Outreach Counselor

California State University, Dominguez Hills in Carson, CA

Posted: 5/14/19
Deadline: 12/31/19
Reference Number: 1340236

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Outreach Counselor – Exempt (Student Services Professional II) -Temporary, Outreach and School Relations
Recruitment # 3437

California State University Dominguez Hills was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise The California State University System. CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban, comprehensive public university that serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of approximately 14,000 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located on a 346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student body, which includes a significant number of non-traditional, working adult students as well as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning programs statewide. The University, with its five Academic Colleges, has more than 300 full-time faculty members and is situated in an area characterized by an extraordinary heterogeneity of people, and an extensive array of high technology industries and professional services.

Conditions of Employment:
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 which confirms possession of a valid driver’s license and reflects driving record.

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Position Information:
This is a full-time (temporary) position.

** Successful candidates in these temporary appointments may be appointed from a few days up to one year depending on the assignment. Temporary appointments must end on or before the end of the fiscal year (June 30th of the following year), with the possibility of renewal.

Special Working Conditions: This position involves travel, evening and weekend hours and is in a exempt classification.

Department: Outreach and School Relations

The Outreach and School Relations Department is responsible for the recruitment of
prospective students to CSU Dominguez Hills. The Department partners with high schools,
community colleges, community based organizations and other K-14 entities to ensure that
prospective students understand how CSUDH can assist them in meeting their educational
goals. The department works collaboratively with other Divisions, Colleges and other Student
Affairs departments to plan programs and keep abreast of updates in programs and majors that
are of interest to prospective students

Major Job Duties:
Under general supervision of the Associate Director, Outreach and School Relations, the incumbent performs duties related to the recruitment and enrollment of K-16 students to CSUDH. Responsibilities include meeting prospective students and their families/support systems to provide information about enrollment and admission; these interactions will occur in individual and group settings. Predominantly works within the Community College student services offices serviced by CSUDH.

The incumbent plans, develops and conducts transcript evaluations, individual admission advisement,
group admission advisement, application seminars and Associate of Arts, Transfer (AAT)/Associate of Science, Transfer (AST) seminars. Also coordinates and recommends programs designed to assess and prepare incoming/prospective students for post-secondary education, including New Student Orientation (NSO), Campus Tours, Early Assessment Program (EAP) and the Visitor’s Information Center.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
– CSU admission standards
– CSU and CSUDH enrollment policies
– Enrollment Management Platform (EMP)
– Developmental preparation requirements for incoming first-year students

– Excellent public speaking
– Advising and counseling students in individual and group settings
– CSU admission evaluation and enrollment standards
– Excellent written communication skills
– Recruitment strategies

– To advise students individually and in groups on moderately complex student-related matters
– To carry out a variety of professionally assignments without detailed instructions
– To carry out multiple priorities and deadlines
– To establish and maintain excellent working relationships with all CSUDH constituents

Specialized Materials: General office equipment, personal computer, Micro Soft Office suite, PeopleSoft, audio/visual equipment, electric cart, Enrollment Management Platform (EMP), Onbase.

Certification: Valid Driver’s License

Experience and Education:
Minimum Qualifications:

Required Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for the required education on a year or year basis.

Required Experience: Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A masters degree in a job related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.

Preferred Experience: Three-five years working in outreach/recruitment with Community College
students; working with Enrollment Management Platform (EMP), PeopleSoft, Onbase and Microsoft

Salary Range:
The salary range for this classification is: $4,179 – $5,942 monthly.

How to apply: You can only apply by completing an electronic application at the campus job web site at Click on “view job opportunities” under “New and returning applicants.” View the list of jobs and click on the one with the job title listed above. The application deadline is: Tuesday, December 04, 2018.

CSU Dominguez Hills is an Equal Opportunity /ADA Employer.

California State University, Dominguez Hills
Human Resources Management
1000 E. Victoria St.
Carson, CA 90747

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