First Peoples' Center Coordinator/San Manuel Student Center

California State University, San Bernardino
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Dec 22, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

First Peoples' Center Coordinator/San Manuel Student Center
California State University, San Bernardino

Employment Status: This position is Full-Time, Temporary, Hourly, Non-Exempt .

Location: Incumbent must be able to participate in remote or on campus work depending on the directives from the CSUSB campus.

Work Schedule: This is a regular, full-time, hourly position. Willingness to work a flexible schedule as necessary in order to respond to emergency/urgent situations is required. This may include working extended hours, evenings, weekends and some holidays

First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning January 4, 2021.
About the Position:Under the direction of the Santos Manuel Student Union Assistant Director of Diversity and Inclusion, the Santos Manuel Student Union First People's Center Coordinator is responsible for planning, implementing, and assessing programs and initiatives to meet the diverse needs for the First Peoples'/Native American students on campus as well as supervising student staff, managing the FPC, and collaborating with campus partners to directly support the success of First Peoples/Native American students at CSUSB. In addition, the FPC Coordinator has the responsibility of ensuring the success of the Cross Cultural center by providing comprehensive multi-cultural opportunities that promote education, and awareness while celebrating all cultural heritages for CSUSB students. The First Peoples' Center Coordinator is an integral member of a hard working team comprised of full-time and part-time staff within the Santos Manuel Student Union. The First Peoples' Center Coordinator shall demonstrate the ability to work effectively with a diverse population of program members, guests, and staff.
Relationships Inside the Organization:
  • Reports to the Assistant Director of Diversity and Inclusion
  • Supervises the CCC Student Assistants

Typical Activities
Typical duites include, but are not limited to:

Primary Functions:
  • Coordinates all programs, services, and administrative functions for the FPC
  • Supervise student staff and manage the FPC
  • Promote and assist in the development of policies, procedures and programs that assure the well-being and development of our Native American identifying students, affirm human dignity, and champion cultural pluralism across campus.
  • Provide operational leadership for the coordination of multicultural and international related co-curricular programming, including but not limited to Summer First Peoples' Coyotes Rising, California Native American Day, Native American Heritage Month, San Manuel Pow Wow, CommuniTEA programs, semesterly programs for the FPC, etc.
  • Support the assistant director with assessment of all programs including developing annual report for the department.
  • Coordinate and advance the dialogue around race, gender, and sexual orientation through campus programs and conversation. Develop and maintain a robust team of trained student and staff facilitators, facilitate programming in and out of the classroom, and engage in education and training.
  • Support the assistant director with fiscal management for the FPC and monitor budgets as appropriate. Prepares annual budget requests and quarterly budget requests for centers.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Customer Service and Collaboration:
  • Knows the mission and goals of the Santos Manuel Student Union and commits to achieving them.
  • Ensures SMSU customer service guidelines are met by all staff in department.
  • Ensures department guidelines are established and met by all staff in department.
  • Develops and maintains positive working relationships with campus partners, off-campus partners and other university's employees.

Minimum Qualifications
Experience and Education:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in higher education, social justice education, counseling, student affairs, or a related program is required AND 1 -2 years of experience working with college students required, ideally in a student development or advising capacity.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles and practices of student development and theory, social justice education, and the needs of diverse populations in higher education is required.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree is preferred.
  • Student supervision experience preferred.
Licenses & Certifications:
  • First Aid and CPR/AED certification required (certifications may be obtained within first month of employment) Trainings.
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention for Supervisors
  • FERPA Data Security & Privacy
  • Diversity and Inclusion
Performance Expectations:
  • Must be professional and courteous at all times
  • Must be able to work with different work styles
  • Must be able to work efficiently and show initiative
  • Must be well organized, be able to effectively multi-task, prioritize work, problem solve, make decisions, and meet scheduled deadlines under pressure
  • Must be punctual and regular in attendance: arrive on time and ready for the workday
  • Must complete tasks satisfactorily
  • Must be able to work independently or as a team member
  • Must be able to work effectively with other employees/departments.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Must have strong English language skills and the ability to read, write, and verbally communicate at a level appropriate to the duties of the position.
  • Ability to operate personal computer, proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and ability to learn and utilize new software programs.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service and work well with part-time and full-time staff.
  • Ability to take the initiative for additional projects and be self-motivated to initiate interactions with guests.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work effectively in dynamic environment, and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to manage information flow (including internal and external communication).
  • Ability to initiate collaborative work with diverse students, faculty and staff.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and be accurate.
  • Ability to demonstrate thoroughness, completeness, follow through on presentation and appearance of work.
  • Demonstrated Experience in student program development, budget management and contract negotiations.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence the creation, implementation, and management of a balanced array of programs which reflect students' interests and educational needs.
  • Proven ability to assess program impact on student learning, including use of quantitative and qualitative data.
Work Environment:
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work conditions may vary depending upon the location of job tasks required; may occur indoors and outdoors, therefore requiring exposure to a variety of elements. While working indoors, the lighting and temperature are adequate.
  • The work environment may involve exposure to various elements including but not limited to: chemicals, dust, fumes, cold, heat, noise, vibrations and dampness.
  • While working outdoors, the work environment may involve exposure to various elements including but not limited to: sun, heat/cold, dust, pollens and other environmental risks.

Supplemental Information

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered this position with the Santos Manuel Student Union. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Santos Manuel Student Union employees who apply for the position. Fingerprinting is required for all employee and volunteer positions that have direct contact with minor children.
This Is not a State position.

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