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Employment Specialist

California State University, Los Angeles
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 15, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Disabled Student Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

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Employment Specialist

Job No: 536178
Work Type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

As part of our commitment to equity and diversity and the continuing effort to offer career ladder opportunities to our employees, the following position is being announced as a promotional recruitment. Only current CSULA state employees and APC-represented employees currently employed at other CSU campuses may apply.

Job No: 536178; 2/14/2024

Employment specialist
Student Services Professional III
Office for Students with Disabilities

Salary Range: $5,025- $7,159/Monthly - Budgeted Hiring Salary Range $5,025 -$5,800/Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; exempt classification.

Essential Functions: Under the supervision of the Director and the Associate Director of the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD), The Employment Specialist conducts intake services and verifies the disabilities of students requesting support services and/or accommodations through the evaluation of disability-related documentation. The incumbent will provide essential employment preparation and job search support services to Cal State LA undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities who are registered with the OSD. The incumbent serves a critical role in supporting students, staff, faculty, and community members and will assure the effectiveness and overall success of the University's services and programs for students with disabilities. The incumbent is responsible for counseling and advising students with disabilities and serves an integral role in issues of access, success, and retention.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration, or job-related field. Three years of professional student services work experience. A master's degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of professional experience. Incumbent must possess a thorough understanding of pre-employment, employment, and post-employment services; knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act; excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to interpret and apply program rules and regulations; ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with program participants and with university and state partners; work independently and exercise sound judgment; maintain strict confidentiality in all matters. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. 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 may apply for the position.

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California. As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on February 28, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

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.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

To obtain employment information for the impaired call:
TDD Line (323) 343-3670
24-hour Dial-A-Job Line (323) 343-3678

Advertised: Feb 14, 2024 (9:00 AM)
Application closes: Open until filled

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Cal State LA is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles and is dedicated to engagement, service, and the public good. We are ranked number one in the United States for the upward mobility of our students.

The University is a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution, and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution.

Cal State LA transforms lives and fosters thriving communities across greater Los Angeles. We cultivate and amplify our students' unique talents, diverse life experiences, and intellect through engaged teaching, learning, scholarship, research, and public service that support their overall success, well-being, and the greater good.

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