Coordinator, College Corps
Department Name: Service Learning Institute
Job Number: FP2022-806
Status: Open Until FilledOpen Until Filled
Priority Screening Date: 06/29/2022
Recruitment Status: Open Until Filled
This position is dependent upon grant funds. Current funding expires July 31, 2023, with prospects for renewal.
The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is a nonprofit institution that is related and affiliated to the California State University, Monterey Bay. The Corporation is a nonprofit 5Ol (3) public benefit corporation that is a recognized auxiliary organization of California State University and was established in July 1994. The Corporation's mission is to further the educational purpose of the University. The University Corporation's mission is to further the educational purposes of the University. The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is an equal opportunity employer and committed to building a pluralistic university by hiring personnel with competencies and experience related to the regional and State population. The Corporation is committed to a standard of excellence in the services it provides and in the quality of work expected of its employees.
PROGRAM SUMMARY:The CSUMB College Corps is part of a statewide initiative to support the next generation of leaders while reducing the cost of college for low to modest income students and students of color. Our goal is to develop, mentor, train, and inspire future transformative community leaders through a year of service and mentorship. This program will support 60 -70 College Corps Fellows who will contribute 450 hours over an academic year in exchange for $10,000 in educational support. Most Fellows will work in K12 settings to support youth in civic engagement, academic support, and social emotional growth. Building on the model of service learning at CSUMB, the College Corps program seeks to develop future community leaders who: understand their own identities; act with compassion and cultural competence; analyze complex social issues; and develop the collaborative skills to work toward equity.
POSITION SUMMARY:Under the direction of the Principal Investigators, the College Corps Coordinator is responsible for the planning and administration of the CSUMB College Corps program. During the planning phase, this position is responsible for recruiting and selecting the Fellows, developing the program, revising the budget, creating partnerships, and developing the processes and procedures for the program. They are responsible for fiscal management, contract management, community partner management, Fellow support (on-boarding, training, mentoring), collaboration with university partners, and representing the College Corps program at the university, community, and state levels.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include. but are not limited to. the following:
- Coordinate and develop the programs of the CSUMB College Corps
- Supervise College Corps staff, including AmeriCorps VIPs, student staff, and/or College Corps mentors
- Manage and coordinate the recruitment, selection, supervision, and evaluation of the College Corps Fellows
- Provide mentorship of 30 - 35 College Corps Fellows, providing one on one meetings at least three times per semester
- Co-lead the program development and planning phase of the project, alongside faculty and community partners
- Collaborate with and provide support for College Corps faculty, school site administrators, counselors, teachers, and school site coordinators at the school sites
- Plan and implement training for College Fellows, including orientation, site specific training, professional development, reflection activities, and closure activities
- Recommend and implement modification to systems, policies, and procedures regarding College Corps activities and services in the grant and at the school site.
- Perform administrative duties including tracking Fellows' hours, budget management, coordinating onboard processes including background checks and TB testing, facilitating subcontracts with partners, payments to faculty and consultants
- Along with the school districts, develop and implement evaluation measures to assess the impact of the program using the guidelines of California Volunteers, AmeriCorps, and CSUMB specific measures
- Oversee and implement group engagement processes for College Corps Fellows including social media, email, regular meetings, engagement on MyRaft
- Support Fellows in planning conferences and developing workshops
- Coordinate with Consortium member campuses about regional conferences
- Coordinate the documentation of files of all correspondence, reports, procedures, and presentations related to the College Corps program
- Develop outreach materials, including newsletters and a social media strategy
- Communicate clearly and effectively with individuals and groups of varying ages and cultural backgrounds to disseminate information, resolve problems, and clarify solutions
- Handle sensitive and/or confidential documents and information where judgment and discretion are essential.
