Transitional Programs Assistant Trainee (2 Positions) (JID 8026)
Student Services Professional I
Full-Time / $3411 - $3500/mo.
CSUN's Commitment to You
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.
About the University
One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor's degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.
Under general supervision, the Transitional Programs Assistant Trainee is being trained to support, advocate and facilitate the mission of California State University, Northridge and the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP). The incumbent promotes and encourages historically low income, educationally disadvantaged students to seek higher educational opportunities specifically at CSU, Northridge and EOP; provides overall support of the planning, coordination, and the day to day operations of EOP Transitional Programs; assists with monitoring of the three-semester follow up process for all special admit students; coordinates special information dissemination efforts to EOP applicants; develops and maintains all department review applicant files from initiation to completion; supports the EOP Director with oversight responsibility for the student mentor staff involved in the summer portion of Bridge Based on satisfactory progress and successful completion of the training; and performs other duties as assigned.
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. No experience required.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
General knowledge of the basic principles of individual and group behavior; working knowledge of research and observation techniques for the purpose of recording, classifying, and interpreting factual information; and working knowledge of the techniques and methods of interviewing. Must have demonstrated experience working with mulit-cultural/mulit-ethnic populations, students that are historically under-represented, under prepared, low income and first generation college students. Direct experience with Educational Opportunity and/or Trio Programs is highly desirable. Ability and specialized skills to: gather and analyze data; reason logically, draw conclusions and make appropriate recommendations; participate in and contribute to group meetings, conferences and interviews; clearly express ideas and recommendations orally; write clear and concise reports; and ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and faculty.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
The university offers an excellent benefits package.
The salary range for this classification is: $3411 - $4173 per month.
The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $3411 - $3500, dependent upon qualifications and experience.
HOURS: Full Time; 40 hours per week; 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.
Temporary: Temporary-renewable; end date to be determined. Based on satisfactory progress and successful completion of the training program, the incumbent will be progressively promoted from SSP IA to SSP IB after 12 months.
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 status of candidates 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 set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
How To Apply
Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application utilizing: http://bit.ly/HRCSUN link. NOTE: Internal candidates should apply through the portal by accessing the View Job Openings/Apply link on the Human Resources/Employee pagelet.
Applications received through February 25, 2019 will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above. Application submissions received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit the link below:
Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.