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Coordinator for Student Engagement and High Impact Practices - REVISED REVIEW DATE

Employer
University of Wisconsin La Crosse
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 5, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Residence Life, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Details

Recruitment Number

1117

Working Title

Coordinator for Student Engagement and High Impact Practices - REVISED REVIEW DATE

Position Type

Staff/Administrative

Appointment Percentage

100

Division/College

Student Affairs Division

Position Summary

The Coordinator for Student Engagement and High Impact Practices is a member of the Leadership Team within the Office of Residence Life, reporting to the Director of Residence Life. The Coordinator will work closely with the Residence Life Leadership Team to provide support for the Office of Residence Life’s ( ORL ) Diversity and Inclusion efforts and oversee and coordinate initiatives and programmatic efforts designed to increase student engagement and success at UWL . The Coordinator works with faculty, staff, and students to coordinate high-impact practices within the residence halls that contribute to student success and retention. In addition to primary job responsibilities, the coordinator will provide support for services, goals, and operations within the Department of Residence Life.

This position has a target salary offer of $45,000. In addition, this position’s benefits equate to more than 40% of the salary. Relocation assistance is also available, consistent with university policy.

Description of College / Department / Program / Division / Unit

The Division of Student Affairs’ role is to enhance and support students learning experience here at UWL . We work closely with faculty, staff, community members, alumni and most importantly, students to provide quality programs and services which promote learning, leadership, involvement, service, and the celebration of diversity. The Division includes several departments: Campus Child Center, Counseling and Testing, Student Health Center, Intercollegiate Athletics, Recreational Sports, Residence Life, Student Life, University Centers, and the Vice Chancellor & Dean of Students office. The staff of the Division is truly student-centered and concerned about the holistic development of the student.

Required Qualifications

• Master’s Degree in Student Affairs, Counseling, or a related field.
• Prior full time residence life experience.
• Knowledge of and prior experience in social justice, equity, and inclusion work.
• Knowledge of and prior experience in academic engagement work.
• Demonstrated commitment to social justice, diversity, and inclusion.
• Demonstrated commitment to the first-year experience.
• Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other offices and departments.

Preferred Qualifications

• Knowledge and experience working with curriculum development models.
• Experience in social justice training and facilitation.
• Prior knowledge and experience of high impact learning practices that may include learning communities, freshmen interest groups, thematic communities, University/community partnerships, faculty friend programs, etc.
• Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving skills.
• Demonstrated organization and planning skills.

Physical Demands

• Ability to stand, walk, and/or sit to perform essential job functions.

Working conditions and environment
  • Evening and weekend hours may be required.
  • Have a high level of social interaction. They work with students, faculty, and other administrators.
  • Work near others, such as when sharing office space.
Miscellaneous Information

Important Information About Your Benefits

Your benefits add an additional 40%+ to the overall financial package from the university.
Highlights include:
• 22 days of vacation for 12-month positions (that are non-instructional)
• excellent flexible health insurance with low co-pays and good coverage.
• paid holidays and sick days.
• sick leave may be converted at retirement to pay for health insurance post-work at UWL .
• after 5 years of employment, you become vested in our retirement system which ensures income post-career.
• benefits at UWL are highly competitive with local industry and some of the strongest in state and nation.
Learn more at:https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/fasl20.pdf
Benefit eligibility is determined at point of hire. This information is provided for illustrative purposes only. Benefits are also pro-rated based on the appointment percentage.

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The University of Wisconsin System and the University of Wisconsin–Madison are engaged in a redesign of job title and compensation structures. The Title and Total Compensation Project will result in relevant and market-informed titles to help us keep and grow our outstanding workforce. If you are the successful candidate, your title is subject to change in November 2021. For more information, visit: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/

Duties/Responsibilities

These are the job duties required for the position.

Responsibility Statement

Coordinate Social Justice, Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives

Duties to Support Responsibility

• Uphold and role model the vision (as determined by the Director of Residence Life) fo• Uphold and role model the vision (as determined by the Director of Residence Life) for infusing social justice, equity, and inclusion efforts.
• Assist with development of Residence Life Equity Goal Planning; Lead Equity Goal taskforce committee(s) as part of Residence Life Leadership Team.
• Assist with social justice training for student staff, student leaders, and residents.
• Work with in-hall staff to develop inclusive hall living communities; including affinity communities as opportunities allow.
• Assist with departmental assessment of social justice, inclusivity, and cultural competence initiatives.
• Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with other offices and departments on campus that specifically serve underrepresented populations
• Coordinate the SEEDS program in conjunction with the Campus Climate Office.
• Coordinate the MVP (Multicultural Validation Program) programs in conjunction with the Office of Multicultural Student Services.
• Recruit and prepare Residence Life advisors/coordinators and participants for conferences and learning opportunities in collaboration with campus partners infusing social justice, equity, and inclusion efforts.
• Assist with development of Residence Life Equity Goal Planning; Lead Equity Goal taskforce committee(s) as part of Residence Life Leadership Team.
• Assist with social justice training for student staff, student leaders, and residents.
• Work with in-hall staff to develop inclusive hall living communities; including affinity communities as opportunities allow.

