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Program Coordinator - Black Cultural Resource Center

Chabot-Las Positas Community College District
Las Positas College, 3000 Campus Hill Dr., Livermore, CA 94551

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Program Coordinator - Black Cultural Resource Center

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Las Positas College, 3000 Campus Hill Dr., Livermore, CA 94551


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Las Positas College
Las Positas College provides an inclusive, learning-centered, equity-focused environment that offers educational opportunities and support for completion of students’ transfer, degree, and career-technical goals while promoting lifelong learning. At Las Positas College we know that equity will be achieved by changing the impacts of structural racism, ableism, homophobia, and systematic poverty on student success and access to higher education, achieved through continuous evaluation and improvement of all services. We believe in a high-quality education focused on learning and an inclusive, culturally-relevant environment that meets the diverse needs of all our students and staff.
Equity is parity in student educational outcomes; it places belonging for students of color and disproportionately impacted students at center focus. Our prized and emerging equity efforts include Puente, Umoja, ConnectUp, Brother 2 Brother, Sister 2 Sister, Black Student Union, Presidential Task Force on Systemic and Institutionalized Racism, the Presidential Speaker Series, Black Education Association, UndocuAlly Taskforce, curriculum reviews and a linguistic justice curriculum.
Located in Livermore, Las Positas College is becoming an institution that reflects the diversity in California. We are a learning-centered institution focused on excellence and student success, and are fully committed to supporting all Tri-Valley residents in their quest for education and advancement.
Joining Our College CommunityWe seek equity-minded applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to an educational community. We look for applicants who:

  1. Value and intentionally promote diversity and consciousness of difference
  2. Demonstrate cultural humility and an ongoing desire to improve cultural competence
  3. Are dedicated to addressing issues of social justice
  4. Accept their shared role and responsibility in addressing opportunity and achievement gaps experienced by students
  5. Have experience and success in closing student equity gaps and engaging in equitable practices, or are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about implementing practices that achieve these goals
  6. Actively seek to identify, disrupt, and remove institutional and/or systemic barriers that adversely impact historically marginalized communities
  7. Empower the underrepresented and underserved
  8. Foster students’ potential to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders
  9. Believe that all people have the right to an education and work environment free from fear, harassment, or discrimination
The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Program Coordinator – Black Cultural Resource Center for Las Positas College in Livermore, California.

Summary Description
Under direction, oversee and coordinate the services and activities of the Black Cultural Resource Center at an assigned college; including performing a variety of para-professional, technical, and complex office support work while exercising independent judgment in the satisfactory completion of duties; and coordinate with administration, faculty, staff, and community members to enlist support, cooperation, and participation in appropriate activities.

This is a grant/categorically funded position. Continuation of this position is contingent upon available funding on a year to year basis.

Representative Duties:

The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
1. Coordinate the daily services and activities related to the Black Cultural Resource Center (BCRC).
2. Coordinate, implement, recruit, and promote support services for the BCRC as determined by program and student needs.

3. Partner and collaborate with Transfer Center Coordinator to promote and register students for HBCU workshops, caravan and tours, when funding permits.

4. Participate in the identification, planning, development and implementation of activities and services that promote and enhance support for Black Diaspora students.

5. Develop systems to monitor and evaluate program effectiveness; participate in ongoing program review to continually assess effectiveness.

6. Maintain records, files, and statistics to ensure compliance with Federal and State reporting requirements, including the State Chancellor’s Office MIS data reporting; coordinate and participate in the preparation of required reports.

7. Ensure coordination and compliance with statewide Umoja Learning Community.

8. Act as liaison with college and community partners to enhance awareness and advocate for support of the Black Cultural Resource Center.

9. Assist in maintaining assigned program financial records for the BCRC; recommend adjustments as necessary; prepare budget reports as required.

10. Oversee development of in-reach and outreach materials (e.g., brochures, flyers, posters, social media, website, etc.) to enhance awareness of services provided by the Black Cultural Resource Center.

11. Provide support for College’s Student Equity & Achievement (SEA) Program activities to maximize potential State funding allocation, which includes required steps for priority enrollment, assessment/placement, orientation, educational planning, follow-up services, and retention services.

12. Provide staff assistance to the assigned administrator or appropriate manager; participate on a variety of committees; prepare reports and other correspondence as appropriate and necessary.

13. Attend and participate in professional group meetings; maintain awareness of issues, trends, and developments in related programs and services; keep abreast of changing technologies and software programs to support targeted students.

14. Coordinate active marketing and social media presences for the Black Cultural Resource Center.

15. Provide assistance with college-wide activities, events, and programs related to students using the BCRC.

16. Perform related duties as required.

Minimum Education and Experience:

Any combination of the following would provide a typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities.

Education/Training:A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration, workforce/economic development, education, or a related field.

Experience:Three years of increasingly responsible administrative, technical, and/or programmatic experience, preferably developing and operating programs requiring partnering with multiple agencies, programs, and complex systems.

License or Certificate:
Possession of an appropriate, valid driver’s license.

Minimum Qualifications:

The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.

Knowledge of:1. Issues faced by Black student population and knowledge of various community resources and support groups is desirable.

2. Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations including applicable sections of the State Education Code and other applicable laws.

