The purpose of this position is to develop, coordinate and implement student leadership and activities programming. The individual in this position will lead the effort to advise our Student Clubs and will provide a comprehensive leadership development program for students. They will find new and innovative ways to build community. The individual in this position is also responsible for advising Student Senate, the Campus Student Association recognized by Minneapolis Community and Technical College, as well as the campus' chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society. This individual is also charged with being a team member within Student Life.
Associate's degree and/or two years of relevant experience in advising college students.
Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with the internal and external college and community including students, peers, key contacts, and stakeholders.
Ability to relate to individuals and groups of students through the use of a variety of communication techniques (i.e., presentations, workshops, face-to-face, etc.), helping skills, and problem-solving skills.
Understanding and awareness of specific needs and characteristics of the assigned advising population.
Must demonstrate an ability to use analytic reasoning to identify alternative solutions and approaches to problems.
Computer skills, advanced knowledge of MS office, e-mail and internet.
Experience delivering culturally competent services to a diverse population.
Experience in a Student Life setting on a college campus.
Bachelor's degree preferred in a relevant field (higher education, student personnel, counseling, leisure activities, etc.).
Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and administer multiple activities sufficient to meet deadlines.
Ability to organize and provide diverse student life programs and services sufficient to assist the program in running smoothly.
Knowledge of multicultural student development as it relates to the various student demographics served by the college.
Demonstrated ability to work well and facilitate in team settings and other cooperative endeavors to assist the program to run smoothly
Apply online at https://minneapolistech.peopleadmin.com/ and attach a cover letter and electronic resume to your online application. Attach names and contact information of at least four (4) references, two (2) managers and (2) two professionals who can directly address your qualifications for this position. You may also attach transcripts(s) to your online application. Please detail your experience in the areas of responsibility and describe how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications on your application. Paper applications and resumes will not be considered. In order to be considered for this position, you must be in good standings with Minneapolis College.
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About MINNEAPOLIS COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE
With its 31 institutions, including 24 two-year colleges and seven state universities, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is the largest single provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota. The colleges and universities operate 54 campuses in 47 Minnesota communities and serve about 250,000 students in credit-based courses. Overall, the system produces about 33,500 graduates each year. In addition to credit-based courses, the system offers customized training programs that serve about 153,200 employees from 6,000 Minnesota businesses each year. The law creating the system was passed by the Minnesota Legislature in 1991 and went into effect July 1, 1995. The law merged the state's community colleges, technical colleges and state universities into one system. The system is separate from the University of Minnesota.