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Employment/Internship Specialist

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 3/27/23

Job Description

Employment/Internship Specialist

Job No: 524148
Work Type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Temporary, Full Time, Student Services

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Director of the Career Development Center and lead by the Assistant Director of Internship Services, this position coordinates the Learning Aligned Employment Program (LAEP) that serves underrepresented students, prioritizing first generation, current or former foster youth, and homeless students or at risk of homelessness in securing on-campus and off-campus employment. Overseeing student recruitment, on- and off- campus employer recruitment, program maintenance, reporting and compliance set by the California Student Aid Commission and University standards.
Key Responsibilities

  • Employment Program Coordination: Manage the application, job posting, matching and evaluation process through the Career Services Management System; ensure that the system is fully maximized by students, employers, the Career Services staff, and the campus community. Recruit and promote the employment program opportunities for eligible student populations (undergraduate, and credential students, etc.) and prioritizing by program requirements (i.e., first generation, low-income, foster youth, students at risk of homelessness, etc.)
  • Program Reporting, Student Eligibility and Compliance: Verifies student eligibility in partnership with financial aid and communicates to students and employers when no longer in compliance. Designs and conducts program evaluations to continually improve program effectiveness.
  • Employer Development: Establish and build relationships with a wide range of on-campus and off-campus employers, (including local, regional, national, and international) and those that demonstrate commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; maintain regular communication with targeted employers, including alumni employers, via direct contact, email blasts, alumni web pages, and print publications.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Experience in relationship building with demonstrated accomplishment in fostering productive relationships with employers and alumni groups.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, together with the ability to work collaboratively and courteously with colleagues throughout the University, alumni, other constituents, and the public.
  • Flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment to achieve institutional goals.
  • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with ability to be persuasive.
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated work experience in relationship building among various constituent groups; proven ability to develop and leverage relationships toward achievement of concrete goals.
  • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information.
  • Demonstrated experience identifying, analyzing, and creating marketing and promotional activities and campaigns.
  • Ability to work as lead person in developing and implementing marketing strategies involving collaborative arrangements with professional colleagues.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, work independently and collaboratively, and to foster teamwork and resourcefulness.
  • Excellent written communication skills, includes editing and proofreading to produce quality marketing materials. Strong writing skills with the ability to compose creative and concise communications, which are both informative and accurate.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with ability to be persuasive.
  • Strong critical thinking skills; must be able to analyze a problem or opportunity and identify appropriate strategies.
  • Familiarity with suite of Microsoft tools including Power Point, Excel and Word, Teams, OneDrive; demonstrated experience using survey analysis tools and related databases, including Access.

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 (preferred disciplines include: Business/Human Resources, Student Development/Higher Education, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations) or a job-related field and two years of professional experience in student service program, human resources or related field required.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in developing and facilitating programs and partnerships; making presentations; and exhibiting excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • A master's degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.
Licenses / Certificates

Valid CA Driver License required.

Career Development Center

Student Services Professional II

Hiring Range: $4,610 - 5,317 per month commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training. 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.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,610 - $6,556 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 1 year with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.
Application Procedures

Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.
Additional Information

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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

CSULB is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).

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.

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.

To view the University's Annual Campus Crime Report go to: Copies of the report are available upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police Department at [Register to View] .
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: Feb 09, 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.