EOP Resilient Scholars Professional Pathways Assistant

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Northridge, CALIFORNIA
Deadline: Open until filled

Apply now Job no:539269
Work type:Staff
Categories:Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services, On-site (work in-person at business location)

CSUN strives to be a destination workplace, where everyone understands that they belong to a community that is vital in advancing student success and providing exemplary service to all stakeholders. We foster an environment of success, both for our students and our employees. We have a relentless passion for celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as being an employer of choice. You will also have the opportunity to realize your own personal goals and be recognized for the work you do, and enjoy the unique value the CSUN community can offer. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place. Learn more: https://www.csun.edu/about-csun .

Major Duties

Under the direct supervision of the EOP Associate Director, and the Lead EOP Resilient Scholars Senior Specialist, the EOP Resilient Scholars Professional Pathways Assistant is responsible for providing leadership for career services, graduate education, and student follow-up including providing career and graduate school case management services to EOP RSP students (undergraduate, graduate, and alumni) who were formerly in foster care. The incumbent is responsible for case management and assessment of their student’s job/internship, career, and post-bachelor degree graduate school education searches.

  • Works closely with the On-Campus EOP Career Counselor and the CSUN Career Center to ensure effective program organization and implementation.
  • Helps equip students with making career plans by facilitating awareness of their work-related interests, strengths, values, and understanding of the world of work; preparing students for finding suitable career-focused employment by enhancing their job search skills and capacity to express the relevance of strengths to employers; fostering relationships with the employer community to provide students with opportunities to develop professional skills, integrate academic learning from work, advocacy, and find jobs.
  • Provides case coordination/planning and referral follow-up; facilitation of career and internship workshops; assists with student follow-up and RSP event coordination; and programmatic development.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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  • 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.
  • Equivalent to one year of experience in professional Student Services work at the entry trainee level.
  • A Master's degree in a job-related field may be substituted for the required experience.
  • Experience working with adolescents, older adolescents, or young adults in a diverse setting; child welfare and/or foster care experience, knowledge of Los Angeles Area foster youth resources, and previous work with career development is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • General knowledge of the methods and problems of organization and program management; working knowledge of research and interviewing techniques; working knowledge of the principles of individual and group behavior; ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge of the organization, procedures, and activities of the specific campus to which the position is assigned; and working knowledge of the basic principles, practices and major trends in the Student Services field to which assigned.
  • Ability and specialized skills to: rapidly acquire a working knowledge of the specific objectives of the campus Student Services program and its relationship to the total campus operation; interpret and apply program rules and regulations; gather and analyze data; ability to reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations; present clear and concise information orally and in written reports; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, CSU administrators, student organizations and other private and public agencies.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

  • The university offers an excellent benefits package, including but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, retirement & savings, tuition waiver and more.
  • Classification: Student Services Professional IB / 3079 / 1
  • The anticipated HIRING RATE: $4269. The salary range for this classification is: $4269 - $6040 per month.
  • HOURS: Full Time; 40 hours per week; Monday through Friday. This position requires some late evenings and weekends.
  • This is a Regular position with a one-year probationary period. 
  • The individual hired for this role will physically work on-campus in Northridge. This is not a telecommute position. 

General Information

  • Applications received through (14 calendar days from posting date) will be considered in the initial review and the review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
  • This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
  • A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • The person holding 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 outlined in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
  • Per the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.
  • Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN online application. To apply and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers
  • The CSU recommends that faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities at any university location be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and that all individuals who access any in-person program or activity (on- or off-campus) operated or controlled by the University follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications and comply with other safety measures established by each campus.

Equal Employment Opportunity

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, nationality, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran or military status, and disability. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.

Advertised:May 15, 2024 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close:Open until filled

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