PROGRAM COORDINATOR MLC AND SCE
JOB NO.: 91053-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: L&S/ADM-STU ACAD AFF/STU AF-GN
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Office & Administrative Support
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 91053-AS
Working Title: Program Coordinator MLC and SCE
Official Title: SR STUDENT SERV SPEC(T26BN) or STUDENT SERVICES SPEC(T26DN) or ASSOC STUDENT SV SPEC(T26FN)
Hiring Department: A480300-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/ADM-STU ACAD AFF/STU AF-GN
Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 01, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $31,114 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree in related field (education, liberal arts, business, humanities).
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Experience working in a higher education setting is required.
Required skills include:
- Strong administrative & organizational skills
- Effective interpersonal/collaboration skills
- Leadership & communication skills
- Experience working with diverse student populations
- Commitment to fostering social justice, both personally and professionally
Experience with multicultural programming and residential learning communities for undergraduates preferred.
This position works with two different programs the Multicultural Learning Community (MLC) and the Summer Collegiate Experience Program. During fall and spring term (Sept - May) the position will focus primarily on work with the MLC and during summer term (June - August) with the Summer Collegiate Experience.
The Program Coordinator is a key member of both programs and works collaboratively in providing leadership, programmatic and organizational direction, and support students taking part in both programs.
The Multicultural Learning Community (MLC) is a residential based community comprised of 54 undergraduate students who work towards being able to:
- Examine their own beliefs, ideas, behaviors and involvement in issues
- Discuss the intersections among aspects of identity and systems of oppression
- Identify the dynamics of power relations and the associated material effects
- Examine how life experiences are shaped by factors at the individual, societal, and institutional levels
- Identify and/or formulate plans of action that challenge/resist oppression/oppressive forces
- And, of course, be successful students and alumni of UW-Madison!
Students participate in a seminar class and a variety of social, educational, and academically focused programs in the community. This culturally diverse community is made up of primarily first year students who live in Beale House on the second floor of Witte Hall.
The Summer Collegiate Experience is intended to build academic and learning skills for incoming first-year UW-Madison students that lead to academic success and retention. The summer program will accelerate adjustment to the university environment by providing a spectrum of educational experiences that include orientation, instruction, tutorial assistance, and on-campus residential living. Additionally, it will establish and nurture a culture of excellence and create a sense of community and peer networking among the participants.
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Instructions to applicants:
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An applicant may be hired in to a Assoc Student Servics Spec, Student Services Spec or Sr Student Services Spec title dependent upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire.
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To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter, resume, and three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advanced notice.
Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: 23 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 26 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time