Friday, August 29, 2014

Student Affairs Officer 1 Honors Collegium Coordinator Position in Honors-Position Available

A position has become available at the UCLA Campus. Please see below for additional information.

The bulk of the job involves running the daily operations of the Honors Collegium (from scheduling courses prior to the quarter, managing all the course needs during the quarter, to coordinating course evaluations after each quarter), assisting the Honors director with course proposals (writing-heavy), and managing a busy front desk.  
Application on the UCLA Campus Human Resources website closes on September 1st.  

Position Information 
Title code: 4354
Job Title: Student Affairs Officer 1
Suggested Working Title:  Honors Collegium Coordinator 
Posting Category: Student Affairs 
Personnel Program: PSS
Approved Grade Level: 1
Range Minimum: 19.19
Shift Differential: No
Shift Differential (Swing): 0
Shift Differential (Graveyard): 0
Shift Differential (Weekend): 0 
Shift Start: 8:00 am
Shift End: 5:00pm
Appomtiment Type: Career
Duration: Indefinite 
Requisition Type: Replacement 
Full or Part Time: Full Time
Percentage of Time: 100
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Department Information
Organization: 1300-Letters and Science 
Department : 0510-Honors Programs
Department Website URL:
Hiring Manager/Hiring Manager Assistant: Kathy Oriba and Mark Santos
Primary Hiring Contact: Mark Santos 
Primary Hiring Contact-email address:
Primary Hiring Contact-phone number: (310) 825-1553

Position Information
Job Primary Summary:

Working independently, under the general supervision of the Administrative Specialist-Supervisor and the Assistant Vice Provost (AVP) for Honors, the Honors Collegium Coordinator (SAO I) has responsibility for the daily administration of the Honors Collegium, an interdisciplinary curriculum of Honors seminars for a cohort of high achieving undergraduate students at UCLA. Duties include: work with varied offices and units across campus, including the Scheduling Office, the Registrar, the Office of Instructional Development, the bookstore, and the divisional departments to arrange course schedules, secure appropriate rooms and instructional services, monitor course needs and deliver appropriate services to participating professors; work with the Assistant Vice Provost to provide administrative service to the Honors Faculty Advisory Committee and assist in yearly course selection and monitoring of curricular funds; work with the AVP on the Course Inventory Management system; provide efficient, courteous, and informed service and problem solving to all Collegium faculty on a regular basis, by phone, by computer, and in person, responding to multi-level requests and needs under pressure. Assist in data collection and program evaluation; develop publications and promotional materials; manage all in-house files and records pertaining to the Honors Collegium and assist in preparation of annual and ad hoc reports. Under the supervision of the Administrative Specialist-Supervisor, assist at a busy counter providing academic advising and detailed information about Honors and about University and College regulations to a large population of honors students. Lead workshops and give presentations on Honors as appropriate to incoming and continuing students. Process personnel forms for Honors academic apprentice appointments. Work as a team to help develop programs and services for Honors students. Must be able to maintain a regular schedule and on-time attendance.

The mission of Honors Programs at UCLA is to provide an exceptional educational experience to a diverse group of high-achieving students in an environment that nurtures the growth of the student, academically, socially, emotionally and intellectually.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

I AM Returning Mentor Application

At this point, we'd like to know who will be returning as a mentor for the 2014–2015 school year. We're working with high school seniors who are looking to enroll in four-year institutions in fall 2015. We're working with students at 9 local LAUSD high schools ...
  • Belmont High
  • Downtown Magnets
  • Foshay Learning Center
  • Fremont High
  • Manual Arts High
  • Marshall High
  • Roosevelt High
  • Roybal Learning Center
  • West Adams Preparatory (new to I AM for 2014–2015)

The time commitment is the same—about 2–4 hours per month through May 2015. We'll do our best to accommodate your preferences in terms of school site and number of mentors. The application deadline is Friday, August 22.

If you're interested in being a mentor, please complete the attached returning mentor application and return it ASAP. You can fill out the attached electronic PDF orprint PDF, complete it, and e-mail it to or drop it off in WPH 701.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at Also, if you're looking to earn fieldwork experience for your graduate degree program, please e-mail so that we can schedule a time to discuss your options.

I look forward to working with all of you.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Graduate Student Intern, Viterbi Graduate Admission

This Position is Open to Current USC Graduate Students Only.
The Viterbi Graduate Admission team is seeking a graduate intern to assist graduate engineering applicants through the admission process with a high level of customer service.  Graduate interns help guide students through the application process and communicate with them regularly in person, by phone, and email.  Ideal candidates possess excellent interpersonal skills and a high level of critical thinking.

Position duties include:

          Communicate with students to help them complete their applications, determine their application status, and manage their expectations.
          Assist with quantitative application analysis projects: work with large database of application records, conduct extensive data entry and analysis, compile and organize results for reports. 
          Assist with development of communication management systems: manage large volume of phone and e-mail inquiries and provide feedback and analysis for improvements.
          Process electronic and paper application materials.
          Handle confidential information.
          Contribute to web content and email campaigns.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word; experience with Access preferred.
  • Have strong written and oral communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Be detail-oriented and have excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to think critically about complex situations and strong problem-solving skills.
Hours requested are 20 hours per week and work-study is preferred. Must be enrolled in graduate coursework in Fall 2014.

This position is NOT open to Viterbi graduate students. Any applications submitted by Viterbi graduate students will not be considered.  

Apply for the position through ConnectSC (  – Job ID 55621.  Attach you resume and schedule availability as the “document”. 

Intern Positions at Viterbi School of Engineering

Monday, August 25, 2014

"Spirituality in Education" Forum

Cynthia S. Johnson Endowment
Student Development Forum


Featuring Distinguished Scholars

Helen Astin, Alexander Astin, and Arthur Chickering

The Educational Leadership Department at California State University, Long Beach is pleased to announce the inaugural Student Development Forum, honoring Cynthia Johnson, co-founder of the

Student Development in Higher Education program and 41st president of ACPA.

Friday, October 3
8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lunch will be served

Visit the website to register for the Forum and to learn about the Endowment.

USC Kortschak Center Practicum and Fieldwork Experience