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Educational Placement Coordinator

Apply now Job no: 537513
Work type: Staff
Location: Monterey Bay
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

Classification:  Administrative Analyst/Specialist Ex II/III
Hours:  Full-time / 40 hours per week 
FLSA:  Exempt

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: AA/S II level is $5,819 to $6,500 per month & AA/S III level is $7,540-$8,797 per month
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*CSUMB provides pay scales representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for this position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, and CSU systemwide pay for comparable jobs.

Priority Screening Date:  April 22, 2024
Recruitment Status:  Extended


California State University, Monterey Bay is a mid-sized university in California’s Central Coast that grants undergraduate and graduate degrees. Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, CSUMB is part of the nation’s largest four-year public university system, California State University, which educates nearly 460,000 students every year. 

With a vibrant, diverse student body of over 7,000 students, CSU Monterey Bay is both a Minority Serving Institution and a Hispanic Serving Institution. Our staff and faculty transform students’ lives with a focus on student success and engagement through experiential learning, service learning, and a strong emphasis on multicultural and global perspectives. CSUMB’s sustainability goal is to be carbon neutral by 2030. 

The university’s Strategic Plan prioritizes inclusive excellence through recruiting and investing in developing a diverse body of faculty, staff and administrators. Many appreciate living and working close to the shores of beautiful Monterey Bay, with easy access to recreational areas from Big Sur to Santa Cruz. Nearby opportunities for collaborative research include working in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Silicon Valley, and with colleagues at local research universities, including UC Santa Cruz and Stanford University.

As one of the 23 campuses in the CSU system, CSUMB offers excellent benefits, including access to below-market-rate rental housing on East Campus, and competitive salaries for faculty and staff. With proximity to the San Francisco Bay Area and San Jose, opportunities for faculty, staff and students are as endless as the shores of the nearby Pacific Ocean.


Reporting to the Dean of the College of Education and under the general direction of the Chair of the Department of Education and Leadership, the Educational Placement Coordinator provides program leadership and strategic direction for placement-based activities for students across the College of Education completing external internships and student teaching degree and credential requirements. 

The Department of Education and Leadership in the College of Education offers programs in Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, School Psychology, Speech Language Pathology, and a Master of Arts in Education. The department also operates an internship program leading to the same credentials. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Applying extensive knowledge of educational theory, accreditation requirements, and research-informed best practice to administer an effective and efficient program of successful clinical placement of credential /graduate candidates (e.g., General and Special Education, School Psychology, Ed Admin, and undergraduate integrated credential programs). Assuring that all placements meet the state accreditation requirements set forth by Commission on Teacher Credentialing. For example:

  • Building positive relationships between the College of Education and school districts, individual schools, and other appropriate institutions. 
    1. Coordinating agreements between the College and institutions that mentor our candidates, and
    2. Developing new partnerships as needed
  • Developing and implementing procedures for clinical supervisors, including documentation of placement activities required for accreditation
  • Communicating with credential candidates regarding program expectations and requirements
  • Conducting regularly scheduled professional development and in-service training activities for clinical supervisors
  • Developing, maintaining, and communicating effective procedures and expectations for clinical supervisors regarding teaching candidate requirements and evaluation
  • Collecting and maintaining confidential assessment data relevant to placement activities and requirements

2. Overseeing and managing the clinical placement databases for program operation and accreditation purposes. For example:

  • Using ingenuity, innovation, and problem-solving skills to conceive of new approaches and solutions to address the complexity of maintaining accurate and appropriate placement information about candidates, mentors, and clinical supervisors in designated database(s)
  • Compiling and maintaining data on candidate hours, placement requirements, and supervisor evaluations in database(s)
  • Coordinating with the department chair, program coordinators, faculty, and campus instructional technology support staff to ensure functionality of databases and generate data needed for accreditation and evaluation

3. Preparing reports and providing information in response to assessment and accreditation requirements in the area of clinical placement. This includes:

  • Coordinating with department chair, program coordinators, and department staff on the submission of appropriate accreditation documents
  • Monitoring and auditing data to generate summaries and reports for program assessment and accreditation reports, such as for CTC accreditation

Other Functions:

Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.


