Community Engagement Coordinator (Student Services Professional III)

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Job no: 498827
Work type: Staff
Location: San Diego
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time

THIS POSITION IS OPEN ONLY TO CURRENT CSU EMPLOYEES REPRESENTED BY ACADEMIC PROFESSIONALS OF CALIFORNIA (UNIT 4)Position SummaryUnder general direction, the Community Engagement Coordinator performs complex Student Services professional work characterized by independent student advisement and guidance in individual and group settings. Such advisement involves basic counseling techniques and may concern career, academic, learning, campus life and/or related issues. Incumbents in this classification spend substantial portions of time in advisement sessions of considerable duration and utilize skills usually gained in graduate courses in counseling and guidance, human relations or related fields. This level is further characterized by assignments requiring the application of a high degree of judgment, or persuasiveness, imagination and professional skills and knowledge in a specified program or service area, as well as a general understanding of the interrelationships and the need for coordinated action within the total Student Services program. This level requires considerable administrative planning to develop creative solutions which integrate approaches across organizational lines. At this level, there is also the responsibility for recognizing specific program needs and for developing approaches for possible implementation to meet these needs.This position reports directly to the Associate Director of Residential Education and is responsible for the oversight of the development of educational programming and academic enhancement of the university’s residential education program, specifically for sophomore students.The Community Engagement Coordinator will oversee the implementation and maintenance of the Sophomore Success Program and the Sophomore QUEST program curriculum. The CRE will collaborate with several offices outside of Residential Education, including the Office of Housing Administration, Assistant Deans for Student Affairs, Career Services, Counseling and Psychological Services, Health Promotion, International Student Center, Financial Aid, Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement, the Office of Advising and Evaluations, the Weber Honors College, Student Life and Leadership, and others for the marketing, development, and support of these programs.The Community Engagement Coordinator collaborates with the Student Affairs Research and Assessment Office to evaluate Residential Education’s achievement of student learning outcomes and evaluates progress to degree of residential students, to include grade point averages, percent of students on academic probation, number of units attempted, number of units completed, etc. In addition, this position will collaborate with the Faculty in Residence to plan intervention strategies for residential sophomores.The Community Engagement Coordinator, under direction and supervision from the Associate Director, advises residence hall student leadership groups such as the Residence Hall Association (RHA). In addition, this role will assist the Associate Director with the student leader recruitment, selection and training processes, and participate on additional screening committees for departmental positions.The Community Engagement Coordinator will participate as appropriate in various Residential Education programs and will carry out other duties as assigned by the Associate Director and/or Director of Residential Education.For more information regarding SDSU Housing and Residential Education, click here.This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation.Education and ExperienceEquivalent 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.Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the 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, Women’s Studies, Postsecondary Educational Leadership, 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 & Specialized SkillsMaster’s degree in higher Education Administration, Counseling, College Student Personnel, or a related fieldThree to five years of progressively responsible experience in a residential education environmentDiversity training experience working with diverse student populations in a large urban university settingExperience working with and understanding of developmental needs of sophomore/second year studentsExperience utilizing and developing on-line training toolsFreshman transition and identity development teaching experience Compensation and BenefitsStarting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $4,691 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,691 - $6,683 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.San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.Supplemental InformationInitial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on February 2, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by February 1, 2021.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. San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. 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.SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Recruiter at 619-594-6390 or [email protected]

Advertised: Jan 19, 2021 (9:00 AM) Pacific Standard Time
Applications close: Feb 02, 2021 (11:55 PM) Pacific Standard Time




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Posted: 1/20/2021
Application Due: 2/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time