Student Engagement Coordinator (SSP II/A)/ Palm Desert Campus (2019-00882)

  • San Bernardino
  • San Bernardino, California
  • Aug 03, 2020
Full Time Education and Training

Job Description

Employment Status: Full-time, Temporary "Exempt" position

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm; may require evening and weekend commitments

First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning January 6, 2020.

About the Position
Position Purpose: Under the general direction of the Associate Dean at the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus (PDC), the Student Engagement and Success Coordinator is responsible for planning, developing, coordinating, and carrying out programming and other opportunities for PDC students to engage in the life of the campus and participate in activities that encourage personal and academic growth and well-being; improve academic performance and retention; and increase community involvement. The incumbent serves as a point person to collaborate with units, campuses (CSUSB and PDC), and people to promote a holistic view of PDC students, including collaborating and connecting students with divisions such as ASI, student union/center, student services, health center, career center, students with disabilities, undocumented student center, I'm First Alliance, and other units that work with students such as food and housing insecurity, financial aid, academic support, and other academic and student life support and activities. The incumbent works to develop and provide comparable and equitable student life programming and support at PDC as those offered at CSUSB.

Coordinate and Oversee Student Engagement and Success Activities and Processes
Provide students with a comprehensive range of university and community resources for holistic development and support.
Work to develop and maintain equity in students' access to services and resources that support students' engagement and holistic well-being between PDC and CSUSB campuses.
Schedule workshops and training programs at PDC for student leaders.
Oversee PDC student life programs sponsored by CSUSB's Office of Student Engagement.
Assist with other student engagement and success projects that arise throughout the year on an as-needed basis.
Work with community groups and community agencies to create student life activities on campus. Examples include partnering with a local food bank to provide fresh food for PDC students in the Den.
Develop, lead, and manage intergenerational programming and events, collaborating with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Update and articulate to PDC administration current efforts and outcomes to promote student life, engagement, and success.
Advocate on behalf of students for additional cost-effective campus student life programs and student services.
Support and encourage all students in their efforts to plan and facilitate activities at PDC.
Promote PDC student life and student engagement activities through multiple online social media platforms.
Design, create, and distribute a weekly online newsletter highlighting PDC student life activities.
Oversee Mentors Matter
Serve on CARE, OneFuture, and Scholarship and other Committees as needed.

Advise and Provide Oversight to PDC Clubs
Assist current student clubs at PDC and promote and foster the development of new student clubs at PDC.
Act as liaison between student clubs and CSUSB's Office of Student Engagement.
Serve as campus advisor to select student clubs and student organizations.
Advise and support student clubs in their programming efforts at PDC.
Act as liaison between student clubs and PDC administration to help clubs overcome bureaucratic challenges in their efforts to design and facilitate club activities.
Manage space allocation and promotion efforts for student organizations and student activities.

Coordinate and Manage the Student Ambassador Program
Oversee program administration.
Lead all campus, community, and social media requests and activities.
Monitor program regulations and collaborate with campus advisors on criteria to meet registration appointments (formerly priority registration), services awards, etc.
Oversee electronic and physical records and files.
Manage ambassador "tracker," fall orientation, monthly training meetings, and annual programs including the SAS yearbook, ocean conservatory beach retreat, senior luncheon, holiday gathering, etc.
Collect and report activities on record to the Dean's Office.

Lead Services for Undocumented and First Gen Students
Serve on undocumented students committee and assist in event and other planning.
Act as liaison between PDC and SBC Undocumented Student Success Center.
Lead and coordinate events for first generation and undocumented students at PDC.

Lead, Coordinate, and Execute Annual PDC Events
Lead and coordinate Emerging Leaders Program.
Lead and coordinate the Connecting with Community Event with the Career Center.
Assist with the Academic WorldQuest Competition.
Lead and coordinate the Environmental and Sustainability Expo.
Plan and execute a PDC signature event.
Lead and coordinate other events as needed.

Coordinate and Manage the Student Leadership and Service Certificate Program
Lead and coordinate the Student Leadership and Community Service Certificate Program.
Advertise and recruiting for the program.
Track students' hours and other requirements.
Plan related events and recognition ceremonies.

Other Duties as Assigned/Collaborative Opportunities
Participate in campus-wide events, including but not limited to Orientation and SOAR events, Prospective student events, Advising week, and other academic programs.
Collaborate with the PDC student union on an annual PDC signature event for students.
Collaborate with CSUSB on undocumented and first-generation students' events.
Represent PDC in collaborative efforts with CSUSB to provide university-sponsored student life, engagement, and success activities at PDC, specifically working closely with Title IX and Gender Equity office and Office of Community Engagement as well as other student service units.
Improve upon communication and collaboration between various student service units on PDC and CSUSB campuses.
Respond to student needs, inquiries, and other emergent issues.

Education & 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.
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.

Knowledge, Skills 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, multisexed 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.

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.

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.

California State University, San Bernardino 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.

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:

This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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