Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $57,165 - $65,000 / Annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Involves planning, developing, implementing and advising on programs, services, activities and processes for students in their non-academic life at the university, including residential life, public service, student conduct and judicial affairs, identity-based matters, sexual violence, leadership development, student government, student businesses, student organizations, and other student resource center areas.
Under the general direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Success and the Managing Director for the Resource Centers, the Director develops, manages, and supervises all programs and activities for the Asian American/Pacific Islander Resource Center (AA/PIRC). The Director is responsible for formulating policies & procedures and long-term and short-term organizational goals for the Center. The Director works cooperatively with Directors of other Student Success units and with academic groups as appropriate, and is a member of the Student Success Leadership Team. The Director also works with advisory groups, student interns and community partners to create programming and programs that support undergraduate and graduate students. The Director represents the AA/PIRC in campus-wide committees and to the off-campus community and is responsible for having a direct campus wide impact on the structural diversity and campus climate of the University. The Director manages the operating and programming budget and is responsible for developing external fundraising, and for overseeing the Center's facilities. The Director is responsible for hiring, training, and supervising professional staff, graduate & undergraduate student staff and interns. The Director carries out this two-fold mission through the administration of programs, projects, initiatives, celebrations, and ceremonies that not only assist in the retention of students, but also help educate the larger campus community about Asian American/Pacific Islander students.
Resource Centers (RC) fall under Division of Student Success and include the African American Resource & Cultural Center, American Indian Resource Center, AA/PIRC, Chicano Latino Resource Center, Cantu Queer Center and Women's Center. RCs serve as safe and respectful environments that nurture and support interaction among undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff and the community at large. RC's primary goal is education and social justice through high quality academic, social & cultural programming and leadership development. In addition, RCs provide services including: student advocacy, referrals to campus & community resources, advising, counseling & crisis support, academic support, and support for retention.
The Asian American/Pacific Islander Resource Center, established in 1999, provides and enhances opportunities for developing leadership, building a stronger sense of community on campus and linking students to community service opportunities. AA/PIRC offers education and dialogue on issues affecting Asian American/Pacific Islanders toward addressing students' multiple and diverse academic, social, cultural, and other cocurricular needs. Students also gain leadership experience through the AA/PIRC Internship, volunteering, and/or participating in student programs. Annual programs include Leadership Mixers, mental health workshops, Heritage Month & Cultural Celebration Night, Stand Up Comedy Night, Year End Ceremony, and Student Alumni Inspiring Leadership (S.A.I.L) Mentor Program. S.A.I.L. offers a culturally relevant and community-oriented approach to professional development through a series of alumni panels that address topics such as the model minority myth & the bamboo ceiling, balancing personal passions with family obligations, navigating stereotypes in the workplace, nontraditional career paths, and networking through community building.
This position requires passing a pre-employment criminal history background check. Selected candidates cannot begin work until passing their background check. Please note: Time required to complete this process may vary and can be lengthy.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, public relations, team and consensus building, teaching, facilitation and public speaking skills.
Substantial knowledge of relevant and current issues that impact the retention and academic success of undergraduate and graduate Asian American/Pacific Islander students in higher education.
Substantial experience in policy formation, administrative planning, project management, budget management, program development and assessment, and creative problem solving.
Substantial experience and ability in analyzing, identifying, and implementing strategies for services and programs for the particular needs of Asian American/Pacific Islander identified students, and ability to advocate for these students both in an academic environment and in the community.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 10-25-2018
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (https://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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