COB Academic Advisor/Student Initiatives Specialist
$4,610 – $6,556 • monthly
California State University, Long Beach
COB Academic Advisor/Student Initiatives Specialist
Job No: 527422
Work Type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Temporary, Full Time, Student Services
The role of the Academic Advisor is to guide and counsel undergraduate students on meeting the academic requirements for successful completion of their degree in the COB as well as university academic policies and procedures. Additionally, the incumbent provides vital support for programs and initiatives aimed at enhancing the academic achievement and retention of COB's undergraduate students. The Academic Advisor also collaborates with the Director of the COB's Student Success Center in managing various student initiatives.
- Independently advises undergraduate students about academic requirements.
- Assists with the coordination of COB's student initiatives programming.
- Serves as a COB referral source for other college and student group advising units, the Learning Assistance Center, Counseling and Psychological Services, Career Development Center, and other academic and student service offices on campus.
- Proven experience working with students, parents, faculty, and staff.
- Demonstrates proficiency in computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.).
- Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills, professional demeanor and ability to be a team player.
- Exhibits strong oral and written communication skills.
- Exhibits excellent organizational skills, prioritizes responsibilities, and meets project deadlines.
- Exhibits strong critical and creative thinking skills, sound decision making and objectivity.
- Able to work flexible hours, including evenings, is desired.
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. Demonstrated experience in academic advising in a college/vocational setting, preferred.
Sedentary work - Involves mainly sitting. Walking and standing are minimal. Lifting is limited to lightweight objects. (10 pounds or less).
COB Center for Student Success
Student Services Professional II
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.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,610 - $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.
Full-time temporary position for one (1) year with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.
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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.
CSULB is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).
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
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.
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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: May 11, 2023 (11:55 PM)
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