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Math/Science Advisor, Upward Bound

Employer
California State University, Monterey Bay
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 26, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Math/Science Advisor, Upward Bound

Classification: Student Services Professional I
Department Name: Early Outreach & Support Pgms
Job Number: FP2021-758
Status: Open until filled.Open until filled.
Priority Screening Date:
Recruitment Status: Open until filled.

Position Description:
This is an hourly, full-time (40hrs/week), 12 months benefited position dependent upon continued grant funding. Funding expected to expire December 2022. The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is an equal opportunity employer and committed to hiring personnel with competencies and experience related to the regional and State population. The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is a non-profit institution that is related and affiliated to the California State University, Monterey Bay. The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is a non-profit 501©(3) public benefits corporation that is a recognized auxiliary organization of California State University and was established in July 1994. The University Corporation's mission is to further the educational purposes of the University. The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is an equal opportunity employer and committed to building a pluralistic university by hiring personnel with competencies and experience related to the regional and State Population. The University Corporation at Monterey is committed to a standard of excellence in the services it provides and in the quality of work expected of its employees. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: TRIO Upward Bound (UB) is a federally funded program designed to increase the college participation of low-income and potential first-generation college-bound students. TRiO UB is designed to encourage participants to complete high school and continue their education at the post-secondary level by offering academic support, informational workshops, guidance, motivation and advocacy to program participants, their parents and target schools. The program provides required and permissible services as expressed in federal legislation/regulations. CSUMB is proud to host two TRiO Upward Bound (UB) grants, supporting 4 high schools in Monterey and Santa Cruz counties.
The programs consist of an Associate Director, two Educational Advising Specialists, one Math and Science Advisor, an Administrative Assistant person, and a team of undergraduate student Educational Advising Assistants, Mentors, and Tutors. As part of the Pre-College Programs TRiO UB and other educational equity programs provide the campus and target schools with retention and support services for participants.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:The Math and Science Advisor, under the supervision of the Associate Director for UB, is responsible for representing CSUMB Upward Bound at assigned target schools via weekly school visits, community and college events and during scheduled program activities and services. The incumbent advises 9th-12th grade UB students & families regarding information, procedures, and academic requirements of specific STEM programs or STEM majors and assists students in exploring STEM careers, evaluating academic abilities, and setting goals and is expected to provide academic advising that facilitates student success, persistence and degree completion in a timely manner. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:1. Assist in the planning, implementing, supervising, and evaluating project activities.2. Establish and maintain effective communication with all staff, students, parents, and partners.3. Develop and conduct individual and small group counseling services and academic, career, college and financial workshops for program participants and their families interested in STEM.4. Work closely with Associate Director to recruit, hire, supervise, and evaluate UB tutors/mentors.5. Oversee and provide proper training to UB STEM tutors/mentors. 6. Conduct surveys and data on Math and Science programming outcomes of UB students. 7. Organize social, cultural, and recreational activities and field trips during the summer and academic year, including college visits & senior retreats related to math and science.8. Provide residential support during the six-week residential summer program.9. In conjunction with the Associate Director, Educational Advising Specialists and instructors, plan summer curriculum focusing on STEM components. 10. Consult with participants, high school teachers, and UB liaison to monitor participants' progress.11. Maintain appropriate records to ensure compliance with grant regulations and reporting requirements, and to facilitate program evaluation. 12. Contribute and assist with the preparation and submission of Annual Performance Reports to U.S. Department of Education and other reports required by the Corporation and/or CSUMB.13. Provide the Associate Director regular oral and written progress reports.14. Serve as liaison to the campus target schools, community agencies, and general public.15. Handle sensitive and/or confidential documents and information where judgement and discretion are essential.16. Responsible for inputting accurate student data in Lacai or other data systems.17. Ensure confidentiality of all program records and other sensitive information. Other Functions:1. Promote and maintain an atmosphere of excellent internal and external customer service within the program and campus community.2. Attend workshops, conferences, and advisory meetings as needed.3. Perform other duties as assigned4. Support Upward Bound staff when needed.

PHYSICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; to verbally communicate to exchange information.

