Position Summary

Salary and Other Benefits

Anticipated Hiring Range $4,493 - $5,000 per month

Position Description

International Program Specialist (Extended Education Specialist I), College of Extended and Global Education


California State University, San Bernardino


Job No: 517509


Work type: Staff


Categories: Unit 4 – APC – Academic Professionals of California, Temporary, Full Time, Student Services




California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.


At CSUSB, you can:


• Build your future

• Work with the best

• Be your authentic self

• Focus on you

• Make a lasting impact

• Work for a purpose that is greater than your own

• Bring everything you are, become everything you want


Department Summary


The Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) department resides in the College of Extended and Global Education. PaCE extends university resources to accommodate the educational and professional development needs of today’s workforce in a variety of program formats and settings.


Job Summary


Under the direction of the Assistant Dean of the College of Extended and Global Education (CEGE), the incumbent will provide oversight and coordination for the daily operations of CSUSB’s English Language Program, as well as special short-term and long-term programs. The incumbent is responsible for the full scope of program operation, including initiation, execution, coordination, implementation, and evaluation. The incumbent also provides academic advising and services and student support for the programs.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


• Be responsible for program curriculum, instruction, program implementation, assessment, and revision.

• Develop and implement changes in curriculum and level objectives/outcomes; review and update assessment and placement procedures as needed.

• Organize English Placement Tests and post-tests at the end of the program; oversee student English proficiency improvements and level placements.

• Develop, maintain, and/or edit program calendars and dates, deadlines and fees, testing schedules, and the instructor manual and student handbook.

• Hire instructors and oversee instructor course assignments and classroom teaching performance; review program course evaluations and meet with instructors to design improvements; serve as a lead for instructors.

• Implement student success initiatives and serve on Student Engagement Committee and Orientation Committee.

• Develop and implement various surveys such as the Sense of Belonging survey and program evaluations; coordinate extra-curricular activities (special events) for students, including field trips and dorm shopping.

• Prepare enrollment report and other reports at the end of the term or program. Monitor student attendance and progress, provide academic advising, meet with students to discuss academic progress, coordinate designation of academic probation, and facilitate its resolution.

• Facilitate student admission and matriculation into degree programs and increase matriculation rate, organizing admission workshops and providing all necessary information to students.

• Serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) for IEP students, ensure compliance with immigration policies and regulations, maintain SEVIS immigration records, issue I-20s, and process transfers, travel signatures, and changes of status.


Employment Status: Full-time, Temporary, “Exempt” position.


Application Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. The initial review of applications will begin on August 30, 2022.


Work Schedule


Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, weekends and evenings may be required.


Key Qualifications


• Knowledge of the procedures and practices in educational program and curriculum planning; resources of the campus and the surrounding community; and the processes required to plan and construct academic programs and course outlines.

• Ability to determine needs for new or revised programs, plan course hours and credit, develop course outlines with instructors, locate instructors and to assist them in understanding and completing contract arrangements, develop budgets and analyze costs, write promotional materials and develop a variety of promotional techniques, represent the CSU system to the community and develop working relationships, manage logistics of providing classes, and maintain cost information and records.


Education and Experience


• Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university, preferably with courses in TESOL/ESL.

• Experience: Equivalent to two years of experience in planning classes or programs in the field of English as a Second Language.


• Experience developing resources, budgets, and marketing plans for educational programs and in acting as a liaison with the community is desirable. Teaching experience in higher or extended education may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis.


Preferred Qualifications


• Master’s Degree in TESOL and experience working with international students or non-native English speakers.

• Experience working as a Designated School Official (DSO) and handling immigration issues.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs.




Anticipated Hiring Range $4,493 – $5,000 per month


Classification Salary Range $4,493 – $6,395 per month


Statement of Commitment to Diversity


In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. In our commitment to diversity, we welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. Our commitment to work toward an environment that values diversity requires that we create, promote, and maintain activities and programs which further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values which discourage intolerance and discrimination.


The concept and dimensions of diversity are to be advanced and incorporated into every aspect of university activity, including student life, the curriculum, teaching, programs, staffing, personnel training practices, research, community services, events, and all other areas of university endeavor.


Dimensions of diversity shall include, but are not limited to, the following: race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ability, socioeconomic status, cultural orientation, national origin, and age.


The implementation of the Commitment to Diversity will rest with the university as a whole. The president, in addition to a personal commitment and involvement, may use the University Diversity Committee, campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students as well as other members of the campus community to effectively implement the philosophy and intent of this statement.


Supplemental Information


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 as a condition of employment.


California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.


This position may be “Designated” under California State University’s Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.htmlThis position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)


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