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VSU Hiring 2012 – 2013 HOPE & SEA CLEAR Project Directors

APPLICATIONS DUE: 5 PM, FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012

HOPE & SEA CLEAR Project Directors Hiring

The Vietnamese Student Union at UCLA is hiring full-time HOPE and SEA CLEAR Project Directors for the 2012-2013 summer and academic year. Please review the descriptions below as well as the attached applications.

HOPE Project Director Hiring:

We are looking for driven and motivated individuals dedicated to promoting access to higher education. Make a difference by working with HOPE student staff toward servicing disadvantaged students in Los Angeles and Orange County.

About HOPE: The Higher Opportunity Program for Education (HOPE), a student-initiated outreach project established and supported by the Vietnamese Student Union at UCLA, promotes access to achieve higher education for high school students, particularly those who are underserved and underrepresented. The creation of HOPE marks a proactive effort by the VSU to empower the Vietnamese community, which has historically been overlooked by the educational system. HOPE targets at-risk students in Westminster High School in Orange County as well as San Gabriel High School in Los Angeles County. HOPE exists to raise consciousness of higher education, and promote academic, leadership, and holistic empowerment, as well as self-sufficiency through counseling, mentoring, tutoring, connecting with parents, workshops, community services, fieldtrips, and high school conferences.

Note: Position is for the 2012-2013 summer and academic year. Employment begins July 1st, 2012 Employment ends June, 30th, 2013

Questions/Concerns? If you have any questions or concerns regarding the application or position, contact Anne Pham, VSU Outreach Coordinator at annepham90@gmail.com or (310) 220-1017.

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SEA CLEAR Project Director Hiring:

We are looking for driven and motivated individuals dedicated to promoting retention on-campus. Make a difference by working with SEA CLEAR to service underrepresented students in higher education.

About SEA CLEAR: The retention project, Southeast Asian Campus Learning Education and Retention (SEA CLEAR), was founded in 1998 as a student-initiated, student-run effort established and supported by the Vietnamese Student Union at UCLA. SEA CLEAR, along with other student retention projects in the Student Retention Center, is committed to address the issue of student retention at UCLA through our holistic development philosophy. The project serves students from the Southeast Asian community, ranging from at-risk to dismissed students, from freshmen to transfers, to ensure that they are supported in their pursuits on-campus. We provide services such as peer counseling, mentorships, internships,wellness, transfers, study hall opportunities, writing success counseling, and other services to all students from diverse backgrounds. We promote self-sufficiency and leadership development through our resources, and we are truly excited for you to join our team. We are committed to 100 percent retention of all students at UCLA.

Note: Position is for the 2012-2013 summer and academic year. Employment begins July 1st, 2012 Employment ends June, 30th, 2013

Questions/Concerns? If you have any questions or concerns regarding the application or position, please contact Souania Moua, VSU Retention Coordinator at souania@gmail.com or at (805) 588-8058.

Download HOPE Director application
Download SEA CLEAR Director application

Work Study Position at the Asian American Studies Center

Anyone still looking for a work-study job?

UCLA Asian American Studies Center
Student Community Projects Unit
3230 Campbell Hall

Position: Assistant IV – clerical/office
Pay Rate: $ 9.47
Hours per week: 10-15 hours/week

Period needed: January 2012 to June 2012

Job Description:

General office clerical duties, data entry, answering phone calls, photocopying, typing memos,
filing, mail distribution, posting bulletin board, other clerical duties as needed and running errands, graphic design – flyers, brochures.

SCP Files Management – Organize, prepare and box files for storage to AASC SCP archives; dispose of documents after review and approval from SCP Coordinator.

Serve as a Center liaison with UCLA Asian American and Pacific Island student organizations, especially AASC student organization partners. Will be Office Manager for AASC student org office space in 3221 Campbell Hall.

Assist with development, implementation and publicity of AASC and SCP programs and projects as requested.

Qualifications:
Prefer at least 1 year office experience but will train.
Must be able to type quickly and accurately.
Be willing to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Must have computer experience, especially Apple Macintosh and applications (Microsoft Office Suite, Powerpoint, etc).

Desired abilities:
Program/event planning and implementation.
Design postcards, flyers.
Good working knowledge of how to apply social media for use in an academic setting (Facebook, Twitter, blogs, etc).
Working knowledge of UCLA campus bureaucracy and programming procedures.
Experience working with Asian American & Pacific Island student groups and community.
Ability to work independently, complete assignments in a timely fashion and problem solve.

Direct resumes and work study allocation in email to meg@ucla.edu