The purpose of the Circle Back Initiative is to engage with students who seek to take time off/away from FLC, creating sustained connections with the students and providing alternatives to stopping out. The Circle Back Case Specialist is a full-time staff member in the Academic Hub who will mentor students in the Circle Back program, a new case management initiative for students taking between one semester and three years’ time off/away from Fort Lewis (this includes students who are taking a break from FLC and are not enrolled in any credits as well as students taking time away from campus while still being enrolled in some number of credits). The Circle Back program will identify eligible students through collaboration with faculty and staff across campus, develop interventions to support the students’ success, maintain personalized and responsive relationships with Circle Back students and provide support in all aspects of the return-to-campus decision-making process.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee can expect while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Salary is $41,000 per year, plus a comprehensive benefits package.
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Application materials received on or before December 3, 2021 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.
The successful candidate will be required to submit original, official college transcripts, and pass a background check.
Fort Lewis College, a public institution located in Durango, Colorado, offers degree programs in arts, business, education, health fields, humanities, social and natural sciences, and teacher education. Our inspiring mountain campus is located atop a scenic mesa overlooking historic Durango and situated between the San Juan Mountains and the desert Southwest. We are committed to accessible and high-quality baccalaureate education, and our hallmarks are remarkably close relationships between students and faculty, the freedom of intellectual exploration, and the challenge of experiential learning. Our 3,300 students come from 48 states, 17 countries, with 36% Native American and Alaska Native backgrounds, and 11% Hispanic backgrounds. Durango is a thriving multicultural community of 18,500 set along the beautiful Animas River Valley. Averaging 300 sunny days per year, the community is known for its outdoor lifestyle and friendly, festive atmosphere. Durango is also the cultural and economic hub of the Four Corners region, rich in dining, shopping, and entertainment, and linked with airline service to hubs in Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas.
Fort Lewis College does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, sex*, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, family or domestic status, political beliefs, veteran status, pregnancy, or genetic information. Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment shall be extended to all persons. The College shall promote equal opportunity, equal treatment, and affirmative action efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff. The College is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. To file a report, get resources, read policies, or make an appointment, See www.fortlewis.edu/CARE.
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* Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Part 106 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, including in admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and CFR 106 to Fort Lewis College may be directed to FLC's Title IX Coordinator and/or to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the Department of Education.
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