Job no: 524157 Work type: Staff Location: Humboldt Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services, On-site (work in-person at business location)
PBLC Coordinator (2 Positions)
Place-Based Learning Communities
(Internal & CSU-wide APC Employees Only) Job # 524157 Close Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2023
At Cal Poly Humboldt, bold hearts and open minds shape the future.
Founded in 1913, Cal Poly Humboldt began as a small college for teachers. Today Humboldt has grown into a comprehensive university with rigorous science and liberal arts programs. Designated a polytechnic in 2022, Cal Poly Humboldt provides hands-on, impactful educational opportunities that lead to meaningful, measurable outcomes for the individual, for the state, and the world.
Cal Poly Humboldt is proud to have nearly 6,000 students of all backgrounds spread across 61 majors, 13 graduate programs, and 4 credential programs - all of whom contribute passion and creativity within their fields and set the stage for a future grounded in equity and sustainability. Hands-on learning, inspired teaching, ground-breaking research, and thought-provoking creative activity happen daily at Humboldt.
Finding a better future is a task for the bold and open, the down-to-earth and visionary. Cal Poly Humboldt strives to cultivate these qualities in leaders, innovators, and scholars in every field.
(Job #524157) Student Services Professional II, PBLC Coordinator, Salary Range: $4,610-$6,556 monthly. This is a full-time, benefited, exempt, 12-month pay plan permanent position with a one-year probationary period in Place-Based Learning Communities. This position comes with a premium benefits package that includes outstanding vacation, medical, dental, and vision plans, life insurance, voluntary pre-tax health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, a fee waiver education program, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), and 14 paid holidays per year. Additional benefits information can be found at https://hraps.humboldt.edu/employee-benefits. Please note that this is an internal recruitment open only to active, stateside, staff Humboldt State University Employees and CSU-wide APC employees only.
The PBLC Coordinator will work under the direction of the PBLC Director in collaboration with the PBLC faculty and various student support services to coordinate the activities of the student place-based learning communities (PBLC). The PBLC Coordinator will regularly make decisions within established parameters, regulations, and guidelines related to student organizations, groups, and individual students. They will lead the complex planning, organizing, and executing all logistics related to the 'Humboldt Immersion' experience, providing logistical support for all supportive programming, and collaborate closely with the Retention through Academic Mentoring Program, Clubs and Activities, Learning Center, Freshmen Orientation and the Educational Opportunity Program, and ResLife. The PBLC Coordinator will regularly participate in student-facing communications, supporting recruitment events and opportunities, updating outreach materials, and engaging current students in the learning communities throughout the academic year. The PBLC Coordinator is responsible for recruiting, hiring, and training all student employees in part time academic year positions, full time summer appointments, and short term Immersion assistants. This position aims to strengthen student connection and engagement with peers, the programs, and campus and community partners to improve student success.
Humboldt Immersion Planning
-Complex coordination within program area and with other program areas requiring expertise and creativity. This may include: -Collaborate with faculty, student support staff, and community members for all PBLC programs, with critical thought towards broad scale resource demand -Coordinate scheduling and strategically arrange resource needs for overlapping programming with various programs such as Educational Opportunity Program, Freshmen Orientation, and the Center for Teaching and Learning -Arrange and schedule all logistics (rooms, personnel, transportation, food, supplies) -Coordinate with participating faculty, student support personnel, and community partners -Hire, train, and supervise PBLC summer student staff
Academic Year Events
-Coordination with students, faculty and public to inform decisions impacting Student Services programs and activities. -Enhancing, reinforcing, and expanding upon campus and community engagement opportunities -Recruiting, training, and supervising student assistants. -Arranges and schedules all logistics (rooms, personnel, transportation, food, supplies) with extra-curricular and co-curricular student events and activities. -Hire, train, and supervise academic year student staff
Student Outreach and Engagement
-Critical analysis and revision of communication strategies. This may include: -Developing marketing & recruitment materials -Promotion of student programming on and off campus -Independently engaging prospective students, creatively resolving issues and responding to inquiries -Evaluating instructional content related to registration and orientation
-Navigate complex relationships with faculty groups to improve programming and assemble new working groups to design and scale programming to serve more students -Collaborating, fostering partnerships, and detailing fine scale integration with the Learning Center, Library, Housing, Advising, RAMP and other student support offices, and PBLC program Faculty. -Serves as primary contact for these departments, sharing relative information, collaborating on events and programming, and participating in broad scale planning committees, strategic working groups, search committees, etc.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Associated with this Position Include:
Working knowledge of the practices, procedures and activities of the program to which assigned; general knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational and program management. General knowledge of research and interview techniques; and of the principles of individual and group behavior.
