Student Success Coordinator for Latinx and Undocumented Students
Metropolitan State University
Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota
Internal Number: 2151
Metro State University, Minnesota's public, urban university, and four-time recipient of the Insight Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award is seeking to hire a Student Success Coordinator for Latinx and Undocumented Students. This is a full-time, probationary position with the Multicultural American Indian and Retention Services/Student Success Division.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Employment Condition: Unlimited
Provide Student Success Coordination for all students, specifically Latinx and Undocumented Students.
Develop, lead, and implement retention activities to facilitate the academic success of Latinx and Undocumented Students.
Provide programming and education related to relevant cultural groups and/or general multicultural needs to aid in the retention of students.
Create and foster community connections and funding opportunities.
The following qualifications are required of all applicants seeking consideration for this position. Only applicants whose resumes clearly demonstrate fulfillment of each of these minimum qualifications will be considered for the position:
Three years of professional experience in the content-specific field or an equivalent combination of post-secondary training, education, and professional experience.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with Latinx and undocumented students, and collaborate with community members, partners, and organizations.
Experience developing, implementing, and facilitating educational and cultural awareness programs for diverse, large, and small audiences, especially for students.
Knowledge of community and/or government resources and programs for Latinx and Undocumented students and experience working collaboratively and partnering with internal and external stakeholders to provide services.
Two years of experience in higher education setting doing similar work with students – particularly non-traditional and diverse populations.
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills and experience communicating with diverse audiences.
Prior experience working with or requesting and implementing state and federal grant programs.
Physical Requirements of the Job: Requires occasionally transporting such articles as file boxes and heavy hand tools or heavier materials with help from others and/or transporting light objects frequently. The position may require movement throughout the building(s) to a significant degree.
Notice: In accordance with the Minnesota State Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to Minnesota State's vehicle use criteria and consent to a motor vehicle records check.
We are the urban, public, comprehensive university in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area where the faculty, staff, and students of Metro State will reflect the area's rich diversity, build a culturally competent and anti-racist learning community, and demonstrate an unwavering commitment to civic engagement.
Metro State University provides an excellent, inclusive, and engaging education to eliminate opportunity gaps and empower our students to lead our communities to a prosperous and equitable future. The university offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters, and applied doctoral degrees. We provide accessible, high quality liberal arts, professional, and graduate education with continued emphasis on marginalized groups, including adult learners. Metro State is a five-time recipient of the Insight into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, most recently in 2021. Federally recognized as a Minority Serving Institution, its employees serve more than 9,000 post-traditional learners, two-thirds of whom identify as belonging to communities of color or American Indian nations, are first in their family to attend college, and/or are eligible for Pell Grants. Since we do not operate residential facilities, Metro State University students all commute to class locations across the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, or take their courses wherever they are through our many distance-learning and hybrid course offerings, allowing Metro State to truly be
Metropolitan State University offers over 60 baccalaureate majors, 10 master?s degrees, and 2 doctoral programs. Founded in 1971, the university is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and is the only state university in the Twin Cities. It is a comprehensive urban university committed to meeting the higher education needs of those who live and work in the 13 county metropolitan area.With a strong tradition of individualized educational programs, we are fully committed to high-quality, affordable education for working adults. Faculty, staff and more than 11,000 full- and part-time students reflect the area?s rich diversity, provide a highly student-centered environment and demonstrate unwavering commitment to civic engagement.