513942 - Associate Director, Diversity Initiatives and Resource Centers
California State University, Fullerton
Location: Fullerton, California
Internal Number: 3056301
513942 - Associate Director, Diversity Initiatives and Resource Centers
Classificaiton: Administrator I-Range A Department: Diversity Initiatives and Resource Center Sub-Division: Student Engagement Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications (Anticipated hiring range is $6,250 - $7,083 per month) Appointment Type: At Will Time Base: Full-Time Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About CSUF: Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to Californias revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.
Job Summary: It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.
About the Position: Diversity Initiatives and Resource Centers (DIRC) supports students by building communities that foster a sense of belonging, creating opportunities to engage in self-discovery and critical inquiry, and serving as a hub for resources in inclusive and affirming spaces. We create engagement opportunities that empower, educate, and activate students in the areas of social justice, equity, and anti-racism. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Associate Director, Diversity Initiatives and Resource Centers. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
The Associate Director is an integral part of the DIRC leadership team and assists in providing leadership and administration for the department, including staff supervision, departmental outreach and communications management. The Associate Director oversees three of the resource centers housed in DIRC: the Asian Pacific American Resource Center (APARC), the Latinx Community Resource Center (LCRC), and the LGBT Queer Resource Center (LGBTQRC). The Associate Director manages the external relations efforts for DIRC by serving as a point of contact for external partners and stakeholders while ensuring consistent and cohesive departmental outreach and communication. The Associate Director works collaboratively with a wide variety of departments across the university to create and implement student engagement opportunities that complement the students' academic experience. Additionally, the Associate Director serves in a consultative role for campus partners on issues of diversity and inclusion and builds collaborative relationships with collaborators and stakeholders on- and off- campus. DIRC is a highly visible center on our campus that supports the work of our campus and our students. Other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications: Masters Degree from an accredited college or university in an area related to Student Affairs, Student Development, and Educational Leadership. Three years of professional student services work experience including experience supervising professional staff. Demonstrated ability to recruit and develop staff. Demonstrated ability to analyze and respond to complex and sensitive situations using sound judgement and political acumen.
Demonstrated experience with outreach and communications in a higher education setting. Experience with website design and maintenance, social media management and engagement strategies. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with a diverse student population of faculty, staff, and the public, through a student-centered lens. Demonstrated skills in decision making, facilitation, mediation, collaboration, project management and fiscal planning. Demonstrated knowledge, experience, and competency in the areas of culturally relevant programming, diversity education, program development and implementation. Experience working with highly visible areas within division or organization. General administrative knowledge, including organizational, personnel, and fiscal management. General knowledge of and experience with program and departmental assessment. Demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Preferred Qualifications: A doctoral degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field. Five years of experience working in program coordination serving diverse and traditionally underrepresented students. Direct experience working with multiple constituencies including students of color, LGBTQIA+, undocumented, women, and students with intersecting identities. Demonstrated understanding of the academic culture within and knowledge of relevant issues affecting public four-year institutions.
Additional Information: California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
The person holding this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting act and is required to comply with the requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hr.fullerton.edu
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and approximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.