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Native American and Indigenous Studies Association

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Title:
Instructor, CC (Counselor, Native Hawaiian Success)

Position Number:
0086643T, 0086645T

Hiring Unit:
Student Services

Location:
Leeward Commuity College

Date Posted:
December 10, 2014

Closing Date:
January 07, 2015

Salary Information:
C2A; minimum $4,612/month

Monthly Type:
11 Month

Tenure Track:
Non Tenure

Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Temporary/Permanent:
Temporary - Not to Exceed: September 30, 2015

Funding:
Federal


Other Conditions:

  • Federal funds, temporary to 09/30/15, with possible annual renewal to 09/30/19, to begin approximately 03/15 pending availability of funds and actual staffing requirements. Assignments may include day, evening, and or weekend, on- and off-campus.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Under the general supervision of the Dean of Student Services, and working collaboratively with the College’s Native Hawaiian Student Support and Going to Finish On-time (G2FO) Coordinators, responsible for: 
  2. providing information, assistance, guidance and support for Native Hawaiian students at Leeward Community College that lead to their enrollment, persistence, graduation, baccalaureate transfer, and career planning; 
  3. providing guidance and advising in both individual and group settings that address academic, career, financial aid, personal development, and life management needs; 
  4. providing instruction and assistance with applications and forms required for college admission, financial aid, scholarships, graduation, and transfer; 
  5. developing, implementing, evaluating, and improving counseling and instructional activities that enhance admission, enrollment, retention, graduation and transfer of primarily Native Hawaiian students (instructional activities may include workshops and/or courses); 
  6. contributing to the development, implementation, revision, and improvement of a wide range of student development services and college persistence & retention initiatives such as first-year experience activities, financial aid & scholarship applications, New Student Orientation, cohort based and accelerated degree programs, curriculum development and instruction, student success workshops, career counseling (assessment, evaluation and exploration), satisfactory academic progress, and graduation/transfer interventions while promoting Native Hawaiian cultural understanding and self-identity; 
  7. establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with on- and off-campus programs; 
  8. working to develop a continued understanding of Native Hawaiian post-secondary needs by establishing and maintaining on-going communication with Native Hawaiian community organizations, charter schools, and high schools to improve recruitment and retention of Native Hawaiian students; 
  9. collecting data and preparing reports. 
  10. Evening, weekend and outreach assignments will be part of the regular workload.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Master's Degree in Counseling and Guidance, Counseling Psychology, College Student Personnel Services, Human Resources (to include both CTAHR and Personnel), Communications, or related field; OR Bachelor's degree in Counseling and Guidance, Counseling Psychology, College Student Personnel Service, Human Resources (to include both CTAHR and Personnel), Communications, or related field and three (3) years related work experience. 
  2. Related fields: Education (to include all degrees in this field), Family Resources, Human Development, Psychology (to include all degrees in this field), Public Health, Rehabilitation Counseling, Social Work, Sociology, and Student Services Personnel. 
  3. Minimum qualifications must be met by the effective date of appointment.

Desirable Qualifications

  1. Three years professional experience in providing guidance, counseling, academic/career planning and/or teaching Native Hawaiians at the secondary or post-secondary level; work to enrich the Hawaiian community;
  2. experience with providing interventions for remedial/developmental learning, persons with disabilities, first generation to college, at-risk behaviors, substance abuse/addiction, mental illness, and poverty/homelessness; 
  3. considerable knowledge of Hawaiian culture, educational programs, issues, and resources; 
  4. use of Internet based student data management systems; 
  5. excellent oral and written communication skills; 
  6. experience with computer software programs, Internet, e-mail and database management.


To Apply:
Submit to the address below: 1) UHCC Form 27 ( standard format ) (large format ), 2) graduate and undergraduate transcript(s) showing degree and coursework to date appropriate to the position (Copies of official transcripts are acceptable; however, original official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. On-line transcripts or academic record/grade summaries will NOT be accepted. Diplomas and copies will NOT be accepted.), 3) a brief one-page statement outlining how you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications, 4) three letters of recommendation (optional) attesting to job performance and personal character, and 5) resume (optional). One set of documents and application materials will be accepted for both positions. All requested documents/information must be postmarked by the closing date and become the property of the college. No electronic transmission will be accepted. Original signature required on application. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application incomplete and will not be considered.

Address:
  1. Human Resources Office
  2. Leeward Community College
  3. 96-045 Ala Ike
  4. Pearl City, HI 96782

Inquiries:
  1. 808-455-0326

The University of Hawaiʻi is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.

Individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation for the application or hiring process are encouraged to contact the EEO/AA coordinator(s) for the respective campus.

Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, annual campus crime statistics for the University of Hawaii may be viewed at: http://ope.ed.gov/security/, or a paper copy may be obtained upon request from the respective UH Campus Security or Administrative Services Office.




http://workatuh.hawaii.edu/Jobs/NAdvert/20397/3023166/1/postdate/desc


Title:
Instructor, CC (Counselor, Native Hawaiian Success)

Position Number:
0086643T, 0086645T

Hiring Unit:
Student Services

Location:
Leeward Commuity College

Date Posted:
December 10, 2014

Closing Date:
January 07, 2015

Salary Information:
C2A; minimum $4,612/month

Monthly Type:
11 Month

Tenure Track:
Non Tenure

Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Temporary/Permanent:
Temporary - Not to Exceed: September 30, 2015

Funding:
Federal


Other Conditions:

  • Federal funds, temporary to 09/30/15, with possible annual renewal to 09/30/19, to begin approximately 03/15 pending availability of funds and actual staffing requirements. Assignments may include day, evening, and or weekend, on- and off-campus.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Under the general supervision of the Dean of Student Services, and working collaboratively with the College’s Native Hawaiian Student Support and Going to Finish On-time (G2FO) Coordinators, responsible for: 
  2. providing information, assistance, guidance and support for Native Hawaiian students at Leeward Community College that lead to their enrollment, persistence, graduation, baccalaureate transfer, and career planning; 
  3. providing guidance and advising in both individual and group settings that address academic, career, financial aid, personal development, and life management needs; 
  4. providing instruction and assistance with applications and forms required for college admission, financial aid, scholarships, graduation, and transfer; 
  5. developing, implementing, evaluating, and improving counseling and instructional activities that enhance admission, enrollment, retention, graduation and transfer of primarily Native Hawaiian students (instructional activities may include workshops and/or courses); 
  6. contributing to the development, implementation, revision, and improvement of a wide range of student development services and college persistence & retention initiatives such as first-year experience activities, financial aid & scholarship applications, New Student Orientation, cohort based and accelerated degree programs, curriculum development and instruction, student success workshops, career counseling (assessment, evaluation and exploration), satisfactory academic progress, and graduation/transfer interventions while promoting Native Hawaiian cultural understanding and self-identity; 
  7. establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with on- and off-campus programs; 
  8. working to develop a continued understanding of Native Hawaiian post-secondary needs by establishing and maintaining on-going communication with Native Hawaiian community organizations, charter schools, and high schools to improve recruitment and retention of Native Hawaiian students; 
  9. collecting data and preparing reports. 
  10. Evening, weekend and outreach assignments will be part of the regular workload.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Master's Degree in Counseling and Guidance, Counseling Psychology, College Student Personnel Services, Human Resources (to include both CTAHR and Personnel), Communications, or related field; OR Bachelor's degree in Counseling and Guidance, Counseling Psychology, College Student Personnel Service, Human Resources (to include both CTAHR and Personnel), Communications, or related field and three (3) years related work experience. 
  2. Related fields: Education (to include all degrees in this field), Family Resources, Human Development, Psychology (to include all degrees in this field), Public Health, Rehabilitation Counseling, Social Work, Sociology, and Student Services Personnel. 
  3. Minimum qualifications must be met by the effective date of appointment.

Desirable Qualifications

  1. Three years professional experience in providing guidance, counseling, academic/career planning and/or teaching Native Hawaiians at the secondary or post-secondary level; work to enrich the Hawaiian community;
  2. experience with providing interventions for remedial/developmental learning, persons with disabilities, first generation to college, at-risk behaviors, substance abuse/addiction, mental illness, and poverty/homelessness; 
  3. considerable knowledge of Hawaiian culture, educational programs, issues, and resources; 
  4. use of Internet based student data management systems; 
  5. excellent oral and written communication skills; 
  6. experience with computer software programs, Internet, e-mail and database management.


To Apply:
Submit to the address below: 1) UHCC Form 27 ( standard format ) (large format ), 2) graduate and undergraduate transcript(s) showing degree and coursework to date appropriate to the position (Copies of official transcripts are acceptable; however, original official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. On-line transcripts or academic record/grade summaries will NOT be accepted. Diplomas and copies will NOT be accepted.), 3) a brief one-page statement outlining how you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications, 4) three letters of recommendation (optional) attesting to job performance and personal character, and 5) resume (optional). One set of documents and application materials will be accepted for both positions. All requested documents/information must be postmarked by the closing date and become the property of the college. No electronic transmission will be accepted. Original signature required on application. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application incomplete and will not be considered.

