- Serves as the primary student services point of contact for CASNR Undergraduate Scholarship Program (CUSP) Scholars attending UNL through the CUSP Program.
- Primary activities center on ensuring Scholars are culturally, socially, and academically integrated into the life of the University, and seamlessly matriculate through their program of study at UNL.
- This includes planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive programming and activities.
- Will travel to Rwanda to develop relationships with incoming students and with program partner. Liaison with UNL Office of Admissions and other campus-wide student services and academic success resources to ensure coordination of admission process as well as successful onboarding, integration, and retention of Scholars.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
- Bachelor’s degree plus two years of experience engaging with undergraduate students at a professional level (i.e. instructing, advising, recruiting, student services).
- Completion of a working, living, or studying abroad opportunity.
- Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
- Experience must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills, high degree of intercultural competency, adaptability, and problem-solving skills.
- Master’s degree.
- Experience working with students for whom English is a second language.
- Work experience in Africa.
- Demonstrated leadership in cross-cultural awareness training.
- Organizational skills.
- Ability to advise and motivate a large, diverse group of individuals.