Career Pathway Programs
Career Pathways are a unique program developed by the Staff Development Center (SDC) and were designed to help CSUSB staff master the skills and competencies needed to navigate successful careers in various professions. Career Pathways are a cohort-based, blended-learning model (online, instructor-led, and experiences) and are hosted over the course of 9-10 months. They are intended for individuals currently working in the career path or aspire to work as a professional in this field. Participants are also given the unique opportunity to collaborate with fellow cohort members and receive continuous guidance from their assigned coach.
- Type: Cohort Model, Blended-Learning
- Duration: 9-10 months
- Enrollment Criteria: Supervisor Notification & Accountability Forms, Statement of Intention
- Completion Requirements: Varies per Pathway. May include prerequisites, core components, technical components, modules, electives, and/or capstone project(s)
- Recognition: Certificate of Completion, Digital Badge, and/or Recognition Event
Interested in learning more about Career Pathways? Contact the Staff Development Center via phone at (909) 537-3125 or email email@example.com, or add yourself to the interest list of choice to receive updates about future opportunities to participate.
Administrative Professionals Career Pathway
Navigate your way towards a more rewarding administrative professional career by participating in the Administrative Professionals Career Pathway.
Soft Skills: Introspection, Organization, Professionalism, Relationship Management, Critical Thinking & Problem-Solving, Communication
Systems & Software: Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Zoom
Job-Specific: Various Administrative & Clerical Courseware
Administrative Support Assistants, Administrative Support Coordinators, Administrative Analysts/Specialists or those who seek similar roles.
Cohort 1: 2018-2019
Cohort 2: 2020-2021
Cohort 3: 2022-2023
Cohort 4: TBD
Sign-up to be placed on the interest list for the next Administrative Professionals Career Pathway Cohort.
Finance Professionals Career Pathway
This pathway provides participants with information necessary to build your knowledge, skills, and abilities in preparation for a career in the finance and related fields.
Soft Skills: Achieving Goals, Building Resilience, Critical Thinking, Teamwork, Connecting with Colleagues, Communication, Building Trust, Effective Listening, Writing, Creativity
Systems & Software: Requisitions & Procurement (CFS/DW), Concur Travel & Expense
Job-Specific: Finance & Administrative Services Overview, University Tax Compliance & Reporting, Department Budgets, Accounting for Non-Accountants, Introduction to Auxiliary Financial Services
Individuals interested in a career in the finance and related fields
Cohort 1: 2019-2020
Cohort 2: TBD
Sign-up to be placed on the interest list for the next Finance Professionals Career Pathway Cohort.
Skilled Crafts Career Pathway
This Pathway is intended to help individuals understand and navigate a path towards a more rewarding career in Skilled Crafts at CSUSB. This Career Pathway was developed in collaboration with a member of the Skilled Crafts community and the SDC team at CSUSB.
Soft Skills: Writing & Reading Comprehension, Customer Service, Self-Motivation, Diversity/Equity/Inclusion (DEI), Communication Skills, Working with Others
Systems & Software: Microsoft Outlook/Word/Teams, Zoom, Construction Math, WebTMA
Job-Specific: Shadowing & Field Work Experiences
Individuals currently working in a Skilled Craft and/or those who aspire to be.
Cohort 1: 2023-2024 (In-Progress)
Student Services Professionals Career Pathway
Learn about the Student Services Professional (SSP) career by participating in this pathway.
Soft Skills: Emotional Intelligence, Time Management, Unconscious Bias, Having Difficult Conversations
Job-Specific: Introduction to the SSP Series, Advising at CSUSB, Toolkits for the SSP, SSP Networking Opportunities
Individuals currently in or aspire to be in the Student Services Professional career series.
Cohort 1: 2018-2019
Cohort 2: TBD
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