Thursday, July 21, 2016

UCLA Bruin Resource Center Opportunity

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Job Summary
Requisition Number:24158  
Working Title:Program Director  
Salary:$4,275 - $8,475 monthly  
Job Type:Contract  
Department Name:5110-BRUIN RESOURCE CENTER  
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Job Summary Statement:Job Summary Statement: Reporting to the Associate Director of the Bruin Resource Center (BRC), the Program Director (PD) is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and assessing programs designed to support the academic wellness and campus integration of UCLA students who are: current or former foster youth, parents/caregivers, transfer students, student veterans, students in recovery and undocumented students. The Program Director also assumes responsibility for identifying and accessing off-campus community resources available to these students that will help them address the specific barriers they experience to succeed in a collegiate environment.
The Program Director sets goals that align with the mission of the department and of Student Affairs as a whole, while assuming responsibility for the successes and failures of the BRC programs, establishing and prioritizing short and long term goals for the programs, and identifying measurable outcomes for the programs' implementation, growth, and assessment. This includes participation in the development of organizational goals and objectives, strategic planning and assessment, and participation on campus-wide committees.
The activities of this position will include the supervision of staff (professional and/or student) and volunteers involved in BRC initiatives, consultation and coordination with other campus departments (e.g., Academic Advancement Program, Financial Aid, Counseling and Psychological Services, etc.), and interfacing with off-campus service providers (e.g., the Department of Public Social Services, the Department of Child and Family Services, the Department of Veteran Affairs, etc.) to broaden the array of resources available to the various populations that are served in the BRC.  
Percentage of Time:100  
Shift Start:8:00 am  
Shift End:5:00 pm  
Qualifications for Position
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Demonstrated knowledge of motivation, negotiation, conflict resolution, team-building, interpersonal communication, and consensus building; skills to apply these techniques to facilitate desired outcomes in working relationships with culturally diverse students, staff and faculty.
Demonstrated excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills to facilitate meetings prepare and deliver professional presentations and convey complex ideas to diverse audiences.
Demonstrated ability to develop written materials (e.g, professional correspondence, formal reports) that are analytical, persuasive and succinct, using appropriate tone, grammar, syntax and punctuation.
Skill at working as part of a team by negotiating ideas, information, and opinions with others to formulate policies and services and/or arrive jointly at decisions and solutions.
Demonstrated skill and knowledge in developing, implementing and assessing policy, curricula, programs and strategies to facilitate student success, development and wellness outcomes.
Demonstrated skill in analyzing, interpreting and applying research and theory from a variety of disciplines to implement a broad range of programs and assessment activities to promote student success, development and wellness.
Demonstrated ability to implement a strategic direction and measurable goals for complex programs and coordinate resources (e.g., material, space, finances, information and personnel) to accomplish those goals.
Demonstrated skills to design, implement and evaluate programs to address the unique needs and concerns of students who are current or former foster youth, parents/caregivers, transfers, veterans and undocumented.
Technical literacy with Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and social media sites such as Facebook
Ability and willingness to learn new technology to support, enhance and create programs and ensure that knowledge of the department stays current.
Minimum 4 years experience in higher education/student affairs and demonstrated working knowledge of the educational, research and public service environments at a major university.
Skill in analyzing relevant issues or concerns, formulating alternatives to influence resolution, and selecting and applying a resolution having critically evaluated the implications for implementation.
Ability to assess and prioritize needs in order to complete work in a timely manner in the face of fluctuating workloads and competing priorities.
Skill at working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction.
Demonstrated high level of attention to detail with the ability to edit and proof-read written communications for accuracy, correct grammar, syntax and spelling.
Working knowledge of federal regulations impacting student records, including FERPA and HIPAA.
Advanced degree from an accredited institution in Education, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Public Health or a related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of programs for graphic design and website design and maintenance.
Additional Posting Information
Bargaining Unit:99-Policy Covered  
Application Deadline:07-25-2016  
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Special Instructions:Target salary range for this position is $4,275 - $5,000 monthly.  
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Number of Positions:2  
Special Employment Designations/ Requirements Per UC Policy
Conflict of Interest:N/A  
Critical:Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.  
Driving Record:N/A  
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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Sacramento-UDWA Assistant Legislative Director

UDWA Job Description: Assistant Legislative Director, Sacramento UDWA Overview: UDW Homecare Providers Union/AFSCME Local 3930 is a statewide labor union that represents more than 91,000 homecare providers in 21 counties in California. Founded in 1979, UDWA is a diverse, progressive labor organization that seeks dynamic, committed individuals who will support our members and those for whom they care locally, statewide and at the national level.

Job Summary: UDW’s legislative department advocates on behalf of 91,000 In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) providers throughout California. The department is responsible for monitoring state-level legislation and public policy impacting UDW members and the IHSS program. The department supports regular member engagement in policy making at the capitol.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist in developing and implementing the union’s legislative program.
• Write, analyze, and track legislation.
• Lobby on behalf of the union’s priorities and testify at policy and budget hearings.
• Analyze and summarize state budget proposals pertaining to IHSS.
• Analyze and respond to draft IHSS program rules and regulations.
• Assist other departments in UDW with implementing IHSS program rules and regulations.
• Collaborate with IHSS stakeholders and coalition partners, and represent the union in various coalitions and stakeholder groups.
• Update union members on important legislation and budget items at membership meetings, and lead member lobbying activities at the capitol.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Must have a thorough understanding of the legislative process and significant experience with legislative advocacy.
• Must have significant policy or programmatic experience with IHSS, MediCal, and/or other publicly funded health or human services programs.
• Must be able to analyze complex public policy issues and communicate these issues effectively to legislators, union members and the general public.
• Must have outstanding written and oral communication skills.
• Must have impeccable attention to detail.
• Must be comfortable with taking initiative and working independently.
• Must demonstrate strong commitment to labor movement or other social justice movements.
• Must be skilled with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Bachelor’s degree in Government, Social Work, Labor Studies, Public Policy, Political Science or other related field. Master’s degree preferred.

