504835 - Career Coordinator (Student Services Professional II-Range A) (504835)

  • Cal State University (CSU) Fullerton
  • Fullerton, California
  • Sep 24, 2021
Full Time Education and Training Public Health

Job Description


Job Title

Career Coordinator


Student Services Professional II-Range A




Veteran's Resource Center


Student Retention

Salary Range

$4,304 - $6,120 per month

Appointment Type


Time Base


Work Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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 39,000 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 Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

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 the Position:
The Veterans Resource Center at California State University, Fullerton provides comprehensive services to military-connected students that support personal, academic, and professional success. We continuously engage with our students to meet them wherever they are and to guide them along their path toward success. We believe only through unity can we hope to meet the varied needs of our students, which is why our center is and will continue to be an inclusive space for all. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as a Career Coordinator (Student Services Professional II-Range A). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

Under guidance of the Director of the CSUF Veterans Resource Center (VRC), the Career Coordinator will support the VetForward program by providing career-related guidance on an individual or small group basis to military-connected students and alumni, including assistance with internships and employment. The Career Coordinator will provide career development and career guidance to students in a variety of settings and coordinate experiential education and career readiness in support of the VRC and Vetforward. Provides career information, and job search skills training to military-connected students including active duty, national/state guard, prior service members (veterans), and military families (spouses/children). Serves as a liaison between campus partners including, but not limited to, the CSUF Career Center and Center for Internships and Community Engagement (CICE), as well as off-campus local/regional employment organizations/resources. The Career Coordinator will also assist with planning, developing, and hosting employment-related events and programs, including job fairs, employment seminars, and site visits to companies/organizations interested in hiring military-connected students. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or the equivalent from an accredited four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public administration, business administration or a job-related field and two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or a related field. A master's degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience. Additional specialized and relevant experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

General knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational management, research, and interview techniques. Ability to interpret and apply program rules and regulations, obtain factual and interpretative information through interviews, and advise students individually and in groups on complex student-related matters. Ability to reason logically and use initiative in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements. 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 establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to acquire knowledge of campus procedures, activities, and of 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.

Preferred Qualifications

Equivalent of one year of progressively responsible experience in career and employment services. Experience working with the military-connected community, including active duty, national/state guard, prior service members (veterans), and military families (spouses/children). Knowledge of career counseling; methods and procedures for seeking professional employment; strong verbal, writing, proofreading, editing and communication skills; knowledge of resume, memorandum, application letter, and cover letter formats. Ability to establish and maintain accurate records and to organize work and meet deadlines. Demonstrated expertise in using office software packages, technology and systems to include Outlook, Word, Excel. Experience developing, planning, overseeing events and programs of various scales including, but not limited to, small workshops to large career fairs. Experience coordinating career education programs. Experience advising undergraduate students. Experience in career counseling, career advising, and career placement. Excellent communication, presentation, teamwork, and organizational skills.

Special Working Conditions

Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator

Additional Information

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 University's 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.

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).

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 https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hr.fullerton.edu

Closing Date/Time: October 21, 2021

Job Address

Fullerton, California 92831 United States View Map