Men and Masculinities Center - Student Diversity and Belonging (523288)

  • California Polytechnic State University
  • San Luis Obispo, California
  • Dec 22, 2022
Full Time Education and Training

Job Description


Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Student Diversity and Belonging, this position is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day activities of the Men and Masculinities Center, including but not limited to: implementing a comprehensive Men and Masculinities program to enhance education, outreach, advocacy and support for male-identifying students concerning gender-based violence prevention and promoting a culture of healthy masculinities; creating support groups and dialogue programming for marginalized male student populations including men of color, trans males, and masculine-adjacent students; and serve as an expert in men and masculinity related topics to help students critically evaluate ideas of masculinity and their intersections with men’s health and wellbeing.

Department Summary

Student Diversity and Belonging (SDAB) is a collaborative sub-division of community centers that serve an active role in creating a culturally enriching environment at Cal Poly’s campus and in San Luis Obispo. We instill understandings of diversity and inclusive excellence by facilitating identity-affirming spaces of belonging and student-centered programming, student support services, and peer educational learning opportunities. Our unit is comprised of the following campus community centers: Black Academic Excellence Center (BAEC), Dream Center, Gender Equity Center (GEC), Latinx/e Center for Academic Success and Achievement (La CASA), MultiCultural Center (MCC), Pride Center, the Men and Masculinities (MnM) Center and the Native American and Indigenous Cultural Center (NAICC).

Key Qualifications
  • Knowledge of men and masculinity topics including intersectionality, men's health, and wellbeing.
  • Understanding of concepts such as power, privilege, oppression, and cultural competence when engaging in critically evaluating social constructs like the patriarchy, misogyny, toxic masculinity.
  • General knowledge of research and interview techniques; and of the principles of individual and group behavior.
  • Ability to recognize various identities, socio-economic, multicultural, multisexed and multi-aged value systems and work accordingly.
  • Working knowledge of the practices, procedures and activities of gender-based violence prevention education and outreach efforts through facilitating educational and countercultural spaces in which students can critically evaluate ideas of masculinities

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree and two years of professional experience. One of the student services program areas or in a related field; OR a Master's degree and one year of experience.

Salary and Benefits

Anticipated Hiring Range: $55,344 - $60,420 Per Year

Classification Range: $53,712 - $76,380 Per Year

Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information.

Cal Poly

Cal Poly is a nationally-ranked public university located in San Luis Obispo, California, and known for its Learn by Doing philosophy. Each year more than 20,000 top-tier students come to San Luis Obispo to put knowledge into action, taking their learning outside the classroom as they prepare for careers in engineering, agriculture, science, business, humanities and the built environment. Cal Poly’s hands-on philosophy, small class sizes and close student-faculty mentorships result in graduates ready from day one to impact their communities, California and the world. For more information, visit .

Diversity Statement

At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. Cal Poly is an equal opportunity employer.

Supplemental Information

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to .

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Luis Obispo, California 93405 United States View Map