494048 - Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, Tuffy's Graduation Scholars (Student Services Professional IV)
Classificaiton: Student Services Professional IV Department: Assistant Deans Sub-Division: Student Retention Salary Range: $5,351 - $7,633 per month (Anticipated hiring salary is $5,351 per month) Appointment Type: Ongoing Time Base: Full-Time Work Schedule: Monday Friday, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
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 Californias 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.
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 Office of Student Retention is focused on persistence and graduate rates of students, aiming to empower Titans in the process of matriculation. At first glance, professional growth and academic success are the focuses of this area, yet it is more about the relationships that are developed to foster such success. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, Tuffy's Graduation Scholars (Student Services Professional IV). 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.
The Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, Tuffy's Graduation Scholars (TGS) works in collaboration with the Executive Director for Retention Initiatives to integrate and deliver comprehensive student support programs and services and is an integral part of student success. The Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, TGS, designs and coordinates programs that will engage a unique population of students, promote access and retention, enhance student development, enrich the academic environment, and supports the student's pathway toward degree completion. Recommends University and college-wide student services; coordinates program student services; designs and implements student service assessment plans, including co-curricular programs and contributions to a wide variety of initiatives that support the local, division-wide, and university strategic plans; and contributes to campus and off-campus presentations and publications. Tuffy's Graduation Scholars is a baccalaureate completion program designed to increase student success and time to degree. The program is based on the CSU system Chancellor's Office Graduation Initiative and best practices to assist students in successful, timely graduation. The Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, TGS, is responsible for the recruitment/selection of students, connecting scholars to campus resources, and collaborating across campus in support of TGS' personal, academic, and professional success. The program is within the Division of Student Affairs under the direction of the Executive Director of Retention Initiatives and the Department of Assistant Deans for Student Affairs, in collaboration with the Division of Academic Affairs, Division of Information Technology, the Office of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness, Student Success Centers/Teams, and several other campus partners. The Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, TGS, reports to the Executive Director, Retention Initiatives. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelors degree or the equivalent from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field plus upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution. Four years of professional student services work experience including experience advising students individually and in groups, as well as the analysis and resolution of complex student services problems. A masters degree from an accredited college or university in counseling, clinical psychology, social work or a job related field may be substituted for one year of professional experience. A doctoral degree from an accredited college or university and the appropriate internship or clinical training in a relevant field may be substituted for two years of professional experience.
General knowledge of the problems and methods of public administration, including organizational, personnel, and fiscal management. Knowledge of advanced statistical and research methods. 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 advise students individually and in groups on complex student-related matters. Ability to complete assignments without detailed instructions. 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.
Education and/or experience in communication strategies, marketing, social media campaigns, and graphic design. Grant and proposal writing, grant management, and donor relations. Experience with budget and resource management.
Special Working Conditions:
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 Universitys 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).
Hiring Preference: Occasional early morning, evening and weekend hours. Application Deadline:
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and approximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.