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INITIAL REVIEW DATE (IRD)
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The IRD for this job is: 09-12-2022
ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ
UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the most beautiful in the world.
UCSC Resource Centers offer counter-spaces for students who are queer, trans, non-binary, womxn, and people of color, and engage the broader campus about issues and challenges facing our communities. The Resource Centers impact institutional policies and campus climate, and RCs offer programs and services to foster students' personal and professional growth, through community-based leadership development. The Resource Centers' vision is for students to feel fully affirmed in their diverse and intersecting identities, empowered in their academic success, and graduate with a sense of belonging. Resource Centers include the following units: African American Resource Center, American Indian Resource Center (AARCC), Asian American/Pacific Islander Resource Center (AA/PIRC), El Centro: Chicanx Latinx Resource Center, Lionel Cantu Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex Resource Center (Cantu Queer Center), and the Womxn's Center.
Mission and Vision Statement
Through campus and community partnerships the mission of El Centro is to promote a critical understanding of Chicanx and Latinx communities within the United States and internationally, by offering workshops as well as an extensive programming calendar. El Centro promotes cultural affirmation, social justice values and community service. Students attending activities gain insight into cultural dynamics, social and political processes and the historical significance of the contributions that Chicanx and Latinx communities have made to the U.S and to the broader world community. El Centro offers a comfortable space for students who are eager to learn more about campus resources, Chicanx Latinx student organizations, faculty and staff connections, and about opportunities for campus involvement. Additionally, integrated into all programming are efforts that raise awareness of the social, political, economic, historical, and cultural realities of Chicanx and Latinx populations.
Under the general supervision of the El Centro: Chicanx Latinx Resource Director, the Program Coordinator will coordinate multiple programs, provide substantial administrative support, and perform supervisory duties of student interns for El Centro. The Program Coordinator will work with student populations and issues as they relate to academic success and personal development in a comprehensive university setting. The incumbent will also assist in developing and executing co-curricular, academic, educational and collaborative programming among all the Resource Centers in partnership with other Division of Student Success units and academic departments, with particular focus on programs that serve Chicanx Latinx students. Resource Centers include African American Resource and Cultural Center (AARCC), American Indian Resource Center (AIRC), Asian American/Pacific Islander Resource Center (AA/PIRC), El Centro: Chicanx Latinx Resource Center, Womxn's Center, and Lionel Cantu Gay Lesbian Bi Trans Intersex Resource Center (Cantu Queer Center). Using professional student services theories and concepts, the Program Coordinator performs a limited range of duties and responsibilities within a Student Life program. The Program Coordinator works independently to provide information and interpretation of clearly defined policies, procedures and regulations. The Program Coordinator receives direction regarding more complex issues and / or program(s), identifies individual student needs for programs and services, and advises on appropriate programs and resources.
Salary Information: Salary Range: $22.89 - $26.87 / Hourly. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.
No. of Positions: 1
Benefits Level Eligibility: Full benefits
Percentage of Time: 100%, 40 Hours per Week
Days of the Week: Mon-Fri
Shift Includes: Day
Employee Classification: This is a Contract appointment
Job End Date: 06-30-2023, with the possibility of extension
Work Location: UC Santa Cruz Main Campus
Union Representation: Non-Represented
Job Code Classification: 004563 (STDT LIFE DEV SPEC 2)
Travel: Never or Rarely
50% - PROGRAM PLANNING
Provides essential support services for a student program(s) and / or provides basic academic support services for Chicanx Latinx communities at UCSC.
Assist Resource Center Directors and Specialists in producing and promoting large-scale events and project management, with particular focus on programs and events out of El Centro; such as contacting guests and coordinating travel, schedules, and day of program volunteer coordination and logistic details.
Works with outside agencies to refer students to engage in public service roles; identifies resources for student volunteer opportunities.
Connect bi-annually with local Santa Cruz organizations to identify opportunities for programming and service collaborations.
Coordinate student panels and visits to the center for outside groups that contact UCSC and want to learn more about Chicanx Latinx student life at UCSC.
Support the El Centro Graduate Student Coordinator in their role to develop graduate student programming and services for Chicanx Latinx graduate students.
Plan and coordinate logistics for El Centro Annual Events including La Bienvenida: New Student Welcome, Dia de los Muertos Ceremonia, Pachanga, Nuestras Raices, and Chicanx Latinx Year-End Ceremony, as well as Resource Centers collaborative programs and activities such as, Student Leadership Institute, Resource Center welcome events and mixers, Resource Center leadership retreats, Big Break, and ERC Open House.
Plan and coordinate specific cultural activities aimed at outreach, recruitment, and retention of historically underrepresented students and families within Chicanx Latinx communities.
