Student Events and Special Projects Coordinator California State University, San Bernardino
Overview Employment Status: Temporary, 'non-exempt', benefited position through August 31, 2019 (position renewable based upon available funding, availability of work, and satisfactory job performance)
Salary: $3,500 - $4,100 per month
Work Schedule: Typically Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, some evenings and weekends required
First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled
Overview: The Events & Special Projects Coordinator reports to the Educational Talent Search Executive Leadership Team and under minimal supervision has overall responsibility for planning and managing events, and special projects. Position contingent upon funding. Typical Activities
Manage the events calendar in coordination with the Assistant Director, making sure all events are appropriately scheduled and executed
Coordinate all events and special projects with appropriate team members to develop common goals, communication plans, and staffing plans, including working in coordination with the Assistant Director to ensure events are appropriately tracked on the overall campaign's marketing/promotions calendar.
Plan, coordinate and execute all ETS events (including parent orientations, college visits, cultural events, Senior Boot Camps, Freshman Focus etc.)
Plan and manage ETS special projects as assigned so that they accomplish desired outcomes.
Create, maintain, and execute project plans for events and special projects to be sure that specific tasks are accomplished according to the plan; making adjustments to plans as needed to make sure deadlines are met.
Utilize and oversee volunteers as appropriate.
Provide opportunities for students to assess their interests and academic abilities based on field trips and student/parent survey.
Recommend enrichment activities, such as Senior Boot Camp, award banquets and luncheon functions that will foster and encourage social/personal development and parent engagement.
Provide timely information and photos for use in program communications, social media, and marketing.
Develop and conduct assessments and analyze results for utilization with future event planning.
Foster, encourage and engage parents in all events as well as parent only events.
Encourage, develop and maintain school, district, university and community partnership.
Secure support of our program and objectives from local businesses and national corporation.
Oversee the administrative and logistical aspects of event planning and follow through.
Work with the Assistant Director to develop evaluation matrixes such as pre and post assessments for all activities and events. Use collected data to develop and provide activity reports.
Work with the Program Administrative Coordinator to develop a system that provides student access to technology, as needed.
Develop, plan and provide workshops at each school site with program participants and parents to review admissions, deposits requirements, status, summer orientation, other mandatory programs or steps needed to enroll in college at the earliest available term.
Attend events related to Educational Talent Search (ETS) objectives, as assigned, both on-campus and off-campus.
Work with the part time advisor to develop social media campaigns.
Assist with collecting data for the Annual Performance Reports (including collection, accuracy and verification of data).
Perform all other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree with minimum of 2 years related experience
Experience planning, managing, and seeing to completion multiple projects and activities at the same time.
Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and organizational and project management software.
Strong project management expertise and experience
Strong event planning expertise and experience.
Applicants must possess the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information, along with the ability to work cooperatively with a diverse group of people, exercise sound judgment, determine priorities, complete assigned projects in a timely manner and work well under tight deadlines.
Applicants must possess the following critical strengths including, but not limited to reliability, attention to detail, and strong self-initiative.
Must possess the ability to work with middle and high school students and set a positive example.
Extra consideration will be given to candidates that have received training in delivering college readiness activities, such as through the TRIO Training (UNLV) sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education.
Supplemental Information UEC is an EOE - Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. This position will remain open until filled. This has been designated as a sensitive position. The selected candidate must successfully pass a thorough background investigation to include a criminal history check and Live Scan fingerprinting prior to appointment.
Flex Cash option
Group Term Life/ Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
Sick pay accruals
Educational Assistance Benefit is based on availability of funding.
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.