MAESTROs Project Outreach, Engagement and Student Transition Coordinator
California State University, Monterey Bay
Location: Seaside, California
Internal Number: 2527651
MAESTROs Project Outreach, Engagement and Student Transition Coordinator
Classification: Student Services III Department Name: Teacher Education Job Number: FP2021-743 Status: Internal candidates onlyInternal candidates only; open until filled Priority Screening Date: 10/27/2021 Recruitment Status: Internal candidates only; open until filled
Position Description: Internal Recruitment. This is a full-time (40hrs/week) benefited position dependent upon continued funding.
The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is a non-profit institution that is related and affiliated to the California State University, Monterey Bay. The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is a nonprofit 501(3) public benefits corporation that is a recognized auxiliary organization of California State University and was established in July 1994. The University 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 University Corporation at Monterey is committed to a standard of excellence in the services it provides and in the quality of work expected of its employees.
PROJECT SUMMARY: TheMaking Accessible and Effective Systems for Teacher Readiness Outcomes (MAESTROs) Project aims to improve retention and completion rates for Hispanic and low-income students on the academic pathway to become teachers and prepare these students for urgent local and statewide teacher workforce needs. The MAESTROs Outreach, Engagement, and Student Transition Coordinator will report to the MAESTROs Project Coordinator, and to the Project Directors, the Principal Investigators of the CSUMB Title 5 HSI Grant, funded by the U.S. Department of Education.DEFINITION:Under the general supervision of the MAESTROs Project Coordinator and Project Directors, and the Dean of the College of Education (COE); the Outreach, Engagement and Student Transition Coordinator will facilitate and coordinate community outreach (e.g., high schools, community colleges, county office of education) regarding CSUMB education degree and credential pathways. The Outreach, Engagement, and Student Transition Coordinator will provide transition support to CSUMB education pathway programs with seamless transfer towards degree and credential completion, and oversee the day-to-day operations of all outreach events, including planning, administering, and supervising staff. The Outreach, Engagement, and Student Transition Coordinator will develop and support key academic transition periods from high school to college/university, from community college to university, and from undergraduate to post-baccalaureate credential and masters programs. In collaboration with advisors, the Outreach, Engagement, and Student Transition Coordinator will advise, interview, and counsel prospective students pursuing education programs at CSUMB. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following: Student Outreach, Orientation, and Transition Support
Plan, coordinate, and implement outreach activities (e.g., transfer days, college career fairs) that showcase CSUMB Education pathway programs in Elementary, Secondary, and Special Education, and maintain COE presence at local community colleges, feeder high schools, schools districts, and county offices of education.
Develops outreach plans in collaboration with the COE and single subject discipline (e.g., math, history) department chairs, program directors, and advisors. Serves as a spokesperson during outreach efforts and orientation events
Maintains a prospective student list and prepares monthly reports reflecting outreach efforts including vital statistical information required by Department Chairs and COE Dean.
Evaluates prospective student needs and connects them to resources and support services; utilizes territory reports to follow up with prospective students within the tri-county area, as well as statewide.
Oversees the development and dissemination of culturally appropriate marketing and publicity materials and follow-up messaging. Maintains and coordinates electronic messaging and outreach communications with community college and feeder high school students.
Provides pre-admission counseling for high school and community college students on a walk-in and/or appointment basis.
Provides detailed information as appropriate on CSUMB admission practices and policies in support of the applicant.
Serves as liaison with community college and high school counselors, CSUMB faculty, and students.
Participates in advisement-related activities and meetings, Orientation/Registration, University outreach efforts, major fairs, preview days, and open house, as well as relevant statewide and national conferences and/or regional meetings.
Facilitates the transfer of prospective students to postsecondary institutions, including community colleges, by effective outreach and advising, and through the articulation of courses and requirements.
Advocate, support, and guide students to appropriate resources that will enhance their transition into education pathway programs to enhance academic success.
Be assigned to specific First-Year Seminar and other key freshman courses to collaborate with faculty on integrating transition support services to ensure an integrated support model.
Prepares and delivers presentations and workshops to inform high school and transfer students about advising and educational career-related services and programs, e.g. professional development, advising processes and outcomes, campus services, and resources.
Ensures smooth handoff and connection to CSUMB major and credential advisors, while providing ongoing support for students through collaboration with advising and other student support offices and staff.
College Outreach and Transition Program Coordination, Development, and Implementation
Plan, develop and implement COE outreach and transition support services, and ensure that the services are in accordance with grant requirements.
Plan and coordinate data collection and analysis to monitor the impact of the outreach position and student support activities on student success (e.g., persistence and degree completion)
Collaborate with partner institutions in the planning, delivery, and evaluation of collaborative programs.
Coordinate with appropriate units within the University in the development of outreach, engagement, and transition services.
Develop and maintain partnerships and communications with community groups, community-based organizations, Monterey County Office of Education, and applicable agencies, school districts, community colleges, and nonprofit organizations supporting the CSUMB educational pathway programs.
