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Program Coordinator, Multicultural Student Center

Ohlone College
Fremont, California
Closing date
Dec 23, 2022

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Program Coordinator, Multicultural Student Center

Ohlone College

Ideal Candidate Statement: The ideal candidate is multilingual and has experience working with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic, and ethnic backgrounds of college students; possesses strong intercultural, interpersonal and relationship skills; and has the ability to coordinate programming for a multicultural center that serves as a hub of resources and activities for community college students. As a member of the Office of Equity, Inclusivity, and Campus Diversity, it is critical that the candidate be open to further developing their lens of equity and service to marginalized communities. Ohlone College aims to be an equity-based, anti-racist institution. The ability to self-reflect, to see our role within the system and its impact, and to actively build or develop a lens of equity, is a highly encouraged approach to our work. To truly be of service to our disproportionately impacted students, the equity team aims to listen, learn, and understand the complex experiences of our historically underserved students; in particular, our Black, Latinx, and first-generation students as named in our Student Equity Plan, so that we can better engage, support, and empower them on their journey here at Ohlone College.

• Ohlone prides itself as a Learning College with the motto of “A World of Cultures United in Learning” and we are looking for staff who embrace diversity in serving students of varied backgrounds and learning styles, highly ethical, trustworthy, credible, loyal and is respectful of diverse views and opinions;

• The college has a firm commitment to environmental sustainability and looks to all employees to support this important goal.

Job Description Summary: This is a 12 month, 100%, Classified Position

Under the direction of an administrator, create, develop, and implement services offered by the Multicultural Student Center (MSC); collaborate and work with constituent groups and individuals to develop, promote, and implement the MSC's goals, objectives, policies and procedures; coordinate and assist with the preparation of proposals, plans, and applications for funding of the MSC's programs; support and advance a District-wide culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion amongst the student body with a focus on disproportionately impacted (DI) populations, particularly African American, Latinx, and first generation college students; coordinate day-to-day operations of the facility, and foster a welcoming environment for students and visitors to the MSC; support the supervising administrator's goals and objectives for the Center and work in collaboration with the MSC's advisory board as directed; perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties: ESSENTIAL DUTIES
1. Under direction, coordinate, plan, and organize the development and implementation of the Center’s goals, objectives and priorities; identify resource needs for DI students; recommend and implement policies and procedures;
2. Create, develop, administer and implement support services for the Center; collaborate and coordinate with similar services at the district to offer wrap-around services for DI populations;
3. Coordinate and plan the day-to-day operations of the Center including facilitating activities with students;
4. Organize and promote educational opportunities, mentorships, tutoring, social interactions, health, wellness, and cultural events for DI students and connect students with campus resources;
5. Collaborate with a team of student support services professionals to implement and promote the overall mission of the Center;
6. Advocate for the needs of DI and undocumented students including identifying resources and referring to other support groups on and off campus;
7. Provide technical information and assistance to administrators regarding assigned functions; assist in the formulation and development of goals, policies, procedures, and programs; identify resources and needs and provide recommendations to administrators;
8. Prepare and maintain a variety of narrative and statistical reports as necessary;
9. Communicate with other administrators, personnel and outside organizations to coordinate activities and programs, resolve issues and conflicts and exchange information; provide coaching, mediation, and intervention services for students in conflict as necessary;
10. Participate in the development of the annual budget; analyze and review budgetary and financial data; control and authorize expenditures in accordance with established limitations;
11. Operate a computer and assigned software programs; operate other office equipment as assigned;
12. Supervise and train students as needed;
13. Attend and conduct a variety of meetings as assigned;
14. Demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of the College’s students, faculty, staff, and community.
15. Effectively engage and support historically disproportionately impacted groups by addressing issues of equity and improving culturally responsive service-oriented practices.
16. Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: KNOWLEDGE OF
1. Cultural humility;
2. Intersectionality;
3. Planning, organization and implementation of programs designed to assist DI students;
4. Title 5 rules and regulations;
5. College administrative policies and procedures;
6. Financial aid, admissions and records policies;
7. Oral and written communication skills;
8. Principles and practices of supervision and training;
9. Applicable laws, codes, and regulations;
10. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy;
11. Operation of a computer and assigned software;
12. Data reporting software.

1. Use data reporting software to produce reports as assigned;
2. Use content management software to update information on the departmental website;
3. Use general office software and equipment to develop reports, aggregate data, communicate with students, District staff, and outside agencies.

1. Analyze and evaluate programs, policies, and operational needs;
2. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
3. Interpret, apply, and explain rules, regulations, policies, and procedures;
4. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others;
5. Operate a computer and assigned office equipment and assigned software;
6. Analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action;
7. Meet schedules and deadline;
8. Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports;
9. Direct the maintenance of a variety of reports, records and files related to assigned activities:
10. Accurately file documents;
11. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with students, District staff, and federal agencies;
12. Demonstrate cultural sensitivity while engaging with a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of faculty, staff, and students with physical and learning disabilities;
13. Ensure all communications are sensitive to and exhibit an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college employees and students;
14. Perform any related duties as assigned;

Education and Experience: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Any combination equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in a field related to student services; and one-year experience with increasingly responsible experience in student services, counseling, behavioral science or student affairs.
Must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and employees, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices.

Preferred Qualifications: OTHER QUALIFICATION
Must possess a valid, Class “C” California Drivers’ License.

Salary Range:
CSEA Salary Schedule Range # 42$67,164$74,088$85,764

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Close Date:

Foreign Transcripts:
Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.

Benefits Statement:

1. Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, EAP and LTD
2. Membership in Public Employees’ Retirement System Candidates hired on or after January 1, 2013 are subject to restrictions imposed by PEPRA)
3. Contribution to O.A.S.D.I. (Social Security)
4. Paid vacation
5. Paid sick leave
6. Paid holidays and district-paid floating personal days
7. Summer 4/10 schedule (Fridays off)
8. Longevity pay step increase based on your years of service
9. IRS Section 125 Flexible Medical Spending Plan
10. 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan (employee contributes)
11. 403(b) Tax Shelter Annuity Plan (employee contributes)

Benefits will be prorated for positions less than 100%

Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986:
Applicants selected for positions will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal “Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.”

District Statement:
A multi-campus single community college district, Ohlone College is located in the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay in California; serving 12,000 students per year. The District has a main campus in the City of Fremont and a newly constructed campus in the City of Newark. Ohlone College is an ethnically diverse institution that promotes innovation and continuous improvement in departments and divisions. The College is named for the native population living in the area when Mission San Jose was founded. The Fremont campus is located just south of the historical Mission. The Newark Campus is located near Interstate 880 and emphasizes programs in health, environment, and technology.

EEO Statement Summary:
The District is strongly committed to the principles of equal opportunity and to hiring qualified staff who reflect the diversity of our community. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, military and veteran status, pregnancy/childbirth/breastfeeding or related medical condition or any other protected basis in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants.

If you have a disability and are in need of special services, equipment, or facilities in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the Human Resources office at: (510) 659-6088.

Conditions of Employment: Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval. Employment with Ohlone Community College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts, proof of freedom from tuberculosis and proof of vaccination from COVID-19. In addition, you will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the federal “Immigration Reform & Control Act of 1986.” Pre-employment tests and/or medical examinations may be required. Ohlone Community College does not sponsor H1B visas. Employees must sign the Oath or Affirmation of Allegiance and submit fingerprints for CA Department of Justice clearance. Employees must be California residents on their date of hire and for the duration of their employment with Ohlone Community College District.

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