HACU Career Opportunities
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is currently seeking professionals for the following positions:
Executive Director, Institute of Global Engagement: Under the supervision of the Assistant Vice President of Programs and Services, carries out day-to-day activities as they relate to the recruitment and retention of international HACU member institutions and affiliates; the coordination of internationally focused conferences and events; and the development and maintenance of global partnerships consistent with established goals, objectives, scope, budget and policies. Develops, implements and maintains international membership recruitment and retention program. Analyzes, assesses and reports on membership growth and retention, and identifies potential international member institutions. Serves as advocate for issues of concern or interest to international members, and as liaison between international members and HACU staff. A minimum of four to five years related experience and/or training. Strong planning, project management and administrative skills. Must be organized and able to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment handling multiple projects with competing deadlines. Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) required, Master’s or Ph.D. degree preferred. Strong oral and written communication skills required, in both English and Spanish. Must be fully bilingual. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience (Located in San Antonio, TX) Click here for the full job description and to apply.
Director of State Government Relations: Under the direct supervision of the Senior Vice President of State Policy and Government Relations, the Director of State Government Relations is charged with advancing HACU's legislative agenda on state government issues in five western states: California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. Under the direction of the Senior Vice President of State Policy and Government Relations, the incumbent will coordinate activities for legislative relations, including advocacy efforts with executive and legislative branches of the state governments, as well collaboration with regional policy centers, Hispanic and other advocacy organizations, legislative affairs departments of member colleges/universities and systems in the region, and higher education associations. Track and analyze state policy and bills under development or introduced. The Director of State Government Relations also supervises staff assigned to the Western Regional Office and communicates operational needs to corresponding HACU managers. Experience and/or training at the state level on issues impacting Hispanics in higher education. Ability to analyze and respond to budgets, legislation, and regulations at the state level with a strong knowledge of the appropriations processes and procedures. Proficiency in using legislative tracking tools, databases, and research resources. Excellent research and policy analysis, development, and technical (legislative and regulatory) writing skills. Master’s degree in public policy, political science, law, public administration, or higher education or related field. A bachelor’s degree in any of those fields and five or more years of experience in a similar position is acceptable in lieu of a master’s degree. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. (Located in Sacramento, CA) Click here for the full job description and to apply.
HACU offers a friendly work environment and a generous company-paid benefits plan. Qualified candidates interested in joining our team of professionals can click here to submit their resume and information on HACU's job page. Candidates who choose to submit their information for future consideration will be notified if a job posting matching their qualifications becomes available.
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) believes that equal opportunity for all employees and applicants is important for the continuing success of our organization. As an equal opportunity employer, HACU is committed to a policy that provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition including genetic characteristics, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identification and expression, sexual orientation, and to make all employment decisions so as to further this principle of equal employment opportunity. HACU will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition including genetic characteristics, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identification and expression, sexual orientation, and will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are offered employment and employees are treated during employment without regard to these characteristics. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 210-576-3216 or via email at email@example.com.
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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.