THIS POSITION IS OPEN ONLY TO CSU EMPLOYEES REPRESENTED BY ACADEMIC PROFESSIONALS OF CALIFORNIA (UNIT 4).
The Academic Advisor/Assistant Learning Specialist is dedicated to assisting student-athletes navigate through their careers at San Diego State University by providing individualized academic support for them. This position will work closely with the Learning Specialist to coordinate appropriate support services to best meet the academic needs of assigned student-athletes. The Academic Advisor/Assistant Learning Specialist will devise an integrated plan to include tutoring, writing support, time management, and campus resources in order to maximize the student-athlete's academic success. This plan will include regular communication with the student-athletes via in-person meetings, drop-in visits, and email. Weekly progress reports will be submitted to appropriate stakeholders. The Academic Advisor/Assistant Learning Specialist will coordinate with Student-Athlete Academic Support Services staff and campus resources to best meet the academic needs of student-athletes.
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This position is full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits-eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before June 30, 2022 with the possibility of reappointment. 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.
Education and Experience
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 above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
Possession of these 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.
- Master's or post graduate degree in education-related field.
- Knowledge of regulations and laws associated with disabilities and higher education (e.g., ADA and Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act).
- Experience in use of technology to accomplish tasks.
- Three or more years of experience working in a Division I student-athlete academic support services unit.
- One or more years of experience teaching in a classroom setting.
- One or more years serving in the role of an academic advisor at a Division I institution.
- One or more years of experience in identifying, evaluating, and referring students with potential learning disabilities to appropriate resources.
Compliance with all NCAA, conference, and San Diego State University rules, policies and procedures is of paramount importance to the university. All position responsibilities should be carried out in full compliance with all such rules and regulations.
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $4,304 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.
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Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on September 20, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by September 19, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.
University employees that have direct job responsibilities involving intercollegiate athletics are expected to have knowledge and understanding of NCAA, conference and University rules, policies and procedures governing intercollegiate athletics. Additionally, he or she is required to notify the appropriate personnel of any knowledge of, or should have known of, any violation or suspected violation of NCAA, conference, or University regulations.
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.
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Closing Date/Time: Open until filled