Classification – Student Services Professional III Time base – Full-time Employment Status – Probationary/Permanent
This recruitment will remain open until filled. A review of applications will begin Monday, January 30, 2017 and the review period may end at any time thereafter.
ABOUT THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY MARITIME ACADEMY: Established in 1929, California State University Maritime Academy, a campus of the California State University, is the only degree-granting maritime academy on the West Coast. Situated on the shore of the Carquinez Strait 30 miles northeast of San Francisco, the campus serves a student population of approximately 1100 undergraduates and 50 graduate students. The campus currently offers undergraduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Facilities Engineering Technology, Marine Engineering Technology, Marine Transportation, Global and Maritime Studies, and Business Administration. A master's degree in Transportation and Engineering Management is offered as well as a number of extended learning programs and courses.
Responsible for coordinating all aspects of Cal Maritime's Maritime Policy and Management (MPM) Co-Op / Internship programs. ▪ Meets with department chairs to discuss co-op programs and receives direction. ▪ Builds industry relations to find and develop possible co-op and internship positions. ▪ Calls and meets with industry to set up placements. ▪ Serves as direct contact for industry involving MPM co-ops and internships. ▪ Makes site visits as needed (i.e. placement, discipline, employer request) ▪ Follows up with employer to check on students ▪ Sends communication to industry in regard to career services events. Industry Relations ▪ Serves as coordinator of all MPM recruiting including co-chairing the annual Cal Maritime Career Fair. ▪ Responsible for initiating, planning, tracking, analyzing and reviewing career fair, on-campus recruitment, and co-op placement for MPM programs. ▪ Serves as Cal Maritime liaison to industry contacts in regard to MPM options. ▪ Makes site visits. ▪ Heavy communication via email and phone. Meets with department chairs, faculty, staff, & students to develop program strategies and set goals. ▪ Holds individual meetings and group / academic major committee meetings. ▪ Coordinates logistics of meetings. ▪ Serves as moderator in meetings to discuss strategies and goals. ▪ Develops plan based strategies to implement goals. ▪ Works with academic departments to build industry contacts. ▪ Works to build MPM career services resources. Serves as Career Counselor to MPM students. ▪ Meets with students to develop career strategies. ▪ Helps students with resumes, cover letters, notes, job applications and other career related documents. ▪ Holds workshops and classes on various career related topics (i.e. resumes, cover letters, government applications, etc.)
Information Technology ▪ Uses Microsoft Outlook to update calendar. ▪ Inputs data from meetings with cadets, employers, recruiters and other constituents. ▪ Exports data as needed to assist in statistics and production of career based reports.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: ▪ May travel up to 10% of the time for trade shows and industrial relations visits. ▪ The incumbent may be required to provide Student Services support for up to two months on the annual training cruise aboard the Training Ship Golden Bear or a three week international experience. Incumbent will be subject to an annual cruise physical and drug screening prior to participation. The incumbent must also have or be able to obtain, a U.S. Passport to participate in the training cruise or international experience. ▪ 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. ▪ A background check (including a criminal records check) must be satisfactorily completed before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. ▪ Must possess and maintain a valid California driver's license.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university preferably in career services, higher education, or a maritime related field. Master's degree preferred.
Experience: Equivalent of three or more years of progressively responsible related professional student services work experience. A Master's degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work or a related field may be substituted for one year of experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: ▪ Ability to advise students individually and in groups on complex studentrelated matters. ▪ Knowledge and ability to use information technology used in career services – i.e. Imodules, People Soft ▪ General knowledge of individual counseling techniques. ▪ General knowledge of the principles, practices and trends of the Student Services field as well as general knowledge of the policies, procedures and practices of the program area to which assigned. ▪ Ability to learn, interpret, coordinate and independently apply a variety of policies and procedures. ▪ Ability to analyze complex situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action. ▪ Ability to present clear and concise information orally and in written reports. ▪ Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships within a diverse multi-cultural environment including students, parents, alumni, faculty, administrators, and employers. ▪ Strong organizational and planning skills and efficiency in handling multiple projects. ▪ Computer proficiency, proofreading skills, and demonstrated experience in the use of technology.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: ▪ Knowledge of Cal Maritime policies and procedures. ▪ Prior experience working on a small college campus ▪ Working knowledge of cadet structure ▪ Prior teaching or presentation experience to large groups. ▪ Knowledge of the Maritime Industry
SALARY RANGE: $4,204 to $5,989 per month. Anticipated hiring salary will be near the beginning of the salary range.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested parties must submit the Cal Maritime Employment Application, a cover letter and resume. Apply on-line at http://www.csum.edu/web/hr/careers . Based upon a review of applications and accompanying documents, only those persons whose qualifications best match job requirements will be interviewed. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of interview appointments by telephone or email.
BENEFITS: The California State University Maritime Academy offers a broad range of benefits for qualifying positions including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), fee waiver, vacation and sick leave.
ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: Applicants must provide proof of U.S. citizenship or authorization to work in the United States within three days of the date of hire.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with a Disability
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Located in Vallejo, California, The California Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) is a unique and specialized campus of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system. We are one of only seven degree-granting maritime academies in the United States ? and the only one on the West Coast.