HACU Career Opportunities
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is currently seeking professionals for the following positions:
Director of Government Relations - House: Under the leadership of the Sr. Vice President for Policy and Government Relations (SVPPGR) in the development and advancement of HACU's legislative agenda with a focus on the U.S. House of Representatives. Collaborates with staff from the GR office in maintaining relations with Federal legislative and administrative offices and agencies in areas relating to Federal legislation and regulations, particularly with the House HSI Caucus. Assists in formulating and maintaining relationships with government offices and officials, education policy centers, Hispanic and other minority-focused organizations, and higher education associations to promote the advancement of Hispanic higher education. Although focused on the U.S. House of Representatives, the incumbent is expected to collaborate with other HACU policy and government relations staff, as well as in other areas of the organization. Master's degree in Public Administration, Higher Education, or related field with experience in Federal relations and policy analysis, preferably in higher education or education-related issues is strongly preferred. Knowledge and understanding of issues impacting Hispanics in higher education, including familiarity with the processes of Federal legislation and appropriations. Experience in collaborating with legislative assistants and government regulation writers is desirable. Exceptional people skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and Spanish language proficiency (preferred but not required). Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. (Located in Washington, DC) Click here for the full job description and to apply.
Membership Initiatives Manager: Reporting to the Executive Director of Member Services, the Membership Initiatives manager will carry out the day-to-day operation and management of the ProTalento Job Board, Membership Portal and associated program activities. The mission of the job board is to connect employers to job seekers pursuing gainful employment and in turn, diversifying their workforce. The Manager will work collaboratively with units across HACU to identify opportunities to grow ProTalento by increasing the number of job seekers and employers utilizing the platform. The Manager will work with the Executive Director of Member Services to set goals and objectives for expansion to include marketing and outreach strategies, as well as an assessment and evaluation plan. The manager will also provide project and administrative support to ensure that Member Services departmental goals and objectives are reached. Bachelor’s degree required. A minimum of two-years related experience in higher education and career services and background in database and program management required. Excellent computer skills and/or training with extensive 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). Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment. Exceptional people skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and Spanish language proficiency (preferred but not required). Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. (Located in San Antonio, TX) Click here for the full job description and to apply.
Development Manager: Under the supervision of the Executive Director of Development, plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates ongoing fundraising programs, including annual fund, major gifts program, special events, and provides support to the capital campaign. Carries out the day-to-day activities of the Development Department consistent with established goals, objectives, scope, budget and policies. Primarily responsible for planning and executing individual donor prospecting, soliciting, and giving. Also, responsible for creating and maintaining the alumni database. As Manager, he/she will work with the Executive Director of Development to ensure that the financial and activity goals and objectives of the department are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters. Candidate must be results oriented, able to travel periodically and proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other PC-based software. Bachelor’s degree required. A minimum of 2 years related experience in fundraising in a higher education and/or nonprofit setting with experience and background in donor prospecting, individual annual giving and general development activities. Experience with Raiser’s Edge strongly preferred. Bilingual-English/Spanish Skills a Plus. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. (Located in San Antonio, TX) Click here for the full job description and to apply.
HNIP Student Services Coordinator: HACU is seeking a professional who can assist in managing and advancing HACU National Internship Program (HNIP)’s priorities and activities. He/she will be an innovative self-starter, a problem solver with excellent customer service, and someone with experience in project development and management. Reporting to the Senior Executive Director of Federal Relations and HNIP, the Student Services Coordinator will assist in planning and coordinating HNIP’s activities and processes to support the recruitment, selection, placement, and successful development of the students’ internship experience with federal, state, and local non-profit agencies. He/she will manage programmatic efforts for HNIP, while working with Director of HNIP and Strategic Initiatives. He/she will also support the work of the program and provide exemplary customer service to our applicants, selected interns, and agency liaisons. He/she will also manage the professional development program for interns to include, but not limited to, identifying the speakers, and coordinating the logistics of the activity. He/she should have a service-oriented mindset, possess a passion to promote professional development for student advancement, have a professional presence, and be a competent public speaker. Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in education, communication, business, social science, or related field, with 1-2 years experience in student services or student program development. Experience in service-related industries, project management, student development, and/or student recruitment. Must be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment and take ownership of tasks and responsibilities. Bilingual-English/Spanish Skills a Plus. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. (Located in Washington, DC) Click here for the full job description and to apply.
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. For more information regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, click here.
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the HACU will provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment, including the application process. If reasonable accommodation is needed during the application process, please email email@example.com. For more information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act, click here.
HACU COMMITMENT TO HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY
Per the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) Commitment to Health and Safety Policy, effective August 2021, it is a condition of employment for all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless they are granted a reasonable accommodation under applicable state law. Employees will need to provide proof of full vaccination prior to their start date or apply for an exemption/accommodation within three business days after their start date. Depending on the circumstances, new hires who do not comply with this Policy, or who cannot be reasonably accommodated, will either have their employment suspended or terminated. Candidates who are non-compliant will have their offers rescinded. If reasonable accommodation is needed during the application process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.