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Native American Student Services Coordinator, Office of Equity and Inclusion (5544)

Idaho State University
Westwood Village, ID
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May 25, 2024

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Native American Student Services Coordinator, Office of Equity and Inclusion (5544)

Pocatello - Main

Institution Information

Idaho State University, established in 1901, is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution, with a culture built on trust, compassion, stability, and hope. ISU serves over 12,000 students in Pocatello, Meridian, Twin Falls, and Idaho Falls. Students and faculty at ISU are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions. We are proud to offer exceptional academics nestled in the grand, natural beauty of the West. We invite you to apply to be a part of our University community!

The Native American Student Services (NASS) Coordinator provides student support services to current and prospective students and their families. The NASS Coordinator is responsible for maintaining the daily operations of the student center and is a critical member of the OEI leadership team. This position requires initiative, independent judgment, and discretion in developing and implementing social and academic programming centered on Native American students' experiences. This position will frequently interact with students and their families, faculty, university administration, tribal departments, and other key stakeholders.

In your cover letter, please describe in detail how you meet minimum and preferred qualifications as well as demonstrate strong and successful collaborations with tribal communities.

Key Responsibilities

● Serve as the main point of contact and resource for current and prospective students and their families, faculty, staff, and Native American communities.

● Supervise, mentor, coach, and support student employees, interns, volunteers, and students utilizing the Native American Student Center.

● Manage the NASS program calendar, including social and academic programming.

● Responsible for chairing the Indigenous People's Day planning committee, Native American Heritage Month, and other university initiatives relating to Indigenous People.

● Evaluate all NASS event programming, including collecting and analyzing data for regular reports.

● Serve as an ongoing resource to the Native American Student Council and affiliated student organizations.

● Engage with other Equity and Inclusion staff to ensure programs and services are delivered from a perspective that includes intersections of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic class, disability, and other significant aspects of individual and cultural identity.

● Develop, oversee, and prepare program budgets, budget summaries, and financial reports.

● Serve as a liaison between students, parents, colleges/universities, community agencies, tribal education, and ISU college/school/departments.

● Manages the NASS website, creating user-friendly content and tools to assist the campus community with understanding NASS programs.

● Conduct outreach to Native American Communities, including K-12 education initiatives, career days, and other relevant events.

● Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

● Bachelor's Degree from an accredited Institution.

● Minimum of 2 years experience working with student, community, or vulnerable population organizations.

● Strong collaboration skills with internal and external stakeholders.

● Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

Preferred Qualifications

● Previous experience working in a Higher Education setting

● Strong public speaking and presentation skills

● Previous experience organizing and planning events

● Training in qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis methods

Additional Information

You must submit your CV/resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references, including current contact information. This position will remain open until it is filled; however, priority consideration will be given to applications received prior to April 25, 2024. Salary will be between $51,000 - $58,000 per year, commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include comprehensive health, dental, and vision; life insurance; disability plan; employee assistance program (EAP); excellent retirement options and company contribution; and generous paid time off/sick leave accrual. All offers of employment are conditional pending the successful completion of a background investigation, provided by HireRight.

Posting Number: req2179

Type: Working 12 months per year

Position: Non-classified Staff

Division: Affirmative Action

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.


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