Fresno State campus

Counselor Education Placement Coordinator (AA/S NE)

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Work type: Staff
Location: Fresno
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time
Position Description

Counselor Education Placement Coordinator
(Administrative Analyst/Specialist NE)

Compensation and Benefits

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $3518 - $3,693 per month 

Full CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,518 - $6,791 per month

  • This is a full-time (equivalent to 40 hours per week), probationary, non-exempt position.
  • Positions at Fresno State are to perform their work onsite. Some positions, depending upon University needs and operations, may be eligible for remote work, one day per week, pursuant to Fresno State's remote work guidelines and the CSU policy.

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 15 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 the general supervision of the Associate Dean in the Kremen School of Education and Human Development and the lead work direction of the Counselor Education and Rehabilitation department chair and program coordinators, the Counselor Education Placement Coordinator (CEPC) is responsible for the full scope of field placement of Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) credential students and CER graduate students in field practice. The CEPC supports CER programs with knowledge of effective counselor preparation and clinical practice. Assignments include independently performing the following: planning, organizing, prioritizing, interpreting, guiding, and applying discretionary skills to assist students and all stakeholders; coordinating tasks and events requiring timely and accurate planning; applying, interpreting and ensuring compliance with applicable university, Kremen school, division level, the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP), California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC), the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS), the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation, (AAQEP) and other relevant state and accreditation policies, procedures, and guidelines.


Key Qualifications

  • Learn and interpret a wide variety of complex policies and procedures and support the mission of the department, school, and university related to program admission.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within and outside the work group and serve as a liaison for the unit to other academic departments and community partners.
  • Understand and abide by the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA), and State of California policy regarding the confidentiality of records.
  • Independently coordinate complex systems, routine work assignments and projects including handling multiple priorities.
  • Responsive, innovative, results oriented and student centered in developing practices to address student needs and academic program requirements.

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


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.
  • Three years of clerical experience and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience.
  • Documented experience working in a complex operation that utilizes workflow system for management of records including data and statistics.

 Specialized Skills:

  Recent experience in:

  • Experience managing student files and document workflow in a complex student data system, preferably Tk 20 by Watermark and PeopleSoft Student Administration.
  • Knowledge of the CACREP, CCTC, and BBS standards related to the CER programs and credentials.
  • Ability to maintain webpages utilizing Omni CMS or other content management system.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Student Administration.


Deadline & Application Instructions

Applications received by January 19, 2024 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.


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.


COVID19 Vaccination Policy

Per the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, it is strongly recommended that all employees who are accessing office and campus facilities 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.  Questions may be sent to


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.

Fresno State is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions. (e.g. H1-B Visas)

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