Latino/a/x Outreach Programs Coordinator

Southern Oregon University
February 10, 2023
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Offerd Salary:$50,000
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Contract Type:Open-ended
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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number A00519

SOU Land Acknowledgement

We want to take this moment to acknowledge that Southern Oregon University is located within the ancestral homelands of the Shasta, Takelma, and Latgawa peoples who lived here since time immemorial. These Tribes were displaced during rapid Euro-American colonization, the Gold Rush, and armed conflict between 1851 and 1856. In the 1850s, discovery of gold and settlement brought thousands of Euro-Americans to their lands, leading to warfare, epidemics, starvation, and villages being burned. In 1853 the first of several treaties were signed, confederating these Tribes and others together – who would then be referred to as the Rogue River Tribe. These treaties ceded most of their homelands to the United States, and in return they were guaranteed a permanent homeland reserved for them. At the end of the Rogue River Wars in 1856, these Tribes and many other Tribes from western Oregon were removed to the Siletz Reservation and the Grand Ronde Reservation. Today, the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Community of Oregon (https: // www. grandronde.org) and the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians (https:// www. ctsi.nsn.us/) are living descendants of the Takelma, Shasta, and Latgawa peoples of this area. We you may say I or the name of a program/department encourage YOU to learn about the land you reside on, and to join us in advocating for the inherent sovereignty of Indigenous people.

Job Title Latino/a/x Outreach Programs Coordinator Transcripts

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FTE 1.0 FTE Department Outreach and Engagement Job Location Ashland (15 A) Other Job Location Salary/Rate $50,000 (@ 1.0 FTE, non-reduced) Benefits Eligible Yes Administrative Appointment Type Renewable Position Type Regular Position Summary

The Latino/a/x Outreach Programs Coordinator plans, implements, and coordinates a range of programs that encourage Latino/a/x middle- and high- school students on a path toward higher education. they must have outstanding skills in program development and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with Latino/a/x youth and parents, high school and community college personnel, and community organizations to articulate a clear path to higher education and strong positive affiliation to SOU. Frequent travel within Southern Oregon is required.

Diversity Statement

Southern Oregon University is a welcoming community committed to inclusive excellence and the celebration of diversity. Without diversity, our educational process is diminished. Working together in support of our commitment to diversity, we strengthen and enrich our role as learners, educators and members of a tightly connected global community. We encourage those who share in our commitment to diversity, to join our community and we expect all our employees to demonstrate an ability and desire to create an inclusive campus community.

Minimum Classification Qualifications

– Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university – Strong interpersonal and communications skills – Experience working with underrepresented populations and students of color – Oregon Driver's License and clean driving record – Ability to effectively use word processing, spreadsheet and database software – Bilingual/Bicultural (Spanish)

Preferred Qualifications

– Experience successfully coordinating classes, workshops, and special events – Experience in recruiting, selecting, and training student mentors/leaders, particularly Latino/a/x students and students of color

– Master's Degree in Education, Higher Education Administration, or related fields

– Supervision experience

This position must possess and maintain a current, valid Driver License. Yes This position is designated as a critical, security-sensitive or safety- sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal Background Check. Yes Supervisory Responsibilities, if applicable Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Excellent communication skills; ability to effectively communicate information in a clear and understandable manner. • Ability to work with a high level of productivity and accuracy/attention to detail. • Excellent organizational and time management skills. • Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere in and outside the University with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds. • Ability to adapt to and work effectively in a heavily bureaucratic environment which requires regular interaction with a number of levels within the organization. • Working knowledge, or ability to quickly learn, university infrastructure, policies and procedures. • Demonstrated ability to secure external funding support for educational programs; • Demonstrated experience using multiple forms of electronic communication; • Demonstrated ability to adapt to a changing technological environment • Strong interpersonal and communications skills; • Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication, including effective use of electronic (traditional and web-based) and printed mass media; • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision and manage competing time demands; • General ability to use common computer software/ability to effectively use word processing, spreadsheet, and database software, as well as proficiency with information technology, web sites and social media; • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse audiences and to build community around culturally relevant programming; • A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Special Conditions

•Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development. •Must be able to work additional hours and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis. •Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check. •Under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): -Position classification defined as “exempt” are not subject overtime •The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the Oregon Revised Statues and is required to comply with the requirements set forth by the Oregon department of Human Services.

