Assistant Coordinator (Student Services Professional IB) (505015)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • Sep 24, 2021
Full Time Education and Training Public Health

Job Description

Description:

Position Summary

The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity is responsible for the coordination and development of student services and building the inclusive excellence of SDSU's staff and faculty at San Diego State University. Departments include, but not limited to, Assistant Deans for Student Affairs; Career Services; Center for Educational Partnerships, Outreach and Success; Communications Services; Counseling and Psychological Services; Educational Opportunity Programs and Ethnic Affairs; Financial Aid and Scholarships; Joan and Art Barron Veterans Center; New Student and Parent Programs; Office of the Student Ombudsman; Residential Education; Resource Management; Student Ability Success Center; Student Health Services; Student Life and Leadership; Student Rights and Responsibilities; Testing Services Office; Well-being & Health Promotion; Cultural Centers; and programming related to Inclusive Excellence.

Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity:

The Division works proactively to address systemic inequities through professional learning, community building, advocacy, policy recommendations and organizational structures, while facilitating an integrated vision and shared responsibility for prioritizing and advancing institutional goals. We aim to foster an affirming campus culture based on the core values of excellence, equity, diversity, belonging and inclusion through:

  • Recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who are reflective of the diverse student body and communities served by SDSU, and recruiting students who are representative of the rich diversity of the region and the world;

  • Fostering an environment that is welcoming, affirming, and empowering for students, faculty, staff and alumni of all backgrounds;

  • Enhancing the career and educational pathways of a diverse student body, the faculty and staff; and

  • Cultivating relationships with the local community that advance the well-being of diverse individuals and communities.

Position upholds the Student Affairs and Campus Diversity Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, specifically:

"The Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity acknowledges and honors the inherent value and dignity of all individuals by creating and nurturing a learning and working environment that affirms and leverages our community's diversity of traditions, heritages, perspectives, and experiences. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusive excellence designed to facilitate the personal and professional success, growth, development, and well-being of all members of our community. We manifest this commitment through our innovative, strategic and collaborative efforts to develop leaders who believe in and lead others toward practicing civility, mutual respect, and inclusion in our workplaces and society."

This position, under the direction of the Executive Director and Coordinator of Project Rebound, provides support to Project Rebound and the Center for Transformative Justice (CTJ). The Outreach Coordinator of Project Rebound supports innovative efforts to provide an integrated approach to identifying, developing, implementing, and evaluating programs and practices directed toward improving justice-involved student outreach and yield, academic success, leadership and professional development, inclusion and retention, and enrichment of the overall student experience. The Outreach Coordinator helps to support student assistants, assists with programs and events in the center, and contributes to CTJ operations.

This position will/may be called upon as a resource in responding to sensitive equity, crisis, and individualized issues as they relate to justice-involved students. This position will serve as a mentor and advisor to students and will work with interns and student assistants to design and deliver programs for graduate and/or undergraduate students, and University employees, to promote student success.

For more information regarding the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity, click here.

This is a full time (1.0 time-base) benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Education and Experience

Possession of the required knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of one year of experience in professional Student Services work at the entry trainee level. Equivalent amounts of graduate level job-related education may be substituted for the required 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • B.A. in Behavioral and Social Science related field.

  • Experience working with incarcerated and/or formerly incarcerated people; personal lived experience notably recognized.

  • Demonstrated ability to apply power, privilege, and inequity concepts to create safe working environments for minoritized students, faculty, and staff.

  • Experience participating in and leading movement(s) to create meaningful systemic change

  • Track record operating with an anti-oppression framework and an anti-deficit lens

  • Ability to understand and navigate a dynamic campus culture

  • Knowledge and experience working with varied and diverse populations of students

  • Competency in cross-cultural communication and dialogue practices

  • Experience in student advising

  • Willingness to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, with advance notice

  • Possesses leadership qualities such as: being proactive, vision, being a self-starter, positivity, and creativity

  • Ability to facilitate difficult dialogues, effectively listen to all points of view and build consensus

  • Demonstrated success working on teams and supporting colleagues on collaborative initiatives

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,796 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,796 - $5,369 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

SDSU COVID-19 Vaccine Policy

In accordance with the California State University systemwide policy and the Academic Professionals of California Union MOU, the individual hired into this position may voluntarily provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19. Alternatively, those who choose not to provide proof of vaccination will be considered unvaccinated and required to participate in SDSU's COVID-19 testing program. Proof of vaccination or COVID test results will be submitted through the university's secure online health portal. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of a two-shot vaccine or two weeks after the first dose of a single-shot vaccine.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on October 7, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by October 6, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

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.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. 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.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Noemi Bravo-Rojas at nbravorojas@sdsd.edu.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map