Coordinator, Male Success Initiatives (513757)

  • California State Polytechnic University Pomona
  • Pomona, California
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Public Health

Job Description


Type of Appointment: Full-Time, Probationary

Collective Bargaining Unit: Academic Professionals of California (APC) - Unit 4

Job Classification: Student Services Professional III

Classification Salary Range: $4,691 - $6,683 per month

Anticipated Hiring Range: $4,691 - $5,355 per month

Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., unless otherwise notified

This recruitment is open until filled.


To uphold the Mission of the University, the Dean of Students Cluster exists to support student development, cultural enhancement, social justice and academic excellence. We adhere to the belief that student involvement results in retention, improved academic performance and leadership. Through co-curricular education and academic support, we empower students to go into their communities and effect/make positive changes. We envision our work will contribute to the enhancement and strengthening of our local and global communities.


Program Coordination and Support
  • Support the vision, goal setting, and strategic planning of the office in sync with the Director and Senior Coordinator; Foster positive relationships with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the broader community to broaden the scope and reach of the Male Success Initiative.
  • Support first-year students that identify as males of color in complex crisis by using strengthbased coaching to understand and advocate for students; make recommendations and escalate when appropriate. Provide and promote safe spaces for challenging dialogue about students' experiences and concerns.
  • Collaborate with campus partners (i.e., campus research opportunities, study aboard, leadership development) to implement pathways for scholars' participation in high-impact programs that enhance first-year students that identify as males of color career readiness.
  • Support the scheduling, coordination, and delivery of understanding, identity development, and intersectional justice workshops for first-year students that identify as males of color.
  • Create opportunities for first-year students that identify as males of color -lead interaction and dialogue events and programs
  • Maintain excellent working knowledge of university policies and culturally relevant identity development and education practices in higher education for underrepresented, first-generation, BIPOC and Pell-Eligible scholars.
  • Measures and evaluates effectiveness of development and education initiatives for first-year students that identify as males of color at CPP against projected outcomes; Regularly prepares reports and presents to stakeholders on effectiveness.
  • Assist diverse students by fostering a sense of community through intellectual, social, and cultural exchange. Identifying and developing support initiatives and activities for CPP students facing obstacles, achieving milestones, and accomplishing objectives.
  • Support day-to-day operations of the Male Success Initiatives area through working with the designated staff developing synergistic and collaborative interrelationships and cultivating within each unit a culture of evidence that emphasizes assessment, evaluation, and quality improvement.
  • Implement and sustain culturally relevant men of color programs, training, initiatives, and celebrations (student equity, diversity, and inclusion training, cultural student retreats, community dialogues, speaker series, recognition celebrations, etc.).
  • Collaborates with staff in own department and other departments, as well as student organization leaders, on shared development and education goals, often coordinating funding to sponsor various male success initiatives.
  • Identify and advocate for research-based based practices for cultural development and education; determine the strategies, services and support necessary for campus community.
  • Identify issues impacting student identity development and education.
  • Innovatively develops and implements identity development and education programs and initiatives focused on holistic student development. Plans and coordinates communications for development and education initiatives to increase student participation and inclusion.
  • Works with Senior Coordinator to initiate, implement and develop activities/workshops to for success strategies for faculty and students.

Program & Resource Coordination
  • Knowledge and adherence of State, CPP, Division and departmental policies and procedures that impact operational activities and services.
  • Develops and nurtures a welcoming, brave, and safe space, while also creating a sense of community and belonging through center's management.
  • Oversees day-to-day operation inclusive of student staff, part-time staff, and center.
  • Recruits, trains, and evaluates student staff and part-time staff with a developmental approach.
  • Projections, expends, and monitors State, Foundation, and Philanthropic funds in collaboration with Sr Coordinator; responsible for reconciling monthly purchasing procurement card statements

Other Duties as Assigned
  • Represent the department through committees, services on campus, community, and professional development identified by incumbent and agreed upon with supervisor.
  • Provides back-up support when needed to other clusters within the division of Student Affairs.
  • Participate in divisional committees and/or working groups as assigned.
  • Take part in personal development activities as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a related field including or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques interviewing and conflict resolution
  • Three (3) years of professional student services work field
  • (A Master's degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work or a job-related field may be substituted for one year of professional experience OR a doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in the relevant field may be substituted for three years of the required professional experience).

Ability to plan, develop, coordinate, supervise and organize programs and activities; ability to interact with a diverse student population, faculty, staff and the public; ability to analyze complex situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action; ability to advise students individually and in groups on complex student-related matters; ability to complete assignments without detailed instructions; and ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals. Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to acquire knowledge of the campus procedures and activities and the overall organization is required. Finalists will be required to submit verification of upper division coursework (i.e., transcripts).

  • Experience working with a men of color student community
  • Master's degree preferably in student affairs, higher education administration, college student personnel, social work, counseling, or a related field.
  • The ideal candidate will be experienced, creative, compassionate, and a proven leader who has solid operational knowledge of and demonstrated, documented success in leading and managing the major elements of this portfolio through an anti-racist, student ready, and culturally relevant retention framework.
  • Highly desirable qualities include knowledge of and dedication towards best practices, as well as demonstrated leadership ability in working with a range of professional staff, faculty, parents and supporters, senior administrative colleagues, other campus constituents and external organizations.

COVID-19 Vaccination

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who physically access campus facilities or programs to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes obtaining a COVID-19 booster dose, or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. See policy at

Out of State Work

The California State University (CSU) system is a network of twenty-three public universities providing access to a quality education through the support of California taxpayers. Part of CSU's mission is to prepare educated, responsible individuals to contribute to California's schools, economy, culture, and future. As an agency of the State of California, the CSU's business operations almost exclusively reside within California. The CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside California. See policy at

Background Check

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. Cal Poly Pomona will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current Cal Poly Pomona employee who was conditionally offered the position. See policy at


Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. See Form I-9 Acceptable Documents at

Child Abuse/Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA)

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. See policy at


Cal Poly Pomona is a smoke and tobacco-free campus. See policy at

Clery Act

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal Poly Pomona Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at:

Reasonable Accommodation

We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact the ADA Coordinator by email at More information is available at:

Equal Employment Opportunity

Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to the pay transparency nondiscrimination provision and all state and federal regulations that prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status. More information is available at: and at

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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