Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Salary Range
$68,444 - $75,564 /year
Hybrid Remote
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
CX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri

#120965 Assistant Director, Black Resource Center

Filing Deadline: Fri 2/3/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 01/25/23 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 02/03/23. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


The Black Resource Center provides a supportive campus community space for the Black experience at UC San Diego. The BRC is committed to intra-community diversity and the development of the whole person. The BRC seeks to promote scholarship, foster leadership, and cultivate community for student success through the collaborative effort and support of faculty, staff, and the broader UC San Diego community.

The Black Resource Center seeks to create and implement programs and services, while partnering cross-campus, to support the recruitment, retention and graduation of students. The BRC also seeks to provide a fulfilling and nurturing campus experience for all who self- identify within the African Diaspora and global Black context.

The Assistant Director independently develops, plans, implements and evaluates programs, services and activities for the BRC. The Assistant Director functions as a key architect in the development the BRC's programs, policies, and practices. The incumbent independently analyzes campus wide needs to develop a programmatic response. The Assistant Director also develops, plans, implements and evaluates programs focused on leadership development for students from a culturally relevant perspective.

In conjunction with the Director, the incumbent also implements long-range planning and outreach that increases constituent engagement with the BRC and is the first point of contact for outside requests by community and campus groups for visits to, partnerships with, and usage of the BRC.

The Assistant Director works directly with the San Diego community on event development, campus visits and outreach activities, develops marketing strategies for programs, develops and executes outreach activities to student organizations, academic departments, and campus groups. This position provides essential assessment and analysis of the overall educational effectiveness of both continuing and first-time programming, as well as developing learning outcomes.

In collaboration with the BRC Director, the BRC Assistant Director develops and implements collaborations to improve outcomes related to the recruitment, development, enrichment, inclusion, retention and student experience of Black students in all disciplines across the campus, and trains and provides day-to-day oversight to student interns and volunteers. This position will also provide support and guidance to the Center’s Black Student Leadership Council.

Additionally, this position provides operational and logistical support for the BRC as needed, including policy and procedure development and implementation, budget development process and budget monitoring for BRC programs as well as conducts the student intern selection process, training and day to day work flow management for the BRC interns and performs and/or delegates as needed the processing a variety of fiscal transactions including travel, payments, purchasing and other transactions.

  • Must be available to work occasional overtime during evenings and weekends as needed.

  • Please submit a cover letter for a complete application.


  • Demonstrated background in educational program development including experience in diversity training development and facilitation, working with college-level faculty, working with graduate students, educational background in diversity and social justice issues.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the experience of Black identified students in higher education. Familiarity with best practices and scholarly research focused on supporting Black-identified students.

  • Experience developing and implementing community outreach activities and working with a wide variety of constituents and groups including non-profit groups, businesses, student organizations, arts groups, etc.

  • Proven knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion including an understanding of the historical and social context of diversity, equity and inclusion, and of the intersections of identities including but not limited to: race, ethnicity, gender, sexual-orientation, religious, and class background, and thorough understanding of the BRC mission.

  • Thorough knowledge of supervisory and personnel management skills and strategies to provide oversight of student employees and interns, including experience with training and evaluating the performance of diverse student personnel, providing day-to-day oversight.

  • Demonstrated administrative, leadership and organizational skills in educational setting.

  • Experience in reconcilement of ledgers, payroll reports and various accounting documents, including ability to monitor, analyze, forecast, evaluate and report on the status of expenditures.

  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff verbally and in writing. Excellent written communication skills, including ability to compose, edit and finalize correspondence, reports, and other documentation. Demonstrated background working with faculty, staff and students on program development on academic related subjects including but not limited to faculty lectures, symposia and conferences. Demonstrated skill in communicating issues clearly and gathering information through appropriate consultation with a wide variety of constituents.

  • Solid organizational skills and ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes. Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal direction. Ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature under a fluctuating work load. Must be able to prioritize tasks to meet established deadlines while working in an environment with frequent interruptions; ability to exercise good judgment for problem solving and ability to anticipate problems.

  • Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns. Analytical skills to recognize problems, develop potential solutions and implement appropriate solutions. Demonstrated background in conflict resolution, crisis management and lay-counseling with appropriate referral knowledge.

  • Working knowledge of common organization-specific and other computer application programs. Experience in creating spreadsheets and reports using appropriate software applications. Operating knowledge of e-mail messaging and automated calendaring systems. Knowledge of and experience in graphic and web design. Knowledge of graphic design and web programs, such as Pagemaker, Publisher, and/or Dreamweaver.

  • Experience developing workshops and diversity training activities for a variety of constituents.

  • Demonstrated skill to logically analyze complex situations and data and develop clear and concise reports or recommendations.

  • Ability to read and understand complex and/or detailed documents such as proposals, contracts, policies, and procedures.

  • Ability to evaluate the likely success of an idea in relation to the demands of the situation.


  • Masters degree in Student Affairs, Student Development, Organizational Management/Leadership, education, psychology, or related field and/or equivalent experience/training.

  • Familiarity with environment of UC San Diego or comparable academic institution and relevant issues concerning students, staff, and faculty.

  • Knowledge of UC San Diego academic environment and administrative policies and procedures.


  • Background check required.

  • Duties may require direct contact and/or supervision of children (defined as individuals under the age of 18); completion of the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) form will be required.

Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $60,782 - $93,960 Annually

The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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