- Collaborate with Service Learning Institute activities and programs by attending staff meetings, participating in outreach events, and contributing to the programs of the Institute
- Represent the CSUMB College Corps program at university functions and at statewide and national meetings
- Establish procedures and policies with community partners
- Supervise AmeriCorps VIP members, including holding regular meetings, evaluation, completion of AmeriCorps documents
- Develop and maintain community partnerships with K12 districts and other community partners
- Develop training for K12 supervisors on timesheets and evaluations
- Oversee, supervise, and evaluate the school site teams in two school districts to develop and implement a smoothly functioning process
- Establish procedures and policies for coordinating with University Corporation, Financial Aid, Advising, Student Leadership in Service Learning Program, Service Learning Institute, CSUMB service learning faculty, Basic Needs, and other university partners
- Establish procedures for background checks for AmeriCorps, TB tests, mileage reimbursements, stipend dispersal
- Liaison with CSUMB service learning College Corps faculty about evaluation, course content, Fellow progress, training
- Supervise peer mentors
- Perform other duties as assigned
PHYSICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT
- This is a hybrid position
- Work Location: 70% main campus, 30% from home
- Adequate internet connection and ergonomically sound and quiet workspace required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; to verbally communicate to exchange information; and to occasionally travel to other offices or locations to attend meetings or to pick up or deliver materials.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- General knowledge of the principles, practices and strategies currently used to support retention and leadership skills of low-income, first-generation students
- Ability to develop administrative procedures for a new program, managing multiple directives from federal, state, and university entities
- Knowledge of service learning, experiential education, and/or civic engagement practices for building reciprocal university-community partnerships
- Ability to supervise professional staff and/or student staff
- Ability to gather and analyze data; ability to reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations
- Ability to determine appropriate courses of action and proper techniques to utilize while engaged in sensitive situations
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, staff, student, and community organizations, and other private and public agencies
- Ability to work effectively and interdependently in a diverse environment
- Ability to coordinate and oversee groups of students especially on community visits, excursions, or conference travel
- Ability to use initiative and resourcefulness in planning trainings, retreats, professional development, work assignments
- The ability to multi-task, prioritize responsibilities, and meet deadlines
- The ability to work both independently and within a team and collaborate on projects
- Ability to present clear and concise information orally and in written reports
- Demonstrated information and technical literacy
- Ability to communicate effectively with faculty, community partners, students, university staff, and California Volunteers Leadership team
- Experience with personal computers including word-processing, spreadsheet, databases, querying software, and email applications.
- Demonstrated experience that clearly provides evidence of the knowledge and skills required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Education and Experience:
- A bachelors degree from an accredited college
- Two years of professional level experience in student success, community outreach, and/or service learning
- Working experience with first-generation, low-income youth and/or college students
- A Masters degree or advanced coursework in Education, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Ethnic Studies, or directly related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.
- Strong communication and organizational skills
- Demonstrated ability to interact successfully with a variety of constituencies including K12 community partners, faculty, and college personnel.
- Proven experience with service learning, experiential education, and/or civic engagement
- A working knowledge of best practices in student-oriented success and mentorship
- Experience and knowledge of success practices with undocumented students and AB540 eligible students
- Experience in program development, program evaluation, grants management
- An understanding and analysis of challenges that impact first-generation college students and low-income students and how to develop leadership potential
- Experience in planning and facilitation training for students, staff, faculty and/or community partners
- Ability to work collaboratively with educators and administrators in K12 settings, community partners in nonprofits, faculty, and university partners
- Strong leadership, teambuilding, and group facilitation skills
- Skills in recruitment, social media, and outreach
- Skills in event planning, storytelling, use of creative arts in reflection
- Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills utilizing tact and diplomacy
- Demonstrated ability to increase representation, voice, and equitable treatment of underrepresented students, staff, faculty, and/or community groups and to advance the university goals of equity, diversity, and inclusion.
- Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the CSUMB Founding Vision Statement and the core values of mutual respect, collaboration and service orientation, multiculturalism and diversity, community service and institutional excellence.
