Utah State University

Latinx Cultural Center Assistant Director

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 week ago(9/12/2023 5:37 PM)
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Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
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Diversity Equity & Inclusion
LatinX Cultural Center
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with Experience plus Excellent Benefits
Telework Eligible


The Assistant Director, Latinx Cultural Center, will work to promote institutional goals for diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility; USU principles of community by creating opportunities for professional learning, networking, advocacy and service to support educational access, completion, and enhance a sense of belonging for all students.  This role will help lead, guide, mentor, and train students and staff.   


  1. Oversees departmental day to day operations including but not limited to programming, event management, marketing, internal and external communications, and other administrative functions.
  2. Responsible for recruiting, hiring, onboarding and supervising student staff and interns.
  3. Responsible for recruiting and training peer mentors for the department's mentoring programs in collaboration with other division leadership.
  4. Monitors center revenues and expenses and keeps appropriate records in liaison with Business Services and center's senior leadership, and generates related reports.
  5. In alignment with the divisional inclusion framework, identifies student learning outcomes, and monitors center resource utilization; engagement and involvement.
  6. Collaborates with other stakeholders in the division and across campus to meet students' academic, cultural, social, and other related needs to enhance student success, and general wellness.
  7. Develops and maintains resources on Hispanic Heritage Month, and other ongoing cultural activities.
  8. Works collaboratively with division leadership and other stakeholders on fundraising and grant writing for new and existing funds that support student scholarships, programs, and services.
  9. Oversees a comprehensive website, in addition to social media sites, with information for the campus community (students, faculty & staff), prospective students, friends of the center and alums.
  10. Collaborates with campus and statewide stakeholders on K-12 outreach projects and programs.
  11. Serves as the center's liaison and advocate between students, faculty and staff.
  12. Represents the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in campus and community outreach programs as needed.
  13. Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience, with at least one year working in higher education or other related educational, non-governmental, community organization or related settings.
  • Leadership and/or supervisory, mentorship experience.
  • Demonstrated evidence in academic, social and/or cultural programming and management.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations with a high understanding of intercultural and interpersonal competencies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A master's degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Personnel, Human Relations, Communications, Sociology, Psychology, Education or another related field.
  • Spanish speaking preferred.
  • Demonstrated evidence in program development, implementation and assessment.
  • Demonstrated experience in public speaking, formal presentations, facilitating workshops and trainings forums.
  • Fiscal management experience.
  • Ability to work with different student data systems, generate and write executive reports.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • An understanding of current higher education and societal issues related to access, educational attainment, workforce alignment, accessibility and creating diverse, equitable, and inclusive environments for all.
  • Superior communication and organizational skills.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Suite and social networking platforms.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to maintain highest levels of integrity and confidentiality.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:


1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

2. Contact Information for Professional References

3. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with Experience plus Excellent Benefits


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant and space-grant university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion. USU serves approximately 27,500 students throughout the state at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for over 25 years, and USU Extension provides outreach and service to all counties in Utah.  


As a land-grant university, USU engages communities and empowers people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. As an R1 research institution, USU provides a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price. Washington Monthly has consistently ranked USU in the top 10 among public universities for contribution to social mobility, research, and public service.  


Utah State is committed to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community where different perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Learn more about USU. 


The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 


About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 


*updated 7/2023

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov


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