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Coordinator, Early Assessment Program

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Department: Strat Plan,Enroll,Mgmt,Innovat
Work type: Staff
Location: Stanislaus - Turlock
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Education Support Professionals, Student Services

    • Position Summary
    • (Classified as:  Student Services Professional III)

      Full-time position available on or after February 3, 2020 Admissions & Outreach Services.

      Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Admissions and Outreach Services, the Early Assessment Program (EAP) Coordinator performs highly complex interpretation of State and Chancellor's Office (CO) rules and regulations regarding Multiple Measures and Graduation Initiatives. The incumbent advises students, high schools, school districts, and administrators in the regional areas of Stanislaus, Merced, San Joaquin, Mariposa, Tuolumne, Calaveras counties on the Early Assessment Program, the new California assessment for Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), and Multiple Measures. The EAP Coordinator works collaboratively with Stanislaus State offices and programs that conduct outreach activities in secondary schools; coordinates meetings and develops strategies to encourage high schools to identify and inform students of these programs; monitors their progress and evaluates the effectiveness of the program through quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods; reviews and evaluates educational issues driven by the California State University (CSU) and other state departments and agencies that impact K-12 education; provides activities, individual and group counseling, workshops, and incentives in coordination with the high schools and Stanislaus State faculty, assisting students in strengthening their skills, with an emphasis on preparation in Math and English. The EAP Coordinator also serves as a resource to students, faculty, high schools and community colleges; collaborates and partners with community organizations to help meet the program goals; attend relevant meetings throughout the Stanislaus State service region and CSU Chancellor’s Office. Serves on Stanislaus Futures as a team lead to improve college and Career Readiness outcomes in Stanislaus County. Serves on the SCOE mathematics team to improve professional development and initiatives as they relate to EO 1110 and Multiple Measures. In addition, the EAP Coordinator develops and produces promotional and marketing materials and monitors and updates the EAP website. Incumbent will provide overall leadership and coordination for the EAP and has broad responsibility for planning, organizing and prioritizing work.


       

    • Job Duties
    • Duties include but are not limited to:
      • Establish and maintain direct contact with high school counselors and teachers and collaborate to identify students who are “Condtionally Ready, Not Yet Ready, or not Ready” based on the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress/CAASP scores and ensure the high school’s involvement, including coordinating the receipt and interpretation of test scores, ensuring district test administrators receive scores and provide them to high school counselors and then students on a timely basis.
      • Implement the Chancellor’s Office Executive Order 1100 and expanding Multiple Measures, including HS GPA, Math GPA, and senior year approved coursework.
      • Interpret and communicate new placement policies.
      • Develop and communicate Multiple Measures to high school students, incoming freshmen, counselors, and administrators.
      • Serve on GI 2025 Academic Preparation and Achievement work group.
      • Create professional development training for high schools and teachers that want to adopt new mathematics and quantitative reasoning courses.
      • Conduct College Readiness presentations at local regional high schools.
      • Publicize and communicate the purpose and value of College Readiness to area high schools including advising and connecting directly with administrators, teachers and counselors. Send out EAP and College Readiness communications via email (newsletters) to keep high schools informed of any EAP changes. Serve as a liaison and represent EAP regionally and state-wide.
      • Provide high schools with options for students in their senior year that will increase college readiness and review high school senior activities to ensure that the standards are aligned with CSU placement standards
      • Attend College nights, college fairs, and community events and speak to attendees about College Readiness.
      • Evaluate the effectiveness of the program through quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods and make necessary recommendations to EAP/Early Start Advisory Committee.
      • Develop and Monitor program budget to ensure expenditures are appropriate.
      • Communicate with campus departments including Admissions & Outreach Services, Enrollment Services, Test Center, and Institutional Research, providing them with any EAP updates/changes
      • Track students and prepare campus/CSU system EAP reports.
      • Provide leadership support and College Readiness trainings to the AOS unit and assist with the understanding of College Readiness/EAP goals and plans of action for outreach activities.
      • Coordinates ERWC and math certification workshops for high school teachers every semester and monitors college readiness indicators at CSU Stanislaus, and conducts studies of the effectiveness of the Early Assessment Program.
      • Coordinate the annual EAP Partner Breakfast for local HS and district-wide administrators and counselors.
      • Establish and maintain a relationship with district and high school administrators to ensure that they have a clear understanding of the goals, policies, and procedures related to College Readiness/EAP and CAASPP.
      • Lead and facilitate monthly College Readiness/EAP team advisory meetings which include Math and English Dept. faculty and testing coordinator.
      • Coordinate the receipt of test scores with enrollment services and document content readiness on PeopleSoft.
      • Develop/Create/Maintain College Readiness/EAP webpage and update content with EAP related information.
      • Serves on multiple community teams as the Stanislaus State representative (Stan Futures, Cradle to Career).
      • Serve as the liaison to the Stanislaus County Office of Education and local school disctricts.
      • Assist with Outreach Events (Open House, Warrior Welcomes, CLYC, Partner Breakfasts, WACAC, and CSU Counselor Conference) coordination and provide EAP table with early admissions reviews.
      • Maintains current knowledge of University courses, majors, prerequisites, general education, graduation requirements, procedures, rules and regulations, and other student services including financial aid and scholarship opportunities.
      • Attends training sessions and professional development conferences and meetings.
      • Lead and train EAP student staff/ambassadors and coordinate their presentation schedules, time-sheets, and other student staff duties.
      • Other duties as assigned.

