Program Facilitator (LGBTQ) (Categorically Funded)
$59,787.96 - $71,906.52 Annually
9/27/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Student Equity and Success
This position will close on September 27, 2021 at 11:59 PM (or when
150 applications are received, whichever occurs
LGBTQ+ Program Facilitator serves as a point of contact for the
needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender faculty, staff
and students at Cerritos College. The liaison works diligently to
ensure the inclusion of the LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,
Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Questioning and Allies) community at
Cerritos College, which includes ensuring a safe, supportive, and
educational space for students across the gender and sexuality
College is ranked 14th among the top 100 schools with the highest
Hispanic enrollment in the United States by the United States
Department of Education. Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive
community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities
within the college's district include Artesia, Bellflower,
Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and
portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs
and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in
more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Enrollment
currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online
The Division of Student Equity and Success is responsible for
developing and maintaining programs that meet the needs of a very
diverse student population, while encouraging excellence and
innovation in education. In consultation with the Dean of Student
Equity and Success, the Dreamers Resource Liaison is responsible
for implementing programs and services designed to support the
retention and graduation of undocumented students by addressing
their unique academic, personal and professional needs in a
supportive and safe environment.
Plans, organizes, leads, and coordinates stand-alone grant-funded
student, community-based, or adult training and programs that
contribute to and encourage college attendance and retention for
targeted students or groups. Programs could include: foster parent,
community education, first time college attendees, and/or
populations disadvantaged by socioeconomic, gender, ethnic, or
Program Facilitator is responsible for the efficient and effective
performance of a freestanding, grant funded, or contract funded
program that enhances the College's exposure to and retention of
specific student populations such as, but not limited to, skilled
trades, continuing education, foster parents, first generation
college, low income, and other targeted students. Prospective
incumbents must demonstrate success in working with a wide range of
students of varying ability and background, including economically,
socially, and culturally disadvantaged persons and those of
different ethnic backgrounds. Incumbents must also demonstrate the
ability to lead a function that may include oversight over services
at other organizations.
Program Duties and Responsibilities
In consultation with the Dean of Student Equity and Success, the
LGBTQ+ Program Facilitator will:
Serve as the designated LGBTQ+ liaison for Cerritos College to
assist students meeting the requirements set forth in AB 620,
Work with campus leadership, community stakeholders and allies
to develop a safe and inclusive environment for anyone regardless
of sexual orientation, gender identity/presentation, ethnic
heritage or cultural background.
Coordinate outreach to current and potential LGBTQ
Gather and verify reports of incidents of bullying, harassment,
or intimidation based on a person's real or perceived sexual
orientation or gender identity
Work with other departments (including but not limited to Human
Resources and the President/Superintendent's office) to develop and
provide training to reduce incidents, and to improve the level of
understanding of the needs and concerns of the LGBTQ community on
Maintain information on the campus web site, student portal,
and social media regarding resources, both on and off campus, for
programs and services that support LGBTQ+ students.
Serve as a support for students coming out to find and connect
with a community of peers as well as provide resources and services
that address the specific needs of LGBTQ+ students.
Provide a confidential place for trans individuals to use new
Publicly affirm the college's commitment of support - and
efforts to achieve equity - for LGBTQ+ students and employees.
Provide cultural competency workshops and facilitate identity
development discussions to educate the campus community as well as
address the intersectionality of identities within LGBTQ+
Work collaboratively with faculty, staff and administrators who
coordinate the Safe Zone program on campus.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Experience developing partnerships and cultivating
collaborative working relationships with internal and external
constituencies including local, state, and national organizations
focused on serving LGBTQ+ students.
Demonstrated knowledge of college student development and
pedagogical theories related to LGBTQ+ identity and overall student
Demonstrated competencies working with LGBTQ+ students.
Demonstrated ability to identify and address the needs,
experiences, and concerns of LGBTQ+ students.
Experience demonstrated ability to facilitating trainings or
professional development in the area of LGBTQ+.
Demonstrated knowledge of the services and resources available
to LGBTQ+ students.
Familiarity with state and federal policies and political
climate impacting LGBTQ+ students.
Familiarity with grant writing and fundraising processes and
Demonstrated skill reading, analyzing, and explaining complex
and detailed documents related to LGBTQ+ students, including
federal and state law regulations.
Documents needed to apply
- Plans, develops, and implements programs to enhance retention
and academic achievement through activities such as, but not
limited to, cultural enhancement, social introduction, mentoring,
special workshops, and support that provides easy access to
services such as individualized tutoring, assessments, and
- Identifies student referrals from research and contact with
financial aid, other grant-funded programs, and high school
recruitment staff. After initial contacts, advises students on
college/campus procedures, monitors enrollment and registration,
and assists with solving problems.
