Academic Advisor 

Full Time

California State University, Stanislaus

View Company Profile
One University Circle Turlock, CA 95382
Human Resources | MSR 320
Phone: (209) 667-3616

Summary

JOB #17/10

(Classified as STUDENT SERVICES PROFESSIONAL II)
Full-time exempt position available on or after February 12, 2018 in the Academic Success Center.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Under the leadership of the Director, the Academic Advisor provides academic, personal, learning or career-related advising on an individual or small group basis to students. The advisor will communicate and solve problems with all members of the campus community concerning the academic development of students. Duties include but are not limited to:
* Provide academic advising, course selection and registration assistance on an individual or small group basis to new and continuing students.
* Help students select appropriate educational and career goals, and implement corrective measures to alleviate any deficiencies.
* Conduct in-depth analysis of student skills, abilities and previous academic performance as part of program planning and pre-registration advising for new and continuing students.
* Responsible for advising EOP, undeclared, Pre-Nursing, and other students in the Academic Success Center - advise students about GE and university-wide requirements; attend new student orientation and assist freshmen and transfer students with course selection and registration; assist all students on academic probation and disqualification through petition and reinstatement processes; sign off on graduation evaluations as needed.
* Provide comprehensive advising - assist students to identify their problems, think them through, evaluate them realistically, deal with their aptitudes and abilities as related to their particular needs and circumstances, assist students to select appropriate education/career goals, and implement corrective measure to alleviate any deficiencies.
* Participate in and/or develop and present workshops to students on relevant success and resource topics determined by Director.
* Responsible for assisting a large volume of EOP students and providing a continuing support for them while also being available to other campus groups for drop in or short term advising resource and support.
* Assist with EOP Admission and Bridge programming processes as needed on an annual basis.
* Participate as requested in advising activities that promote success, retention and/or degree completion initiatives as deemed appropriate by Director or Division leaders.
* Maintain current knowledge of courses, majors, prerequisites, general education and graduation requirements, University procedures, rules and regulations and other student services.
* Maintain detailed and current records on each assigned student including a program of study outline, general education evaluation, referrals and test scores.
* Serve on Department, Division and campus-wide committees as the Academic Success Center representative.
* Initiate and maintain a cooperative working relationship with the campus community including faculty, student services professionals, academic professionals and student organizations.
* Participate in appropriate personal and professional development activities. Other duties or projects as assigned.

SALARY RANGE: $3,935 - $5,595 per month plus excellent paid benefits. The California State University offers a premium benefit package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 26, 2018

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
* 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.)
* 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 may be substituted for the required education on a year?for?year basis.)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
* A bachelor’s degree in social science, human resources, psychology, or marketing or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing and conflict resolution.
* Earned Master’s degree or post-baccalaureate units.
* Demonstrated direct and comprehensive experience advising students in higher education.
* Experience in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships.
* Strong verbal, writing, proof reading, editing and communication skills.
* Ability to prioritize work, multi-task, set and meet deadlines.
* Demonstrated computer literacy and competency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook), Adobe Acrobat, File Maker Pro, PeopleSoft, and ability to learn new databases or other student services software as needed.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
* Working knowledge of the practices, procedures and activities of the program to which assigned (academic advising).
* General knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational and program management.
* General knowledge of research and interview techniques; and of the principles of individual and group behavior.
* Ability to interpret and apply program rules and regulations.
* Ability to use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements.
* Ability to obtain factual and interpretive information through interviews.
* Ability to reason logically; ability to collect, compile, analyze and evaluate data and make verbal or written presentations based on these data.
* Ability to advise students individually and in groups on routine matters where required.
* Ability to recognize multicultural, multi-sexed and multi-aged value systems and work accordingly.
* Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, CSU administrators, student organizations, private and public agencies and others in committee work, and student advising and community contacts.
* Ability to rapidly acquire a general knowledge of the overall operation, functions and programs of the campus to which assigned.
* Demonstrated ability to make decisions and carry through actions having implications with regard to other program or service areas.

Benefits

The California State University offers a premium benefit package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year.

How to Apply

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed CSUS employment application (download electronic application at http://www.csustan.edu/hr/Employment_Opportunities/Staff/index.html), cover letter, and resumé to:

California State University, Stanislaus
Human Resources Department
Mary Stuart Rogers Educational Services Gateway Building, Suite 320 (3rd Floor)
One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382

For questions, please contact: Ms. Amye Leon (209) 667-3616

A background check (which includes checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records; and may include motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) 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.
 
Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351.  California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD.  As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool.  Please consider completing the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be shared with the search committee) at:  http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/sec503/Voluntary_Self-Identification_of_Disability_CC-305_SD_Edit1.24.14.pdf. 
 
THE INDIVIDUALS WHO APPEAR TO BE THE BEST QUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION WILL BE CONTACTED BY TELEPHONE FOR AN INTERVIEW
 
PURSUANT TO THE JEANNE CLERY DISCLOSURE OF CAMPUS SECURITY POLICY AND CAMPUS CRIME STATISTICS ACT, THE ANNUAL SECURITY REPORT (ASR), IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING AT HTTPS://WWW.CSUSTAN.EDU/ANNUAL-CAMPUS-SECURITY-REPORT. THE ASR CONTAINS THE CURRENT SECURITY AND SAFETY-RELATED POLICY STATEMENTS, EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND EVACUATION INFORMATION, CRIME PREVENTION AND SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION INFORMATION, AND DRUG AND ALCOHOL PREVENTION PROGRAMMING. THE ASR ALSO CONTAINS STATISTICS OF CLERY ACT CRIMES FOR STANISLAUS STATE FOR THE PREVIOUS THREE YEARS. A PAPER COPY OF THE ASR IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CONTACTING THE OFFICE OF THE CLERY DIRECTOR LOCATED AT ONE UNIVERSITY CIRCLE, TURLOCK, CA 95382, OR BY CALLING 209-667-3572.
 
THE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST PERSONS 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 VETERAN STATUS, OR ANY OTHER PROTECTED STATUS. ALL QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CSU STANISLAUS HIRES ONLY INDIVIDUALS LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES.  THE PERSON HOLDING THIS POSITION IS CONSIDERED A ‘LIMITED 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. 

INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

12/21/17

Overview

  • Location: Stanislaus County, San Joaquin County
    Turlock, Stockton
  • Category: Education/Training
  • Job Title: Academic Advisor
  • Salary: $3935 to $5595 Per Month