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Coordinator, NAC Student Success

Fort Lewis College
Durango, Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 23, 2024

Job Details

Position Summary:

As the Student Success Coordinator of the Native American Center (NAC), a vital part of the Diversity Collaborative at Fort Lewis College, you will be entrusted with the coordination of all student support operations. Your responsibilities will encompass overseeing NAC programs, programming, and student support services, aligning them with the mission and objectives of the Diversity Collaborative and Fort Lewis College. Your role will be integral in ensuring the success and well-being of our students from diverse backgrounds, fostering an inclusive and supportive environment on campus.

Job Description:

Student Success Coordinator Roles:
  • Coordinate and organize daily operations of the Native American Center’s (NAC) academic support operations to ensure open access for Fort Lewis College (FLC) students during the position’s reporting period and required college open hours.
  • Maintain the NAC’s reporting systems for student tracking, data warehouse, and assessment of academic support programs.
  • Coordinate and implement the NAC’s Academic Support Programs (e.g., Supplemental Academic Advising, Tutoring Program, Media Loan Program, AISEF Program, Peer Mentoring Program) and its related programming to promote Native American students’ retention, academic success, and path to graduation.
  • Assist in coordinating the Native Skyway to Success Program, facets of the program will entail cultural engagement, student achievement, peer mentoring, student support, and student outreach, all for the purpose of promoting and increasing Native American student retention from entrance to FLC through graduation.
  • Ensure NAC’s academic resources are in place through the NAC and proper maintenance occurs through the year.
  • Coordinate administrative processes to ensure orchestration and implementation of the NAC’s academic support related programs in accordance with FLC’s policies and procedures.
  • Manage program related budgets and ensure college funding is spent in accordance with college accounting policies and procedures.
  • Hire, mentor, and supervise student employees (tutors, mentors, and academic support)
  • Serve as an advisor to Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) affiliated with the NAC, interpret, and administer college policies and procedures, manage event planning with registered student organizations.
  • Implement and coordinate the NAC’s marketing of the NAC’s academic support programs and programming. Update NAC brochures and consult with Marketing & Communication Office. Oversee the maintenance and oversight of the NAC’s website.
  • Coordinate NAC assessment initiatives, connecting the NAC’s outcomes to divisional and institutional goals and managing the development of assessment and evaluation tools for programs and services. Maintain knowledge of analytics, student success collaborative, and other web-based tools that support assessment initiatives.
  • Create, develop, and foster collaborative, inclusive partnerships with college offices and departments to provide top quality co-curricular involvement experiences for FLC NAC focused students.
  • Collaborate with NAC Assistant Director and stakeholders (including students) to identify, develop, and manage projects and programs.
  • Facilitate students’ personal and professional development through coaching, mentorship, and training.
  • Maintain and track student academic progress and provide support as needed to facilitate retention.
  • Support colleagues and actively contribute to a collegial work environment by demonstrating diplomacy and tact.
  • Professionally represent Fort Lewis College and the Native American Center (NAC).
  • Provide appropriate referrals for students to college resources, including but not limited to Skyhawk Station, the Disability Services office, the Career Services office, and the Counseling Center.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
  • Foster a welcoming environment of inclusion for all students, staff, faculty and other Fort Lewis College constituents and guests.
  • Maintains knowledge and awareness of digital accessibility including the American Disabilities Act and Section 508.
  • Produces and remediates digitally accessible materials in accordance with FLC standards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The salary range for this position is $42,500 to $47,000, per year for this temporary position.

Application Process

A complete application packet includes:
  • Cover letter addressing interest and qualifications for the position.
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three current, professional references.
Application materials received by May 15, 2024, will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

The successful candidate will be required to submit original, official college transcripts, and pass a background check.

About Fort Lewis College:

On a sage-brushed mesa overlooking downtown Durango and the La Plata Mountains, Fort Lewis College is Southwest Colorado’s premier public undergraduate research institution. With more than half of the 3,300 students identifying as people of color, FLC’s academic programming and campus life thrive on nurturing safe, diverse spaces for intellectual exploration and helping people achieve their career goals. A Native American-serving, Non-Tribal Institution, FLC is committed to promoting economic development in neighboring tribal communities and connecting students with the education they need to be the change in the world they want to see. Degree programs span the arts, business, education, health sciences, humanities, and social and natural sciences. Coursework builds on the natural, cultural, and historical resources found around the Four Corners region. Students work closely with faculty on research projects with real-world implications. Like the mountain town it resides in, FLC promotes a culture of work-life balance for students, faculty, and staff. Skyhawks enjoy unparalleled access to a healthy outdoor lifestyle thanks to 300 days of sunshine a year and more than 300 miles of hiking and biking trails in and around Durango

Notice to Prospective Employees:
The Fort Lewis College is required by the Clery Act of 1990 to notify prospective employees, current employees, students and applicants where to access our Campus Security Report. The report is updated and published annually in accordance with the Higher Education Amendments of 1998, Federal Student Right-to-Know, the Federal Drug-free Schools and Campuses Act of 1989. This report contains information about:
  • Fort Lewis College's alcohol and other drug policy
  • Sexual assault policy
  • Campus security policies
  • Campus/community resources
  • The Colorado Riot Offense Statute restriction on enrollment
  • Where to find registered sex offender information
  • Crime statistics for the previous three calendar years
  • Reporting crimes
The Campus Security Report can be accessed in two ways:
By going to the internet website at: Fort Lewis College Student Affairs Office will also provide a paper copy of the annual security report upon request. You can reach them at (970) 247-7331.

Equal Opportunity
Fort Lewis College does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, sex*, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, family or domestic status, political beliefs, veteran status, pregnancy, or genetic information. Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment shall be extended to all persons. The College shall promote equal opportunity, equal treatment, and affirmative action efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff. The College is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. To file a report, get resources, read policies, or make an appointment, See

Discrimination Questions?

Office of Compliance and Community Standards
David Pirrone, Director of Compliance
192 Education Business Hall
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, Colorado 81301
(970) 247-7182

Questions about Title IX sex discrimination?
Office of the Title IX Coordinator
Kate Suazo, Assistant Director of Compliance and Title IX Coordinator
230 Skyhawk Station
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, Colorado 81301
(970) 247-6729

Information about Fort Lewis College’s alcohol and drug policy, sexual assault policy, campus security policies, campus crime statistics, fire safety procedures and fire statistics, and campus/community resources can be found in the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. Hard copies are available upon request.

* Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Part 106 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, including in admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and CFR 106 to Fort Lewis College may be directed to FLC's Title IX Coordinator and/or to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the Department of Education.

ADAA Accommodations
Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Kristin Polens by phone 970-247-7459 or email at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.


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