6390 Outreach Specialist (Student Services Professional II), EOP/Ethnic Affairs
This position is only open to current CSU employees represented by the Academic Professional of California (Unit 4).
San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.
Initial review of applications will begin on August 11, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by August 10, 2017. The position will remain open until filled. The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice.
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This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
Under the direction of the Assistant Director of EOP, this position is responsible for independently scheduling and carrying out strategic EOP outreach and recruitment activities to a number of area and California schools. Activites to be carried out include admission presentations, application workshops, college fairs, and other recruiting events. These activities are conducted on the SDSU campus as well as at various school sites to which the incumbent must travel off campus.
He/she will advise prospective students and families and provide information about admission requirements. In addition, the incumbent will need to manage prospects using available data recruitment tools to increase the number of qualified prospects, admits and enrollees in EOP. The incumbent will also be responsible for developing relationships with other offices on campus and coordinating recruitment activities with Admissions, Financial Aid and Scholarships, New Student and Parent Programs, and other areas to ensure strong collaboration.
In addition to duties related to outreach and recruitment the person holding this position will be expected to contribute to the retention efforts of the office of EOP as needed and when outreach activities are not prioritized.
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Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,935 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,935 - $5,595 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
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Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job-related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A master’s degree in a job¿related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
- Extensive in-state travel required for this position.
- Excellent presentation skills and experience presenting to small and large groups of diverse student, parent, and counselor audiences.
- Familiarity with middle school, high school and/or community college student/parent outreach and recruitment programs.
- Demonstrated experience with oral and written presentations to parents, students and/or community groups.
- Excellent time management skills, ability to effectively work independently, or in teams on multiple tasks or projects.
- Knowledge in organizing and implementing student conferences for multicultural middle school, high school and community college students with the aim of informing and instructing students on the procedure in preparing for and participating in the admission process to EOP and the university
- Extensive knowledge of middle school and high school programs and services in San Diego and Imperial counties.
- Thorough knowledge of SDSU policies and procedures, programs, and services.
- Experience with use of social media in reaching out to prospective students
- Effective administrative skills with experience and expertise in administering student outreach programs for eligible EOP students and parents at the middle school, secondary or college level.
- Experience in creating publication materials and related communications information for print and Website use.
- Ability to assess the effectiveness of outreach efforts.
- Experience and knowledge of the specific needs of historically low-income and educationally disadvantaged students.
- Help to support the recruitment, retention, and community sustenance of the Elymash Yuuchaap Indigenous Scholars Program.
- Recruit, hire, train, and oversee student assistants assigned to work for the Outreach, Recruitment and Admissions area.
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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.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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