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Available Positions

Thank you for your interest in joining the CSU STEM VISTA program!
See the available VISTA positions for the 2022-2023 year below.​

Required application materials:

  • ​Complete and submit an AmeriCorps application through My AmeriCorps. Apply through the applications links below!
  • Email your resume to vista@calstate.edu.
  • Complete our candidate questionnaire. A link will be provided once we receive your AmeriCorps application. 

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FresnoCo-Curricular STEM Coordinator - College of Science and Math

Do you have a passion for social justice? If so, consider serving as the Co-curricular Coordinator at Fresno State University’s College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) to help improve STEM equity by providing more accessible and better coordinated high-impact opportunities for students. CSM provides many High-Impact Practices (HIPs) that help students learn while building community, expertise, and career readiness. For first-time freshmen entering CSM, the first-year experience program with “wraparound support” (faculty and advisors working together) provides their first HIP experience. As the Co-curricular STEM Coordinator, you will assist in developing an indigenous speaker-series and more service learning opportunities to connect with existing first-year STEM efforts. You will also gather recommendations from students and staff on establishing more obvious ways for students to engage in high-impact experiences, and develop roadmaps with recommended pathways of co-curricular high-impact practices.   ​

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San MarcosCultura STEM Specialist - Latin@/x Center

​​Do you enjoy being in an inclusive and culturally enriching environment? Do you have a passion to assist the Latin@/x community’s STEM retention rates? If so, the Latin@/x Center at CSUSM is hiring a Cultura STEM Pathways Specialist that would help you excel with your skillset. The Latin@/x Center aims to educate students about the Latin@/x/Hispanic culture and spread awareness concerning relevant social issues the community faces. This equips students with the knowledge and understanding to disperse to others and foster self-advocacy. As the Cultura STEM Specialist, you will coordinate programs and workshops focusing on Latin@/x STEM success. Additionally, you will assist with the design and implementation of a Latin@/x  Center STEM Advisory Council. Lastly, you will assist with data assessment and program evaluation measures aimed at expanding resources for STEM majors at the center. ​

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PomonaEvaluation Liaison - Office of Undergraduate Research and Learn Through Discovery

Cal Poly Pomona is looking for dynamic, organized, and detail-oriented individuals who are seeking to make a difference in students' lives through project-based experiences. The most important characteristics we are looking for are a passion for helping students succeed, especially under-represented students in STEM, and an eagerness to learn. The Office of Undergraduate Research and the Projects Hatchery are part of the Office of Academic Innovation. They provide students with the training, mentoring, and funding to turn students' ideas for improving their communities into a reality. As the Evaluation Liaison, you will explore the challenges faced by 4th-year, first-generation, low-income, and BIPOC students. You will also assist the office staff and external evaluators by collecting student participant information, updating current databases, and updating demographic and student success information. Finally, you will contribute to the analysis of the data by creating queries of the database.  ​

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PomonaEvents and Training Liaison - Office of Undergraduate Research and Learn Through Discovery

Cal Poly Pomona is looking for dynamic, organized, and detail-oriented individuals who are seeking to make a difference in students’ lives through project-based experiences. The most important characteristics we are looking for are a passion for helping students succeed, especially under-represented students in STEM, and an eagerness to learn. The Office of Undergraduate Research and the Projects Hatchery are part of the Office of Academic Innovation. They provide students with the training, mentoring, and funding to turn students' ideas for improving their communities into a reality. As the Events and Training Liaison, you will create and implement new programming, training, and marketing materials that engage and support  Pell-eligible, first-generation, and students of color in research and project experiences. Additionally, you will engage 4th year STEM students so that they receive the mentoring and the sense of belonging needed to be successful.​

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HumboldtSTEM Student Success Advocate - Center for Community Based Learning

Are you interested in supporting inclusive student success by providing hands-on, community-based opportunities such as internships or Service Learning?  Interested in expanding your own experience in creating and evaluating new programs, particularly regarding 4th year STEM students? The Center for Community Based Learning (CCBL) is hiring a STEM Student Success Advocate. Our center’s Student Support Coordinator manages a program that assists students with best practices, reporting, and community connections. Our Faculty and Community Partner Support Programs support faculty and community partners in improving the student experience. As the STEM Student Success Advocate, you will coordinate with CCBL staff to help develop the student support program; implement the Californians for All College Corps grant with a focus on STEM-related positions and partners; assist with implementation of a new course attribute to support these courses; build on community-based learning practices highlighting Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI); and contribute to CCBL’s Redwood Roots Digital Magazine. 

