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Coord of Multicultural Educ & Stu Success

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Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Student Life/Services

Department: Office of the Dean of Students
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $45,000 - $52,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA04-Fiscal Year 2017-2018
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
August 11, 2017; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
For consideration applicants must apply online and submit the following materials:

• Cover letter which expresses your interest in the position and specifically addresses how you meet the requirements of the position. Refer to the minimum, professional competencies and preferred qualifications contained within the job announcement. Describe how your skills, abilities and experience allow you to meet and/or exceed these requirements. Provide appropriate examples to show details and experience. Please discuss each element completely, but succinctly.

• Current resume which includes dates of employment.

• At least three professional references, one of which must be current or most recent supervisor (if not currently employed). Candidate will be notified prior to references being contacted.

• Answer to the following supplemental question:
The Division of Student Life is intentionally creating a multicultural organization that actively includes and engages everyone. What does this mean to you AND if you are selected as the Coordinator of Multicultural Education, Student Engagement and Success how will you help the Division of Student Life achieve this goal?

Questions regarding the application procedure can be sent to:
Patty Smith, 541-346-1041

Department Summary
The Office of the Dean of Students is committed to advancing student learning that builds community. The Office of the Dean of Students is a learning organization that creates engaging environments to transform student learning; encourages a caring and safe community that increases our students' abilities to learn and make healthy choices; promotes inclusiveness, supports the success and growth of all students; prepares students to think critically, practice skills, and clarify values--all of which they can use throughout their lifetime; and enriches the student experience. The programs reporting to the Associate Vice President and Dean of Students work with Student Life staff, student groups, and other members of the university community in the development of curricular and co-curricular opportunities that assure the integration of academic and student life.

Position Summary
The Coordinator of Multicultural Education, Student Engagement and Success provides services and programs that meet the needs and issues of multicultural, first generation, under-resourced, and other underrepresented students. In collaboration with various campus units, the Coordinator works to realize the University’s commitment toward making the entire University more welcoming and supportive of all students.

Other functions of this position include student leadership development, student group advising, and a high program visibility profile. This position creates and implements major programs, activities and other efforts to accomplish the strategic plans of the Division of Student Life and the Office of the Dean of Students. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Students in the Office of the Dean of Students.

Minimum Requirements
• Bachelor’s Degree.
• Two years of demonstrated experience advocating for, supporting, and educating about multicultural students/students of color.
This position must be able to work occasional nights and/or weekends to fulfill special projects and events.

Professional Competencies
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to facilitate, mediate, advise, advocate and mentor.
• Strong organizational and time management skills including the ability to demonstrate initiative, set priorities, and achieve department goals with excellent attention to detail.
• Demonstrated computer skills including proficiency with word processing, email, spreadsheets, and presentation software.
• Demonstrated ability to deliver, coordinate, organize and evaluate programs and events.
• Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment.

Preferred Qualifications
• Master’s degree in college administration, higher education, or equivalent.
• Demonstrated ability to mentor and supervise student employees.
• Two years of professional experience with budgeting or the completion and administration of grants, applications, or other organizational funding.
• Two years of professional experience with, and application of, multicultural organization principles in a higher education setting.

FLSA Exempt: Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA.  The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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