Collaborate with various campus units and faculty to support UCSC's mission as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).
Develop and oversee community service projects; handle all aspects of program coordination, including finances, fundraising, speaker/facilitator relations, content development, publicity, and necessary materials.
Evaluate programs in writing, including statistical data; report regularly on content and success of programs.
Maintains relationships with internal and external organization's stakeholders, particularly internal and external organizations that serve Chicanx Latinx communities, important to program success.
Plan and coordinate collaborative programs with campus units, academic departments and student groups.
In partnership with other professional staff at El Centro, co-develop and implement training for various campus units, including residential staff, student groups, and classes.
25% - ADVISING AND SUPERVISING STUDENTS
Provides transactional advising and guidance to student leaders participating in El Centro internships programs, student government, co-curricular programs and / or organizations on non-sensitive issues. Facilitates student development in leadership, communication skills, project coordination and in establishing goals.
General supervision of student workers, volunteers, and interns; provide training, orientation, supervision and evaluation of student staff and volunteers who work on various projects in collaboration with El Centro Director and the Graduate Student Coordinator.
Assist in selection, hiring, and training of student interns and volunteers
Maintain commitment to recruitment and management efforts that will support the achievement of campus/departmental affirmative action goals and enhance staff diversity
Recruit, train, and coordinate volunteers for large-scale programs, including creating Google forms, communicating with students, support with publicity and assigning tasks.
Advise Student Program Coordinators and Lead Interns on program development, learning outcomes, and project management.
Under the guidance of El Centro Director, RC Directors, or RC specialists, resolves non-complex individual cases regarding student affairs or student life.
Advise individual students and student staff/interns on academic, career, and personal issues; make needed referrals; develop and update referral listings.
Monitor student intern academic performance and maintain accurate grade reporting information.
20% - ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
Serves as an advisor to a small student service operation, which may include training students and staff, preparing budgets, and fiscal analysis.
Represent El Centro at relevant campus committee meetings; serve as primary administrative support for staff and committees requiring staff participation; responsible for minute preparation during weekly professional and student staff meetings.
Supervise and maintain student intern schedules, work logs and chore tasks within the space, as needed
Coordinate El Centro staff and student participation and schedule for on campus resource fairs.
Develop and maintain comprehensive knowledge of campus and unit policies, procedures and regulations related to unit programming; furnish such information as necessary and make referrals as appropriate.
Establish work standards and office procedures and ensure consistent application, in consultation with El Centro Director.
Manage facilities, reservations, office supplies, and equipment.
Assist in fiscal management, including creating and closing Purchase Orders, reviewing encumbrances, and submitting necessary forms for purchases, reimbursements, and other fiscal matters.
Assist with the maintenance and staffing of the Ethnic Resource Centers Lounge and Front Desk, as needed.
May provide recommendations and suggestions for changes and / or development of new activities and services.
Assess programming needs; work with Chicanx Latinx communities to design and implement programs; develop programming with student organizations, colleges, resource centers, and other campus units.
Maintain databases of El Centro internship program alumni, staff/faculty affiliated with El Centro programs, and student leaders from Chicanx Latinx groups
Maintain archives of events; design materials to evaluate, assess, and maintain statistics and produce reports on programming events.
5% - OTHER
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Experience in creating, implementing, and publicizing diverse, successful, mostly low-budget large-and small-scale events.
Excellent initiative, resourcefulness, and problem-solving skills.
Attention to detail.
Excellent organization skills and abilities sufficient to independently establish priorities and complete concurrent assignments with frequent interruptions and noisy work environment.
Strong cultural competency skills to engage with individuals from diverse backgrounds, particularly those with identities served by this Resource Center.
Experience working with diverse student populations, including student organizations, and campus departments and committees.
Knowledge / understanding of diversity issues in higher education.
Related administrative experience sufficient to provide support functions to the Resource Center Director and staff.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to give, receive and record clear, concise information or directions (written and oral), facilitate discussions, and mediate conflict resolutions.
Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy, sensitivity and helpfulness when interacting with students, faculty and staff from diverse cultural or socio-economic backgrounds or handling sensitive issues.
Ability to produce detailed reports and documents; ability to analyze data, present findings, and suggest resolutions.
Ability to learn policies and procedures from both verbal and written sources; ability to apply and explain office policies and procedures with consistency.
Knowledge and experience using standard office computer applications such as Google Email and Calendars, Word, Excel, database software.
Experience with advising, especially to college-age students.
Experience in website creation or content management.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Possession of a valid license to drive in the State of California.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
The University of California has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, covered employees must submit proof of vaccination or have an approved exception or deferral, eight (8) weeks from date of hire.
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here.
All UCSC employees must understand and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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