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Engineering Academic Advisor

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 5/26/23

Job Description

Engineering Academic Advisor

Job No: 523481
Work Type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Temporary, Full Time, Student Services

Job Summary

The Engineering Academic Advisor will provide crucial advising services to support the College of Engineering's student success initiatives. This position has a specific focus on developing and coordinating services for incoming first-year and transfer students majoring Pre/Engineering degrees. The Engineering Academic Advisor will utilize E-Advising technologies to track and monitor Pre-Engineering majors and develop services designed to assist students with meeting specific requirements needed to become fully admitted to the major. The Engineering Academic Advisor will create and build on activities that support the College's student engagement and diversity initiatives as well as those that contribute to CSULB's student success initiatives. The Engineering Academic Advisor will also collaborate with college and campus partners to plan and coordinate advising and student success activities (i.e. SOAR, UCUA, First-Year Experience etc.)
Key Responsibilities

  • Advise Pre-Engineering Majors, continuing Engineering Majors, and prospective Engineering students. Provide general academic advising to all College of Engineering students by utilizing various student platforms, data, and e-Advising tools to provide timely advising interventions. Use reliable assessment tools for student intake to gauge students' early interest in engineering. Create and build on activities that support the College's student success, engagement, and diversity initiatives as well as those that conform to the campus' highly valued degree initiative (e.g., classroom presentations and workshops).
  • Assist with planning and coordinating advising activities related to first-year students i.e. Advising and Registration of newly admitted students, Mandatory Advising Activities, and Student Success/Orientation Workshops. Work closely with college advising centers, faculty advisors, and various offices (e.g., SOAR, Admissions, UCUA, MAPS, CDC etc.) involved with these activities.
  • Other activities related to student success of initiatives as identified by the College of Engineering.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Knowledge/experience with MS Office to include: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access to track and maintain data and prepare/format data reports.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience

Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration, or a job-related field and two (2) years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas required. Master's degree in Student Development/Educational Counseling or related field preferred.
Licenses / Certificates

CA Driver's License or the ability to obtain one.

Engineering Student Success Center

Student Services Professional II

The salary range for this classification is $4,610 to $6,556 per month.

Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.
Time Base

Full-time temporary position for one (1) year with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.
Application Procedures

Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.
Additional 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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU 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 CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.
Equal Employment Statement

California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

To view the University's Annual Campus Crime Report go to: Copies of the report are available upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police Department at [Register to View] .
CSU Vaccination Policy

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to
Out of State Employment Policy

California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Application Closes: Jan 08, 2023 (11:55 PM)

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Company Details

Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.