Dynamic Position serving underrepresented students at the ALANA (Asian, Latino, African, Native American) Student Center at the University of Vermont.
Join a passionate and committed team dedicated to ALANA and multiracial student success in higher education.
University of Vermont
Retention and Assessment Specialist
The University of Vermont is seeking a Retention and Assessment Specialist, who will report to the Director of the ALANA (ASIAN, LATINO, AFRICAN, NATIVE AMERICAN) Student Center (ASC). This position provides leadership and coordination to the Summer Enrichment Scholar’s Program (SESP), a summer bridge program for incoming ALANA, first generation and modest income first year students. The Specialist will hire, train and supervise the program staff and facilitate year round cohort activities for SESP participants. They will create and direct assessments efforts for the ASC including: prepare yearly surveys; maintain data collection; assist in staff assessment responsibilities; present assessment data; support creation of annual report. Co-teach a one credit ASC class as well as provide student advising, counseling and programming. The ability to liaise with Alumni Relations to implement a co-sponsored networking event and collaborate broadly with campus partners is critical. The Specialist will take part in institutional representation with the Division and administration on committees, work groups and other organizational bodies.
Bachelor’s degree in Student Personnel or higher education related field and 2 years related experience required. Master’s degree preferred. Must demonstrate commitment to diversity, social justice and fostering a collaborative multicultural environment. Qualified individual must have experience serving diverse racial and ethnic student populations; proven assessment capability; strong programming background; counseling and/or teaching individuals and groups. Effective organizational and communication skills (written and oral) required. Working collaboratively and effectively with a wide range of University personnel, students, community and the public is important. Must show evidence of commitment to fostering a collaborative multicultural environment.
Please apply with cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to req. # S093PO at www.uvmjobs.com
The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further these goals.
Occasional overtime/weekend hours required, External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees