Undergraduate Programs Advisor (Student Services Professional II)

San Diego State University
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:$4,610 - $6,556
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Undergraduate Programs Advisor (Student Services Professional II)

Apply Now Job no: 523637 Work type: Staff Location: San Diego Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Position Summary

The Undergraduate Programs Advisor serves and advises students, including underrepresented students. San Diego State University is a Hispanic Serving Institution and Asian American, Native American, Pacific Islander Serving Institution that resides on Kumeyaay land. A commitment to these students as well as other minorities that have been historically underrepresented and underserved in education (e.g African American, Latinx, Native American, Southeast Asian) is a key commitment to our College.

Under supervision of the Senior Associate Dean, the Undergraduate Programs Advisor provides accessible, consistent, and current advising services to undergraduate students in the Child & Family Development and Liberal Studies programs, including the ITEP options and COE undergraduate minors as needed. Primary responsibilities include: 1) create a supportive and caring advising environment that upholds the DEI mission of the college, 2) evaluate students' records toward undergraduate degree requirements, 3) conduct proactive advising outreach to advise, counsel students on their individual academic success plan and refer them to appropriate campus agencies when appropriate or necessary, 4) review student files on SDSU systems and degree evaluations to monitor progress, and 5) build community and sense of belongingness by encouraging students to attend COE student organizations, workshops and events.

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. Some evenings and weekends may be required.

The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego.

Department Summary

The College of Education prepares skilled personnel for positions in teaching, administration, counseling, and other roles in Pre-K-12 schools, community colleges/ postsecondary education, public agencies, child care settings, community agencies, and the entrepreneurial sector. We serve urban, suburban, and rural communities richly diverse in culture, language, and ability/disability through partnerships designed to improve life outcomes of children, youth, adults, and their families. The College has one school, the School of Teacher Education, and six departments—Administration, Rehabilitation, and Postsecondary Education; Child and Family Development; Counseling and School Psychology; Dual Language & English Learner Education; Educational Leadership; and Special Education. There are 85 tenured/tenure- track faculty, more than 250 lecturers, and 34 full-time staff. We serve over 2,300 full-time equivalent undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral students on the state side. College programs are accredited by national accrediting organizations in teacher education, school psychology, marriage and family therapy, and rehabilitation counseling. All programs providing credentials for school professionals are accredited by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. The Office of Student Success (OSS) serves as the College's “one-stop shop” for marketing, recruitment, advising on education and related positions, financial aid, and credential admissions, advising and evaluation

For more information regarding the College of Education, click here.

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 below 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.

Key Qualifications

  • Undergraduate advising experience in both lower- and upper-division degree requirements and knowledge of transcript evaluation and creating education plans for majors that encapsulate requirements from cross-disciplines.
  • Knowledge or experience with anti-racist and anti-bias practices that can support the well-being of our students during advising.
  • Master's degree (either completed or in-progress), in Education with a specialization in student affairs/student services or counseling is preferred.
  • Experience in creating and presenting workshops specific to undergraduate degree requirements and degree attainment topics.
  • Knowledge of student information management systems, relational databases, and online systems including CalState Apply, Canvas, and EAB/Navigate.
  • Able to establish work priorities and complete projects independently and to create good will and solve problems via tactful collaboration.
  • Able to read and interpret complex credentialing standards, and to maintain accurate advising sheets and other records for students
  • Strong writing and public speaking skills. Ability to organize and present ideas concisely and effectively in writing and in public speaking venues or one-on-one advising situations.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, with advance notice.
  • Compensation and Benefits

    Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $4,610 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. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

    CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,610 - $6,556 per month.

    Diversity and Community at SDSU

    At SDSU, our diversity gives us power and benefits every single member of our community.

    Through our commitment to equity and inclusion, we encourage all members of our community to purposefully learn from one another through open and respectful dialogue and responsible engagement. For more information, click here.

    Principles of Community

    At San Diego State University, we are a community of diverse individuals who have and represent many perspectives, beliefs and identities. This diversity lends our community strength, and we commit to creating and sustaining an inclusive and intellectually vibrant environment that benefits all members of our university.

    SDSU's Principles of Community is an aspirational statement that is intended to evolve over time. The statement reflects the ideals we are encouraged to uphold in our interactions with one another.

    Supplemental Information

    Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on 2/28/23. To receive full consideration, apply by 2/27/23. The position will remain open until filled.

    CSU Vaccine Policy : The California State University has established a policy requiring faculty, staff, and students accessing campus facilities to be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. To access the SDSU campus, you must be fully up to date with your COVID-19 vaccinations, including a booster if you are eligible for one, or request a medical, religious, or off campus exemption, as applicable.

    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 and is required for employment. SDSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current SDSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

    SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

    SDSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers all qualified candidates for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered military and veteran status, or any other protected characteristic or status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who request an accommodation by contacting Tina Deesen at [email protected]

    Advertised: Feb 14, 2023 (9:00 AM) Pacific Standard Time Applications close: Open until filled

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