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StanislausCommunity Engagement Program Coordinator - College Service Fellowship

Stanislaus State is hiring a Community Engagement Program Coordinator to be part of the historic new CaliforniansForAll College Corps! If you are interested in developing new programming and working on exciting projects related to Climate Action and Food Insecurity, this may be a terrific fit for you! The Stanislaus State College Service Fellowship provides opportunities for community service in three focus areas: K-12 Education, Food Insecurity, and Climate Action. The Fellowship also provides targeted advising in academics and STEM career development while developing the community cultural wealth of each STEM student.  As the program coordinator, you will create trainings to support the college service fellows, specifically male STEM students who identify as Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, or are Pell-eligible, to increase their sense of belonging in the cohort. You will also work with campus and community partners to develop community service opportunity descriptions, service-learning tasks, assessment tools, and social media presence.  ​​

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StanislausOutreach Coordinator - Office of Service Learning

​​Do you have a passion for being a leader of change? Do you like to collaborate with others to provide young people in the community access to STEM activities? If so, you could be Science in Our Community’s Outreach Coordinator! Science in Our Community’s STEM Ambassadors provide opportunities for Stan State students to develop leadership skills while being part of a fun and collaborative team. STEM Ambassadors collaborate with Stan State students, the College of Science and the School of Education. This is a great way for students to share their classroom learning in the community. As the Outreach Coordinator, you will network and recruit Stan State students, faculty, and staff to participate in Science in Our Community programs. Additionally, you will serve as a liaison to community members and participating K-12 schools. Finally, you will create marketing materials, facilitate online STEM activities, manage weekly program meetings, and collect data to track the program’s progress.

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San JoséSTEM Student Experience Analyst - Center for STEM Education

​​Are you passionate about equity in STEM and enjoy data storytelling, preparing reports, and compiling and sharing research findings?  Join a proactive team that is working to share data-driven stories about STEM students at San José State University (SJSU). The Center for STEM Education is within the SJSU College of Science (COS); it prepares students for careers in the sciences and aims to enable all students to attain the quantitative, critical thinking, and scientific skills necessary for lifelong learning and informed decision-making. As the STEM Student Experience Analyst, you will develop an understanding of student-success models, assist in information gathering, analyze data, report findings, and collaborate with a team to develop and expand resources for COS students. In addition, you will collaborate with on-campus and off-campus partners to understand and report on the effectiveness of new initiatives. 

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San JoséSTEM Events Coordinator - Center for STEM Education

Are you an ardent advocate for equity in science and engineering?  If so, the San José State University (SJSU) Center for STEM Education is hiring a STEM Events Coordinator who will organize and promote events to connect and empower students, particularly those underrepresented in STEM. The Center for STEM Education is within the SJSU College of Science; it prepares students for careers in the sciences and aims to enable all students to attain the quantitative, critical thinking, and scientific skills necessary for lifelong learning and informed decision-making. As the STEM Events Coordinator, you will work with college and campus organizations to plan and organize STEM conferences and events, and develop strategic communication and outreach plans to promote these events and resources for STEM students. Events include the Conference on STEM Diversity, Diversity Career Week, STEM research panels, and activities for Peer Mentors. ​

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SacramentoStudent Success Coordinator - Center for Science and Math Success

Are you a creative thinker who enjoys writing to a range of audiences, analyzing data and working collaboratively with a diverse community of faculty, staff and students? If so, Sacramento State is hiring a Natural Sciences and Mathematics (NSM) Student Success Coordinator and would benefit from your skills and interests. The Center for Science and Math Success supports students in math and science courses through a variety of academic and social support programs that emphasize equity, community, leadership and life-long learning. As Coordinator, you will assist with communication and outreach strategies designed to recruit students, especially those historically or currently marginalized in science and math, into Center programs and services; re-vitalize student organizations; support faculty development; and inform the campus and greater community of the Center’s initiatives and activities. You will engage in data collection and analysis to generate improvements and support the professional development of the Center’s Peer Leaders.​

