Cal Poly Pomona


Recruitment No. 50719
Classification Title Student Services Professional III
Collective Bargaining Unit APC/Bargaining Unit 4
College/Department Office of Student Life & Cultural Centers
Timebase Full-time
Type of Appointment Temporary for twelve (12) months
Application Materials Required University Application, Resume and Cover Letter Required
Classification Salary Range $3,885 - $5,535
Anticipated Hiring Range $3,885 - $4,435
Recruitment Closing Date October 13, 2014


The Office of Student Life & Cultural Centers exists to support student development, cultural enhancement, social justice and academic excellence.  We adhere to the belief that student involvement results in retention, improved academic performance and leadership.  Through co-curricular education and academic support we empower students to go into their communities and effect/make positive changes.  We envision our work will contribute to the enhancement and strengthening of our local and global communities.


The Coordinator of the Pride Center provides and/or engages in programs, activities and forums that outreach to Cal Poly Pomona faculty, staff, students, and to the surrounding community; oversees the annual programming budget; and develops and implements year-round programs and services to address the needs of the LGBTQA community and the mission of the Pride Center.  The incumbent implements the following annual programs; LGBT Signature Events, Pride and Excellence Scholarship Dinner, Safe Zone Trainings, LGBTQA Speaker’s Bureau and the Lavender Graduation Ceremony.  The Coordinator provides direction and advice to Pride Center committees and student organizations; coordinates and implements fundraisers that encourage faculty, staff, alumni and the community to contribute towards programs, services, events and scholarships; coordinates educational trips to local LGBT historical landmarks and service centers; and creates learning outcomes and assesses for learning.   The incumbent designs and presents forums (courses, seminars, workshops) which concentrate on providing student leaders with avenues to gain personal, interpersonal and organizational skills to effectively assume and fulfill leadership roles; counsels students on concerns related to issues of oppression, personal/interpersonal/group issues, academic concerns, career interests and identity; serves as a contributing member to campus committees and associations; establishes and maintains collaborative and collegial working relationships with various department; and   is responsible for development and production of publicity for events and activities sponsored by the Pride Center.  The incumbent must also have the ability to interpret State, campus, ASI and departmental policies as it pertains to the Pride Center and its impact on programming services; is responsible for the annual forecasting of budget needs and projections for the Pride Center; and provides direction and guidance to student assistants and volunteers on program development and implementation as well as budget management. The Coordinator must also be able to work nights and weekends on an occasional basis in order to coordinate programs and events and performs other duties as assigned.


Three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience AND equivalent to graduation from a four-year college in a related field plus upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing and conflict resolution.  (A Master’s degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work or a job-related field may be substituted for one year of professional experience; a doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling, guidance or a job-related field may be substituted for three years of the required professional experience.)  The candidate will have the ability to plan, develop, coordinate, supervise and organize programs and activities; ability to interact with a diverse student population, faculty, staff and the public; and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Finalists for this position may be required to submit to and successfully pass a background check prior to being hired.


A Master’s degree in a job-related field is highly preferred.


Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.


Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

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