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Education Field Coordinator

Categories: Pacific Region 9


Student Services


Humboldt State University  

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Position Description
Education Field Coordinator
Review: October 14, 2015(Job #15-75)
Education Field Coordinator, Student Services Professional (SSP)
IA, $1,401—$1,714/month, SSP IB, $1,514—$2,142/month, or SSP II, $1,717—$2,441.
Appointments are typically made at the beginning of the salary range. This is a half-time, benefited, 11/12 pay plan (work 11 months out of the year with pay and bene- fits spread over 12), temporary position in the School of Education (SOE).Position Summary: The Education Fieldwork Coordinator is the academic advisor of current and prospec- tive credential candidates and makes and monitors fieldwork placements.SSP IA/ SSP IB Duties:Advising: Plans, schedules and conducts public orientation meetings; advises potential applicants about ad- mission procedures and regulations; corresponds with individuals seeking information about the program; coordi- nates the screening interviews for candidate admissions; advises and directs students through the appeals process; notifies students of their admission status; monitors completion of admission packets, monitors candidates comple- tion of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) requirements prior to full-time apprentice teach- ing; monitors and maintains records of candidates fieldwork placements and completion of fieldwork requirements; and monitors and maintains records of supervisor contacts with apprentice teachers and interns.Field Placement: Disseminates information regarding the credential programs and the field site placements; plans, schedules and conducts orientation meetings to help students prepare for the field site interview process; ar- ranges alternative placements when necessary; works with the Program Leader to mediate conflicts related to field- work issues and assignments; under the Program Leader's supervision, corresponds with cooperating districts and Schools of Education at other universities regarding fieldwork placements.

Program Coordination:
Designs and conducts orientation and regular meetings for University fieldwork supervisors; works with University supervisors; makes sure all documents are distributed to supervisors in a timely manner; monitors supervisors to ensure paperwork is returned on time; updates supervisors on CCTC, HSU and SOE program policies, regulations and procedures; reviews and revises forms and handbooks to accurately reflect current policies and procedures; serves as custodian of application packets and candidate files; verifies and records grades for fieldwork and extended apprentice teaching and undergraduate fieldwork.
SSP II Duties:
All of the above mentioned SSP I duties plus SSP II employees will be expected to perform with greater independ- ence and less supervision in performing duties encompassed by this classification. They will also deal with school- related issues independently, including mediating conflicts and counseling candidates.

Application Process
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Institution Information
HSU is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

Contact Information
Human Resources
Siemens Hall - Room 211
Arcata, CA 95521-8299
(707) 826-3626
Fax: (707) 826-3625



Required Qualifications 
SSP IA - 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. Specialized student services professional experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge skills and abilities listed below may be substitut- ed for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
SSP IB - In addition to minimum qualifications for SSP IA a minimum of one year of professional student services work experience is required. Experience working with complex software system such as a student information system or a degree audit system is preferred.
SSP II - In addition to minimum qualifications for SSP IA two years of demonstrated full-time professional experi- ence with respect to any combination of the following: degree evaluation, transfer articulation, degree audit sys- tems, advisement, and/or admissions counseling are required. A master's degree in a job-related field may be substi- tuted for one year of the professional experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge and understanding of the California credentialing process, credential course and fieldwork and schools; excellent interpersonalskills; effective organizational skills; supervisory, teaching and training experience; counseling and or conflict management skills; excellent rapid touch-typing skills; strong word processing, writing and database usage skills; advanced technology skills; ability to work with diverse populations and attention to detail. Knowledge of mid- dle and high schools preferred.

Preferred Qualifications
Application Procedure:
Applicants must submit a letter of interest,, resume and contact information for at least three professional references to Human Resources, 1 Harpst Street, Arcata, CA 95521-8299 or via e-mail to Applications that do not include the HSU Employment Application will not be considered.Application Deadline: This position is open until filled. The first review of applications will begin October 14, 2015.