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PAC/AANAPISI Grant Project Coordinator

Metropolitan State University (MN)
St Paul, Minnesota, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 24, 2024

Job Details

Position Details

Position Information

Classification Title

Working Title
PAC/AANAPISI Grant Project Coordinator

Hire Types


Student Success

Student Success



Full/Part Time


Employment Condition

Work Shift
9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Work Schedule/Hours/Days

Variable, including some evenings and weekends

Posting Details

Metro State University, Minnesota’s public, urban university, and four-time recipient of the Insight Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity ( HEED ) Award is seeking to hire an AANAPISI Grant Project Coordinator. This is a full-time, probationary, externally-funded position within the Student Success Division.

Salary Minimum
See below

Salary Maximum
See below

Salary Type

Bargaining Unit/Plan

Job Description

  • Manage delivery of program services in collaboration with Project Director to meet grant requirements
  • Design, lead, and monitor internal and external communications, programming, training, and marketing for the PAC (Promote, Advance, and Connect Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander Students)/ AANAPISI (Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution) project
  • Lead objective 1C- Bolster/create relationships with 15 or more AANAPI community partners and schools
Required Qualifications

The following qualifications are required of all applicants seeking consideration for this position. Only applicants whose resumes clearly demonstrate fulfillment of each of these minimum qualifications will be considered for the position:
  • Bachelor’s degree plus two years of professional experience in student support services, project management, or advising; or, three years of professional experience in student support services, project management, or advising.
  • Knowledge and experience with leading or coordinating campus-wide student success programming initiatives and support services related to diversity, inclusion, and/or student development theory
  • Demonstrated program evaluation and assessment
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills to interact with many types and levels of stakeholders with competing interests
  • Experience working with grants in order to apply knowledge to broader university goals
  • Demonstrated experience working with nonprofit or community organizations
  • Ability to prepare and administer budgets and report outcomes
  • Experience working with diverse populations
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree plus one year of professional experience
  • Demonstrated experience working with students overcoming Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander barriers to educational success
  • Experience in project or budget management of federal grant awards
  • Ability to speak and understand one or more of the following languages: Hmong, Karen, Burmese, or Vietnamese
Other Requirements

Physical Requirements of the Job: The Grant Project Coordinator will primarily work in a hybrid environment, with some time spent on the St. Paul Campus of Metropolitan State University or in the community at organizations or high schools. Work is mostly conducted in an office and or business setting. There will be periods of sedentary work as well as periods of interactive work as the coordinator works with students, employees, and organizational partners. There will be occasional required transport of such articles as file boxes and heavy hand tools or heavier materials with help from others and/or transporting light objects frequently. The position may require movement throughout building(s) to a significant degree.

Notice : In accordance with the Minnesota State Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to Minnesota State’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a motor vehicle records check.


The University:
We are the urban, public, comprehensive university in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area where the faculty, staff, and students of Metro State will reflect the area’s rich diversity, build a culturally competent and anti-racist learning community, and demonstrate an unwavering commitment to civic engagement.

Metro State University provides an excellent, inclusive, and engaging education to eliminate opportunity gaps and empower our students to lead our communities to a prosperous and equitable future. The university offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters, and applied doctoral degrees. We provide accessible, high quality liberal arts, professional, and graduate education with continued emphasis on marginalized groups, including adult learners. Metro State is a five-time recipient of the Insight into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity ( HEED ) Award, most recently in 2023. Federally recognized as a Minority Serving Institution, its employees serve more than 9,000 post-traditional learners, two-thirds of whom identify as belonging to communities of color or American Indian nations, are first in their family to attend college, and/or are eligible for Pell Grants. Since we do not operate residential facilities, Metro State University students all commute to class locations across the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, or take their courses wherever they are through our many distance-learning and hybrid course offerings, allowing Metro State to truly be “where learning meets living.” Metropolitan State is recognized by CollegeNet as a leading higher education promoter of social mobility for students (Ranked # 67 out of 1550 in 2021). Recognized in 2008 and 2016 by the Carnegie Foundation for Community Engagement, the university is committed to academic excellence and community engagement through curriculum, teaching, scholarship, and services designed to support an urban mission. As a member of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, Metro State University actively works to achieve the Equity 2030 goal of the system, with initiatives to close disparities among student groups that focus on academic programs, policies and procedures, and effective student support. In addition, equity and anti-racism strategies are focused on building an inclusive and welcoming campus climate, hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and developing our capacity to serve students in a culturally responsive manner. The university is guided by a strategic plan with a theme of “Building a Resilient, Student Ready University.”

Visit the Metro State University website to learn more about the university, our programs, and our students. Learn more about Minnesota State Colleges and Universities at their website .

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The School/Academic Department: The Student Success Division at Metropolitan State University comprises all of the programs and support services for students and faculty to enhance learning experiences. Student Success strives to serve students at their point of need by offering a variety of support services. Learn more about the variety of services by selecting this link . This role will report through the Vice President of Student Success. The AANAPISI grant (currently through 9/30/2025) serves three purposes: Promote, Advance, and Connect Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander Students.

Benefits Info

Salary: This is a Minnesota State University Association of Administrative and Service Faculty ( MSUAASF ) Range C position with a salary range of $45,352 (minimum) to $91,288 (maximum). Salary is commensurate with education and experience, and is determined by the collective bargaining agreement between Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (Minnesota State) and the MSUAASF organization.

Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the MSUAASF which can be found: MSUAASF -Contract.pdf

Posting Detail Information

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Number of Vacancies


Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions Summary

Application: To apply, go to

*To comply with privacy and data practices requirements, please refrain from including personal information or photographs in your application materials.

Applications must be received by 11:59 PM on Closing Date: May 31, 2024

Qualified applicants are required to attach the following documents to their online application:
  • Cover letter of interest addressing how your qualifications align with the requirements of this position.
  • Current curriculum vita or resume.
  • Names of four (4) references with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers.
  • Transcripts – Valid unofficial copies of your transcript showing conferred/awarded date, your name and the academic institution’s name/logo are required. We do not accept copy/paste word documents with a list of courses/grades or DARS reports. If selected for hire, official original transcripts will be required.
If you have other questions related to this position announcement, please contact Human Resources, at 651.793.1275 or email at

For TTY, call Minnesota Telecommunications Relay Service ( TRS ) at 7-1-1 or 1-800-627-3529.

Accept Applications

Posting Contact
Kab Chu Yang Heu

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Metro State University is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
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  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Names of four (4) references with addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers
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