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Coordinator, Truth, Racial Healing and Transform CC

Employer
Austin Community College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 24, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity, Student Affairs, Minority & Multicultural Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 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 under represented 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.

As an open access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. 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, Truth, Racial Healing and Transform CC

Job Description Summary:

To coordinate and support equity and inclusion initiatives to improve student success with identified underserved students and communities (African American, Hispanic, Asian, LGBTQ+, etc.).

Job Description:

Description of Duties and Tasks

1) Coordinates equity and inclusion initiatives at the direction of the AVP.
2) Plans, promotes and coordinates equity and inclusion events at the direction of the AVP.
3) Provides answers to students and the public regarding program goals. Interacts with the public regarding equity and inclusion activities.
4) Coordinates and conducts surveys/studies relevant to equity and inclusion activities including asset-mapping for identified underserved ACC students and communities. Coordinates data at the direction of the AVP.
5) Assists with communicating and publicizing the progress of equity and inclusion work with identified underserved students and communities to inform staff, faculty, senior leadership and policy.
6) Under the direction of the AVP, serves as liaison with the community, students, faculty, and staff in facilitating equity and inclusion programs.
7) Participates in equity and inclusion committees and task forces.
8) Assists the AVP in the preparation and coordination of financial and administrative reports.
9) Assists the AVP in the development of long- and short-range goals for equity and inclusion initiatives.
10) May oversee the work of work study or hourly employees.

Knowledge

* Knowledge of and ability to work with issues around race, gender, cultural, and human differences.
* Equity and inclusion program development and execution.
* Social media and its application.
* Budget management methods and techniques.
* Planning and executing events.

Skills

* Maintaining an established work schedule to include some evenings and weekends.
* Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills, including tact and diplomacy.
* Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through.
* Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
* Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials.
* Problem-solving and decision-making.
* Planning, analyzing and coordinating activities and establishing priorities.
* Working with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
* Possess multi-racial, ethnic, general, cultural, and faith awareness.
* Ability to collect, analyze, and manage tracked data, including disaggregated data by race, ethnicity, gender, etc.
* Collaborative and effective team member.

Technology

* Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software.
* May also use social media, work with desktop publishing, and update webpages.

Required Work Experience

* Two years related work experience.

Required Education

* Bachelor's degree.

Preferred Education

* Master's degree or higher in Education, Higher Education, Higher Education Leadership or Education Leadership Policy with study concentration or research thesis focused on race, ethnicity, and/or areas of identified underserved students and communities.

Special Requirements

* Valid Texas Driver's License and reliable transportation for local Austin area travel.

Physical Requirements
* Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment.
* Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling.
* Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.

Safety

*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.

Pay Range

$ 41,304 - $59,006

Number of Openings:

1

Job Posting Close Date:

March 18, 2022

ACC Benefits Overview

Full-time faculty and staffing table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the college are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty and Administrators Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by federal law.

EEO Statement

The Austin Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, political affiliation or other protected categories.

Clery Act

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the 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.

Disclaimer

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 intended to be 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 as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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