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Job no: 500537
Work type: Staff
Location: San Francisco
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services
Jewish Student Life & Interfaith Programs Coordinator
SF State University
San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.Applicants may visit titleix.sfsu.edu for more information on SF State's policy prohibiting discrimination, and how to file an online report using the procedures under Executive Order 1096 Revised. Inquiries can be directed to the campus Title IX Coordinator and Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Administrator by calling (415) 338-2032 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.San Francisco State is a 100% Smoke/Vapor-Free Campus. Smoking or Vaping of any tobacco/plant-based substance is not permitted on any University properties.The person holding this position may be 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.This position may be a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
Division of Equity & Community Inclusion
This is a one year probationary position.
Monday - Friday; 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Anticipated Hiring Range
$4,691.00 - $4,800.00 per month ($56,292.00 - $57,600.00 annually)
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Reporting to the Director of Diversity, Student Equity & Interfaith Programs, and under the overall strategic direction of the Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Equity & Community Inclusion, the Jewish Student Life & Interfaith Programs Coordinator provides coordination and oversight for culturally responsive programs and services which promote educational access and success of students at SF State, in particular, students who identify as Jewish and those interested in Jewish culture and faith. The incumbent plans, develops, implements, and assesses various programs and events that provide unique opportunities for dialogue and engagement in order to build interfaith/intergroup relations on campus and create ties between and among Jewish students and the rest of the campus community. In coordination with campus partners, the incumbent provides academic and personal guidance to students, builds a network of appropriate, relevant resources for student academic success, develops and coordinates student programs, and seeks to positively-impact the overall campus climate for Jewish students on campus.
Specifically, the Jewish Student Life & Interfaith Programs Coordinator provides activities and events in a targeted manner, which constitute high-quality, high-impact student experiences, with the goal of advancing educational equity and inclusion for Jewish students, while recognizing the diverse realities and complexities that comprise the Jewish identity in the Bay Area, in the US and in the global context – inclusive of culture, religion, politics, and nationality. The incumbent also serves as a first-responder to assist and support students who report experiencing anti-Semitism, as well as make appropriate referrals to relevant resources on campus, serve as an advisory in navigating campus processes/procedures, and recommend actions for institutional/systemic change as warranted, based on patterns in student reporting.
The incumbent will also develop, implement, and evaluate best practices and programming for serving and supporting SF State students through a lens of inclusive interfaith, intercultural student services and student development theory and practice. These efforts will be achieved through careful coordination and strategic partnerships with the broader Student Affairs & Enrollment Management cabinet area, the Interfaith Programs unit, relevant community-based organizations, and various spiritual/religious student organizations.
Finally, the incumbent will also serve as an advisor for students who file complaints of discrimination, harassment and/or retaliation under CSU Executive Order 1097; and in this role, they will work closely with colleagues in Equity Programs & Compliance to ensure that they are familiar with all applicable policies and procedures.
Coordinate Student Support & Community Advocacy
Training & Education
Other Duties as Assigned
Knowledge and Abilities: The following knowledge and abilities as well as those listed at the lower levels in the Student Services Professional series are required for appointment into this classification.
Thorough knowledge of the principles of individual and group behavior. General knowledge of the principles, practices and trends of the Student Services field as well as general knowledge of the policies, procedures and practices of the program area to which assigned; general knowledge of individual counseling techniques; general knowledge, or the ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge, of the organizational procedures and activities of the specific campus to which the position is assigned. Working knowledge of student services programs outside the program to which immediately assigned.
Ability to analyze complex situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action; advise students individually and in groups on complex student‑related matters; determine appropriate courses of action and proper techniques to utilize while engaged with individuals in personal interactions of an argumentative or sensitive nature; interpret and evaluate descriptions and explanations of problems brought forward by individuals or student organizations, analyze and define the problem, draw valid conclusions and project consequences of various alternative courses of action; carry out a variety of professionally complex assignments without detailed instructions; and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals.
Experience: Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. One year in the program area to which assigned may be preferred but is not required.
A master’s degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the three years of experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional career or personal counseling.
Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field, including or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution where such are job-related.
The incumbent is a student advocate for the Equity & Community Inclusion subcabinet area and the SAEM cabinet area. The incumbent must be able to clearly articulate and realize a vision that will provide administrative leadership, direction, and oversight for programs and services that support Jewish student life at SF State. Some travel to sites off-campus and work on weekends, evenings, and holidays may be required. Extended periods of the day may be spent in an office, working at a desk and on a computer, or at meetings. Additionally, the incumbent will be facilitating presentations on a fairly regular basis. Must be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population or students, faculty and staff.
This position requires the successful completion of a background check.
Eligibility to Work
Applicants must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, within three business days from their date of hire.
Threaded through our Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life's Transitions. SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve.We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employee.
**To be fully considered for this position, please include a cover letter along with your resume**
SF STATE IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS. (i.e. H1-B VISAS).The Human Resources office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached at (415) 338-1872.
Please note that this position, position requirements, application deadline and/or any other component of this position is subject to change or cancellation at any time.
Advertised: May 14, 2021 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: May 13, 2022 (11:55 PM) Pacific Daylight Time
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