Special Sessions Coordinator, Non-Exempt

Carson, California
May 16, 2017
Recruitment 3035
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Information  

This is a full-time, permanent (probationary) position.  

Salary Range and Max Salary  

The application deadline is: Monday, May 29, 2017.
The salary range for this classification is: $4,026 - $5,731 monthly.  

Conditions of Employment   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.

Due to the nature of this position, the successful candidate is required to complete a background check prior to assuming this position.  

Campus Marketing Statement  

California State University, Dominguez Hills, was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system.  CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban, comprehensive public university that serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of over 12,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Located on a 346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student body, which includes a significant number of non-traditional, working adult students as well as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning programs statewide.  The University, with its five Academic Colleges, has more than 300 full-time faculty members and is situated in an area characterized by an extraordinary heterogeneity of people, and an extensive array of high technology industries and professional services.  

Department Marketing Statement  

Department: College of Extended and International Education

The College of Extended and International Education extends the University into the community through both self-supported and state-supported, market responsive, educational programs and services which transmit university-based knowledge and skills. The College coordinates international offerings and study abroad programs. The College provides the University with opportunities for faculty development, experimentation in curriculum, and development of new instructional delivery systems. College offerings may be nontraditional in subject matter, format, instructional mode, location and time. Program areas include Winter and Spring Intersessions and other Special Sessions; Open University; Credit and Noncredit Extension; Certificate Programs; Center for Training and Development; Travel/Study; Center for Mediated Instruction and Distance Learning; Lifelong Learning; and American Language and Culture Program and Study Abroad.  

Major Duties  

Under the general direction of the Associate Dean of CEIE and in collaboration with the Extended Education Specialist II - Special Sessions, the incumbent will assist in planning and executing educational offerings in assigned areas. The incumbent will direct operational and logistical aspects of Special Sessions, and actively oversees the day-to-day administration of a group of academic credit degree programs and certificates.  These activities include maintaining a year-round academic calendar for assigned programs, securing course offerings and ensuring scheduling courses on time, verifying course and faculty information, communicating with faculty and students on an as needed basis, providing enrollment reports as requested, assisting in program promotion, organizing orientation sessions, and perform other duties as assigned.  The incumbent will also act as a liaison with academic units and Campus Partners.  


Minimum Qualifications:
Required Education:  Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university, preferable with courses in adult education or curriculum planning.

Preferred Education:  Master's Degree (completed or in-progress).

Required Experience:  Equivalent to two years of experience in planning classes or programs in a specialized field or area, preferably in higher, extended, or adult education. Experience developing resources, budgets, and marketing plans for educational programs and in acting as a liaison with the community is desirable. Teaching experience in higher or extended education may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Experience:  Experience working within the CSU system in Extended Education or with CSUDH CEIE Special Sessions.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of the procedures and practices in education program and curriculum planning; resources of the campus; and the processes required to plan and construct academic programs and course syllabi.

Ability to determine needs of new or revised programs; plan course hours and credit; locate instructors and assist them in understanding and completing contract arrangements; develop and/or collaborate on promotional materials; develop working relationships with campus partners; represent CSUDH and CSU system to the community as directed; and oversee logistics of providing classes and analyze cost information and statistics.   Responsibilities   60% - Actively oversees the day-to-day activities and coordinates the operations associated with a group of Special Session academic credit degree programs (MSQA, MBA, MPA, MSW, APS, etc.) and certificates. Incumbent will assist in planning and executing educational offerings in assigned areas. The incumbent will direct operational and logistical aspects and is responsible for ensuring timely scheduling of CEIE Special Session courses, monitoring faculty contracts, monitoring course enrollments, ensuring timely course cancellations, managing wait lists, etc.  The incumbent will also be responsible for adherence to the year-round academic calendar and delivery of assigned programs in their respective instructional modalities.

20% - Respond to and guide student inquires as well as inquiries from campus partners and CEIE staff.  Provide information to student regarding application status, proper documentation needed to rectify issues when appropriate and needed.  Work with Faculty Coordinator regarding the thesis process for MSQA students.

10% - Working with the Marketing team, confer on promotional materials, organize orientation sessions and make presentations when required, resolve faculty and/or student concerns in the Special Session program areas.

10% - Perform other duties as assigned.  

To Apply, please visit:  http://www4.csudh.edu/hr/job-opportunities/  

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Closing Statement  

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is an equal employment opportunity employer, and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. The University actively encourages applications of all qualified individuals.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.   For more information or definition of these terms please visit, http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf  http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/Supplement_English.pdf

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771 or the Academic Affairs Personnel Services Office at (310) 243-3766.

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Upon appointment all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.