Program Coordinator - Black Cultural Resource CenterPosition Type:
Classified Position Code:
1.0Pay Rate (or Annual Salary):
Las Positas College, 3000 Campus Hill Dr., Livermore, CA 94551Department:
Student ServicesJob Summary:
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:
- Value and intentionally promote diversity and consciousness of difference
- Demonstrate cultural humility and an ongoing desire to improve cultural competence
- Are dedicated to addressing issues of social justice
- Accept their shared role and responsibility in addressing opportunity and achievement gaps experienced by students
- 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
- Actively seek to identify, disrupt, and remove institutional and/or systemic barriers that adversely impact historically marginalized communities
- Empower the underrepresented and underserved
- Foster students’ potential to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders
- 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.Minimum Education and Experience:
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.
Any combination of the following would provide a typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities. Minimum Qualifications:
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.
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. Desirable Qualifications:
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.
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. EEO Statement:
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.
It is the policy of this District to provide equal opportunity in all areas ofPosting Number:
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.
01/16/2024Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial 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:Notification to Applicants:
Any subsequent updates can be found here: http://districtazure.clpccd.org/urgentalerts/index.php.
The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised positionInstructions 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.