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Coordinator, Asian American and Pacific Islander Cultural Center

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Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college, as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.

As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:
  • Reflects the diversity of our community

  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching

  • Is attracted by the college's mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities

  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for under-represented populations

  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others

  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC

Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.

ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body as an open-access and low-cost institution. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to our students' diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC's faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.

Job Posting Title:

Coordinator, Asian American and Pacific Islander Cultural Center

Job Description Summary:

Provide overall support and coordination of activities for the Asian American & Pacific Islander Cultural Center.

Job Description:

Candidate Profile

The Coordinator will support the operation of the Center by performing a range of specialized and administrative duties. The Coordinator will assist the Director in order to maximize the efficiency, effectiveness, and outreach of the Center. The Coordinator will have responsibility for supporting a wide array of communication priorities and marketing initiatives to increase the use and visibility of the Center, running the office day-to-day, keeping organized paper and digital documents, inputting and reporting on the budget, organizing and planning events, and welcoming people to the Center.

Description of Duties and Tasks
  • Writes, edits, and produces copies for web pages, handouts, fliers, newsletters, brochures, and other promotional materials for the Center to support the Center ’ s communication and marketing initiatives.

  • Maintains and updates webpages and develops engaging content for social media networks to increase the Center’ s presence at ACC and in the community.

  • Inputs data to spreadsheets, prepares requisitions, maintains budget sheets, and logs and tracks expenditures and receipts.

  • Maintains and keeps organized digital and paper documents.

  • Performs administrative and clerical tasks including examining and responding to correspondence, processing and prioritizing office communications, answering the phone and responding to calls and emails, and greeting visitors.

  • Gathers and maintains a contact information database on people who visit the center, attend events and would like to stay informed about the Center.

  • Coordinates with business units within ACC, volunteers, vendors and external entities in preparing, implementing and executing programs, events, and services offered by the Center.

  • Welcomes, a ssists, and guides students, external visitors, and the community when they visit the Center.

  • Communicates with ACC faculty, students, staff, and the external community with information about the Center and its programs and services.

  • Assists in scheduling meetings for the Director and coordinating the Director’ s schedule as needed.

  • May be assigned responsibility for special projects.

  • Performs other administrative and operational duties as assigned.

  • Office management processes and procedures.
  • Basic bookkeeping procedures.
  • Event planning and coordination.
  • English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, from social media posts, newsletters to feature stories that get attention.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication and coordination skills.
  • Customer-service oriented and solutions-focused mindset.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships.
  • Ability to maintain an established work schedule and to work some evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to learn and apply new skills.
  • Effective use of interpersonal communications skills, including the use of tact, diplomacy, and judgment.
  • Effective use of organizational and planning skills, including attention to detail and follow-through.
Technology Skills
  • Solid computer skills either on Mac or PC and comfortable using office productivity software tools including but not limited to Google Suite, Excel spreadsheets, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint, or their Mac counterparts.
  • Skilled at using Zoom or its Google or Webex/Cisco communications platform counterparts.
Required Education
  • Associate degree
Preferred Education
  • Bachelor’s degree
Required Work Experience
  • Two years of related work experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Two years of work experience in writing or copy editing.
  • Proficiency in an Asian language such as Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or Vietnamese or completed a second semester college course in an Asian language.
  • Appreciation of diversity, and familiarity with issues related to equity and inclusion.
  • Ability to design and manage social media campaigns and proficiency with platforms such as Facebook and Instagram.
Physical Requirements
  • Work is performed in a standard office environment and subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling.
  • Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.
  • Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.
Salary Range

$41,600 - $51,045

Number of Openings:


Job Posting Close Date:

June 30, 2023 Clery Act

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.


The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC at its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the job.

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