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Program Director, Male Success Alliance (Administrator I)

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time, Student Services

Position Information   

This is a full-time management (MPP) position.  MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President.  MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status.

This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Conditions of Employment      

Possession of a valid Driver's License is required.  Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

The California State University (CSU) is committed to safeguarding the health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the communities we serve, as well as maintaining higher education access and attainment for our students, as such, we embrace a comprehensive strategy designed to reduce the likelihood of transmission of the COVID-19 virus.  The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption if eligible.  Any candidate advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at CSU Vaccination Policy. Questions about the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy may be sent to  

Application Deadline & Salary Information      

Review of applications will begin 12/21/2021, and the position will remain Open until Filled.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Major Duties

Under the general direction of the Director of Educational Partnerships, the Director will independently develop a robust program to address the developmental, academic, cultural and social needs of post-secondary students through an initiative that promotes a sense of belonging, a sense of brotherhood and bonding with students who self-identify as men of color. Using GI 2025 as the catalyst, the Director will join a cadre of campus partners committed to the elimination of equity and achievement gaps for young men of color. The Director will maintain and establish new relationships with regional and national partners, conducting assessment and research projects, and providing holistic student development programs and services for the MSA student organization. The Director will be responsible for supervising and training staff, maintaining the program's budget and meeting budgetary goals, serving as a liaison for internal and external stakeholders, meeting operational goals and objectives and keeping abreast of current research and information relevant the student success.


Required Experience: Minimum of two (2) to five (5) years of professionally related experience, and experience leading or supervising others is

Required Education: Bachelor's degree

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: -Ability to work with African American, American Indian, Latino/a/Hispanic and Hmong/S.E. Asian populations; experience working with male students of color
-Knowledge of academic, social, and emotional problems confronting students, especially young men, from diverse backgrounds;
-Interpersonal communication skills to clearly and effectively interact with individuals of varying ages and cultural backgrounds and effectively resolve disagreements and conflicts.
-Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate skillfully and effectively with a diverse population.
-Demonstrated ability to garner the support of key stakeholders and lead an effective team.
-Experience designing and carrying out assessment and research projects.
Demonstrated experience working with and executing grant funded program objectives.
Experience writing progress, summary and end of grant period reports that meet funding requirements
-Excellent active listening, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
-Knowledge of school and academic program principles and standards (admissions, registration, financial aid) to make effective judgments.
-Knowledge of admission policies and post secondary institutions.
-Skills to organize work effectively to achieve timely progress on multiple simultaneous projects, meet deadlines, and maintain a high level of productivity.
-Initiative and an ability to work independently as well as cooperatively and effectively as part of a team.
-Excellent organizational and communication skills as evidenced by application materials along with strong interpersonal and communication (written & oral) skills including public speaking

Preferred Qualifications: A Master's Degree in counseling, educational administration, student personnel, or related area

Required Certification: Valid Driver's License


50% - Create and implement a comprehensive student success program that advances personal, cultural, social and academic development and increases retention and graduation rates -Work with MSA staff to create, plan and implement workshops and seminars. -Hire, supervise, train and evaluate professional staff and student assistants, track progress and provide ongoing supervision. -Conduct professional development activities for staff and student assistants utilizing training tools that reflect best practices for impacting student success. -Spearhead and work with the Student Affairs Assessment Office to collect, analyze and use data to advance student success and make program improvements. -Develop and implement assessment processes that incorporate student learning outcomes and co-curricular high impact practices.

40% - Identify challenges and implement successful strategies that provide academic and social support needed to be successful in college and beyond; -Monitor and intervene in the academic progress of African American and Latinx male students on campus; monitor and intervene with other underrepresented males; -Serve on a variety of campus committees (i.e., GI 2025, Strategic Planning, etc.). Build relationships with campus departments, faculty and students who support the work of MSA. -Establish and maintain direct contact with the CSU Young Males of Color Consortium and off campus partners involved in male of color work -Facilitate an advisory council and communication network to review and address the needs of young males of color, while maintaining collaboration to enhance support services -Coordinate and design program and services content for web page and social media outlets. -Document services and contacts and maintain accurate and complete records utilizing current technology. -Compile quarterly and annual data into an operational summary. -Administer grant funding objectives as they relate to student success. Write summative and formative grant reports to be provided to grant funders as required. -Identify, evaluate and propose solutions to program areas that need special attention.

10% Other duties as assigned.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.   For more information or definition of these terms, please visit:

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at , or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639. Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free.  Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property.  Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9




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