• Full Time
  • Seaside, CA
  • Industry Sector : Other
  • February 24, 2025
  • Other

Website University Corporation at Monterey Bay

College Corps Director


University Corporation at Monterey Bay


Salary: $72,000.00 – $80,000.00 Annually


Job Number: 2024-00022


Location: CSUMB Main Campus- Seaside, CA


Department: Service Learning Institute (SLI)




College Corps DirectorService Learning Institute

Priority Screening Deadline: July 2, 2024, all positions are open until filled

The University Corporation at Monterey Bay (“Corporation”): The Corporation is constantly looking for motivated employees with great organization and teamwork skills to join our team. The Corporation is a non-profit institution that is related and affiliated with the California State University, Monterey Bay. The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) public benefits corporation that is a recognized auxiliary organization of California State University and was established in July 1994. The University Corporation’s mission is to further the educational purposes of the University. The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a pluralistic university by hiring personnel with competencies and experience related to the regional and State Population. The University Corporation at Monterey is committed to a standard of excellence in the services it provides and in the quality of work expected of its employees.


The University: California State University, Monterey Bay is a mid-sized university in California’s Central Coast that grants undergraduate and graduate degrees. Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, CSUMB is part of the nation’s largest four-year public university system, California State University, which educates nearly 460,000 students every year. With a vibrant, diverse student body of over 7,000 students, CSU Monterey Bay is both a Minority Serving Institution and a Hispanic Serving Institution. Our staff and faculty transform students’ lives with a focus on student success and engagement through experiential learning, service learning, and a strong emphasis on multicultural and global perspectives. CSUMB’s sustainability goal is to be carbon neutral by 2030.


The Community: Monterey, with its moderate Mediterranean climate, is a diverse community on the picturesque central coast of California and rich in agriculture. Miles of beautiful beaches, spectacular mountain ranges, groves of redwoods, low-rolling foothills, and scenic valleys are characteristics that contribute to the quality of life enjoyed by over 432,000 residents and millions of visitors. Boasting such world-renowned attractions as the spectacular Big Sur Coast, Laguna Seca Raceway, 17-Mile Drive, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, the Steinbeck Center, the Monterey Jazz and Blues Festivals and Pebble Beach – possibly the world’s most famous golf course, it’s easy to see why so many choose to live here and an estimated four million visitors a year make the County of Monterey their destination of choice.



Thehttps://csumb.edu/service/service-leadership-students/csumb-college-corps/https://csumb.edu/service/service-leadership-students/csumb-college-corps/ is part of a statewide initiative to support the next generation of leaders while reducing the cost of college for low to modest income students and students of color. Our goal is to develop, mentor, train, and inspire future transformative community leaders through a year of service and mentorship. This program will support 61 College Corps Fellows who will contribute 450 hours over an academic year in exchange for $10,000 in educational support. Fellows will work in one of four areas: K12 support, climate action, food insecurity or physical or emotional well being. Building on thehttps://csumb.edu/service/mission-philosophy-goals/https://csumb.edu/service/mission-philosophy-goals/ at CSUMB, the College Corps program seeks to develop future community leaders who: understand their own identities; act with compassion and cultural competence; analyze complex social issues; and develop the collaborative skills to work toward equity.



Under the supervision and general direction of the Principal Investigators, the College Corps Director has oversight of the day to day operations of the program, facilitating the Fellow experience, the partner relationships, and program evaluation. The Director serves as the liaison between the program and California Volunteers and represents the program to the university administration and the public. The Director is responsible for supervising and training the staff, developing a program that is successful in retaining Fellows and providing meaningful leadership experiences.


Examples of Duties


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include. but are not limited to. the following:




• Set the direction, goals, values, and outcomes of the program.

• Manage the budget through setting priorities that support the goals of the program.

• Plan professional development for the staff

• Represent the program to university administration, California Volunteers, CSU and College Corps groups




• Perform administrative duties including tracking Fellows’ hours, coordinating onboard processes of background checks and TB testing, facilitating payments to faculty and consultants; facilitating living allowance payments

• Responsible for maintenance of AmericaLearns accounts and e-grants

• Along with the Administrative Analyst, approve timesheets and facilitate timesheet completion by Fellows, using AmericaLearns system

• Provide weekly reports and overview of hours served for entire cohort

• Develop measures for assessing impact of program with feedback from Fellows and community partners.