Ability to interpret and apply program rules and regulations; use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements; obtain factual and interpretative information through interviews; reason logically; collect, compile, analyze and evaluate data and make verbal or written presentations based on these data; advise students individually and in groups on routine matters where required; recognize multicultural, multisexed and multiaged value systems and work accordingly; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a diverse faculty, CSU administrators, student organizations, private and public agencies and others in committee work, and student advising and community contacts; and, rapidly acquire a general knowledge of the overall operation, functions and programs of the campus to which assigned. Demonstrated ability to make decisions and carry through actions having implications with regard to other program or service areas Services Office.
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. A master's degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.
Experience working with Cal Poly Humboldt's Place-based Learning Communities or related student support services
Application Procedure: To apply, qualified candidates must electronically submit the following materials by clicking the Apply Now button:
Letter of Interest
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Contact information for at least three professional references
Application Deadline: The deadline to submit application materials is 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21. 2023.
Any inquiries about this recruitment can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or Cal Poly Humboldt's Human Resources Office at (707) 826-3626.
Cal Poly Humboldt sits on the traditional homelands of the Wiyot people in what is currently called Arcata, CA. The Wiyot people call the area Goudi'ni (over in the woods). Cal Poly Humboldt was the first campus in the California State University system to offer a stand-alone major in Native American Studies.
Cal Poly Humboldt is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.
Working in the state of California is a condition of employment for this position. Even if part or all of an employee's assignment can be performed remotely, the employee must maintain a permanent residence in the state of California. The employee must be able to accept on-campus work assignment, as assigned, and come to campus when needed.
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to email@example.com.
Cal Poly Humboldt hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. This position may be considered a 'Campus Security Authority', pursuant to the Clery Act, and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1107 a condition of employment.
CAL POLY HUMBOLDT IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS (e.g. H1-B VISAS)
Evidence of required degree(s), certification(s), or license(s) is required prior to the appointment date. Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check, employment verification, and education verification) is required for employment. Cal Poly Humboldt will issue a contingent offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or if it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Certain positions may also require a credit check, motor vehicle report, and/or fingerprinting through Live Scan service. Failure to satisfactorily complete or adverse findings from a background check may affect the employment status of candidates or continued employment of current CSU employees who are being considered for the position.
Cal Poly Humboldt is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state. Additional information about Cal Poly Humboldt can be found at www.humboldt.edu.
Cal Poly Humboldt is a Title IX/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, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Mandated Reporting: This position may be 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.
Additionally, all CSU staff and faculty receive training annually on their obligations in responding to and reporting incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence. You will be notified by email when you are required to take this mandated training.
Class Code: 3082 Publication Date: March 6, 2023
Advertised: 06 Mar 2023 Pacific Daylight Time Application Closes: 21 Mar 2023 Pacific Daylight Time
Cal Poly Humboldt is part of the 23-campus California State University system. We have a comprehensive arts and sciences curriculum, recognized nationally for its high academic quality. We are located 275 miles north of San Francisco in the town of Arcata, where approximately 5,800 students live and learn in one of the world's most beautiful places—near ancient redwood forests, mountains, and beaches. Humboldt County offers a range of businesses, services, and cultural activities/performances.