Student Inclusion and Success Coordinator (Administrative Coordinator)
Oregon Health and Science University
Location: La Grande, Oregon
Internal Number: 18204
This position supports the academic mission of the school, which includes administrative support in the areas of student recruitment and retention of underrepresented and disadvantaged students and fostering an inclusive campus climate. This position supports the campus/program in furthering and strengthening OHSU and the SON strategic diversity initiatives. This position is a point of contact for current students, or prospective students when referred by Admissions, and collaborates with academic and community partners related to outreach and student recruitment, particularly at directing outreach efforts aimed at disadvantaged student populations. This position also mentors student members, and supports collaboration among internal and external stakeholders to support an inclusive campus climate and retention of a diverse student body.
Function/Duties of Position
1. Student Recruitment and Retention Support (50% of duties)
Organizes and participates in student career exploration and informational sessions within the local community, with a focus on diversity and disadvantaged students.
Supports mentoring and monitors diverse, underrepresented economically and educationally disadvantaged students each quarter regarding progress toward program completion requirements: including
Referral of students to resources as appropriate for student success, such as host campus resources, faculty, and other OHSU units including Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Financial Aid, Financial planning, Student Affairs Associate, Student Access, Learning Support.
Communicates academic and student policies and procedures to students to help clarify student requirements, next steps, and ensure a smooth transition through the program.
Communicates and/or coordinates events and opportunities to students to promote student engagement.
Is staff support for diversity-related student groups on campus.
Participates in a comprehensive program of orientation and supplemental support for new students, including
Helps students identify scholarship opportunities and build and submit competitive scholarship application.
Assists with mock interviews as directed by Campus Associate Deans.
Mentors students with a focus on first generation and underrepresented students.
2. Public Relations & Administrative (50% of duties)
Organizes and participates in monthly, quarterly and/or annual campus events in collaboration with Center for Diversity and Inclusion, community partners, admissions office and the host campus including, informational sessions and orientation.
Serves as an inclusion champion for assigned unit, supporting the OHSU diversity mission and strategic initiatives.
Fosters community and facilitates communication among students and has an active understanding of current student climate and issues.
Functions effectively and respectfully within the context of varying cultural beliefs, behaviors, and backgrounds and is aware and can speak knowledgeably about the university wide diversity plan, OHSU strategic diversity initiatives, and the SoN mission related to diversity.
Meets and greets college administrators, faculty and students daily and maintains a cordial and welcoming environment.
Networks with and participates in workgroups or committees related to diversity, equity and inclusion at the OHSU, SON, and host campus level.
Participates as requested in reviewing and scoring nursing student scholarship applications and offering recommendations for selection.
Performs other duties and responsibilities to support the goals of diversity and inclusion as directed by the Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Diversity.
Education: Four years of general office or secretarial experience; OR
An Associate's degree or certificate in office occupations or office technology and two years of general office or secretarial experience; OR
A Bachelor's degree and two years of general office or secretarial experience; OR
An equivalent combination of training and experience.
Experience: At least one year counseling and/or providing case management for under-resourced or underrepresented populations.
Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Competencies): Working familiarity with Microsoft Office products.
Education: Bachelors or Master's Degree in student services or related major
Experience: At least one year providing counseling and/or case management of health professions students.
At least one year counseling and/or providing case management for disadvantaged or minority college/university students.
Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Competencies): Data management
Bilingual/fluent in Spanish
Strong ties/relationships with local underrepresented communities
Working Conditions: Requires travel locally, regionally, and nationally for recruitment and retention activities. Flexible work schedule with some weekends and/or evenings. Some telework may be possible.
Physical Demands & Equipment Usage: Ability to sit at a computer work station for long hours.
All are welcome
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or [email protected] As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm