UNDERGRADUATE DIVERSITY SERVICES PROGRAM MANAGER
|Req #: ||141707 |
|Department: ||MICHAEL G. FOSTER SCHOOL OF BUSINESS |
|Appointing Department Web Address: ||http://foster.uw.edu/diversity |
|Job Location: || Seattle Campus |
|Posting Date: ||01/24/2017 |
|Closing Info: || Open Until Filled |
|Salary: ||Salary is commensurate with education and experience. |
| The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoy outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. |
The UW's Michael G. Foster School of Business ranks among the top business schools in the United States. Founded in 1917, the School has graduated more than 50,000 alumni. Each year about 2,500 students enroll in our undergraduate and graduate programs, and over 1,000 participate in Executive Education. In all our programs, we are committed to delivering a transformational learning experience. We are continually revising our curriculum to make it more relevant to the real world of business and the challenge of managing in a global economy driven by technological change. With our many corporate partners in the Seattle areaa region known for its entrepreneurial spirit and leading companies like EY, Microsoft, Starbucks, Boeing, Nordstrom, Costco and Amazon.comwe can offer our students exceptional opportunities to learn from many of the world's most successful companies.
The Michael G. Foster School of Business Undergraduate Programs is committed to the recruitment and retention of a diverse student body. To this end, Undergraduate Diversity Services (UDS) seeks a UDS Program Manager/Counseling Services Coordinator to implement existing and design new diversity recruitment and retention initiatives at the Foster School of Business. The UDS Program Manager is responsible for cultivating the pipeline of diverse undergraduate students coming to the UW and the Foster School of Business. This position works to positively impact the University's diversity initiatives as well as reputation within Seattle and the business community.
Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Diversity and Recruitment, the UDS Program Manager will implement a broad spectrum of activities and services under the umbrella of Undergraduate Diversity Services. Important aspects of the work include development and holistic counseling, attention to detail, and frequent contact with the University's administrative system. This position manages the Foster Business Educational Opportunity Program (BEOP) and all interactions with Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity BEOP liaisons. This position requires the use of sound judgment and thorough understanding of Foster Undergraduate Program admission requirements and available student services. The position requires an understanding of Foster, OMA&D and the UDS mission to provide a wide range of educational services to pre-business major/current Foster students.
This position cultivates the pipeline of diverse undergraduate students coming to the UW and the Foster School of Business. This position works to positively impact the University's diversity initiatives as well as reputation within Seattle and the business community.
The following responsibilities support these programs
Business Educational Opportunity Program (BEOP)
UDS Academic Retention/Community Building Initiatives Program
ALVA Business Internship Program
Business Bridge Program
ADVISING & STUDENT CONTACT
Counsel and advise prospective students on Foster Admission
Develop and lead curriculum design and implementation to help attract and retain high caliber students from under represented populations to Foster Undergraduate programs.
Analyze data related to student progress and engagement; respond and/or intervene as appropriate to facilitate retention of students who are experiencing difficulties or not making satisfactory progress.
Review, evaluate and make recommendations on student applications for UDS pipeline programs, Foster admissions & scholarships.
Coordinate strategic touch points with Foster Affinity Student Organizations
RECRUITMENT AND COMMUNITY BUILDING
Design and administer on-campus BEOP activities
Plan and implement UDS open houses and community building events
Coordinate UDS alumni events
Act as liaison with UW OMA&D EOP Academic Counseling.
Lead on-campus recruitment, outreach, academic retention and community building programming
Lead BEOP scholarship selections while serving on Foster Undergraduate Scholarship Committee.
Supervise student employees and volunteers.
Manage and oversee program's budget.
Develop and administer reports to donors and corporate sponsors.
Business Educational Opportunity Program (BEOP)
Undergraduate Diversity Services (UDS) Academic Retention Program/Community Building Programs
ALVA Internship Program
Business Bridge Programs
This position supervises 1-2 student interns and event volunteers who supports all Foster Undergraduate recruitment, diversity initiatives and community building activities
For detailed information on Benefits for this position click here.
| Bachelor's Degree AND at least three years experience in student services, recruitment, and student counseling/advising, or related experience. |
Experience advising students with a range of educational backgrounds including underrepresented populations.
Must have significant experience creating, implementing, managing and evaluating large-scale programs.
Self-starter with a get-it done attitude and collaborative disposition.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to present information succinctly to individuals and groups; experience with public speaking.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and work a flexible schedule with some evening and/or weekend work.
Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environments plus an ability to set and meet goals and adapt quickly to changing priorities.
Must be able to work professionally and effectively communicate across various demographics within community organizations, high schools, colleges and the business community (e.g. the Dean and Foster School Leadership, students, alumni, faculty, staff, business partners, and donors.
Experience using computer programs such as MS Word, Access, Excel.
Must be comfortable with data and proficient with computer technology.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
| Master's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. |
Experience with recruitment of students as related to a competitive program.
Experience creating marketing materials.
Experience autonomously planning events.
Familiarity with the administrative structure of a large university, facilitation and/or teaching experience, bilingual, experience working with underserved communities.
|CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:|
| Flexibility with work hours - evening and weekends are often required. |
Flexible and available for travel as needed.
Occasionally lift 30 lbs. and stand for long periods of time at events.
Washington state driver's license.
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Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.