Job Details

Temporary, full-time Multicultural Center Assistant Coordinator

Portland Community College - Sylvania Campus

Job - Education

Close Date: 02/15/2018

Job Summary:
The Multicultural Center Assistant Coordinator assists with program development, coordination and delivery of
services designed to recruit, retain and support students of color. A primary function of this position is to
coordinate the Men of Color Leadership Program. This program provides male students of color with academic
support, mentorship, leadership skills and identity development, in order to increase academic achievement
and success.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Education, Liberal Arts, Multicultural Studies, Women's Studies, Gender Studies, Social
Justice, Sociology, Psychology, or related field. Relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement
on a year-for-year basis.
Two years of experience in a diverse setting coordinating services or programs, to include one year of
experience specific to the population served in the area of assignment.
Preferred Qualifications:
1. Experience working in a post-secondary education environment advising, counseling, or guiding
2. Experience designing or delivering support services and/or instruction specific to male students of
Key Responsibilities:
1. Coordinates all aspects of the Men of Color Leadership Program. Coordination involves
general program development, recruitment and screening of participants and mentors, outreach and
marketing, compiling and disseminating reports. Assists with development of program curriculum.
2. Assists with oversight and coordination of the day-to-day operation of the Multicultural Center and
fulfillment of its mission and strategic goals; includes identifying and creating resource and
promotional materials.
3. Coordinates the delivery of information and assistance to students in the Men of Color Leadership
Program and other students accessing the Multicultural Center. Engages with and provides referral
for students in crisis or experiencing complex issues and barriers to education. Partners with faculty
and staff to implement student success strategies.
4. Assists with hiring, training, monitoring and guiding the work of student employees, casual staff, and
volunteers in the Multicultural Center.
5. Advises and mentors student leaders, volunteers and other students to create, design and
implement programs, events and services that support student success and development related to
the mission of the Multicultural Center. Assists students with problem solving a variety of complex
issues and promotes learning and development.
6. Contributes to or leads campus and district-level initiatives and strategic objectives dedicated to
access, retention, and improved outcomes for students of color.
7. Engages with community organizations and stakeholders to further access, retention and improved
outcomes for students of color; includes outreach and partnership with schools, higher education,
public agencies, non-profits and other organizations.
8. Conducts research and maintains knowledge on current theory, best practices, policies, and
strategies related to the success of students of color in higher education, and to further goals of
education, equity, and diversity in general.
Job Classification & Compensation:
This is an Academic Professional - Level 4 position, reporting to the Dean of Student Development at the PCC
Sylvania campus. The position is classified as a Resource Program Coordinator II, with a typical initial salary
placement range of $45,292-$48,518.
Interested? Questions?
Please contact Miguel Arellano Sanchez , Multicultural Center Coordinator, at 971-722-4112 or as soon as possible to discuss the position and application process.