Program Coordinator

Posting Details Position Title Program Coordinator Division Academic Affairs Department/Office Economics & Poli Sci Position Summary

TheEconomics & Political Science Departmentat St. Catherine University invites applications for a part-time, 25 hour per week, Grant FundedProgram Coordinatorposition.

The Minnesota Center for Diversity in Economics (MCDE) is an affiliate of the Minnesota Council on Economic Education and was launched at St. Kate’s in 2018. It embodies St. Catherine University’s commitment to making economics education accessible to all students. TheMCDEpromotes and supports diversity in economics at every stage of the educational and career pipeline, ensuring that people of all backgrounds are trained to engage in and influence economic research and decision-making. TheProgram Coordinatorwill design, implement and promote co-curricular economics education.

Responsibilities:


  • Develop and implement workshop series and a mentorship program
  • Collaborate withMCDEdirector and student workers to plan, organize and present events that feature diverse speakers and opportunities for student engagement
  • Invite speakers, prepare slides and introduction, and promote events via social media and other outlets
  • Organize 1-3 events per month
  • Recruit, train and support teams of mentors / mentees, connecting St Kate’s students with alumna and high school students
  • Maintain website by adding research and identifying opportunities to feature student stories
  • Monitor theMCDEemail and respond on behalf of the organization in collaboration with theMCDEdirector
  • Advance new initiatives including research on diversity in economics
  • Contribute to research efforts including an ongoing project to collect data on racial and gender diversity in online economic education materials
  • Maintain relationships with key community partners, particularly with the Minnesota Council for Economics Education


St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation’s largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for all genders. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls nearly 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree with coursework in economics
  • Experience working with diverse groups
  • Experience with project management
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in economics or related field
  • Experience with undergraduate student programming
  • Experience with event planning
  • Experience creating a culture of equity and inclusion
  • Experience mentoring others
  • Experience evaluating programs for effectiveness


We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the university’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service.

EEO Statement

St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us athr@stkate.eduor 651-690-6565.

Application instructions for STAFF

VisitSt. Kate Careersto apply. Three references and successful completion of a background check will be required for employment. For information, contactNAMEatEMAIL@stkate.edu. Priority will be given to applications received by June 15, 2021. Application deadline is July 1, 2021.


St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace / Tobacco Free Workplace




Our university is a proud member of the Upper MidwestHERCand is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit: www.uppermidwestherc.org.

Posting Number 20210114-STAFF Posting Start Date 06/02/2021 Application Deadline 07/01/2021 Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. *HRQ: What is your highest level of completed education?
    • Some high school
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Some college
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Some graduate school
    • Master's degree
    • ABD
    • Professional degree (e.g., JD, MD)
    • Doctoral degree
  2. *HRQ: For any education beyond high school, please list the degree or certification and the area of focus.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. *Do you have Project Management experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. *HRQ: St. Kate’s is committed to making Inclusive Excellence a reality and has identified “Drive a Culture of Inclusive Excellence” as one of six priorities in the strategic plan. Give a specific example of how you have promoted a culture that values diversity, equity and inclusion in your current or recent role(s).

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. *HRQ: Are you presently legally authorized to work in the United States for any U.S. employer? Please be aware that St. Catherine University is only able to consider candidates who are authorized to work in the United States.
    • Yes
    • No
  6. *HRQ: St. Catherine University welcomes applications from candidates who are traditionally under-represented. We are happy to consider candidates who are currently in possession of a temporary work visa, however, please be aware that we do not offer employment visa sponsorship. Will you now or in the future require an employer to sponsor you for an employment-based visa/status in the U.S. (e.g. H-1B status)?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Maybe
  7. *HRQ: Can you perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. *HRQ: How did you hear about this opportunity?
    • St. Catherine University website
    • St. Catherine University employee
    • Academic Jobs
    • American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
    • Association of Catholic Colleges/Universities
    • Association of Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • College or University website
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    • DisabilityConnect.com
    • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
    • DiversityConnect.com
    • Facebook
    • Google Jobs
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Higher Education Case Managers Association (HECMA)
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine
    • IMDiversity
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Insight Into Diversity
    • Latinos in Higher Ed
    • LGBTConnect.com
    • LGBTQ in Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • Minnesota College Professionals Association
    • Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
    • MinnesotaWorks.net/Minnesota Workforce Center
    • Minority Jobs
    • NAFSA: Association of International Educators
    • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
    • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)
    • National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE)
    • OutandEqual.com
    • People of Color in Higher Education
    • Pioneer Press
    • Pollen Midwest
    • Saint Paul Chamber of Commerce (SPACC)
    • SimplyHired.com
    • Star Tribune
    • StudentAffairs.com
    • Twin Cities Senior Student Affairs Officers listserv
    • Twitter
    • VeteransConnect.com
    • Women in Higher Education
    • ZipRecruiter
    • Other
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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