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Associate Director, Educational Opportunity Program (Administrator I)

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time
Position Description

Associate Director, Educational Opportunity Program – Student Affairs

This is a full-time management (MPP) position.  MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President.  MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status.

Classification Title: Administrator I

Position Salary Range: $3,750 – $11,146 per month

The anticipated hiring range for this position is $5,679 - $8,519 per month.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Review of applications will begin Thursday, May 25, 2023, and the position will remain open until filled.

About the Department/Position:

Under the direction of the Director of EOP, the Associate Director of the EOP will provide overall oversight of the daily operation of the program, supervision of advisors, peer mentors, and other support staff. The AD will work collaboratively with Student Success Centers and Office of First Year Experience to coordinate retention efforts, keep the staff and campus partners up to date on academic requirement changes and/or any initiatives relating to serving first year students, work to ensure that all business processes such as EOP admission process, advising contacts using TSC, and other advising follow up strategies are implemented as planned. In collaboration with the Director of EOP, the AD will provide guidance to staff members, consult with the Director, and other SA partners on issues relating to efforts toward improving retention and success of first year students. The AD is also expected to represent EOP at the campus and state-wide level in the absence of the Director.

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee daily operation of the program, provide leadership, and make decisions relating to staffing, programmatic, overall logistics to ensure program effectiveness, and assist team members with problem solving and crisis interventions.
  • Work with campus partners to ensure that EOP students and staff have access to resources and tools needed to succeed and achieve their goals. Monitor all business processes to ensure their alignments with program objective and outcomes.
  • Lead team with programmatic planning including high impact strategies to support retention and success of EOP students.
  • Select, supervise, and evaluate staff. Advise and consult on the staff's continued professional development and work assignments.
  • Coordinate the assignment of workshops and presentation responsibilities of the professional staff, and development of new programming designations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Required Education: bachelor’s degree.
  • Required Experience: Minimum of two (2) to five (5) years professionally related experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Understanding of EOP program and its mission, history, and state-wide structure ability to provide leadership of a strategic nature designing and implementing the analysis, development and evaluation of a support program, process, or projects with broad impact.
  • General knowledge of and ability to apply effective program design to delivery services to first generation college students, students with academic needs, and students from low-come families.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and strategize with Director, AVPs and VPs to design and implement strategic efforts to support effective decision making at the division and university level and may include Systemwide CSU.
  • Discretion to work with confidential data and maintain the confidentiality and data security of such data following federal, state, and institutional policies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree from an accredited university
  • Three - Five (3-5) years of progressive experience in coordinating advising unit or student services program Experience working with student population served by EOP.
  • Experience working with university partners system wide specialized in supporting EOP student population.
  • Knowledge of current research on college degree attainment and strategies to close educational equity gaps Knowledge of retention and graduation trends within the CSU, State of California, and nationwide.
  • Familiarity of successful practices of EOP programs across the state
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communications skills and effectiveness and comfort level with presentations to multiple levels of an organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with internal and external partners to develop programing and advising practices that support overall success of EOP participants.

To view the full position description, click “Position Description” above.

General Information:                                    

  • Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program.
  • Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • 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 is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
  • In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.
  • The CSU strongly recommends that all individuals who access any in-person program or activity (on- or off-campus) operated or controlled by the University 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 and comply with other safety measures established by each campus.  Questions about the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy may be sent to
  • The CSU system offers a competitive total compensation benefits package for employees and qualifying dependents, including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and tuition assistance. It is our goal to compensate employees equitably and fairly. You can access a full description of our benefits here.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

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