San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.
Initial review of applications will begin on March 11, 2019. To receive full consideration, apply by March 10, 2019. The position will remain open until filled. The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice.
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This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before 10/02/2019, with the possibility of reappointment and/or permanency. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
The Academic Advisor serves as a staff member in the Fowler College of Business assigned to the Center for Student Success. Under general supervision, the position provides individual and group information and advising for a student population of approximately 5000 undergraduates in Business Administration and participates as a team member in the development of Center for Student Success policies and procedures.
The position will be responsible for the academic advising of an assigned caseload of prospective and current students within the Fowler College of Business. Under the general supervision of the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and the Senior Lead Advisor/Advisor Coordinator, the position will advise students through individual appointments, group advising sessions, over the telephone and email. The position will counsel academically at-risk students and those not making progress towards degree to identify possible solutions and make referrals to appropriate College and campus resources.
The position is an integral part of the Center for Student Success team and will provide staffing support at related events and assist other staff members as needed for successful maintenance of unit goals. Some evening and weekend hours will be required.
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Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $4,308 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,179 - $5,942 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
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Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job-related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown below may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
Possession of the required knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A Master's degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
Three years of experience working in a college or university's admissions, advising, evaluations, registrar, or other student service related office.
Experience presenting to diverse audiences of varying size. Experience in student advising.
Professional experience in recruiting prospective students for admission to a university and/or an academic program.
Experience explaining and interpreting academic policies governing a public or private university either in person, on the phone or via email.
Experience working in an academic setting. Master's degree preferred.
Excellent customer service skills.
Experience using MS Office Suite and familiarity with web based applications.
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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.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
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.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 91 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 22 areas. SDSU's approximately 35,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future. SDSU's annual economic impact to the state of California is $6.5 billion, according to an impact report done by the California State University in 2010.Of SDSU's 280,000-plus alumni, approximately 60 percent live in San Diego. They comprise more than half the region's engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and the local workforce for a host of other industries.San Diego State University is a community diverse in race, ethnicity, language, culture, social class, national origin, religious and political belief, age, ability, gender, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation. As a university committed to learning in all its forms, San Diego State University recognizes the need to attract and retain a critical mass of diverse persons who will advance its goals and ideals.