505072 - Director, Center for Scholars

Employer
California State University, Fullerton
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 25, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Executive
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time


505072 - Director, Center for Scholars

Classificaiton: Administrator II-Range A
Department: Center for Scholars
Sub-Division: Student Retention
Salary Range: $4,583 - $13,750 per month
Appointment Type: At Will
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

About CSUF:
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.


Job Summary:
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:
The Center for Scholars serves a remarkable group of resilient and ambitious students that come from diverse backgrounds. From their first day on campus, they are encouraged to get involved and become integral and well-rounded leaders in the Titan community. Our Titans achieve their academic goals and develop the confidence and skills to become effective leaders, cohesive team members and inspiring role models. We seek to instill a sense of citizenship and commitment in our students, inspiring them to reach out to those around them through service and mentorship. Beyond graduation, they grow to become leaders in their communities and truly inspire others in the same ways that they have been inspired. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as Director, Center for Scholars. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

Responsible for overall management, development, and expansion of scholarship programs including the President's Scholars, Guardian Scholars, Abrego Future Scholars, Hispanic Education Endowment Fund, TELACU, Nicolas Academic Centers and Sun Scholars. Provides independent, in-depth student advisement and counseling in individual and group settings and other comprehensive retention services resulting in increasing persistence and graduation rates of these scholar populations. Responsible for the oversight of the daily operations of the scholars programs, including management of the Center for Scholars and the organization of all scholar student activities and workshops. Manages, develops, and implements scholars programs and services. Develops and implements program guidelines, conducts evaluation studies, and recommends and implements changes in program scope and direction when necessary. Interprets campus policies and recommends modifications to guidelines and develops operational procedures. Responsible for the administration and management of program budget. Assists University Advancement with fundraising. Works closely with other individuals and departments to coordinate a recruitment program integrated with other university outreach efforts. Responsible for scholars' special events. Supervises and provides leadership for program staff. Works closely with other Directors in Student Affairs and Academic Affairs to meet the needs of scholars. Other duties as assigned.


Essential Qualifications:
Equivalent to bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences or related field and a master's degree in counseling, educational counseling, counseling psychology, higher education, or social work. Minimum of four years of progressively responsible work experience as a program administrator, serving students on a university campus. Experience in working with a diverse student body is essential. Must be able to develop, coordinate, and track initiatives, coordinated and direct program assessment, provide counseling and guidance to the scholar populations, market new initiatives, and participate in fundraising and development activities. Strong public speaking and writing skills required. General knowledge of principles, practices, and trends in student affairs, and higher education. Proficiency in using a PC and MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook) and the internet. Job-related educational preparation appropriate to the assignment of the appropriate CSU standard.

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.


Preferred Qualifications:
Familiarity and experience working as an administrator in higher education settings. Knowledge of principles of fundraising and corporate sponsorship. General knowledge of principles, practices, and trends of student affairs and higher education, particularly with student retention and student success models.


Special Working Conditions:
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator


Additional Information:
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 scope of responsibilities for this position includes the making or participating in the making of decisions that may have a material financial benefit on the incumbent. Therefore, you will be required to file an initial “Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interests” within thirty (30) days from date of hire and on an annual basis; and complete the CSU sponsored ethics on-line training within thirty (30) days of appointment, and at least once during each consecutive period of two calendar years following the appointment.

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).

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Application Deadline: Oct 28, 2021 (9:00 PM)

Apply online at: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/fl/en-us/job/505072/505072-director-center-for-scholars

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