to support efforts of the president, cabinet, campus committees, and other stakeholders in advancing student-focused equity and inclusion efforts.

Provide leadership in advising underserved students, including students of color, low-income students, first generation students, and other underrepresented populations. Collaborate with academic advisors and academic success coordinators to strengthen supports for these students, providing supplemental advising and wrap-around services. Serve as a member of the Student Success Team, strategically collaborating to address and improve student retention.

Serve as the chair of the college’s Equity and Inclusion Committee, leading faculty, staff, and student members in a wide array of initiatives across the institution. Serve as a campus leader on the Executive Council and on the Academic and Student Affairs Leadership Team. Meet with the president’s cabinet on a regular basis to inform and guide college priorities and strategies. Serve as a member of the Student Affairs Leadership Team, participating in the ongoing development of department-wide priorities and initiatives.

Develop, maintain, and direct the college’s equity and inclusion plan in compliance with policies, procedures and guidelines from Minnesota State. Build collaborative relationships within the college, the Minnesota State Office of Equity and Inclusion, and other college and university campuses. Serve as the college’s key representative to the Minnstate system’s Campus Diversity Officer group, attending regular system meetings and providing feedback, input, and direction on behalf of MSC Southeast.

Build collaborative relationships with community partners to enhance and inform the college’s work as it relates to equity and inclusion. Participate in local events and activities on behalf of the college, and work to foster opportunities for college participation in area events that are relevant to the work of this position.

Partner with Human Resources in efforts to recruit, hire, and retain a diverse workforce. With the Director of Human Resources, support efforts in compliance with affirmative action policies and the ongoing development of the college’s affirmative action plan. Collaborate with the campus Title IX officer to ensure compliance and education as required by Title IX legislation and system policy.

Priority: Essential Discretion: A Percent of Time: 50%

2. Lead efforts, in collaboration with the Admissions and Enrollment team, to strengthen recruitment and enrollment of underrepresented students at the college.

Work closely with the Director of Admissions and Enrollment and admissions representatives to design and implement a strategy for enhancing recruitment of diverse and underrepresented students at the college. Participate as a member of the Admissions and Enrollment Team. Lead the creation and facilitation of outreach events for specific student populations, and support general recruitment strategies as they relate to recruiting diverse students. Build relationships with local communities to create connections and better inform college outreach, including: Native American communities, Hispanic/Latinx communities, Hmong communities, LGBTQ+ communities, and other communities of color and of underrepresented populations. Collaborate with Student Affairs division leaders to ensure that inclusion efforts are connected between enrollment and retention initatives.
Priority: Essential Discretion: A Percent of Time: 15%

3. Design, coordinate, and facilitate training and other educational opportunities for students and employees in the areas of diversity, equity, inclusion, discrimination, harassment, and sexual violence.
Provide leadership on the design and coordination of ongoing training for employees at annual in-service events as well as at voluntary opportunities throughout the academic year. Collaborate with external presenters to offer training on topics including inclusion, equity, access, equity and inclusion best practices, issues of identity, sexual harassment prevention, sexual violence prevention, Minnstate system policies, and other topics as requested.
Create, coordinate, and facilitate trainings and educational opportunities for students that enhance cultural competence and advance the equity priorities of the college and the college’s strategic plan. Collaborate with campus student senates and with the Equity and Inclusion Committee to identify training topic priorities and to increase student participation in trainings.
Facilitate additional educational opportunities for campus constituents and local community members, such as lectures and presentations from internal and external presenters.
Priority: Essential Discretion: A Percent of Time: 15%

4. Serve as part of the Student Affairs leadership team
Serve as part of the Student Affairs leadership team, providing guidance, direction, and recommendation to policy and practice across the division. Serve as Student Affairs designee to additional College committees as requested.

Priority: Essential Discretion: B Percent of Time: 10%

5. Serve as the college’s Deputy Title IX Officer.

Support the work of the Title IX Office by completing intakes for Title IX complaints, in collaboration with and under the direction of the Title IX Officer. Serve in place of the Title IX Officer in their absence, coordinating responses to filed complaints, in compliance with Minnstate system policy and procedure. Participate in Minnstate Title IX meetings, trainings, and educational opportunities. Maintain current knowledge of Title IX laws and regulations, and Minnstate policies and procedures.

