Classification: Student Services II Department Name: Early Outreach & Support Pgms Job Number: FP2019-669 Status: Priority Screening Deadline is November 15, 2019Position Is Open Until Filled Priority Screening Date: 11/15/2019 Recruitment Status: Open Until Filled
An 11-month (40 hrs/week) benefited position. Renewed annually depending upon continued grant funding. Two Openings.
The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is a non-profit institution that is related and affiliated to the California State University, Monterey Bay. The Corporation is a nonprofit 501 (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 purposes 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.
PROGRAMSUMMARY: The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is a federally funded educational project designed to assist migrant youth successfully transition to the university and complete the first year of study. CAMP is under the College Support Programs (CSP) within the umbrella of Early Outreach and Support Programs, under the division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services. The main objective of CAMP is to increase the university success of youth from migrant and low-income backgrounds. CSUMB-CAMP serves a minimum of 40 entering freshmen students each year and provides a comprehensive and intensive series of services and interventions aimed at increasing student persistence and degree completion.
POSITIONSUMMARY: Under the supervision of theCAMP Associate Director and the general direction of the Director of College Support Programs, the CAMP Advising and Recruitment Specialist is responsible for outreach and recruitment of low-income and first-generation migrant/seasonal college students as well as providing academic and career guidance to all CAMP participants. The Specialist will review confidential academic transcripts and evaluations and advise appropriate coursework pursuant to the student's academic goals. They will also assist with the CAMP summer bridge program.
ESSENTIALDUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following: Academic Advising - 50%
The CAMP Advising and Recruitment Specialist is responsible for assisting the Associate Director with general program planning and implementation, including but not limited to, academic and career guidance, in collaboration with on and off campus partners, during CAMP students' first year through graduation. Specialists are also responsible for assisting with planning and administering leadership cultural, and socially significant and relevant student events. Plan, coordinate and facilitate academic and career exploration activities including completion of Student Educational Plans (SEP) and providing participants with internship and scholarship information.
Hold regular advising appointments with CAMP participants on a monthly basis.
Maintain regular communication with CAMP participants and ensure student file and data system updates.
Assist in hiring, training, and supervising student staff.
Provide social, cultural and leadership workshops and activities for students.
Guide and support student's development of self-advocacy and institutional navigation skills of on and off campus resources.
Collect and maintain relevant program data.
Assist in writing and preparing reports, evaluations, proposals and other documents necessary for the continued funding and successful operation of the program.
Assist and collaborate with other CSUMB Student Support Programs to orient and enroll new and continuing students to the campus.
Maintain positive working relationship with other campus departments and offices
Recruitment - 50% The CAMP Advising and Recruitment Specialist is responsible for outreach and recruitment within the CSUMB tri-county service area to inform students, parents, and school personnel of CAMP and CSUMB general information. Outreach and recruitment efforts will include college admissions information, financial aid information and enrollment confirmation process to students and parents to ensure university matriculation. . Must be willing to travel. The mileage will be reimbursed
Facilitate CAMP program and college admissions presentations and financial aid workshops, and enrollment confirmation information to secondary school students and parents.
Liaison to community agencies, organizations, high schools, colleges, and non-profit programs within the CSUMB tri-county service area and beyond, to establish an extensive networking source for the purpose of identifying prospective students and accessing resources for migrant students.
Assist in parent outreach and parent conferences
Collaborate and establish partnerships with Migrant Education Program Regional Offices to identify and support prospective CAMP eligible students.
Represent the College Assistance Migrant Program at college and university fairs, middle school and high scool events, or other relevant outreach event. .
Meet weekly to discuss recruitment/admissions progress.
Handle sensitive and/or confidential documents and information where judgement and discretion are essential.
Ensure confidentiality of all program records and other sensitive information.
Attend workshops, conferences as deemed necessary.
Promote and maintain an atmosphere of excellent internal and external customer service.
Performs other duties as assigned.
PHYSICALWORKENVIRONMENT: 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:
Must come from or demonstrate a clear understanding of migrant or seasonal farm-working background. Possess excellent advisory and leadership skills that demonstrate sensitivity towards students background. Demonstrate working knowledge of the practices, procedures, and activities of programs serving migrant farmworker students, low-income populations.
Possess knowledge on all aspects of recruitment and admissions for post-secondary education. Strong interpersonal skills to develop and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships with faculty, staff, administrators, University Corporation personnel and agency representatives. Possess a working knowledge of best practices and strategies currently used in improving access and retention support to low-income and first-generation college students using an asset-based approach to building on the talents and strengths of each student; Working knowledge of college student developmental theories and practices; of the basic principles of individual and group behavior; of research and observation techniques for the purpose of recording, classifying, and interpreting factual information; of the techniques and methods of interviewing; of the basic principles, practices and major trends in academic advising.
Ability to rapidly acquire a working knowledge of the specific objectives of CAMP and its relationship to the total campus community; ability to interpret and apply program, campus, state, university rules and regulations. Ability to gather and analyze data; ability to reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations; ability to participate in and contribute to group meetings, conferences, and interviews; ability to present clear and concise information orally and in written reports. Ability to work effectively and interdependently in a diverse university environment. Ability to interpret and apply federal, state, and university policies and regulations pertaining to academic achievement. Ability to use initiative and resourcefulness in planning a students academic pathway, work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements. Ability to collect, compile, and evaluate academic transcripts and make verbal and written recommendations accordingly. Knowledge and understanding of Title V, E.O. 595, 665, 405, and CSUMB Admissions and Financial Aid policies. Fluency in using standard office software packages.
Education and Experience: Equivalent to a BA degree from an accredited college or university AND one year experience in areas related to college, pre-collegiate, college advising and/or retention, post-secondary academic advising and/or student academic services. Special emphasis shall be placed on relevant experience in academic advising and working with migrant students both at the sixth through twelfth grade and at the post-secondary level.
Weekend and evening work required as needed to coordinate and implement program goals and objectives. Demonstrated experience that clearly provides evidence of the knowledge and skills required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements identified above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Must have own transportation, valid drivers license, and insurance, and the ability to complete a web-based training in defensive driving. Must continue to meet the established driving standards as a condition of employment. This position handles sensitive and/or confidential documents and information where judgement and discretion are essential. Therefore, ensuring confidentiality of all program records and other sensitive information is required.
Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual (Spanish/English). Preferred writing and oral communication skills in both English and Spanish. Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the CSUMB Vision Statement and the core values of mutual respect, collaboration and service orientation, multiculturalism and diversity, community service and institutional excellence. Experience working with a diverse and multicultural population.
Special Conditions of Employment: 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. NOTE: 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 continued employment of current University Corporation employees who apply for the position.
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. This is an 11-month, benefited position. The hourly rate for this position is $22.85. This is a non-exempt position and as such is eligible for the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor StandardsAct. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits, contributory retirement plan, TSA (403b), 13 paid holidays per year and other benefits. University Corporation at Monterey Bay positions are at-will employment
The University Corporation at Monterey Bay also provides access to affordable campus housing, Employee Housing.
A completed online application and resume must be received by the University Corporation Human Resources by 5:00 p.m. on the priority screen date listed above to be guaranteed a review. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the Corporation.
Materials submitted become the property of University Corporation at Monterey Bay and will not be returned. University Corporation at Monterey Bay will not fax application materials. For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389, or TTD (800) 735 2929. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library (map) or our Student Service Center first floor ( map). For additional campus information visit CSUMB.edu. For information regarding the University Corporation visit CSUMB.edu/corporation.
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