Fresno State campus

Extension Coordinator/Specialist (Extended Education Specialist I)

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Work type: Staff
Location: Fresno
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services
Position Description

Extension Coordinator/Specialist
(Extended Education Specialist I)

Compensation and Benefits

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $4,493 - $4,583 per month

Full classification Salary Range: $4,493 - $6,395 per month

  • This is a full-time, probationary, exempt position.


The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 14 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here.

 

Job Summary

Under supervision of CGE Associate Dean and other CGE management, the Extended Education Specialist I is responsible for the planning, content development, and implementation of Extended Education programming. The Extended Education Specialist I will interface with campus faculty and community stakeholders to develop both credit bearing and non-credit bearing certificate and stand-alone programs for Extended Education. The Extended Education specialist collaborates to develop and support workshops, mid-career training, and professional development offerings.

 

Key Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the procedures and practices of educational program and curriculum planning and the processes required to plan and construct academic programs in cooperation with academic departments.
  • Ability to determine needs for new or revised programs.
  • Ability to develop budgets and analyze costs.
  • Ability to develop and implement promotional strategies.
  • Ability to manage logistics of providing classes.


To view the full list of qualifications and job responsibilities, please click the Position Description button above.

 

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution.
  • Equivalent to two years of experience in planning classes or programs in a specialized field or area, preferably in higher, extended, or adult education. Experience developing resources, budgets, and marketing plans for educational programs and in acting as a liaison with the community is desirable. Teaching experience in higher or extended education may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis.

 

Department Summary

The Division of Continuing and Global Education at Fresno State serves as the University's hub of access and innovation, providing educational opportunities to a wide array of audiences that would not be otherwise served by the institution. We accomplish this purpose by offering a wide variety of educational programs, including bachelor's and master's degrees, certificates, continuing education and professional development courses, personal enrichment classes, and global education programs such as intensive language development, study abroad, and academic exchanges.

 

Deadline & Application Instructions

Applications received by September 27, 2021 will be given full consideration by the search committee. Applications received after that date will be forwarded at the request of the Hiring Manager and/or search committee.

Please click “Apply Now” to complete the employment application for California State University, Fresno. Interested applicants must complete the application and attach the following: 1) their most recent resumé/vitae, 2) a cover letter that addresses their specific qualifications and interest, and 3) contact information for three professional references.

 

Fresno State

California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to boldly educate and empower students for success through our values of Discovery, Diversity and Distinction. The current student population is more than 25,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and across the globe.

Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 527,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. The campus is within driving distance of Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, San Francisco, Los Angeles, the Monterey Peninsula, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Information

California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Fresno State's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

 

Supplemental Information

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with California State University, Fresno. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Fresno State has identified as sensitive.

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.

This position may be a "designated position" under the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This will require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within six (6) months of assuming office and every two (2) years thereafter.

Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.

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