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JOB TITLE:

Writing Pathfinder for Little River Institute|NASNTI

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Havre Montana United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The LRI/NASNTI program provides grants and other assistance to non-tribal, Native American-serving institutions, to enable institutional improvement and to expand the capacity to serve American Indian students.
The funds from this grant will be used to improve American Indian retention and degree completion through culturally appropriate models and strategies of mentoring, tutoring, teaching, and social engagement.
The Writing Pathfinder for the Little River Institute (LRI) provides support in the implementation of NASNTI grant objectives, focusing specifically on the continued development of student leadership roles, the planning and implementation of significant LRI or Sweet Grass Society programming (orientation, annual pow wow, etc.
), as well as providing tutoring support for American Indian students as needed.
The Writing Pathfinder will provide day-to-day support for the Director and the program, serving as a key resource for students seeking assistance with engagement, mentorship, and academic support.
As a representative of the Little River Institute, the Pathfinder will work closely with Little River Institute project team and university faculty to promote the successful retention and college completion of American Indian students.
Duties and Responsibilities
1.
Support the development and implementation of the programs student orientation and Peer Mentor programs;
2.
Provide mentorship for students in need of cultural, academic, or institutional guidance;
3.
Work closely with other Little River Institute project team to promote retention and degree completion among American Indian students;
4.
Provide one-on-one and small-group tutoring for American Indian students as needed, occasionally including evenings and weekends;
5.
Schedule and coordinate tutoring sessions for various courses, including: Developmental Writing, College Writing I, Elementary Technical Writing;
6.
Serve as a resource for students seeking assistance with organizational and study skills;
7.
Work cooperatively with faculty to become familiar with course material as currently presented;
8.
Work cooperatively with faculty and instructional technology staff to prepare digital tutorials for remote and on-site student use;
9.
Employ professional accepted and empirically supported best practice services;
10.
Help students define goals, plan action, and gain insight into their personal development;
11.
Serve on University committees as needed.

Required Qualifications Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
  • Bachelors degree;
  • Demonstrated ability to properly handle confidential information.


Preferred Qualifications Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
  • Advanced degree in Student Affairs Administration, Education, English, or other related field;
  • Demonstrated experience in program development and delivery;
  • Demonstrated experience in college or university student support;
  • Demonstrated experience working with Native American communities;
  • Demonstrated awareness of mental health challenges and issues among Native American college students;
  • Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to work in a dynamic environment;
  • Demonstrated sound management and organizational skills;
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work collaboratively with diverse students, faculty, and staff;
  • Demonstrated literacy and proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications.

The Successful Candidate Will

The successful candidate will join a small team committed to the success and engagement of MSU-N students.
The Writing Pathfinder will be student-focused, and the successful candidate will demonstrate content expertise anchored in cultural humility with the ability to navigate multiple teaching methodologies and learning styles.


1.
Demonstrated friendly and compassionate personality;
2.
Well-developed written and spoken communication skills;
3.
Ability to prioritize work;
4.
Ability to perform well under pressure;
5.
Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines;
6.
Ability to relate effectively with all members of the university community students, faculty, staff.

Special Requirements Physical Demands
1.
Ability to work in an office environment with or without reasonable accommodations
2.
Ability to lift up to 10 pounds
This position has supervisory duties? No
Posting Detail Information

Announcement Number
STAFF - VA - 2400014P

Number of Vacancies
1

Desired Start Date
Immediate

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Until an adequate pool is established
No

Special Instructions Summary

Quick Link for Internal Postings
https://jobs.
msun.
edu/postings/2402

Diversity Statement
Nondiscrimination Statement and Title IX Coordinator Notice Policy Statement

Montana State University-Northern (MSUN) commits to a learning and working environment that emphasizes the dignity and worth of every member of its community that is free from unlawful discrimination and harassment based upon race, color, religion, national origin, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, sex, gender, age, political ideas, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation (taken together, generally, protected-class harm).
An inclusive environment is necessary for a healthy and productive University community.

Consistent with MSUNs commitment, and with all applicable law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination or harassment, including sexual misconduct prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and will take appropriate action to prevent, resolve, and remediate the effects of protected-class harm.


The Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Policy defines and prohibits protected-class misconduct, and the Discrimination Grievance Procedures set forth the Universitys processes for addressing and resolving such reports.
The Policy and Procedures apply to all University programs and activities, including, but not limited to, admissions, athletics, instruction, grading, University housing, and University employment.
In addition, the law prohibits retaliation against an individual for opposing any practices prohibited by this Policy, for bringing or responding to a complaint of discrimination or harassment, for assisting someone with such a complaint, for attempting to stop such discrimination or harassment, or for participating in resolution of a complaint of discrimination or harassment.


