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Academic Success and Engagement Coordinator at Pacific Univ.
 
 
 
The Academic Success and Engagement VISTA will serve Pacific University and the surrounding communities of Washington County, Oregon by focusing on education as a means of upward social mobility for historically marginalized, rural, and first generation students. Building upon Pacific’s growing set of supports for these populations (such as the AANAPISI Grant for Inclusive Student Success, the new academic coach at Pacific, and the Global Scholars program to increase study abroad), the VISTA will use a racial equity lens to assess campus and community assets and needs related to social mobility and create an infrastructure (e.g. communications, programs, and systems) to help students understand and access opportunities for engagement on and off campus that are correlated with student success. The VISTA will work externally with organizations in the community to inform and enhance Pacific’s approach, and internally with Pacific students, faculty, and staff to facilitate students’ access to programs, courses, employment, and experiential learning opportunities. In this second year of the Academic Success and Engagement program, the VISTA will conduct research, create and participate in networking and collaborative planning, and continue the development of the infrastructure needed to further support historically marginalized, rural, and first generation students. Site Specific Benefits: $500 professional development funding. $100 monthly stipend for a personal living expense such as a campus meal plan. Tuition waiver for a class in the College of Arts & Sciences. Access to athletic facilities and university library (free), and campus cultural events. Free parking and reimbursement for mileage or use of motor pool vehicle for project-related travel.
 
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Member Duties : Conduct campus and community assessment of high impact practices and engagement opportunities correlated with student success and participation. Develop communication and outreach strategy to improve student access to existing programs and supports for academic success. Provide analysis and program recommendations related to the university goal of becoming a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Identify areas of curricular opportunity or faculty development to support academic engagement. Participate in advisory and networking groups to further develop collaborative relationships, particularly with rural and Latinx communities of Washington County. Identify and implement opportunities for capacity building focused on social mobility through peer-to-peer program development and civic engagement. Work with Pacific University offices such as the Student Multicultural Center, Office of Equity Diversity, and Inclusion and others to facilitate implementation of recommendations.
 
Program Benefits : Housing ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
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Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
None
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Academic Success and Engagement Coordinator at Pacific Univ.

Program Start/End Date
10/24/2022  -   10/23/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OREGON  

Accepting Applications
From  06/30/2022  To  09/30/2022 

Contact Kendra Bowens
620 SW 5th Ave
Portland   OR   97204
2819124213
serve@oregoncampuscompact.org
http://www.oregoncampuscompact

Listing ID 113426


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