Campus Programming Coordinator

San Jose, CA
Mar 29, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 24459
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Code: 3084
Department: Student Involvement


Classification: Student Services Professional III
Anticipated Salary Range: $4,429/month - $4,518/month
Salary Range: $4,288/month - $6,109/month
FLSA status: Exempt

San Jose State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package. For more information on programs available, please visit

About the Position

Under the limited supervision of the Assistant Director for Campus Programming & Leadership Development in the office of Student Involvement, the Campus Programming Coordinator will develop and provide co-curricular and extra-curricular programming opportunities that will enhance the experience and learning for SJSU's growing international student population. SJSU's international student population consists of approximately 4,000 students, many of whom are enrolled in graduate programs. The incumbent creates, markets, and implements programs that help international students integrate into the SJSU campus. As a member of the Student Involvement staff and the Division of Student Affairs, the incumbent will also support large-scale campus-wide programs and general programs and initiatives as assigned.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
- Assess international students' needs for co-curricular programming that will help them achieve their educational goals in alignment with the International Student Programs and Services Council for Advancement in Higher Education Standards (CAS) as well as divisional learning outcomes and university learning goals
- Design and develop a plan for international student programming in collaboration and consultation with International House, the College of International and Extended Studies, and International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS).
- Collaborate with academic departments and colleges to market academic resources and programs beneficial to international students.
- Create intentional learning experiences that will help students socialize outside their cultural groups and integrate into campus community life.
- Develop and deliver programs that help international students understand U.S. customs, norms, laws, and expectations including the SJSU Student Code of Conduct.
- Identify and connect SJSU international students to leadership opportunities both on and off campus.
- Collaborate with and support international student clubs and organizations in partnership with the Student Involvement Student Engagement team
- Implement assessment tools and present assessment results related to the effectiveness of delivered programs
- Plan and implement additional academic and social campus-wide programming that supports additional student populations, for example and not limited to, transfer students, graduate students, commuter students, non-traditional students, first generation students, etc.
- Support general events and programs within Student Involvement, Campus Life unit, and Student Affairs

Education and Experience

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field, including or supplemented by upper division or graduate coursework in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution where such are job-related and three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. 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.

Preferred Qualifications

- Master's Degree in student affairs/higher education, counseling, international studies, international relations, or related field.
- Experience working with international students and international student programs on a college campus
- Experience planning major programs and events
- Experience delivering workshops and facilitating dialogues
- Experience collaborating with campus partners

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

- Knowledge of student transition and student development theories.
- Knowledge of best practices for integrating international and domestic students.
- Ability to assess the needs of diverse student populations.
- Ability to advise students individually and in groups.
- Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
- Ability to leverage resources and staff from across the campus to plan and implement programs.
- Knowledge of understanding and applying learning outcomes.
- Ability to initiate, plan, implement, and evaluate events as well as ongoing programmatic efforts.
- Skilled in various Microsoft Office and Google programs.
- Ability to work with a diverse student body and foster sensitivity to diverse issues in a university setting.
- Thorough mastery of English grammar, business writing, punctuation, and spelling.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and appropriately handle sensitive communications with students, employees, and external agencies.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Appropriate judgment and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to reason logically; ability to collect, compile, analyze, and evaluate data.
- Ability initiate, plan, implement, and evaluate events as well as ongoing programmatic efforts.
- Ability to perform accurately in a detail-oriented environment.
- Ability to handle multiple work priorities, organize, and plan work and projects.

Posting Date

February 15, 2018

Application Screening

Application Screening begins March 16, 2018
Applications received before that date will receive first consideration.

This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.

Required Application Material:

Letter of interest
List of References
Complete SJSU Online Employment Application

Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration.

Note To Applicant

Every applicant who reaches the final level of interviews will be required to complete a background check. The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.


All San Jos State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Statement

SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.

Contact Information

One Washington Square San Jose, CA 95192-0046
Phone: 408-924-2250


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