Establish and maintain effective and positive professional relationships and communications in order to work collaboratively with COE program-related faculty and staff, other Colleges, and units at CSUMB.
Provides information, and assistance to students regarding specific requirements for admissions to CSUMB undergraduate and post-baccalaureate Education Programs.
Collaborates with other campus-wide outreach, advising, and student support services focused on the retention of students, e.g., academic probation and at-risk students.
Participates in campus-wide student support training and workshops, as deemed appropriate by the Dean of the College of Education in consultation with the Transfer Success Center.
Evaluates existing services and student needs by attending and participating in CSUMB meetings and collaborative meetings with partner institutions.
Evaluates and makes recommendations for existing services and student needs by attending workshops and conferences.
Travels between CSUMB and local community colleges, feeder high schools, school districts and county offices of education
Perform other duties as assigned
Attend relevant workshops and conferences
PHYSICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT: Typical office environment with standard equipment and tasks. The position is required to work at a computer/video display terminal and desk for extended periods of time. Travel required between campus offices and off-campus locations. Must have their own transportation, valid driver's license, and auto insurance. This position also requires sitting, standing, bending, pushing, talking, and using manual dexterity, eye-hand coordination. Ability to lift 5-10 lbs. This position requires working on campus with students, staff, and faculty. The health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff remain our highest priority. In the fall, students, faculty, staff, and the community can expect that masks will be encouraged and that the appropriate degree of social distancing will be in place in all areas based on evolving guidance. Additionally, all students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to be vaccinated before coming to campus. CSUMB will communicate more information about vaccination requirements and testing protocols when the details become available. Corporation employees will be required to provide their vaccination status through an online portal.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of the practices, procedures and activities of College programs, general knowledge of the methods and approaches to organizational and program management, and public relations. General knowledge of student outreach, support and counseling, 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 interpretive 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 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.
Minimum Qualifications: Experience: 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 masters degree in a job related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience. Education: 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.
Specialized Skills: Ability to complete and pass training in Defensive Driving. Must continue to meet the established driving standards as a condition of employment. Demonstrated ability to address the essential functions associated with this position including the knowledge and abilities identified above. Must be able to work flexible hours in support of job function.
Preferred Qualifications: Masters degree in College Counseling, Student Affairs, or related field; or California Preliminary Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential; or Preliminary Education Specialist Preliminary Teaching Credential; and/or public school teaching experience. Second language fluency English Spanish. Technical fluency with Microsoft Office Professional Suite; Oracle-PeopleSoft/CMS baseline information system; Access; Hyperion (Brio); TMA, or similar maintenance management system; and Google mail and calendaring programs.
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.
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.
All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S. University Corporation at Monterey Bay positions are at-will employment.
The CSU will require faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or have a qualified exemption. This requirement will be effective at the beginning of the Fall 2021 term. The systemwide policy is currently under development. Selected candidates should be prepared to comply with this requirement. Questions can be sent to: email@example.com.
Compensation and Benefits: The University Corporation 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. The hourly rate for this position is $28/hour. This is a non-exempt position and as such is eligible for the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits, contributory retirement plan, TSA (403b), 13 paid holidays per year and other benefits. The University Corporation at Monterey Bay also provides access to affordable campus housing: https://csumb.edu/corporation/employee-housing Although CSUMB is located in a high-cost housing area, Schoonover Park rental homes are affordably priced. Monthly rent rates include cable television, garbage service, and sewer. Convenient floorplans, attractive interior appointments, and numerous community amenities make Schoonover Park Rental Homes an exceptional value. Schoonover Park is near the main campus, yet a tranquil world away. The community lies nestled in the secluded beauty of rolling coastal hills three miles east of campus. Living in one of the most desirable areas of California, you will enjoy the natural splendor and cultural abundance of the Monterey Peninsula. Quality of life begins with your home in Schoonover Park, and extends through every aspect of your California coastal lifestyle.
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. 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 https://csumb.edu/corporation/. The University Corporation is not a sponsoring agency for any positions. The Corporation hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States and is an E-Verify employer. In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State University, Monterey Bay Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at https://csumb.edu/clery. CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. We value and celebrate diversity in all its forms and strive to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. We consider qualified applicants for employment for their anticipated contributions and without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
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California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB), is a comprehensive public university committed to serving the diverse people of California, especially the working class, historically under-served, and low income populations. The university values an educational environment of cultural and linguistic diversity and gender equity; ethical reflection and practice; effective and experimental use of technologies as resources to people and catalysts for learning; and the integration of cross-disciplinary models enabling students, faculty and staff to engage in innovative instruction and coordinated service learning. The curriculum is organized around student learning outcomes. It is global in perspective, and of sufficient breadth and depth to meet local, regional, and statewide needs, specifically those of both isolated rural communities and inner-city populations. The identity of the University is framed by substantive commitment to a multilingual, multicultural, intellectual community which enables students, faculty and staff to cross institutional boundaries for innovative instruction, broadly defined scholarly and creative activity, and coordinated community service. The campus is located on Monterey Bay, 100 miles south of San Francisco.