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East BaySTEM Learning Assistant Liaison - College of Science

​Are you passionate about improving STEM education?  Come join a welcoming team dedicated to creating equitable, student-centered programming at CSU East Bay!  As the STEM Learning Assistant Liaison, you will work closely with the STEM LAB to improve student experiences within the College of Science. The STEM LAB focuses on creating a more equitable Learning Assistant program, which is a community that provides academic and social peer support for undergraduate students to promote social studying and increase retention in STEM. As the STEM Learning Assistant Liaison, you will have the opportunity to create lasting change by developing training curricula and mentoring opportunities for undergraduate Learning Assistants.  Primary responsibilities include researching, gathering data, and applying best ​practices to increase equity, resilience, and a sense of belonging for students and Learning Assistants. 

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Channel IslandsStudent Success Coordinator - Student Academic Success & Equity Initiatives

Are you interested in building a mentorship program to support the persistence and graduation of STEM college students? Apply to be the STEM VISTA Student Success Coordinator at California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) to enhance students’ confidence to serve as mentors. CSUCI’s Student Academic Success and Equity Initiatives advances the university’s student-centered mission by augmenting a university culture that values inclusiveness, academic excellence and educational equity by supporting student success with high quality programs focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion. As the STEM VISTA Student Success Coordinator, you will coordinate a mentoring program for Latinx, first-generation and low-income STEM students and create training modules on facilitation and inclusive leadership. Additionally, you will support the development of the spring STEAM Carnival with the intention of increasing engagement of Latinx, first-generation and low-income CSUCI STEM students as community leaders.​

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Long BeachVISTA Leader - CSU STEM VISTA

The CSU STEM VISTA Leader (VL) serves in the CSU Chancellor’s Office Center for Community Engagement in Long Beach, CA, where the CSU STEM VISTA program is housed (note, this is NOT on the CSU Long Beach campus). Alongside the VISTA leadership team, you will support the 19 CSU STEM VISTA members as they develop, strengthen and expand equitable learning experiences for STEM students. The VISTA leadership team is looking for an equity-focused team player who has a commitment to educational equity and a desire for continuous growth and learning. We also are seeking someone with mentorship and/or coaching experience. During the year, you will support 19 VISTA members with goal setting, navigating professional challenges and leveraging their strengths. A significant portion of your role is to identify training needs and interests for the VISTA cohort and work with the team to design and facilitate 100+ hours of training curriculum. You will also develop and implement a VISTA member marketing and recruitment plan which includes supporting current VISTA members in on-campus recruitment, developing program marketing materials, and creating social media content. During recruitment, you will lead ongoing candidate communication and will participate in candidate interviews. You will also support overall program administration including reviewing, drafting, and providing feedback on proposals and reports.​

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Summer Associates

CSU STEM VISTA summer associates will serve for 9-weeks on a variety of STEM projects with college and K-12 students. Projects vary based on the specific STEM student needs on the campus focusing on low income, first generation, students of color and women. In the past, summer associates have helped campuses launch peer mentoring programs, expand partnerships with K-12 schools, develop academic enrichment trainings and workshops, and establish academic internship and research opportunities.​Summer Associates will be placed at the following campuses: Cal Poly Pomona, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly Humboldt, Fresno State, San Jose State University, Stanislaus State, and CSU East Bay. It is important to note that there is no relocation assistance available. Projects vary by campus and might include: ​​Coordinating and facilitating multiday summer bridge programs for CSU STEM students;  Recruit, train, and match peer tutors and mentors; Serve as camp counselors, lab facilitators, and teachers in summer programs focused on cyber security, engineering, solar energy, computer science, and electricity; Develop curricula and facilitate K-12 enrichment programs and summer camps; Develop curricula and facilitate professional development training fo middle and high school science teachers teaching in high needs school districts; Develop and lead marketing and social media campaigns and create engaging outreach materials for various programs and departments on campus.​

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