Coordinator of Minority Student Relations

Position: Coordinator of Minority Student Relations
Department: Student Services
Location: Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR
Deadline: 8/29/14
Hire Date: 10/2014

The Division of Student Services is seeking candidates for the position of Coordinator of Minority Student Relations. This is a full-time, non-tenure track, 12-month position.

The Coordinator of Minority Student Relations has responsibilities in the Department of Student Success. This position requires a master’s degree. Primary job functions and duties and responsibilities are listed below.

About Arkansas Tech University: Founded in 1909, Arkansas Tech University is rich in history and is now one of the fastest growing universities in the region. With an over 50 percent enrollment increase since 1998, the current campus population exceeds 10,000 students. Arkansas Tech University, located in Russellville, Arkansas, is situated in the heart of the Arkansas River Valley Tri-Peaks region. Nestled between the beautiful Ozark and Ouachita Mountains as well as Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville offers small town appeal with city benefits. With a population of almost 25,000, Russellville is only an hour from the capital city of Little Rock.

About the position: This full-time professional staff member will report to the Associate Dean for Student Success. As an essential member of the staff, this person will work closely with students and colleagues to develop, implement, and track all initiatives in areas of minority student retention, involvement, leadership, and support services. This staff member will be expected to present to and engage with university faculty/staff, students, community members, and related professional association members. This position includes roles in student advisement. Some night and weekend work is required to effectively administer these programs.   

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Compensation: Salary range is $30,000-$35,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications plus full benefit package including excellent health insurance, vacation, and retirement package.

How to Apply: Send a letter outlining your qualifications, a resume, and contact information for at least five professional references to Dr. Beth Giroir, Associate Dean for Student Success, Doc Bryan Student Services Building 239, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR  72801, 479-968-0309 or via email (preferred) at (AA/EOE)

Applications are due no later than August 29, 2014, at 5:00 pm. Anticipated employment start date is October 1, 2014. This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.