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 Subject : Cesar Chavez Center Coordinator Position - Cal Poly Pomona.. 11/14/2017 06:39:55 PM 
Jami Grosser
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Cal Poly Pomona is currently searching for a permanent Coordinator for the Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education. CPP has a 6-Cultural Center model serving a campus population of over 23,000 students. Cal Poly Pomona, a Hispanic Servicing Institution, is part of the California State University System, and has an enrollment of over 80% students of color.

The position requires a bachelor’s plus 3 years of experience, or a masters plus 2 years of experience. Please forward to qualified candidates looking to join our team!

Ranked as one of the best public universities in the West by U.S. News & World Report, Cal Poly Pomona is known for its polytechnic identity and learn-by-doing approach to education. The university recognizes that students who solve the classroom problems of today have an advantage as employees solving the real-world problems of tomorrow. Faculty in all disciplines apply theory to practice, providing students with numerous opportunities to use their knowledge in hands-on projects, research collaborations, and valuable internship and service-learning programs. Located on 1,438 acres in Los Angeles County, the university offers a unique blend of affordability, access and academic excellence, which helps low-income students reach personal, career and financial success. The New York Times calls Cal Poly Pomona an engine of upward mobility.

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Type of Appointment: Full-time, probationary
Collective Bargaining Unit: APC¿ Unit 4

Classification Salary Range: $4,288 - $6,109 per month
Anticipated hiring range: $4,288 - $4,895 per month

Recruitment Closing Date: December 11, 2017


To uphold the Mission of the University, the Office of Student Life and Cultural Centers exist to empower students toward success through engagement, leadership development, and diversity enrichment. Basic services provided by the department include: campus scheduling, community service/service learning, cultural programming, leadership and diversity training, club and organization advising, campus policy, crisis intervention, and a variety of other services related to campus life at Cal Poly Pomona. The Office of Student Life and Cultural Centers adhere to the premise that student involvement results in retention, improved academic performance and leadership. Through co-curricular education and academic support the Office of Student Life and Cultural Centers empower students to go into their communities and effect positive change. Through such areas as clubs and organizations, multicultural leadership education, and a variety of programs and services offered by Student Life and each of the six cultural centers, students are provided with a number of opportunism for personal growth, academic success, and a sense of community through their college experience.


The Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education Coordinator will provide direction, guidance, organization and oversight to the Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education space and personnel in the daily operation of the area. The incumbent will develop and maintain student success support services and programs to increase retention and persistence of Xicano(a)/Latino(a)x students, while helping the university to eliminate the achievement gap and increase student graduation rates; actively seek ways and opportunities to support the Student Success at Cal Poly Pomona. The incumbent will be responsible for the development, production and maintenance of the Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education publications and website; must have working knowledge, interpretation and enforcement of State, University, ASI, Division and departmental policies and procedures as it pertains to the Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education (CECCHE) and its impact on programming and services; interpret CSU and University policy and procedures for student groups and assists them in their program design, planning and implementation; maintain knowledge of ASI policies and procedures as they relate to programs co-sponsored by ASI and student organizations; acts as a liaison to Xicano(a)/Latino(a)x affiliated student groups and assists them in their program design, planning and implementation; responsible for the management and oversight of all Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education operating and programming budgets; sound fiscal administration, allocation and disbursement of Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education budget; responsible for the annual forecasting of budget needs and projection of expenditures for the Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education to the Senior Coordinator, Cultural Centers and the OSLCC Director. The incumbent is also responsible for administering, monitoring, and disbursing State, ASI and Foundation funds with guidance and approval by the Senior Coordinator, Cultural Centers and OSLCC Director; develop and engage in programs, activities, events that outreach to Cal Poly Pomona faculty, staff, students as well as the surrounding community that provide understanding, awareness, and support of multicultural issues; develop and implement various programs and services designed to address the needs of the Xicano(a)/Latino(a)(x) campus community members and the mission of the Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education; advise and assist student committees with the coordination of various programs; provide direction in program advising regarding publicity, budget preparation, room reservations and program assessments; responsible for the development and implementation of various signature programs as agreed upon by the Senior Coordinator, Cultural Centers and OSLCC Director, including but not limited to RAZA Graduation Celebration and Dia de los Muertos. The incumbent is responsible for the development of campuswide programs in collaboration with Student Life and the other Cultural Centers; develop and present diversity/inclusion/cultural awareness workshops and trainings for the campus community; assist with developing, planning, implementing and fully participating in the annual Cross Cultural Retreat in collaboration with the other Cultural Center Coordinators; assist with developing, planning, implementing and fully participating in the training for the Office of Student Life and Cultural Centers student staff in collaboration with Student Life and Cultural Center Coordinators; conduct regular and on-going assessments of programs and services for the Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education to ensure that the CECCHE is meeting the needs of the campus community. The incumbent will serve on University/Division/Cluster/Deparatment committees and associations such as Bronco Fusion, CPP Day at the LA County Fair, Cross-Cultural Retreat, Marketing, Selection and Hiring, Training, Homecoming and Interview Committes; serve as a Student Success partner annually for the First Year Experience Program. The incumbent will network and collaborate with campus departments to develop, design and execute programs to outreach and inform the campus community on issues and trends related to diversity, inclusion and multiculturalism; establish working relationships with departments that work with underserved populations on retention issues including but are not limited to Student Support and Equity Programs, Outreach & Recruitment, academic support programs in individual colleges, Orientation Services and academic departments. The incumbent will also serve as the primary advisor for La Union - the leadership collaborative of Cal Poly Pomona Xicano/Latino student clubs and organizations; advise Cal Poly Pomona Xicano(a)/Latino(a)x student clubs and organizations; advise members of Student Government and/or ASI committees as needed and assigned; advise Xicano(a)/Latino(a)(x) students that access the space, programs and services of the Cesar E. Chavez Center for Higher Education; advocate for the needs of the CPP Xicano(a)/Latino(a)(x) students; serve as a campus protest monitor as needed and assigned by the department.


Bachelor¿s degree or equivalent in a related field including or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques interviewing and conflict resolution AND three (3) years of professional student services work field (A Master¿s degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work or a job-related field may be substituted for one year of professional experience OR a doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in the relevant field may be substituted for three years of the required professional experience). Ability to plan, develop, coordinate, supervise and organize programs and activities; ability to interact with a diverse student population, faculty, staff and the public; ability to analyze complex situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action; ability to advise students individually and in groups on complex student-related matters; ability to complete assignments without detailed instructions; and ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals. Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to acquire knowledge of the campus procedures and activities and the overall organization is required. Finalists will be required to submit verification of upper division coursework (i.e., transcripts).


Incumbents are assigned ongoing responsibilities and work without benefit of day-to-day assignments. Incumbents are required to develop plans and approaches to situations where few precedents or guidelines exist. Likewise, incumbents must adjust approaches and techniques in the face of unpredictable responses and rapidly changing circumstances. Leading emphasizes overall results and occurs on a case review basis. Both typical and unique cases encountered are subject to discussion and examination of alternate approaches and techniques to be used in the future. Collaborative, demonstrated commitment to all issues of diversity.

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