ANNOUNCEMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION OPENING
POSITION: Assistant Director of the Native Student Programs Office
POSITION CODE: 4215
DEPARTMENT: College of Arts and Sciences
APPOINTMENT: Full time, Administrative
STARTING SALARY: Commensurate with Experience
POSITION AVAILABLE: Immediately
POSTING DATE: October 5, 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled
DESCRIPTION: The Assistant Director of the Native Student Programs (NSP) Office works with the Director of NSP to manage and coordinate all NSP work and activities. The Assistant Director develops and implements programs that transition and support Native American students in their educational journey through the University of Redlands, including helping them to adjust to University life, offering mentoring and support, and addressing barriers to degree completion. The Assistant Director will work collaboratively with University offices to develop strategies and developmental programs for retaining Native American students. Reports directly to the Director of the Native Student Programs Office.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Developing, implementing, and evaluating Native American support programs designed to ensure students have a fulfilling University educational experience.
• Serving as a primary resource to Native American students by supporting their education at the University and helping to process required University documentation (e.g., FASFA, FERPA, etc.).
• With the Admissions Office and Campus Diversity and Inclusion Office, participating in recruitment and Summer Bridge programs intended to assist students in their transition to and acquisition of information about student life at the University.
• In partnership with academic departments/programs, student affairs offices, and the financial aid office, assisting with and promoting scholarship, internship, research, and academic success opportunities for Native American students.
• As determined by the Director of NSP, focusing on outreach and support programs that deepen student appreciation of lifelong learning.
• Participating in a University enrollment committee that awards four-year scholarships to Native American students.
• Performing other duties and special projects as assigned or directed.
• Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s degree is preferred.
• A minimum of two (2) years of professional experience working with Native American organizations and students is required.
• A demonstrated ability to mentor and counsel students is required.
• Preference will be given to candidates with experience in academic or co-curricular support of Native American university students.
• Highly desired will be demonstrated ability to create or further develop collaborative relationships with southern California Native peoples and organizations.
Successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills. They must be able to work both independently and as part of a team to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously. A willingness to work non-traditional hours is essential.
In compliance with The Americans with Disabilities Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed please call 909/748-8040.
TO APPLY: Submit a University of Redlands Administrator application form at:
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