Lead Coordinator for Women & Gender Equity Initiatives

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo  |  San Luis Obispo, CA

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Job Overview

Posted about 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Lead Coordinator for Women & Gender Equity Initiatives

Job Type: Multicultural/Diversity/ALANA Services Student Activities/Union Facilities Student Affairs Administration Women's Centers
Location: San Luis Obispo, CA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 20,000 Students
Employer ID: 30501

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$54,648 - $62,004
Additional Compensation:
Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. Check our benefits website for additional information: https://www.calpolyjobs.org/userfiles/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1551994273172
Housing for Position:
Live-off
Benefits
Salary Range:
$54,648 - $62,004
Additional Compensation:
Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. Check our benefits website for additional information: https://www.calpolyjobs.org/userfiles/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1551994273172
Housing for Position:
Live-off
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education, Other
Experience:
2-4 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other Education, Other
Experience:
2-4 Years

Position Description

The mission of the Dean of Students (DOS) Office is to serve as a resource for helping students resolve university-related issues and concerns and advance to degree. We are committed to supporting the academic success of students by fostering the development of integrity and problem solving skills; teaching self-advocacy and personal responsibility; and providing students with opportunities to learn and practice the fundamental principles of good citizenship, responsible leadership, and the importance of diversity in a global society. 

The Gender Equity Center (GEC) supports and empowers all womxn-identifying students, faculty, and staff by creating a strong community and offering a brave space. With a focus on educating about feminist, womxnist, and mujerista movements, exploring identities through an intersectional lens, and striving for social justice, the GEC offers programming and support for all womxn-identified and feminine-of-center individuals within the Cal Poly community. 

The Student Services Professional III performs complex student services professional work characterized by independent student advisement and guidance in individual and group settings. This level is further characterized by assignments requiring the application of a high degree judgement, or persuasiveness, imagination and professional skills and knowledge in a specified program or service areas, as well as a general understanding of the interrelationships and the need for coordinated action within the total program. 

Under general supervision of the Associate Dean of Students and Director of the Cross Cultural Centers, the Lead Coordinator for Women & Gender Equity Initiatives assists in the oversight of comprehensive and complex cross-cultural programs. The Lead Coordinator is responsible for the day to day operations of the Gender Equity Center. The Coordinator is also responsible for directing program and service areas that advance intersectional initiatives that fall under the Cross Cultural Centers' umbrella. To engage students with social justice, gender equity initiatives as well as foster relationships with students from across campus, the Lead Coordinator will use several frameworks such as Intersectionality, Black Feminist Thought, Mujerista Discourse, and Queer Theory. The Lead Coordinator is responsible for the design and execution of events and/or services that focus on coalition building, identity, culture, retention, and concerns of the students and student identities affiliated with their programs. The Lead Coordinator directs programs and supervises graduate and undergraduate student staff. The Lead Coordinator will work as a part of a team in implementing strategies to support and educate University students, faculty and staff about the lives, cultures and concerns of various groups within their particular program area(s). 

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Job Requirements

  • General knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational and program management as well as research and interview techniques. 
  • Thorough knowledge of issues affecting women, trans people, and gender non-conforming populations. 
  • Ability to interpret and evaluate descriptions and explanations of problems brought forward by individuals or student organizations, analyze and define the problem, draw valid conclusions and project consequences of various alternative courses of action. 
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles of individual and group behavior. 
  • General knowledge of individual counseling techniques. 
  • Ability to advise students individually and in groups on complex and sensitive matters where required. 
  • Ability to recognize systems of oppression that uphold meritocracy, sexism, heterosexism, ageism, ableism, classism, just to name a few.
  • Ability to analyze complex situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action. 
  • Ability to determine appropriate courses of action and proper techniques to utilize while engaged with individuals in personal interactions of an argumentative or sensitive nature. 
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions and maintain a high degree of confidentiality. 
  • Understanding of the practical application of facilitation, mediation and conflict resolution. 
  • Ability to apply appropriate action or techniques while engaged with individuals in personal interactions of an argumentative or sensitive nature. 
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly and effectively assess needs and intervene in student behavior and crisis situations. 
  • Ability to present information and speak publicly to large groups. 
  • Demonstrated customer service experience requiring a very high level of diplomacy and professionalism. 
  • Ability to use tact and diplomacy to effectively handle a broad range of high level and sensitive interpersonal situations with diverse personalities, and to respond appropriately to conflicts and problems. 
  • Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere in and outside the University with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds. 
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to effectively communicate information in a clear and understandable manner, both verbally and in writing. Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation. 
  • Ability to interpret, communicate and apply policies and procedures. 
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines. 
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency with a variety of computer applications including word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, on-line systems, Internet as well as online calendaring and email. 
  • Working knowledge of or ability to quickly learn University infrastructure, policies and procedures.  

Application Information

Requisition Number: 105205 www.calpolyjobs.org/applicants/Central?quickFind=167395

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