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Initial Review Date (IRD): 02/01/2021?
Dept Marketing Statement Using advanced knowledge and strategies related to learning skills for students, and applying specialized expertise, has responsibility for providing programatic based activities for undergradaute student preparing for post bacholarate school and gradaute students to advance their skills in research, writing, and post-baccalaureate opportunities. Works independently, receiving guidance in unusual or particularly complicated situations. May teach guidance courses based in pedagogy focused on educational advancement and equity.
Under the general supervision of the Director for Hispanic-Serving Institution Initiatives (HSI), the Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) GANAS Gradaute Program Director (GGPD) provides program management to coordinate HSI grants and align them with campus divisions, departments, and support programs. The GGPD will lead the GANAS Gradaute Pathways project and be responsible for implementing activities, budget oversight, and evaluation activities. The GGPD is responsible for compiling data, writing reports, representing HSI programs and the Division of Student Affairs and Success on campus-wide committees, and works closely with students, staff and faculty to coordinate and implement grant activities. The GGPD will establish policies for HSI initiatives/grants and its many partnerships with campus academic departments and other student services units. In addition, the HSI GGPD works collaboratively with the HSI Team and advises the HSI Initiatives Director.
The Office of Student Achievement and Equity Innovation established the Hispanic-Serving Institution team in 2015 when the University received it's first of five US Department of Education (USDE) HSI grant in the amount of $2.6 million, paid over a 5-year period, which aimed to reduce those disparities for Latinx students by implementing research-based, data-driven, interwoven activities that aimed to help put into place the systemic support Latinx students need to successfully navigate the university experience. UC Santa Cruz's Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) team is committed to long-term change efforts that ensure Latinx students whole-heartdly take part in the UCSC community, find success on their educational journey and eventually graduate to make an impact in the world. At the core of this commitment is a willingness to reexamine our traditional educational systems and explore new ways to provide resources and support to students who have not received it historically.
Student Achievement and Equity Innovation (SAEI) includes student services and academic support units with a goal of increasing and sustaining student retention and success with a focus on educational equity. Student Achievement and Equity Innovation lives within the Division of Student Affairs and Success and includes the following units and teams: Disability Resource Center, Educational Opportunity Programs, Learning Support Services, Resource Centers (African American, American Indian, Asian American/Pacific Islander,Chicano/Latino, Women's Center, Lionel Cantu Queer Center), Services for Transfer and Re-Entry Students, and Hispanic Serving Institution Initiatives.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary Range Information: $63,000 - $68,000/Annually No. of Positions: 1 Benefits Level Eligibility: This position is eligible for Full benefits Schedule Information: Full-time, Fixed Percentage of Time: 100% Average Hours Per Week: 40 Days of the Week: Mon-Fri Shift Includes: Day Employee Classification: This is a Career appointment Job End Date: 9/30/2025 Work Location: UC Santa Cruz main campus, Academic Resource Center Union Representation: Non-represented
Job Duties 20%: Utilizing specialized expertise, applies programatic oversight to all activities within the designate grant and assumes responsibility for ensuring programs developed and presented to graduate students enhance their learning capabilities in groups, or 1 on 1, for a wide range of issues.
20%: Serve as lead on specific grant activities. Designs, develops, implements, and delivers multi-format programs for a broad range of academic disciplines to enhance the learning and support for graduate students.
15%: Develops and implements curricula and training for guidance courses on post-baccalaureate opportunities for prospective graduate students at the undergraduate level. May teach these courses and/or the subsequent lab component.
10%: Establishes and maintains partnerships with organization departments and units on outreach, orientation, academic strategy, and enrichment workshops, community building events, and activities.
10%: Oversee the budget of the project in conjunction with the Business Office, including approving purchases and time and effort reporting.
10%: Head the project Steering Committee, write and submit formative evaluation reports, and provide updates on project progress to the HSI Director and administration.
5%: Develops evaluative tools and methodologies to assess and evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services.
5%: Trains and provides guidance to graduate students, staff, and student interns who teach, advise, and coach students.
5%: Other duties as assigned by the HSI Director and campus administration.
Education: Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Advanced knowledge in theoretical concepts of adult learning. Knowledge on methodologies to enhance student success.
Experience managing higher education programs serving underrepresented, low-income, and / or students of color.
Knowledge of academic curricula and designing and implementing learning and pedagogical models.
Familiarity with graduate school programs and undergraduate/graduate research.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and influence, both verbally, in writing, and digitally.
Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes. Excellent time management skills and experience in determining
priorities effectively while adhering to deadlines on multiple or simultaneous projects.
Experience developing and sustaining partnerships with faculty, staff, students in higher within higher education.
Multicultural competencies; knowledge and experience working, interacting, and collaborating effectively with diverse groups of staff, faculty, and student populations.
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