MULTICULTURAL AND LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS ADVISOR
California State University, Stanislaus
MULTICULTURAL AND LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS ADVISOR
(Classified as Student Services Professional II)
Full-time, temporary position available on or after May 1, 2017 and ending on or before May 1, 2018 for Student Leadership & Development. Possibility of reappointment based on budget, department needs, and job performance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Under the general supervision of the Director of Student Leadership & Development, this position will support the educational and experiential programs and functions of the Office of Student Leadership and Development. This position requires energy, strong organizational and leadership skills, experience in conceptualizing, implementing and assessing multicultural and social justice programming in a highly collaborative work style. Duties include but are not limited to:
MULTICULTURAL PROGRAMS COORDINATION
• Conceptualize, develop, coordinate and assess programs, experiences, events, activities and services focused on multiculturalism and social justice that will support and enhance student success. Conceptualize, develop, coordinate and assess educational programming and resources focused on multiculturalism and social justice.
• Develop, coordinate and analyze program evaluation and assessment; write reports, make recommendations and program improvement based upon program evaluation and assessment.
• Provide leadership and work cooperatively with university faculty, staff and students to develop multicultural and social justice programming useful in increasing cultural and human identities awareness (workshops, learning simulations and other experiential teaching/learning methods).
• Conceptualize, develop, coordinate and assess new initiatives focused on multiculturalism and social justice that meet the needs of the campus community.
• Support activities that address the social, cultural and education needs of particular interest to students based on multiculturalism and social justice.
• To act as a resource to help sensitize and educate, the campus community to understand/ appreciate students from underrepresented populations, and their overall student
• Develop tools designed to assess the climate, services, education and programming centered on multiculturalism and social justice, and make recommendations to
improve/strengthen these efforts.
• Counsel, advise, and consult with students individually and collectively to embrace the importance of building an inclusive, multicultural, and welcoming learning environment.
• Develop and oversee the initiatives that support first-year students from historically underrepresented groups through educational programs and connection with upper-class or
other identifiable students.
• Create programming for all incoming students during new student orientation and welcome week and other identified periods of time that focus on student experiences and the
community value of multiculturalism and social justice.
• Develop and present workshops and training sessions on multiculturalism, social justice, leadership development and other relevant topics.
• Develop collaborative relationships to ensure the engagement of students, staff, faculty, and community partners to enhance the understanding of multicultural and social justice
competence among students. Establish, interpret and evaluate program procedures to ensure uniformity.
• Manage records for integrity, accuracy, consistency and data driven decision making. Collect and maintain statistics and data for planning and reporting purposes.
• Write reports on program and student success.
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS COORDINATION
• Coordinates student development programs to enhance student engagement such as structured educational experiences.
• Collaborate with university graduate programs to provide information to undergraduate students regarding opportunities for advanced degrees.
• Promote the organization of student clubs/organizations; provide general oversight; work with the club/organization advisors to develop and implement leadership training
opportunities for students and faculty/staff student club/organization advisors, and serve as a resource for students and the faculty advisors.
• Develop, plan, coordinate and assess co-curricular learning activities in collaboration with campus departments and programs.
• Develop, coordinate and analyze program evaluation and assessment; make recommendations and program improvement based upon program evaluation and assessment.
• Contributes and supports the structure, direction, services, and trans-formative educational programs and develops, implements, and sustains comprehensive multicultural and
leadership programs focusing on multiculturalism, leadership development, self-understanding, and citizenship.
• Conceptualize, develop, coordinate and assess multicultural focused leadership development programming and training for student club/organization members, officers and
• Research, analyze, recommend and implement innovative and creative ideas and solutions to provide students with an informative and transformative experience.
• Establish, interpret and evaluate program procedures to ensure uniformity. Manage records for integrity, accuracy, consistency and decision making.
• Collect and maintain statistics and data for planning and reporting purposes. Write reports on program and student success.
• Work with the Multicultural Greek Council and the Greek Life Advisor.
• Assist with coordinating New Student Orientation Program.
• Responsible for fiscal management of program and area of responsibilities operating budget including forecasting expenditures and revenues, maintaining records, and linking
program objectives and assessment to the annual budget process.
