Latinx Resource Center Faculty Scholar (Student Services
Professional, Academic-Related I)
Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association,
Temporary, Full Time, Student Services, On-site (work in-person at
This position receives direction from the Director of the Latinx
Resource Center (LRC) and provides support to the Center. The LRC
Faculty Scholar is responsible for recruiting and supporting
students in the Comunidad Leadership Program; responsible for
designing and developing creative, engaging and interactive
curriculum that aligns with the goals, objectives, and learning
outcomes for the seminar course; teaches the weekly seminar class;
assist with the recruitment, and task designation of Cultural
Mentors (Selected Student Peer Leaders); organizes a weekly staff
meeting for the mentors; meets with mentors one-on-one to discuss
progress and challenges; collaborate with the LRC on programming
and attends Center Signature Events/Initiatives.
This position will be called upon as a resource in responding to
sensitive equity, crisis, and individualized issues as they relate
to Latinx/e multicultural students. This position may serve as a
mentor advisor to students and will work with interns and student
assistants to design and deliver programs for students, and
University employees to promote leadership development, equity,
multicultural education, social equality, and to address the
intersectionality of identities such as gender, race, sexual
orientation, religion, ethnicity, class, and ability. This position
will promote the LRC and raise awareness of student's excellence
and student concerns through supporting events/programs, written
materials and through representation on campus wide
This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary
position anticipated to end on or before June 30, 2024, with the
possibility of reappointment. This position is designated as exempt
under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard
SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but
may vary based on operational needs.
Willingness to work irregular hours, including evenings and
weekends, with advance notice.
The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in
The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus
Diversity is responsible for the coordination and development of
student services and building the inclusive excellence of SDSU's
staff and faculty at San Diego State University. Departments
include, but not limited to, Assistant Deans for Student Affairs;
Career Services; Communications Services; Counseling &
Psychological Services; Cultural and Identity Centers; Center for
Educational Opportunity Programs, Outreach and Success; Financial
Aid and Scholarships; Military Veterans Program; New Student and
Parent Programs; Office of the Student Ombudsman; Residential
Education; Resource Management; Student Ability Success Center;
Student Health Services; Student Life and Leadership; Student
Rights and Responsibilities; Testing Services Office; Well-being
& Health Promotion; and programming related to Inclusive
Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity
The Division facilitates the academic and career success, personal
growth, and well-being of all students, and works proactively to
address systemic inequities through professional learning,
community building, advocacy, policy recommendations, and
organizational structures. We aim to foster an affirming campus
culture based on the core values of excellence, equity, diversity,
belonging and inclusion through:
Recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who are reflective
of the diverse student body and communities served by SDSU, and
recruiting students who are representative of the rich diversity of
the region and the world;
Fostering an environment that is welcoming, affirming, and
empowering for students, faculty, staff, and alumni of all
Enhancing the career and educational pathways of a diverse
student body, the faculty, and staff, including enhancing the
learning environment and expanding learning opportunities for all
students inside and outside the classroom, and expanding and
connecting opportunities for students to participate in
Developing leaders who believe in and lead others toward
supporting civility, mutual respect and diversity in our society
and workplaces; and
Cultivating relationships with the local community that advance
the well-being of diverse individuals and communities.
Position upholds the Student Affairs and Campus Diversity Statement
on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, specifically:
“The Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity
acknowledges and honors the inherent value and dignity of all
individuals by creating and nurturing a learning and working
environment that affirms and leverages our community's diversity of
traditions, heritages, perspectives, and experiences. We are
committed to fostering a culture of inclusive excellence designed
to facilitate the personal and professional success, growth,
development, and well-being of all members of our community. We
manifest this commitment through our innovative, strategic, and
collaborative efforts to develop leaders who believe in and lead
others toward practicing civility, mutual respect, and inclusion in
our workplaces and society.”
For more information regarding the Division of Student Affairs and
Campus Diversity department click
Education and Experience
A primary consideration in evaluating the education and experience
of candidates for a position in these classes is the degree in
which such experience and education provide evidence of the
specialized skill and knowledge requirements and the potential
ability essential to successful performance of the assigned
functions of the position to be filled.
Minimum qualifications typically required include possession of an
appropriate terminal degree, e.g., either a doctorate in behavioral
sciences, counseling, psychology or a specific related academic
field or a California license as a Psychologist, Marriage, Family
and Child Counselor or as a Clinical Social Worker which require a
master's degree in social work with appropriate internship.
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed
$6,190 per month.
- A minimum of three years of teaching experience at the
collegiate level is preferred.
- Prior experience in higher education (experience supporting
programs for queer and/or trans people of color preferred).
- Be collegial, with strong interpersonal skills, and a track
record of working collaboratively with colleagues within and across
- Ability to develop and deliver training and education
- Documented experience developing and coordinating programs and
- Knowledge, sensitivity, and understanding of the social,
political, personal, and intersectional needs of Latinx/e
- Ability to collaborate and work with other units regarding
issues of diversity and community.
- Interpersonal skills necessary to interact with key senior
management, faculty, and administrators regarding issues that
impact Latinx/e students.
- Ability to exercise discretion, confidentiality, and excellent
judgment in responding to conversional, sensitive, and/or emotional
issues and situations.
- Ability to assess, design, implement and evaluate effective
programming and policies as related to this position.
- Ability to work well independently and follow through on
projects with minimal direction.
- Ability to effectively administer and coordinate a variety of
concurrent and ongoing activities.
- Demonstrated ability to apply power, privilege, and inequity
concepts to create safe working environments for minoritized
students, faculty, and staff.
- Knowledge and experience working with Latin.
- Competency in cross-cultural communication.
- Possesses leadership qualities such as: proactiveness, vision,
being a self-starter, positivity, and creativity.
- Previous experience working with community engagement,
community building and/or community organizing.
- Willingness to work irregular hours, including evenings and
weekends, with advance notice.
- Knowledge of using a strengths-based approach, trauma-informed
care, and balancing challenge and support.
- Possess a strong understanding and interest of intersectional
feminist and queer justice.
Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and
qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal
equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that
constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more
information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here
CSU Classification Salary Range: $6,190 - $11,584 per month.
Diversity and Community at SDSU
At SDSU, our diversity gives us power and benefits every single
member of our community.
Through our commitment to equity and inclusion, we encourage all
members of our community to purposefully learn from one another
through open and respectful dialogue and responsible engagement.
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At San Diego State University, we are a community of diverse
individuals who have and represent many perspectives, beliefs, and
identities. This diversity lends our community strength, and we
commit to creating and sustaining an inclusive and intellectually
vibrant environment that benefits all members of our
SDSU's Principles of Community is an aspirational statement that is
intended to evolve over time. The statement reflects the ideals we
are encouraged to uphold in our interactions with one
Initial review of the required application materials, including
cover letters and resumes, will begin on June 16, 2023. To receive
full consideration, apply by June 15, 2023. The position will
remain open until filled.
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 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or
management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently
be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of
documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to
work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions
of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be
completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. SDSU will
make a conditional offer of employment, which may be 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 SDSU
employee who was conditionally offered the position.
SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click
SDSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers all qualified
candidates for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of
race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic
information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital
status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, covered military and veteran status, or any other
protected characteristic or status. Reasonable accommodations will
be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who request
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Jun 02, 2023 (9:00 AM)
Open until filled
To apply, visit https://careers.sdsu.edu/en-us/job/527815/latinx-resource-center-faculty-scholar-student-services-professional-academicrelated-i