Cascade Campus Director of Campus Diversity/Multicultural Affairs

Job description

Cascade Campus Director of Campus Diversity/Multicultural Affairs

Requisition Number

Open Date

Cascade Campus

705 N Killingsworth Street, Portland, OR

Hours of Work
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday

Position Status
Management; Level J; Full-time; Exempt

Starting Salary Range
Minimum $61,081 to range mid-point of $74,823. Placement generally will not exceed the mid-point, based on qualifications, experience and internal equity. (Full Range is $61,081 to $88,567)

Job Close Date
For best consideration apply by August 10, 2018

Job Summary
In this newly created position, the Director of Campus Diversity/Multicultural Affairs will lead campus efforts to improve outcomes related to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Specifically, this position will provide leadership in advancing cultural competency at the campus level; build a welcoming and supportive campus climate for students, faculty and staff; implement best practices for retaining a diverse workforce and student body and employ strategies that foster equitable student success.

This position will have administrative responsibility for researching, developing, implementing and maintaining a range of successful practices supporting a campus climate that values and prioritizes equity, diversity and inclusion. The Director of Campus Diversity/Multicultural Affairs will also be responsible for assessing the effectiveness of current diversity and equity goals, and is expected to lead the campus to measurable improvements.

The position will also teach the following Counseling and Guidance Courses:
CG 180 Intercultural Leadership for Mentees
CG 190 Intercultural Leadership for Mentors
CG 191 Exploring Identity and Diversity for College Students

PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.
PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employers Retirement System (PERS) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS. PCC also provides a 2% contribution to a 403(b) account for eligible management personnel. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Paid Leave:
14.67 hours of Vacation leave per month
1 day of Sick Leave per month
11 Holidays
3 additional Personal Leave days per year

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children under 24 years of age, as well as tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions.


Typical Job Duties and Responsibilities

1. Leads Campus equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives and strategic objectives; provides strategic vision, leadership coordination and planning. May lead committees, councils, or other PCC groups; acts as a change agent.
2. Supervises academic professionals, paraprofessionals, technical/support, and/or classified staff. Hires, evaluates, trains, disciplines and recommends dismissal of staff as necessary.
3. Assesses the effectiveness of current diversity and equity goals, and leads the Campus to measurable improvements.
4. Develops and implements cultural competence, social justice and equity workshops and training. May deliver classroom instruction.
5. Collaborates with other college entities to expand, develop and coordinate outreach and awareness programs, such as DACA (undocumented student programs), etc., with community organizations designed to increase the enrollment and success of traditionally marginalized student populations. Serves on committees and boards. Participates in professional organizations and conferences.
6. Collaborates and partners with the PCC Office of Equity and Inclusion on overlapping issues, projects, and initiatives, to ensure alignment with the Office of Equity and Inclusion. Actively engage with District Leader of Diversity Council (DLDC).
7. Acts as a resource for Campus faculty, staff, and students, including resource centers and resource programs.
8. Manages program budget(s); prepares cost estimates, budget recommendations and makes and monitors budget expenditures and adjustments.
9. Provides oversight and management of the Campus Multicultural Center and related programs.
10. Mentors and works with student leaders and other students to support, design, and implement programs, special events, and services that support student success and development.
11. Develops and implements retention programs that support student success. Provides mentoring, job shadowing, seminars, workshops, student involvement programs, support groups, re-entry and transition, etc.
12. Attends conferences and trainings, and researches best practices, policies and regulations, broader social issues, and current theory toward developing, improving, and implementing existing and new programs.
13. Provides Campus or District-wide professional development, faculty and staff educational programs, and presentations for signature events related to assigned area of responsibility.
14. Works with PCC Grants Office and others to identify potential grant sources and opportunities; initiates and coordinates the development of grant proposals and other funding sources that support the College's diversity, equity, and inclusion goals. Implements and reports on grant funded projects and programs.
15. Instrumental in promoting focus award program including course work in Social Justice, black studies and women's studies. Coordiante outreach and marketing of program and courses. Coordinate capstone event to celebrate students completing program
16. Provides information on available resources and services. Participates in a variety of meetings, committees, or other related groups to communicate information regarding services, programs, areas of opportunity and other pertinent information related to Center mission and activities. Develops materials for use in outreach and recruitment.
17. Collects, prepares, reviews, analyzes, and reports on a variety of complex information and data and implements changes to programming based on findings; makes recommendations for broader District-wide initiatives to further education equity or equality and other College initiatives. Analyzes Campus and community needs.
18. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
To be considered for this position, your application materials must show how you meet the following requirements (experience requirements use full-time equivalent):

