Academic Advisor for Computer Science (Student Services Professional II)
San Diego State University

San Diego, California

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Academic Advisor for Computer Science (Student Services Professional II)

Job No: 507344
Work Type:
Locations: San Diego
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Temporary, Full Time, Student Services


Position Summary

The College of Sciences Student Success Center focuses on lower division pre-major advising, exploratory major selection advising (other majors considering a science major, and science majors considering a different science major), science career related resources and advising, resources for preparation for graduate school in the sciences, and managing graduation, retention, and other student success initiatives. Moreover, the center is responsible for the identification of students with academic problems, and reaching out to intervene or provide appropriate referrals for these students as necessary.

The Academic Advisor for Computer Science will provide academic advising and support to current undergraduate students and prospective students. To ensure advising is consistent with departmental messaging and curricular nuances, the Academic Advisor will work closely with department faculty advisors/chairs. The incumbent will implement initiatives to improve communications with students through in-person presentations and web-based technology. The incumbent will also be responsible for implementing and facilitating programs and workshops that promote student success.

For more information regarding the Computer Science department, click here.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before six months and one day from the initial date of hire. 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.

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

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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background or experience working in a science field.
  • Experience working in a college or university's admissions, advising, evaluations, registrar, or other student service related office.
  • Experience working with diverse student populations.
  • Experience presenting to diverse audiences of varying size.
  • Experience in writing reports.
  • Experience updating websites.

Specialized Skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Compensation and Benefits

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. Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $4,304 per month.

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 https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=2671368&targetURL=essfully 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.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Background or experience working in a science field.
  • Experience working in a college or university's admissions, advising, evaluations, registrar, or other student service related office.
  • Experience working with diverse student populations.
  • Experience presenting to diverse audiences of varying size.
  • Experience in writing reports.
  • Experience updating websites.

Specialized Skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Compensation and Benefits

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. Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $4,304 per month.

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 https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=2671368&targetURL=
  • Experience working in a college or university's admissions, advising, evaluations, registrar, or other student service related office.
  • Experience working with diverse student populations.
  • Experience presenting to diverse audiences of varying size.
  • Experience in writing reports.
  • Experience updating websites.

  • Specialized Skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

    Compensation and Benefits

    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. Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $4,304 per month.

    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.

    Classification Salary Range: $4,304 - $6,120 per month.

    SDSU COVID-19 Vaccine Policy

    In accordance with the California State University systemwide policy, students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical or religious exemption in order to access campus. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of a two-shot vaccine or two weeks after the first dose of a single-shot vaccine.

    The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university's secure online health portal prior to beginning work. Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to participate in SDSU's COVID-19 testing program.

    Supplemental Information

    Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on December 14, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by December 13, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

    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.

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

    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.

    Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Meracle Cothron at mcothron@sdsu.edu or 619-594-1139.


    Advertised: Nov 29, 2021 (9:00 AM)
    Applications Close: Open until filled

    To apply, visit https://careers.sdsu.edu/en-us/job/507344/academic-advisor-for-computer-science-student-services-professional-ii







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