Salary and Benefits
The salary range will be from $6,667.00 per month - $7,500.00 per
This position is a Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position in the
CSU, and serves at the pleasure of the President.
The CSU enjoys a generous benefits program with employer paid life
insurance ($100,000), as well as health, dental, and vision
insurance with the monthly premium largely paid by the CSU.
Additionally, we offer a broad range of other benefits which
includes dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, tuition
fee waiver, 401k, 457 and 403(b) plans.
The CSU belongs to the CalPERS retirement plan in which medical and
dental insurance continues in qualified retirement.
The CSU has 14 paid holidays and the position earns 24 days of
vacation and 12 days of sick leave per year.
For more information on the benefits program, please visit http://www.csueastbay.edu/af/departments/hr/benefits/index.html
About Cal State East Bay
Cal State East Bay's beautiful main campus is located in the
Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay
shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an
ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the
many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in
Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a
significant presence online. Founded in 1957, Cal State East Bay is
one of 23 universities of the California State University system
(CSU). With an enrollment over 15,800 students, Cal State East Bay
is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented
university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student
success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and
About the Position
Reporting to the Executive Director of the Concord Campus, the
Director of OLLI is a managerial role responsible for providing
leadership and direction in the growth, development and
implementation of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) as
an innovative model for instruction and community engagement for
people over 50 years old. The position will plan, grow, and manage
a comprehensive self-support (OLLI) program that engages its
constituents by providing intergenerational learning, working with
qualified academics and presenters to create a curriculum of
approximately 80 programs per year. The development of an effective
and popular curriculum requires continuous research into meaningful
course topics, recruitment and direction of qualified academics and
other qualified presenters, and tracking student satisfaction to
ensure continuous programmatic improvement.
The position also creates marketing strategies and tools to
maximize enrollment of all OLLI courses held at the Concord Campus
as well as satellite sites, and online. In addition, the Director
works closely with the OLLI governing board to develop fundraising
techniques, develop program policies, and guarantee the
continuation of the Osher LifeLong Learning Institute in the
California State University, East Bay service area, consistent with
the guidelines set forth by the Osher Foundation.
The Director supervises the work direction of two dedicated staff
members and up to 75 contracted faculty during the academic year.
The position also coordinates the activities of program volunteers,
and works closely with the operations staff of Cal State East Bay’s
Concord Campus to ensure the smooth administration of all OLLI
programs that fall under the campus’s umbrella. Finally, the
Director represents OLLI at various internal meetings and public
- Provides overall strategic direction for the Osher Lifelong
Learning Program, effectively managing faculty and staff to achieve
- Provides day to day management along a self-support model,
developing budgets, analyzing enrollment trends, maintaining
financial reserves, and conducting additional managerial tasks as
- Develops and executes a strategy aimed at maintaining and
growing OLLI membership throughout the greater East Bay.
- Establishes and arranges systems for implementing, maintaining,
and updating policies and procedures to carry out goals of the OLLI
program; including faculty training.
- Creates annual and term-by-term operations and instructional
- Resolves complaints and issues related to students and
instructors, referring issues to the Board as necessary.
- Ensures that faculty contracts are accurate and are
disseminated on a term-by-term basis in a timely manner.
- Conducts marketing and outreach to prospective students by
distributing current information about the program and responds to
inquiries in a timely manner.
- Supports University Extension on applicable marketing
- Maintains all social media outlets related to the program.
- Coordinates OLLI website development and maintenance
activities, working with private vendors, campus administration and
IT services to ensure effective services.
- Ensures ongoing quality improvement for all program components,
including Concord, off site, and online offerings.
- Serves as liaison to fellow Osher programs at the regional and
- Develops an innovative curriculum of approximately 80 courses
per year, in concert with the curricular requirements set forth by
the Osher Foundation grant guidelines.
- Identifies curriculum interests among OLLI members.
- Works with OLLI Advisory Board, OLLI Curriculum Committee, and
various university bodies, including academic departments, to
identify qualified experts to serve as faculty.
- Maintains close communication with OLLI faculty to ensure
provision of course needs.
- Develops class schedules consistent with course popularity and
- Chooses best modality for offerings, whether Concord, off-site,
- Represents Concord Campus at OLLI Advisory Board meetings and
sponsored events if the campus Executive Director is unable to
- Works with the University Extension Fiscal and Administrative
Services Director to develop program budget, monitor revenue and
expenditures and execute agreements with other bodies as
- Processes payments, refunds, oversees program pricing, website
and Cashnet payment accuracy by working closely with the campus
cashier and student finance staff.
- Actively seeks new revenue sources and successfully implements
periodic fundraising campaigns.
- Supports a vibrant programmatic culture by organizing special
events, establishing regular fundraising opportunities, and
developing a close relationship with local institutions.
- Serves as liaison to University Advancement, seeking funding
opportunities for programmatic expansion.
- Benchmarks other grant recipients with an eye to developing
- Experience in curriculum planning, marketing and relationship
building with diverse populations, particularly those involving
seniors or those of retirement age.
- Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective
working relationships within internal and external key stakeholders
and serve as a liaison for the administrative support unit.
- Ability to organize and plan work as well as projects involving
- Ability to communicate information to staff, faculty, students,
senior campus officials, outside agencies and community members in
a courteous manner with an emphasis on customer service.
- Working knowledge of special event planning and facilities
reservation process within a higher education environment.
- Ability to prioritize and take initiative and independently
plan, organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations
where numerous and diverse demands are involved.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively interpret, organize, and
present information and ideas in written or presentation form.
- Ability to handle confidential information with
- Adaptable to program changes and the changing needs of OLLI
- Experience with desktop publishing software.
- Proficient in WordPress, Adobe Suite, CRM such as Salesforce
and Mail Chimp, and Google Suite.
- Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
Preferred Skills and Knowledge
- Bachelor's Degree.
- 3 Years experience in program development and
Condition(s) of Employment
- Master's Degree
- Experience in adult education program development
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including LiveScan,
as appropriate), that may include, but is not limited to: criminal
records check, verification of academic credentials, licenses,
certificates, credit history, professional references and/or
verification of work history is required for employment. Cal State
East Bay will issue a conditional offer of employment to the
selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check
reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the
candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.
Unsatisfactory results may also affect the continued employment of
current Cal State East Bay employees who were conditionally offered
All background checks are conducted through the university's third
party vendor, Accurate. LiveScan is conducted through the
University Police Department.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Cal State East Bay does not
discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age,
ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration
status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual
orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to
the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a
stimulating learning environment for its diverse student
All California State University campuses, including Cal State East
Bay, are smoke and tobacco-free. For more information, please visit
our website at http://www.csueastbay.edu/smokeandtobaccofree/
In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus
security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of
Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the Cal State East
Bay Annual Campus Security Report is available at: http://www.csueastbay.edu/upd/safety-and-security-reports.html
At CSUEB, the following nine competencies have been identified as
valued leadership qualities: Communication, Cooperation,
Delegation, Empathy, Feedback, Innovation, Leadership Presence,
Passion and Strategic Ability. While we may not expect our managers
to exhibit all of these competencies, we do expect them to aspire
to develop them. As part of the annual evaluation review process,
the Director, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will be evaluated
Cal State East Bay is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or
Management positions and we are not an E-Verify employer.
The incumbent in this position may be considered a mandated
reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
and will be required to comply with requirements set forth in the
CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
CSU Vaccination Policy
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus
facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or
religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a
currently open search process should be prepared to comply with
this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/
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