Job No: 529546 Work Type: Locations: San Diego Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Temporary, Full Time, Student Services, On-site (work in-person at business location)
The Community Services Specialist II will identify and engage in a variety of activities to include, but not limited to relationship-building with the College area community. This will be done through both driving and on-foot monitoring of the SDSU surrounding communities. This work will extend to all SDSU affiliated campuses including Mission Valley and Imperial Valley.
The Community Services Specialist II typically coordinates safety and parking for campus special events, conducts community service training in such areas as safety and crime prevention, and supports the public safety communications and records functions. They may also be involved in development of operational procedures and protocols in support of established policies surrounding campus and community standards.
This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before June 30, 2024, with the possibility of reappointment. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego.
The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity is responsible for the coordination and development of student services and building the inclusive excellence of SDSU's staff and faculty at San Diego State University. Departments include, but not limited to, Assistant Deans for Student Affairs; Career Services; Center for Educational Partnerships, Outreach and Success; Communications Services; Counseling and Psychological Services; Educational Opportunity Programs and Ethnic Affairs; Financial Aid and Scholarships; Joan and Art Barron Veterans Center; New Student and Parent Programs; Office of the Student Ombudsman; Residential Education; Resource Management; Student Ability Success Center; Student Health Services; Student Life and Leadership; Student Rights and Responsibilities; Testing Services Office; Well-being & Health Promotion; Cultural Centers; and programming related to Inclusive Excellence.
Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity
The Division works proactively to address systemic inequities through professional learning, community building, advocacy, policy recommendations and organizational structures, while facilitating an integrated vision and shared responsibility for prioritizing and advancing institutional goals. We aim to foster an affirming campus culture based on the core values of excellence, equity, diversity, belonging and inclusion through:
Recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who are reflective of the diverse student body and communities served by SDSU, and recruiting students who are representative of the rich diversity of the region and the world;
Fostering an environment that is welcoming, affirming, and empowering for students, faculty, staff, and alumni of all backgrounds;
Enhancing the career and educational pathways of a diverse student body, the faculty, and staff; and
Cultivating relationships with the local community that advance the well-being of diverse individuals and communities.
Position upholds the Student Affairs and Campus Diversity Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, specifically:
'The Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity acknowledges and honors the inherent value and dignity of all individuals by creating and nurturing a learning and working environment that affirms and leverages our community's diversity of traditions, heritages, perspectives, and experiences. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusive excellence designed to facilitate the personal and professional success, growth, development, and well-being of all members of our community. We manifest this commitment through our innovative, strategic, and collaborative efforts to develop leaders who believe in and lead others toward practicing civility, mutual respect, and inclusion in our workplaces and society.'
The Senior Associate Vice President for Campus Diversity reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity. The Senior Associate Vice President serves as a lead executive officer in the Division. The Senior Associate Vice President is responsible for the direction and coordination of department programs/personnel as designated by the Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Diversity. The incumbent represents the interests of the Division on a day-to-day basis at the sub-Cabinet level and is responsible for the promotion of student development through a program of co-curricular activities and services to students. The Senior Associate Vice President is also responsible for the quality of the campus social, cultural, and educational environment and the student services that enhance the University's academic programs and the intellectual and personal development of students on the San Diego State University campus.
The mission of the Office for Restorative Practices (ORP) is to continuously develop and implement strategies that strengthen the San Diego State University (SDSU) community by promoting connectedness and belonging on campus. As a community-engaged office based in the university, the ORP will also facilitate connection, transform conflict, and enable relationships between the university, our students,' and our neighboring communities.
The purpose of the Office for Restorative Practices (ORP) is to provide relational, intentional, and guided community interventions and resources with a focus on meditation and restorative practices at San Diego State University. The staff in ORP will address a myriad of issues with the SDSU community by evaluating, designing, and developing specific restorative approaches to address identified needs.
For more information regarding the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity department, click here.
Education and Experience
Entry to the first level within this classification requires high school level reading and writing abilities and possession of a California Driver's License. The nature of the duties may also require successful completion of a background check, physical and psychological exam. Knowledge of and the ability to learn how to use the applicable public safety related equipment and systems are essential.
High school diploma or equivalent and three to six months related experience would normally achieve these entry qualifications.
Must be able to perform extensive standing, driving, walking.
Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% - 80% of the time, while frequently moving around the campus and the local community.
Must be able to operate a motor vehicle.
Effective communication skills and ability to effectively address a group of stakeholders from different backgrounds.
Respect and sensitivity towards cultural differences.
Valid State of California driver's license or the ability to obtain one within 10 days of hire
Successful verification of the employee's driving record upon appointment
Proof of adequate insurance coverage upon appointment
Completion of the SDSU defensive driver training program upon appointment
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $3,441 per month.
Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,441 - $5,402 per month.
Diversity and Community at SDSU
At SDSU, our diversity gives us power and benefits every single member of our community.
Through our commitment to equity and inclusion, we encourage all members of our community to purposefully learn from one another through open and respectful dialogue and responsible engagement. For more information, click here.
At San Diego State University, we are a community of diverse individuals who have and represent many perspectives, beliefs, and identities. This diversity lends our community strength, and we commit to creating and sustaining an inclusive and intellectually vibrant environment that benefits all members of our university.
SDSU's Principles of Community is an aspirational statement that is intended to evolve over time. The statement reflects the ideals we are encouraged to uphold in our interactions with one another.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on August 21, 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by August 20, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.
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.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. SDSU 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 SDSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.
SDSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers all qualified candidates for employment and does not discriminate 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 military and veteran status, or any other protected characteristic or status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who request an accommodation by contacting Pang Thao at email@example.com.
Advertised: Aug 07, 2023 (9:00 AM) Applications Close: Open until filled
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