Coordinator, Campus and Community Engagement

Apply now Job no: 530688
Work type: Staff
Location: Northridge
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Administrative, Compliance/Legal, Custodial/Facilities, Temporary, Full Time, Information Systems & Technology, Marketing/Communications, Student Services, On-site (work in-person at business location)

CSUN strives to be a destination workplace, where everyone understands that they belong to a community that is vital in advancing student success and providing exemplary service to all stakeholders. We foster an environment of success, both for our students and our employees. We have a relentless passion for celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as being an employer of choice. You will also have the opportunity to realize your own personal goals and be recognized for the work you do, and enjoy the unique value the CSUN community can offer. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place. Learn more:


Major Duties

Under general supervision of the Director of Student Life and Leadership, the Coordinator for Campus and Community Engagement ensures student engagement in service opportunities and assists campus and community members with the appropriate use of university grounds and facilities. The incumbent serves as the lead for the department’s volunteer program Unified We Serve, works with department staff, campus and community partners to implement program events, develops a robust volunteer management process, and maintains a database of university and community based volunteer activities.

  • Supports the appropriate use of university grounds and facilities, implements the campuses time, place and manner policy, assigns designated outdoor university spaces, and provides event planning, free speech and risk management resources, trainings, and consultation.
  • Assists with University and department efforts, initiatives, programs, and etc., that advance equity and diversity at the University.
  • Evaluates and assesses assigned programs and serves as the lead for assigned graduate and/or student assistants. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


*NOTE: To view the full position description including all of the required qualifications copy and paste this link into your browser:



  • Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field. Upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques interviewing and conflict resolution where such are job related, is preferred.
  • Equivalent of three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience; including one year in campus and community engagement preferred.
  • A Master’s degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience.       
  • Experience advising and/or coordinating programs related to civic engagement, volunteerism, service, involvement, leadership, and/or student organizations preferred.     
  • Experience giving presentations preferred. 

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of: the principles, practices and trends of the Student Services field as well as thorough knowledge of the policies, procedures and practices of the program area to which assigned; the principles of individual and group behavior, individual counseling techniques. Thorough 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; student development theories
  • 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; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals.
  • Ability to: apply student development theories to student leadership development; speak in public; give presentations; create, implement, and evaluate university-wide student-centered programs; exercise sound time management skills and control of projects and work pro-actively to mitigate delays, budget problems and any additional complications that may jeopardize operations of unit; manage, organize and demonstrate command of complex and continuously changing array of information, dates, places and people in a systematic way in order to optimize efficiency and minimize duplication of effort in the process of completing projects; analyze information, problems, situations procedures etc. to define the problem, identify the relevant issues, and generate reasonable and appropriate alternatives or solutions; consistently report to work on time prepared to perform the duties of the position; communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.
  • Ability to demonstrate: strong organizational and communication skills. Demonstrated experience coordinating large-scale campus events. Proficiency in using PC computers utilizing programs such as Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, etc.).


Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

  • The university offers an excellent benefits package, including but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, retirement & savings, tuition waiver and more.
  • Classification/grade: 3084 / SSP III / 1
  • The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $5025 - $5406 per month, dependent upon qualifications and experience. The salary range for this classification is: $5025 - $7159 per month.
  • HOURS: Full Time; 40 hours per week; Monday through Friday; may include evenings and weekends.  
  • TEMP: This is a Temporary-renewable position, end date to be determined.
  • The individual hired for this role will physically work on-campus in Northridge. This is not a telecommute position. 


General Information

  • Applications received through September 25, 2023, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
  • This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
  • A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. 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 may be 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.
  • In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.
  • Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link:
  • The CSU recommends that faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities at any university location be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and that all individuals who access any in-person program or activity (on- or off-campus) operated or controlled by the University follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications and comply with other safety measures established by each campus.


Equal Employment Opportunity

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, covered military and veteran status, and disability. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.

Advertised: Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close:

Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend