Director of Recruitment & Retention (AA21152)
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Review of applications will begin on
June 8, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
Probationary; Range D*
In coordination with Dean and Center Director, provide leadership,
vision and direction for college-level recruitment and retention
with specific emphasis on students of color. Work across the
university and with external partners to build and sustain a
culture of academic support and retention to help underrepresented
students thrive at the university. Lead Teachers of Tomorrow, a
comprehensive student support program. Identify new initiatives and
priorities to reduce barriers to student success and to build
strong relationships with students from recruitment to graduation
and play a key role in ensuring the college prepares educators who
meet the needs of P-12 students.
- Master’s Degree in Education or related field with a minimum of
three years of professional experience OR a Bachelor’s degree in
Education plus a minimum of four years of professional experience
in teaching, education, leadership or outreach.
- Ability to articulate policies, procedures and practices to
guide work of self and others.
- Experience working in the areas of racial equity and social
- Experience in strategic program planning and implementation,
leading change management and process improvement methods.
- Excellent written, oral, presentation and interpersonal
- Demonstrated commitment to advancing a diverse, equitable and
inclusive working and learning environment.
- Acute understanding of the critical need to recruit and retain
teachers of color into the profession.
- Demonstrated application of college student development
theories and high impact student success practices.
- Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in recruitment,
admissions, and retention in higher education.
- Ability to work collaboratively across divisions and colleges
with personnel at all levels.
Work safely at all times, which includes but is not limited to,
participating and completing all required safety trainings, as well
as performing all job tasks in accordance with Minnesota State
University, Mankato policies and procedures utilizing appropriate
tools, equipment and personal protective equipment.
Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can
be found at: www.mnsu.edu
- The salary range denoted above is the contractual range;
however, salary upon hire is dependent upon qualifications and
To apply for this position, please continue the process via this
A complete online application will include the following
attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the
- Cover Letter
- Non-Photo Resume/Curriculum Vitae
- Contact Information for three (3) references
- Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree
- A brief (no more than one-page) diversity statement presenting
a commitment to or experience working in an equity-minded
Laura Maki, Director, Assessment and Research
College of Education
TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711
*Employment for this position is covered by the collective
bargaining agreement for the Minnesota State University
Administrative and Service Faculty which can be found at: http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/bargaining.html
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Minnesota State University, Mankato has a long-standing
commitment to diversity and is actively seeking to nurture and
enrich its underrepresented communities. Women, minorities,
veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be
legally able to accept work in the United States. Requests for
reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application
and/or interview process should be made to the Office of Human
Resources, 507-389-2015 (V), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTY). This
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Minnesota State University, Mankato is an affirmative action/equal
opportunity University and is a member of the Minnesota State
Colleges and Universities System.