527135 - Assistant Director of Business Career Services (Student Service Professional IV)
California State University, Fullerton
Location: Fullerton, California
Internal Number: 4224789
527135 - Assistant Director of Business Career Services (Student Service Professional IV)
Classificaiton: Student Service Professional IV Department: Deans Office, College of Business and Economics Sub-Division: College of Business and Economics Salary Range: Classification Range $5,732 - $8,176 per month(Hiring range depending on qualifications, not anticipated to exceed $5,732 - $6,343 per month) Appointment Type: Ongoing Time Base: Full Time Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM; Friday 8:00 AM- 3:30 PM; Occasional early morning, evening, and weekend hours.
About CSUF: 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, 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.
Job Summary: 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 College of Business and Economics is committed to leading business education through the guiding principles of program quality, balancing theory and practice, and expanding our outreach and visibility. We create positive change by leveraging the curiosity, entrepreneurial spirit and diversity of our students. We inspire our students and other partners to transform the workforce through innovative, impactful instruction and research. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Assistant Director of Business Career Services (Student Service 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.
In collaboration with, and under the general direction of the Director of Business Careers, the Assistant Director of Business Careers at the College of Business and Economics at California State University, Fullerton (Cal State Fullerton) uses a career-readiness framework to develop and lead career advising practices and programs for new and continuing business students. Maintains a working knowledge of trends in career advising, career- readiness programming, internships, and employer relations outreach.
With guidance from the Director, the Assistant Director will take a lead role in overseeing the business career staff and student assistants with regards to career advising, employer outreach, policy and procedures. Leads direction, development and implementation of career advisor training, support, scheduling, and professional development of SSP level I, II and III staff members and student assistants. Provides some student advising, back-up support to advisors, and career related programming. Requires the ability to interpret complex policies and develops courses of action in response to complicated issues, particularly as it pertains to student populations, employers, and other internal or external stakeholders.
The Assistant Director will develop and coordinate projects and collaborate with campus partners and the community in support of student success initiatives, participating in college student success committees, and working collaboratively with a wide variety of administrative and academic departments throughout the college and university. Builds partnerships with Dean's office, Business Advising, Graduate Programs, departments, faculty, student organizations, and other units, such as the Center for Internships and Community Engagement, CSUF Career Center, etc.to develop career programing, internships, employer outreach, and support student success.
In collaboration with the Director, Assistant Director is responsible for the collection and analysis of department and college related data, using the analysis to provide career statistics, assessment of advising and programming, accreditation reports, and other department and college strategic initiatives. Performs other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications: 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.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree from an accredited four-year college or university. Knowledgeable with advising and coaching techniques; conflict resolution skills in order to resolve unique and difficult student challenges. Experience in leading staff. Demonstrated success in independently developing career success programming and events. Ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with students and employees at all levels throughout the institution.
Experience with learning management systems (e.g., Canvas), Handshake, VMock, etc. Experience with data analytics and technology tools as they relate to planning and data-driven program development and assessment. Successful prior experience in a career center in a college or university environment. Supervisory experience with exempt and/or hourly staff. Knowledge of Southern California Employment market.
Additional Information: 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.
The person holding this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting act and is required to comply with the requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.
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; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
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).
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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.