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HACU Career Opportunities (09/28/18)

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


Executive Director of Western States Legislative Affairs: This position has overall responsibility for the functioning of the Western Regional Office (WRO). S/he works developing and advancing HACU's legislative agenda with respect to state government issues in the five western states of California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. S/he will coordinate activities for legislative relations, work in a cooperative mode with both executive and legislative branches of the state governments, as well as regional policy centers, Hispanic and other minority organizations, other legislative affairs departments of member colleges and systems in the region, and higher education associations, and track state policy in operation or under development by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate assistants. S/he is also responsible for maintaining strong member relationships in the Western Region Office service area. Master's degree in public administration, higher education, or related field with extensive experience in state government relations and policy analysis, preferably in higher education or education-related issues. Experience and/or training at the federal/state level on issues impacting Hispanics in higher education. Strong knowledge of and familiarity with the state legislation, budget and appropriations process. Exceptional interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skills. Spanish language proficiency is highly desired. Travel is required for this position, including but not limited to conferences and member presentations. Travel varies in frequency throughout the year. (Located in Sacramento, CA.) Click here for full job description.

  

HNIP Program Coordinator (DC area): The individual is tasked with planning, coordinating, and securing housing for HNIP interns in DC metro area. Housing and travel arrangements are offered to help facilitate the internship experience for both the intern and sponsoring agency. He/she must be a relentless problem-solver with great customer service skills. Constant communication with support-level staff, Program Managers, event planners, and finance will be essential. He/she will have direct supervision of seasonal staff engaged in locating housing for the summer session for non-DC metro interns. This position will oversee housing arrangements for DC metro sites; develop relationships with housing providers to meet intern housing needs within program budget parameters; prepare purchase orders, and negotiate pricing and rates on housing services and lease agreements. Verify invoicing and process payments for vendors. Other duties include liaise with HNIP Accounting Manager in the San Antonio HQ office to ensure payment of all program obligations to properties and other subcontractors; serve as the first point of contact for interns regarding future and current housing arrangements; provide support on intern orientation logistics, event planning, application processing and placement, and recording and reporting requirements; plan and conduct recruitment trips to HACU-member institutions and attend conferences; and develop and conduct presentations on program components and benefits at intern orientations and agency liaisons briefings. BA/BS in Business, Communication, Counseling, Hospitality Management, or related field with three years of experience working with students in the nonprofit sector in a professional position. Prior experience as a resident assistant, resident director, student housing coordinator, and/or property management is a plus. Excellent speaking, writing, and editing skills. 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. Spanish language proficiency highly desired. (Located in Washington, DC.) Click here for full job description.

 

HNIP Program Coordinator (Field): The individual is tasked with planning, coordinating, and securing housing for HNIP interns in Field locations across the United States. Housing arrangements are offered to help facilitate the internship experience for both the intern and sponsoring agency. He/she must be a relentless problem-solver with great customer service skills. Constant communication with support-level staff, Program Managers, event planners, and finance will be essential. He/she will have direct supervision of seasonal staff engaged in locating housing for the summer session for Field location interns. This position will oversee housing arrangements for Field location sites; develop relationships with housing providers to meet intern housing needs within program budget parameters; prepare purchase orders, and negotiate pricing and rates on housing services and lease agreements. Verify invoicing and process payments for vendors. Other duties include liaise with HNIP Accounting Manager in the San Antonio HQ office to ensure payment of all program obligations to properties and other subcontractors; serve as the first point of contact for interns regarding future and current housing arrangements; provide support on intern orientation logistics, event planning, application processing and placement, and recording and reporting requirements; plan and conduct recruitment trips to HACU-member institutions and attend conferences; and develop and conduct presentations on program components and benefits at intern orientations and agency liaisons briefings. BA/BS in Business, Communication, Counseling, Hospitality Management, or related field with three years of experience working with students in the nonprofit sector in a professional position. Prior experience as a resident assistant, resident director, student housing coordinator, and/or property management is a plus. Excellent speaking, writing, and editing skills. 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. Spanish language proficiency highly desired. (Located in Washington, DC.) Click here for full job description.

 

Research & Information Coordinator (10 hours a week for 10 weeks): Under the direction of the Director for PK-12 Initiatives, gathers and analyses data and information for the Office of PK-12 Initiatives and other programs as requested. Provides additional support for the Office of Policy Analysis & Information in drafting and editing technical reports for the President’s Office, grant-funded projects and other areas as requested. BA/BS in education or related social science field required, master’s degree preferred. One-year experience in higher education, a K-16 educational setting, or related work required. Strong general computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Excel, and solid quantitative abilities are required. Experience working with data and using statistical software (such as SPSS, SAS, R) is desirable. Possess a high level of proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets, databases, content management systems. Possess effective time management skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to work with limited supervision. Possess the ability to interact and work in a group environment. English language proficiency required. (Located in San Antonio, TX.) Click here for full 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
jobs@hacu.net

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.

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