Hispanic-Serving Institution Director
Job Title Hispanic-Serving Institution Director
Position Type Management
Position Code 2ASP16
Pay Rate (or Annual Salary) $88,170 - $104,738/annual
Job Location Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, CA
Department Student Services
Job Summary - The Chabot College
Chabot College is committed to educational equity in its academic
programs and college services so that students may achieve their
personal, educational, and career goals. Our equity work today
builds upon a strong history: the Puente and Umoja programs were
first created at Chabot College, and have since been replicated
across the state. These programs have paved the way for a series of
additional educational and student
support programs intentionally focused on equity that thrive at
Chabot College today. Chabot College is located in Hayward,
California, the third most diverse city in the United States. We
serve a highly diverse student population and are proud to be
designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. Information about the
demographics of our campus community can be found here. Serving our
diverse community requires a culturally-responsive approach that
recognizes the myriad strengths and assets that our students bring
to the campus community. We do so by promoting a classroom and
co-curricular learning environment that is inclusive,
collaborative, engaging, and challenging, and where respect,
dignity, and integrity are core values. We see students as
producers of knowledge, not just consumers of knowledge. We work to
reframe inequities as a problem of practice, and view the
elimination of inequities as an individual and institutional
Joining Our College Community
We seek equity-minded applicants who demonstrate they understand
the benefits diversity brings to an educational community. We look
for applicants who:
1. Value and intentionally promote diversity and consciousness of
2. Demonstrate cultural humility and an ongoing desire to improve
3. Are dedicated to addressing issues of social justice
4. Accept their shared role and responsibility in addressing
opportunity and achievement gaps experienced by students
5. Have experience and success in closing student equity gaps and
engaging in equitable practices, or are knowledgeable and
enthusiastic about implementing practices that achieve these
6. Actively seek to identify, disrupt, and remove institutional
and/or systemic barriers that adversely impact historically
7. Empower the underrepresented and underserved
8. Foster students’ potential to become global citizens and
socially responsible leaders
9. Believe that all people have the right to an education and work
environment free from fear, harassment, or discrimination
The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a
Institutions Director at Chabot College in Hayward, California.
Under administrative direction, assume management responsibility
for the planning, development, direction, supervision, fiscal
management, promotion, and evaluation of the Hispanic-Serving
Institutions (HSI) Title V grant (project) at Chabot College;
assume responsibility for overall development and operations of the
HSI grant/project with the assistance of faculty and staff; and
assume primary responsibility for the successful
fiscal, operational, and compliance administration of the federal
The HSI Director is a management position designated by the Board
of Trustees of the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District.
The position, under the supervision of assigned Vice President, is
responsible for the satisfactory completion and/ coordination of
the listed duties and responsibilities either directly or through
The incumbent is charged by the Board of Trustees with the
satisfactory implementation of Board policy and District procedure
as applicable to the position. This position involves direct
collaboration with administrators, faculty, and staff in planning
and directing goals related to HSI project objectives. In addition,
the incumbent is expected to participate in the formulation of
District policies by making appropriate recommendations for
improvements or additions in policy or procedure through his or her
reporting authority and/or by serving on District-wide
This position is categorically funded. Continuation of this
position is contingent upon available funding on a year to year
The Hispanic-Serving Institutions Director shall be selected by the
Governing Board upon the nomination of the College President and
the District Chancellor. Representative Duties The following duties
are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all
of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional
or different duties from those set forth below to address business
needs and changing business practices.
1. Provide leadership, plan, organize, manage, and direct the
operations and activities of the Hispanic-Serving Institutions
(HSI) grant/project; provide overall direction and guidance of
day-to-day operations; develop, direct, supervise, evaluate, and
provide leadership to the overall development and operations of the
HSI project with the assistance of faculty and staff; perform a
full range of general administrative responsibilities.
2. Manage the development and implementation of long- and
short-range goals, objectives, and priorities for the HSI.
3. Coordinate and participate in the development and implementation
of various HSI programs and services including: programs to improve
Hispanic student math preparation and assessment in gateway
development math courses; establishment of El Centro as a resource
center with Spanish-speaking staff for students and families; and
establishment of an Ethnic Studies pathway that will include
courses such as Chicano/Latinos in the United States.
4. Provide professional development in culturally responsive
5. Promote hiring of diverse personnel to reflect the predominantly
Hispanic community served.
6. Create and manage assigned budgets; administer and oversee all
fiscal activities related to the federal Hispanic-Serving
Institution grant in conjunction with other responsible staff and
the District’s business office for successful roll-out and
completion of projects; monitor expenditures.
7. Conduct ongoing program review; provide guidance and progress
reports for internal and external program audits and reviews;
evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services; complete
reporting requirements and communicate with United States
Department of Education; ensure appropriate data collection.
8. Create, design, develop, and implement materials, processes, and
procedures related to area of assignment; participate in the
development of newsletters, brochures, forms, manuals, and other
appropriate information about HSI activities.
9. Support HSI outreach activities with local high schools and
four-year institutions in order to increase the enrollment of HSI
students; work with College and District personnel in the design,
marketing, and promotion of HSI programs and activities; develop
outreach and orientation workshops and materials in Spanish and for
10. Coordinate academic counseling services to HSI grant students
11. Participate in a variety of meetings in support of HSI programs
and activities; organize the project Advisory Committee and
represent the College at local, regional, and state-wide
activities, meetings, and conferences; attend federal HSI Project
Director meetings as required by the United States Department of
12. Supervise assigned staff and contractors; ensure that internal
progress reports from project staff are completed.