Priority: Secondary Discretion: B Percent of Time: 5%
6. Perform other duties as assigned to ensure the smooth functioning of the college and maintain the reputation of the organization as a viable business partner.
Priority: Secondary Discretion: A Percent of Time: 5%

If you would like to know more about this job click on the link below.

https://southeastmn.peopleadmin.com/postings/1500

This position is currently open today and closes on Monday, October 12th, 2020.

 

Director of Undergraduate Admissions

About Winona State University

Founded in 1858, Winona State University (WSU) is the oldest member of the Minnesota State System of colleges and universities. Today WSU serves approximately 8,000 students across two campuses in Winona and Rochester, Minnesota (MN). Winona State was named the second-best public institution in Minnesota by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges,” and listed among the “Best in the Midwest” by The Princeton Review. Additionally, WSU has been named as one of “America’s 100 Best College Buys”.

About the Position

1. Personnel Management. Plan, direct, and manage the work activities of department staff, which includes hiring, training, performance evaluation, prioritizing work, leading staff meetings, and supporting professional development. Staff assignments cover a range of expertise, including computer database management, marketing, student development, word processing, information specialties, office administration, program planning, and program delivery. Develop and maintain office policies and procedures and manage department operating budgets.

2. Enrollment Management and Marketing. Provide leadership to the University in the strategies for development and implementation of Enrollment Management and Marketing consistent with the objectives and missions of the institution by providing appropriate information to prospective students, high school and community college counselors, parents of prospective students, and faculty/staff of this institution. Duties include development and management of marketing and communications related to admissions to the University in various formats such as print, social media, television, telecommunication, and digital media; management of student prospect data assembly; oversight of admissions representative visits to multiple states to attend national and regional fairs, College Nights, high schools and community colleges; communications with secondary schools and school counseling staff; communication with community college administration and staff which supports MN State Transfer Pathway programs; directing of the advance placement programs; research and assessment of statistics and outcomes in cooperation with the Office of Institution Research to report on results and innovation solutions; coordination with departments such as Housing and Residential Life, Warrior Success Center, Alumni Engagement, Information Technology, and Equity and Inclusive Excellence on promotion activities and events.

3. Admissions. Direct the development and implementation of all policies and procedures necessary to manage the recruitment and processing of applications efficiently while generating revenue for the University. Manage the academic credential evaluation and processing of undergraduate applications for admission (including first-year, transfers PSEO, undergraduate specials, high school specials, and ACE) in alignment with strategic planning and projection from institutional research. Maintain up to date information on the vast academic programs at the University. Responsible for undergraduate admission decisions on admitted students, being sensitive to data privacy, and Affirmative Action guidelines. Assist in the registration process for first-year, transfer, and international students. Consult with the Admission Review Committee regarding deferral and appeals. Administer the Resident Tuition Scholarship program that allows high academic first-year, transfer, and under-represented students in-state tuition fees. Manage State residency programs and determinations for all undergraduate and graduate students.

4. Transfer Evaluation. Develop and administer the policies and procedures for course articulation for all transfer students as they pertain to Winona State requirements for Minnesota Transfer Curriculum, WSU general education and majors or minors. Responsible for the evaluation of all transfer coursework for newly admitted students, including collegiate, technical, and military courses. Produce course equivalency tables for major feeder community colleges. Develop and implement joint admission agreements with various Minnesota Community Colleges. Monitor the transferability of credit from technical colleges.

5. Perform other duties as assigned to ensure the smooth functioning of the department and maintain the reputation of Winona State University. Including but not limited to continuously monitoring state-wide, regional, national, and international trends for both education and enrollment; serving on committees; attending meetings, conferences, workshops, and seminars related, which provide continuous growth and development; assist the Financial Aid office in awarding Presidential Honor Scholarship.

If you would like to know more about this job click on the link below.

https://winona.peopleadmin.com/postings/1666

This position is currently opened until filled.

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