Early Childhood Studies Administrative Support

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Work type: Staff
Location: Channel Islands
Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Division of Academic Affairs/School of Education

Administrative Support Coordinator II


Program Support: Provides general support to Early Childhood Studies program and faculty including but not limited to organizing events, making room reservations, obtaining parking passes for guests, submitting catering orders, processing expense claims, purchasing, creating outlook calendar invitations, creating zoom meetings for meetings and events, note taking during meetings, developing program and event flyers, processing travel, and new faculty on-boarding assistance. Places orders for program­ specific office supplies and promotional items and keeps an inventory. Distributes monthly program newsletter. Maintains and updates folder with student and faculty resources as well as program information. Maintains program resources by developing a system for resource check-out by students. Coordinates and leads student recruitment sessions on and off campus and virtually. Supports faculty during orientation, information sessions, and admitted Dolphin Day. Assists in the retention of ECS students by giving access to program resources and connecting students to CSUCI campus resources. Maintains consistent and clear communication with ECS Program Chair and faculty. Other related program duties as assigned.

Field Placements: In consultation with the Early Childhood Studies (ECS) Program Chair and faculty, visits schools and liaises with early childhood centers/school site administrators to help arrange and secure sites for field work and student teaching. Communicates with sites to identify, confirm, and monitor students in their field placements. Arranges all field placements for student teachers and student observers. Communicates with students about field placements requirements. Processes, tracks, and records all supporting documents for required clearances (fingerprints, vaccinations, T.B., etc.). Communicates with field sites regarding field work attendance. Manages and monitors student teacher timesheets. Creates and maintains database of field and partner sites (site, mentor teachers, course-related information, etc.) and student and mentor perception surveys to help ensure the availability of data for the continuous improvement of the ECS program. Maintains database of Student Teaching Agreements with Field Sites, and processes new agreements. Edits student teaching handbook and field work guidelines. Provides support for service-learning experiences in ECS courses. Performs other related placement duties as assigned.


Education equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in early childhood, education, psychology, sociology, communication, or a related social science preferred.

Customer service skills to support the mission of the University, School of Education, and ECS program. Strong general office skills and intermediate skills with PC, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Adobe with the ability to use standard office equipment such as a scanner, copy and fax machine. Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills, including excellent phone etiquette. Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a busy work environment with frequent interruptions. Must be flexible and responsive in an office of changing priorities and work assignments. Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion when dealing with sensitive and confidential information involving students, teachers, and educational professionals. Able to work independently to handle multiple work unit priorities and projects from start to finish. Ability to work with a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. Some travel to off-campus local instructional locations will be required.

Preferred: Basic Spanish language communication skills. Experience working with or advising university students. Ability to work on program website. Experience working in early childhood settings preferably with child-care, preschool, elementary school and/or families of young children.

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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

Hiring Range: $4,300 - $4,600 per month

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