Hiring Information

The Student Recruitment and Retention Center (SRRC) is recruiting for student leaders for the 2018–2019 academic year. We are seeking self-motivated, accountable, professional leaders! 

Thank you for your interest in being part of the SRRC.  Working at the student-initiated, student-led center is a rare and unique opportunity only available at few universities nationwide. The SRRC's vision is to attain educational equity by empowering historically underrepresented, low-income, or educationally disadvantaged communities that have been affected by the passing of Prop 209 in California. Through a holistic support model, we offer services that empower students to act as dynamic leaders for their communities. Working for the SRRC is both amazing and empowering, allowing you to:

  • Give back to underrepresented student community on the UC Davis campus and regionally.

  • Gain awareness of socio-political, cultural and social justice concerns affecting underrepresented communities.

  • Gain valuable leadership and organizational skills through the development of self-initiated projects, proposals, and budgets.

  • Coordinate programming that effectively recruits and/or retains underrepresented students.

  • Work individually with students to holistically address their needs.

  • Gain a better understanding of educational equity through the SRRC’s holistic support model to recruiting and retaining students.

To apply for a position, follow the selection process check-list and deadlines. 

Basic Job Details:

  • $11.25 Hourly Rate.

  • 2.5 Minimum GPA Requirement.

  • Must participate in Spring Quarter training course & summer training.

  • Participate in Monthly In-Services, weekly staff meetings (during the academic year).

  • Previous experience with the SRRC preferred (volunteer, intern, staff).

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working or volunteering with the SRRC preferred.

  • Awareness of, and sensitivity to, issues specific to underrepresented communities.

  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Dependable and motivated.

  • Excellent written and oral communication.

  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA.

  • Background check is required due to possibility of working with minors.

  • A valid driver's license and TB Test is required for recruitment coordinators.

  • Must participate in all required training sessions.

Selection Process Checklist

Please review the following checklist before submitting your application.

  1. Review the job descriptions by program and other job qualifications.

    • NOTE: Job descriptions and qualifications are subject to change.

  • Submit the following with your application:

    • A copy of your UCD and transfer college transcript(s) through the current quarter in PDF format. A copy of your unofficial transcript from Sisweb/Banner is acceptable.
      • To be eligible for any positions, you must have and maintain a quarterly and cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, and successfully pass a minimum of 12 undergraduate units.
    • Current resume [Word or PDF format].

SRRC Hiring Process

We know how confusing the job search process can be. At the SRRC, we value Knowledge and Support, and we want to make sure that we provide you with as much information as possible about our hiring process.

To summarize, the entire process can take as little as 3 weeks, depending on when you submit your application, though sometimes it may take longer depending on internal schedules. Along the way, we will do our best to keep you updated. Since communication is an important skill in all of the positions we offer, we also encourage you to reach out to us if you want to know where we are in the process.

  1. Application

    • Submit an application for one of our open positions here.

    • A committee will review your application, looking for signs that you have the experience needed for the position, and that you’ve done a little homework about the SRRC.

    • We will typically get back to you within 2 weeks after the application has closed.

  2. Interview

    • If you are offered an interview, we will ask you to sign up for an interview slot.

    • Interviews usually last 30-45 minutes, during which a group of people (the hiring committee) will ask questions to gauge your experiences and skills for the role.

      • The interview questions will be provided to you before the interview.

      • For Recruitment/Outreach positions, we will ask you to prepare a short presentation for the committee.

      • You will also have the chance to ask us any clarifying questions, about the role, the SRRC, or even what it’s like to work here (what are typical hours like? What do you like about working here?)

    • We have had applicants decide that the SRRC isn’t for them after interviews, and that’s okay! Just let us know. It’s important for individuals AND organizations to find people who truly want to do this work.

    • After the interview process, we will typically get back to you within 2 weeks. Sometimes, it may take longer.

      • If we make you an offer, we ask that you respond to us within 3 business days.

      • If you would like to discuss the position or offer with someone, please contact Krissy at klocampo@ucdavis.edu

      • If you have not been offered a position, and would like feedback on your interview, please contact either the hiring chair of the position or Krissy at klocampo@ucdavis.edu

 

Learn about the student leaders already working at the SRRC.

Find out why working at the SRRC has empowered so many other students.

Requirements for New Staff

If you have accepted a position with the SRRC, we offer important formation (training) sessions that are mandatory for all incoming staff.

  1. New Employee Orientation - Saturday, March 10, 2018. Time TBD.
  2. SRRC Spring Class
    • Incoming staff are required to attend a 2-unit EDU course discussing the foundations of the SRRC
    • Class information is TBD and will be provided by the interview date
  3. SRRC Summer Formation
    • Incoming staff are required to participate in a paid summer training week (or weeks)
      • Student Director Training: September 3-14, 2018. Time TBD.
      • ALL STAFF Training: September 17-21, 2018, 9am-5pm (Subject to Change).