7142 Student Services Advisor (Student Services Professional II), College of Health and Human Services (7142)

  • San Diego
  • San Diego, California
  • Jul 01, 2020
Full Time Education and Training Human Resources and Personnel Public Health

Job Description

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 January 3, 2020. To receive full consideration, apply by January 2, 2020. 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.

Position Information
This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. 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.

Under the direction of the College of Health and Human Services Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, the incumbent will provide high quality, accessible and consistent advising services to both lower and upper division undergraduate students primarily in the School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences but as needed across the college's five schools. The incumbent facilitates the successful recruitment, admission, transition, retention, progression and graduation of students. Undergraduates include both traditional students admitted as first-time freshmen, as well as transfer students.

The incumbent is accountable for the advisement of prospective first-time freshmen and transfers, and continuing SDSU students on complex issues. The incumbent provides advisement via individual counseling sessions, group sessions, and workshops; assists students in the development of education plans; helps students to acquire relevant information and support services; interprets and explains policies; assists with course selection; explains and clarifies educational goals; and develops academic programming in collaboration with various campus departments and entities. The incumbent is responsible for mediating and resolving complex student issues and providing referrals to appropriate campus resources.

Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $4,520 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,304 - $6,120 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.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation.

Minimum Qualifications

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

-Master's degree.
-Experience providing outreach services to students, specifically first-generation college students.
-Familiar with CSU and SDSU general education and graduation requirements.
-Demonstrated experience analyzing data to determine trends related to retention and graduation rates.
-Minimum of two years experience working as an advisor at a college or university.
-Experience working with diverse student populations.
-Demonstrated experience presenting information to a group.
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-6390.

General Information

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.

SDSU is a smoke free campus.

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.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map