Cal State LA: Director, DREAMERS Resources Center
GLAZER FAMILY DREAMERS RESOURCES CENTER
State University, Los Angeles, invites applications for the above Administrator
University: California State University, Los Angeles, under the leadership of
President, William A. Covino, is one of 23 campuses of the California State
University system. Founded in 1947, the University is in the city of Los
Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and has more than 28,000 students
who reflect the rich ethnic diversity of the area.
The Position: Reporting to the Senior
Director, the incumbent will lead and direct strategic implementation of
programs and services for the Glazer Family Dreamers Resource Center (GFDRC).
The incumbent will create and implement plans to ensure undocumented Cal State
LA students have access to and utilization of quality advising and academic
support as well as wellness services to achieve academic and personal goals;
provide guidance in the development of workshops, mentoring, tutoring, and
advising for undocumented students; collaborate with faculty, staff and key
departments; lead UndocuAlly program to train campus constituents on needs of
undocumented students; serve as chief fiscal manager and administrator of the
department; ensure appropriate fiscal and human resources to achieve goals;
develop and maintain contacts with nonprofit agencies and legislative offices
that work with undocumented students; identify and plan for changes with laws, legislation
and social climate to proactively adapt and create relevant programs and
services; follow directives from Chancellor’s Office; develop and maintain a
communication plan that promotes the programs and activities of the GFDRC and
showcases success; build awareness and collaboration with campus and
surrounding community; and work with the Coordinator of the GFDRC in hiring and
training student staff, and creating a community space that is conducive to
learning and networking.
Required Qualifications and Experience: Bachelor's degree from a four-year
university or college in the social sciences or related field. Three
years of progressively responsible professional/administrative experience, with
one of the three years in a managerial role required. Incumbent must have
experience in supervision, budgeting and student services. Incumbent must have
knowledge of student development, counseling and advising on current
trends/issues related to college students; interviewing and hiring; and
understanding of unique issues that impact undocumented and AB540 students in
higher education. Incumbent must be able to perform assessments of programs and
student learning outcomes and analyze results; prepare reports; develop policy;
track expenditures; manage overall budget; maintain effective cost center;
collaborative, influential, resourceful, strong and effective communication
skills, marketing and negotiation; and ability and/or interest in working in a
multicultural/multiethnic environment. A
background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed
satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.
Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the
application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU
employees who apply for the position.
Desired Qualifications: A master's degree from an accredited college
or university and knowledge of student development theory.
Compensation: Salary is commensurate
with experience and qualifications. A
comprehensive benefits package is provided.
Appointment: The Administrator I appointment will be made
under the guidelines for management and supervisory employees of the California
State University. All rights and
benefits associated with this appointment are governed by the Management
is a “designated position” in the California State University’s Conflict of
Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to
file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair
Political Practices Commission.
The person holding this position is considered a
"mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect
Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU
Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.
applications will begin October 13, 2017 and will continue until the position
is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified
applications are received. A completed
online CSULA employment application ALONG WITH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER are
required. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.