499638 - Degree Program Coordinator (Student Services Professional III)
499638 - Degree Program Coordinator (Student Services Professional III)
Classificaiton: Student Services Professional III
Department: Athletics Academic Services
Sub-Division: Student Retention
Salary Range: $4,691 - $6,683 per month
Appointment Type: Ongoing
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California’s revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.
About the Position:
Athletics Academic Services (AAS) proudly serves all 350+ Division I Varsity NCAA student-athletes. Our mission is to provide effective life skill and academic support services for CSUF student-athletes to encourage timely graduation and to ensure student-athletes receive the information they need to be in compliance with institutional and NCAA rules governing continuing eligibility. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the DEGREE (Division I, Eligibility, Graduation. Retention, Engage and Empower) Program Coordinator (Student Services Professional III). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
Under the direction of the Associate Director of Athletics (SWA)/Director of Athletics Academic Services, the Athletics Academic Services DEGREE Program Coordinator will support student-athletes in attaining their academic goals through proactive academic support mentoring and tutoring, in close collaboration with Athletics Academic Services Counselors. More specifically, the DEGREE Coordinator will develop and deliver comprehensive academic support services, including individualized academic plans to academically under-prepared student-athletes and student-athletes with education-impacting disabilities. Key responsibilities also include the development of strong working relationships with student-athletes that emphasize the value of education and the development of self-reliance, self-confidence, empowerment, and intrinsic motivation. Responsible for working closely with the Assistant Director of AAS on the hiring and scheduling of academic mentors and tutors, as well are providing consistent and frequent feedback to Academic Counselors and coaches concerning the progress of identified student-athletes. In addition, the Coordinator will assist the Assistant Director of Athletics Academic Services and Counselors with admission evaluations for first-time freshmen and transfer student-athletes, serving as the AAS Admissions liaison. Responsible for overseeing the Study Hall and Computer Lab programs, serving as the IT liaison for the AAS Department, with proficiency in the following technology programs: CMS, Microsoft Office Suite, TitanNet, Google docs, Study Hall Tracker, and the Early Warning Grade Check Program. The coordinator also serves as a member of the Student Affairs Technology Committee, and pro-actively explores and presents new solutions to on-going technology needs. Provides comprehensive complex academic advisement, counseling and proactive monitoring to student athletes, in assigned sports, in accordance with institutional and NCAA rules, guidelines, and regulations, planning and developing creative solutions. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field including or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution plus three years of professional student services work in the field. A master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work or a job-related field may be substituted for one year of professional experience. A doctoral degree from an accredited college or university and the appropriate internship or clinical training in a relevant field may be substituted for three years of the required professional experience.
Ability to plan, develop, coordinate, supervise, and organize programs and activities. Ability to interact with a diverse student population, faculty, staff, and the public. 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 complete assignments without detailed instructions. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals. Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to acquire knowledge of campus procedures, activities, and the overall organization.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university. Knowledge of NCAA guidelines and compliance policies.
Special Working Conditions:
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
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.
Employee must maintain working knowledge of compliance with relevant NCAA and conference rules, and report any concerns or violations noted.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
Application Deadline: May 06, 2021 (9:00 PM)
Apply online at: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/fl/en-us/job/499638/499638-degree-program-coordinator-student-services-professional-iii