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Pre-College Coordinator

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Work type: Academic Staff - 12 Month
Location: Platteville
Categories: Administration

 

Position Summary:

The Pre-College Coordinator within the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs is responsible for recruiting, coordinating and running outreach programming for under-represented students at the UW-Platteville; this includes running pre-college summer camps. In addition the Pre-College Coordinator works with the Multicultural Student Affairs team to establish, maintain and improve retention and degree completion efforts for under-represented minority students at UW-Platteville. Salary for this position is $40,00-$46,000, commensurate with experience.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all facets of pre-college camps offered through the department of Multicultural Student Affairs, and works in coordination with other pre-college programming at UW-Platteville. Collaborates with the management team on providing the SUCCEED Summer Bridge Program.
  • Responsible for all outreach efforts at the pre-college level and represent the department at appropriate recruitment events.
  • Develop, coordinate and provide instruction of outreach programming.
  • Create and maintain relationships with key stakeholders (school counselors, community organizations, etc.).
  • Maintain and enhance academic year pre-college outreach activities.  This includes running a variety of College Clubs and managing wrap-around services throughout the school year to help create pathways to education.
  • Apply for and complete all necessary components to assist in securing funding (e.g. DPI grant management).
  • Work evening and weekend events, as well as travel as necessary.
  • Hire, train and supervise pre-college student staff.
  • Maintain and establish community partnerships in the tri-state regions to assist with recruitment of diverse students in pre-college outreach.
  • Oversee pre-college budgets, staffing and management of resources.

 

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree required.
  • A minimum of at least two years experience working with under-represented minority youth.
  • Working knowledge of college readiness, financial literacy and recruitment strategies that affect access to education, retention, and achievement gap for underrepresented minority students.
  • Experience working with diverse students from African American, Native American, Latinx, Hispanic and Southeast Asian populations.
  • Experience in the development and management of student programming, workshops and service learning.
  • Requires a professional who is detail-oriented, takes direction well, has the capacity to be a leader and a role model, and can work both independently and in a team setting.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, written, group facilitation and organizational skills along with the ability to exercise initiative when appropriate.
  • Skilled in developing student leadership.
  • Current and valid driver’s license and ability to travel.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • Additional language skills of Spanish and/or Hmong are preferred
  • Marketing, web design and public relations skills preferred

 

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

Department Information: The mission of the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs is to support retention and academic attainment for African-American, Native American, Latinx, Hispanic and Asian-American students. Our goal is to help these underrepresented students successfully navigate their way to and through higher education, seek leadership opportunities, and prepare for their professional and educational futures.

 

Campus Information: The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

 

 Application Deadline:

To ensure full consideration applications must be received by December 5, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

 

 

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current resume
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

            Caitie Chiaverotti at 608.342.1555 or chiaverottic@uwplatt.edu

 

 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

 

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

 

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

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