Excellence in Academic Preparation (EAP) Coordinator (504013)

  • Cal State University (CSU) Channel Islands
  • Camarillo, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Public Health

Job Description


Enrollment Management

Responsibilities and Duties:
Program administration: develop, coordinate and implement daily/year round activities for the early assessment and college-readiness programs as they relate to the understanding of multiple measures (California Assessment for student Performance and Progress (CASPP)/Early Assessment Program (EAP), ACT, SAT, AP, etc.) and its use in academic preparation for Math and English. These activities can include but are not limited to the development and distribution of materials, event programming with local area middle schools, high schools (parents, counselors, teachers, etc.), early outreach to 9 th - 12 th graders, attend College nights and college fairs and set up EAP information including community events/organizations in which information on College Readiness is being presented, etc. Position requires the development and maintenance of relationships with parent organizations, community organizations, and local area schools. The EAP Coordinator works collaboratively with CSU Channel Islands offices and programs that conduct outreach activities in secondary schools; coordinates meetings and develops strategies to encourage community organizations, middle schools, & high schools to identify and inform students of these activities; monitors their progress and evaluates the effectiveness of the program through quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods; reviews and evaluates educational issues driven by the California State Universities (CSU), and other state departments and agencies that impact K-12 education; provides activities, individual and group counseling, workshops, and incentives in coordination with the high schools and CSU Channel Islands faculty, assisting students in strengthening their skills, with an emphasis on preparation in Math and English.

Provide awareness to high school juniors and seniors regarding math and English placement and how it coincides with the Early Start program. Collaborate with Math and English faculty to provide professional development opportunities for local area high school counselors and administration in English/Language Arts and mathematics including help with identifying courses, online tutorials, and other preparatory strategies that will assist potential students to fulfill necessary admissions requirements in English and math. Collaborate with high school faculty and CI English and Math faculty to ensure development of senior year Math and English courses (known as ERWC and MWRC) to assist high school students in continuing their senior year Math/English. Work with high school counselors and teachers with the understanding of the new Math/ Quantitative Reasoning/4 th year proposal when established by legislation and the CSU Chancellor's Office. Individual will proactively follow up with admitted students regarding the Early Start program and provide counseling regarding appropriate courses and process to take to complete the requirement.

The EAP Coordinator also serves as a resource to students, faculty, High schools and community colleges; collaborate with high school and community organizations to help meet the program goals; attend relevant meetings throughout the Channel Islands service region and CSU Chancellor's Office. In addition, the EAP Coordinator develops and produces promotional and marketing materials; and monitors and updates the EAP webpage. Provide overall leadership and coordination for the EAP Program. Incumbent has broad responsibility for developing, planning, organizing, and prioritizing work. Develop and monitor program budget to ensure expenditures are appropriate. Develop/Create/Maintain EAP webpage and update content with EAP related information. Assist with executing Outreach Events (Campus Preview Day, Admitted Dolphin Day, WACAC, and CSU Counselor Conference) and provide EAP table with early admissions reviews). Maintains current knowledge of CSU Admission requirements, University courses, majors, prerequisites, general education, graduation requirements, procedures, rules and regulations, and other student services including financial aid and scholarship opportunities. Attends training sessions and professional development conferences and meetings. Assist with other admission and recruitment related activities including but not limited to admissions evaluations, recruitment related presentations/strategies, etc. Other duties as assigned.

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university. Full-time equivalent of 3 years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. Ability to use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements. Demonstrated ability to be creative, make decisions and carry through actions having implications with regard to other programs or service areas and ability to interpret and apply program rules and regulations. Thorough knowledge of the principles of individual and group behavior. General knowledge of the principles, practices and trends of the Student Services field and California State University Admissions. General knowledge of individual counseling techniques. General knowledge or the ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge, of the organizational procedures and activities of the campus. Working knowledge of student services programs outside the program to which immediately assigned. Ability to analyze complex situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action. Ability to advise students individually and in groups on complex student-related matters. Ability to determine appropriate courses of action and proper techniques to utilize while engaged with individuals in personal interactions of an argumentative or sensitive nature. Ability to carry out a variety of professionally complex assignments without detailed instructions. Ability to effectively establish and maintain cooperative working relationships within a diverse, multi-cultural environment.

This position is currently an on-campus position. Must be willing to work flexible hours in order to participate in evening and weekend meetings and programs. Valid Driver's license and reliable form of transportation required. Local travel will be required with occasional travel throughout the state. Demonstrated effective time management and organizational skills. Knowledge of CSU admission requirements and policies preferred. Excellent public speaking skills. Knowledge and extensive experience utilizing a personal computer and software applications for word processing, spreadsheets, database management, internet communications and electronic calendaring systems. Working knowledge of the methods and problems of organization and program management. Ability to clearly express ideas and recommendations orally, as well as write clear and concise reports. Ability to work collaboratively in the development and administration of program areas. Knowledge of effective work policies, practices, and procedures.

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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

Hiring Range: $4,691 - $4,727 per month

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Camarillo, California 93012 United States View Map