Equity Specialist Coordinator
This position is in the established MSU Denver Equity Assistance Center, a renewable five year grant, from the United States Department of Education. Equity Specialist Coordinator will coordinate with school districts, state departments of education (in a sixteen state/commonwealth region), and others receiving federal funds to give technical assistance and training in the areas of civil rights, race (e.g., preventing race discrimination/harassment/isolation, bullying), gender (e.g. preventing sex discrimination/harassment, bullying), national origin (e.g., preventing discrimination/harassment, bullying and inclusive educational excellence for limited English proficient students),religion and socioeconomic status (e.g., discrimination occasioned by SES) and educational equity. Travel though out the sixteen state and commonwealth service region is required. All staff must pass background check, required by MSU Denver and many schools with whom staff might work. This is a 12-month position with benefits. Funding is from 10/01/2016 through 9/30/2021.
Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.
Equity Specialist Coordinator
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The hiring salary range begins at $56,179 with an absolute maximum of $79,963. The final salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
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Responsible for developing, implementing and coordinating training and technical assistance programs for requesting eligible clients. Coordinator will be responsible for, but not limited to, working in the areas of race, gender, national origin, religion and SES as it applies to State Educational Agencies, Local Educational Agencies including classroom and student levels. Coordination and consulting with clients; developing contacts with Region IV (Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah Washington & Wyoming), including; coordinating, developing and maintaining professional networks are expected. Coordinators will participate in website maintenance & development, developing workshop trainings, and developing resources for clients (e.g., video & teleconferencing, & distance learning, online courses, contributing to a virtual education clearing house etc.). Record keeping and assisting in evaluation of work of the Center is expected.
Record keeping will be for travel, training, projects and technical assistance. Must be able to work independently, develop and maintain skills to utilize technology in service delivery. Assist in developing, holding and Coordinating EAC conferences. The development of educational resource materials (print and digital) for the Center as well as clients and website. Conducting data analysis for program improvement or to determine programmatic services or needs.
OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED: The work of an Equity Assistance Center requires, and often demands, flexibility on the part of staff including working with other staff members to assist them as needed.
*Master’s degree in Education (e.g. Counseling, Psychology, Technology or related degree), Sociology, Educational Administration, Curriculum and Instruction or a related field.
*A minimum of five years full-time professional work, preferably in an education setting, either as a K-12 teacher or in teacher training/professional development.
*A minimum of three years of experience working with diverse student populations including non-traditional student students, students of color and students who may be second language learners.
*A minimum of three years of experience providing training (or technical assistance) in the area of civil rights to include: race, gender, national origin inclusive educational excellence and equity.
*A minimum of three years of experience working with campus or community constituents to develop and implement a program, event or task.
*A minimum of three years of experience developing workshops or trainings or resources.
*A minimum of three years of experience with record keeping in regards to travel, training, technical assistance, and/or comparable assignment.
*Doctorate degree in Education (e.g. Counseling, Psychology, Technology or related degree), Sociology, Educational Administration, Curriculum Instruction, or a related field.
*Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative evaluation methodology.
*Excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills.
*Knowledge and background in Civil Rights and Educational Equity to include race, gender, national origin, religion and socioeconomic status.
*Willingness to learn and work in subject areas outside of degree field but related to Center work.
*Ability to foster collaborative relationships to develop or implement a program, event or task.
*Experience conducting data analysis for program improvement or to determine programmatic services or needs.
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IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com.
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Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.
This posting will close at midnight MST on the closing date.