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OURS Program Coordinator

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 5/06/23

Job Description

OURS Program Coordinator

Job No: 518846
Work Type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Temporary, Full Time, Student Services

Job Summary

Administrates all student-centered services for the Office of Undergraduate Research Services (OURS), Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP), and the Health Research Peer Group (BUILD II), including counseling, academic advising, support services, recruitment, admissions, research seminar and supervision of administrative assistant and paraprofessional staff. Oversees and manages administrative services of OURS, including payroll, hiring, training, and compliance.
Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee daily operations of Office of Undergraduate Research Services (OURS)
  • Independently provide counseling and academic advising to OURS, UROP, and other undergraduate student populations.
  • Health Research Peer Group (BUILD II) grant and program implementation
  • Manage major research events (e.g. UROP Research Symposium, NCUR delegation to out of state conferences, staff and faculty engagement with Annual and Statewide Student Research Competition, Week of RSCA etc.)
Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Ability to work in a culturally diverse population. Demonstrated knowledge of general principles, practices, and trends in serving prospective and/or current diverse college students, including those from low income and first-generation backgrounds. Knowledge of undergraduate issues and academic complexity are strongly preferred. Demonstrated familiarity with the research process to guide students in an undergraduate research experience. It is strongly preferred that candidates have experience in academic advising and a working knowledge of CSULB rules and regulations. Should have the ability to interpret and apply all rules and regulations. Expected to show initiative and resourcefulness to interpret and implement activities that support student timely progress towards degree. Detailed oriented; skills in collecting and analyzing data are essential. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, CSULB administrators, and students is required. Ability to coordinate student support services programs, research, and program evaluation. Ability and/or experience in managing daily operations in a fast-paced office environment, including ability to plan, organize, and execute a multitude of projects. Demonstrated knowledge of general principles, practices, and trends in communication, customer service skills. Skills to serve culturally diverse student populations. Academic advising for diverse student population. Familiarity and experience with the research process. Capacity to provide direct supervision of paraprofessional staff. Familiarity with research process for faculty and first and second year undergraduates. Interpersonal skills. Faculty interactions and support. Organizational skills. Academic advising. Capacity to develop programs. Capacity to engage in program assessment and evaluation

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience

Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration, or a job-related field and two (2) years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas required. Master's Degree in counseling, higher education administration or related field preferred. Research experience at the undergraduate or graduate level (e.g. completion of a master's thesis or dissertation or program evaluation experience) preferred.

Office of Undergraduate Research

Student Services Professional II

The targeted salary may be set as high as $4,700 per month based on experience. The salary range for this classification is $4,304 to $6,120 per month.

Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.
Time Base

Full-time temporary position for one (1) year with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.
Application Procedures

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Additional Information

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and 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.

Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.
Equal Employment Statement

California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

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CSU Vaccination Policy

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to
Out of State Employment Policy

California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Application Closes: Jan 25, 2023 (11:55 PM)

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Company Details

Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.