Special Conditions of Employment:
Must be willing and able to travel in-state to attend regional conferences with Fellows.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.A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the University Corporation. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current University Corporation employees who apply for the position.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.The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position is required to maintain confidentiality as outlined in the Department of Educations Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Californias Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.Please note: University Corporation employment is separate and distinct from CSU Monterey Bay or State of California employment. University Corporation employees are not employees of either CSUMB or of the state of California. All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S. The University Corporation is not a sponsoring agency for any positions. University Corporation at Monterey Bay positions are "at-will" employment. CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.The campus leadership has committed the resources needed to achieve an engaged, safe, and in-person experience. The health and safety of our community remain our highest priority, and we are confident that existing public health measures provide for a safe environment capable of delivering a complete college experience on the CSUMB campus. Being an Otter means caring for each other and doing your part to protect your community.All CSUMB/University Corporation employees must be fully vaccinated, including booster (when eligible), against COVID-19, unless they are exempt from this requirement because an exemption has been granted based on a medical contraindication or sincerely held religious beliefs. Fully vaccinated means that an individual has received all recommended doses of a COVID-19 vaccine that has received Emergency Use Authorization or full approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and that it has been at least two weeks since the final recommended dose. All students, faculty, and staff who have not been vaccinated and received a booster must test weekly beginning February 4, 2022.See: The California State University COVID-19 Vaccination PolicyIn 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.Sensitive Positions - 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
- authority to commit financial resources of the university through contracts greater than $10,000 access to, or control over, cash, checks, credit cards, and/or credit card account information responsibility or access/possession of building master or sub-master keys for building access; access to controlled or hazardous substances
- 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
- control over campus business processes, either through functional roles or system security access
- This position is required to comply with confidentiality requirements outlined in the Department of Educations Family Educational Rights and Privacy and Californias Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.
- This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA). The position is required to participate in training at the direction of the Clery Director and must also promptly report allegations of reportable crimes according to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, its accompanying regulations; the California State Education Code, Chapter 15.5, of the Donahoe Higher Education Act, Section 67380; and the California State University system-wide policy, Code EO 1107. CSAs are employees whose job duties fall into one of the following categories:
- Work in campus police or security department
- Are responsible for campus security
- Are designated as the contact for reporting criminal offenses
- Have significant responsibility for student and campus activities
- Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the Universitys liability coverage.
- May require occasional evenings and/or weekend work.
Compensation and Benefits:
The University Corporation is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students, and the customers we serve. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring departments fiscal resources. Classification: Grade 4, Staff. The annual salary range for this position is $62,400-$65,000. This is an exempt position and as such is not eligible for the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The Corporation offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits, contributory retirement plan, TSA (403b), and other benefits. Please review our benefits guide for details about sick time, vacation, and holidays.The University Corporation at Monterey Bay also provides access to affordable campus housing: https://csumb.edu/corporation/employee-housing Although CSUMB is in a high-cost housing area, Schoonover Park rental homes are affordably priced. Monthly rent rates include cable television, garbage service, and sewer. Convenient floorplans, attractive interior appointments, and numerous community amenities make Schoonover Park Rental Homes an exceptional value. Schoonover Park is near the main campus, yet a tranquil world away. The community lies nestled in the secluded beauty of rolling coastal hills three miles east of campus. Living in one of the most desirable areas of California, you will enjoy the natural splendor and cultural abundance of the Monterey Peninsula. Quality of life begins with your home in Schoonover Park and extends through every aspect of your California coastal lifestyle. https://www.schoonoverparkapartments.com
How to Apply:
To apply, visit https://csumb.peopleadmin.com/postings/6867
All prospective applicants must apply online. You must complete the entire application for submission. We only accept applications for the open positions listed. Please do not fax or mail in a printed version of the electronic applications or a resume in lieu of an application. If you are having difficulty applying or need assistance, please call (831) 582-3389. All positions are open until filled. The completed online application and resume must be submitted by 5:00 pm PST on the priority screening date. Applications received after this date will be reviewed at the discretion of the Corporation.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The Corporation is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action employer seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. We value and celebrate diversity in all its forms and strive to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. We consider qualified applicants for employment for their anticipated contributions and 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.
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