FW: Open Positions

Melissa Ponder (mponder@edcc.ctc.edu)
Thu, 8 May 1997 09:36:18 -0700

>Please take time to look over these three new positions opening at Oregon
>State University. If you are not interested, please pass on to someone
>who might be. These are brand new positions and the job descriptions
>were developed totally by students and students are a major voice on the
>search committees.
>Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about these
>* * * * * * * * * *
>Janet Seiko Nishihara e-mail: nishihaj@ucs.orst.edu
>Academic and Counseling Coordinator voice: (503) 737-3928
>Educational Opportunities Program
>Oregon State University
>Corvallis, Oregon 97331-6406
>Education Office Coordinators
>Oregon State University is conducting searches for three highly-motivated,
>innovative, and dedicated professionals to lead three newly-created
>Offices that will serve the needs of the Asian/Pacific American, Latino-a/
>Hispanic/Chicano-a communities (Casa Educacional), and
>(Ujima). Positions are full-time, administrative, Professional rank, and
>a Bachelor's degree and two years experience in issues facing these
>A masters degree, experience in post-secondary education and administrative
>desired. Submit letter of interest, resume, names, phone numbers and
>institutional affiliations of three professional references, and statement
>page maximum) describing your philosophy of education and how it will serve
>well as a coordinator. Salary $30,000-34,000. Applications accepted
>June 2, 1997.
>The Asian/Pacific American (A/PA) Coordinator is responsible for the office
>charged with increasing the recruitment, retention, and academic performance
>students of Asian and/or Pacific Islander heritage. The coordinator will
>provide educational and cultural information to students, the OSU and
>surrounding communities.
>Responsibilities: plan/organize/implement recruitment/retention programs;
>provide academic counseling/advising and develop academic success programs,
>support and scholarship resources; develop student leadership skills; serve
>cultural education/information resource; serve as advocate and liaison
>students and other University offices and community to create a welcoming
>supportive environment for A/PA students; collaborate with education office
>coordinators and student organizations of other ethnic communities; manage
>A/PA Education Office, its students and support staff.
>Submit to Dr. Patti Sakurai, Chair; A/PA Education Office Search; c/o Ethnic
>Studies Department; Strand Ag Hall; Oregon State University; Corvallis, OR
>(541) 737-5743.
>Casa Educacional Coordinator. Responsible for management of the office
>with increasing recruitment/retention/academic performance of students of
>Latino-a/Hispanic/Chicano-a heritage. The coordinator will provide
>and cultural information to students, the OSU and surrounding communities.
>office will enhance student progress at OSU, provide educational services,
>serve as a cultural and information source for the community and schools.
>coordinator will have a commitment to educate all people about Latino-a/
>Hispanic/Chicano-a cultures and values.
>Responsibilities: manage the Casa Educacional; mentor students and support
>staff; provide academic counseling/support; facilitate student/family
>transitions to college life/university environment; plan/organize/implement
>programs to serve students and campus community; assist in recruitment and
>retention of Latino-a/Hispanic/Chicano-a students; develop programmatic
>of academic progress/successful graduation; advocate for students and make
>referrals to academic, financial, and personal support programs; serve as
>liaison between students and OSU faculty; and collaborate with education
>coordinators and ethnic student organizations.
>Submit to Angelo Gomez, Chair; Casa Educacional Office Search; c/o AAEO;
>Admin. Serv.; Oregon State University; Corvallis, OR 97331; (541) 737-0869.
>Ujima Coordinator. Responsible for the management and performance of office
>charged with increasing the recruitment, retention and academic performance
>African/African-American (A/AA) students. The coordinator will provide
>educational and cultural information to students, the OSU and surrounding
>Responsibilities: plan, organize and implement programs to recruit students
>A/AA descent; serve as a student advocate; conduct outreach to high schools
>community colleges; advocate for athletes; organize annual campus-wide
>event; conduct annual A/AA student support for transition to college;
>collaborate with education office coordinators and ethnic student
>build scholarship files for students of A/AA descent and work with students
>pursue scholarship opportunities; active involvement in the A/AA communities
>and off the campus; cultivate student internships.
>Submit to Dr. Larry Griggs; Chair, Ujima Education Office Search; c/o
>Affairs Office; Kerr Admin. Services.; Oregon State University; Corvallis,
>(541) 737-3924.
>OSU is an AA/EEO employer and has a policy of being responsive to

Melissa S.K. Ponder
NW Center for Equity and Diversity
20000 68th Ave. W.
Lynnwood, WA
FAX 206-640-1124

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