CAPAS: Program Coordinator

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Program Coordinators will work closely with the coordinator of CAPAS and volunteers in providing educational, cultural, political and social programs for the Pitzer community regarding issues pertaining to Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Program coordinators will be responsible for coordinating at least two programs per semester, serve as student representatives on committees, hold office hours, attend retreats, participate in a community project, and attend weekly staff meetings.

Program Coordinator Job Description

• Plan and organize events and programs that relate to or address issues facing the AAPI community.
• Participate in a community project with a community partner. CAPAS continues to build on the work of the Asian American Movement and Third World Strike of the 1960s to create a more just society.
• Implement & evaluate events, projects and programs
• Complete required program paperwork, including receipts, program proposals, and program evaluations.
• Provide effective promotion and publicity for projects and programs
• With minor exceptions, communicate with all off-campus agents, performers and speakers as related to programs and events

• Greet all visitors to CAPAS
• Answer and handle all telephone calls and take proper messages for CAPAS staff
• File documents when necessary
• Maintain a professional and clean appearance of the CAPAS space
• Deliver, distribute and pick up materials to and from the CAPAS
• Photocopy documents when needed
• Frontline management of the Asian American Studies Library which includes: assisting with the check-out procedure, and returning all materials to the proper location
• Update facebook/website and other social media
• Other duties assigned by the Coordinator of CAPAS

• Be eligible for Pitzer work-study or intend to volunteer at CAPAS
• Prior experience programming experience
• Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills
• Some familiarity with Asian American/Pacific Islander community issues
• Must be flexible, a team player and have a positive attitude.

Contact information:
Linda Lam
Coordinator of CAPAS (Center for Asian Pacific American Students)
Pitzer College
1050 North Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711-6101
909.607.9815 Office
909.607.9814 Fax
[email protected]

To apply for this position, please visit this website again at the beginning of Spring 2016 for details on how to apply. For questions, contact  Linda Lam at [email protected].