Salary Range: CSU Salary Range: $4,179 - $5,942 per month (Anticipated Hiring Range: $4,179 - $4,300 per month)
The Cal Poly Dean of Students Office creates opportunities that increase access, allow for exploration of advocacy and privilege, and promote a welcoming campus climate. We foster individual strengths, self-exploration, community building, and collaboration; encourage personal and academic success through self-advocacy, leadership, and accountability; and, equip the Cal Poly community with tools to become lifelong learners and global citizens.
The Cal Poly Leadership & Service area consists of Fraternity and Sorority Life, Clubs & Organizations, the Center for Leadership, and the Center for Service in Action, which supports the development of student leadership and service on campus and in the surrounding community. Their events and services encourage leadership skill development, leadership competency, assumption of leadership and service roles, community building and collaboration, and the continuation of service to one's community after graduation. Clubs & Organizations and Club Sports provide an opportunity for students to participate in clubs with a specific interest and focus relevant to the participant's academic and/or personal interest to participate in sports clubs and acquire leadership skills, event planning, and team skills.
Under the supervision and direction of the Assistant Director for Clubs & Organizations, the Coordinator provides oversight for the development of advising organizations of the potential and perceived risks involved in their activities, providing education about the guiding boundaries established for organizations, and taking corrective actions and proactive steps to minimize accidental injury and/or loss. The goal of our proactive risk management guidelines is to ensure that student organizations plan and host events where everyone involved has a safe and fun experience. In addition, the position has the responsibility for planning, implementing and evaluating club sport activities for risk management and safety protocols and collaborating with key stakeholders/leaders on campus to develop a coordinated, multidisciplinary approach to reducing risk. The coordinator organizes the development of presentations for student leaders, advisors, and organizations, recommends training and development opportunities, plans event management guidance and assistance, reviews contracts and liability waivers, and assists in planning the annual club recognition awards. The Coordinator represents the unit to the campus; collaborates with faculty and staff to establish meaningful campus and community involvement; and supports students and the campus in providing an inclusive and accepting campus environment. The Coordinator performs professional work involving sound judgment, consultation with supervisors and fellow coordinators, and excellent communication skills.
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Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. Check our benefits website for additional information.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff Only):
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree and two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; OR a Master's degree and one year of experience.
Licenses, Certificates, Credentials:
Possession of a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain by date of hire.
Demonstrated customer service experience requiring a very high level of diplomacy and professionalism.
Ability to use tact and diplomacy to effectively handle a broad range of high level and sensitive interpersonal situations with diverse personalities, and to respond appropriately to conflicts and problems.
Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere in and outside the University with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds.
Excellent communication skills; ability to effectively communicate information in a clear and understandable manner, both verbally and in writing.
Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Ability to interpret, communicate and apply policies and procedures.
Demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines.
Excellent computer skills and proficiency with a variety of computer applications including word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, on-line systems, Internet as well as online calendaring and email.
Working knowledge of or ability to quickly learn University infrastructure, policies and procedures
Master's degree and one year of experience in the student development, recreation or sport management fields.
Demonstrated skills in an institutional/educational environment utilizing a customer-oriented and service-centered attitude.
Experience working within an office charged with addressing high risk student activities.
Knowledge of University policies, procedures, and functions of various department and services on campus.
***THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED***
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work overtime, occasional holidays, and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
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.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background/fingerprint check.
This position classification has been defined as "Exempt" and is not subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA
Retired CalPERS members selected for this vacancy must request and be approved for reinstatement from retirement prior to the start date. Employment of retired CalPERS members will typically be for 90 days or less and must be for work requiring specialized skills or for a bona fide emergency to prevent stoppage of business.
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 Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: Cal Poly cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.
Please note: 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 Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.
For health and well-being, Cal Poly is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.
About Us Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university. Founded in 1901, the 6,000-acre campus is nestled in the foothills of San Luis Obispo, along California's scenic central coast and midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. With a budget of $168.5 million, the university has a student enrollment exceeding 17,000 students and employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff members. Cal Poly is part of the 23-campus California State University system.
At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.
Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.