Address:
  1. Human Resources Office
  2. Leeward Community College
  3. 96-045 Ala Ike
  4. Pearl City, HI 96782

Inquiries:
  1. 808-455-0326

The University of Hawaiʻi is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.

Individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation for the application or hiring process are encouraged to contact the EEO/AA coordinator(s) for the respective campus.

Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, annual campus crime statistics for the University of Hawaii may be viewed at: http://ope.ed.gov/security/, or a paper copy may be obtained upon request from the respective UH Campus Security or Administrative Services Office.




http://workatuh.hawaii.edu/Jobs/NAdvert/20397/3023166/1/postdate/desc


The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) invites nominations and applications for the position of Director for the American Indian Studies Center (AISC). Qualifications include an outstanding scholarly research and publication record; experience developing interdisciplinary research and instructional programs in American Indian Studies and/or Indigenous Studies; the ability to administer budgetary and personnel processes; and proven experience in fundraising, including development activity as well as obtaining and managing extramural grants and/or contracts. Above all, we are looking for a dynamic individual to provide intellectual and programmatic leadership for the Center. This is a tenured appointment in the appropriate department or school. We welcome candidates whose experience in administration, research, teaching, and community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity, equity and excellence.

Established in 1969 as one of the first ethnic studies centers in the United States, the AISC is an Organized Research Unit located within the Institute of American Cultures (IAC). Its mission is to promote research, education, and community service within an academic framework. The Center maintains a reference library and a publications unit, which publishes books and the American Indian Culture and Research Journal. The Center also provides academic support to students and administers fellowships and research awards for students and faculty through the IAC. During the past four decades, the Center has become nationally and internationally recognized as one of the leading research centers focused primarily on American Indian and Indigenous Studies. 
For additional information about the AISC, please go to: http://www.aisc.ucla.edu

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

REQUIREMENTS

DOCUMENTS

  • Cover Letter - curriculum vitae; cover letter that includes statements on research, administrative & leadership experience, teaching, and commitment to diversity; additional documents can be added

REFERENCES

3 references required (contact information only)

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Create an ApplicantID
  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information

Apply at: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF00654

Associate or Full Professor – American Indian Studies Program, Iowa State University

View complete details and application instructions at https://www.iastatejobs.com #400082.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in relevant social science or humanities discipline.

Proposed start date: August 16, 2015. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted only by electronic submission and will continue until the position is filled. Application review will begin

January 1, 2015. Please direct questions to Dr. Paul Lasley (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Dr. Amy Slagell (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)   Iowa State University is an EO/AA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Vets status.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/npjw6gk


American Indian Studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign seeks as many as two Postdoctoral Fellows for the 2015-2016 academic year. This fellowship program provides a stipend, a close working association with AIS faculty, and assistance in furthering the fellow’s development as a productive scholar. Applicants should have an ongoing research project that promises to make a notable contribution to American Indian and Indigenous Studies. While fellows will concentrate on their research, they may choose to teach one course in American Indian Studies. Furthermore, fellows are expected to participate in the intellectual community of the American Indian Studies Program. Positions may be renewable for a second year.
 
Stipend and Benefits: The Fellowship stipend for the 2015-2016 academic year is $42,000, including health benefits. An additional $5,000 will be provided for the fellow’s research, travel, and related expenses.
 
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree is required. Candidates must have completed all degree requirements by August 15, 2015. Preference will be given to those applicants who have finished their degrees in the past five years. The one-year fellowship appointment period is from August 16, 2015, to August 15, 2016.
 
To Apply: Go to http://go.illinois.edu/AISPostDocFellowshipRegistration and upload your application materials:
 
Candidates should address a letter of application to Robert Warrior, Director of American Indian Studies, providing a thorough description of the research project to be undertaken during the fellowship year, a curriculum vitae, two samples of their scholarly writing, and two letters of recommendation.
 
Applications received by January 16, 2015 will receive full consideration. The review process will continue until the fellowships are filled. For further information, contact Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert, Chair, Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Committee, American Indian Studies: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Phone: (217) 265-9870, or visit the Program’s website at http://www.ais.illinois.edu.
 
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is an Equal Opportunity Employer