Multicultural Student Services Coordinator, Black/African American Liaison
Location: White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Internal Number: 1890
Location: White Bear Lake, MN
Full/Part Time: Full Time
This position will be situated in the Multicultural Center and exists to support the access, persistence, retention, and success of all students from historically underrepresented and marginalized populations at Century College. Particularly, this position will work to establish, facilitate, and further develop support programs and/or services, aimed at retaining male students of color at Century College. Furthermore, to some degree, the position will work independently and/or in collaboration with campus partners to (I) coordinate, develop, implement, and evaluate special initiatives and programs designed to increase retention of Black/African American students and other students from historically underrepresented and marginalized populations; and (II) develop, support, and/or advise multicultural student organizations as needed and/or requests from students; and (III) develop and implement assessments and evaluations plans for programs and the Multicultural Student Center as a whole. Lastly, this position will also serve as a member of a professional team providing comprehensive advising services for Century College students who are clarifying their academic interests, preparing for admission to majors, pursuing declared majors, and changing their academic goals. The academic advisor provides guidance and assistance with course registration, academic planning, and academic questions/concerns as well as resources and referrals to promote academic success for Century College students.
Provide comprehensive academic advising for assigned students as primary advisor within Century's Academic Pathways.
Develop, implement, and evaluate programs and activities designed to increase transitions, retention, and completion of students of Black/African American students, American Indian, male, and other under-represented students.
Conduct outreach activities and maintain relationships with external partners to support the retention and completion of students.
Minimum Qualifications: (must to have to enter job)
Demonstrated experience in working with Black/African American and other students of color.
Demonstrated experience in developing, coordinating, managing, and evaluating programs, events, and activities.
Demonstrated interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, including public speaking.
Demonstrated computing/technology skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Office software; experience with and comfort utilizing multiple types of technology to provide advising services.
Preferred Qualifications:(desired but not expected to have to enter job)
Master's degree in related student development or related field
Three years of work experience providing collegiate support services or working with traditional and non-traditional aged college students.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice.
Demonstrated experience with managing multiple priorities and meeting deadlines.
Experience with academic advising.
Knowledge and experience using ARSA, Starfish, U-Achieve, ImageNow, and ISRS.
At Century College, we are passionate about our mission and the role we play in transforming our students' lives, our communities, and the broader world. As a college of the community, we serve a variety of important roles, including transfer preparation, occupational preparation, business and industry training, continuing education, and personal enrichment?each of which we believe is critical in supporting our community and developing a strong and resilient workforce and populace.In doing this work, we are committed to partnering with the individuals, organizations, and K-12 institutions in our community, to ensure that we remain accessible and provide a clear pathway to higher education for our increasingly diverse and underserved populations.At the center of our mission is the success of our students. We believe that this success is about more than just "the numbers," public accountability, and meeting or exceeding benchmarks.It?s about people?transforming their lives, and helping them to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities that can, in turn, transform their families and their broader communities.In fulfilling this mission, we are committed to sustaining rigor in our wo...rk?holding high standards and expectations for both our students and for ourselves, and approaching our work with compassion?working with integrity and caring, accepting people where they are and moving them forward without sacrificing standards or expectations.