Associate Director, College Assistance Migrant Program
California State University, Monterey Bay
October 9, 2018
Associate Director, College Assistance Migrant Program
Classification: Management I Department Name: Early Outreach & Support Pgms Job Number: FP2018-627 Status: MODIFIED Priority Screening Date: 11/02/2018 Recruitment Status: Open Until Filled
Position Description: PROGRAMSUMMARY
This appointment is dependent on continued funding. Current funding is through 6/30/19 with possibility of renewal.
The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is a non-profit institution that is related and affiliated to the California State University, Monterey Bay. The Corporation is a nonprofit 501 (3) public benefit corporation that is a recognized auxiliary organization of California State University and was established in July 1994. The Corporation's mission is to further the educational purposes of the University. The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is an equal opportunity employer and committed to building a pluralistic university by hiring personnel with competencies and experience related to the regional and State population. The Corporation is committed to a standard of excellence in the services it provides and in the quality of work expected of its employees.
The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is a federally funded educational project designed to assist migrant youth successfully transition to the university and complete the first year of study. CAMP is an essential component of the Early Outreach and Support Programs (EOSP) Department. The main objective of CAMP is to increase the university success of youth from migrant and low-income backgrounds. CSUMB-CAMP serves 55 entering freshmen students each year and provides a comprehensive and intensive series of services and interventions aimed at increasing student persistence and degree completion.
The Associate Director, under the general direction of the Director for College Support Programs is responsible for the overall implementation of the project, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the project, including planning, administering and supervising staff; serves as the project's chief liaison to community partnerships; educational partnerships; and target area communities; works with other campus service providers to develop programming and support programs for participants; is the primary facilitator for school, family and community support for CAMP participants. This position handles sensitive and/or confidential documents and information where judgement and discretion are essential. Therefore, ensuring confidentiality of all program records and other sensitive information is required.
ESSENTIALDUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
Implements, supervises, and evaluates project activities.
Recruits, hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates CAMP staff.
Develops and conducts training workshops for staff.
Serves as a liaison to other student support service departments and academic units on campus, community agencies and organizations.
Consults with participants, faculty, community advocates, and advisors to monitor participant's progress.
Plans and coordinates career exploration activities, internships and mentorship opportunities for project participants.
Plans and coordinates all social, cultural and leadership opportunities for project participants.
Plans, coordinates and implements all heath and counseling services for project participants.
Oversees participant and project record keeping and databases to ensure compliance with grant regulations.
Prepares for submittal the Annual Performance and Progress Reports to the U.S. Department of Education and CSUMB; as well as quarterly and annual reports to the CAMP Advisory Council and the Annual Outreach Report for the California State University system
Assists with researching, preparing and submitting proposals for renewal of project funding.
Coordinates with project participants in the enrichment component of Monterey County Office of Education MESA Jr. Otters.
Uses good judgment to resolve problems where guidelines and precedents do not exist. Independently determines approaches and techniques to utilize in advisement situations and, within established parameters.
Plans and monitors expenditures for appropriate and effective fiscal management of budget resources. Plans and projects program budget expenditures, and establishes proper and required paper documentation for all project expenditures.
Handle sensitive and/or confidential documents and information where judgement and discretion are essential.
Ensure confidentiality of all program records and other sensitive information.
Promotes and maintains an atmosphere of excellent internal and external customer service within the department and the campus community.
Attends workshops, conferences as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
PHYSICALWORKENVIRONMENT: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; to verbally communicate to exchange information; and to occasionally travel to other offices or locations to attend meetings or to pick up or deliver materials.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: General knowledge of the principles, practices and strategies currently used in improving access and retention support to youth from migrant and low-income backgrounds thorough knowledge of the basic principles of individual and group behavior. General knowledge of individual counseling techniques. Working knowledge of research and observation techniques for the purpose of recording, classifying, and interpreting factual information. General knowledge of the techniques and methods of interviewing. General knowledge of the basic principals, practices and major trends in academic advising. Ability to rapidly acquire a working knowledge of the specific objectives of the CAMP program and the programs relationship to the total campus orientation. Ability to interpret and apply US Department of Education program rules and regulations. Ability to analyze complex situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action. Ability to advise students individually and in groups on complex matters. Ability to determine appropriate courses of action and proper techniques to utilize while engaged in sensitive situations. General knowledge of the principles of personnel management and supervision and ability to effectively utilize supervisory skills. Ability to gather and analyze data. Ability to reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations. Ability to participate in and contribute to group meetings, conferences, and interviews. Ability to present clear and concise information orally and in written reports. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, staff, student organizations, and other private and public agencies. Ability to work effectively and interdependently in a diverse university environment. Ability to maintain budget analysis and reconciliation. Ability to interpret and apply federal, state, and university policies and regulations pertaining to academic achievement. Ability to use initiative and resourcefulness in planning, work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements. Knowledge and understanding of Title V, E.O. 595, 665, 405, and CSUMB Admissions and Financial Aid policies.
Minimum Qualifications: Education and Experience: A Masters degree in Education, Counseling, School Administration, College Student Personnel, or directly related field AND two years of increasing supervisory experience in areas relating to designing, managing, and implementing educational programs for disadvantaged youth. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
Specialized Skills: Demonstrated experience that clearly provides evidence of the knowledge and skills required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements identified above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Must be willing and able to work evenings and weekends as needed. Must have own transportation, valid drivers license, and auto insurance and the ability to complete a web-based training in defensive driving.
Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual, English/Spanish. Writing and oral communication skills in both English and Spanish preferred. Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the CSUMB Vision Statement and the core values of mutual respect, collaboration and service orientation, multiculturalism and diversity, community service and institutional excellence. Experience working with a diverse and multicultural population and performing community services.
Special 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.
NOTE: A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the University Corporation. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current University Corporation employees who apply for the position.
The University Corporation at Monterey Bay 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.
All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.
This position is required to maintain confidentiality as outlined in the Department of Educations Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Californias Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.
Please note: University Corporation employment is separate and distinct from CSU Monterey Bay or State of California employment. University Corporation employees are not employees of either CSUMB or of the state of California.
University Corporation positions are at will employment.
Compensation and Benefits: The monthly salary for this position is $4,806. This is an exempt position and as such is not eligible for the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits, contributory retirement plans, TSA (403b), 13 paid benefits per year and other benefits. University Corporation at Monterey Bay positions are at-will employment
A completed online application and resume must be received by the University Corporation Human Resources by 5:00 p.m. on the priority screen date listed above to be guaranteed a review. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the Corporation. Materials submitted become the property of University Corporation at Monterey Bay and will not be returned. University Corporation at Monterey Bay will not fax application materials. For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389, or TTD (800) 735 2929. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library (map) or our Student Service Center first floor ( map). For additional campus information visit CSUMB.edu. For information regarding the University Corporation visit CSUMB.org.
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