Equity Specialist Coordinator - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States

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Detailed Job Description

This position is in the established MSCD Equity Assistance Center, a three-year grant from the United States Department of Education. Equity Specialist Coordinators will coordinate with school districts, state departments of education (in a six state region), and others receiving federal funds to give technical assistance and training in the areas of civil rights, race (e.g., preventing race discrimination/harassment/isolation, bullying), gender (e.g. preventing sex discrimination/harassment, bullying), national origin (e.g., preventing discrimination/harassment, bullying and inclusive educational excellence for limited English proficient students) and educational equity (e.g., inclusive excellence of minorities and females in science, technology, engineering, mathematics). Travel though out the six state service region is required. All staff must pass background check, required by MSCD and many schools with whom staff might work. This is a 12-month position. Funding is through 30 September 2014.
Responsible for developing, implementing and coordinating training and technical assistance programs for requesting eligible clients. Coordinator will be responsible for, but not limited to, working in the areas or math, science, technology and engineering. Coordination and consulting with clients; developing contacts with Region VIII (Colorado, Montana, North & South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming), including; coordinating, developing and maintaining professional networks are expected. Coordinators will participate in website development, developing workshop trainings, and developing resources for clients (e.g., video & teleconferencing, & distance learning, online courses, virtual STEM education clearing house etc.). Record keeping and assisting in evaluation of work of the Center is expected. Must be able to work independently, develop and maintain skills to utilize technology in service delivery. Assist in developing, holding and Coordinating EAC conferences. The development of educational resource materials (print and digital) for the Center as well as clients and website.


The work of an Equity Assistance Center requires, and often demands, flexibility on the part of staff including working with other staff members to assist them as needed.

Required Qualifications

*Master's degree in Education, Sociology, Technology, Science, Mathematics, Engineering or in a related field.
*A minimum of three years full-time professional work, preferably in an education setting
*Demonstrated commitment and sensitivity to the needs of a diverse student and teaching population including non-traditional students, students of color, and students who may be second language learners.
*Commitment to the Civil Rights requirements in educational settings
*Willingness to learn and work in subject areas outside of degree field but related to Center work.

Preferred Qualifications

*Doctorate degree in Education, Sociology, Technology, Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or in a related field.
*Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative evaluation methodology.
*Excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply using the online application system, www.mscdjobs.com.

Copies of Transcripts will be required of all finalists.

Keyword Phrases

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  • President's Office
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  • Comprehensive college offering bachelor's and master's degrees
  • Multicultural Affairs and Affirmative Action
  • Program Administrators and Coordinators
  • Sponsored Programs, Grants, and Contracts
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 6/4/2012