Outreach & Special Programs Counselor (SSP II)

Employer
Fresno State University
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 29, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Counseling, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time


Early Outreach & Special Programs Counselor
(Student Services Professional II)

Compensation and Benefits

Anticipated Hiring Salary: $4,304 per month

Full classification Salary Range: $4,304 - $6,120 per month

  • This is a full-time, probationary, exempt position.


The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 14 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here .

Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Outreach and Special Programs the incumbent has primary responsibility for providing assistance in the implementation of all OSP related activities. The incumbent is responsible for implementing OSP goals.

Key Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of the practices, procedures, and activities of a university outreach, recruiting or admissions department
  • General knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational and program management
  • Knowledge and understanding of student academic needs and challenges to access higher education, outreach efforts to increase educational achievement, specifically among students from diverse populations and language backgrounds.
  • Strong communication, presentation, inter-personal, networking skills and detail-oriented.
  • Skilled in computer software, word-processing, PowerPoint, excel, databases, PeopleSoft, and social media.


To view the full list of qualifications and job responsibilities, please click the Position Description button above.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or job-related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities of the position may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
  • Two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field. A Master’s degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.




Department Summary

Outreach and Special Programs (OSP) will dedicate its efforts on early outreach, special initiatives, underrepresented groups, and diversity. OSP will encourage and create a college going culture through exposure, promotion, and activities by partnering with school districts and community organizations. Our goal is to expose elementary and middle school students to post-secondary education and a wide array of careers and majors.



Deadline & Application Instructions

Applications received by August 11, 2021 will be given full consideration by the search committee. Applications received after that date will be forwarded at the request of the Hiring Manager and/or search committee.

Please click “Apply Now” to complete the employment application for California State University, Fresno. Interested applicants must complete the application and attach the following: 1) their most recent resumé/vitae, 2) a cover letter that addresses their specific qualifications and interest, and 3) contact information for three professional references.



Fresno State

California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to boldly educate and empower students for success through our values of Discovery, Diversity and Distinction. The current student population is more than 25,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and across the globe.

Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 527,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. The campus is within driving distance of Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, San Francisco, Los Angeles, the Monterey Peninsula, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.

Equal Employment Opportunity Information

California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Fresno State's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.



Supplemental Information

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with California State University, Fresno. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Fresno State has identified as sensitive.

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.

This position may be a "designated position" under the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This will require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within six (6) months of assuming office and every two (2) years thereafter.

Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.

Advertised: 28 Jul 2021 Pacific Daylight Time
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