Notice to Prospective Employees Section 485 of the Higher Education Act, and The Federal Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990 (now referred to as the “Clery Act”),requires that prospective employees be notified of the availability of SOU's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report provides the annual statistics and campus policies for the reporting of and responding to campus crimes and fires; access to campus facilities; conduct code and campus policies on use, possession and sale of drugs/alcohol; and educational/information programs to inform the campus community about campus security procedures and crime prevention.

An electronic copy of the Annual Security Report (ASR)can be accessed at the following link: https: // inside.sou.edu/assets/security/AnnualCrimeReportFinal.pdf. A physical copy of the ASR is available at no charge upon request. To request a copy please visit the Campus Public Safety Office at 382 Wightman Street, Ashland OR 97520. For more information call 541-552-6258, or email [email protected]

Physical Demands

Normal office activities, such as sitting/standing at a computer, answering a phone, move or transport up to 25 lbs, and interacting with students, faculty, patrons, and the public.

Posting Date 12/30/2022 Application must be received by for priority consideration 02/10/2023 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 03/06/2023 Work Hours Contact Name for Applicant Questions Human Resource Services Contact Email [email protected] Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.sou.edu/postings/10812

Job Duties

Duties

Manage and direct Latino/a/x Outreach Program data collection and analysis, and tracking of student participation and metrics. Create, assess, and improve program evaluations and schedule for evaluation dissemination and collection. Ensure program feedback incorporates input from a cross-section of those served (students, parents, instructors, volunteers). Manage Pathway Program Site Coordinators' timelines and activities to track student data (attendance, GPA, extra-curricular participation, year-over-year increase of Latino/a/x students who obtain degree credit). Track and update high school graduation rates and post-secondary enrollment/graduation/persistence among program participants and identify short- and long-term trends. Analyze data collected, evaluate effectiveness and appropriateness of Latino/a/x programming, and make recommendations for program improvement. Develop additional metrics for evaluating program effectiveness, provide timely updating of results on an ongoing basis. Support program activity and outcome tracking for reporting to funders and partners.

Percent of total time 25 Duties

Support Pirates/Bulldogs/Hornets to Raiders programs. Strengthen and expand programs by cultivating and maintaining relationships with school district personnel, parents and community members, as well as students in targeted middle and high schools. Provide support and guidance for site coordinators. Attend community events oriented toward underrepresented populations and collaborate with regional schools and community organizations working to increase college-going behavior, early credits opportunities, and grow underrepresented enrollment long-term in precollege programs.

Prepare and support SOU students to serve as mentors in Latino/a/x Pathway Programs.

Percent of total time 30 Duties

Support the coordination of precollege Latino/a/x-outreach events: plan curriculum; schedule dates and reserve facilities; identify and recruit workshop presenters; Develop brochures, posters, social media to support external communication about Latino/a/x programming; arrange logistics including food and transportation as needed. Plan and teach multiple tracks tailored to meet the needs of specific student groups. Plan celebration events including appropriate entertainment. Serve as on-site staff for residential camps and single-day events

Percent of total time 35 Duties

Foster and develop a strong leadership team to support pre-college programming efforts: Recruit, hire, train, and supervise college youth as counselors/mentors/ambassadors; create training manuals. Manage onboarding process for staff, including orientation and IT setup. Manage submission of IEAs, PSCs, and all required contract and payroll paperwork for Latino/a/x programs in compliance with university processes and policies.

Act as role model and mentor for staff and students. Identify and cultivate strong partnerships with leaders both within and external to the University who relate well with target underserved populations, to incorporate them as planners, presenters and role models.

Percent of total time 5 Duties

In collaboration with Director of Outreach& Engagement and Latino/a/x Outreach team:

  • Set goals, outcomes, and dates for Latino/a/x pre-college programming.
  • Manage planning committee meetings and program logistics.
  • Ensure that program operations are executed efficiently in a manner that balances excellence with fiscal responsibility.
  • Support Director of Outreach & Engagement to provide accuracy in grant requests and final reports. Ensure grant objectives are met
  • Percent of total time 5

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