Early Assessment Program Coordinator (MB2020-PA2616)

  • Monterey Bay
  • Seaside, California
  • Jun 01, 2020
Full Time Project Management

Job Description


Early Assessment Program Coordinator

(Student Services Professional II)


Apply Today! Open until filled. Application Screening Begins: Monday, March 9, 2020

Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (WWW.CSUMB.EDU) is a comprehensive, mid-sized four-year university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives by emphasizing project-based learning, requiring service learning, and promoting multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond the campus community. CSUMB is both an MSI and HSI and has a vibrant, diverse student body of nearly 7000 students and growing. Our faculty and staff, many of whom live in campus housing, appreciate living and working about one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, we offer excellent benefits, including housing, and competitive salaries for our faculty and staff. During our 25th Silver Anniversary Celebration in 2019-20, we will complete two major building projects: the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Student Union. By 2030, CSUMB's sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral.


Under the general supervision of the Director for Outreach and Student Support Programs, the Early Assessment Program Coordinator oversees the operations of CSUMB's Early Assessment Program (EAP). California State University (CSU) - Early Assessment Program /Academic Preparation Program (EAP/APP) is a new effort funded initiative by the CSU Chancellor's Office with the objective to assist educational agencies to bridge the gap between high school standards and college expectations in order to decrease the number of entering college students who require remediation in English and/or mathematics.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following :

  • Responsible for the collaboration of outreach services, policies, requirements and procedures to ensure that standards in these activities are aligned with CSU placement standards. Partners with other CSUMB efforts and institutions to leverage resources and services to assist high school students meet CSU eligibility. Plans and evaluates processes related to student outreach activities.
  • Responsible for identifying specific program needs and developing approaches for implementation to meet program goals. Provides planning to develop creative solutions to integrate approaches across organizational areas.
  • Oversees the communication, publication, and working with local high schools and outreach programs regarding the augmented California Standards Test (CST). Recruits high school teachers to support students in their preparation for the CST in English and mathematics and other interventions to bridge deficiencies. Encourages local high English faculty to participate in CSU sponsored professional development for English classes to prepare local high school faculty to understand CST standards and to develop a plan to support students interested in attending CSU who fail to demonstrate proficiency in English.
  • Effectively communicates and works collaboratively with Early Outreach staff, service providers, and campus offices to evaluate collaboration practices and implement effective procedures for delivery of outreach services. Participates in the strategic planning for the Outreach and Student Support Programs, in cooperation with both internal office staff and other university offices. Assists in planning and developing institutional strategies that encourage student access and retention.
  • Participates on outside committees that function in cooperation with state agencies to evaluate the effectiveness of program administration, and to make recommendations for changes.
  • Oversees all areas of programming for EAP/APP, train all staff, meet all auditing and reporting requirements.
  • May work with University Promise in efforts to bridge the gap between high school standards and college expectations in order to decrease the number of entering college students who require remediation in English and/or mathematics.
  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets program data to write annual and performance reports.

Other Functions :

Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.


Working knowledge of the principles of individual and group behavior; procedures and activities of the program to which assigned; general knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational and program management. General knowledge of research and interview techniques; and of the principles of individual and group behavior.

Ability to interpret and apply program rules and regulations; use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements; obtain factual and interpretative information through interviews; reason logically; collect, compile, analyze and evaluate data and make verbal or written presentations based on these data; advise students individually and in groups on routine matters where required; recognize multicultural, multi-sexed and multi-aged value systems and work accordingly; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, CSU administrators, student organizations, private and public agencies and others in committee work, and student advising and community contacts; and, rapidly acquire a general knowledge of the overall operation, functions and programs of the campus to which assigned. Demonstrated ability to make decisions and carry through actions having implications with regard to other program or service areas Services Office.


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.

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.


Strong communication and organizational skills. Sophisticated technology skills, and a working knowledge of a student information system such as Banner or PeopleSoft. Demonstrated ability to address the essential functions associated with this position including the knowledge and abilities identified above.


Master's degree in related field is highly desirable. Additional relevant experience. Second language fluency. Highly desirable: Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the CSUMB Vision Statement and the Core Values of applied, active, and project-based learning activities; interdisciplinary; multicultural and global perspectives; technological sophistication; service learning; ethical reflection and practice; and collaboration. Experience working with a diverse and multicultural population and performing community services. Demonstrated technical literacy.

Technical fluency with Banner, Oracle/PeopleSoft, CSU Common Management System or equivalent student information system; Microsoft Office Professional Suite, and Google mail and calendaring programs.


  • 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 of people (including children and minors), animals and CSU property and 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.
  • 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 (CSA) and will be required to participate in annual training and to immediately forward to the Clery Director all reports of crimes brought to their attention pursuant to the Clery Act and California State Education Code, Chapter 15.5, of the Donahue Higher Education Act, Section 67380.
  • 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. Primary work location will be Ryan Ranch location but may require travel to CSUMB Main Campus. Any travel reimbursement will be in accordance with the CSUMB travel policy.


  • Type of Appointment: Full-Time, Temporary
  • Collective Bargaining Unit: R04 - Academic Support Unit
  • Anticipated Campus Hiring Salary: Low $4,000's/month
  • CSU Salary Range
  • FLSA Status: Exempt

CSUMB offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, dental & vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. For more information, visit: CSU Benefits R04. . Additionally, University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay provides access to affordable campus housing based on availability, visit: Employee Housing.


For full consideration, applicants must complete the required online application prior to the priority screen date found at csumb.edu/jobs. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned.

CSUMB is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting University Personnel at (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura and Antle Family Memorial Library (map). All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.


CSUMB 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.


CSUMB is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment 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.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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