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Director, Equity and Affinity Centers

California State University, Sacramento
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 19, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
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Director, Equity and Affinity Centers

Job No: 505380
Work Type: Management (MPP)
Location: Sacramento
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time

Working Title

Director, Equity and Affinity Centers

Classification Title

Administrator I

Posting Details

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): October 20, 2021

Hiring Preference
Not Applicable

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Associate Vice President for Strategic Student Support Programs, the Director is responsible for providing vision, leadership, and coordination of programs focused on inclusion and diversity equity, diversity, and student support. The incumbent also provides administrative oversight for five of the campus' most vibrant student equity centers: Dreamer Resource Center (DRC), Multi-Cultural Center (MCC), Serna Center, PRIDE Center, and Women's Resource Center (WRC). As part of this oversight, the Director supervises professional and student staff members. In addition, the Director develops and maintains collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, students, and community partners to support the unit's goals and the University's commitment to equity and inclusion.

FLSA: Exempt

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,750 - $10,417 per month

Hiring Range: Anticipated hiring range, within the classification range - $5,410 - $7,375 per month, commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training.

Salary Grade/Range: 1

Recruitment Type: Regular

Time Base: Full-Time

Pay Plan: 12 months

Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, occasional evening and weekend hours

Department Information

Strategic Student Support Programs (SSSP) is a new Unit under the Division of Student Affairs offering a variety of safe spaces where students can build long-term social connections while experiencing elements of home environment, language and culture. In addition to services and resources available to help all students succeed, these spaces address the social, political, economic, historical, cultural and intersectional realities of diverse students through programming that enriches identity and develops a sense of family within the campus. For more information, visit:

Minimum Qualifications


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.

  • Experience
  • 3 years (minimum) of work experience in higher education, community organization, or a comparable setting.
  • Experience working with diverse communities.
  • Experience working in a multicultural or diverse educational environment.
  • Experience with budgets and personnel management.
  • Experience with leadership, administration, and supervision.
  • Experience with program development, implementation and assessment.
  • Experience with program-based assessment such as formulating and measuring student learning outcomes.
  • Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Highly developed communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.


    Ability to pass background check

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree from an accredited university.
  • Experience in planning and implementing internship programs.
  • Experience in successful grant writing and fundraising.

  • Required Licenses/Certifications


    Documents Needed to Apply

    Resume, cover letter

    About Sac State

    Sacramento State is located in the heart of California's capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California's capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to" href="">student success," href="">diversity, equity and inclusion," href="">community engagement," href="">philanthropy, and" href="">campus safety.

    As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.

    To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

    Background Check Disclaimer

    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

    It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit .

    The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit .

    Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

    Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at .
    The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

    COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:
    CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to
    Eligibility Verification
    Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa).

    Note to Applicants:

    Possession of the required qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

    Advertised: October 06, 2021 (8:30 AM)
    Applications Closes: Open Until Filled

    To apply, visit

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