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Director of Counseling and Extension Services - RED LAKE NATION COLLEGE


February 20, 2020


Position Description

POSITION TITLE: Director of Counseling and Extension Services

DEPARTMENT: Counseling, Extension, and Continuing Education

REPORTS TO: President


START DATE: Open until filled

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: The Director of Counseling and Extension Services is responsible

for individual counseling with students to assist them in succeeding in the college experience and

navigating life's obstacles. Extension services are directly related to health and wellness

services, workshops, training sessions, and opportunities for students, staff, and community


ACCOUNTABILITY: The Director of Counseling and Extension Services reports directly to

the President and indirectly to the Vice President of Operations and Academic Affairs.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Essential responsibilities and duties may include, but are

not limited to the following:

● Plan, coordinate, and supervise all Community Education, Continuing Education, and

Extension events, training, workshops, courses, and credits, and aligns those events with

HLC, BIE, Department of Education, and Land-Grant funding requirements (attached).

● Works directly with the Director of Equity, Cultural Education, and Archives to develop

curricula and identify instructors for Continuing Education and Extension.

● Ensure that RLNC maintains files with required documentation for non-student

participants of events (attached) and transcripts all continuing education credits earned.

● Network with community leaders to identify workforce development needs and make

recommendations to the Administrative Team on ways that RLNC can meet those needs.

● Participate in the Academic Events Committee to coordinate events with faculty


● Develop and implement co-curricular assessment tools for events and course-embedded

assessment through the use of Populi or Canvas online systems

● Distribute and collect surveys to establish community educational needs and desired

community/continuing education programming

● Provide co-curricular assessment data to the Director of Assessment and Institutional

Effectiveness for analysis and reporting

● Adopt the International Association for Continuing Education and Training Standards

(IACET) - see

● Update and maintain the RLNC manual for Continuing Education standards and

guidelines, including detailed guidelines on calculating continuing education units

● Provide individual counseling services to students who have been referred by Student

Success counselors or faculty members

● Participate in other committees as assigned

● Perform other duties as assigned


● Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of RLNC

● Knowledge of Anishinaabe culture and demonstrated ability to work with Native


● Knowledge of Learning Management Systems and online educational tools.

● Ability to effectively coordinate events

● Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to work independently

● Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; define problems, collect

data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions


● Master's degree in Counseling or related field

● Proficiency in the use of Microsoft and Google applications


● Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check

● Must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test

● Possession of a valid MN driver's license

This position follows our Red Lake Tribal Member and Indian Preference Policy.

APPLY: Only electronic applications will be accepted. Apply by sending resume, cover letter

and unofficial graduate transcripts to Mandy Schram, VP of Operations & Academic Affairs,


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