Coordinator, Titan Dreamers Resource Center (Student Services Professional III)
California State University, Fullerton
March 3, 2018
Coordinator, Titan Dreamers Resource Center (Student Services Professional III)
Classification: Student Services Professional III-Range A
Department: Diversity Initiative and Resource Center
Sub-Division: Associate VP Student Affairs
Salary Range: $4,288-$6,109 per month (department hiring range is $4,288-$4,502 per month)
Appointment Type: Ongoing
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: MondayFriday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM; occasional early morning, evening and/or weekend hours
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 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 40,000 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 Peforming Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.
About the Position: The Diversity Initiatives and Resource Center aims to create learning environments and opportunities that support the University mission by preparing students to become socially conscious leaders in a global society. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as Coordinator (Student Services Professional III) of the Titan Dreamers Resource Center. 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, inclusive practice, openness, flexibility, integrity, and compassion.
Under the general direction of the Director of Diversity Initiatives & Resource Centers, the Coordinator of the Titan Dreamers Resource Center (TDRC) assists in the coordination of the Titan Dreamers Resource Center. Major responsibilities include: planning, coordinating, and implementing the programs and activities sponsored by the TDRC. Coordinates the day to day activities of the TDRC including hiring, training, and guiding the work of student staff; communicating and coordinating with relevant on and off campus stakeholders regarding the activities of the TDRC; tracking use of the center and tracking approved expenditures. Provides staff support and advice as well as prepares oral and written reports for the Director and, upon request, other relevant campus leadership on relevant TDRC issues and concerns. Identifies and collaborates broadly with appropriate on and off campus constituents to improve outcomes related to the recruitment, development, enrichment, inclusion, retention, and student experience of undocumented students on campus. Ensures that, through collaborations, the TDRC creates opportunities for students to pursue scholarly research, provides cultural awareness education, and provides collaborative activities that promote retention and student success. Works with Strategic Communications and Government Relations to manage media presence, external partnerships, campus relations, and institutional communications. Works closely with campus and off-campus partners to interpret and communicate ongoing legislation, remain updated on related actions, and coordinate legal clinics for students to speak with experts around immigration law. Coordinates legal clinics with community partners as response to changing legislation and resource to students in understanding legal rights. Works with appropriate stakeholders to assess and evaluate processes that incorporate student learning outcomes and co-curricular High Impact Practices; assists with broad Diversity Initiatives & Resource Centers' department events, functions, and duties as assigned to meet the strategic goals of the Student Engagement cluster. Provides counseling and guidance to students as needed. Other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications: Bachelors degree or the equivalent from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field including or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution plus three years of professional student services work in the field. A masters degree from an accredited college or university in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work or a job-related field may be substituted for one year of professional experience. A doctoral degree from an accredited college or university and the appropriate internship or clinical training in a relevant field may be substituted for three years of the required professional experience.
Ability to plan, develop, coordinate, supervise, and organize programs and activities. Ability to interact with a diverse student population, faculty, staff, and the public. Ability to analyze complex situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action. Ability to advise students individually and in groups on complex student-related matters. Ability to complete assignments without detailed instructions. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals. Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to acquire knowledge of campus procedures, activities, and the overall organization.
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.
Special Working Conditions: Fast paced environment with multiple interactions. Some travel required. High level of group and interpersonal interactions with students, faculty, staff and community partners.
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 Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
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; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
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).
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and approximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.