In coordination with Dean and Center Director, provide leadership, vision and direction for college-level recruitment and retention with specific emphasis on students of color. Work across the university and with external partners to build and sustain a culture of academic support and retention to help underrepresented students thrive at the university. Lead Teachers of Tomorrow, a comprehensive student support program. Identify new initiatives and priorities to reduce barriers to student success and to build strong relationships with students from recruitment to graduation and play a key role in ensuring the college prepares educators who meet the needs of P-12 students.
Master's Degree in Education or related field with a minimum of three years of professional experience OR a Bachelor's degree in Education plus a minimum of four years of professional experience in teaching, education, leadership or outreach.
Ability to articulate policies, procedures and practices to guide work of self and others.
Experience working in the areas of racial equity and social justice.
Experience in strategic program planning and implementation, leading change management and process improvement methods.
Excellent written, oral, presentation and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated commitment to advancing a diverse, equitable and inclusive working and learning environment.
Acute understanding of the critical need to recruit and retain teachers of color into the profession.
Demonstrated application of college student development theories and high impact student success practices.
Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in recruitment, admissions, and retention in higher education.
Ability to work collaboratively across divisions and colleges with personnel at all levels.
Work safely at all times, which includes but is not limited to, participating and completing all required safety trainings, as well as performing all job tasks in accordance with Minnesota State University, Mankato policies and procedures utilizing appropriate tools, equipment and personal protective equipment.
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The salary range denoted above is the contractual range; however, salary upon hire is dependent upon qualifications and experience.
A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.
Non-Photo Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Contact Information for three (3) references
Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree
A brief (no more than one-page) diversity statement presenting a commitment to or experience working in an equity-minded environment
CONTACTINFORMATION: Laura Maki, Director, Assessment and Research College of Education Phone: 507-389-5444 TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711 Email:[email protected]
*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Minnesota State University Administrative and Service Faculty which can be found at: http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/bargaining.html
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Minnesota State University, Mankato is where tireless thought and innovative research bring real solutions to real needs. The University's environment of big ideas coupled with real-world thinking equip Minnesota State Mankato students to go well beyond expectations and into exciting, rewarding futures.A growing international reputation for breakthrough research distinguishes the University, as does the unique quality of life that marks the proud community of greater Mankato.