Dream Resource Center & MAGEC Coordinator

Bakerfield, CA
Cal State Bakersfield


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Job No. 528987 Dream Resource Center & MAGEC Coordinator

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Work type: Staff
Location: Bakersfield
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services, On-site (work in-person at business location)

CLASSIFICATION TITLE: Student Services Professional II


FT/PT: Full-time    

PAY PLAN: 12-month    

WORKPLACE TYPE:  On-site (work in-person at business location)

ANTICIPATED HIRING RANGE:  Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $4,610 per month.


PAY BASIS:  Monthly    

BENEFITS:  CSUB offers a best-in-class benefit package for eligible employees that includes an array of medical plans, choice of dental plans, vision coverage, retirement participation in CalPERS, CSU tuition waiver, up to 24 vacation days per year, sick leave with unlimited accrual, 14 paid holidays per year and more!  See our benefits website for additional information.

CANDIDATES ELIGIBLE TO APPLY:  Open to all qualified applicants.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT:  FOR PRIORITY CONSIDERATION, applications must be received by July 10, 2023; however, the position will remain open until filled.

POSITION PURPOSE: Under the general supervision of the Dean of Students, with a dotted line to the Chief Diversity Officer, the Dreamers Resource Center and Multicultural Alliance and Gender Equity Center (MAGEC) Coordinator performs moderately complex professional student services work in developing and implementing a multi-faceted set of programs and services that serve to heighten the awareness of undocumented student issues, supports student identity-based groups, and develops campus/community programs. The Coordinator collaborates with campus partners to foster a greater sense of belonging for students and ensures they have resources and support to thrive at CSUB.

The Coordinator leads programming efforts and services to support the needs of AB-540 students, DACA students, Dreamers, and those from mixed-status families. They will communicate with the center’s legal service provider to promote immigration services to campus community members and enhance students’ college experience. In addition, the Coordinator facilitates collaboration between student organizations and campus affinity groups creating a network of involvement and support. Through programs, services, and events, they will uplift and validate students of all cultural backgrounds, religious beliefs, sexual orientations, and gender identities.


Dreamers Resource Center & MAGEC Operations Oversight

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Dreamers Resource Center and MAGEC.
  • Establish and develop a Student Advisory Board to provide guidance on undocumented students, immigrant students, and MAGEC students.
  • Provide leadership to groups housed in the center and supervise and mentor student assistants and graduate student leaders.
  • Serve as the center’s contact for work orders (I.e., Information Technology, Telecommunications, Facilities, Procurement).
  • Develop, monitor, and track the operational budget allocation for the center based on priorities and facility needs.
  • Develop and maintain website and other materials to provide current information to undocumented students, their families and allies.
  • Serve as a liaison to various campus departments and to external and community partners regarding undocumented students and immigrant students.

Programming and Outreach

  • Develop and implement a communication plan to provide potential, incoming, and enrolled undocumented students with timely information on programs, resources, opportunities, events, activities, important deadlines, and academic and co-curricular enrichment opportunities.
  • Work with student assistants to plan cultural events, support student club initiatives, facilitate class presentations, and conduct outreach to expand services for underrepresented student populations.
  • Represent the Dreamer Resource Center & MAGEC at both on-campus and off-campus events.

Student Support Services

  • Provide guidance to undocumented students, immigrant students, and their families to support their success and improve the campus climate for this population.
  • Lead the recruitment, development, enrichment, inclusion, retention and experiences of undocumented students, immigrant students, and student identity clubs housed in MAGEC.


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE – Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration, or job-related field and two (2) years of recent related experience. Specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the appropriate knowledge and abilities may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.  A master’s degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the professional experience.


  • Regular and reliable attendance is required.
  • Fluent in English and Spanish.
  • Familiarity with state and federal policies and political climate impacting undocumented students and/or students with mixed-status families.
  • Working knowledge of the practices, procedures, and activities of the program to which assigned.
  • General knowledge of the principles, practices and trends of the Student Services field as well as knowledge of advising and academic policies and procedures.
  • Incumbent must have the ability to: gather and analyze data, draw valid conclusions, and make appropriate recommendations; and participate in and contribute to group meetings.
  • General Knowledge of the principles of individual and group behavior.
  • Ability to interpret and apply program rules and regulations.
  • Excellent ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures independently and use sound judgment and discretion to act when precedents do not exist.
  • Ability to use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements.
  • Ability to obtain factual and interpretative information through interviews; reason logically; collect, compile, analyze and evaluate data and make verbal or written presentations based on these data.
  • Ability to advise students individually and in groups on routine matters where required.
  • Ability to recognize multicultural, multi-sexed, and multi‑aged value systems and work accordingly.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff, and faculty, CSU administrators, student organizations and other private and public agencies and others in committee work, and student advising and community contacts.
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions and carry through actions having implications regarding other program or service areas.
  • Skill in interviewing and advising, and proven ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing including one-to-one, small group, and large group presentations.
  • Demonstrated customer service experience requiring a very high level of diplomacy and professionalism.
  • Ability to use tact and diplomacy to effectively handle a broad range of high level and sensitive interpersonal situations with diverse personalities, and to respond appropriately to conflicts and problems.
  • Excellent communication skills: ability to effectively communicate information in a clear and understandable manner, both verbally and in writing.
  • Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Excellent computer skills and competence with a variety of computer applications including word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, on-line systems, Internet as well as online calendaring and email.
  • Working knowledge of or ability to quickly learn University infrastructure, policies, and procedures.
  • Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
  • Must be able to work occasional holidays and adjust working hours to meet special jobs.  May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.


  • Advanced degree in Student Affairs, Sociology, Social Work, or any related field is preferred.
  • Demonstrated skills in an institutional/educational environment utilizing a customer-oriented and service-centered attitude.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: SEDENTARY WORK – involves mainly sitting; minimal walking and standing; lifting light weight objects limited to 15 pounds.



SCREENING:  Only those applicants possessing experience most directly related to the immediate needs of the office will be invited to appear before a Qualifications Appraisal Board for the purpose of appraising training, experience, and interest in the position.

BACKGROUND CHECK:  Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment.  CSU 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 CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

SENSITIVE POSITION:  Sensitive positions are designated by the CSU as requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position, based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of the people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to the CSU or individuals in the university community.

MANDATED REPORTER:  Limited:  The person holding this position is considered a limited 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, revised July 21, 2017.

GENERAL INFORMATION:  It is the policy of California State University, Bakersfield to hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.  All new employees will be required to present documentation verifying their right to accept employment.  You will also be requested to present a social security card at the time of initial appointment in compliance with state payroll regulations.  State regulations require that every state employee sign the Oath of Allegiance prior to commencing the duties of his/her State employment, except legally employed non-citizens.  These individuals are required to sign the Declaration of Permission to Work.

EEO STATEMENT:  California State University, Bakersfield is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity.  Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability or covered veteran status.

Advertised: June 26, 2023 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Open Until Filled

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