Starting Salary Range: $4,258.33-$5,000.00/monthly. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Under the general supervision of the Associate Director of Admissions - Outreach, the Diversity Initiatives Coordinator is responsible for developing, implementing, managing, and evaluating the universities' diversity initiatives.
The Diversity Coordinator will work closely with the Associate Director and Assistant Directors - California to develop a comprehensive recruitment and marketing plan, focused on undergraduate students from historically underrepresented and underserved populations with a primary focus on students who identify with the African/Black/, Caribbean (ABC) diaspora, and American Indian/Native American students. The incumbent will interact with school administrators, community and faith-based organizations, and the UCSC campus constituents (alumni, advisers, current students, faculty, staff, etc.) to establish programs and partnerships with the goal of increasing the number of enrolled ABC undergraduates (both first-year and transfer students from California community colleges), and other diverse populations, including but not limited to low socioeconomic, undocumented/California Dreamers, and all genders and sexualities.
The incumbent will work independently in a Southern California, regionally based home office, and will conduct outreach and advising to high school and community college transfer students to meet UC, UCSC, and Office of Admissions' goals.
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions generates, reviews, and processes in excess of 67,000 applications and serves approximately 38,000 campus visitors each year. The office has 44 career staff FTE, 45-50 part-time/temporary staff, and 150 student staff. Staff work locally and regionally throughout California and the nation.
The office is part of Enrollment Management, which includes Financial Aid and Scholarships, Orientation and Undergraduate Admissions. Enrollment Management is part of the multi-faceted academic Division of Undergraduate Education. Undergraduate Admissions, Enrollment Management and Undergraduate Education work closely with select Academic Senate committees.
Since its founding in 1965, the University of California, Santa Cruz, has grown from 652 students to nearly 19,000 students (2017-18) and earned international distinction as a world university with high-impact research, ranking 3rd in the world for research influence by Times Higher Education, and among the top 50 universities in the world, according to the U.S. News and World Report 2017 Best Global Universities rankings.
A campus with world-class facilities and one of the most visually spectacular settings in higher education, UC Santa Cruz offers rigorous academic programs and cutting-edge research opportunities. At the core of our progressive educational approach are our 10 distinctive residential colleges, which organize the campus into smaller living/learning communities.
Bachelor's degree in related area.
Significant experience in student recruitment and/or selection programs designed to reach students who identify as African/Black/Caribbean or other underrepresented, under-served backgrounds and other intersectional identities.
Demonstrated awareness of cross-cultural and intercultural distinctions that affect interactions with a diverse population. Substantial experience and proven ability to work cooperatively and sensitively with individuals from diverse cultures, ethnic groups, genders, sexualities, lifestyles, and backgrounds.
Advanced skills to develop the school's/college's strategic recruitment plans, designing outreach and recruitment programs and materials that will attract and enroll top candidates to the school/college, including students from under-represented group.
Advanced knowledge of project management including program design, implementation, and evaluation.
This is a Southern California, regionally-based Admissions position. It requires frequent travel, nights, and weekend work.Selected candidate will work out of a home office. The Office of Admissions will provide computer, monitor, computer peripherals (keyboard and mouse), cell phone, printer/scanner, and other computing devices. Internet services will be paid for by the Office of Admissions. No office furniture will be provided.
Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 03-11-2019
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted ON OR BEFORE the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site @https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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