Although open until filled, priority application date is July 5, 2019.As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years. The Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity has an outstanding opportunity for a Recruiter/Academic Advisor. Under the supervision of the CAMP Director, the Recruiter/Academic Advisor will engage in recruiting and advising Migrant/Seasonal Farmworker (MSFW) students to the University of Washington, College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP). The Recruiter/Academic Advisor will represent University of Washington (UW) CAMP at campus, local and national events. The Recruiter/Advisor will serve as the primary liaison between prospective UW CAMP students, their parents, and statewide community organizations and agencies that serve the MSFW population.This position requires an empathetic approach when recruiting migrant/seasonal farmworkers. The position requires constant follow up with students and their families. This position also requires forming and maintaining a collaborating relationship with agricultural employers, migrant education programs, community organizations and agencies, as well as other CAMP programs in the state. This position also requires extensive travel for recruitment and outreach purposes.RESPONSIBILITIES:The position requires extensive travel throughout the state of Washington. Recruits CAMP-eligible students and confirm their Migrant Seasonal Farm Worker (MSFW) status and assist them with the university's application process, registration and financial aid. Visits students and families in off-worksite locations. Serves as liaison between UW CAMP and the Washington K-12 Migrant Education Programs (MEP) and cooperating community agencies. Support Dare to Dream(D2D) Program Manager with D2D week of activities. Coordinates day-to-day recruiting and outreach activities including efforts at non-traditional locations such as wineries, ranches, churches, community centers, and social gathering locations. Arranges campus visits. Gathers and disseminates information on student resources available at institution, local and national level. Gathers and disseminates information about local agencies that will serve participants and/or their families. Stays current with UW recruitment information, as well as academic and advising requirements. Maintain a partnership with the UW Admissions Office and the MOR team. Maintains student data and records; produces spreadsheet reports tracking potential CAMP students. Assists the Director in developing and implementing recruitment and outreach plans. Works with the CAMP Adviser in advising first-year CAMP students; monitors their academic performance and informs the Director of student concerns and recommends strategies for improvement beyond the first year of college. Assists students in developing Individualized Career Plans, academic placement and career assessment, financial aid information and arrangement of tutoring and supplemental instruction. Assists students in planning their selection of courses. Provide additional academic support to CAMP students that are placed on academic warning/probation through facilitating bi-monthly meetings. Assists students with their special needs; assists faculty, administrators, staff and parents in recognizing these needs. Refers students who require more specialized counseling to appropriate departments on campus or agencies in the community. Stays current with academic and advising requirements. Plan and execute the CAMP summer parent and student orientation for the incoming class of CAMP scholars. Meets regularly with the Director; participates in on-going planning and evaluation activities of the CAMP Program. Prepares and maintains CAMP forms and other documents related to participants. Assists with the gathering of data for annual reports on special areas of responsibility as requested by the Director and/or Principal Investigator. Assists the Director and Adviser with events and services intended to retain students. Assists with planning and implementing staff development activities. Participates in regularly scheduled staff meetings. Assists with other OMA/D services as requested by Director. Travels and participates in regional, state and/or national conferences sponsored by the US Department of Education and the Office of Migrant Education, as the budget may allow. Other duties as assigned. Lead Responsibilities: Recruit students who are eligible for the College Assistance Migrant Program. Gather the documentation necessary to prove the student qualifies for the federally funded CAMP Program designed to serve migrant/seasonal farmworker college students.REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree in Education, Counseling, Social Work, Communications or related field. Two (2) to three (3) years work experience with MSFW, under-represented, low-income, and/or first-generation college students; outreach and recruitment experience for an institution of higher education; a passion for serving the MSFW population (students and their families); interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy; assessment, planning, facilitation and advocacy skills; skills in monitoring student performance; knowledge of college and university admissions processes; knowledge of college financial aid process; ability to work successfully with students, parents and university staff; ability to plan, schedule and perform a variety of technical duties for the program; ability to prepare correspondence and reports; learn, apply, and explain policies, procedures, rules, and regulations of federally-funded program; knowledge of college and community resources for MSFW individuals; computer database experience; excellent written and verbal communication skills; Bi-cultural/Bilingual (English/Spanish).Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.DESIRED EXPERIENCEMaster's DegreeApplication Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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