King/Chavez Coordinator/McNair Assistant Director

Multi-Cultural Affairs & Student Success

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in related area
Minimum of 5 years working in higher education or related field
Experience working with multicultural/disadvantaged populations

Rank: Academic Staff

Salary: Competitive

Responsibilities: 50% Coordinator of King/Chavez Scholars Program
•Provide academic, career, and social advising to targeted M/D students throughout their first year of college, and beyond.
•Plan, coordinate, and implement programs and activities to achieve retention and gradation goals of MASS.
•Develop curriculum for,  as well as teach, academic seminar( Develop Ed 50/60) in Fall/Spring semesters
•Connect students with sources of financial aid, including campus scholarships, the Lawton Undergraduate Minority Retention Grant, etc.
•Build relationships with off-campus partners to assist with student internship placements
•Collaborate across campus to provide students with high impact and experiential campus opportunities: Center for Global Education, Career & Leadership Development, Residence Life, First Year Experience, Future Teacher Program, Minority Business Program, Undergraduate Research Program, etc.
•Plan, coordinate, and implement Summer Transition Orientation Program for incoming freshman K/C scholars.
•Marketing of the program: develop program brochures, maintain website,  meet with prospective students, make presentations 
•Serve as Coordinator of King/Chavez Learning Community
•Serve on various campus committees
•Other special projects as assigned

50% Assistant Director of McNair Scholars Program
•Help to facilitate recruitment efforts
•Serve on McNair student interview committee
•Manage and Supervise program staff
•Advise McNair Scholars
•Serve on McNair grant writing committee
•Manage program budget
•Plan, coordinate, and implement eight week summer research experience
•Assist with research internship placement for rising g seniors
•Assist with coordination of travel for student presentations and graduate school visits

University: UW-Whitewater is a premier public regional university with an enrollment of over 12,000 students in 50 undergraduate majors and 11 master's degree programs. It offers high quality, career oriented programs with a model general education curriculum.

Community: Whitewater, a city with a population of over 14,000 is located in southeastern Wisconsin near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest. The immediate area offers a wide variety of summer and winter recreational activities, including facilities of the nearby Whitewater Lake recreational area. Whitewater is 50 miles from Milwaukee, 45 miles from Madison and 110 miles from Chicago.

Application: A complete application package must include: a letter of application specifying qualifications and experiences relevant to position, a resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Transcript(s) and a background check of the successful candidate will be required prior to appointment.

Only complete applications will be considered.  Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, lists of applicants must be released upon request.  Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. Electronic applications and inquiries are preferred and can be submitted to vangmy05@uww.edu.  Paper applications should be sent to:

Mai Yer Yang, Intergroup Relations Coordinator
Warhawk Connection Center
800 W. Main Street, UC 142B
Whitewater, WI 53190

Review: Applications received by November 15, 2013 are ensured consideration; the position is considered open until otherwise noted.

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UW-Whitewater conducts criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. UW-Whitewater is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.