Coordinator of African American Programs and Leadership Development (Student Services Professio...
Job Title: Coordinator of African American Programs and Leadership Development (Student Services Professional III)
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 13761
Job Code: 3084 Student Services Professional III
Job Grade: Range A
Department: Cross Cultural & Gender Center
Salary Range: $4,691 - $6,683 per month
Anticipated Hiring Salary: $4,691 per month
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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 Cross Cultural and Gender Center exists to contribute significantly to the continued development of a safe and welcoming environment for the Fresno State community. We foster meaningful dialogue and activism that works to eliminate racism, sexism, heterosexism, and other forms of oppression. Our values are based on the feminist principles of equality, intersectionality, and human rights. The center is a community that works toward creating an atmosphere where students, faculty, staff and administrators are empowered and supported in their efforts to lead successful lives--academically, professionally, and personally. The Center is home to a broad variety of programs and services including but not limited to:
- Cross Cultural Programs and Services
- African American
- American Indian
- Asian Pacific Islander
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 African American and Cross Cultural programs, social justice, and student leadership opportunities while providing support to other affinity groups.var RichTextValue = PTRTEFillcache('https://cmshr.fresnostate.edu/psp/HFRPRD_newwin/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL','PT_RTE_IMG_DB_LOC','record://PTRTDB','HRS_JO_PDSC_VW_DESCRLONG$2','1');var TextAreaObject = document.getElementById('HRS_JO_PDSC_VW_DESCRLONG$2');TextAreaObject.innerHTML = RichTextValue;
- Develop, organize, and implement diverse campus-wide programming and services with a focus on African American and Cross Cultural related issues.Design and execute programs related to African American and cross cultural student development and leadership.Develop curriculum and events to address disparities and cultural and social justice issues from an African American perspective.Provide education and outreach programming that address disparities, cultural and social justice issues from an African American perspective.Provide services, support, and advisement for a diverse group of individual students as well as student clubs and organizations.Share in the leadership of several events sponsored or co-sponsored by the unit.Work with student groups, particularly cultural clubs and organizations, to ensure successful programs and service delivery.Plan, implement and assess a broad array of leadership development programs, services and resources for students, and student organization leaders and members.Establish effective relationships to collaborate, partner and coordinate services with campus stakeholders and staff to develop effective leaders.Create opportunities for students to interact with community leaders and other stakeholders.All members of the Cross Cultural and Gender Center staff take leadership roles in events such as Diversity Awareness Week and other cultural celebrations and commemorations.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- General knowledge of the principles, practices, and trends of the Student Services fieldKnowledge of diversity issues in higher education administrationDemonstrated understanding of interpersonal relationships within an academic settingExcellent oral and written communications skillsStrong interpersonal, organizational and conflict management skills
- Ability to:
Determine appropriate courses of action and proper techniques to utilize while engaged with individuals in personal and sensitive situationsWork with university and community constituents to support successful programming
- Advise students, individually and/or in groups Provide counseling and support to students in distress
- Recruit, train and maintain a core group of volunteers Identify and develop opportunities for student empowermentCarry out a variety of complex assignments in a fast-paced environmentUnderstand and interpret policies, rules and regulationsEstablish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, faculty, administrators, staff and community constituentsWork irregular and flexible hours
Education and Experience
- Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field. Three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience.
- A Master's Degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Scoail 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.
- Well-versed and experienced in the issues facing African Americans in Higher Education and in the broader community.
- A Master's degree in Student Personnel Administration, Psychology or Counseling or a closely related field.Experience in the practices, procedures and administration of African American and Cross Cultural programs and services, student development and student activities programs or closely related programs and services.Background in cultural competency training, and demonstrated ability to work with the African American community.Experience in event planning.Experience in budgeting and supervision in a professional setting.Support/Discussion group facilitation skills and experience.
Applications received by August 30, 2019 will be reviewed for minimum qualifications and given full consideration by the hiring manager and/or search committee. Qualified applicants received after that date will be forwarded at the request of the hiring manager and/or search committee.var RichTextValue = PTRTEFillcache('https://cmshr.fresnostate.edu/psp/HFRPRD_newwin/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL','PT_RTE_IMG_DB_LOC','record://PTRTDB','HRS_JO_PDSC_VW_DESCRLONG$8','1');var TextAreaObject = document.getElementById('HRS_JO_PDSC_VW_DESCRLONG$8');TextAreaObject.innerHTML = RichTextValue;
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/var RichTextValue = PTRTEFillcache('https://cmshr.fresnostate.edu/psp/HFRPRD_newwin/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL','PT_RTE_IMG_DB_LOC','record://PTRTDB','HRS_JO_PDSC_VW_DESCRLONG$10','1');var TextAreaObject = document.getElementById('HRS_JO_PDSC_VW_DESCRLONG$10');TextAreaObject.innerHTML = RichTextValue;
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.
California State University, Fresno, in conjunction with the CSU policy, requires that the successful candidate complete a full background check (including a criminal records check) prior to assuming this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete or pass the background check may impact the job offer or 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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following web site: https://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083-rev-7-21-17.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.
Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.
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.var RichTextValue = PTRTEFillcache('https://cmshr.fresnostate.edu/psp/HFRPRD_newwin/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL','PT_RTE_IMG_DB_LOC','record://PTRTDB','HRS_JO_PDSC_VW_DESCRLONG$12','1');var TextAreaObject = document.getElementById('HRS_JO_PDSC_VW_DESCRLONG$12');TextAreaObject.innerHTML = RichTextValue;
Equal Employment Opportunity
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, California State University, Fresno's statement of commitment to equal employment opportunity principles is also found in the various collective bargaining agreements.
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.