The Peter Kiewit Foundation Engineering Academy scholar program is a unique opportunity to work with a cohort-based program for financially need conscious undergraduate engineering students with a commitment to advancing women in the field of engineering. The Scholar Program Coordinator will serve as an integral part of the Scholar Programs team and will be involved in aspects of the Peter Kiewit Foundation Engineering Academy including, but not limited to, coaching, workshop and event planning, and teaching. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Engineering offers academic programs in Lincoln and Omaha, and this position will serve as the primary point of contact for Academy students who are enrolled at Scott Campus in Omaha.
Specifically, the Scholar Programs Coordinator will meet individually with students to provide for success coaching related to academic and college success on a consistent basis and will help implement early intervention plans when needed. They will also create, host, and facilitate personal and professional development workshops, teach cohort specific sections of Engineering 10 and 20 seminars each fall, and engage with the Living Learning Community for the Peter Kiewit Foundation Engineering Academy with an emphasis on community building. The Scholar Programs Coordinator will also support general scholar programs events, such as serve on the scholar selection committee or lead sessions during the Campus Readiness Retreat. This position may also help manage student workers, in addition to other duties.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See https://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in engineering, business, education, counseling, psychology, student affairs, or related field plus two (2) years of related experience working with students (experience as a student will be considered). Demonstrated experience presenting to diverse groups required. Demonstrated experience working with students in a 1:1 setting. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Excellent organization and time management skills. Must have the ability to function in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
Master's degree in engineering, business, education, counseling, psychology, student affairs, or related field. Experience teaching at the University level helpful. Counseling skills and knowledge of theory/application helpful.
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.