Assistant Coordinator, APIDA Center (Student Services Professional I)
San Diego State University
Location: San Diego, California
Internal Number: 3210713
Assistant Coordinator, APIDA Center (Student Services Professional I)
Job No: 515995 Work Type: Locations: San Diego Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Temporary, Full Time, Student Services
The Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity works proactively to address systemic inequities through professional learning, community building, advocacy, policy recommendations and organizational structures, while facilitating an integrated vision and shared responsibility for prioritizing and advancing institutional goals. We aim to foster an affirming campus culture based on the core values of excellence, equity, diversity, belonging and inclusion through:
Recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who are reflective of the diverse student body and communities served by SDSU, and recruiting students who are representative of the rich diversity of the region and the world;
Fostering an environment that is welcoming, affirming, and empowering for students, faculty, staff and alumni of all backgrounds;
Enhancing the career and educational pathways of a diverse student body, the faculty and staff; and
Cultivating relationships with the local community that advance the well-being of diverse individuals and communities.
Position upholds the Student Affairs and Campus Diversity Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, specifically:
'The Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity acknowledges and honors the inherent value and dignity of all individuals by creating and nurturing a learning and working environment that affirms and leverages our community's diversity of traditions, heritages, perspectives, and experiences. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusive excellence designed to facilitate the personal and professional success, growth, development, and well-being of all members of our community. We manifest this commitment through our innovative, strategic and collaborative efforts to develop leaders who believe in and lead others toward practicing civility, mutual respect, and inclusion in our workplaces and society.'
The Assistant Coordinator, under the direction and supervision of the Director of the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Center, provides support for the APIDA Center's efforts in providing an integrated approach to identifying, developing, implementing, and evaluating programs and practices directed toward improving student outreach and yield, academic success, leadership and professional development, inclusion and retention, cultural heritage, overall student experience, etc. Working in collaboration with campus and community partners, the Assistant Coordinator will be trained and assist in the development and implementation of the APIDA Center's advising and programming initiatives and ensure that the APIDA Center is a welcoming space for the APIDA community at SDSU. The Assistant Coordinator will assist with Center operations which includes space management, front desk coverage, administrative and clerical work, promotions and outreach, etc.
For more information regarding the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Center, click here.
This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits-eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before June 30, 2023. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
Education and Experience
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job-related field. Specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
Specialized Skills Required
Documented evidence of being able to take and apply feedback to improve job performance
Ability to understand and follow simple and complex instructions
Ability to effectively administer and coordinate a variety of concurrent and ongoing activities
Ability to interact professionally, effectively, and collaboratively with diverse constituencies, especially students
Ability to exercise discretion, confidentiality, and excellent judgment in responding to controversial, sensitive, and/or emotional issues and situations
Ability to navigate campus politics and policies
Ability to manage time effectively in order to complete a variety of tasks in a reasonable amount of time
Ability to ask for help and effectively assess situations and provide help to others
Possession of strong writing, communication, and presentation skills
Experience assisting or leading student-centered programs, events, and/or educational workshops
Demonstration of professionalism including but not limited to: punctuality, reliability, personal grooming, professional dress, etc.
Willingness to work opening and closing shifts during Center's operational hours
Willingness to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, with advance notice.
Knowledge of Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) histories
Experience working with Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) communities
Experience building community and/or creating student-centered spaces
Possession of at least one year of work experience
Demonstrated evidence of having a growth mindset
Compensation and Benefits
Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,513 per month.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,513 - $4,298 per month.
SDSU Vaccine Policy
In accordance with the California State University system wide policy, students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical or religious exemption in order to access campus. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated for five months after their final dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or for two months after receiving the only dose of a single-dose vaccine. Afterward a COVID-19 booster is required to continue to be considered fully vaccinated.
The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university's secure online health portal prior to beginning work. Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to participate in SDSU's COVID-19 testing program.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on July 21, 2022. To receive full consideration, apply by July 20, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.
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 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.
SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Priscilla Santos at [email protected].
Advertised: Jul 06, 2022 (9:00 AM) Applications Close: Open until filled
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