Assistant Coordinator (Student Services Professional IB) (506201)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • Oct 22, 2021
Full Time Education and Training Public Health

Job Description


Position Summary

The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity is responsible for the coordination and development of student services and building the inclusive excellence of SDSU's staff and faculty at San Diego State University. Departments include, but are not limited to, Assistant Deans for Student Affairs; Career Services; Center for Educational Partnerships, Outreach and Success; Communications Services; Counseling and Psychological Services; Educational Opportunity Programs and Ethnic Affairs; Financial Aid and Scholarships; Joan and Art Barron Veterans Center; New Student and Parent Programs; Office of the Student Ombudsman; Residential Education; Resource Management; Student Ability Success Center; Student Health Services; Student Life and Leadership; Student Rights and Responsibilities; Testing Services Office; Well-being & Health Promotion; Cultural Centers; and programming related to Inclusive Excellence.

Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity

The Division works proactively to address systemic inequities through professional learning, community building, advocacy, policy recommendations, and organizational structures while facilitating an integrated vision and shared responsibility for prioritizing and advancing institutional goals. We aim to foster an affirming campus culture based on the core values of excellence, equity, diversity, belonging, and inclusion through:

  • Recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who are reflective of the diverse student body and communities served by SDSU, and recruiting students who are representative of the rich diversity of the region and the world;

  • Fostering an environment that is welcoming, affirming, and empowering for students, faculty, staff, and alumni of all backgrounds;

  • Enhancing the career and educational pathways of a diverse student body, the faculty and staff; and

  • Cultivating relationships with the local community that advance the well-being of diverse individuals and communities.

The primary goal of the Center for Educational Partnerships, Outreach, and Success is to improve access to higher education by implementing and administering early outreach programs that develop an understanding of, and support, the pathway to higher education for students and parents. This department builds collaborative relationships with schools, school districts, community colleges, and other organizations to support this goal. This goal is achieved through the administration of such programs as, but is not limited to, the Compact for Success, the Price Community Scholars Program, the Compact Scholars Program, the Early Assessment Program, and collaboration with organizations with similar goals. This goal may also be achieved by creating new or enhancing existing efforts in support of improving student preparedness and enhancing systemic supports; to provide professional development in teaching/learning methodologies; supporting academic tutoring and mentoring; promoting curriculum alignment, and organizing campus visits.

Under direct supervision of the Executive Director, Center for Educational Partnerships Outreach and Success, the incumbent will assist with the coordination of various student services. Under direct supervision of the Executive Director, Center for Educational Partnerships and Success, the incumbent will assist with the coordination of various student services, outreach, retention, and/or other programs as assigned. The incumbent will also provide support and assistance to student program participants; examples of such programs are the Compact for Success, Price Community Scholars, Kids to College, Students with Academic Goals (SWAG).

For more information regarding Student Affairs and Campus Diversity, click here.

This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

The individual hired into this role will work on-campus at SDSU in San Diego.

Education and Experience


Possession of this knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of one year of experience in professional Student Services work at the entry trainee level. Equivalent amounts of graduate-level job-related education may be substituted for the required 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

  • Experience with outreach presentations to parents, students, and/or community groups.

  • Experience with student populations from City Heights schools (Wilson Middle School, Monroe Clark Middle School, or Hoover High School).

  • Experience with local admissions agreements and MOUs.

  • Ability to function effectively as part of a team.

  • Knowledge of and/or experience with SDSU's Center for Educational Partnerships, Outreach, and Success.

Specialized Skills

  • Knowledge and ability to work with multicultural students and organizations served by Student Services.

  • Experience working with historically low-income and educationally disadvantaged students.

  • Experience presenting to the audiences on topics related to college knowledge and college access.

  • Ability to work evenings/weekends.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $3,796 per month.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,796 - $5,369 per month.

SDSU COVID-19 Vaccine Policy

In accordance with the California State University systemwide policy and the Academic Professionals of California Union MOU, the individual hired into this position may voluntarily provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19. Alternatively, those who choose not to provide proof of vaccination will be considered unvaccinated and required to participate in SDSU's COVID-19 testing program. Proof of vaccination or COVID test results will be submitted through the university's secure online health portal. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of a two-shot vaccine or two weeks after the first dose of a single-shot vaccine.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on November 4, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by November 3, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

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.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

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.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Noemi Bravo-Rojas at

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map