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MAESTROS Project Counselor/Coordinator


University Corporation at Monterey Bay


Salary: $26.00 – $30.00 Hourly


Job Number: 2023-00036


Location: CSUMB Main Campus- Seaside, CA


Department: Education and Leadership




Open Until Filled. Priority Screening Date: November 10, 2023.

This is a full-time (4O hrs/week) benefited position dependent upon continued funding.

The University Corporation at Monterey Bay 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 Making Accessible and Effective Systems for Teacher Readiness Outcomes (MAESTROs) Project aims to improve retention and completion rates for Hispanic and low-income students on the academic pathway to become teachers and prepare these students for urgent local and statewide teacher workforce needs. The MAESTROs Project Counselor/Coordinator will report to the MAESTROs Project Manager, and to the Project Director, the Principal Investigators of the CSUMB Title 5 HSI Grant, funded by the U.S. Department of Education.


Examples of Duties

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


Student Counseling


• Provides information and assistance to students regarding specific requirements for College of Education Programs, and requirements for admissions to E&L Department integrated and post baccalaureate credential programs (not academic advising).

• Collaborates with other campus-wide efforts, and with student support services in the retention of students.

• Evaluates existing services and student needs by attending and participating in CSUMB meetings and collaborative meetings with partner institutions.

• Evaluates and makes recommendations for existing services and student needs by attending and offsite workshops and conferences.


Student Recruitment, Outreach, and Orientation

• Coordinates with E&L department outreach, and evaluation procedures with campus outreach efforts and orientation events on campus and in the community.

• Collaborates with other campus-wide advising, recruiting, and orientation efforts.

• Advocate, support, and guide students to appropriate resources that will enhance the academic success of the program participants.


College Program Coordination, Development, Implementation, and Governance Participation

• Coordinates the planning and implementation of special programs offered by the College of Education

• Plan, develop and implement COE Program goals and services, and where appropriate, ensure that goals and services are in accordance with grant requirements.

• Plan and coordinate data collection and analysis to monitor credential program impact and effectiveness.

• Collaborate with partner institutions in the planning, delivery, and evaluation of collaborative programs, such as the Teacher Pathway Program (TPP).

• Develop and maintain partnerships and communications with community groups, community-based organizations, Monterey County Office of Education, and applicable agencies, school districts, community colleges, and non profit organizations supporting the COE Credential Programs to provide educational opportunities and academic pathways to students in CSUMB’s Tri-County service area.

• Establish and maintain effective and positive professional relationships and communications in order to work collaboratively with COE program related faculty and staff, other Colleges and units at CSUMB, and partner community colleges.

• Coordinates with E&L Credential student services staff (E&L admissions and credential analyst).

• Collaborates with Elementary and Special Education Coordinators regarding ITEP credential candidates’ progress in the credential program.

• Assist Secondary Education Coordinator with development of Single Subject ITEP programs



• 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.


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.



• Hybrid Position


• 90% minimum in-office/on-site following the initial training period. Position location may change based on CSU expectations and department needs.


• Work Location: CSUMB Main Campus, 100 Campus Center, Seaside, CA


Due to COVID 19, this position may be approved to work remotely on a temporary basis, or may be required to physically work on campus. Work assignment locations are at the sole discretion of CSUMB and may be changed or revoked at any time.



Working knowledge of the practices, procedures and activities of College programs, general knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational and program management. General knowledge of research and

interview techniques, and of the principles of individual and group behavior. Ability to interpret and apply program rules and regulations; use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements; obtain factual and interpretive information through interviews; reason logically, collect, compile, analyze and evaluate data and make verbal or written presentations based on these data; advise students individually and in groups on routine matters multicultural, multi-sexed and multi aged value systems and work accordingly; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, CSU administrators, student organizations, private and public agencies and others in committee work, and student advising and community contacts; and, rapidly acquire a general knowledge of the overall operation, functions and programs of the campus to which assigned. Demonstrated ability to make decisions and carry through actions having implications regarding other program or service areas Services Office.




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-for-year basis.


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 master’s degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.




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

• Master’s degree in College Counseling, Student Affairs, or related field; or California Preliminary Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential; or Preliminary Education Specialist Preliminary Teaching Credential; and/or public school teaching experience. Second language fluency – English Spanish. Technical fluency with Microsoft Office Professional Suite; Oracle-PeopleSoft/CMS baseline information system; Access; Hyperion (Brio); TMA, or similar maintenance management system; and Google mail and calendaring programs.


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. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current University Corporation employees who apply for the position.


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


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




• 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.


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.


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