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HACU Career Opportunities (5/19/15)

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

Administrative Assistant - HACU National Internship Program (HNIP): Will serve as first line of response to prospective internship applicants and universities inquiring about our program. He/she works with Program Managers to monitor and improve the quality of the student applicant pool. He/she answers or directs phone calls to other support-level or senior staff, greets visitors, performs duties such as financial record keeping, provides assistance in the setup of the intern payroll, obtains supplies, assists in coordinating direct mailings, and working on special projects. 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.  Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in business, communication, marketing, or English preferred; or associates degree, or at least 2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Excellent speaking, writing, and editing skills.  Strong knowledge of the MS Office Suite and database applications, some HTML and content management systems management experience, and usage of 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)


Director of Student Services:  Manage the Corporate HACU National Internship Program, including implementing day-to-day activities, planning, partner relationships, recruitment, sourcing, placement, contracts, travel, and housing.  Manage scholarship program and activities.  Lead the implementation of the HACU Annual Conference Student Track, STEM Summits and other Student Services programs in collaboration with other staff.  Will supervise all activities of the Student Services Department.  Will develop the overall Corporate HNIP planning, marketing, recruitment and placement of interns, strategies and activities for the Corporate HNIP.  Duties include recruiting, processing, screening, ranking, and sourcing internship applications as well as coordinating intern field housing and travel.  Develop new corporate partners in collaboration with the Chief Development Officer and assist with the marketing, promotion, and implementation of current and new Student Services programs, as needed.  Will counsel and advise student intern candidates for premier corporate partners, coordinate notification of student intern candidate selection and placement, and advise and guide interns during initial phase of internship placement and serve as first point of contact for interns.  Develop, maintain, and implement Corporate HNIP online survey and manage student services web content.  Cultivate relationships with new and current college and university dean, faculty, and staff to promote Corporate HNIP and Student Services Programs.   Manage scholarship programs and activities to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame.  Assist with grant proposals and grant management as needed.  Oversee the ProTalento job search module.  Maintain, update and promote database, job postings, resume uploads and other features.  Update and streamline this page on the HACU website.  Plan, coordinate and implement STEM Summits and Student Track (HACU Annual Conference). Strong communication skills in written and oral English required.  Must be able to interact effectively with all staff levels.  Ability to interact with faculty, students, and staff at institutions of higher education.  Ability to read, analyze and interpret a variety of scholarship, internship, and other application materials i.e. transcripts, letters of recommendation, financial aid information.  Ability to write correspondence i.e. memos, letters, reports, etc.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions about student services and other HACU programs to the general public in an informative fashion. Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) required, master’s degree preferred.  A minimum of four or five years of experience working with college age students in a professional position or experience in career services at a university.   Excellent computer skills and/or training with a high level of proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications including but not limited to Word, Excel, and Power Point.  High level of proficiency with word processing and databases required, i.e. document merges, databases, creation, data entry, maintenance, report generation.  Strong organizational, administrative, and communication skills (including oral presentation and written skills).  Effective time management.  Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment handling multiple projects with competing deadlines.  Must be able to travel.  (Located in San Antonio, TX)


Member Services CoordinatorWill provide program coordination support, general administrative support and programmatic assistance for the Membership Department, including but not limited to:  processing new member and renewal applications; creating and maintaining data on membership information database; assisting with membership drive; setting up mail merges for mail outs; maintaining and updating of membership files; assisting in the production of the Membership Directory, Membership Brochure and other departmental publications; updating membership lists and maps and website; creating, updating and maintaining member contacts database; entering daily cash receipts into online system; following up with outstanding dues; providing assistance with online application process and member inquiries or requests by phone, email, or in person.  Work with Member Services and other department staff on various projects, as assigned. Excellent computer skills and/or training required with a high level of proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications including but not limited to Word, Excel and Power Point.  High level of proficiency with word processing and databases required, i.e. document merges, database creation, data entry, maintenance, report generation. Strong oral and written communication skills required; similar skills in Spanish preferred.  Basic oral Spanish language skills required. Ability to interact with senior staff at member institutions, including international members and prospective members, is required.  Must be able to work without close supervision on difficult and complex tasks. Working knowledge of departmental programs and objectives, rules, regulations, policies and procedures applicable to assigned role and department.  Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) or equivalent required; related experience and/or training preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. (Located in San Antonio, TX)



HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) - Program Assistant (temporary 5 - 6 month position): Will provide general administrative support to the HNIP Department, including but not limited to researching field housing options for summer interns, providing support in logistical arrangements and selection process; copying, and answering phones.  Excellent communication and organizational skills, Spanish language proficiency highly desirable, ability to work with little supervision.  Microsoft Office proficiency required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred, or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  (Located in Washington, DC)

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.