• Assist with departmental assessment of social justice, inclusivity, and cultural competence initiatives.
• Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with other offices and departments on campus that specifically serve underrepresented populations

• Coordinate the SEEDS program in conjunction with the Campus Climate Office.
• Coordinate the MVP (Multicultural Validation Program) programs in conjunction with the Office of Multicultural Student Services.
• Recruit and prepare Residence Life advisors/coordinators and participants for conferences and learning opportunities in collaboration with campus partners
• Oversee Living/Learning Communities and inclusion initiatives and operational needs, including overseeing Gender Inclusive Housing and create additional affinity-based housing programs, as determined by the university and/or departmental goals.

Percentage Of Time

40

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Departmental Assessment

Duties to Support Responsibility

• Work closely with the Residence Life Leadership Team to coordinate department assessment initiatives.
• Analyze data from various departmental and University assessment tools and share data within ORL and with necessary campus partners.
• Determine relevant data to be used in marketing and education efforts.
• Lead departmental work on annual reporting for Division of Student Affairs
• Manage Skyfactor Survey implementation, including training and collaboration for hall staff.
• Serve as first point of contact and facilitator for all other Residence Life assessment initiatives.

Percentage Of Time

10

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Coordinate High Impact Practices and Academic Engagement

Duties to Support Responsibility

• Build and maintain partnerships with the campus partners, the Provost and other academic departments. Collaborate with these entities to co-coordinate high impact practices.
• Represent Residence Life on campus committees related to High Impact Practices.
• Design and implement marketing for high impact practices to campus / academic partners to increase knowledge, outreach and effectiveness.
• Oversee all planning, recruitment, and programming initiatives for current and future Living Learning Communities; work with and meet LLC campus partners.
• Research, develop and maintain curriculum for high impact practices and Living Learning Communities; focusing on first year student impact.
• Train in-hall staff on mission, philosophy and curriculum of high-impact practices.
• Work closely with Senior Coordinator of Occupancy and Outreach to establish occupancy and placement needs of high impact practices, including determining how students are recruited, admitted and assigned to specialty communities.
• Develop Faculty Engagement initiatives such as a Faculty Fellow or “in-residence” program.
• Lead Navigate (student tracking system) efforts for the department of Residence Life as determined by Academic Affairs.

Percentage Of Time

45

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Other Duties As Assigned

Duties to Support Responsibility

• Assist the Residence Life Leadership Team with residence hall move-in planning and implementation.
• Complete other duties as designated by the Director of Residence Life.

Percentage Of Time

5

Essential

Yes

Posting Detail Information

Special Instructions

None

Posting Date

10/05/2021

Close Date

Continuous Recruitment

Continuous Recruitment First Review Date

01/03/2022

Position Contact Name

Jenni Brundage, Director of Residence Life

Position Contact Email

hrinfo@uwlax.edu
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Reference Contact Information
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of finalists must be revealed upon request. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).
    • I wish for my name to remain confidential until the university is no longer able to do so.
    • I waive my right to keep my name confidential through the application process.
  2. * Are you legally eligible to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you currently under investigation or have ever left employment during an active investigation in which you were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment? (Required under UW System Administrative Policy 1275)
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Were you ever found to have engaged in any sexual violence or sexual harassment in a previous work assignment? (Required under UW System Administrative Policy 1275)
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you an alum of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * After you retire from a Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) employer, you may return to work with a WRS employer as a rehired annuitant, provided certain requirements are met. There are no restrictions on what type of position a rehired annuitant can hold. Under the WRS, there is no limit to how much you may earn as a rehired annuitant. (Learn more: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/life-events/empcha/ra/). Are you currently collecting an annuity from the Wisconsin Retirement System, (WRS)?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Are you currently employed by or have you been employed by a UW System institution or a State of Wisconsin agency during the last seven (7) years? Please answer yes or no. If yes, provide the institution or agency name, your supervisor and contact information, including phone number and email address.
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Please provide your most recent employer, supervisor name and contact information, including phone number and email address. (Pursuant to UW System Administrative Policy 1275, UW System requires reference checks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be conducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s most recent employer and with all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven years. UW-L will notify you prior to contacting your supervisor).

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * Will you now or in the future require visa sponsorship for employment at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse? (UW-L and UW System institutions pay for some or all of the sponsorship costs. Some candidates may require an H1B or another form of employment sponsorship to work in the US. This question is asked so that if you are the successful candidate, Human Resources can work with your work unit to begin the process of obtaining this visa).
    • Yes, I will require sponsorship prior to employment.
    • Yes, I will require sponsorship for continued employment if hired.
    • No, I do not require sponsorship and am eligible to work in the US.
  10. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education Web Site
    • Discipline-Specific Publication/Web Site
    • HERC Web Site
    • HigherEdJobs.com Web Site
    • Job Center of Wisconsin Web Site
    • Minority Publication/Web Site
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Social Media (i.e. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Web Site
    • La Crosse Tribune
    • Personal Referral
    • LinkedIn
    • Indeed
    • WinonaDailyNews.com, LaCrosseTribune.com, ChippewaHerald.com, Journaltimes.com, Kenoshanews.com, Madison.com
    • Department of Workforce Development (WISC)
    • Other


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