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Graduate Student Coordinator - AA/PIRC
Non Work-study

Hiring Information
Hiring Unit: ERC
Pay Rate: 27.00
Final Filing Date: 1/25/20 or
Until Filled
Employment Date: ASAP TO 6-30-2020
Hours: 5-20
Job Description
Skills Required: Summary: Under the AA/PIRC Director, the Graduate Student Coordinator will be responsible for planning a series of programs and projects related to mental health issues and graduate student needs in the AA/PI community.

About AA/PIRC: The Asian American Pacific Islander Resource Center (AA/PIRC) provides and enhances opportunities for developing leadership, building a stronger sense of community on campus, and linking students to community service opportunities. Ultimately, AA/PIRC offers education and dialogue on issues affecting Asian American/Pacific Islanders toward addressing students’ multiple and diverse academic, social, cultural, and other co-curricular needs.

•     Knowledge and experience with mental health issues affecting Asian American/Pacific Islander communities, particularly related to students in higher education
•     Excellent oral and written communication skills
•     Ability to work under pressure with multiple ongoing projects, varying deadlines, and numerous interruptions
•     Direct experience and ability to implement, and publicize diverse, successful, mostly low budget, large and small-scale programs
•     Experience taking initiative to work independently, collaboratively and/or take a lead in a team setting
•     Experience in tactfully interacting with students from diverse backgrounds with an emphasis on sensitively addressing the needs of Asian American/Pacific Islander (AA/PI) students and their diverse and intersecting identities
•     Knowledge and experience with higher education and campus life diversity related issues, especially as it pertains to AA/PI communities
•     Demonstrated skill in positive interpersonal communication skills in both one-on-one and group settings
•     Superb judgment, tact, and maturity especially in collaboration and sensitive situations
•     Experience and ability to provide informal advising to college-age students with the goals of psychosocial health, academic retention, graduation and post-graduation employment
•     Ability to conduct research using multiple mediums: online, print, consultation, etc.
•     Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Google Docs, Google Forms
•     Ability to work occasional nights and weekends

Skills Preferred: •     Proficiency in desktop publishing software such as Photoshop, InDesign, or Canva
•     Proficiency in website design, familiarity with WCMS
•     Experience with poster/flier design
Percentage of Time Duty
50% * Mental Health Programs and Graduate Student Programs *
Under the AA/PIRC Director, the Graduate Student Coordinator will be responsible for planning a series of programs and projects related to mental health issues and graduate student retention in the AA/PI community. Programs and project examples include topical workshops, presentations, film screenings, field trips, as well as compiling and distributing creative and innovative educational materials. The Graduate Student Coordinator would work in partnership with graduate students at other Resource Centers, staff from Counseling and Psychological Services and other student services campus units, as well as with academic departments and individual faculty. This intern would take a leadership role by mentoring undergraduate interns at AA/PIRC, on the collaborative events, as well as develop educational projects, such as compiling off-campus community resources, multimedia, and/or assisting with undergraduate student research and writing on related topics. While offering this service to the broader campus community, the graduate intern would also benefit by gaining professional experience, funding, and relate their projects to their academic research.
30% 30%     * General Administration *
The Graduate Student Coordinator attends AA/PIRC weekly staff meetings, quarterly retreats, and all required training. They will assist AA/PIRC staff with daily supervision and mentorship of undergraduate Interns in a paraprofessional role; providing opportunities for professional development for undergraduate Interns. They will also provide clerical and administrative support for the AA/PIRC and the Resource Centers, including answering telephones, and providing information on programs and services.
20% 20%     * Representation and Outreach *
The Graduate Student Coordinator will represent AA/PIRC at various campus functions, such as student organization meetings, classes, resource fairs, and orientation and outreach programs. Public speaking duties also include facilitating meetings, emceeing events, and communicating with faculty and staff.
Courses Required: Must be a graduate student at UCSC
Computer Keyboarding Filing Alpha
Macintosh Numerical
Windows Color
Unix Driving Car
Word Processing Truck
Spreadsheet Other Lifting
Databases Fingerprinting Required
Other Hazardous Substances
Google Drive and Calendars
Special Comments: Work schedule: 5-20 hours per week at $27.00/hour plus a quarterly scholarship to cover tuition & fees ($13,779 estimated per academic year based upon in-state UC tuition & fees).

Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here: 12000&file=11164-11174.3 More Information

Payroll Information
Service Team: SHR Operations
Hiring Supervisior: SALAMANCA, CAZ
Supervisor Phone: 831-459-2427
Supervisor Email:
Account Numbers: 7-680010-3111-20000-APGRST -2
Home Department: 000310
Classification: Assistant IV
Title Code: 4919
Date Approved: 7-25-2019


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