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Iowa State University Multicultural Student Success - Ivy College of Business in Ames, Iowa

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Position Title:Multicultural Student Success - Ivy College of Business

Job Group:Professional & Scientific

Required Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications:Master’s degree in related/supporting field of studyExperience in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion work in a higher education/professional settingExperience demonstrating an understanding of student recruitment, financial aid, academic advising or closely-related student servicesExperience and proficiency with data and student information systems to be used for assessment, reporting, and communication

Job Description:

The Undergraduate Programs Office within the Debbie and Jerry Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University is accepting applications for a candidate to fill the job profile Multicultural Student Success who will serve as the lead advocate and contact for multicultural business students, as well as maintain a small academic advising load of students in specific multicultural programs (APEX, MVP, GWC) and other business students in learning communities. Primary duties include relevant student programming activities (including advising the Ivy Multicultural Business Network and other multicultural group organizations as needed), retention and graduation efforts, collaboration with other like-tasked staff/units in the College (and across campus), and supporting efforts in retention funding initiatives (emergency grants, success grants, etc.) as needed.

To better integrate a multicultural focus into the undergraduate recruitment process, this person will also assist with outreach, recruitment, yield, and retention activities for prospective Ivy multicultural business students, closely collaborating with the Ivy Undergraduate Recruitment Coordinator and Scholarship Coordinator. Other tasks will include serving on related DEI committees and work groups and contributing to Ivy Undergraduate Programs Office activities while serving students and faculty in the Ivy College of Business.

The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills along with an understanding of relevant issues and concerns of multicultural students at a PWI, the ability to successfully communicate professionally in multiple formats (written, virtual, etc.), and possess strong computer skills to navigate and utilize student information systems and produce relevant data/reports. The candidate should also possess knowledge of student development and social justice issues, the ability to solve problems and resolve conflicts, and the ability to work well within a team and with a diverse group of individuals in roles within Ivy and across campus.

Appointment Type:Regular

Number of Months Employed Per Year:12 Month Work Period

Time Type:Full time

Pay Grade:PS807

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae2) Letter of Application/Cover LetterIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Original Posting Date: May 4, 2021

Posting Close Date:May 19, 2021

Job Requisition Number:R4760

Iowa State University ( is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities ( AAU ), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 30,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community ( .

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email .

If you have questions about the application process please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485 . Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485 . TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942 .

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