Posted: Mar 29, 2024

Residential Engagement Specialist (Student Services Professional I)

Application Deadline: N/A

Residential Engagement Specialist (Student Services Professional I)

Classificaiton: Student Services Professional I

Department: Housing-Residence Life

Sub-Division: Student Engagement

Salary Range: Classification Range $ 1,882 - $ 2,302 per month(Hiring range depending on qualifications, not anticipated to exceed $1,882 - $1,987 per month)

Appointment Type: Temporary

Time Base: Part Time

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM; This is a 20 hours per week temporary position to end on or before June 30, 2025, with a possibility of renewal on an annual basis if program needs exist.

About CSUF:

Standing on 241 acres in the heart of Southern California, the University was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 40,000 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 California’s 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, the Arboretum and Botanical Garden at Cal State Fullerton, 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 various career disciplines that share 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:

Housing and Residential Engagement provides residence hall and apartment style living for approximately 2,000 students that is safe, clean, and very convenient. We seek an exceptional individual to join our team as the Residential Engagement Specialist (Student Services Professional I). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

Under the direction of the Senior Coordinator and the Assistant Director, and as a member of the Housing and Residential Engagement team, the Residential Engagement Specialist (RES) works in conjunction with the Senior Coordinator and Assistant Director of Residential Engagement to support departmental programmatic efforts, administration of faculty mentor program and oversight of the Academic Resource Center. The Residential Engagement Specialist (RES) will assist in the coordination and administration of co-curricular programs including the Faculty Mentor Program, Peer Mentor Program, and other relevant initiatives within the department. They will actively participate in department committees as available, such as search committees for paraprofessional staff, student leaders, and full-time staff, to contribute to the department's decision-making processes. The Specialist will also take initiative and contribute broadly to the mission, vision, values, and decision-making processes within the Housing and Residential Engagement department. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent from an accredited four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public administration, business administration or other job-related field. Specialized and relevant experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Working knowledge of the basic principles of individual and group behavior, as well as research and observation techniques for the purpose of recording, classifying, and interpreting factual information. Foundational knowledge of the techniques and methods of interviewing. Ability to gather and analyze data. Ability to reason logically, draw valid conclusions, and make appropriate recommendations. Ability to participate in and contribute to group meetings, conferences, and interviews. Ability to clearly express ideas and make recommendations. Ability to write clear and concise reports. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

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 complete the background check satisfactorily may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

Special Working Conditions:

Additional Information:

California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment where students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

As of January 1, 2022, the prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

The person holding this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and must comply with the requirement outlined in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.

This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) position under the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. CSAs are responsible for reporting allegations of Clery Act Crimes reported to them or that they witness. CSA training is required.

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 a Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant, or 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 applies 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).

Application Deadline: Apr 11, 2024 (9:00 PM)

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