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Coordinator Of Recruitment & Diversity Initiative - College Of Veterinary Med-Administration

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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Location
Knoxville, TN
Closing date
Jul 9, 2021

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Coordinator Of Recruitment & Diversity Initiative -  College Of Veterinary Med-Administration

Regular Full-time, Market Range 05

The College of Veterinary Medicine invites applicants for a new Coordinator of Recruitment & Diversity Initiatives position located within Academic & Student Affairs.  The primary purpose of this position is to partner with the Assistant Dean for Students, the Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs, and the UTCVM Diversity Committee to create, administer, and assess progressive recruitment, admissions, and wellness initiatives for veterinary medical students. The position will also help support other student needs, activities, and events hosted by the Office of Academic Affairs.

Typical Responsibilities:

Provides support to the Assistant Dean, Associate Dean, and Admissions Committee in revising and implementing the recruitment and admissions process. Manages applicant data, files, and ranking.  Makes recruitment contacts and plans and participates in recruitment activities.

Monitors and tracks progress toward college diversity plan and coordinates diversity plan programming, group support services, training, and assessments. Tracks participation and outcomes.

Triages student and student organization requests, issues, and daily needs. Provides immediate student support as needed and within capacity.

Engages in the curriculum as applicable to promote understanding of diverse populations, communication skills, conflict management, and wellness for veterinary students. Facilitates training in these areas.

Supports the Assistant Dean and the Scholarship Committee in the distribution and recognition of scholarship recipients, especially access and diversity scholarships.

Contributes to grant development and writing. Helps with student events, especially welcoming events and leadership development.



Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Humanities, Education, or related field with at least 1 year of experience in program or event coordination, program management, or work in a higher educational setting.  Background in diversity work and evidence of engagement in initiatives to support diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications:

Counseling experience and wellness, teaching, or facilitating experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Needed:

Knowledge: scope of health professions education; key diversity/equity and inclusion issues and challenges in health professions and beyond

Skills: excellent communication and listening skills; fluency in Microsoft Office, email, Excel and Powerpoint; good writing skills; literature review and independent general research and problem-solving skills

Attributes: initiative, creativity, ability to work independently and as part of a team

Counseling skills, Event management skills, Program development and evaluation skills, and Conflict management abilities are preferred.

 

 



Job: Student Services Support
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Organization: College Of Veterinary Med-Adm
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jun 11, 2021, 3:55:17 PM

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Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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