• Identify, analyze and recommend student learning objectives/outcomes for unit programs based upon student needs and university, divisional and departmental priorities; using
Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education and other assessment methods and reporting.
• Collaborate with schools and other offices involved with programs to support the needs of underrepresented students, to help insure for only the most positive of experiences.
• Serve as an OrgSync administrator and 25Live reviewer/approver; evaluate and respond to all student organization meeting, activity and event requests with comprehensive
evaluation and communication with appropriate and respective departments, students, parties.
• Work collaboratively with the Warrior Activities Center to ensure the developmental needs and learning objectives as defined by Student Affairs administration.
• Assist with the development and coordination of educational and experiential programs.
• Assist with coordination of departmental assessment. Support other departmental services, programs, activities and events as requested.
• Serve on University committees as needed. Other duties as assigned.
• Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job‐related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities may be substituted for the required education on a year‐for‐year basis. Master’s degree preferred.
• Equivalent of two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A master’s degree in a job‐related field may be substituted for one year of the professional
• Previous experience with program assessment including educational and student development objectives.
• Knowledge of best practices to support multiculturalism, social justice and leadership development within institutions of higher education.
• Previous experience working with student clubs/organizations on a college campus.
• Previous student development and university setting work experience.
• Demonstrated experience with and sensitivity to individuals of multiple human identities and perspectives.
• Experience working with or mentoring historically underrepresented students and their communities and with working with or mentoring foster college students and their communities.
• Experience with developing and implementing educational and experiential experiences for multicultural and leadership development competencies.
• Ability to function within a team environment and collaborate with others.
• Public presentation skills and the ability to build collaborative partnerships with diverse stakeholders.
• Demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance multiculturalism and social justice. Strong interpersonal, organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.
• Experience/educational coursework in programs such as: psychology, sociology, women’s or gender or ethnic studies with significant coursework in psychology, sociology, women’s or
gender or ethnic studies, student affairs, higher education administration and or educational leadership.
• Master’s degree in college student personnel, higher education, diversity education or related field preferred.
• Two years’ experience in multiculturalism, social justice, student life, multiculturalism, leadership development or student engagement.
• Willingness to work flexible hours and evenings as needed.
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
• Working knowledge of the practices, procedures and activities of the program to which assigned.
• General knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational and program management.
• General knowledge of research and interview techniques; and of the principles of individual and group behavior. Ability to interpret and apply program rules and regulations.
• Ability to use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements.
• Ability to obtain factual and interpretive information through interviews.
• Ability to reason logically; ability to collect, compile, analyze and evaluate data and make verbal or written presentation based on these data.
• Ability to advise students individually and in groups on routine matters where required;
• Ability to recognize multicultural, multi-sexed and multi-aged value systems and work accordingly.
• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, CSU administrators, student organizations, private and public agencies and others in committee work,
and student advising and community contacts. Ability to rapidly acquire a general knowledge of the overall operation, functions and programs of the campus to which assigned.
• Demonstrated ability to make decisions and carry through actions having implications with regard to other program or service areas Services Office.
SALARY RANGE: $3,858 - $5,485 per month plus excellent paid benefits. The California State University offers a premium benefit package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year.
POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. APPLICATION SCREENING WILL BEGIN APRIL 21, 2017. (Applications received after the screening date will be considered at the discretion of the university.)
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed CSUS employment application (download electronic application at http://www.csustan.edu/hr/Employment_Opportunities/Staff/index.html), cover letter, and resumé to:
California State University, Stanislaus ∙ Human Resources Department
Mary Stuart Rogers Educational Services Gateway Building, Suite 320 (3rd Floor)
One University Circle ∙ Turlock, CA 95382
For questions, please contact: Dr. Clarissa Lonn-Nichols (209) 667-3778
A background check (which includes checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records; and may include motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool. Please consider completing the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be shared with the search committee) at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/sec503/Voluntary_Self-Identification_of_Disability_CC-305_SD_Edit1.24.14.pdf.
THE INDIVIDUALS WHO APPEAR TO BE THE BEST QUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION WILL BE CONTACTED BY TELEPHONE FOR AN INTERVIEW
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