• Facilitate the distribution of educational awards upon completion of service such as the CSU Educational Awards, Dreamer Service Incentive Grants, Segal Education Awards

• Follow procedures and policies for coordinating with University Corporation, Financial Aid, Advising, Student Leadership in Service Learning Program, Service Learning Institute, CSUMB service learning faculty, Basic Needs, and other university partners

• Coordinate the documentation of files of all correspondence, reports, procedures, and presentations related to the College Corps program

• Handle sensitive and/or confidential documents and information where judgment and discretion are essential




• Responsible for developing and maintaining partnerships with up to 30 community host partners

• Develop effective ways to share information about partnerships with prospective Fellows

• Implement training for community host partners on timesheets and evaluations

• Implement regular site visits, check in at least twice a semester

• Along with AmeriCorps VIPs, develop appreciation rituals for community host partners

• Along with the community partners, develop and implement evaluation measures to assess the impact of the program using the guidelines of California Volunteers, AmeriCorps, and CSUMB specific measures




• Supervise the College Corps Administrative Analyst and other administrative staff

• Supervise and mentor two AmeriCorps Volunteer Infrastructure Program Members, i.e., develop Member Service Plans, Volunteer Capacity Assessments, and provide professional mentorship for early career VIP Members

• Coordinate the supervision, guidance for College Corps Pod Leaders and College Corps Service Learning Student Leaders with biweekly meetings.

• Develop and provide preservice, and ongoing training in mentoring, critical reflection, supportive guidance, techniques of time management and goal attainment.




• Manage and facilitate the recruitment, selection, supervision, and evaluation of the College Corps Fellows.

• Provide individual or group mentorship for up to 30 College Corps Fellows with biweekly meetings

• With members of the College Corps team, plan and implement training and activities for College Corps Fellows, including orientation, Partner-Fellow Fair; paperwork completion parties, swearing in ceremony, site specific training, professional development, service days, reflection activities, and closure activities.

• Oversee the development of outreach materials, including presentations, newsletters, regular social media postings

• Oversee and implement group engagement and participation strategies for College Corps Fellows including using social media, email, meetings, engagement on CSUMB MyRaft, and coordination of announcements through Canvas

• Support Fellows in developing workshops and planning conferences




• Collaborate with Service Learning Institute activities and programs by attending staff meetings, participating in outreach events, and contributing to the programs of the Institute

• Other duties as assigned




• Performs other duties as assigned.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; to verbally communicate to exchange information.




• This is a hybrid position

• Work Location: 80% main campus, 20% from home

• Adequate internet connection and ergonomically sound and quiet workspace required.




• General knowledge of the principles, practices and strategies currently used to support retention and leadership skills of low-income, first-generation students

• Ability to develop administrative procedures, manage multiple directives from federal, state, and university entities

• Knowledge of service learning, experiential education, and/or civic engagement practices for building reciprocal university-community partnerships

• Ability to supervise professional staff and/or student staff

• Ability to gather and analyze data; ability to reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations

• Ability to determine appropriate courses of action and proper techniques to utilize while engaged in sensitive situations

• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, staff, student, and community organizations, and other private and public agencies

• Ability to work effectively and interdependently in a diverse environment

• Ability to coordinate and oversee groups of students especially on community visits, excursions, or conference travel

• Ability to use initiative and resourcefulness in planning trainings, retreats, professional development, work assignments

• The ability to multitask, prioritize responsibilities, and meet deadlines

• The ability to work both independently and within a team and collaborate on projects

• Ability to present clear and concise information orally and in written reports

• Demonstrated information and technical literacy

• Ability to communicate effectively with faculty, community partners, students, university staff, and California Volunteers Leadership team

• Experience with personal computers including word-processing, spreadsheet, databases, querying software, and email applications.

• Demonstrated experience that clearly provides evidence of the knowledge and skills required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

• Strong communication and organizational skills


Demonstrated ability to interact successfully with a variety of constituencies including community partners, faculty, and college personnel.





Education and Experience:


• A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college

• Two years of professional level experience in student success, community outreach, and/or service learning

• A Master’s degree or advanced coursework in Education, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Ethnic Studies, or directly related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.




• Proven experience with service learning, experiential education, and/or civic engagement

• A working knowledge of best practices in student-oriented success and mentorship

• Working experience with first-generation, low-income youth and/or college students

• Experience and knowledge of success practices with undocumented students and AB540 eligible students

• Experience in program development, program evaluation, grants management

• Ability to teach academic service learning courses which emphasize critical reflection, knowledge of social group identities, community engagement practices, and social action

• An understanding and analysis of challenges that impact first-generation college students and low-income students and how to develop leadership potential

• Experience in planning and facilitation training for students, staff, faculty and/or community partners

• Ability to work collaboratively with community partners, faculty, and university partners

• Strong leadership, teambuilding, and group facilitation skills

• Skills in recruitment, social media, and outreach

• Skills in event planning, storytelling, use of creative arts in reflection

• Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills utilizing tact and diplomacy

• Demonstrated ability to increase representation, voice, and equitable treatment of underrepresented student, staff, faculty, and/or community groups and to advance the university goals of equity, diversity, and inclusion.


Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the CSUMB Founding Vision Statement and the core values of mutual respect, collaboration and service orientation, multiculturalism and diversity, community service and institutional excellence.


