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Campus Community Coordinator (Student Services Professional II) - Student Activities & Events

San Francisco State University
San Francisco

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job no: 536153
Work type: Staff
Location: San Francisco
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)


Working Title

Campus Community Coordinator

SF State University

San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager.

Applicants may visit for more information on SF State's policy prohibiting discrimination, and how to file an online report using the procedures under Executive Order 1096 Revised. Inquiries can be directed to the campus Title IX Coordinator and Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Administrator by calling (415) 338-2032 or emailing

San Francisco State is a 100% Smoke/Vapor-Free Campus. Smoking or Vaping of any tobacco/plant-based substance is not permitted on any University properties.

The person holding this position may be 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.

This position may be a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.


Student Activities & Events

Appointment Type

This is a one-year probationary position.

Time Base

Full-Time (1.0 FTE)

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, from 8:00am to 5:00pm

Anticipated Hiring Range

$4,443.00 - $4,936.00 Per Month ($53,316.00 - $59,232.00 Annually)

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Position Summary

The Campus Community Coordinator is responsible for the planning, designing, improving, evaluating, and facilitation of community development activities, programs and events. The Student Campus Community Coordinator assists in the program collaboration of the Divisions of Student Life and Division of Equity and Community Inclusion areas to support University-wide affinity community networking, commuter student support, and broader retention related initiatives. Situated in the Student Engagement and Transition department, the coordinator will support the strategic development and collaboration between programs and events that support unrepresented students’ co-curricular and extracurricular interests and experiences at San Francisco State; striving to connect students to resources, services, and social experiences that contribute to community building and shared identity celebration. The Campus Community Coordinator collaborates with, but not limited to: New Student & Family Programs, the Black Unity Center, AAPI Student Services, HSIs initiatives, Interfaith Programs, LGBTQIA+ Student Life, Residential Life, the Dean of Students Office, Associated Student Inc., college academic partners, student clubs and organizations. The Campus Community Coordinator reports to the Manager of First-Year Experience and partners organizationally with the Student Engagement and Transitions team.

Incumbent must be able to competently interact with culturally and ethnically diverse populations of students, faculty and staff; and be willing to work some weekends, evening, and holidays as needed to ensure the outcomes and fulfillment of the primary mission of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management and San Francisco State University.

Position Information

The Campus Community Coordinator performs the following functions/duties, including but not limited to:

Student Life Activities & Events Program Planning

  • Plan, design, improve and implement networking activities and events for undergraduate students.
  • Support the event planning necessary for large scale activities, including but not limited to: GatorFest! Extended Orientation (e.g., equity-based orientation programs), Family Weekend, the Commuter Student Lounge programs/services, and other annual University traditional events.
  • Function as a liaison between various campus partners (academic and student services) to provide collaboration opportunities related to student engagement, involvement and participation, student success, and student-to-student identity networking.
  • Create new innovative and contemporary student life and SF State themed programming to engage undergraduate unrepresented and marginalized college students.
  • Create student centered experiences to network students to peers, peer and professional mentors, staff, faculty, and administrators.
  • Create student centered experiences to connect students to university-wide resources, services, and programs.
  • Assists in the development of the annual program calendar for the University, student clubs, organizations, and third-party groups.
  • Assist in the development of the annual DECI and equity-based programs and initiatives at SF State.
  • Support Student Events and Activities

  • Support annual affinity group programming including, but not limited to: DECI programs, New Student Orientation, Parent/Family Programming, GatorFest! student graduation ceremonies, and the Dean of Students engagement calendar.
  • Cross coordinates opportunities for university staff, faculty and administrators to participate affinity group programs and networking events.
  • Assist with the implementation and marketing of peer mentoring networks and support resources.
  • Assess student engagement programming and contributes to the annual Student Engagement and Transition Report.
  • Student Support Network Programs

  • Assists in the design and facilitation of student supporter programs, including but not limited to: Family Forums, Parent/Family Communications, Family Weekend, and the Gator Family website and related publications.
  • Assists the networking of student support resources for students to engage in University services (e.g., Basic Needs, Student Health Services, tutoring and advising workshops, etc.).
  • Workshops and Program Facilitation

  • Assists the development of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management events and activities.
  • Coordinate workshops for students and student leaders concerning program design, event planning and design.
  • Other duties as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications

    Knowledge and Abilities:
    Working knowledge of the practices, procedures and activities of the program to which assigned; general knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational and program management. General knowledge of research and interview techniques; and of the principles of individual and group behavior.

