Director, Dream Success Center (Job ID: 1014139)
California State University, Long Beach
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Department: Dream Success Center (DSC)
Time Base/Hours/Units per Week: Full-time, 40 hours per week.
Occasional evenings and or weekends based on operational
Position Description: The Dream Success Center Director provides
leadership, direction, and oversight of processes, procedures,
operations, finances, and personnel including strategic planning
processes, assessments, and the development of student learning
outcomes. The incumbent provides comprehensive and holistic range
of retention services (e.g. advising, programming, advocacy, etc.)
for the Dream Success Center students. This position leads several
components within the DSC, including providing referrals to
appropriate resources for undocumented CSULB students, developing,
implementing new programs and services for undocumented students
while assessing program effectiveness. This position works
collaboratively with staff and faculty to provide quality advising
and outreach services to students.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Ability to build and maintain
partnerships with on- and off-campus resources. Skill in sound time
management including prioritizing assignments to complete work in a
timely manner. Ability to work under pressure and remain calm and
focused in an extremely hectic fast-paced work environment.
Demonstrated knowledge of the services and resources available to
undocumented students. Demonstrated skill and experience developing
partnerships and cultivating collaborative working relationships
with internal constituencies including local, state, and national
organizations focused on serving undocumented and immigrant groups.
Ability to prepare and present presentations on college student
development and pedagogical theories, federal and state laws and
regulations related to undocumented students (e.g. Ally Training).
Demonstrated skill and experience in counseling and crisis
intervention particularly with undocumented and immigrant student
populations. Ability to successfully address and mediate conflicts
in a tactful and neutral way. Knowledge of college student
development and pedagogical theories related to undocumented
students. Ability to effectively conceptualize, coordinate, and
assess learning opportunities that are consistent with students
stages of development. Strong oral communication skills to
communicate diplomatically and effectively with co-workers, staff
and departmental staff. Ability to provide excellent customer
service to the Campus community, vendors, and other outside
Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse
campus community. Ability to follow all university policies,
procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety,
civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and
procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university
experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the
university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an
accredited university in higher education or equivalent with upper
or graduate coursework in counseling, human relations, or a related
field and four years of professional experience in one of the
student services program area required. Minimum of four years of
professional experience and/or direct community involvement with
undocumented and/or immigrant groups. Master's degree from an
accredited university in higher education, student affairs
administration, counseling, education, student development,
leadership or related field is highly preferred.
Application Deadline: December 3, 2019.
Equal Employment Opportunity: CSULB is committed to creating a
community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work
in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights
and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race,
color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender
identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical
condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's
status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Copies of the report are available upon request. To request a copy,
contact the University Police Department at (562) 985-4101.
General Information: 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.
All management and executive employees shall be required to provide
a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all
outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written
statement of outside employment if a written request by an
administrator is made.
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
California State University Long Beach expects respectful,
professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of
harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated
appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility
and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected
of all employees.
Benefits: This is a management level position with an attractive
benefits package, which includes a vacation accrual rate of 16
hours per month, and excellent choice of medical, dental, and
vision insurance, long term disability coverage, life insurance,
educational fee waiver, and retirement benefits.
Background: Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB
employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have
successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB
within the past 12 months.
Licenses / Certificates: Possession of a valid California Driver's
License in order to operate a University vehicle.
To apply for the position, please visit: http://www.csulb.edu/employment/