To Apply For This Position Mail, email or fax a detailed resume, cover letter, a one-page writing sample and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to:

Email: In subject of email: Position Title of Position you are applying for
Mail: AFSCME UDWA Local 3930 c/o Human Resources 4855 Seminole Dr San Diego, CA 92115
Fax: (619) 640-9903 Attn: Human Resources

Applicants can contact Kristina Bas Hamilton directly at

Monday, May 2, 2016

Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti Gang Reduction and Youth Development Regional Program Coordinator

Position Description 

Department: Mayor’s Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development
Position: Regional Program Coordinator - Exempt Position
Duties and Responsibilities: The Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD) Program is a comprehensive gang reduction program administered by the Mayor’s Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development. The GRYD program aims to effectively reduce gang crime and violence in specific geographic areas through the application of evidence-based gang prevention, intervention, and reentry strategies. The GRYD Regional Program Coordinator oversees all program management functions including program implementation and oversight, community relations, and technical assistance of the GRYD comprehensive strategy. Specific duties of the Regional Program Coordinator include:
 Serve as a public representative for the Mayor’s Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development;
 Administer the comprehensive Gang Reduction and Youth Development strategy and all of its components for the GRYD Zone(s) identified;
 Provide technical assistance to GRYD contractors who provide direct services in the GRYD Zone(s);
 Provide program updates to Mayor’s Office, City Council, and Council Committees, including, but not limited to, the Public Safety Committee;
 Implement Community Education Campaign presentations in coordination with gang prevention and intervention providers; working closely with local educational institutions, such as LAUSD and LACOE in educating staff on GRYD initiatives;
 Ensure participation and collaboration from local stakeholders including law enforcement, schools, community organizations, juvenile justice agencies, and faith-based institutions; 2
 Serve as a liaison for internal/external working groups such as LAPD, Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles, community residents, and providers to ensure GRYD goals and objectives remain at the forefront;
 Assist with the development and review of internal documents related to program development and implementation;
 Assist with the oversight and monitoring of GRYD contractor’s programmatic and fiscal performance;
 Actively participate in GRYD’s data collection efforts (data tracking, report submission, etc.);
 Serve as a facilitator of communication between GRYD intervention contractors and law enforcement in response to gang related incidents of violence (requires being on call 24/7 and deployment to crime scenes, hospitals, and other locations in the community);
 Serve as lead on GRYD initiatives as assigned by GRYD management;
 Coordinate and implement the Mayor’s Summer Night Lights and Fall Friday Nights programs at designated parks and recreation centers; and
 Support GRYD activities including but not limited to Gun Buyback, Training (GRYD intervention and prevention model of practice, Los Angeles Violence Intervention Training Academy, case management) and Gang Violence Intervention (responding to gang-related incidents).

 Ability to work with a diverse population and have knowledge and the understanding of working in areas with gang members and their families;
 Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with all levels of staff from partner entities (line staff, middle management, executives, etc.);
 3-5 years of experience in the administration of juvenile delinquency/gang prevention and intervention/reentry programs and contract administration;
 Graduation from an accredited four-year university with major course work in public administration, sociology, psychology, social work or a related field; Master degree in above-mentioned fields preferred but not required;
 Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
 Ability to analyze complex information and develop plans to address identified issues;
 Ability to effectively demonstrate negotiation and facilitation skills;
 Ability to deliver professional presentations in both local and national arenas addressing juvenile delinquency/gang prevention strategies;
 Contract administration and basic grant budgeting processes;
 Excellent time management skills, well-organized, detail-oriented and able to work both independently and under minimal supervision;
 Ability to work as part of a program administration team;
 Ability to understand, interpret, apply and communicate complex regulations, policies and procedures;
 Strong interpersonal skills to develop and maintain cooperative, professional and productive work relationships; and
 Spanish language proficiency desired but not required.

Start Date and Salary: Anticipated start date for this position is immediate. Compensation will be negotiated within an established annual salary range commensurate with demonstrated skills and work experience. Qualified candidates should email a cover letter and resume to:

Nancy Avila Gang Reduction and Youth Development Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti or you can mail a copy to: Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti Gang Reduction and Youth Development 200 N. Spring Street, Room 2225 Los Angeles, California 90012 Attention: Nancy Avila

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Cancer Support Community-Program Director

Program Director

Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara (CscVvsb) seeks full-time Program Director. Exciting opportunity to lead a team of mental health professionals who provide emotional support, educational programs and hope for adults and children with cancer, and their families. The Program Director is responsible for oversight and management of CscVvsb's mission delivery, including supervision of the clinical and program staff, instructors, development of the program calendar of services, and maintaining the highest level of quality in the delivery of all services. This position reports to the President & CEO and is full time exempt. Successful candidate will be a licensed MFT, LCSW psychologist or clinical nurse specialist in psych mental health; have a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience; and have management and administrative experience. Some evenings and weekends required. Visit our website to learn about us at

Cancer Support Community provides comprehensive psychosocial support and education programs for people with cancer and their caregivers and families. Our services enable cancer patients to manage their treatment and recovery as effectively as possible, increase their chances for survival, reduce their chance of recurrence, and provide for a higher quality of life. Over 3,000 people affected by cancer in West San Fernando Valley, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties, will be served by Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara during 2015.

Email resumes and salary requirement to, subject line "Program Director."