Under the general supervision of the Director of Leadership Development & Student Recreation, the First Year Experience Coordinator performs independent, moderately complex professional student service work to manage all aspects of New Student Orientation and welcome programs; emerging leader programs; and first year co-curricular involvement initiatives. Carries out daily assignments that affect CSUMB enrollment and retention goals.
ESSENTIALDUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
Designs, plans, and coordinates all orientation and welcome programs offered to all new students and their families during the summer and prior to the beginning of each semester. Uses judgment to apply existing guidelines and procedures to various programs and situations. Makes recommendations to expand and enhance orientation programs. Serves as the Orientation Advisory Team Chairperson and prepares meeting agendas and materials needed, and serves on department, division, and university committees. Manages the Orientation budget. Researches and prepares proposals for the expenditure of generated funds. Collaborates with faculty and various campus personnel in order to plan effective Orientation Programs. Coordinates the scheduling of all events by making arrangements for food services, housing, facilitators, equipment and rooms for the programs to accommodate student and parent/guest needs. Recruits, selects, trains, supervises and evaluates a large staff of Orientation Student Leaders and other student assistants. Develops and implements student staff training programs to prepare the Orientation Leaders for their leadership roles.
Develops First Year student programs, in conjunction with the First Year Seminar, various Student Life/Student Affairs and Academic Affairs Offices to extend the orientation process throughout the academic year. Coordinates the efforts of various campus partners to select a Common Read book for first year students, and when feasible, coordinates an on-campus residency or presentation by the Common Read Author. Supports existing traditions on campus including Otter Days, Welcome Bar BQ, Open House events, Freshman Convocation, Homecoming Raft Weekend and the Spring Welcome Back events. Creates new traditions on campus, such as Family Weekend. Forms a Parent’s Council to connect with parents and first year students. Develops communication strategies to promote targeted First Year traditions to new students.
Develops and disseminates information and publicity about campus involvement opportunities and programs by way of flyers, brochures, correspondence, newsletters, web sites, the Orientation app platform (Presently Guidebook), and social media. Collaborates with the Admissions Communication Coordinator and the Student Life Communications Specialist in designing and producing program materials.
Cooordinates evaluation, assessment, research and program analysis using information provided by program participants, leaders, faculty, and staff and other means deemed appropriate by the Director of Student Activities & Leadership Development.
Coordinates departmental participation in Admissions & Outreach Programs including Recruitment events, University Open House and Spring Admitted Student Reception, ensuring professional development, publication, presentation and distribution of departmental materials.
Participates on various Campus Committees as appropriate and/or requested and approved by the Director of Student Activities and Leadership Development. Participates as an integral member of the Student Activities and Leadership Development staff by attending regular staff meetings, supporting departmental initiatives and programs and by supporting positive student development of through the programs and services provided by the department and the application of student development theories.
Provides general advising and program support for the Student Activities & Leadership Development department, student clubs and Greek Letter Organizations.
Attends seminars and conferences to maintain program and professional development.
Perform other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.
Experience: Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A master’s degree in a job related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.
Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job‑ related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
Special Conditions of Employment:
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check)
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. This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.
This position has been designated as a sensitive position with responsibility for the care, safety and security o of people (including children and minors), animals and CSU property; authority to commit financial resources of the university through contracts greater than $10,000; access to, or control over, cash, checks, credit cards, and/or credit card account information; responsibility or access/possession of building master or sub-master keys for building access; access to and responsibility for detailed personally identifiable Level 1 confidential information about students, faculty, staff or alumni that is protected, personal or sensitive as defined in the CSU Information Security Data Classification Standards; control over campus business processes, either through functional roles or system security access; and responsibility for operating commercial vehicles, machinery or equipment that could pose environmental hazards or cause injury, illness, or death.
This position is required to comply with confidentiality requirements outlined in the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.
This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority, will be required to participate in annual training, and to immediately forward to the Clery Compliance Officer all reports of Clery Act crimes brought to their attention.
Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the University’s liability coverage.
May require occasional evenings and/or weekend work.
Office environment with standard equipment and tasks. Position requires working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time. May require travel between campus offices and off-campus locations.
Compensation and Benefits:
Anticipated hiring salary in the low to mid $4,000’s/month. For salary range info see: CSU Salary Schedule. CSUMB offers an attractive employee benefits package, CSU Benefits R04. The University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay also provides access to affordable campus housing, Employee Housing.
How to Apply:
TENTATIVERECRUITMENTTIMELINE: Campus Interviews June 21 & 22
For full consideration, submit the required documents by the priority screen date listed above. For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura and Antle Family Memorial Library (map).
CSU Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to: Age, Disability, Race or Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Identity or Expression, Nationality, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Genetic Information, Veteran or Military Status.
All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.
Quick Link for Job Posting: 4255
Internal Number: 4255
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California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB), is a comprehensive public university committed to serving the diverse people of California, especially the working class, historically under-served, and low income populations. The university values an educational environment of cultural and linguistic diversity and gender equity; ethical reflection and practice; effective and experimental use of technologies as resources to people and catalysts for learning; and the integration of cross-disciplinary models enabling students, faculty and staff to engage in innovative instruction and coordinated service learning. The curriculum is organized around student learning outcomes. It is global in perspective, and of sufficient breadth and depth to meet local, regional, and statewide needs, specifically those of both isolated rural communities and inner-city populations. The identity of the University is framed by substantive commitment to a multilingual, multicultural, intellectual community which enables students, faculty and staff to cross institutional boundaries for innovative instruction, broadly defined scholarly and creative activity, and coordinated community service. The campus is ...located on Monterey Bay, 100 miles south of San Francisco.
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