Posted: Mar 29, 2024

Coordinator, Southwest Asian and North African Resource Center

Application Deadline: N/A

Coordinator, Southwest Asian and North African Resource Center (Student Services Professional I-Range B)

Classificaiton: Student Services Professional I-Range B

Department: Diversity Initiatives and Resource Centers

Sub-Division: Student Engagement

Salary Range: Classification Range $4,066 - $5,752 per month(Hiring range depending on qualifications, not anticipated to exceed $4,066 - $4,488 per month)

Appointment Type: Ongoing

Time Base: Full Time

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

About CSUF:

Standing on 241 acres in the heart of Southern California, the University was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 40,000 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 California’s 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, the Arboretum and Botanical Garden at Cal State Fullerton, 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 various career disciplines that share 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 seek an exceptional individual to join our team as the Coordinator, Southwest Asian and North African Resource Center (Student Services Professional I-Range B). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

Under the general supervision of the Associate Director of Diversity Initiatives and Resources Centers (DIRC), the Southwest Asian and North African (SWANA) Coordinator will have a working knowledge of SWANA student's educational and social support needs, transitional issues, and university and community support services. Supports in planning programs, providing educational presentations to students, campus partners, and community providers. Must be sensitive to potential problems so that assistance and resources can be secured to help mitigate additional challenges. Research current issues as relates to Southwest Asian and North African students and provides solution-oriented problem solving to inform programs and services. The Southwest Asian and North African (SWANA) Coordinator will be involved in fostering an inclusive and culturally responsive environment, collaborating with campus organizations, and addressing the unique needs of SWANA students and support the building out of the upcoming SWANA Resource Center at Cal State Fullerton. Assists with planning developing and implementing special events targeting a large population (several hundred students) that will enhance retention and graduation rates. Will support the development and execution of strategic recruitment and retention goals in support of the overall Division of Student Affairs and the Graduation Initiative 2025. Participates in applicable meetings, committees, and training. Assists with interviewing, hiring, mentoring, and training student assistants. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent from an accredited four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public administration, business administration or a job-related field plus one year of experience in professional Student Services work at the entry trainee level. Specialized and relevant experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Equivalent amounts of job-related, graduate level education may be substituted for the required experience. Working knowledge of the methods and problems of organization and program management. Working knowledge of research techniques, interview techniques, and the principles of individual and group behavior. Ability to interpret and apply program rules and regulations, gather, and analyze data, reason logically, draw valid conclusions, and make appropriate recommendations. Ability to present clear and concise information orally and in written reports. Ability to acquire knowledge of campus procedures and activities and the overall organization. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

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 complete the background check satisfactorily may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university or the equivalent in one of the behavioral sciences, higher education, public administration, business administration, or a job-related field and two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or a related field. Previous experience working in Student Affairs, Admissions, Advising, Outreach, Tours, or Orientation. Knowledge of creating and implementing programs, event planning, presenting to large audiences, in person and virtually. Familiar with Qualtrics, software used to create marketing materials, videos, etc. (i.e. iMovie, Premier Pro, Adobe products, etc.). Ability to compile, collect, and analyze data for program review and annual reports. Knowledge of relevant cultural, social, and political issues affecting SWANA communities. Demonstrated understanding of the unique experiences, challenges, and strengths of SWANA students.

Special Working Conditions:

Additional Information:

California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment where students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

As of January 1, 2022, the prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

The person holding this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and must comply with the requirement outlined 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 a Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant, or Student Assistant position.

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

Employee/applicant who applies 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).

Application Deadline: Apr 11, 2024 (9:00 PM)

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