General Advisor (Student Services Professional II)
San Diego State University
Location: San Diego, California
Internal Number: 3536229
General Advisor (Student Services Professional II)
Job No: 519521 Work Type: Locations: San Diego Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Education Support Professionals
The Office of the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and College of Arts and Letters Student Success Center offers a comprehensive range of services to students in the College of Arts and Letters. The office takes a student-centered approach in its efforts to help students, endeavoring to give each student as much individualized attention as possible. Since student issues often extend beyond the purview of this office, the staff maintain constant communication with all campus entities in order to provide students with the best possible assistance. The mission of this office is to enhance the student's college experience by providing assistance that will support the student's primary educational goal: attaining a degree.
The General Advisor will be a member of a diverse community of General Academic Advisors who will serve as role models for our diverse student community and who have a demonstrated commitment to the academic success of our students. Under general direction of the area supervisor and in partnership with Faculty Advancement and Student Success, the primary responsibilities of the General Academic Adviser position are:
Create a supportive and caring advising environment
Evaluate students' records toward undergraduate degree requirements
Conduct proactive advising outreach to advise and counsel students on their individual academic success plan
Review student files in SDSU Navigate (EAB) and degree evaluations to monitor progress.
For more information regarding the College of Arts and Letters, click here.
This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent/probationary position. 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.
This position is physically located at the SDSU Main Campus 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 below may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
Possession of the required 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 professional experience.
A Master's degree in student personnel, higher education/student affairs, counseling or related field.
Experience advising a diverse group of students along the academic spectrum including, promising students, students in the middle or high achieving students
Knowledge of a variety of academic disciplines in terms of course requirements and career paths.
Ability to use initiative to plan and implement program activities and improvements.
Two years of experience in interpreting and explaining academic policies governing public or private university admissions.
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $4,476 per month.
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.
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.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,476 - $6,365 per month.
SDSU 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. Afterward a COVID-19 booster is required to continue to be considered fully vaccinated.
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.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on October 26, 2022. To receive full consideration, apply by October 25, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.
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.
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 based on 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 Tina Deesen at [email protected]
Advertised: Oct 11, 2022 (9:00 AM) Applications Close: Open until filled
Founded in 1897, San Diego State University is a public institution of higher education located in southern California. SDSU is the oldest and largest university in San Diego and the third largest in the state. SDSU continues to gain recognition as a leader in higher education.Join SDSU and make a difference through meaningful work that contributes to knowledge and provides rich opportunities for students. The dynamic synergy between SDSU and the San Diego region furthers SDSU's excellence and global impact. Every member of our team can proudly proclaim, "I Am SDSU."In addition to SDSU, three not-for-profit auxiliary employers operate to provide services for the University. The SDSU Research Foundation furthers the educational, research and community service mission of SDSU. Aztec Shops provides a diverse portfolio of products and services including operation of the SDSU Bookstore, SDSU Dining, and management of commercial and real estate properties surrounding the campus. Associated Students of SDSU is a student-directed organization that manages programs and facilities enjoyed by students, faculty, staff, and the community-at-large.