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Job Details: Hispanic Student Center Advisor

Job Title:

Hispanic Student Center Advisor

Submitted on:

August 6, 2021

Salary:

Commensurate with experience

Start Date:

August 23, 2021

Contract:

12 month, non-exempt

Job Summary:

The Hispanic Student Center Advisor will report directly to the Director of Hispanic Student Center. The Advisor will work daily with Hispanic students to ensure they have the tools, resources, and skills necessary for academic success. The Advisor will communicate with students daily to identify and follow up on any issues that may arise. The Advisor will become a community liaison who shares Hispanic Student Center resources and successes. The Advisor will partner with Hispanic Student Center Staff to ensure that all resources are available to Hispanic students.

Qualifications:

• Familiarity with Windows and Mac OS computer systems.
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office 365 software, Outlook, word processing, database, and presentation software.
• Strong interpersonal and soft skills.
• Availability requirements are condition of employment.
• Ability to speak/read Spanish is preferred.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s Degree; preferably in Math, English or Science related field.

Responsibilities:

• Assist Center Director with the selection, hiring, and evaluation of all Center staff.
• Ensure Center is consistently available according to designated operating hours.
• Responsible for the overall cleanliness and organization of the Center.
• Network/coordinate with the appropriate, assigned University faculty/staff to develop a program of study for individual Hispanic students based on identified needs and major.
• Track student’s academic progress and goal achievement on an ongoing basis to resolve any concerns that may arise.
• Foster an overall environment of encouragement, support, and inclusivity.
• Network and coordinate with appropriate University departments to provide training, workshops, and necessary services to retain and promote Hispanic student success.
• Assist Center Director with community engagement events and foster relationships throughout the local areas.
• Network with local area and regional high school/community college counselors to promote our services and community support for Hispanic students at OPSU.
• Occasional travel is required.
• Must have a strong work ethic and lead by example.
• Must be a professional, credible and respected representative of the institution internally and in the community
• Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially responsible
• Must be able to lift more than 20-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
• Can be exposed to a variety of weather conditions for periods of time.
• Ability to communicate in a courteous manner
• Other duties as assigned by Director of Hispanic Student Center or designee.

The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Applicant Must Submit:

  • Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Three References, current addresses and phone numbers
  • All College Transcripts (unofficial)
  • Completed Consent & Disclosure form for pre-employment background check (available here)
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If you are applying for more than one position, please submit a separate application packet for each position, being sure that your cover letter addresses the specific requirements for the position for which you are applying. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All OPSU applicants must also submit a completed Consent and Disclosure form for a pre-employment background check. Forms are available below.

OPSU conducts background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check and/or a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.

Oklahoma Panhandle State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and veterans status in its programs and services.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

  • Rene Ramon, Section 504/ADA (disabilities),
    Office ML 107B, Telephone: 580.349.1556;
  • Dana Collins, Discrimination (race, color, national origin, age, and veterans status), Title IX (sex),
    Office: SL 125, Telephone: 580.349.1574.


For additional information and/or to respond, contact:

Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ.
Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 430
Goodwell, OK 73939
Telephone: 580-349-2611
Fax: 580-349-2302
E-mail to opsu.jobs@opsu.edu