Dream Success Coordinator
(Student Services Professional III)
Compensation and Benefits
Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $4,691 - $4,925 per month
Full Classification Salary Range: $4,691 - $6,683 per month
- This is a full-time, probationary, exempt position.
- This position is not eligible for remote work pursuant to Fresno State's remote work guidelines and the CSU policy requiring that all work be performed within the State of California.
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.
Under the general direction of the Educational Opportunity Program Director, the incumbent is responsible for coordinating, developing, and implementing programs and services to support the academic success of students from undocumented backgrounds and/or students who received a nonresident fee exemption through AB540 (Dreamers). Services will include orientation to college, budget planning, academic advising, academic skills development, and other student support services.
The position requires the application of a high degree of judgment, persuasiveness, professional skills and knowledge in AB 540 and DACA students, as well as a general understanding of the interrelationships and the need for coordinated action within the total campus Student Services programs. Working with the director, the incumbent plans, evaluates and implements a comprehensive academic advising program designed to support the success of dreamers and requires developing creative solutions, which integrate approaches across campus.
- Knowledge of the policies, procedures and practices related to AB540 & DACA students.
- General knowledge of campus academic rules and regulations, financial aid, general education and graduation requirements.
- Demonstrated ability to deal appropriately with confidential information and exercise good judgment on sensitive matters.
- Ability to be responsive, innovative, results oriented and student centered in helping students fulfill their academic program requirements and meeting campus goals.
- Interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with individuals from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds.
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Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in one of the behavioral sciences or job-related field;
- Three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience which includes experience in advising students individually and in groups, and in analysis and resolution of complex student services problems. A master’s degree in a job related filed may be substituted for one year of professional experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training may be substituted for two years of the required professional experience.
Deadline & Application Instructions
Applications received by July 19, 2022 will be given full consideration by the 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.
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.
Vaccination Interim Policy
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Fresno State is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions. (e.g. H1-B Visas)