Inquiries about the application of Title IX at the University and reports about all forms of protected-class discrimination and harassment should be made to the Director of Human Resources/ Title IX Coordinator:

Human Resources /Title IX

Montana State University-Northern

PO Box 7751

Havre MT 59501

Asst.
Dean of Students/ Title IX Coordinator:

Taryn Wallon

taryn.
wallon@msun.
edu

Location:

204 Student Union Building (SUB )

Tel: (406) 265.
3539

E-mail: titleixcoordinator@msun.
edu or taryn.
wallon@msun.
edu

Please note that reports can be made at any time, including during non-business hours, by using the email address or listed telephone number (and leaving a private message).


Title IX Coordinator

The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the Universitys compliance with federal and state discrimination and harassment laws, including Title IX.
The Title IX Coordinator oversees compliance with the Universitys Discrimination and Grievance Policy.
Specifically, the Title IX Coordinator:
  • Coordinates educational programs and trainings regarding discrimination and harassment prevention for students and employees;
  • Responds to and seeks to resolve reports of discrimination and harassment following the Procedures;
  • Provides information about and, if requested, assists with criminal reporting;
  • Provides information about resources for obtaining advocacy, healthcare, and counseling services; and
  • Coordinates supportive and protective measures for members of the MSUN community.

A full copy of the Universitys Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Policy and the accompanying Discrimination Grievance Procedures are available on the Human Resources and Title IX website.
More information about reporting options, resources, and other information about sexual harassment, including sexual assault, is located at the Human Resources and Title IX website: https://www.
msun.
edu/hr/titleix/index.
aspx
This notice is disseminated annually to students and employees at the Montana State University-Northern.


For further information regarding Title IX and non-discrimination, visit http://www.
ed.
gov/ocr or contact:

U.
S.
Department of Education

915 Second Avenue, Room 3310

Seattle, WA 98174-1099

Telephone: (206) 607-1600

Facsimile: (206) 607-1601

Email: OCR.
Seattle@ed.
gov

https://www2.
ed.
gov/about/offices/list/ocr/know.
html?src=ft

Montana State University -Northern makes reasonable accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicants ability to compete in the hiring process or an employees ability to perform the duties of the job.
In compliance with the Montana Veterans Employment Preference Act, MSU-Northern provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans.
To claim veterans preference or request accommodation, contact the Office of Human Resources, PO Box 7751, Montana State University-Northern, Havre, MT 59501; 406-265-3568 or 3789; http://www.
msun.
edu/hr/forms/EmployPref.
pdf

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

37000 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707371264-d6eb80efad0bc7038fc59145c75e750a

LOCATION:

Montana United States

CITY:

Havre

Job Origin:

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The LRI/NASNTI program provides grants and other assistance to non-tribal, Native American-serving institutions, to enable institutional improvement and to expand the capacity to serve American Indian students. The funds from this grant will be used to improve American Indian retention and degree completion through culturally appropriate models and strategies of mentoring, tutoring, teaching, and social engagement.
The Writing Pathfinder for the Little River Institute (LRI) provides support in the implementation of NASNTI grant objectives, focusing specifically on the continued development of student leadership roles, the planning and implementation of significant LRI or Sweet Grass Society programming (orientation, annual pow wow, etc.), as well as providing tutoring support for American Indian students as needed. The Writing Pathfinder will provide day-to-day support for the Director and the program, serving as a key resource for students seeking assistance with engagement, mentorship, and academic support. As a representative of the Little River Institute, the Pathfinder will work closely with Little River Institute project team and university faculty to promote the successful retention and college completion of American Indian students.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Support the development and implementation of the programs student orientation and Peer Mentor programs;
2. Provide mentorship for students in need of cultural, academic, or institutional guidance;
3. Work closely with other Little River Institute project team to promote retention and degree completion among American Indian students;
4. Provide one-on-one and small-group tutoring for American Indian students as needed, occasionally including evenings and weekends;
5. Schedule and coordinate tutoring sessions for various courses, including: Developmental Writing, College Writing I, Elementary Technical Writing;
6. Serve as a resource for students seeking assistance with organizational and study skills;
7. Work cooperatively with faculty to become familiar with course material as currently presented;
8. Work cooperatively with faculty and instructional technology staff to prepare digital tutorials for remote and on-site student use;
9. Employ professional accepted and empirically supported best practice services;
10. Help students define goals, plan action, and gain insight into their personal development;
11. Serve on University committees as needed.
Required Qualifications Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
  • Bachelors degree;
  • Demonstrated ability to properly handle confidential information.


Preferred Qualifications Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
  • Advanced degree in Student Affairs Administration, Education, English, or other related field;
  • Demonstrated experience in program development and delivery;
  • Demonstrated experience in college or university student support;
  • Demonstrated experience working with Native American communities;
  • Demonstrated awareness of mental health challenges and issues among Native American college students;
  • Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to work in a dynamic environment;
  • Demonstrated sound management and organizational skills;
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work collaboratively with diverse students, faculty, and staff;
  • Demonstrated literacy and proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications.

