Information Technology (IT) Manager or IT Administrator: Manages HACU’s Information Technology processes in accordance with organizational policies and goals. Designs, manages, implements and ensures proper functioning of its IT resources. Helps departments utilize information systems to improve efficiency. Keeps computer equipment, hardware and software updated to meet organizational needs. Handles highly complex IT and telecommunications issues, and accomplishes the goals and objectives using creative and resourceful means that may deviate from traditional methods and practices. Manages all IT and communications-related contracts. (Located in San Antonio, TX.) Click here for full job description.
HNIP Program Coordinator of Student Services: Under the general supervision of the HACU’s National Internship Program’s (HNIP) Program Manager of Intern Services, the Program Coordinator (PC) of Intern Services is tasked with the support of planning and coordinating HNIP’s activities and processes that support the selection, placement and successful development of the students’ internship experience in the federal government. The Program Coordinator (PC) supports the Program Manager (PM) in serving as a liaison with housing representatives and provides guidance to HNIP interns around housing, travel and professional development issues. HACU is seeking a person that can be a problem solver with great customer service, project management, and negotiation skills. This person can manage and advance its national internship program. (Located in Washington, DC.) Click here for full job description.
Data Analyst: Supports the data collection, manipulation and presentation needs of various HACU departments: Government Relations, HACU National Internship Program and Policy Analysis & Information. Support the work of Government Relations staff to identify, collect, analyze and manipulate relevant data in support of advocacy efforts. Provide assistance with large scale data set management including but not limited to NCES/IPEDS, National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, and Survey of Earned Doctorates. Responsible to implement proper data systems and methods to assist HNIP staff with various projects that lead to project delivery. (Located in Washington, DC.) Click here for full job description.
Director of Policy Analysis and Information: Under the direction of the COO, gathers and analyses data and information in support of the Office of Policy Analysis and Information and other programs as requested. Supports Office of Policy Analysis and Information through data mining and warehousing and general information management of use to the Office, including responsibility for research portions of HACU’s website. Periodically provides support and assistance to departmental programs and activities. In collaboration with Government Relations, leads in updating background information for annual Legislative Agenda and supporting materials for Capitol Forum, including annually updated HSI list. Coordinates information support for programs, by compiling, data mining, data warehousing and updating information sources, such as HSI data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) of the Department of Education and the College Board Annual Survey of Colleges, as needed or requested. Maintains familiarity with and files on latest research on HSIs, Hispanic higher education, Hispanic workforce participation, etc. Prepares periodic information pieces of interest to membership, including monthly briefs, and collaborates with Communications in publishing them and promoting awareness of information resources on HACU website. In the near term, leads activities in support of DACA and Dreamer students, keeps up-to-date the compilation of promising practices on the HACU website. Collaborates with Government Relations and Communications to promote general awareness and use of this information. Produces technical reports, white papers, and other documents designed to increase knowledge and awareness of issues related to Hispanic higher education. (Located in San Antonio, TX) Click here for full job description.
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.
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