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HACU Career Opportunities (8/22/16)

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is currently seeking professionals for the following positions:

Administrative Assistant, HACU National Internship Program (HNIP): The first line of response to prospective internship applicants and universities inquiring about our program. He/she answers or directs phone calls to other support-level or senior staff, greets office visitors, performs duties such as: financial record keeping, provides assistance in the setup of the intern payroll, obtains or maintains office supplies and equipment, assists in coordinating direct mailings, and working on special projects. He/she works with Program Managers to monitor and improve the quality of the student applicant pool. Also, he/she provides support and assistance to HNIP in a variety of other areas: recruitment, application processing, external communication, event planning, and/or securing housing for interns. Minimum associate’s degree or two-years of post-secondary studies with at least 3 years of related student programming experience and/or training including internships OR Bachelor’s degree with at least 1 year of related student programming experience. Spanish language proficiency highly desired. Must be able to travel. Must have a valid driver’s license. (Located in Washington, DC) Click here for full job description.


Administrative/Legislative Assistant – General administrative and legislative support for the Western Regional Office including but not limited to, monitoring legislative proceedings in selected states, assist in the preparation of advocacy/research, assists in visits during legislative sessions, and attends meetings/hearings/briefings. Will also be responsible for administrative support including routine correspondence, answering telephones, scheduling appointments, and maintaining office equipment/supplies. Two or more years of college or technical school in a degree related to education, political science, public policy, etc. or equivalent combination of education and experience. Legislative experience highly desired. Must be proficient with MS Office, Internet, database (Access), spreadsheets (Excel), and email. Ability to write reports, legislative/business correspondence, and procedure manuals. (Located in Sacramento, CA) Click here for full job description.


Program Manager - HACU National Internship Program (HNIP): Under the general supervision of the Executive Director of the HACU National Internship Program (HNIP), the Program Manager (PM) is responsible for managing the HNIP’s activities and processes that support the selection, placement and successful development of the students’ internship experience in the federal government. The PM serves as one of two principal liaisons with federal government supervisors and agency liaisons and provides guidance to federal government agencies on the implementation of a successful student professional development program.
He/She will propose recruitment priorities and implement a marketing strategy based upon current and future internship contract demands. The PM must also cultivate relationships with university faculty, administrators, partner organizations, and program alumni that will contribute to the growth and quality of the student applicant pool.
He/She is responsible for producing all deliverables as specified in their assigned grants and contracts. He/She will conduct regular monitor and evaluation and data-gathering as prescribed by their assigned contracts or as directed by the Executive Director. He/She will ensure that HNIP is in full compliance with grant and contract requirements. He/She will support the HNIP Executive Director with strategic planning and partnership cultivation. The Program Managers co-direct for HNIP in the absence of the Executive Director. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in education, communication, business, or social science, or related field, and minimum of five years of experience working with college students in a professional position required. Experience in career counseling, diversity recruitment, student development, and/or program management is a plus. Master’s degree preferred. Excellent speaking, writing, and editing skills. Spanish language proficiency highly desired.  Strong knowledge of the 2010 MS Office Suite, database applications, some HTML and content management systems management, and social media tools. Must be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment and take ownership of their tasks and responsibilities. Ability to multitask and prioritize. Must be able to travel. Must have a valid driver’s license. (Located in Washington, DC) Click here for complete job description.


HACU believes that equal opportunity for all employees is important for the continuing success of our organization. In accordance with state and federal law, HACU will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment because of race, disability, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, or non-job related factors in hiring, promoting, demoting, training, benefits, transfers, layoffs, terminations, recommendations, rates of pay or other forms of compensation. Opportunity is provided to all employees based on qualifications and job requirements. EOE

We offer a friendly work environment, interesting, rewarding work and a generous company-paid benefits plan. Qualified candidates interested in joining our team of professionals should fax, mail or e-mail a resume with salary history and cover letter specifying position of interest to:

HACU, Attention: Human Resources Dept.
8415 Datapoint Drive, Suite 400
San Antonio, TX 78229
Fax (210) 576-3293

NOTICE: Federal law requires Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. HACU will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. See posters below for details.