California State University

Position Information
This is a full-time, permanent (probationary) position.
Conditions of Employment
The California State University (CSU) is committed to safeguarding the health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the communities we serve, as well as maintaining higher education access and attainment for our students, as such, we embrace a comprehensive strategy designed to reduce the likelihood of transmission of the COVID-19 virus. 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 if eligible. Any candidate advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at CSU Vaccination Policy. Questions about the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy may be sent to [email protected].
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) 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 CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.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.
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.
Application Deadline & Salary Information
The application deadline is: Tuesday, September 6, 2022
The salary range for this classification is: $4,304 – $6,120 monthly.
Major Duties
Under the general supervision of the Associate Director, Outreach and School Relations, the Admissions and Recruitment Specialist performs duties related to the recruitment and enrollment of K-16 students to CSUDH. Responsibilities include meeting prospective students and their families/support systems to provide information about enrollment and admission; these interactions will occur in individual and group settings. The incumbent plans, develops and conducts transcript evaluations, individual admission advisement, group admission advisement, and seminars. Also coordinates and recommends programs designed to assess and prepare incoming/prospective students for post-secondary education and develop a pipeline to DH. Provides lead work direction and training to student interns who support Admissions and Recruitment and yield activities, including Campus Tours, and New Student Orientation.
Required 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.
Required Experience: The equivalent of two (2) 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.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Working knowledge of the practices, procedures and activities of the program to which assigned; 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 interpretative 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 where required; recognize multicultural, multisexed 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 with regard to other program or service areas Services Office.
Preferred Qualifications:
Two years experience in higher education. A master’s degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience. Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field. Master’s Degree in Student Affairs or related field. Recent experience working in Outreach, Recruitment and Admissions and experience with PeopleSoft.
Knowledge of: CSU admission standard CSU and CSUDH enrollment policies, Enrollment Market Platform (EMP), Requirements for incoming first-year students including Freshmen and Transfer, CSUDH student employee hiring and evaluation processes. Skills in advising and counseling students in individual and group settings, public speaking, communicating effectively in writing, handling complaints or concerns effectively, working with EMP. Ability: provide exceptional customer service to all constituents, exceptional communication skills, plan and coordinate events for large and smalls groups. Manage multiple tasks and deadlines..

60% – Advising and Counseling

Advises students from the prospective stage to enrollment ensuring
students adhere to admission policy and requirements, financial aid policies and procedures, including students eligible for special programs and services such as Early Start, DHFYE and Student Support Services.

Plans and conducts recruitment visits to schools/colleges.
Designs and conducts oral presentations at schools/colleges.
Represents CSU Dominguez Hills at college nights/fairs, transfer days and other recruitment related events.
Provides on-site advising to prospective students which includes transcript assessment, subject requirements, and transfer requirements.

35% – Planning, coordination and analysis

Coordinates recruitment and yield events, recommends programmatic changes to improve events and assists with New Student Orientation, Early Assessment Program and Strategic Recruitment Initiatives.
Participates with interviews and the selection of student interns for Admission and Recruitment events
Evaluates and codes admission files by following Title V requirements.

5% – Other duties as assigned
Closing Statement
California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce.

California State University Dominguez Hills 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. For more information or definition of these terms, please visit:

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at , or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639. Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9

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