Department: Office of the Dean of Students
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Compensation Band: OS-OA04-Fiscal Year 2020-2021
Application Review Begins
January 29, 2021; open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
In addition to a completed online application, including names and contact information for three professional references (including current or most recent supervisor), please upload:
• A resume.
• A cover letter highlighting how your knowledge, skills, and experience qualify you for each of the requirements, competencies, and if applicable, preferred qualifications outlined in the job posting.
• Answers to the following supplemental questions. Number your responses to correspond to the questions and describe your experience and training related to each question.
1. This position will be responsible for serving students by coordinating and leading efforts for the Men’s Prevention Resource Center. Please describe what you perceive as one of the top issues currently facing college men. If you were selected for this position, how would you lead the Men’s Prevention Resource Center to address this issue?
2. The Division of Student Life is committed to creating a multicultural organization that actively respects, includes, and engages everyone. What does this mean to you and how, if you were selected as the successful candidate, will you help us meet this goal? Further, how will you encourage and develop a commitment to inclusivity among the students with whom you will be working?
The Division of Student Life supports the university’s academic mission through comprehensive programs and services that promote and advance student learning and success, while fostering an inclusive and vibrant campus community. Student Life includes four departments, the University Career Center, Office of the Dean of Students, Erb Memorial Union, and Physical Education & Recreation, and a number of key programs, including the Holden Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, Parent and Family Programs, Major Student Events (Commencement, Homecoming, University Day), Student Engagement & Success (Student Government), Student Conduct and Community Standards, and Support for Students in Crisis and Students of Concern.
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.
The Coordinator of the Men’s Prevention Resource Center is a position in the Ofﬁce of the Dean of Students. The University is committed to providing comprehensive, evidence-based programs and resources for all students that empower them to make healthy choices, reduce their risks, and have an overall positive student experience. The Coordinator consults with the ASUO on matters of program philosophy, goals, and objectives as well as fiscal responsibilities and reports to the Director of Prevention Services. This position maintains strong collaborative relationships with campus and community partners who help foster student success. Through evidence-based programs, education, resources, and mentorship, this position has the unique opportunity to contribute to the development of students as life-long learners and confident leaders.
• Bachelor’s degree
• Two years of direct experience with student programming within an institution of higher education
• Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
• Demonstrated teaching and training skills
• Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to build and sustain collaborative relationships with students and campus and community partners
• Demonstrated organizational and time management skills, including setting priorities and achieving program and department goals, and performing multiple work assignments simultaneously with acute attention to detail
• Master’s degree in public health, prevention science, college student personnel, student affairs administration, higher education administration, counseling, or related ﬁeld
• Demonstrated experience in building and sustaining successful coalitions and committees that focus on substance abuse prevention efforts
• Demonstrated experience in creating and implementing programs, presentations, and intervention services for young adults that include topics related to men's issues, prevention, health promotion theory, harm reduction, behavior change, population-based theories and models, and expertise using environmental management strategies and the ecological model
• Demonstrated experience in designing health promotion programs that meet the needs of a multicultural college student population
• Experience in grant writing and/or executing grant-funded initiatives
• Experience supervising student staff
FLSA Exempt: Yes
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
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