MAESTROs Project Outreach, Engagement and Student Transition Coordinator

California State University, Monterey Bay
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 05, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

MAESTROs Project Outreach, Engagement and Student Transition Coordinator

Classification: Student Services III
Department Name: Teacher Education
Job Number: FP2021-704
Status: Priority Screening Deadline is Monday, February 22, 2021. Position is open until filled.Open Until Filled
Priority Screening Date: 02/22/2021
Recruitment Status: Open Until Filled

Position Description:
The University Corporation at California State University, Monterey Bay is a non-profit institution that is related and affiliated to the California State University, Monterey Bay. The University 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 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 is committed to a standard of excellence in the services it provides and in the quality of work expected of its employees.

The Making 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.

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., highschools, 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.

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.
● 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 relevant University outreach efforts, major fairs, preview days and open house.
● Facilitates the transfer of prospective students to postsecondary institutions, including community colleges, by effective outreach.
● Coordinate and collaborate with First Year Seminar, Living Learning Community, etc. on integrating transition support services for first year students to ensure an integrated support model.
● Prepares and delivers presentations and workshops to inform high school and transfer students about educational career-related services and programs, e.g. professional development, 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.
● Provides information, and assistance to students regarding specific requirements for admissions to CSUMB undergraduate and post baccalaureate Education Programs.
● Participates in campus-wide student support training and workshops, as deemed appropriate by the MAESTROs Project Directors 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.

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)
● Establish and maintain effective and positive professional relationships and communications within the University and external partners in the development of outreach, engagement, and transition services.

Other Functions:
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

Typical office environment with standard equipment and tasks. 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.

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 master’s 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.
Must be able to work flexible hours in support of job function.

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.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s 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.
Specialized Skill Requirements 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. Ability to complete web-based Defensive Driving training and continue to meet the established driving standards as a condition of employment. Extensive experience with computers MAC/PC and fluency using standard software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

Special Conditions of Employment:
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 Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.
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 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.

Please note CSUMB and The Corporation are working remote until at least June 2021.

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. This an hourly position at $28/hr. This is an non-exempt position and as such is eligible for the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Corporation positions are “at will” employment.

How to Apply:
To apply, visit

A completed online application and resume must be received by 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 University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned. CSUMB 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 All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.CSUMB 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.


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