CSUSM Recruitment

CSUSM Recruitment

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Assistant Director, Cross-Cultural Center, Student Affairs

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Work type: Staff
Location: San Marcos
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Position Description

Job Overview

The Cross-Cultural Center encourages identity exploration by challenging students to think critically about social justice topics, civic engagement, and develop an appreciation for differences. It affirms the dignity and diversity of students by providing a multi-engaging, culturally validating, educational space that promotes holistic student success (first year through graduation). There is a focus on retaining students while celebrating their achievements within the university and beyond. California State University San Marcos promotes an inclusive and equitable campus community through advocacy, education, and support services. The Center promotes four programmatic themes: activism and advocacy, multicultural competency, critical engagement across social identity groups, and retention of underrepresented and underserved students. It will serve students from a variety of backgrounds and promote academic success, professional development, and community.

Under the leadership of the Director for Student Inclusion and Engagement, the Assistant Director will: 1) provide planning, development, implementation and administration of student services/programs, which support and enhance the educational experience for all students; 2) support the holistic success of students through the Student Life Cycle by providing high-impact, academic and co-curricular programs and services that contribute to the achievement of student excellence; and, 3) foster a sense of belonging and connect students to opportunities for engagement in university life and in the broader community.

In partnership with the Director, the Assistant Director will: 1) work to address barriers which impact academic success and enhance access, retention, and graduation by providing administrative and student support, co-curricular program development and coordination, and curriculum support; 2) provide direct service to students. develop and implement intervention and support strategies for students experiencing life circumstances; 3) establish campus and community partnerships that make it possible for sustainable activities, including high-level collaborations with organizations on- and off-campus; and 4) collaborate and cooperate to create leadership and intercultural competence opportunities to support student learning and development.

Position Summary

Assistant Director, Cross-Cultural Center (Student Services Professional III)

This is a full time, exempt position, which will lead toward permanent status following the successful completion of a probationary period.

This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.

A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by visiting our Benefits Portal.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $5,025 - $6,000 per month

CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,025 - $7,159 per month

California State University San Marcos

A mid-size university located in San Diego's vibrant North County, we are dedicated to service, innovation, leadership and diversity. We have an attentive faculty and state-of-the-art facilities which offer our students hundreds of opportunities to learn, lead, play and serve.

California State University San Marcos is a new kind of university, pushing the boundaries of innovation to prepare tomorrow's leaders, build stronger communities and solve pressing issues.

Cutting-edge research meets hands-on application at our campus and in the real world.

Application Process

This position is open until filled. For assurance of full consideration, please submit application, cover letter and resume by 11:59pm on April 14, 2024.

Application requires answers to supplemental questions.

Applicants who require an accommodation during the application or testing process due to a disability recognized under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)/CA Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) should notify the Office of Human Resources at (760) 750-4418 or e-mail: hr@csusm.edu. Hearing & speech impaired call our TDD at (760) 750-3238.

Supplemental Information

The CSU strongly recommends that all individuals who access any in-person program or activity (on- or off-campus) operated or controlled by the University follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications and comply with other safety measures established by each campus. The systemwide CSU Vaccination Policy can be reviewed at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/13116180/latest/. Questions should be sent to the Office of Human Resources at hr@csusm.edu.

Following a conditional offer of employment, satisfactory completion of a background check (including criminal records check) is required prior to beginning employment. Any offer of employment 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.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or Clery Act Notification can be found at https://www.csusm.edu/clery/annualreports.html.

California State University San Marcos is not a sponsoring agent for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 days.

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Outstanding Benefits and Perks

When it comes to treating our employees right, our priorities include providing an outstanding benefits package. After all, once you become a Cougar, we want to ensure that you stick around.

CSUSM’s comprehensive program of benefits to eligible employees and their families includes: health, dental, and vision insurance, various retirement packages, generous paid time off, tuition fee waiver, on-campus child development center, and discounts from thousands of name-brand merchants through our Perks at Work program.