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HACU Career Opportunities (7/18/14)

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

Assistant Director of Communications and Social Media: Will support HACU communication and media relations efforts. This position will assist with the writing and editing of press releases, newsletters, articles, scripts, communications campaigns, marketing communication products and other official communication. The position requires maintaining the Associations’ official social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter) and serving as assistant editor of the Associations’ quarterly magazine. Additional duties include: publishing news articles and related photos at; content development of marketing communication conference collateral; media outreach to traditional media and campus media contacts in various markets; preparing and distributing news releases/photos; monthly newsletters and assisting with member-related alerts as well as publications and website content as needed. Some travel may be required to assist with conference and event communications. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred. A minimum of three-years related work experience is required, to include news writing, editing and managing social media for an organization. Excellent written and communication skills (three writing samples required). Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Applicant must possess knowledge of Associated Press guidelines and style. Experience in higher education communications a plus. (Located in San Antonio, TX)

HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) Assistant Director-Students Will assist with the day to day management of the HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) for interns, including but not limited to, planning, directing & coordinating activities of the HACU summer, semester long, and National Internship Program.  Serve as point of contact for interns, coordinate intern travel & housing arrangements, and assist with program maintenance including orientation, co-curricular activities, recruitment, application processing, placement, recording & reporting requirements.  Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field with one to two years’ experience working with college students in a professional position.  Spanish language proficiency highly desired.  Must be able to travel. (Located in Washington, DC)

Office Manager:  Supervises and coordinates production flow and activities of clerical personnel in President’s office including but not limited to the following: Overseeing office production, department correspondence, communication with vendors related to facilities maintenance, shipping and delivery services, office security.  Will also analyze and organize office operations and procedures, coordinate special office events, formulate procedures for records in the President’s Office, prepares various correspondence/reports, maintains and processes petty cash, and assist Executive Assistant to President with various conference/event responsibilities.   Associate’s degree (A.A.) and five to ten years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Must be computer literate, able to use spreadsheets, word processing programs, desktop publishing and databases.  Must be able to travel on occasion.    Spanish proficiency highly preferred. (Located in San Antonio, TX) 


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.