This is an in-office position.Office Location: 8 Upper Ragsdale, Monterey CA 93940
The campus leadership has committed the resources needed to achieve an engaged, safe, and in-person experience. The health and safety of our community remain our highest priority, and we are confident that existing public health measures provide for a safe environment capable of delivering a complete college experience on the CSUMB campus. Being an Otter means caring for each other and doing your part to protect your community. All CSUMB/University Corporation employees must be fully vaccinated, including booster (when eligible), against COVID-19, unless they are exempt from this requirement because an exemption has been granted based on a medical contraindication or sincerely held religious beliefs. Fully vaccinated means that an individual has received all recommended doses of a COVID-19 vaccine that has received Emergency Use Authorization or full approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and that it has been at least two weeks since the final recommended dose. All students, faculty, and staff who have not been vaccinated and received a booster must test weekly beginning February 4, 2022. See: The California State University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated courtesy, tact, and discretion in dealing with numerous members of the professional and academic communities. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated sensitivity and the ability to relate to the needs of economically and educationally disadvantaged youth and parents. Demonstrated ability and skill in speaking to large groups. Knowledge and experience in developing and maintaining effective working relationships with a variety of individuals, community agencies, universities, parent, personnel in junior/senior high schools. Ability to interpret and apply program rules and regulations; ability to use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments. Ability to work independently and to take direction effectively. Ability to prepare oral and written reports and comments that are clear, comprehensive, and concise Possess professional writing and public speaking abilities; computer experience; ability to manage multiple projects/tasks and adhere to deadlines. Must be highly motivated, flexible and have the ability to work in various educational settings.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Experience:Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Sciences, College Student Personnel or closely related field required. A background in Math/Science education is preferred. Experience working with low-income, first-generation college bound students; experience working with high school students from diverse backgrounds. Experience in providing workshops and educational activities in STEM to large and diverse groups.

Specialized Skills:


Preferred Qualifications:
Previous experience working in educational programs for disadvantaged youth desired. Familiarity with local districts, target schools and community resources a plus. Bilingual English/Spanish desirable. Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the CSUMB Vision Statement and the core values of mutual respect, collaboration and service orientation, multiculturalism and diversity, community service and institutional excellence. Experience working with a diverse and multicultural population and performing community services.

Special Conditions of Employment:
Must be willing and able to work evenings and weekends and to travel in and out-of-state as deemed necessary to provide services to participants and attend professional development opportunities. Position will require travel between campus offices and off-campus locations such as Upward Bound target schools. Must have own transportation, valid driver’s license, and auto insurance. Demonstrated experience that clearly provides evidence of the knowledge and skills required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements identified above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Ability to complete web-based training in Defensive Driving and continue to meet the established driving standards as a condition of employment.

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.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the University Corporation. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current University Corporation employees who apply for the position.
The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S. This position is required to maintain confidentiality as outlined in the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.
Please note: University Corporation employment is separate and distinct from CSU Monterey Bay or State of California employment. University Corporation employees are not employees of either CSUMB or of the state of California.
All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S. The University Corporation is not a sponsoring agency for any positions.
University Corporation at Monterey Bay positions are “at-will” employment.
The campus leadership has committed the resources needed to achieve an engaged, safe, and in-person experience. The health and safety of our community remain our highest priority, and we are confident that existing public health measures provide for a safe environment capable of delivering a complete college experience on the CSUMB campus. Being an Otter means caring for each other and doing your part to protect your community. All CSUMB/University Corporation employees must be fully vaccinated, including booster (when eligible), against COVID-19, unless they are exempt from this requirement because an exemption has been granted based on a medical contraindication or sincerely held religious beliefs. Fully vaccinated means that an individual has received all recommended doses of a COVID-19 vaccine that has received Emergency Use Authorization or full approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and that it has been at least two weeks since the final recommended dose. All students, faculty, and staff who have not been vaccinated and received a booster must test weekly beginning February 4, 2022. See: The California State University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

Compensation and Benefits:
The University Corporation is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students, and the customers we serve. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources. The hourly rate for this position is $27.92. This is a non-exempt position and as such is eligible for the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The Corporation offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits, contributory retirement plan, TSA (403b), 13 paid holidays per year, and other benefits.
The University Corporation at Monterey Bay also provides access to affordable campus housing: https://csumb.edu/corporation/employee-housing
Although CSUMB is located in a high-cost housing area, Schoonover Park rental homes are affordably priced. Monthly rent rates include cable television, garbage service, and sewer. Convenient floorplans, attractive interior appointments, and numerous community amenities make Schoonover Park Rental Homes an exceptional value. Schoonover Park is near the main campus, yet a tranquil world away. The community lies nestled in the secluded beauty of rolling coastal hills three miles east of campus. Living in one of the most desirable areas of California, you will enjoy the natural splendor and cultural abundance of the Monterey Peninsula. Quality of life begins with your home in Schoonover Park and extends through every aspect of your California coastal lifestyle.

How to Apply:
To apply, visit https://csumb.peopleadmin.com/postings/6696

A completed online application and resume must be received by the University Corporation Human Resources by 5:00 p.m. on the priority screen date listed above to be guaranteed a review. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the Corporation.
For assistance or if you require accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389, or TTD (800) 735 2929. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library (map) or our Student Service Center - first floor ( map). For additional campus information visit CSUMB.edu. For information regarding the University Corporation visit https://csumb.edu/corporation/.
The University Corporation is not a sponsoring agency for any positions.
The Corporation hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States and is an E-Verify employer. 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, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State University, Monterey Bay Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at https://csumb.edu/clery.
CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. We value and celebrate diversity in all its forms and strive to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. We consider qualified applicants for employment for their anticipated contributions and without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or disability. jeid-f5e5dea26689dc49a70f39ef657f7c87
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