Because your future is worth the investment!
Read More »
Assistant Director, Native American Student Development
|Job Type:||Leadership Development/Programs Multicultural/Diversity/ALANA Services Other|
|Institution Type:||Public, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 30,000 Students|
First Review: April 16, 2019
Job ID: 26626
Native American Student Development
UC Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
Huichin, Ohlone Land
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley’s culture of openness, freedom and acceptance - academic and artistic, political and cultural—make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff. Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: April 16, 2019
Search is open until position is filled
About Native American Student Development
The Native American Student Development Office holistically supports student needs, creates academic, community and social opportunities to foster understanding of indigenous and inter-sectional identities; fosters critical dialog across race and ethnicity; works to create a sense of inclusion for students who perceive and experience Berkeley as unwelcoming; educates, advocates and builds community across differences; and develops student leaders for a multicultural world. We help students build connections between their academic work and efforts to foster inclusive communities, promoting student retention, graduation, and preparation for graduate school and careers. NASD works strategically, intentionally, and collaboratively with the American Indian Graduate Program to increase pipeline opportunities for Native students. Housed within the Division of Equity & Inclusion, the office works as a connector between academic units and student affairs in development to create inclusive and innovative services through partnerships to touch all aspects of student lives on campus.
About the position
We are currently seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Director for Native American Student Development at UC Berkeley. The Assistant Director will be a critical member of the Native American/American Indian student support community at UC Berkeley, supporting undergraduate and graduate students and programs, day-to-day activities in the office, including program and event development, oversight and intern supervision. In addition to holistic student advising, the Assistant Director will also co-facilitate portions of the Native American Theme Program seminar, focusing on Native/Indigenous identity development.
Successful candidates for this position will demonstrate a high level of social and political acumen, have excellent communication skills, have experience working with Native students and be able put into practice intersectional frameworks based in transformative pedagogy and praxis. This position reports to the Director of Native American Student Development.
Student Leadership Development
Salary & Benefits
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. The annual salary range of the position is $61,000 - $65,000, commensurate with experience.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
For full position description, and instructions to apply, please visit jobs.berkeley.edu
Assistant Director - Native American Student Development (4501U) - #26626
Subject Matter Expertise
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Because your future is worth the investment!
The Placement Exchange is pleased to announce a funding award to help first-time candidates attend the TPE Onsite Spring 2019 event in Los Angeles! The funding award will create an opportunity for candidates, who otherwise experience financial hardship by attending TPE, to receive some financial assistanceto help defray expenses associated with participating in the event.
As a registered TPE Onsite candidate, The Placement Exchange invites you to participate in an pre-TPE event session for additional preparation, early onsite access, and advice on the TPE experience.
As the recruitment season comes to an end and that new job is about to begin, it’s time to think about what “success” will look like for your new position.
Your resume is your first impression and a narrative of your education and work experience. However, choosing the right format for your resume that highlights your achievement can be a daunting experience.
TPE Executive-in-Residence Post: When constructing a search process to recruit and identify new team members it is important to us that our aspirations are the lens through which potential candidates view the position, division, and university.