Req No: 2023-15324 Category: Administrative/Clerical Type: Part-Time Contract Salary: $20.30 - $25.00 per hour Close Date:
Overview The San Diego State University Pre-College Institute (PCI) promotes college access and completion for under-served students through excellence and innovation in education. Pre-College Institute comprises 32 staff members which include management and support personnel.
Under the direct supervision of the PCI Executive Director, the Work-Study Internship Coordinator is responsible for cooperating with UB/HCOP Staff in managing the UB/HCOP Summer Academy enrollment process; for the development of a STEM work-study research internships and the pre-internships initiative for low-income and/or potential first-generation college-bound high school students. The incumbent uses independent analysis and judgment to develop, coordinate, and supervise complex and varied administrative tasks to provide exemplary work-study opportunities for high school students in collaboration with the campus community and PCI's university and laboratory partners. The position encompasses three major areas of responsibility: Internship development and coordination, employer relations, and student/academic department relations. The incumbent will secure internship placements for students according to their interests and the availability of internship positions.
Responsibilities Program Development (Pre-Summer Academy planning) 40%
Develop or refine the present protocol to review the adequacy of placements after each Summer.
Develop or refine the present timeline and track the completion of tasks needed to set up the program and implement it during the summer.
Develop or refine the present protocol and advising approach to work with each of the UB/HCOP students in the summer to assess their progress and to make changes in the condition of their placements weekly.
Develop or refine the present protocol for interviewing and assessing present UB/HCOP sophomores and juniors for their interest and appropriateness to be part of the UB/HCOP internship program.
Develop or refine the present communication and systems strategy to implement a six-week intensive STEM internship and pre-internship for sixty UB high school students to include:
Re-contact previous mentors/work-study internship site contact person(s) to re-establish program commitments for each upcoming summer.
Research and develop new mentors/work-study internship sites on and off the SDSU campus, related to program objectives.
Develop or refine the present internship agreements with each mentor/work-study internship site to include the legal, health and safety and liability requirements for placing minors in worksites both on and off the SDSU campus.
Maintain open communication with key personnel in the Colleges of Science, Engineering, and Health & Human Services.
Develop or refine the present curriculum for work-study sessions.
Develop or refine the present curriculum for career exploration.
Serve as a liaison for the UCSD HCOP Collaborative.
In coordination with the PCI Executive Director or her designee, develop or refine and implement the present orientation and/or training programs for students and science/health career mentors.
Program Coordination 40%
Follow-up on the academic year recruitment process.
Coordinate and communicate the development and implementation of each phase of the program with the UB/HCOP supervisor and project team.
Select continuing students as participants.
Recruit potential new students for the program to maintain a viable waitlist to meet standards of double recruitment.
Match student participants in mentorships appropriate for their interests and skills.
Maintain weekly ongoing contact with mentors/participants to ensure mutual satisfaction and to meet program objectives.
Conduct site visits and observations and assessments.
As program liaison, meet regularly with the PI for Upward Bound and the Director of Summer Residential Programs to update, coordinate and assess the progress of the work-study internship component in meeting project objectives.
Design presentation of internship initiative for Awards Banquet and Internship Symposium and guide students in the development of their presentations. Recruit, select, train, and supervise a Summer Assistant.
Meet with work-study students at least once per week.
Liaise with Curriculum Coordinator for adequacy of course offerings for interns and their scheduling.
Assist in marketing the services and programs by developing appropriate materials as well as advertising special events.
Assist production of program material and informational publications.
Program Assistance 20% Summer
Transport students to and from mentorships sites as needed.
Qualifications MINIMUM EDUCATION
Equivalent to a bachelors degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices or programs.
3-years of progressively responsible experience in an office or administrative environment
ADDITIONAL APPLICANT 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 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) and Livescan (fingerprint) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with SDSU Research Foundation/KPBS
San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer
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