Job Information

University of Utah Dream Center - Program Coordinator in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 06/08/2022

Requisition Number PRN30859B

Job Title Coordinator, Administrative Program

Working Title Dream Center - Program Coordinator

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Some weekends or evenings may be required.

VP Area President

Department 02204 - Dream Center

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $47,000 - $49,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Dream Center at the University of Utah is looking for a dedicated and proactive individual to support the center as program coordinator. The Dream Center in the division of Equity Diversity and Inclusion works holistically with undocumented students and mixed-status families from college access to graduation.

The program coordinator will assist the center’s efforts to provide students with a rich college experience through social engagement and academic support while preparing students for post-graduation success. The program coordinator will work closely in a collaborative environment with students, staff, faculty, partner education institutions, local communities, governmental agencies, business representatives, and the public.

This is an excellent opportunity for individuals who are seeking to polish their skills in student affair issues and support students with undocumented and first-generation backgrounds. This candidate will gain experience in the areas of program development and implementation, ally ship training, policy, law, academic success, and current research on college access and student success.

Responsibilities

Program Coordinator Duties Include:

  1. Plan, coordinate, and implement services support such as student recruitment, job skills assessment, job placement, special events
  2. Coordinate and engage in visibility of programmatic efforts in collaboration with the division of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  3. Co-Advisor to SOMOS Dreamers
  4. Plan joint events with other college departments and programs and with outside business and community representatives
  5. Create, promote, and research UndocuAlly Trainings
  6. Create, promote, and research career and job placement, career resources, employer profiles, internship, and fellowship opportunities
  7. Prepare select curriculum and facilitation as opportunities and needs arise for
  8. Co-facilitate workshops and retreats alongside Director, Program Manager, and Dream Team
  9. Provide day to day operation, tasks, and office support
  10. Serves as a key liaison for students, campus, and community in referrals to resources
  11. Assists in conducting follow-up and understanding programming needs, career opportunities, career assessments
  12. Researches best practices in supporting immigrant students in accessing fellowship, volunteer, research, and job opportunities
  13. Assists Programming Manager in collecting engagement and impact data
  14. Coordinates social media, graphics, photography, website management, and information on Dream Center website
  15. Traveling is required both on and off-campus to high schools, partner colleges, community service organization, governmental agencies, business entities, or other entities to ensure relationships and information is relayed from our Dream Center

Qualities’ Program Coordinator must bring or develop:

  • Coordinator should demonstrate sensitivity and understanding to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, academic standing, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexuality, genders, and abilities
  • Ability to design programming components and services
  • Skilled at prioritizing work, making good judgments about priorities, scheduling and completingassignments without direct supervision, and able to work on multiple assignments at one time.Able to follow through with responsibilities during times of high activity and competingdemands for time
  • Able to provide a welcoming and helpful environment for students and visitors and present apositive and professional image of the office while working in a relaxed environment
  • Develop cultural knowledge of others through cultural humility and empathy
  • Be able to identify the different support systems available on-campus and off-campus from the student population we serve
  • Indicate university policies and procedures that relate to student safety, privacy, and confidentiality
  • Understand the connections and ongoing collaborations between our Dream Center and our Division of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion amongst other campus partners
  • Experience in public speaking, assessment and preparation, oral and written communication, and program planning
  • Work independently but also work as part of the team, be able to collaborate, train, and lead.

Disclaimer

This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus one year directly related experience or equivalency required (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Demonstrated ability to work independently, analyze and make decisions related to program content. Strong coordination and organizational skills required to prioritize conflicting deadlines. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Qualifications

  • Must have an accredited degree from a 2-4-year community college or university
  • Previous work experience in student centers, community building, program building and implementation, or educational experience, counseling, community building, or advising encouraged.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, analyze and make decisions related to program content. Strong coordination and organizational skills required to prioritize conflicting deadlines. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required
  • Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description
  • The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher; Email Program; Internet and basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to work independently and in a team

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Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.