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Under general supervision, EOP Resilient Scholars Program Senior Specialist is responsible for the day to day assessment, planning, coordination, monitoring and facilitation of the Milt and Debbie Valera EOP Resilient Scholars Program (RSP), which is responsible for over 50 resilient scholars and provides outreach services to nearly 400 foster youth. The incumbent supports, advocates and facilitates the mission of California State University, Northridge (CSUN), EOP and the RSP, by discharging responsibilities that promote and encourage foster youth and/or historically low income and educationally disadvantaged students, to seek higher educational opportunities especially at CSUN and EOP.
• Collect data and prepare reports to give program updates to the Associate Director of EOP, and will assist in the preparation of grant proposals for additional funding opportunities.
• Assist the Associate Director with the development and administration of overall program assessment, analysis, training and facilitation of the decision-making processes.
• Assist the Associate Director in monitoring the overall RSP budget; includes; but is not limited to, all program funds, endowments, and donations to ensure proper spending in accordance with the manner to which they have been designated.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
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• Equivalent to four years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience which includes experience in advising students individually and in groups, and in analysis and resolution of complex student services problems.
• Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field. A Master's degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work or a job-related field may be substituted for one year of professional experience.
• Upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing and conflict resolution where such are job related, is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
• Expert knowledge of the policies, procedures and practices of the program area to which assigned or the ability to quickly acquire such knowledge.
• Working knowledge of the policies, practices and activities of Student Services programs outside the program to which immediately assigned.
• Ability to carry out very complex assignments without detailed instructions; ability to advise students individually or in groups on varied and complex matters.
• Ability to determine the appropriate course of action and proper techniques to utilize while engaged with individuals and groups in personal interactions of a sensitive nature
• Ability to reason logically and analyze and solve organizational and operating problems of one or several program areas; ability to plan, coordinate and initiate actions necessary to implement administrative or group decisions or recommendations.
• Ability to analyze and define complex organizational, policy or procedural problems, collect and evaluate data, draw valid conclusions and project consequences of various alternative courses of action.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
• The university offers an excellent benefits package, including but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, retirement & savings, tuition waiver and more.
• Classification: 3086 / SSP-IV
• The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $5351 - $6834, dependent upon qualifications and experience. The salary range for this classification is: $5351 -$7633 per month.
• HOURS: Full Time; 40 hours per week; Monday through Friday; may include evenings and weekends.
• REG: This is a Regular position with a one-year probationary period.
• Applications received through September 20,2021 will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
• This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
• A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
• The person holding this position may be 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.
• Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers
Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
Los Angeles, California