Location: 1601 Jefferson Street, Alexandria, MN 56308
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Employment Condition: Unlimited
This position exists to support the access, persistence, retention, and success of all students, especially those from historically underrepresented and marginalized populations and students enrolled by the United States Naval Community College partnership. The coordinator responsibilities comprising this role include working in collaboration with the Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) and the EDI Team to identify and adjust policies or procedures that create barriers for students. This position plays a pivotal role in implementing initiatives that support Minnesota State's Equity 2030 goals, including support of EDI related education and programming for the entire campus community. This position serves as one of two USNCC designated advisors, working closely with the Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) transfer advisor to support the partnership through ongoing communication with the USNCC Student Success Team.
Coordinate programming related to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI), including on-campus programming for students and connecting on and off-campus resources.
Act as a comprehensive advocate for students to insure their success. Assist with academic advising, help to navigate the college's processes, and connect with college and community resources.
Provide individualized advising and success coach outreach for military students.
Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of underrepresented student populations.
Strong ability to build meaningful relationships with a diverse student body
Demonstrated knowledge of college academic and student support services
Ability to flex hours as needed to attend college-sponsored events and serve student programming
Preferred areas of study – social science, education, international studies, human services
Knowledge of best practices to retain college students or student development theories
Experience in marketing or promotional-driven organizations
NOTICE: In accordance with the Minnesota State Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/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.
Alexandria Technical and Community College is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive environment as expressed in the ATCCEDI Strategic Plan. We understand that creating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive campus community is the responsibility of every employee of the college. Leadership, faculty, and staff strive to address inequities within our system by examining programming, policies, facilities, and operations that create barriers to student success in and out of the classroom. By actively working to address inequities, we will foster students who will successfully participate in their community and within today's dynamic, global workforce.
Benefits include health, dental, life insurance and retirement plan.
Alexandria Technical & Community College seeks faculty and staff who share our vision to be the premier institution of career preparation and comprehensive, lifelong learning. Candidates are welcome who are prepared to exercise leadership in a diverse, collegial, and professional environment.ATCC's retention, graduation, and career placement is among the highest of all Minnesota public two-year colleges. In fact, the college successfully placed an average of 90% of its graduates in their chosen career field for several decades.