13. Work collaboratively with the key stakeholders on campus
including Evaluators, Activity Director, Student Equity and SSSP
Directors, and Institutional Research staff to evaluate all Title V
14. Negotiate and continuously establish and/or improve
relationships with current and potential collaborators and
15. Plan, organize, and coordinate program-related events and
activities, including Bienvenida, Cinco de Mayo, transfer day, Raza
Day, Dia De Los Muertos, Scholarships, field trips, and
program-related workshops; design and prepare all public relations
materials, brochures, and/or flyers. Collaborate with Chicano
16. Develop and oversee strategies to deliver effective assessment,
orientation, counseling, and guidance services as well as
educational programs to HSI students.
17. Select, train, motivate, and evaluate assigned personnel;
provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to
correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination
18. Solve operational problems as they arise and document best
19. Perform related duties as required.
Minimum Education and Experience
Any combination of the following would provide a typical way to
obtain the required
knowledge and abilities.
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with
major course work in
education or related field.
One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience
reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative
assignment. Three years of leadership experience working with
Hispanic and other high-need, low-income students that includes
development, implementation, and/or management of a similar federal
Bilingual: read, write, and communicate in Spanish and
Demonstrate sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of
community college students, including those with physical and/or
Minimum Qualifications The following generally describes the
knowledge and ability required to enter the job
and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to
successfully perform the assigned duties.
1. Methods and techniques of leadership and management.
2. Principles and practices of program development and
3. Principles and practices of budget preparation and
4. Principles of supervision, training, and performance
5. Operations, services, activities, procedures, specific rules,
and precedents related to HSI programs.
6. Program review, Student Learning Outcomes, and program
7. Practices, procedures, and activities of a higher education
8. Principles and practices of advising and college
9. Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers
software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and
10. Principles and practices of fiscal, statistical, and
administrative research and report preparation.
11. Principles of business letter and report writing.
12. Principles of communicating and collaborating effectively with
diverse students, faculty, staff, and administration.
13. Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and
regulations including local, state, and federal laws, regulations,
restrictions, and requirements related to area of assignment
14. Federal and state educational assistance programs; program
specific agencies and institutions.
1. Develop, coordinate, manage, direct, and provide effective
leadership for HSI programs and services.
2. Plan, organize, and coordinate program activities.
3. Oversee and participate in the development and implementation of
policies, procedures, goals, and objectives for assigned
4. Envision, develop, and maintain short- and long-term strategic
initiatives related to area of assignment.
5. Analyze and assess programs, policies, and operational needs and
make appropriate adjustments.
6. Provide effective coordination, supervision, encouragement, and
support to students, faculty, and staff.
7. Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills with ability to motivate
and empower faculty, staff, and students to succeed.
8. Research, compile, analyze, and interpret information and
9. Direct the maintenance of a variety of reports, records, and
files related to assigned activities.
10. Prepare and present complex and comprehensive narrative and
statistical written and verbal reports including a variety of
mandated and requested College, District, and federal
11. Analyze complex issues and facilitate collaborative problem
12. Be an active and contributing member of the administrative
team, approaching individual and shared tasks with equal
13. Be an active and engaged member of the community, with a
demonstrated commitment to empowering and encouraging students to
14. Be an active and contributing member of the college mission and
values including teaching, learning, diversity, and
15. Operate and instruct on computer-assisted guidance
16. Plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the work of assigned
17. Select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff.
18. Prepare and administer assigned budgets.
19. Understand the organization and operation of the District,
College, and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned
20. Interpret, apply, and explain District and program policies and
legal regulations and requirements.
21. Conduct meetings and serve on committees.
22. Demonstrate sound judgment.
23. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in
24. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
those contacted in the course of work.
25. Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the
varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic,
socio-economic, and disabled populations of community college
1. Grants and project director experience
2. Knowledge of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and
Mathematics) disciplines Job Work Schedule
Physical Demands and Working Environment
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met
by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job
Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office
setting. Some evening, weekend, and travel may be required.
Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and
mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for
prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel,
crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light
to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment
requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including
use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to
It is the policy of this District to provide equal opportunity
in all areas of employment practices and to assure that there shall
be no discrimination against any person on the basis of sex,
ancestry, age, marital status, race, religious creed, mental
disability, medical condition (including HIV and AIDS), color,
national origin, physical disability, family or sexual preference
status and other similar factors in compliance with Title IX,
Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, other federal and
state non-discrimination regulations, and its own statements of
philosophy of objectives. The District encourages the filing of
applications by both sexes, ethnic minorities, and the
Posting Detail Information
Open Date 02/14/2022
Close Date 04/22/2022
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants The Board of Trustees has
implemented a vaccine mandate for all employees.
Accordingly, finalist(s) must comply with the vaccine mandate prior
to being forwarded to the Board of Trustees for approval. See
vaccine mandate information at http://districtazure.clpccd.org/policies/files/docs/BP7330.pdf.
Notification to Applicants The Chabot-Las Positas Community College
District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised
Instructions for Personal Qualifications Statement
The purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to
provide information on how your education and experience relate to
the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to
complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal
qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as
you do for your cover letter.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed To Apply
2. Cover Letter
3. Personal Qualifications Statement
2. Other Document