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A unit within the portfolio of the Vice Chancellor-Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, the Raza Resource Centro (RRC) is a supportive community space with offerings that include academic support services, mentoring/leadership development, co-and extra-curricular programming, and non-academic counseling among other things, for all UC San Diego students. The Centro is not intended to be duplicative but rather will leverage existing resources and bring them together in a single location thus creating a sense of place and community and providing an important support system particularly for Chicanx - Latinx students on campus.
Under the general direction of the Raza Resource Centro (RRC) Director, the Associate Director is responsible for the overall administration and management of RRC's high impact learning programs focused on developing students' academic self-concept, sense of belonging in the academy, and social agency as scholars. Independently develops and administers complex programs, including program curriculum development, to provide holistic services; sets goals and objectives for the programs to ultimately create postbaccalaureate readiness and pathways in all academic fields for scholars.
These programs align with and advance UC San Diego's Latinx Chicanx Academic Excellence Initiative and are designed to facilitate the academic development of primarily underrepresented Latinx student's research, academic mentorship, graduate and professional school preparation, and internship acquisition abilities. Incumbent manages and ensures the most complex and sensitive student development issues within the RRC programs are remedied.
Oversees office-wide efforts to serve Latinx student populations, including outreach, and service delivery. Advises the RRC Director on issues related to culture, diversity and equity including the RRC practicum, strategic plan, and student academic success initiatives. Oversees administration and management of the graduate student fellowship program and student one on ones, including recruitment, selection, training and supervision of graduate student staff. Provides training, guidance, and oversight of RRC Graduate Mentors and Undergraduate Student Staff who are assigned to the RRC's high impact learning programs including the UC Insights Writing Institute.
Serves as consultant to staff, faculty and administrators in other units across campus in regards to best practices for Latinx student academic achievement. Develops and manages program budgets. Maintains liaison with campus departments vital to implementation of program services, including college deans and academic advising offices, the Teaching and Learning Commons, Academic Enrichment Programs, OASIS, Financial Aid, Housing, Admissions, Summer Session, CAPS and the Resource Centers. Analyzes and manages impact data and prepares annual reports. Serves on campus and UC System-wide committees regarding academic progress, retention of students and cultural celebrations. Develops, allocates, and monitors budgets relating to the Centro's existing and new Academic Initiative Programs.
Must be available to work occasional overtime during evenings and weekends as needed.
Please submit a cover letter for a complete application.
Must be bilingual, fluent in English and Spanish.
Advanced knowledge of research methodologies and research designs. Advanced knowledge across a wide range of academic disciplines and epistemologies. Knowledge of the scientific process and de-colonial methodologies. Knowledge on the research and theoretical perspectives on the various factors affecting Latinx student learning, achievement, retention, and post-baccalaureate preparation.
Demonstrated competencies and advanced knowledge in theories of multicultural counseling, learning, identity development, human and career development. A high degree of knowledge in theories of critical race, LatCrit, Lantinx Racial Identity, cultural studies, and transformative pedagogies. Degree (graduate preferred) with major work in a related field and six years' experience in a college-level student support services, preferably in learning skills service; knowledge's and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
Knowledge in the methodologies used to enhance student achievement, such as collaborative teaching / learning models, strategies for
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