STEM Career Awareness and Preparation Program Coordinator - Administrative Analyst/Specialist Exempt I (Temporary through June 3 (500637)

  • Cal State University (CSU) East Bay
  • Hayward, California
  • Nov 28, 2021
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support Project Management

Job Description


Salary and Benefits

The starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $3,897.00/month to $5,474.00/month.

Cal State East Bay offers a broad range of benefits that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement (CalPERS), 401k, 457, 403(b), dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, life insurance, vacation and sick, 13 paid holidays, one personal holiday and tuition fee waiver.

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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 sustainability.

About the Position

The STEM Career Awareness and Preparation (CAP) Program Coordinator will coordinate and lead activities and collaborative projects to expose and prepare Cal State East Bay students and high school students across the region to pathways that can lead to careers with STEM companies. Many students across many majors are engaged in studies that can lead to a career at a STEM company, yet need guidance to identify possible specific career goals and pathways to achieve these goals. The CAP Program Coordinator will collaborate with faculty and administrators at the university and in the K-12 system, STEM companies, and others to build and sustain programs to support students and families in developing a broad understanding of possible careers in STEM companies through workshops, site visits, career panels, internships, and other related activities. The CAP Program Coordinator will also collaborate to develop and facilitate activities to support students in developing written and oral communications skills and documents necessary to promote themselves for internship and employment opportunities. Finally, the CAP Program Coordinator will coordinate communication to promote the wide array of career-themed activities already available on the CSUEB campus and increase student participation.

This is a temporary, full-time position through June 30, 2022, with the possibility of reappointment.


Develop, expand, and maintain professional communication with STEM business leaders to build partnership and recruit participation in career exploration activities.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with industry and business representatives to develop partnerships that lead to business support and participation in career awareness and preparation activities for CSUEB and high school students.

Expand and develop programs for CSUEB students to explore and prepare for careers in STEM industries, which includes:
  • In partnership with faculty and staff, develop and facilitate activities such as site visits, career panels, professional talks, internships, etc., to provide students opportunities to learn about different careers and career pathways.
  • Develop and facilitate professional communication workshops for students to develop and improve resumes and cover letters, and to practice interview skills with the overall goal to prepare them to successfully apply for internships and employment.

Coordinate communication of career awareness and preparation activities to CSUEB students
  • Publish monthly newsletter of events and activities
  • Collaborate with departments to list events they sponsor
  • Maintain active list of participating students

In collaboration with CSUEB MESA Director, expand and develop programs for high school students across the region to explore careers in STEM companies and build educational goals to prepare for careers.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM discipline (e.g. B.S. in Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Computer Science or related field)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams teams

Minimum Qualifications

Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.

Preferred Skills and Knowledge
  • Master's Degree in a STEM discipline
  • Knowledge of STEM business job market and requirements for employment
  • 1 or more years work experience in post-secondary education

Condition(s) of Employment

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 the position.

All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate. LiveScan is conducted through the University Police Department.

EEO Statement

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 body.

Other Information

Initial screening of applications will begin on June 8, 2021.

All California State University campuses, including Cal State East Bay, are smoke and tobacco-free. For more information, please visit our website at

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:


Cal State East Bay is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or Management positions.

Mandated Reporter

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 and questions may be sent to

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Hayward, California 94542 United States View Map