Toro Dreamers Resource Center Coordinator
This is a full-time, permanent (probationary) position.
Salary Range and Max Salary
The application deadline is: Thursday, April 12, 2018.
The salary range for this classification is: $4,421 - 6,299 monthly.
Conditions of Employment
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
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.
Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.
Campus Marketing Statement
California State University, Dominguez Hills, was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system. CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban, comprehensive public university that serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of over 12,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located on a 346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student body, which includes a significant number of non-traditional, working adult students as well as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning programs statewide. The University, with its five Academic Colleges, has more than 300 full-time faculty members and is situated in an area characterized by an extraordinary heterogeneity of people, and an extensive array of high technology industries and professional services.
Department Marketing Statement
Department: Multicultural Affairs
The Division of Student Affairs is responsible for the recruitment, admission, registration, and the recording of education progress of students. In addition, the Division is responsible for services and programs that enhance the quality of campus life and support student success. The following service units operate through the Division of Student Affairs: Admissions, Registrar, Records, Educational Opportunity Program, Encounter to Excellence, Student Success, Financial Aid, International Student Services, Loker Student Union, the Multi Cultural Center, New Student Orientation, Outreach and Information Services, Office of Student Life, Career Center, Student Health and Psychological Services, University Housing , Student disAbility Resource Center and Veteran's Affairs.
More specifically, Student Success programs focus on educational access prior to enrollment, as well as success, retention, and graduation for some of the University's most high-risk student populations (i.e., former foster youth, developmental students, first-generation college-goers, etc.) once matriculated. These programs take a holistic and proactive approach to the provision of targeted advisement, peer support, as well as robust opportunities for campus engagement, and academic, professional, and personal development.
Under direction of the Associate Vice President of Student Success in the Division of Student Affairs, the Coordinator of the Toro Dreamers Resource Center provides leadership, strategic planning and works collaboratively with the Centers staff and Advisory Board to create a safe space aimed at supporting the educational access, success, retention, and graduation of Undocumented Students, while leading campus educational programs and services specific to the experience of undocumented student and community issues. In coordination with campus partners, the incumbent provides academic and personal guidance to undocumented students and oversees individual student cases. The incumbent will work directly with the Assistant Dean of Multicultural Affairs and at times, partner with other affinity centers on campus. The Coordinator further collaborates with campus partners on retention and student success initiatives, including but not limited to campus orientation and the development and implementation of high impact practices that assist undocumented students in persisting to graduation. The incumbent performs complex professional student services work in reviewing difficult individual/group/organizational problems, developing and recommending courses of action, and implementing proposed solutions. The incumbent utilizes a combination of high-level analytical skills and high-level interpersonal skills in order to address the day-to-day and long-term aspects of the work. The incumbent will work closely with students, staff, faculty, and administrators across campus, as well as the Undocumented Student Ally Coalition (USAC) to achieve established goals. The incumbent will also work closely with the broader Student Affairs team, the Undocumented Ally Coalition, and the leadership of the ENF (Espiritu de Nuestro Futuro) student organization, an undocumented student support group, to evaluate best practices and programming for serving CSUDH undocumented students and to create a network of support.
Required Education: 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 where such are job-related.
An advanced degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, or related field is preferred.
Required Experience: Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. One year in the program area to which assigned may be preferred but is not required.
A masters degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the three years of experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional career or personal counseling.
Bilingual; 1-2 years of experience working directly with undocumented students in the areas of advising, program development, coordination and student support related services; experience working with the changing demographics of California youth culture; experience coordinating events such as conferences, workshops and training; experience in outreach, networking, fundraising and grant writing; experience with high impact practices that facilitate access, success, and equity for diverse student populations. Experience working with student organizations, program planning and implementation, training design, and student development program delivery.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of CSU policies and procedures
- Knowledge of current and historical statewide and national undocumented student movement
- Comprehensive, current knowledge of legislation, resources and educational policies, procedures and practices regarding undocumented students, including enrollment processes and financial aid options
- Knowledge and understanding about unique issues that impact undocumented, AB540, and DACA students.
- Working knowledge, and competence in areas of diversity education, program development and implementation, student development, assessment and evaluation
- Knowledge and practice of student development theory, counseling and advising practice, and current trends/issues related to college students
- Ability to plan, develop, coordinate, and organize programs and activities.
- Ability to interact with a diverse student population, faculty, staff, and the general community.
- Ability to analyze complex situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action.
- Ability to respond to sensitive situations that involve immigration, deportation, and limited access to education and employment.
- Ability to advise students individually and in groups on complex student-related matters.
- Ability to complete assignments without detailed instructions.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals.
- Ability to orient Undocumented Students to the culture of the institution and provide support services to help Undocumented Students achieve their educational and personal goals.
- Ability to promote and deepen the understanding of the challenges faced by undocumented immigrants in general, and undocumented students, specifically.
- Ability to provide training to faculty and staff on best practices for support the access, success, retention & graduation of undocumented students.
- Ability to effectively train and supervise students and complete all associated student personnel actions in a timely and accurate manner.
- Ability to accurately prepare and maintain records.
- Ability to accurately analyze data and prepare reports.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Certifications: Valid Drivers License
70% - Identifies and collaborates broadly with all constituents to improve outcomes related to the recruitment, development, enrichment, inclusion, retention, and graduation of Undocumented students.
Works collaboratively and intentionally with Outreach Office, Admissions & Records, Financial Aid, Dominguez Hills First Year Experience (DHFYE), Student Health & Psychological Services, Center for Service-Learning, Internships & Civic Engagement (SLICE), Multicultural Affairs, Office of Student Life, Institutional Research and Data Analytics (IRAP), Academic Departments, and community partners.
Develop and implement a multi-faceted and complex set of programs and services that serve to heighten the awareness of undocumented student issues, develop campus community programs that will facilitate greater interaction and dialogue, establish and provide on-going ally and educational trainings and related materials for the campus community regarding the needs of undocumented students.
Frequently assess the needs of Undocumented Students, set priorities among those needs, and respond to those needs to the extent that the number of students, facilities, and resources permit.
Develop and implement assessment and evaluation processes that incorporate student learning and program improvement outcomes. Conduct regular program evaluations and coordinate Center objectives with the Division of Student Affairs and the University Strategic Plans.
Prepares oral and written reports for the Associate Vice President and, upon request, other relevant campus leadership on Center programs, events, issues, concerns and outcomes.
25% - Annually seat and charge the Toro Dreamers Resource Center Advisory Board; communicate regularly with the Advisory Board and schedule meetings as appropriate.
Design and implement community outreach programs and collaborative partnerships to include making the Center available for campus and community events; represent the Center at both on-campus and off-campus events.
Provide quality web and marketing for programs and services and ensure that events are adequately publicized to maximize impact and student participation.
Serve as a resource person for students, faculty, staff and the community.
Assist with the hiring of student assistants and provide lead work direction, training, and evaluation.
5% - Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
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