Masters in Counseling, Psychology (Counseling, Clinical, School, Applied, or Educational), Social Work, Applied Behavioral Science or Education.
Masters in Sociology AND One graduate-level credit-based course in Social Justice or Diversity or Multiculturalism or Multicultural Counseling
Masters in Social Justice
(The Masters degrees above are required to teach CG 180, 190, 191)

Three years' progressively responsible experience related to area of assignment, including two years of lead or supervisory experience.
Successful completion of PCC LEAD Academy or a comparable external leadership training program may substitute for up to 6 months of lead or supervisory experience.


Knowledge of:
-Supervisory principles;
-Advanced principles and practices in equity and inclusion;
-Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes;
-Budget administration principles;
-Marketing principles;
-Grant and/or contract administration principles;
-Analytical methods and techniques;
-Student success, retention, and assessment strategies;
-External and internal resources available;
-Needs assessment methods;
-Fiscal accounting principles;
-Strategic planning principles;
-Program development methods and principles;
-Program/project management principles and techniques.

Skill in:
-Exercise of persuasion and influence in complex and sensitive situations;
-Change management;
-Advocating for and facilitating culture shift;
-Supervising subordinate staff;
-Interpreting and applying applicable laws, rules, and regulations;
-Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions, and making recommendations in support of goals;
-Exercise of good judgment in decision-making;
-Managing, marketing, and promoting programs;
-Planning and implementing program components;
-Compiling and analyzing data;
-Conducting needs analysis;
-Speaking in public;
-Conducting outreach activities;
-Preparing collateral and marketing materials;
-Developing strategic plans;
-Assessing the consequences and outcomes of program initiatives;
-Maintaining confidentiality;
-Collaborating and coordinating activities with other internal departments and/or external agencies;
-Utilizing computer technology used for communication, data gathering and reporting.

Able to:
-Work collaboratively with diverse academic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff;
-Effectively communicate in oral and written form;
-Take the initiative;
-See projects through to fruition;
-Prioritize multiple projects and work in an environment with regular interruptions;
-Interpret, analyze and evaluate complex problems to successfully recognize and define solutions;
-Solve problems and defuse conflict situations.

Note to Applicants

- For new employees, Official Transcripts are required to be submitted within 2 weeks of offer date for all degrees stated in the minimum qualifications.

Special/Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
These qualifications and characteristics are critical to success in this important role at PCC. Please clarify in your application materials the experiences, successes and techniques evidencing how you bring these strengths:

1. Familiarity with Critical Race Theory (CRT) or similar frameworks as a means of evaluating workplace dynamics, power relations, instructional norms and practices, curricula

2. Experience working collaboratively and building relationships across lines of race, culture, gender,sexual orientation, age, ability, and class to effect positive cultural change and remove barriers to workplace equities

3. Experience in developing a vision, building consensus, implementing the vision and assessing the impact of the results.

Additional Posting Information

To apply for this position, please submit:
1. Completed Responses to the 3 supplemental questions below.
2. Completed online application
3. Cover Letter (attach document)* Please state how you meet the Preferred Qualifications for the position.
4. Current Resume (attach document)*

* When you apply for the position, you will be given an opportunity to attach the above documents. They may be attached in either "Microsoft Word" or ".pdf" formats.

Applicants selected for further consideration may be asked to complete a supplemental questionnaire.

Notes to Applicant:

- Upon hire candidate will be required to provide official transcripts for all degrees earned.

- Applicants selected for hire will be required to pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment.

- Portland Community College will hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All new employees will be required to complete the designated Immigration Service Employers Verification I-9 form.

- As an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity institution, PCC is actively seeking qualified minorities, women, disabled veterans, veterans and individuals with disabilities to enhance its work force and to reflect the diversity of its student body. Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.

Documents that must be associated with this posting
Cover Letter
Responses to Required Questions

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