Director, Asian Pacific Student Programs

Riverside, Riverside County
Jul 02, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Salary: $48,678 - $61,411
Title: Director, Asian Pacific Student Programs
Category: Student Affairs and Advising
Department: Asian Pacific Student Programs
Date Posted: 02/12/2014
8AM - 5PM
Position Information:
The University of California at Riverside seeks a dynamic and conscientious leader to serve as the Director of UCR's Asian Pacific Student Programs office. As part of its commitment to a diverse and inclusive educational experience, UCR supports 7 Ethnic and Gender Program offices that provide support to our diverse student body and create opportunities for learning across differences. As Director of the Asian Pacific Student Programs Office you would be responsible for the development of programs that provide support, education, and advocacy around issues related to Asian and Pacific Islander populations and provide support for this student population. In collaboration with the Assistant Vice Chancellor/Dean of Students and Assistant Dean of Students, you will lead your staff in providing vision and leadership in design, organization, development, implementation, coordination, marketing and evaluation of centralized, comprehensive, innovative programs and services that facilitate personal, social, and academic growth of Asian and Pacific Islander students and the Asian and Pacific Islander community.

Finalists may be given a presentation skills assessment as part of the selection process.

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Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in a related field and significant experience as an advanced professional-level student affairs officer or unit manager/lead of a student affairs function or equivalent; or an equivalent combination of college education and experience.

Expert knowledge of issues and experiences of Asian and Pacific Islander students in Higher Education,
including student development theory, techniques and research associated with ensuring the success of diverse student populations.

Leadership experience in program planning, design, and management and demonstrated creativity and experience developing and evaluating innovative programs.

Demonstrated skill in budget planning, preparation and administration. As well as a proven record of achievement, leadership and management. Substantial experience with the student affairs administration in a large university setting.

Skill in preparing comprehensive and in-depth analysis of complex, sensitive, and multi-faceted issues, particularly under tight time constraints.

Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to establish and maintain strong collegial relationships throughout the University system and broader communities. Skill in working as part of a team and collaborating with colleagues.

Excellent ability to analyze and troubleshoot complex issues with significant impact, and offer and implement creative solutions on sensitive, confidential, often volatile, and complicated issues with tact and political acumen.

Skill in analyzing policy issues, UC policy and procedures, and other directives and form solid recommendations.

Excellent written and verbal skills. Proven ability to effectively and professionally communicate using tact and diplomacy with internal and external campus community and maintain confidentiality

Strong supervisory, training and motivational skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of the applicable UC policies and procedures governing areas related to the responsibilities of the job.

Masters Degree in a related field.
Additional Information:
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #8 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2012-13). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 46th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2012-13) and is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview