Lead Student Engagement Coordinator - Exempt (Student Services Professional IV), REC 3281

Position Information

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

Special Working Conditions: Some weekends or evenings are required.

Salary Range and Max Salary

The application deadline is: Thursday, April 26, 2018

The salary range for this classification is: $5,044-$7,195 Monthly.
The maximum salary budgeted for this position by the department is $5,416.

Conditions 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.

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.

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the 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 (OSL) designs, coordinates, implements and assesses co-curricular opportunities and experiences. OSL provides trainings, events and resources that enhance the educational experience through student organizations, fraternities, sororities, leadership programs and annual events.

The Office of Student Life offers co-curricular experiences and campus-wide events that promote learning, retention, personal development and prepare students for their leadership roles in a diverse, dynamic, and global society.

Major Duties

Under general supervision of the Assistant Dean of Students, the Lead Student Engagement Coordinator is responsible for leading, planning, organizing, and assessing program-wide co-curricular experiences and opportunities that promote student learning, career readiness, retention and persistence. The Lead Student Engagement Coordinator aligns efforts to the CSU Dominguez Hills strategic plan, CSU system-wide policies, National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Career Readiness Competencies and student affairs best practices. The Lead Coordinator will lead courses of action, and implement proposed solutions that increase student engagement and align to the Office of Student Life mission and learning outcomes.

The Lead Student Engagement Coordinator is responsible for implementing the vision of an inclusive and engaging student community through programming and innovative student leadership development. The Lead Student Engagement Coordinator will independently plan and organize work requirements and tasks to be accomplished, determine work priorities aligned to the Office of Student Life (OSL) annual goals, mitigate risks for student organizations and events, solve problems and make decisions which have direct impact on Office of Student Life professional staff, paraprofessional staff, student staff and students.


Required Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field plus upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing and conflict resolution where such are job related.

Required Experience: Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent to four years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience which includes experience in advising students individually and in groups, and in analysis and resolution of complex student services problems.

A masters degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work or a job¿related field may be substituted for one year of professional experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling, guidance or a job¿related field may be substituted for two years of the required professional experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional, personal or career counseling

Knowledge , Skills, and Abilities:
- Ability to articulate and educate the value and fundamentals theories of leadership and team building 
- Ability to articulate and educate students about the NACE Career Readiness Competencies 
- Ability to utilize a combination of high-level analytical and interpersonal skills in working on complex problems from the investigation and analysis stage through the solution and implementation stage
- Ability to design ongoing, systematic, data-based strategies at the unit-wide level to evaluate and assess learning, programs, and services
- Ability to analyze and define complex organizational, policy or procedural problems, collect and evaluate data, draw valid conclusions and project consequences of various alternative courses of action
- Ability to assess, analyze and solve complex problems including organizational and fiscal 
- Ability to deescalate conflict with individuals and groups 
- Ability to utilize learning goals to create intentional learning strategies and opportunities
- Thorough knowledge of the CSU student activities policies, procedures, and practices relevant to the area including CSU Executive Order 1068 and student activities
- Ability to prioritize and complete Office of Student Life and Student Affairs Division short- term and long-term plans
- Ability to be thorough, accurate and timely in a fast and dynamic environment 
- Ability to advise students individually or in groups on varied and complex matters that involve confidentiality and tact
- Ability to follow university protocol  
- General knowledge of advanced statistical and research methods.
- Determine the appropriate course of action and proper techniques to utilize while engaged with individuals and groups in personal interactions of a sensitive nature
- Ability to understand the roles and responsibilities of others and to gauge relationships accordingly by taking into account the variety of the interrelationships, motivations and goals of the members of the organization served
- Ability to establish and maintain effective, cooperative and harmonious working relationships in circumstances which involve the denial of requests or the necessity to persuade others to accept a different point of view.


50% - Organization and Development: 
- Responsible for the Office of Student Life outreach, education and partnerships with faculty, staff, and students; including lead responsibility for two Leadership and Student Engagement Coordinators, an Administrative Coordinator and two graduate interns in conjunction with the Assistant Dean. 
- Student engagement and leadership initiatives, and programs that incorporate best practices and research 
- Oversee the campus-wide education, implementation and timely completion of student organizations recognition that aligns to CSU Executive Order 1068 and Dominguez Hills Student Organization policies 
- In-depth mapping of student engagement throughout the collegiate experience. 
- Review and analyze existing policies, practices and initiatives and propose changes to increase student learning outcomes
- Implementation and education of Dominguez Hills Free Speech and time, place and manner policies related to student organizations and the Office of Student Life. 
- Oversee the student organizations event approval policies, practices and work flow, which entails coordinating the approvals of individuals and departments that include student organization advisors, Dominguez Hills parking, event venue, Risk Management, Procurement, and University Police Department
- Oversee the development and training of Office of Student Life student staff employees that increase student learning and effectiveness 
- Oversee the review and analysis of current student recognition policies, practices and work flow and propose changes, as appropriate, that align to CSU policies and student affairs best practices
- Independently propose direct initiatives that educate and train faculty and staff as student organization advisors to meet compliance of Executive Order 1068, Dominguez Hills Student Organization 

20% - Assessment, Data, and Analytics: 
- Independently plan and execute Office of Student Life assessment initiatives that align to Bloom's taxonomy, Project Co-curricular Experiences Outcomes (CEO), NACE Career Readiness Competencies, and Assessment best practices.
- Execute co-curricular experiences assessment that is systematized and organized 
- Development of presentations and info-graphics that showcase student engagement through co-curricular experiences
- Implement and execute the Project CEO survey distribution and reporting
- Gather and translate the Office of Student Life analytics that align to the Dominguez Hills Strategic Plan

15% - Coordination of major events, workshops and programming: 
- Event coordination including communication with stakeholders and run-of-show in conjunction with Office of Student Life staff and students including annual events and trainings 
- Develop and implement marketing and programming to support events and programs.

10% - Toro Link Administration: 
- Administration, training and integration of Toro Link, a co-curricular student engagement platform 
- Data analytics of Toro Link use

5% - Other duties as assigned

How To Apply

To apply for this posting, please visit: https://www.csudh.edu/hr/job-opportunities/
Step 1: Select and read the qualifications for the position you are interested in
Step 2: Click 'Apply Now' at the bottom of the screen
Step 3: Login or Register (Create Username and Password)
Step 4: Select apply with or without resume
Step 5: Provide contact information and answer required questions
Step 6: Click 'Submit'

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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