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Madison, Wisconsin
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Bachelor Degree

Office of Student Inclusion & Involvement Program Coordinator

The OSII Academic Support & Program Coordinator is a vital role on the Office of Student Inclusion and Involvement Leadership Team. Under the leadership of the Assistant Director of Student Inclusion and Involvement, the OSII Academic Support & Program Coordinator is responsible for the leadership and coordination of the Multicultural Student Achievement Program (MSAP).

The Multicultural Student Achievement Program (MSAP) serves traditionally underrepresented students (students of color, LGBTQ+, low-income, first-generation, and undocumented students) at Edgewood College through academic, social, cultural, and leadership support. MSAP's ultimate goals are to assist traditionally underrepresented students with their transition into college and to aid in their retention and ultimately their graduation from Edgewood College.

The Multicultural Student Achievement Program (MSAP) provides students with academic support, including bi-weekly study tables and access to tutors in various subject areas. This program encourages co-curricular enrichment through monthly workshops to promote self-advocacy, leadership development and civic engagement in students. In addition, we work to cultivate community engagement through monthly dinners and social events to help students feel supported to thrive during their time at Edgewood College.

Additional job functions will include constituency-based support, advocacy, and outreach to underrepresented students and attending OSII sponsored major events and programs.

This is a 12-month position; evening and weekend hours are required, depending on programs and events.


Multicultural Student Achievement Program (MSAP)

  • Provide daily leadership and coordination of MSAP.
  • Collaborate with Academic and Career Counselors from the Academic Success and Career Development Center (ASCDC) on the academic success and career development needs of MSAP scholars.
  • Provide or coordinate academic support opportunities to MSAP Scholars through biweekly study tables, leadership development workshops and monthly check-ins.
  • Coordinate small group settings to provide tutoring and guidance in academic skills and performance (test-taking, reading comprehension, writing skills, and other related skills).
  • Research, identify and compile academic enrichment material for MSAP students who need additional support.
  • Monitor the academic progress (e.g. academic alerts, midterm progress) of students utilizing the services of MSAP; provide support, referral and follow-up to ensure academic success.
  • Collect and assist with the assessment of both qualitative and quantitative data for MSAP scholars.
  • Cultivate, develop and oversee the MSAP Peer Mentors.
  • Organize monthly professional development workshops for the MSAP scholars.
  • Assist in the recruitment, advising and training of MSAP Peer Mentors and MSAP undergraduate interns.
  • In partnership with the Admissions Office, creatively market MSAP to prospective students.

Summer Pre-College Program

  • Serve as the Program Coordinator for the Summer Pre-College program.
  • In partnership with academic affairs, create a holistic summer curriculum that provides students with tools and resources that contribute to the success of their future college experience.
  • Coordinate or facilitate sessions that provide high school students with understanding and preparation for college.

Student Advocating & Support

  • Work directly with and provide support for underrepresented students.
  • Work to identify issues and dynamics that serve as barriers to the success and retention of MSAP scholars.
  • Research best practices and evolving trends in student services for diverse populations.


  • Generate surveys to compile data and provide assessment on the Multicultural Student Achievement Program.
  • Represent the Division of Student Development; participate in Division and College initiatives, committees and events.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 1-2 years of direct experience in assisting with diversity and inclusion programming, social justice efforts, multicultural programming, and/or student advocacy.
  • Demonstrated experience working with, and providing support for, underrepresented students, specifically students of color, first generation, low-income, undocumented, and LGBTQ+ students.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Demonstrate a high level of multicultural competence; the awareness, knowledge and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant and productive ways.
  • Knowledge of student development theories, practices or concepts.
  • Strong organizational ability, interpersonal skills, and high aptitude in oral and written communications.
  • Ability to work within a dynamic environment and a proven competence in managing multiple tasks and competing priorities.
  • Proactive and creative approach to problem solving and experience providing crisis intervention and referrals to appropriate campus and community resources.
  • Ability to gather, track and interpret data as it relates to programming and events to better assess the impact on students served and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Familiarity with and ability to uphold FERPA regulations when working with students and confidential records.

Other Qualifications:

Edgewood College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Candidates must demonstrate multicultural competence - the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations including women and racial and ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The selected candidate must actively support the mission of the College by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values - truth, compassion, justice, partnership, and community.

To apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and references to:

Edgewood College

Human Resources - OSPC

1000 Edgewood College Drive

Madison, WI 53711

E-mail: [email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer