San Jose, California


Job Summary

Under the limited supervision of the Director, the Program Coordinator in the MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center will develop, coordinate, and implement programs with a focus on diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice for the SJSU campus; develop and implement trainings with a focus on DEI and leadership for campus partners; and serve on a variety of campus-wide committees as a representative of MOSAIC. The Program Coordinator supervises the Cultural Programmers and Marketing Team student staff at MOSAIC.


Key Responsibilities

  • Design and monitor the dissemination of marketing and publications/relations materials relating to designated programs (e.g., brochures, programs, fliers, banners, advertisements, memos)         
  • Lead in the development of outreach efforts to the campus community
  • Leads the planning and implementation of a large scale social justice engagement event
  • Lead and supervise the student staff
  • Coordinate with student assistants to assist with programs, events and projects
  • Serves as a team member to help plan, organize, and coordinate on MOSAIC signature events including cultural theme months, Open Mics, and annual events.
  • Attends conferences, workshops, professional development sessions, etc. to ensure knowledge of diversity issues is current and relevant to campus and community.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to assist with the production of culturally appropriate educational events, programs, and projects from inception to execution.
  • Ability to carry out a variety of professionally complex assignments without detailed instructions; and handle multiple work priorities, organize and plan work and projects.
  • Ability to write and compose various types of communication, create promotional materials and presentations.
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, Google Systems, Wed Design, and Photoshop.
  • Ability to provide mentorship and coach students in their personal and professional development.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. 
  • Must possess excellent customer service and public relations skills.
  • Demonstrated ability in counseling students and interfacing effectively with faculty, deans, administrators, alumni, and community members.


Required Qualifications

  • Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field, including or supplemented by upper division or graduate coursework in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution where such are job-related
  • Three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. A master’s degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the three years of experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional career or personal counseling.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in higher education, social justice, or related field
  • 2 to 3 years of experience working in a higher education cross-cultural/multi-cultural center



Classification: Student Services Professional III
Anticipated Hiring Range: $4,691/month - $4,943/month
CSU Hiring Range: $4,691/month - $6,683/month

San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please see the Employee Benefits Summary.


Application Procedure

Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest

All applicants must apply within the specified application period: March 28, 2022 through April 11, 2022. This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.


Contact Information

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San Jose, California

San Jose State is conveniently located on 154 acres in downtown San José, midway between San Francisco and the Monterey/Carmel area at the sunny southern end of San Francisco Bay, and is easily accessible from area freeways.

From its beginnings as a normal school that trained teachers for the developing frontier, SJSU has matured into a metropolitan university offering more than 134 bachelor's and master's degrees with 110 concentrations.

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