California State University San Bernardino Internship Coordinator (SSP III)/ Career Center in San Bernardino, California


*Work Schedule: *To be determined.

*Employment Status: *Full-time, probationary "exempt" position

First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning August 22, 2016.

Position Summary:

Student Services Professionals are responsible for providing a wide variety of professional services and activities ranging from preadmission to the university through post-graduation. The purpose of these services and activities is to assist students in making successful progress toward their degree objectives; to provide learning experiences which supplement those in the classroom; and to assist and encourage students to utilize effectively the knowledge, skills and abilities learned during their university careers. Such services and activities may include providing information and guidance to students; assisting students to think through problems and select suitable solutions and courses of action; evaluating student needs and authorizing services; coordinating and administering programs, events, and projects; facilitating student involvement in campus life; advocating the needs of individual students and groups of students to university administrators, faculty and staff; and providing support and assistance to students facing a variety of personal as well as institutional problems, questions and challenges.

About the University and Career Center:

California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually.The mission of the Career Center is to support the career readiness of all students and alumni by providing advising, assessment, workshops, career events, employer networking opportunities, internships and job opportunities that result in the establishment or advancement of personalized career goals. Typical Activities

Under the general direction of the Director of the Career Center, The incumbent will provide counseling and related support to students seeking academically-related career experiences. Typical activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide advising related to resume evaluations, internship search practices, interview preparation, major choice and social media resources as it relates to internships.
  • Increase and promote internship resources where students can find internship and research experiences relative to their academic pursuits.
  • Work closely with students to track any and all internal (to the Career Center) funding opportunities that will support student internships in qualified opportunities.
  • Develop and facilitate workshops that will assist students with preparing for and securing internships.
  • The incumbent will collaborate with appropriate university faculty and staff to ensure that internships are properly processed and mutually beneficial to the university students and outside employers.
  • Plan and execute large-scale complex projects with broad visible impact that involve coordination with academic faculty, campus departments and community employers.
  • The incumbent will be the subject matter expert when it comes to Fair Labor Standards Act and how it applies to internships for CSUSB students.
  • The incumbent will manage resources and work closely with Risk Management to ensure that all appropriate documents are reviewed and available to faculty and staff that work with student interns. The incumbent will organize a campus committee that develops processes and systems that ensure compliance to CSU Executive Order 1064.
  • Under general supervision of the Career Center Director, the incumbent will identify and build partnerships with businesses and employers to create paid and unpaid internship opportunities for CSUSB students.
  • Provide recommendations and solutions to problems that may arise for either students or placement sites including the development of a training manual with policy updates. Additionally, the incumbent will plan, develop, recruit and implement training and support systems for site supervisors in order to create the most appropriate career opportunities for students and will conduct pre and post internship evaluations.
  • Partner with Employer Relations Coordinator to develop employers to campus engagement opportunities specific to internships.
  • Develop, market and manage the day-to-day internship program that includes oversight and development of application materials and processes as well as the integration of the evaluation data to assess progress.
  • Utilize published student demographic data to recruit employers seeking a diverse workforce.
  • Compile and report data on internship activities, assess employer relations efforts and provide feedback on the effectiveness of such efforts.
  • Effectively track job market demand, trends in recruiting, internship-offer data and hiring results for students in various academic majors.
  • Utilize the Career Center's database to generate reports, analyze data and develop employer contact lists.
  • The incumbent will oversee the Internship Program Support on administrative duties.
  • Under general supervision of the Career Center Director, the incumbent will provide assistance in budget planning, strategic planning, goal setting, monthly and annual reports, etc.
  • The incumbent will also attend administrative staff meetings and participate in professional development activities.
  • The incumbent will perform other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications

Thorough knowledge of the principles of individual and group behavior. General knowledge of the principles, practices and trends of the Student Services field as well as general knowledge of the policies, procedures and practices of the program area to which assigned; general knowledge of individual counseling techniques; general knowledge, or the ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge, of the organizational procedures and activities of the specific campus to which the position is assigned. Working knowledge of student services programs outside the program to which immediately assigned. Ability to analyze complex situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action; advise students individually and in groups on complex student-related matters; determine appropriate courses of action and proper techniques to utilize while engaged with individuals in personal interactions of an argumentative or sensitive nature; interpret and evaluate descriptions and explanations of problems brought forward by individuals or student organizations, analyze and define the problem, draw valid conclusions and project consequences of various alternative courses of action; carry out a variety of professionally complex assignments without detailed instructions; and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals.

Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. One year in the program area to which assigned may be preferred but is not required.

A master's degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the three years of experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional career or personal counseling.

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field, including or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution where such are job-related.

Supplemental Information

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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.

California State University, San Bernardino 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 may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:

This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Number: 2016-00560

Department: Student Affairs

Closing: Continuous

Agency: California State University, San Bernardino

Address: 5500 University Parkway San Bernardino, California, 92407.

Phone: (909) 537-5138


Salary: $48,984.00 - $69,780.00 Annually

Location: San Bernardino, CA