Student Diversity Coordinator

K-State Salina seeks a Student Diversity Coordinator. This position provides leadership and direction for international students, underrepresented students, disabled students and non-traditional students in seeking academic resources, connecting with the campus, and providing cultural/educational events targeted specifically for the various groups.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

Duties of this position include leadership and direction for international, disabled, non-traditional and military students. This position is responsible for documenting disabilities, coordinating accommodations for documented disability needs, developing and oversight of orientations for new non-traditional students, veterans and international students, and will work in collaboration with other Student Life members to provide programming activities, cultivate campus and non-campus mentors, work with the Multicultural Student Union and the Multicultural Connection Committee to provide diversity opportunities for students, staff and faculty, and coordinate opportunities to partner with other colleges/universities’ diversity, veteran, and non-traditional events.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Three years of college experience in a student services capacity
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet people easily and adjust quickly to varying situations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of individuals
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Strong social skills
  • Ability to travel
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree
  • Admissions experience
  • K-State Graduate
  • ISIS software knowledge
  • Talisma software knowledge

Salary

$40,000 -$45,000 Depending on Qualifications

Application Process

Send a cover letter, resume, contact information for three current, professional references with phone numbers and e-mail addresses, official college transcripts and a one page essay of ‘Why you believe you would be a good candidate for this position’ to the attention of Jess Simpson, Search Committee Chair, at jwswc07@ksu.edu.

Screening of applications will begin July 9, 2014 and continues until the position is filled.

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Kansas State University encourages diversity among its employees.

Background check is required.