3. Principles and practices of program planning and implementation.

4. Principles, practices, and procedures of fiscal, statistical, and administrative record keeping.

5. Outreach, marketing, and social media principles and techniques.

6. Principles and practices of fiscal, statistical, and administrative research and report preparation.

7. Principles of communicating and collaborating effectively with students, faculty, staff, and administration.

8. The diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds of the community college students and the community at large.

9. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.

10. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.

Ability to:1. Coordinate and direct programs, activities, and operations of the Black Cultural Resource Center.
2. Carry out work objectives in an organized, efficient, and timely manner without immediate supervision.
3. Perform detailed and complex specialized technical, programmatic, and administrative support duties involving the use of independent judgment and personnel initiative with speed and accuracy.

4. Recommend and implement goals and objectives for providing various programs and operations.

5. Maintain databases, update website and computer

6. Understand, interpret, and apply general and specific administrative and departmental policies and procedures as well as applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations.

7. Research information using your own initiative.

8. Organize, assimilate, and analyze information.

9. Respond tactfully, clearly, concisely, and appropriately to requests and inquiries from the public, students, District staff and faculty, or other agencies.

10. Make regular contact with students, staff, and the public to discuss routine and complex scheduling and financial transactions and resolve problems within specified standards.

11. Supervise, direct, and coordinate the work of assigned staff and students.

12. Complete required forms and surveys.

13. Prepare clear and concise reports.

14. Collect and receive monies and write receipts.

15. Prepare a variety of clear and concise administrative and financial records.

16. Set up and maintain a variety of databases.

17. Set up and maintain a variety of files and records.

18. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

19. Work under pressure of deadlines.

20. Plan and organize work to meet schedules and change deadlines.

21. Carry out work objectives in an organized, efficient, and timely manner.

22. Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

23. Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems.

24. Type and/or enter data at a speed necessary for successful job performance.

25. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

26. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

27. Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio-economic, and disabled populations of community college students.

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience working in the Umoja Learning Community.

Job Work Schedule:

40 hours/week, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., hours may vary depending on department needs, occasional evenings and weekends required as needed, 12 months/year. On-campus work required 5 days/week.

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting; occasionally travel from site to site. Incumbents may be required to work evenings and weekends.

Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

EEO Statement:

It is the policy of this District to provide equal opportunity in all areas of
employment practices and to assure that there shall be no discrimination against
any person on the basis of sex, ancestry, age, marital status, race, religious
creed, mental disability, medical condition (including HIV and AIDS), color,
national origin, physical disability, family or sexual preference status and other
similar factors in compliance with Title IX, Sections 503 and 504 of the
Rehabilitation Act, other federal and state non-discrimination regulations, and its
own statements of philosophy of objectives. The District encourages the filing of
applications by both sexes, ethnic minorities, and the disabled.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

The Board of Trustees has updated Board Policy 7330 to incorporate information on COVID vaccination requirements, which are currently suspended. Accordingly, employee(s) must comply with the Board Policy found at:

Any subsequent updates can be found here:

Notification to Applicants:

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position

Instructions for Personal Qualifications Statement:

The purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to provide information on how your education and experience relate to the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as you do for your cover letter.


Working at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District

Chabot and Las Positas Colleges both aim to provide an educational foundation for transfer to the four-year college/university, career and technical education (CTE) certificates, and life-long learning opportunities. The combined student population of more than 29,000 students includes those from throughout the Bay Area, and Central Valley, as well as from other states and more than 40 foreign countries.

• Educational Excellence forms the foundation of our district and governs the planning, implementation, and evaluation of everything we do

• Curriculum Relevancy ensures that our students benefit from the latest and most innovative curriculum available; this requires constant, active improvement

• Community Collaboration with local business, government, educational institutions, civic organizations, community groups, science, and industry partners results in a team effort to provide educational opportunities that best serve our students and our community

• The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District (CLPCCD) celebrates more than 50 years of educating the San Francisco East Bay

• CLPCCD adds approximately $508.9 million in annual income to its East Bay service area

Chabot College has delivered education opportunity to our communities through excellent transfer, degree, career technical and lifelong learning programs. Chabot is the birthplace of model support services such as the Puente, Daraja, and Early Childhood Mentor-Teacher Programs. Ours is a story of student success and a democratic commitment to equal access to excellence in education for all.

Puente Project

A highly-acclaimed program founded at Chabot College in 1981 which explores the Mexican American/Latino experience and has served thousands of California students. Community colleges with Puente programs transfer 44 percent more Latino students to the University of California than colleges without Puente.

DARAJA Project

Offers academic support services and a curriculum focused on African-American literature, history, and issues. Daraja students do better in school and transfer to four-year universities at a higher rate.

Las Positas’ rich course offerings prepare students for degree and certificate completion, transfer to a four-year university, basic skills for success in college, and job retraining. Students are also able to study in career programs designed by the faculty and the community to meet local workforce demands.

Engineering Tech Partnership

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Alameda County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and Las Positas College (LPC) established a 24-month academic program to provide a technical education and hands-on training for veterans. The new Engineering Technology Program at Las Positas is designed to help veterans develop the skills and training needed for engineering technician careers and establishes a pipeline of qualified candidates for LLNL and other Bay Area employers such as NASA and Sandia and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories.

Viticulture and Business Program

The college’s award-winning Viticulture and Winery Technology Program partners with the historic and thriving Livermore Valley wine industry. The Business Program, the college’s most popular major, provides training for area businesses, including an industry-specific Retail Management Program, and sponsors a Business and Entrepreneurship Speaker Series.

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