Website Fox Valley Technical College
Regular ManagementFVTC Worksite
Appleton Main CampusHours Per Week
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Fox Valley Technical College celebrates diversity, supports equity and inclusiveness, and encourages individual expression in our workplace.
Job Description Summary
This position is responsible for leading the promotion of a positive and diverse climate for both students and staff, encouraging the awareness of the value of diversity, and the development of institutional sensitivity toward under-served individuals. This position provides leadership and direction for activities that encourage and promote admission and retention of under-served, minoritized, and international students in the FVTC district. The Manager of Diversity & Inclusion Services serves as the Deputy Affirmative Action Officer for the College related to Student Affairs matters.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Develop and implement strategies to increase recruitment, enrollment, and retention of minoritized and other under-served students at Fox Valley Technical College by effectively utilizing College support services.
- Identify and establish key collaborative working relationships with K-12 school districts, local organizations whose clientele include under-served individuals, and local Native American tribes in the interest of identifying and building connections for prospective and current students.
- Lead staff and programming efforts of the Education Advocate positions, designed to recruit, and retain individuals who live in poverty both in the community and in FVTC’s Adult Education program.
- Collaborate with HR on the development of programs to attract, retain, and promote a diverse workforce for the College.
- Monitor internal and external diversity trends and legal developments impacting policy and recruitment and retention of students.
- Identify institutional practices that act as barriers to the success of marginalized and other under-served students and develop training and other responses to increase awareness and eliminate barriers.
- Utilize internal and external data and reports to identify groups of students who are least likely to complete short- or long-term goals, identify interventions designed to positively impact retention, and collaborate with appropriate college resources to deliver services.
- Identify local and regional grant opportunities and populations needing targeted assistance with recruitment and retention.
- Process and maintain all necessary grant project documentation, and complete project reports per State and other agency guidelines. In collaboration with HR and CIE provide diversity and inclusion training opportunities, activities, and/or programs for staff to recognize and value diversity and create awareness and sensitivity for issues related to diversity and inclusion.
- Supervise and coordinate recruitment activities of Hmong, Hispanic, Native and African American Cultural Advisors with the Appleton Area School District.
- Oversee the daily operations of the Diversity and Inclusion Services to include outreach activities, special events, staff coordination, and other activities designed to impact minority student success.
- Serve as Deputy Affirmation Action Officer and Civil Rights Investigation Coordinator.
SECONDARY JOB FUNCTIONS
- Provide consultation and training for college faculty, staff, and students on topics pertinent to special student populations.
- Serve as the FVTC Language Access Plan Coordinator.
- Develop and relationships with external agency representatives to support students in attaining community-based services.
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field, Master’s Degree preferred, AND
- Three years of related occupational experience in a technical or university minority services program for recruitment and retention, AND
- Five years of experience working with ethnic minority populations in education, social services, housing, or employment, including advising ethnic populations, OR
- An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired.
- Language ability in Spanish and/or Hmong preferred.
ESSENTIAL APTITUDES, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
- Ability to work effectively with administrators, faculty, support staff, students, employers, and business/community representatives.
- Commitment to student learning and student success.
- Commitment to customer service and continuous improvement.
- Commitment to the mission, purposes, and values of the college.
- Demonstrate a high level of interpersonal and communication skills.
- Success and commitment as a team player, including the ability to engage in win-win thinking and to foster consensus.
- Flexibility, including the acceptance of and willingness to change.
- Highly motivated with a strong interest in contributing to the success of this college.
- Willingness to take risks and try new things.
Pay: $72,700.00 – $116,400.00 per year.
Pay is based on a multitude of factors, including experience, qualifications, education, relevant certifications, internal equity, and market data. Note: Internal applicants’ wage will be based upon the applicable compensation structure.
FVTC strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. FVTC does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, weight or any other protected class.
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