Program Director, Black Resource Center
MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time, On-site
(work in-person at business location)
Working Title: Program Director, Black Resource
Department Name: Culture and Identity
Division: Student Affairs
This is a full-time management (MPP) position in department name.
MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President. MPPs
do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent
Classification Title: Administrator I
Position Salary Range:
$6,550 - $6,745 per
The anticipated hiring range for this position is $6,600 - $6,700
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Review of applications will begin Thursday, November 9, 2023, and
the position will remain open until filled.
About the Department/Position:
Under the general direction of the Director of Women's and
Multicultural Resource Centers, the Program Director participates
with management to provide leadership and administration of the
multi-function operations of the Black Resource Center (BRC). The
Program Director will lead in the development, administration, and
assessment of a variety of programming, initiatives, and support
services that advance educational access, retention, holistic
development, and success of Black students. Furthermore, the
Program Director is responsible for supervising and training staff,
managing the center's budget, implementing data collection and
assessment plans, and providing consultation and assistance in the
development, review, and revision of policies, practices, and
programs to eliminate barriers to educational equity for Black
Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:
- Design and implement student success programming, including
high-impact programs, that advance students' personal,
professional, cultural, and academic development to increase
retention and graduation rates of Black students.
- Direct BRC staff and committees in the implementation of
culturally relevant workshops, events, and training to ensure
alignment with the University's strategic plan and the BRC's
mission, goals, and priorities.
- Develop and administer assessment of student learning outcomes
and make data-informed decisions guiding the BRC's strategic
planning. Partner with the Student Affairs Assessment Office,
Office of Institutional Research, and other campus departments to
collect and analyze data on student retention and success.
- Partner with the Culture & Identity Centers, the Office of
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice, and other campus
constituents to implement campus-wide programs and initiatives
advancing intersectional DEI efforts, particularly related to
increasing awareness and understanding of issues impacting Black
- Manage the day-to-day administrative operations of the BRC,
including but not limited to: reviewing office and campus policies
and protocols, managing budget and resources, coordinating outreach
- Recruit, hire, train, and evaluate professional and student
staff, track progress, and manage ongoing development and
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Education: bachelor's degree.
- Experience: Minimum of two (2) to five (5) years professionally
- Knowledge of current and historical statewide and national
movements and issues impacting Black student success.
- Working knowledge and competence in area of diversity
education, program development and implementation, student
development, assessment, and evaluation
- Knowledge of CSU policies and procedures
- Ability to respond to sensitive situations that involve
discrimination and access to equitable educational and career
- Ability to orient Black students to the culture of the
institution and provide support services to help students achieve
their personal, academic, and professional goals.
- Skills in development and promoting awareness of Black student
issues and cultural identities through campus-wide events, student
programs, and departmental services.
- Experience leading or supervising others is preferred.
- Knowledge of principles, practices, and trends of the Student
- Knowledge and understanding about unique issues that impact
- Knowledge and practice of student development theory,
individual counseling techniques, group counseling and advising
practices, and current trends/issues related to college
- Working knowledge of the methods and problems of organization
and program management
- Knowledge and experience working with
multi-cultural/multi-ethnic populations; students that are
historically under-represented, under-prepared, low-income, and
first-generation college students.
- Ability to recommend campus policies and practices to support
Black students, faculty, and staff.
- Ability to plan, develop, coordinate, and organize programs and
- Ability to delegate tasks, supervise, and evaluate the work of
- Ability to interact with a diverse student population, faculty,
staff, and the general community.
- Ability to analyze complex situations accurately and determine
appropriate courses of action and proper techniques to utilize
while engaged with individuals in personal interactions of an
argumentative or sensitive nature.
- Ability to interpret and evaluate descriptions and explanations
of problems brought forward by individuals and student
organizations, analyze and define the problem, draw valid
conclusions, and project consequences of various alternative
courses of action.
- Ability to consult with students, staff, and faculty
individually and in groups on complex matters and refer as needed
to appropriate departments.
- Ability to carry out a variety of professionally complex,
managerial, and confidential assignments without detailed
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working
relationships with a variety of individuals.
- Ability to promote and deepen the understanding of the
challenges faced specifically by Black students.
- Ability to provide training to faculty and staff on best
practices to support student access, retention, and graduation of
- Ability to effectively train and supervise students and
complete all associated student personnel actions in a timely and
- Ability to accurately prepare and maintain records.
- Ability to accurately analyze data and prepare reports.
- Ability to pursue grants and raise funds.
- Ability to speak and make presentations in a variety of public
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Excellent active listening skills.
- Strong critical thinking skills and analytical skills.
- Skills working with campus administrators, faculty, staff, and
students to address complex issues and situations in a timely
- Skills to organize complex programs, trainings, and workshops
in collaboration with campus and community partners.
- Skills with computers, current technology methods of students,
and other basic equipment in an academic setting.
To view the full position description, click “Position
In accordance with the California State University (CSU)
Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose
business operations reside within the State of California and
prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of
- Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Employees
in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor
Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program.
- Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a
criminal records check) is required for employment. Failure to
satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the
application status of applicants or the continued employment of
current CSU employees who apply for the position.
- 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.
- This position is a "designated position" in the California
State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful
candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of
Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political
- The CSU system offers a competitive total compensation benefits
package for employees and qualifying dependents, including medical,
dental, vision, retirement, and tuition assistance. It is our goal
to compensate employees equitably and fairly. You can access a full
description of our benefits
California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed
to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. Individuals
with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans
with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at
California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants
for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national
origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender
expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical
condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran
Open until filled
To apply, visit: https://careers.csudh.edu/en-us/job/533462/program-director-black-resource-center