- Recruits, hires, and oversees hourly staff, and/or college
students serving as peer mentors. Develops and coordinates training
in mentoring and tutoring techniques and college preparedness
advising in areas such as study skills, career exploration,
financial aid, and recommended courses.
- Oversees and schedules events, student development activities,
cultural trips, speakers, and other activities that encourage
students to participate in college life.
- Provides functional guidance to faculty assigned to student
support services programs.
- Assist or may prepare grant-funding proposals. Develops and
submits program and project budgets along with grant proposals.
Carries out expenditure of project funds according to fiscal
- Oversees and maintains records of grant fund or contract fund
expenditures. Prepares periodic fiscal and statistical reports.
Conducts evaluation of all program components and services.
Prepares and submits project reports.
- Researches and compiles demographic and statistical data
related to program participants. Monitors outcomes for grant
- Assures compliance with all applicable rules, regulations,
policies and procedures. Oversees the maintenance of all records
including a computer-aided student database. Ensures
confidentiality of student information.
- Participates in a variety of campus/college, education, and
grantee committees and functions that promote student retention and
- May maintain and update web site pages using established
formats and standards.
- Maintains currency of knowledge and skills related to the
duties and responsibilities.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Skills
The position requires specialized knowledge of program goals and
objectives, procedures and regulations. Requires a well-developed
knowledge of College administrative services, admission procedures,
financial aid programs, vocational and academic transfer education
programs. Requires specialized knowledge of the roll of cultural,
social, and related activities in college life. Requires in-depth
knowledge of community demographics including the needs of
low-income and disadvantaged students, age-appropriate career
development, and community resources. Requires a working knowledge
of teaching, mentoring, and tutoring techniques as well as study
skill development methods. Requires professional-level writing
skills to prepare grants and performance reports. Requires math
skills sufficient to read and analyze financial statements.
Requires well-developed human relation skills to make formal
presentations, facilitate group processes, and exercise sensitivity
to diverse populations.
Requires the ability to convert program goals into action plans.
Requires the ability to evaluate program outcomes. Requires the
ability to schedule, assign, and review the work of subordinates in
a manner conducive to successful accomplishment of program goals.
Must be able to select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff.
Requires the ability to plan, prioritize, and assign work in order
to meet yearly schedules and timelines. Requires the ability to
facilitate meetings and processes involving diverse groups.
Requires the ability to maintain confidentiality of private and
sensitive information. Requires the ability to secure funding,
secure local interagency partnerships, and accomplish goals within
financial limitations. Requires the ability to maintain productive
and cooperative working relationships with others.
ordinary ambulatory skills to travel to outside offices and
locations. Requires sufficient visual acuity to recognize words and
numbers. Requires sufficient auditory skills to carry on
conversations in person and over the phone and project voice to a
large audience. Requires sufficient hand-arm-eye coordination to
use a personal computer keyboard.
May require a valid driver's license.
is performed indoors where health and safety considerations are
Education and Experience
The position requires a Bachelors Degree in a behavioral science,
social science, business, education, or a related area. Four years
of experience in outreach program coordination. Experience in
higher education, recommended but not required.
3 Recommendation Letters
Copy of Transcripts (Must show all coursework completed and
conferral date of the degree)
It is the applicant's responsibility to provide copies of all
transcript(s) verifying all educational degree(s) and/or coursework
required for the position.
A foreign transcript must be evaluated by a NACES certified agency.
The web address is www.naces.org.
All qualifying educational degrees/training must be from regionally
accredited colleges and/or universities.
This is a
full-time, 12-calendar month categorically funded position.
Continued employment is contingent upon funding and the provisions
of the CSEA collective bargaining agreement.
Hours of employment are:
Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Initial placement of employees on Classified Salary schedule is at
Step 1. After six months of successful probationary employment,
employee is placed at Step 2.
Employment is to be effective as soon as possible following
completion of the selection process.
Individual who is offered employment shall be required to obtain
fingerprints for a criminal history clearance through the State
Department of Justice and remit the required fee for processing the
fingerprints (no fee if obtained at Cerritos College Campus Police
Station), produce an original social security card, and submit
negative TB test results (must be within the past four years or
within the last 60 days if not previously employed in a school
district in California) before employment.
Proof of eligibility to work in the United States and signing of
loyalty oath per Government Codes 3100-3109.
May include occasional evening and weekend hours.
** Please note - the District does not provide for immigration
sponsorships such as H1B Visas.
To apply, visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/cerritosedu/jobs/3192086/program-facilitator-lgbtq-categorically-funded
The District ensures that all qualified applicants for
employment and employees have full and equal access to employment
opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program
or activity of the District on the basis of national origin,
religion, age, sex or gender, race, color, medical condition,
ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status,
physical or mental disability, or because he or she is perceived to
have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on
association with a person or group with one or more of these actual
or perceived characteristics. .