Thorough knowledge of and ability to apply extensive expertise to complex programs and/or administrative specialties, including pertinent laws and regulations. Demonstrated expertise in and advanced knowledge of the principles, problems, and methods of public and business administration and operational and fiscal management. Expertise in administrative survey techniques, operations and systems analysis, statistical and research methods, and the ability to interpret and evaluate results to develop sound conclusions and recommend new or revised policies.

Skills: Demonstrated expertise in and advanced knowledge of the principles, problems, and methods of public and business administration and operational and fiscal management. Expertise in administrative survey techniques, operations and systems analysis, statistical and research methods, and the ability to interpret and evaluate results to develop sound conclusions and recommend new or revised policies. Demonstrated consultative skills in working with internal and external constituent groups. Skill in the research, development and evaluation of policies and programs, including skill in the collection, evaluation, and interpretation of data to develop sound conclusions and make appropriate recommendations.

Ability to:  take initiative and work independently to determine effective approaches to projects and priorities; organize, coordinate, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved; apply extensive expertise to complex programs and/or administrative specialties, including pertinent laws and regulations; understand problems from a broad, interactive perspective and discern applicable underlying principles to conceive of and develop strategic solutions; work with representatives from public and private entities and handle potentially sensitive situations; effectively present ideas and concepts in written or presentation format and use consultative and facilitation skills to gain consensus; apply extensive expertise to the complexity of maintaining effective university-community partnerships in both face-to-face and online contexts; work with representatives from public and private entities and handle potentially sensitive situations.


Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.


Skill in:  knowledge of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Excel (including pivot tables/charts, linking worksheets, and creating formulas), preparing PowerPoint, providing exceptional customer service, and planning and executing events.  Knowledge of co-teaching and residency requirements of teacher preparation in California. Experience in information retrieval and data presentation and reporting.  Thorough knowledge of office systems and expertise using a broad range of technology systems and packages including database management, spreadsheet, design/creative-based software, electronic scheduling, and word processing.


Three (3) years public experience especially in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms/schools/districts. Master’s degree or equivalent in appropriate area; experience and/or formal training in classroom observation and supervision.  Knowledge of co-teaching and residency models of teacher preparation. Experience with pre-service or in-service teacher training programs. Understanding of regulations and standards pertaining to teacher education in California. Commitment to field-based teacher education. Experience as a public school administrator or supervisor.  Exceptional ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a professional, persuasive and tactful manner.  Technical fluency with Banner in the use of Microsoft Office Suite; Google’s G-Suite (Gmail, Docs, Drive, and Calendar); Oracle–PeopleSoft / Common Management System or equivalent Student, HR and Financial information systems; Hyperion or equivalent reporting tools; intranet drives; and internet browsers.  Highly desirable: Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to CSUMB’s Founding Vision Statement

Administrative Analyst/Specialist Ex III 

Master’s degree or equivalent in appropriate area; experience and/or formal training in classroom observation and supervision and five years of public experience especially in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms/schools/districts. 


  • All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
  • 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.
  • This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.
  • This position has been designated as a sensitive position with access to and responsibility for detailed personally identifiable Level 1 confidential information about students, faculty, staff or alumni that is protected, personal or sensitive as defined in the CSU Information Security Data Classification Standards.
  • This position is required to comply with confidentiality requirements outlined in the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.
  • This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority, will be required to participate in annual training, and to immediately forward to the Clery Compliance Officer all reports of Clery Act crimes brought to their attention.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the University's liability coverage.
  • May require occasional evenings and/or weekend work.


Office environment with standard equipment and tasks.  The position requires working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time.  May require travel between campus offices and off-campus locations. 

The health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff remain our highest priority. While on campus, students, faculty, staff, and the community will be expected to follow all campus safety mandates.  


CSUMB offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, dental and vision plans; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS); and 15 paid holidays a year. For more information, visit Employee Benefits Summary. As a perk, the University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay provides access to affordable campus housing based on availability; visit Schoonover Employee Housing for more information.


For full consideration, applicants must complete the required online application prior to the priority screen date found at Careers at CSUMB. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned.

CSUMB is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Human Resources at (831) 582-3389 or emailing All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.


CSUMB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States and is an E-Verify employer. In compliance with federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics, you can view the notice of availability and access the Cal State University, Monterey Bay annual security and fire safety reports at

CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.


CSUMB is an Equal Opportunity employer seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. We value and celebrate diversity in all its forms and strive to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. We consider qualified applicants for employment for their anticipated contributions and without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

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