1.In consultation with key college stakeholders, evaluate current student resources and create a strategic two-year plan to scale up efforts to address under-resourced student need and gaps in services by incorporating best practices in goal setting and the development of learning outcomes. Specific focus areas will include health and wellness and supports for students who are parents. 2.Lay the groundwork for a micro health clinic, including overseeing planning, scaling development, and establishing an over-the-counter personal care dispensary. 3.Manage daily operations of the dispensary, including staffing, scheduling, stock management, risk management, safety compliance, cleaning, and tracking of student usage. 4.Expand wrap-around basic needs supports by connecting existing disparate student services (including transportation, childcare, emergency aid, benefits screening, and food assistance, etc.); planning and leading cross-training; and supporting interdepartmental collaboration. 5.Create supports for parents, including a parent support series, webpage with resources for parents, and other initiatives in consultation with the Students Who are Also Parents (SWAAP) Task Force. 6.Explore expanded childcare connections and support. 7.Support and scale initiatives to address student housing insecurity by establishing student-centered goals, connecting community resources and partners to advance current conversations, and conducting student needs assessments. 8.Organize, host, and engage students in educational healthy cooking classes in collaboration with nutritionists and in consultation with Campus Harvest Food Pantry personnel. 9.Develop, deliver, and evaluate interventions and sustainable programs over multiple campuses that ameliorate basic needs in a manner that promotes dignity and minimizes marginalization. 10.Communicate, increase awareness, and advocate for students' basic needs to a range of audiences both on campus and in the community. 11.Develop and maintain strategic partnerships with on- and off-campus stakeholders that support a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, and integrated approach to basic needs. 12.Engage in comprehensive assessment, evaluation, and program improvement by regularly tracking, communicating, and reporting relevant data; integrate feedback into program operations; and develop and review key performance indicators to reduce students' food, housing, and financial insecurity. 13.Ensure student involvement and engagement with all stages of planning and implementation by working closely with Student Government Association, student leaders, and other students. 14.Attend relevant trainings and meetings to increase knowledge and expand network of contacts in the community. 15.Schedule, organize, and publicize programming and events, utilizing social media, Durham Tech's webpage, bulletin boards, and other media to advertise student opportunities to a wide variety of audiences. 16.Plan, organize, and implement campus wide educational programs and participate in outreach activities including but not limited to tabling at key events, integrating information into new student orientations or onboarding processes, presenting to student clubs, and increasing the college's awareness and knowledge of student basic needs through presentations and educational events. 17.Ensure Basic Needs webpages on Durham Tech's website are regularly updated, accurate, accessible, and appealing by working with marketing staff. 18.Maintain a semester event calendar in Google Calendars and add dates and descriptions of events to the Durham Tech campus calendar. 19.Plan annual spending, maintain budgets, track expenditures, perform reimbursements, facilitate purchasing, and monitor Basic Needs expenses, including dispensary expenses, in collaboration with the Director of Student Engagement and Durham Tech Foundation. 20.Assist the Director of Student Engagement and the Durham Tech Foundation in pursuing funding. 21.Serve as the main contact for faculty, staff, students (individuals and clubs), and alumni with basic needs inquiries and respond to email@example.com emails. 22.Coordinate risk management for Basic Needs activities. 23.Hire, direct, manage, mentor, and evaluate work studies, as needed. 24.Assist department personnel with other Student Engagement activities that support student success, holistic wellness, and a sense of belonging, as needed. 25.Serve on college committees and councils, as assigned. 26.Other duties as assigned by the Director of Student Engagement; Dean of Student Engagement, Transitions, and Academic Success; Vice-President of Student Engagement, Development, and Support; or President of Durham Technical Community College.
The Student Basic Needs Support Coordinator collaborates with employees, students, and community organizations to build a network of supports to assist under-resourced students by leveraging existing community resources, coordinating opportunities for cross-training among existing college supports and personnel, and designing and implementing new programming.
Job Type: Full Time Staff
Hiring Range: $47,000 -$50,000 based on a 40 hour work week annually (12 months)