University of Alaska Alaska Native, Indigenous, & Rural Outreach Program Coordinator in Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska Native, Indigenous, & Rural Outreach Program Coordinator

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Classification:Student Services Professional 2

Grade:Grade 78

Work type:Staff Full-time

Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage

School/Business unit:VC, Student Affairs


Categories:Student Affairs/Services

Position Summary:The Department of Residence Life at the University of Alaska Anchorage provides students with a living and learning environment that supports the academic experience. Our team is dedicated to serving the needs of students living on campus. The programs, services and activities we offer are designed to augment students' educational experiences and provide the framework for active participation in each community. In the area of leadership and involvement, resident students have a strong voice regarding campus issues through their local governing body, the Residence Hall Association and Hall Councils. Our residential learning communities connect students with people, programs and activities that support their educational goals and academic success. Our Cama-i Room provides a social gathering place, study center, and connection to community and University resources, specifically outreaching to Alaska Native, Indigenous and rural students.


10SUPERVISION - Supervise, motivate and evaluate paraprofessional staff, i.e. Indigenous & Rural Leaders (IRL) and Cama-i Room Hosts (CRH). Train staff to provide peer academic advising and academic success programs for ANIROP students, to include; peer academic advising, study skills workshops, tutoring/study lounge, and career exploration. Oversee programmatic and outreach efforts of Rural & Indigenous Leaders (IRLs) and Cama-i Room Hosts in the Cama-i Room and in the residential community.Essential

15CARE AND SUPPORT - Serve as a Campus Safety Authority. As a professional staff member, provide critical support for ANIROP students'' physical and mental health, emergency and safety support with other professional Residence Life Staff and University crisis team members. Coordinate the delivery of pro-active safety programs for ANIROP students living on-campus. Serve as a referral source for community and campus resources. 10Essential

35ANIROP SUPPORT SERVICES- Provide transition to college and continuous support services for Alaska Native and rural students living in the residential community, to include: pre-arrival and arrival survey and phone calls, transition workshops, connecting ANIROP students to leadership opportunities, providing cultural community development programs, connecting ANIROP students with faculty and academic support services, connecting ANIROP students with community members (mentors) and corporations and native organizations, and serving as a support/mentor for ANIROP students.Essential

35PROGRAM PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT FOR CAMA-I ROOM- Coordinate the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of cultural, social, academic, and recreational programs and community development activities within the Cama-i Room. Coordinate and oversee satellite office for community service agencies and University departments providing services and programs to students in the Cama-i Room. Maintain facility and University resources being used in the Cama-i Room. Administer Cama-i Room programming budget. Support other Residence Life staff in the implementation of area programs and initiatives.Essential

5STUDENT CONDUCT - Serve as a liaison for ANIROP students in the student conduct system for issues arising in the residential community addressing University student code of conduct violations, to possibly include; attending student administrative reviews as a support person, working with students through the steps of the conduct process, referring students to support resources. Maintain confidential student records.Essential


Knowledge of: Alaska Native and rural student needs and transition to college issues for stated populations; Alaska Native cultural connection, to include, cultural sensitivity, traditions, seasonal activities/events, village systems and hierarchy/social systems; student and community development strategies; safety and security issues/strategies; facility management; UAA and community resources; UAA rules and policies and student disciplinary processes; crisis assessment; emergency response/support; victim assistance/advocacy;

personal needs assessment/referral; and incident debriefing.

Skills: ability to supervise and mentor; ability to connect ANROP students with community resources, Native corporations, Native organizations and community events; excellent communication - verbal/written, including assessment for cultural and environmental, health and safety; confrontation and mediation; application of behavioral standards/policies; student program planning and organizing; leadership and team development; active listening; consulting; organizational management; staff development/training/supervision; and creativity.

Required Experience:

Required: Experience working with Alaska Native and rural populations.

Preferred: Experience working in university residential communities and experience working with Alaska Native and rural students preferred.

An understanding of the Federal Education Rights and Protection Act (FERPA) and its implications.

Typical Education or Training:

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience) required.

Position Information:

Regular, NonExempt, 10 Months per year, Grade 78, step 1, Rate per hour: $22.36.

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to non-discrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of non-discrimination available

Review Date: April 13, 2018

Advertised:21 Mar 2018Alaskan Daylight Time

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