The Successful Candidate Will

The successful candidate will join a small team committed to the success and engagement of MSU-N students. The Writing Pathfinder will be student-focused, and the successful candidate will demonstrate content expertise anchored in cultural humility with the ability to navigate multiple teaching methodologies and learning styles.

1. Demonstrated friendly and compassionate personality;
2. Well-developed written and spoken communication skills;
3. Ability to prioritize work;
4. Ability to perform well under pressure;
5. Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines;
6. Ability to relate effectively with all members of the university community students, faculty, staff.
Special Requirements Physical Demands
1. Ability to work in an office environment with or without reasonable accommodations
2. Ability to lift up to 10 pounds
This position has supervisory duties? No
Posting Detail Information

Announcement Number
STAFF - VA - 2400014P

Number of Vacancies
1

Desired Start Date
Immediate

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Until an adequate pool is established
No

Special Instructions Summary

Quick Link for Internal Postings
https://jobs.msun.edu/postings/2402

Diversity Statement
Nondiscrimination Statement and Title IX Coordinator Notice Policy Statement

Montana State University-Northern (MSUN) commits to a learning and working environment that emphasizes the dignity and worth of every member of its community that is free from unlawful discrimination and harassment based upon race, color, religion, national origin, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, sex, gender, age, political ideas, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation (taken together, generally, protected-class harm). An inclusive environment is necessary for a healthy and productive University community.
Consistent with MSUNs commitment, and with all applicable law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination or harassment, including sexual misconduct prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and will take appropriate action to prevent, resolve, and remediate the effects of protected-class harm.

The Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Policy defines and prohibits protected-class misconduct, and the Discrimination Grievance Procedures set forth the Universitys processes for addressing and resolving such reports. The Policy and Procedures apply to all University programs and activities, including, but not limited to, admissions, athletics, instruction, grading, University housing, and University employment. In addition, the law prohibits retaliation against an individual for opposing any practices prohibited by this Policy, for bringing or responding to a complaint of discrimination or harassment, for assisting someone with such a complaint, for attempting to stop such discrimination or harassment, or for participating in resolution of a complaint of discrimination or harassment.

Inquiries about the application of Title IX at the University and reports about all forms of protected-class discrimination and harassment should be made to the Director of Human Resources/ Title IX Coordinator:

Human Resources /Title IX

Montana State University-Northern

PO Box 7751

Havre MT 59501

Asst. Dean of Students/ Title IX Coordinator:

Taryn Wallon

taryn.wallon@msun.edu

Location:

204 Student Union Building (SUB )

Tel: (406) 265.3539

E-mail: titleixcoordinator@msun.edu or taryn.wallon@msun.edu

Please note that reports can be made at any time, including during non-business hours, by using the email address or listed telephone number (and leaving a private message).

Title IX Coordinator

The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the Universitys compliance with federal and state discrimination and harassment laws, including Title IX. The Title IX Coordinator oversees compliance with the Universitys Discrimination and Grievance Policy. Specifically, the Title IX Coordinator:
  • Coordinates educational programs and trainings regarding discrimination and harassment prevention for students and employees;
  • Responds to and seeks to resolve reports of discrimination and harassment following the Procedures;
  • Provides information about and, if requested, assists with criminal reporting;
  • Provides information about resources for obtaining advocacy, healthcare, and counseling services; and
  • Coordinates supportive and protective measures for members of the MSUN community.

A full copy of the Universitys Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Policy and the accompanying Discrimination Grievance Procedures are available on the Human Resources and Title IX website. More information about reporting options, resources, and other information about sexual harassment, including sexual assault, is located at the Human Resources and Title IX website: https://www.msun.edu/hr/titleix/index.aspx
This notice is disseminated annually to students and employees at the Montana State University-Northern.

For further information regarding Title IX and non-discrimination, visit http://www.ed.gov/ocr or contact:

U.S. Department of Education

915 Second Avenue, Room 3310

Seattle, WA 98174-1099

Telephone: (206) 607-1600

Facsimile: (206) 607-1601

Email: OCR.Seattle@ed.gov

https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/know.html?src=ft

Montana State University -Northern makes reasonable accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicants ability to compete in the hiring process or an employees ability to perform the duties of the job. In compliance with the Montana Veterans Employment Preference Act, MSU-Northern provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veterans preference or request accommodation, contact the Office of Human Resources, PO Box 7751, Montana State University-Northern, Havre, MT 59501; 406-265-3568 or 3789; http://www.msun.edu/hr/forms/EmployPref.pdf


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