Academic and Career Programming Coordinator

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The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report isavailable online at jeid-631656c92a0199449a22e34f306eab53 Academic and Career Programming CoordinatorJob no: 526034Work type: Officer of AdministrationLocation: Eugene, ORCategories: Academic Advising/SupportDepartment: Tykeson College and CareerAdvisingAppointment Type and Duration: Regular,OngoingSalary: $50,000 – $55,000 per yearCompensation Band: OS-OA05-Fiscal Year2020-2021FTE: 1.0Application Review BeginsFebruary 15, 2021; position open until filledSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsTo be considered for this position, please upload the followingdocuments with your online application:A resumeA cover letter highlighting how your knowledge, skills andexperience qualify you for the requirements, competencies, andqualifications outlined in the job posting.The names of at least three professional references, theire-mail addresses, and telephone numbersResponse to the following supplemental question (750 words orless):Describe a time when you played a leadership role in developingand/or implementing a strategic project or program. How did youaddress diversity, equity, and inclusion in your work?Department SummaryThe Division of Undergraduate Education and Student Success (UESS)promotes academic excellence, universal access, engagement andachievement for the student scholar. UESS programs focus on theeducational trajectory of the student by providing opportunitiesand services essential for progress toward scholastic objectivesand intellectual development. UESS departments and programs servethe entire population of UO undergraduate students and partnerclosely with other campus units to support student success andengagement.The College of Arts and Sciences has nearly 50 departments andprograms, spanning the Humanities, Natural Sciences, and SocialSciences, and comprises about two-thirds of all faculty, graduatestudents, and undergraduate majors on campus.Position SummaryAt the University of Oregon, Academic and Career Advisorscollaborate with students to help them achieve their personalgoals, academic potential, and professional success. Ourcoordinated approach to advising strives to be student-centered,caring, holistic, inclusive, and culturally aware.Advisors specialize in one of six thematic collections of majorscalled “Flight Paths” which are designed to better advise andcommunicate to students the many academic and career pathsavailable at the University of Oregon. Under the supervision of theCollege and Career Advising Associate Director, the Academic andCareer Programming Coordinator in Tykeson Hall serves as anadministrative leader on the team to coordinate specialized andstrategic academic and career advising programming for the sixflight paths. The coordinator also works alongside academic andcareer advisors to provide integrated academic and career advising,services, and activities to assist students with academic and/orcareer planning.Tykeson Advisors and Coordinators are cross-trained to advisestudents who are at various stages in their academic career, froman integrated first-year experience to major and career explorationand selection. Advisors are focused on promoting student success,retention, and completion. They use tools and resources to gaingeneral knowledge of UO majors, and also specialize in a FlightPath to better counsel students and provide information about themany academic and professional options available that areconsistent with their interests, abilities, and passions. Advisorswill help students develop academic and career plans and goals, andleverage available resources to achieve academic success. They workin a fast-paced, drop-in and appointment-based office settingdelivering advising services on a year-round basis in bothone-on-one and group settings.In collaboration with the Director for College and Career Advisingand the Associate Director, Coordinators will also work withdepartmental, program, and advising leaders to implement a newframework for integrated academic and career advising, developstrong referral practices, and promote the dissemination ofinformation and advising practices.Coordinators must be able to work with first-generation, lowincome, underrepresented, international, and transfer students.They must be skilled in addressing the needs of re-entry students,students in crisis, and students experiencing scholasticdifficulty.Coordinators must exhibit professionalism and collegiality in ateam environment, and the ability to create a welcoming, inclusive,accessible, and professional atmosphere in the office. This personmust exhibit cultural humility and agility, with the ability andcommitment to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.Minimum RequirementsBachelor’s degree.Four years’ experience in a college, university, counseling orsimilar setting providing academic advising, advising support,student services, career counseling, or counseling.Professional CompetenciesA broad working knowledge of student developmentprinciples.Ability to develop, implement, and assess specialized advisingprograms/services.Ability to use data and professional literature to guidepractice.Understanding of issues facing diverse groups (e.g.low-socioeconomic, first-generation, underrepresented students ofcolor, non-traditional, and under-prepared individuals).Strong written and oral communication skills.Ability to set operational goals from strategicplans.High-level organizational skills with the ability to prioritizeand multi-task effectively in a fast-paced, detail-oriented andtime-sensitive environment.Ability to attend to details and pursue quality inaccomplishing tasks.Ability to recognize situations that warrant initiative andmoves forward without hesitation; resolving issues, problems, orsituations.Ability to anticipate next steps and executeindependently.Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite (or similar).Ability to produce professional correspondence, documents, datareports, and presentations.Ability to work collegially and collaboratively with diverseinternal and external constituencies.Knowledge of university policies and procedures.Preferred QualificationsA master’s degree in education, counseling, studentservices/student affairs, higher educationleadership, or related field.Experience in leadership of special projects, project teams,staff, and or students.Experience in program coordination and development in acollege/university environment.Ability to work effectively with stakeholders and buildpartnerships.Knowledge of university systems and structures.FLSA Exempt: YesAll offers of employment are contingent upon successfulcompletion of a background inquiry.The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefitspackage to eligible employees, including health insurance,retirement plans and paid time off. 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