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Special Sessions Coordinator (Extended Education Specialist II)

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Work type: Staff
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Position Description

Working Title: Special Sessions Coordinator

Department Name: College of Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE)

Division: Academic Affairs

Classification Title: Extended Education Specialist II

Classification Salary Range: $5,732 - $8,176 per month

The final salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

About the Department/Position:

Under the direction of the Associate Dean for the College of Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE) and in collaboration with the Director of Special Sessions, the incumbent will actively oversee the day-to-day administration of a group (16+) of complex and diversified academic credit degree programs and certificates for professional upskilling or reskilling, mid-career training, or life-long learning. These activities include maintaining a year-round academic calendar for assigned programs, securing course offerings, ensuring courses are scheduled on time, verifying course and faculty information, communicating with College Deans/Chairs/Faculty on course logistics, providing reports to the Associate Dean or Director of Special Sessions as needed, working with Marketing on the promotion and publicity of Special Sessions programs, working with College partners on planning and launching new programs, assisting with organizing orientation sessions/workshops, and performing other duties as assigned.

Night and weekend may be required on a rare basis.

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the day-to-day administration activities associated with Special Sessions academic credit degree programs and certificates (16+)
  • Assist with securing course offerings from College partners
  • Collaborate with College partners on planning and launching new programs
  • Analyze costs of academic credit degree programs and certificates and report concerns to Associate Dean and Sr. Budget Director
  • Collaborate with CCPE Marketing Unit on the promotion and publicity of Special Sessions academic credit degree programs and certificates

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience: equivalent to three years of experience planning classes and curriculum for higher or extended education programs and including developing resources, budgets, marketing plans and liaison with the community.
  • Education: equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university, preferably with courses in adult education and curriculum planning.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the procedures and practices in educational program and curriculum planning in education and the processes required to plan and construct academic programs and course outlines
  • Ability to determine needs for new or revised programs
  • Ability to plan hours and develop course outlines with faculty/instructors
  • Ability to locate faculty/instructors and to assist them in understanding and completing contract (LOA) arrangements
  • Ability to develop budgets and analyze costs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills.

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

General Information:

  • 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.
  • 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 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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