Under the general direction of the Associate Vice President for Strategic Student Support Programs, the Director is responsible for providing vision, leadership, and coordination of programs focused on inclusion and diversity equity, diversity, and student support. The incumbent also provides administrative oversight for five of the campus’ most vibrant student equity centers: Dreamer Resource Center (DRC), Multi-Cultural Center (MCC), Serna Center, PRIDE Center, and Women’s Resource Center (WRC). As part of this oversight, the Director supervises professional and student staff members. In addition, the Director develops and maintains collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, students, and community partners to support the unit’s goals and the University’s commitment to equity and inclusion.
Hiring Range: Anticipated hiring range, within the classification range - $5,410 - $7,375 per month, commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training.
Strategic Student Support Programs (SSSP) is a new Unit under the Division of Student Affairs offering a variety of safe spaces where students can build long-term social connections while experiencing elements of home environment, language and culture. In addition to services and resources available to help all students succeed, these spaces address the social, political, economic, historical, cultural and intersectional realities of diverse students through programming that enriches identity and develops a sense of family within the campus. For more information, visit: https://www.csus.edu/student-affairs/strategic-student-support-programs/
Documents Needed to Apply
Resume, cover letter
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Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus safety.
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