       

    • Minimum Qualifications
    • Education:  Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field, including or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution where such are job-related.

      Experience: Equivalent of three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. (A master’s degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the three years of experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional career or personal counseling.)

    • Preferred Qualifications

      • Demonstrated effective time management and organizational skills.
      • Ability to work an adjusted schedule (evenings and weekends) as required.
      • Knowledge of CSU admission requirements and policies.
      • Excellent public speaking skills.
      • Knowledge and extensive experience utilizing a personal computer and software applications for work processing, spreadsheets, database management, internet communications and electronic calendaring systems.
      • Bilingual – English and Spanish.
    • Required Qualifications
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      • General knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational and program management.
      • General knowledge of research and interview techniques
      • Ability to interpret and apply program rules and regulations.
      • Ability to use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements.
      • Ability to obtain factual and interpretive information through interviews.
      • Ability to reason logically; ability to collect, compile, analyze and evaluate data and make verbal or written presentation based on these data.
      • Ability to recognize multicultural, multi-sexed and multi-aged value systems and work accordingly.
      • Demonstrated ability to make decisions and carry through actions having implications with regard to other program or service areas.
      • Thorough knowledge of the principles of individual and group behavior.
      • General knowledge of the principles, practices and trends of the Student Services field as well as general knowledge of the policies, procedures, activities and practices of the program area to which assigned.
      • General knowledge of individual counseling techniques.
      • General knowledge, or the ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge, of the overall operation, functions, programs, organizational procedures, and activities of the campus.
      • Working knowledge of student services programs outside the program to which immediately assigned.
      • 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 determine appropriate courses of action and proper techniques to utilize while engaged with individuals in personal interactions of an argumentative or sensitive nature.
      • Ability to interpret and evaluate descriptions and explanations of problems brought forward by individuals or student organizations, analyze and define the problem, draw valid conclusions and project consequences of various alternative courses of action.
      • Ability to carry out a variety of professionally complex assignments without detailed instructions.
      • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals to include faculty, CSU administrators, student organizations, and other private and public agencies and others in committee work, and student advising and community contacts.
    • License or Certifications

      • Valid California driver's license.
    • Salary Range
    • $4,691 - $6,683 per month plus excellent paid benefits.  (Anticipated salary will be $4,691 - $5,395 per month, depending on the qualifications of the successful finalist.)
    • Compensation & Benefits
    • Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. Link to Benefits Summary: Academic Support (Unit 4)
    • How to Apply
    • To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed Stanislaus State online employment application, cover letter, and resumé. Applications are accepted electronically only.  Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration.  To apply online, please click the “Apply Now” button on this page.
    • Application Deadline
    • OPEN UNTIL FILLED; SCREENING TO BEGIN JANUARY 27, 2020. (Applications received after the screening date will be considered at the discretion of the university.)
    • Criminal Background Clearance Notice
    • Satisfactory completion of a background check (which includes checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records; and may include motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) 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.
    • Additional Information
    • Campus & Area

      California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion – one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.

      Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West’s No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

      Clery Act Disclosure

      Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the annual security report (ASR), is now available for viewing at https://www.csustan.edu/annual-campus-security-report. The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Stanislaus State for the previous three years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the office of the Clery Director located at One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382.

      Equal Employment Opportunity

      The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.  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, revised 7/21/17, as a condition of employment.

      Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351.  California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD.  As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool.  Please consider completing the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be shared with the search committee) at:  https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/sec503/Self_ID_Forms/VoluntarySelf-ID_CC-305_ENG_JRF_QA_508c.pdf.

      CSU Stanislaus hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.  In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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    • The individuals who appear to be the best qualified for this position will be contacted by telephone or email for an interview.

      INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

       

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