The Manager of Student Life and Diversity in the College of Agricultural Sciences (CAS) advances CAS priorities leading to successful student outcomes by directing student success initiatives, advising extracurricular activities and championing inclusive learning communities. The successful individual will seek to advocate, promote and actively represent agricultural science learning communities that occurs on the recruitment and retention of diverse, underrepresented populations. This might include partnering with Alliance partners, C4E industry partners, programs among others. In this role, the Manager also completes independent research activities that measure and evaluate student success relative to CAS goals and objectives, provides assistance in student onboarding and the recruitment of diverse student populations and supports related activities that build an inclusive campus environment. The Manager is responsible for implementing student aspects of the CAS Student Success and Diversity Plan and is an important member of the CAS Student Success team.
• Master’s degree in Education, Educational Leadership, Student Affairs in Higher Education or similar field. • Previous experience in leading and/or mentoring diverse and/or multi-cultural groups of people • Two plus years’ relevant experience in higher education outside academic training
About Colorado State University
The College of Agricultural Sciences (CAS) is an integral part of the Colorado State University land-grant system. The CAS Dean’s Office is responsible for oversight in fulfilling the land-grant mission in agricultural sciences through teaching, research, community and economic outreach and engagement, in service to and in cooperation with Extension (CSUE) and the Agricultural Experiment Station (AES). The CAS Dean’s office serves the college through executive level leadership determined by strategic plan, an oversight of the college’s initiatives in research, academic programs including programmatic curriculum oversight, student affairs including diversity and retention, student success and next destination placement, and student recruiting. The CAS Dean’s office provides central coordination of the college’s internal and external communication efforts, branding, marketing, and publication of materials for promotion. The CAS Dean’s office includes development and large gift cultivation and donor and alumni engagement, as well as information technology and networking services for the entire college. CAS is committed to providing students with high-quality undergraduate and graduate learning experiences in an inclusive and welcoming environment.