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Coordinator for Underrepresented Student Leadership Development

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Position Details

Position Details

Advertising/Posting Title Coordinator for Underrepresented Student Leadership Development
Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are required to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
Posting Summary

Lead all efforts to develop the leadership capacity of students of color at the University of Vermont including: developing and implementing culturally sensitive trainings; mentoring student leaders; networking to university resources; facilitating new student led initiatives; supporting student club advisors. Convene, facilitate and assess MCSC institutionalized programming which may include: Racial Aikido; Brotherhood; Sisterhood Circle; Community Meeting. Provide holistic (academic, cultural, personal) advising and support students by connecting them to campus partners. Create and administer a professional development curriculum for MCSC work-study students. Co-supervise work study students with Office Manager. Collaborate with university partners on behalf of student of color success. Advocate for student cultural needs and represent student interests on university work groups and committees. Respond to requests for and support the development of MCSC presentations, trainings and representation. Support the creation of our collaborative, creative, culturally intelligent office culture. This position reports to the Director of the Mosaic Center for Students of Color.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Bachelor’s degree in Student Affairs, Psychology, Education, Social Work or higher education related field and two years experience required. Demonstrated understanding of the experience of racially and/or ethnically diverse people and communities. Experience with counseling and/or teaching individuals and groups. Effective organizational and communication skills (oral, written) skills required. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, social justice issues, and fostering a collaborative, multicultural environment.

Desirable Qualifications
Other Information

Resume, cover letter and three professional references are required.

Occasional extended hours/weekend hours required.

Special Conditions External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees
Category Student Affairs/Services
Job Type Full-time
FLSA Exempt
Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 32565.00
Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 61875.00
Staff Hiring Band Hiring salary budgeted at low end to mid pay band
Staff Union Code NU

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

Job Open Date 01/22/2018
Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.)
Open Until Filled No

Position Information

Position Title Student Srvcs Professional
Posting Number S1429PO
Department Mosaic Ctr Students of Color/10090
Position Number 00021585
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term 12

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Documents Needed to Apply

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents