This position exists to increase TRIO Starting Point-Student Support Services participants', who are either first-generation, low-income or students with disabilities, retention, graduation, and transfer rates through comprehensive advising services, and assist in coordination and implementation of participant mentoring and cultural/social activities.
Bachelor's Degree in the social sciences, education or related field
Experience with diverse populations
Demonstrated self-starter with strong organizational and leadership skills
Proficient and efficiency with computer technology including Microsoft Office, e-mail, on-line databases, and internet
Demonstrates an effort to improve cultural competence and actively takes steps to include diversity training in professional development.
Master's degree in counseling, student personnel or related field
Experience with or knowledge of ESL students, low-income, first-generation students and students with disabilities
Experience working in a post-secondary institution
Experience with or knowledge of TRIO or other educational opportunity programs
Experience working in a counseling/advising position in a post-secondary institution
Experience teaching and/or teaching college-level classes and workshops grams
In order to be considered for this position, you must be in good standings with Minneapolis College.
Minneapolis College is one of the largest and most diverse two-year colleges in Minnesota, serving students in credit and noncredit programs. Minneapolis College enrolls 56% students of color. As a comprehensive public community and technical college, Minneapolis College offers 114 credentials in 44 liberal arts and career and technical programs. The College has strong ties to corporate and industry partners that help fund student scholarships, provide state-of-the-art training and equipment, and offer internship and employment opportunities to the College's graduates.
Minneapolis College is a member of the Minnesota State colleges and universities system. With 24 two year colleges and seven state universities. Minnesota State is the largest provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota and the fifth largest system of higher education in the country. Minnesota State is committed to ensuring access to an extraordinary education for all Minnesotans; being the partner of choice to meet Minnesota's workforce and community needs; and delivering to students, employers, communities and taxpayers the highest value, most affordable higher education option. The safety of all members of the MINNEAPOLISCOLLEGE campus community is of vital concern. The most recent Annual Compliance and Security Report is available on the College's website at www.minneapolis.edu/clery. Past copies of the report can be found on the MINNEAPOLISCOLLEGE Public Safety page located at www.minneapolis.edu/publicsafety .
The State of Minnesota offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance, life insurance, optional dental, short- and long-term disability, paid personal and sick leave, defined benefits and defined contribution (401 (a), retirement plans), tuition waiver for employees and dependents, and optional 457 and 403(b) retirement savings plans.
Internal Number: 1910
About Minneapolis College
Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) is a public two-year college located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. MCTC enrolls nearly 15,000 credit students annually and is an active partner in initiatives designed to strengthen the social, economic and cultural vitality of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Created in 1996, under the umbrella of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system, MCTC is the result of the merger of two institutions: a technical college with a long history of vocational education dating back to 1914 and an open-enrollment community college established in 1965. Currently, the spacious campus covers 21.6 acres of land and recent expansions include a new state-of-the-art Science Center, culinary kitchen and dining hall and outdoor plaza.