Assessment and Research Coordinator - Student Affairs

California Polytechnic State University
September 24, 2023
Offerd Salary:$34,668 - $45,261
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Assessment and Research Coordinator - Student Affairs

Apply now Job no: 531162 Work type: Staff Location: San Luis Obispo Categories: Unit 7 - CSUEU - Clerical and Administrative Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Part Time, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled) Position Description

Job Summary

Directly reporting to the Director of Assessment and Research, the Assessment and Research Coordinator provides program and administrative support to enhance the strategic priorities in achieving its research and assessment goals. This position is part of a team that develops and supports initiatives for Student Affairs that supports the educational mission, vision, and values of Cal Poly.

Department Summary

The Division of Student Affairs promotes student success throughout the Cal Poly experience by providing Learn by Doing opportunities, delivering innovative student-centered programs, supporting personal growth, encouraging lifelong connections, and empowering all students within a safe, inclusive, and supportive environment. The Assessment and Research Department is committed to demonstrating the impact and value of Student Affairs programming and operations by guiding data-driven decisions that contribute to student success. This entails management of the divisional assessment and research programs and strategies. Further, the department is responsible for operating the Center for Bystander Intervention at Cal Poly (WITH US), which is dedicated to the study of college student bystander behavior and expanding the application of bystander intervention theory and research to prevent harm and lives lost.

Key Qualifications

  • Ability to coordinate, prioritize, and monitor multiple aspects of large- scale events. Ability to initiate a project and carry it through to completion.
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly to new instructions, situations, methods and procedures.
  • Ability to independently handle multiple work unit priorities and projects.
  • Ability to use negotiation and persuasion skills to achieve results and expedite projects.
  • Ability to apply independently a wide variety of policies and procedures where specific guidelines may not exist.
  • Ability to troubleshoot most office administration problems and respond to all inquiries and requests related to work area.
  • Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or its equivalent. Five years of general office support or technical experience. (Training at a vocational school or full-time college education may be substituted for two years of the required experience on the basis of one year of college education for 6 months of experience)
  • Salary and Benefits

    Anticipated Hiring Range: $34,668 - $45,261 Per Year (Salary reflects Part- Time / 30 hrs per week)

    Classification Range: $44,172 - $72,408 Per Year

    Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information.

    Cal Poly

    Cal Poly is a nationally-ranked public university located in San Luis Obispo, California, and known for its Learn by Doing philosophy. Each year more than 20,000 top-tier students come to San Luis Obispo to put knowledge into action, taking their learning outside the classroom as they prepare for careers in engineering, agriculture, science, business, humanities and the built environment. Cal Poly's hands-on philosophy, small class sizes and close student-faculty mentorships result in graduates ready from day one to impact their communities, California and the world. For more information, visit

    Diversity Statement

    At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

    Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. Cal Poly is an equal opportunity employer.

    Supplemental Information

    CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https: // and questions may be sent to [email protected].

    Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive.

    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.

    Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

    Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

    Advertised: August 24, 2023 (8:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time Applications close: Open Until Filled

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