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HACU Career Opportunities (01/17/18)

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


Assistant Vice President of HNIP and Federal Relations: Manages, plans, directs, markets and coordinates all the activities of the HACU summer, and two semester-long, National Internship Program (HNIP) sessions to ensure that goals or objectives of program are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate staff. Establishes work plan and staffing for each phase of program and assignment of program personnel. Directs and coordinates activities of program personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget. Reviews bids for conformity to contract requirements and determines acceptable bids for HNIP and forwards bids or contract to management for approval. Manage and comply with the various HNIP contractual requirements with multiple federal agency partners. Conducts intern and federal department seminars and workshops. Identifies and cultivates relevant relationships in the federal and private sectors. Assists the Chief Advocacy Officer in maintaining liaison with federal contracting partners in the areas of Internships and related student programs or other areas as needed. Develops, implements and updates policy & procedures for HNIP and ensures that proper techniques are used in decision making processes for the internship program. Master's degree (M. A.) in education, business or related field; seven years of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated experience as an effective team leader. Spanish language proficiency highly desired. Excellent communication and writing skills. Computer knowledgeable in word processing and spreadsheet applications. Ability to develop and conduct training program and create expository materials. Must be able to travel. (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. Duties include, but are not limited to, 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; maintains familiarity with and files on latest research on HSIs, Hispanic higher education, Hispanic workforce participation; prepares monthly information pieces of interest to membership and collaborates with Communications in publishing them and promoting awareness of information resources on HACU website. Master’s degree in education or related social science field required, but PhD preferred. Three years of experience in higher education, a K-16 educational setting, or related work required. Possess technical skills to operate computers, a high level of proficiency with internet search, 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 collaborative environment and rapidly adjust to changing priorities and comprehensive reading skills to analyze, and interpret educational research publications, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations. Proficient in writing reports, correspondence, and procedure manuals. Effectively present information to groups of faculty, administrators, managers, staff and the public. Spanish language proficiency strongly preferred. (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

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.