Leadership and Student Engagement - Exempt, Recruitment #3258

Carson, California
$4,288 - $6,109 monthly
Mar 02, 2018
Recruitment #3258
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Information

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

Special Working Conditions: Some evenings and weekends are required for events  

Salary Range and Max Salary  

The application deadline is: Monday, March 26, 2018, 2018
The salary range for this classification is: $4,288 - $6,109 monthly.
The maximum salary budgeted for this position by the department is $5,417 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.

Possession of a valid Driver's License is required.  Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.

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: Office of Student Life

The Office of Student Life (Clubs and Organizations, Greek Life, Leadership Programs, and the Multicultural Center) supports the intellectual, social, cross-cultural, leadership and professional development of all CSUDH students. The Office of Student Life offers co-curricular programs, events, workshops, series, and campus-wide events that enhance academic learning, retention, personal development and prepare students for their leadership roles in a diverse, dynamic, and global society.  

Major Duties  

Under direction of the Assistant Dean of Student Life, the Leadership and Student Engagement Coordinator coordinates, implements and evaluates leadership development programs and student engagement opportunities throughout the college experience.  The Coordinator works with campus-wide policies regarding student club chartering processes, event approvals of student club events, leadership initiatives, co-curricular experiences and student organizations.  The Coordinator's work focuses on increasing retention, persistence and graduation through co-curricular experiences. The Coordinator will exercise professional judgment and expertise in serving students and oversee day-to-day operations and services for the Office of Student Life. The Coordinator will also assist with Student Life projects and events such as Passport to Leadership,Toro Link, CSUDH New Student Orientation, President's Student Leadership and Service Awards, Welcome Week and Homecoming.

The Coordinator works in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and coordinates more than 100 events a year with 4,000 students involved through 120 student organizations and through Passport to Leadership. The workload for this position is complex and involve multifaceted concerns of individual students, student organizations, administration, faculty, community groups and alumni. Assigned responsibilities require considerable planning and coordination.  


Required Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university in a related field, including or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution where such are job related.  A masters degree is preferred.

Required Experience: Equivalent of three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. One year in the program area to which assigned may be preferred but is not required.

A master¿s degree in Counseling, clinical psychology, social work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the three years of experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional career or personal counseling.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Five or more years of demonstrated knowledge in student activities, and/or leadership programs in higher education setting. 
Knowledge of student development theories, learning outcomes and best practices
Knowledge of leadership development theories and best practices
Knowledge of NACE Career Competencies
Knowledge of CSU Executive Order 1068
Knowledge in best practices in assessment
Knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational and program management
General knowledge of group process training and development practices
General knowledge of the principles, practices and trends of the Student Affairs field as well as general knowledge of the policies, procedures and practices of the program area to which assigned
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook or other email systems

Effective problem solving.
Developing, implementing, and assessing co-curricular programs.
Overseeing and organizing tasks in a high paced environment.
Effective planning, coordinating and overseeing multiple committees and programs simultaneously.
Student recruitment, training, and leadership.
Listening, counseling, and working with people, group dynamics and conflict resolution strategies.

Effective interpretation and enforcement of university policies and regulations.
Understand and present leadership theory to groups.
Develop learning goals, outcomes and assess program effectiveness.
Oversee small and large-scale events in student activities,  and/or leadership development. 
Lead campus-wide committees which include students, faculty, staff and administrators.
Create, plan, organize, implement and evaluate programs. 
Use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing. 
Work in a fast paced environment.
Reason logically, think critically, and make verbal and written presentations. 
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and students. 
Contribute to Student Life programs, objectives, and evaluations.

Specialized Materials: General office equipment, personal computer and graphic design computer and applications, various software programs for spreadsheets, reports, presentations, brochures and circulars, newsletters, photocopies, audiovisual equipment, electric cart, and personal vehicle for work related purposes, events, and conferences.

Certifications: Valid Driver's license  


60% - Leadership and Student Engagement
The Coordinator provides overall leadership and coordination of programs related to the Office of Student Life.
The Coordinator is responsible for the following but not limited to:
- Coordinating programs, workshops, events, resources, and trainings that support the personal, academic, co-curricular, and leadership development of students that include Passport to Leadership and Clubs and Organizations  
- Facilitating the training, education, community building, and support of student organization leaders and advisors
- Coordinating and implementing student club chartering and event policies, processes and approvals.
- Hardwiring Passport to Leadership and other co-curricular experiences with National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) career readiness competencies
- Writing learning outcomes and creating assessment measures of the student engagement and leadership programs
-Tracking data and metrics for Passport to Leadership and other leadership initiatives
- Facilitating the organization, reservations, speaker confirmation, venue, catering, transportation (if necessary), and student registrations of programs related to the Office of Student Life 
- Working with the Associated Students Inc. (ASI) and Organizations Commission to collaborate and create a network of leaders and co-curricular opportunities on campus.
- Coordinating and facilitating student engagement through classroom presentations, information sessions, and campus-wide events like Freshman Convocation, New Student Orientation, Welcome Week, and Homecoming
- Ensuring alignment of co-curricular programs and activities to the CSUDH Strategic Plans and Student Affairs divisional priorities
- Oversee student staff , training and scheduling

25% Outreach, Marketing and Communication
The Coordinator is also responsible for outreach, marketing and communication to students, faculty members, staff and administrators for co-curricular events and programs.
The Coordinator is responsible for the following but not limited to:
- Recruiting students to participate thru presentations, information tabling, emails and campus-wide communication
- Communicating relevant information and events to student leaders and Passport to Leadership participants
- Working in collaboration with campus departments and student organizations to market, brand and also
communicate initiatives and involvement opportunities
- Providing support and training for student leaders and advisors
- Coordinates social media and web presence of Office of Student Life programs including CSUDH website, Toro Link, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram
- Tracking and developing reports of student participation and progress
- Creating annual data reports and metrics
- Collecting relevant program and learning outcomes that enhance the college experience

15% Other Work as Assigned
- Other work as assigned including participating in campus-wide committees and collaborations on campus, in the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Student Life  

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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.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at http://www.csudh.edu/dhpd/dhpd.htm, or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639.

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

The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free.  Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property.  Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9

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