Coordinator of Gender Programs (Student Services Professional III)

Location
Fresno
Posted
May 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Note: This is a full-time (40 hours per week), probationary, exempt position

Organizational Description:

The Fresno State Cross Cultural and Gender Center is a great place to meet new people and find a sense of belonging on the campus. The Center is home to a broad variety of programs and services including but not limited to:

    	
  • Cross Cultural Programs and Services			
  • African American
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  • American Indian
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  • Asian Pacific Islander
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  • Latino/a
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  • Gender Programs and Services
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  • LGBTQ+ Programs and Services
  • Overview:

    Under the general direction of the Director of the Cross Cultural and Gender Center, the incumbent plans, coordinates, and provides direct supervision of educational, social and co-curricular programs and events such as lectures, discussion groups, workshops, concerts, films, conferences and other special events. The Coordinator will maintain programs and resources focusing on all genders, social justice, and interpersonal violence prevention.

    Position Summary:

      	
    • Develop, organize, and implement diverse campus-wide programming and services with a focus on gender and gender-related issues
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    • Design and execute programs related to women's development and leadership
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    • Develop curriculum and events to address masculinities, gender dynamics and violence prevention from a male perspective
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    • Provide education and outreach programming on transgender, androgynes, genderfluid, genderqueer, agender, and other non-binary gender identities
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    • Work with campus constituents to provide education, intervention and prevention of sexual assault, intimate partner violence (domestic violence), and stalking.
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    • Articulate sex and gender-related needs and concerns from a perspective that includes the intersections of gender, race, sexual orientation and other significant aspects of individual and cultural identity
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    • Provide services, support, and advisement for a diverse group of individual students as well as student clubs and organizations
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    • Share in the leadership of several events sponsored or co-sponsored by the unit
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    • Work collaboratively with LGBTQ+ Program and Services staff, providing leadership and support where needed
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    • Work with student groups, particularly cultural clubs and organizations, to ensure successful programs and service delivery
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    • Take leadership roles in events such as Diversity Awareness Week and other cultural celebrations and commemorations

    Secondary Duties of the job include:

      	
    • Active participation in diversity initiatives including the National Coalition Building Institute, Diversity Awareness Week and other cross cultural events and activities of the CCGC

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

      	
    • Thorough knowledge of the principles of individual and group behavior
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    • General knowledge of the principles, practices and trends of the Student Services field
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    • General knowledge of the policies, procedures and practices of Cross Cultural, Gender, and LGBTQ+ Programs and Services
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    • General knowledge of individual counseling techniques
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    • General knowledge, or the ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge, of the organizational procedures and activities of California State University, Fresno
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    • Working knowledge of student services programs outside the program to which immediately assigned

    Ability to:

      	
    • Analyze complex situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action
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    • Advise students individually and in groups on complex student¿related matters
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    • Determine appropriate courses of action and proper techniques to utilize while engaged with individuals in personal interactions of an argumentative or sensitive nature
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    • Interpret and evaluate descriptions and explanations of problems brought forward by individuals or student organizations, analyze and define the problem, draw valid conclusions and project consequences of various alternative courses of action
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    • Carry out a variety of professionally complex assignments without detailed instructions
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    • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals

    Education and Experience:

      	
    • Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field, including or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution
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    • Three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience	
        		
      • A master's degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience
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      • A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the three years of experience
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    Specialized Skills:

      	
    • Demonstrate a strong understanding of interpersonal and relationship violence and sexual assault victim assistance services
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    • Experience in the practices, procedures and administration of women's or gender programs and services, student development and student activities programs or closely related programs and services
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    • Knowledge of diversity issues in higher education administration

    Ability to:

      	
    • Provide crisis counseling and support
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    • Recruit, train and maintain a core group of volunteers
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    • Identify and develop opportunities for student empowerment
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    • Work irregular and flexible hours
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    • Experience in budgeting and supervision in a professional setting

    Preferred Skills:

      	
    • Preference will be given to candidates with backgrounds in cultural competency training, violence against women prevention and intervention and/or event planning
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    • Academic background in Women's, Gender and/or Cultural Studies
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    • Experience as a professional, student staff or volunteer at a Women's Center, Gender, Center or Cultural Center
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    • Experience in Cross Cultural work
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    • Peer/Crisis Counseling Experience
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    • Support/Discussion Group Facilitation
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    • Experience in budgeting and supervision in a professional setting

    Filing Deadline:

    May 24, 2017

    Application Procedures:

    Complete the required fields on the online application, a resume, and three professional references, including telephone numbers, are required. A cover letter that addresses your qualifications for the position is also required. Full consideration will not be given to applicants who fail to complete all application requirements.

    Pursuant to Executive Order 1088, reasonable accommodation is to be provided upon request from an employee or applicant with disabilities, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the campus. What constitutes a reasonable accommodation is to be determined by the campus on a case-by-case basis after it has received the individual's request for accommodation and engaged in an interactive process. Employees or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation should contact Human Resources directly at (559) 278-2032.

    How To Apply:

    To apply for this or any open position at Fresno State visit our online employment site at: http://jobs.csufresno.edu/

    Other Requirements:

    Pursuant to the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, any offer of employment is contingent upon verification of individual's eligibility to be employed in the United States.

    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be satisfactorily completed (as determined by the CSU) before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete or pass the background check may be the basis for rescinding an offer of employment and/or affect the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for posted positions identified as sensitive.

    California State University, Fresno annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Fresno State, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to or accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, alcohol/drug use, crime prevention, reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Campus Police Department or by accessing the following web site: http://www.fresnostate.edu/adminserv/police/clery/index.html

    The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following web site: http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html

    This position may be a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

    Other Applicant Information:

    Applicants will receive confirmation of receipt of their application materials via automatic email reply. In addition, qualified applicants will receive email notification at the conclusion of the recruitment process.

    It is the policy of the California State University to fill vacant positions represented by the California State University Employees' Union (CSUEU) with qualified applicants currently employed on the campus. Other applicants may be selected when it is necessary to meet the best interests of the campus by obtaining specialized skills and abilities not available from campus applicants.

    Equal Employment Opportunity:

    The California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Order 883 prohibits discrimination and Executive Order 927 prohibits harassment, on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity, per HR 2004-12), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Retaliation against individuals for complaining about these proscribed conduct, opposing such conduct, or participating in an investigation or proceeding involving such conduct is prohibited by both executive orders.

    Further, the California State University, Fresno's statement of commitment to equal employment opportunity principles is also found in the various collective bargaining agreements.

    General Information:

    California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to offer high-quality educational opportunities to qualified students at the bachelor's and master's levels, and in certain applied disciplines, at the doctoral level. The current student enrollment is approximately 24,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and world. California State University, Fresno promotes student learning and community engagement through faculty scholarship and service learning opportunities in collaboration with community organizations, educational institutions, industry, business and government. The University was one of the first U.S. Colleges and Universities to be selected by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its Community Engagement Classification.

    Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 600,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley on the western edge of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. The campus is within driving distance of San Francisco, Los Angeles, Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, the Monterey Peninsula, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.



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