The Coordinator, Cross Cultural Centers (CCC) will provide leadership and support to the daily programs and services of the CCC, including program planning, budget management, student services, resource development, community relations, and program assessment. This position will work as a team with the CCC staff and work directly with programs and services related to the Asian Pacific Islander Student Resource Center (APISRC).
Responsible to: Director or Assistant Director, CCC (as assigned)
Provides leadership and supervision to student programming and staff related to the APISRC, serving as a resource in the planning and implementation of educational and cultural programs.
Coordinates long and short-term educational programs and services focusing on ethnicity, gender, class, student success, retention, graduation, and other related social and community issues. Coordinates Cultural Grad Celebrations with the CCC team. Assesses programs and services to meet student needs and reflect current professional practices. Assists in developing the CCC calendar of events.
Develop and assess marketing and social media campaigns for CCC events. Monitors all programming and publicity tasks and deadlines. Recruits, selects, trains, leads, and evaluates the center’s student assistants. Assists in developing and monitoring department budgets. Prepares and maintains program resource files (i.e., contracts, reservations, event information).
Attends daytime, evening, and weekend events to ensure appropriate implementation. Attends California Council of Cultural Centers in Higher Education (CaCCCHE) quarterly meetings. Develops and maintains contacts and resources with Student Life, academic and administrative colleagues. Assists in preparing handbooks, reports, brochures, and manuals for the department as needed. Coordinates other programs or cultural centers, as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required, Master’s degree in higher education/student affairs, ethnic/cultural studies, or related field by employment date preferred. Awareness and ability to advocate for the concerns, pressures, and inequities of first-generation students in higher education, women, people of color, people with diverse genders and sexualities, and other marginalized communities required. Knowledge of and commitment to the principles of current student development, cultural competency, and leadership for social justice required.
Creativity, high motivation, organization, and coordination abilities required. Strong communication and facilitation skills required. One to two years’ experience in student services, cross cultural/multicultural center, Asian Pacific Islander center, or related social justice programming preferred. Knowledge of and skill in budgeting, fiscal management, and reporting. Skills related to current business operations including software and appropriate programs required.
Public relations and promotion skills required, including use of social media, apps, and other digital publicity/marketing methods preferred. Experience in student services in a higher education setting preferred. Supervisory experience preferred.
Review of applications will begin July 6, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. A completed application, resume, and cover letter should be emailed to email@example.com
The University-Student Union (U-SU) first opened its doors in 1976 and celebrated the grand opening of the current 91,000 square foot facility in 2009. Today’s Cal State Los Angeles University-Student Union serves over 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
Thirty full-time staff and about 120 student assistants work together to ensure the U-SU offers outstanding programs and services for student scholars and the campus community. The Cal State LA University-Student Union is a non-profit auxiliary operating in close partnership with the University. Funding for the U-SU is generated primarily from student fees, which provide value through leadership and community building opportunities, cultural programs, and space to study and relax.
The U-SU is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of elected students, faculty and staff.
With a focus on encouraging social, cultural, recreational, and educational programming for the University and broader community, the U-SU hosts more than 3,000 programs and events each year. These range from programs sponsored by the U-SU, to programs hosted by student clubs and organizations, University departments, and community groups. The U-SU... supports the Center for Student Involvement, the Cross Cultural Centers (Asian Pacific Islander, Chicanix Latinix, Gender and Sexuality, and Pan African Student Resource Centers) , Xtreme Fitness Center, the Pit games room, Graffix department, Conference Services, Operations, and Administration services. Also housed in the facility are the Associated Students Incorporated, Alumni Center, Computer center, banking, and food services.