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Under general supervision, the Academic Advisor provides academic advisement services to students in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, majoring in Criminology and Justice Studies, coordinated through the Student Services Center/Educational Opportunity Program Satellite. The incumbent provides individual and group academic advisement to new, continuing, and readmitted students, explains university degree requirements, academic policies, procedures, and regulations.
Assists students with educational planning, course selection, graduation applications, and other advisement related issues.
Serves in various campus/department committees and provides additional holistic support services to EOP students and participates in EOP admissions.
Works closely with the Department Chair regarding student inquiries and issues, substitutions, curriculum updates.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a job-related field.
Equivalent to two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field.
A Master's degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Working knowledge of the practices, procedures and activities of Student Services and working knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational and program management.
Working knowledge of research and interview techniques and the principles of individual and group behavior.
Ability and specialized skills to: interpret and apply program rules and regulations; use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements.
Ability to recognize multicultural, multi-sexed and multi-aged value systems and work accordingly; 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.
Demonstrated ability to make decisions and carry through actions having implications with regard to other program or service areas.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
The university offers an excellent benefits package, including but not limited to; medical, dental, vision, retirement & savings, tuition waiver and more.
Classification: 3082 / SSP II
The anticipated HIRING RATE is $4304. The salary range for this classification is: $4304 -$6120 per month.
HOURS: Full Time; 40 hours per week; Monday through Friday. May include some evenings and weekends.
REG: This is a Regular position with a one-year probationary period.
Applications received through June 1, 2021, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. 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.
The person holding this position may be 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.
Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers
Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.
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