    Ability to interpret and apply program rules and regulations; use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements; obtain factual and interpretative information through interviews; reason logically; collect, compile, analyze and evaluate data and make verbal or written presentations based on these data; advise students individually and in groups on routine matters where required; recognize multicultural, multi-sexed and multi-aged value systems and work accordingly; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, CSU administrators, student organizations, private and public agencies and others in committee work, and student advising and community contacts; and, rapidly acquire a general knowledge of the overall operation, functions and programs of the campus to which assigned.
    Demonstrated ability to make decisions and carry through actions having implications with regard to other program or service areas Services Office.

    Possession of these knowledge and abilities typically is demonstrated through the Experience requirements below.

    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.

    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.

    Preferred Qualifications

    A Master’s degree in student affairs or a related discipline, as well as knowledge of student development theory and its application to student affairs, events/activities, diversity, inclusion and equity programming. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a diverse group of people. Sound decision making and trouble-shooting skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment.

    Experience working in student activity programming and equity and inclusion programming, Transition and Retention programs, as well as experience working with students, parents, and the general public. Ability to keep calm under pressure in a variety of situations.

    Thorough knowledge of:
    • The principles of working with college students and attributing to their successful transitions and participation in university/college life related experiences.
    • Individual counseling techniques and their application to assisting students and student leaders/staff.
    • The principles and practices of trends in student retention programming and on-campus life programming (including remote/online engagement).
    • Student services programs that collaborate with a traditional student services, enrollment management and residential/housing units.

    Ability to:
    • Carry out a variety of professionally complex assignments with limited detailed instructions.
    • Determine appropriate courses of action and counseling techniques to utilize while engaged with individuals in personal interactions of an argumentative or sensitive nature.
    • Communicate effectively and diplomatically with students and family/guest members, as well as campus faculty/staff.
    • Organize and implement transition and success-related projects and programs for new students.
    • Demonstrate public speaking skills which effectively communicate to large groups.
    • Master complex information and communicate changes in university policy, regulations and requirements to students, faculty and staff.
    • Demonstrate adaptability and aptitude for solution-oriented problem solving that promotes student success and reduces time-to-degree.

    Experience orienting and advising incoming and continuing students on such matters as:
    • General Education and graduation requirements.
    • College success skills.
    • Preparedness for college level work.
    • Reaching appropriate decisions related to effective scholastic performance.
    • Personal issues, concerns and habits.

    Core Competencies – embody the following competencies:
    • Bias toward collaboration and teamwork.
    • Effective oral, written and nonverbal communication skills.
    • Customer/Client Focus with an emphasis in problem solving and resolution.
    • Personal effectiveness and credibility as demonstrated by interpersonal and professional confidence.
    • Diversity and inclusion.

    Pre-Employment Requirements

    This position requires the successful completion of a background check.

    Eligibility to Work

    Applicants must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, within three business days from their date of hire.


    Threaded through our Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life's Transitions. SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve.

    We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employee.

    CSUEU Position (For CSUEU Positions Only)

    Eligible and qualified on-campus applicants, currently in bargaining units 2, 5, 7, and 9 are given hiring preference.

    Additional Information


    Thank you for your interest in employment with California State University (CSU). CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California. Because of this, CSU prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California with very limited exception. While this position may be eligible for occasional telework, all work is expected to be performed in the state of California, and this position is assigned to on-campus operations.

    CSU strongly encourages faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process are encouraged to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

    The Human Resources office is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and can be reached at (415) 338-1872.

    Advertised: March 04, 2024 (9:00 AM) Pacific Standard Time
    Applications close: Open until filled


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