Director of Latino Affairs-Mankato State University

Director of Latino Affairs
Appointment: Full-time | Tenure Track/Probationary | Start Date: August 1, 2016

Application Deadline:
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by June 23, 2016.


Send materials to:
Please apply by going to
the following website
Guadalupe Quintero, Search Chair
Institutional Diversity
Phone: 507-389-2811
TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711

The primary purpose of this position is to develop and maintain programs that enhance Minnesota State Mankato’s ability to recruit, retain and graduate underrepresented students, specifically Latino students, working in collaboration with community organizations, faculty, staff, students and administrators. This position also creates services that enrich the learning environment for all students at Minnesota State Mankato by offering programs and activities that reflect the history and culture of Latino people specifically placing emphasis on new immigrants, first-generation and non-traditional students.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum of three (3) years experience in program development, recruitment, retention, and support activities for Latino and underrepresented students in higher education, non-profit agencies, community organizations, public school districts, or governmental units.
Bilingual, having excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Spanish.
Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s Degree.
Experience assisting in developing social-cultural programs with emphasis on students of color.
Experience creating and maintaining reports to state-federal agencies or private for/non-profit organizations.
Experience using multicultural and interpersonal skills to work effectively across cultures.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
Application Procedure:
To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website or directly at: A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.

Cover Letter
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Contact information for three (3) references
Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree
Additional Information: Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at:


Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for Minnesota State University Administrative and Service Faculty which can be found at:

NOTICE: In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MnSCU’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

All applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States at the time of employment. For TTY, call Minnesota Relay Service at 7-1-1- or 1-800-627-3529.

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