Special Conditions of Employment




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 completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the University Corporation. The University Corporation at Monterey Bay will consider qualified applicants with a criminal history pursuant to the California Fair Chance Act. You do not need to disclose your criminal history or participate in a background check until a conditional job offer is made to you. After making a conditional offer and running a background check, if the University Corporation at Monterey Bay is concerned about the conviction that is directly related to the job, you will be given the fair chance to explain the circumstances surrounding the conviction, provide mitigating evidence, or challenge the accuracy of the background report. Find out more about the Fair Chance Act by visiting the Civil Rights Department Fair Chance Act https://calcivilrights.ca.gov/fair-chance-act/.


This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.


The University Corporation at Monterey Bay 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. This position is required to maintain confidentiality as outlined in the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues. Our Equal Opportunity Policy Statement is available https://csumb.edu/corporation/personnel/.


Please note: University Corporation employment is separate and distinct from CSU Monterey Bay or State of California employment. University Corporation employees are not employees of either CSUMB or of the state of California.


All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S. The University Corporation is not a sponsoring agency for any positions.


University Corporation at Monterey Bay positions are “at-will” employment.


CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.


The campus leadership has committed the resources needed to achieve an engaged, safe, and in-person experience. The health and safety of our community remain our highest priority, and we are confident that existing public health measures provide for a safe environment capable of delivering a complete college experience on the CSUMB campus. Being an Otter means caring for each other and doing your part to protect your community.


In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State University, Monterey Bay Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at https://csumb.edu/clery.


Sensitive Positions – This position has been designated as a sensitive position with:


• responsibility for the care, safety and security of people (including children and minors), animals and CSU property

• authority to commit financial resources of the university through contracts greater than $10,000 access to, or control over, cash, checks, credit cards, and/or credit card account information responsibility or access/possession of building master or sub-master keys for building access; access to controlled or hazardous substances

• access to and responsibility for detailed personally identifiable Level 1 confidential information about students, faculty, staff or alumni that is protected, personal or sensitive as defined in the CSU Information Security Data Classification Standards

• control over campus business processes, either through functional roles or system security access




• This position is required to comply with confidentiality requirements outlined in the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.


Clery Act:


• This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA). The position is required to participate in training at the direction of the Clery Director and must also promptly report allegations of reportable crimes according to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, its accompanying regulations; the California State Education Code, Chapter 15.5, of the Donahoe Higher Education Act, Section 67380; and the California State University system-wide policy, Code EO 1107. CSAs are employees whose job duties fall into one of the following categories:

• Work in a campus police or security department

• Are responsible for campus security

• Are designated as the contact for reporting criminal offenses

• Have significant responsibility for student and campus activities


Special License or Certifications and Conditions:


• Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the University’s liability coverage.

• May require occasional evenings and/or weekend work.

• This position requires significant direct contact with the homeless population and will be required to complete a TB assessment.


Questions can be sent to: mailto:hr_corporation@csumb.edu.



The University Corporation is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students, and the customers we serve. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources. Our salary schedule is available https://csumb.edu/corporation/personnel/.


The hiring range for this position is $72,000 – $80,000. Classification: Grade 7, Management. This is an exempt position and as such is not eligible for the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The Corporation offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits, contributory retirement plan, TSA (403b), and other benefits. Please review our https://drive.google.com/file/d/16D-fzYJbRtI-vkukKoGLIsfb4ikbOZpF/view?usp=sharing for details about sick time, vacation, and holidays.


The Corporation also offers access to CSUMB’s Faculty & Staff Meal Plans, which offers convenience, value, flexibility, to our all-you-can-to-eat dining commons, showcasing eight brand new dining concepts for an affordable price.


The University Corporation at Monterey Bay also provides access to affordable campus housing: https://csumb.edu/corporation/employee-housing


Although CSUMB is located in a high-cost housing area, Schoonover Park rental homes are affordably priced. Monthly rent rates include cable television, garbage service, and sewer. Convenient floorplans, attractive interior appointments, and numerous community amenities make Schoonover Park Rental Homes an exceptional value. Schoonover Park is near the main campus, yet a tranquil world away. The community lies nestled in the secluded beauty of rolling coastal hills three miles east of campus. Living in one of the most desirable areas of California, you will enjoy the natural splendor and cultural abundance of the Monterey Peninsula. Quality of life begins with your home in Schoonover Park and extends through every aspect of your California coastal lifestyle. https://www.schoonoverparkapartments.com


How to apply:


All prospective applicants must apply online. You must complete the entire application for submission. We only accept applications for the open positions listed. Please do not fax or mail in a printed version of the electronic applications or a resume in lieu of an application. If you are having difficulty applying or need assistance, please call (831) 582-3389. All positions are open until filled. The completed online application and resume must be submitted by 5:00 pm PST on the priority screening date. Applications received after this date will be reviewed at the discretion of the Corporation.


AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The Corporation is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action employer seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. We value and celebrate diversity in all its forms and strive to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. We consider qualified applicants for employment for their anticipated contributions and without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or disability.


To apply, please visit https://apptrkr.com/5341461




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