Job no: 518705 Department: Coll of Educat, Kines, Soc Wrk Work type: Staff Location: Stanislaus - Turlock Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Temporary, Full Time, Education Support Professionals
Position Summary (Classified as: Student Services Professional II)
Full-time temporary position available on or after November 1, 2022 and ending on or before October 31, 2023 in College of Education, Kinesiology and Social Work. Appointment will be made for one year from date of hire with the possibility of reappointment and/or becoming permanent based on budget, department needs, and job performance.
Under general supervision of the Dean of the College of Education, Kinesiology, and Social Work, this position provides career, counseling, and advising services to Liberal Studies and educator preparation students working towards a degree or a credential. Utilizing a comprehensive understanding of campus-wide, college-wide, and program specific policies and procedures, this position, under general direction, will independently, provide complex, full scope program support for students in pathways towards a degree or a credential.
Job Duties Duties include but are not limited to:
Provide academic advising on both the Turlock and Stockton campuses in course evaluation and selection, CSET waiver eligibility, graduation approval, and required clearances for students in Liberal Studies and educator preparation programs.
Mentor students through initial program requirements and the clinical processes to optimize their educational experience.
Coach students on credential programs offered in the college and help them select career paths that meet their educational goals.
Attend to student academic inquiries; explain degree options, sequence planning, transfer course information, and degree completion timing.
Advise students regarding academic policies, major, minor, and general education for degree completion.
Monitor and evaluate students' academic progress, provide educational counseling, and refer students to appropriate departments as needed.
Serve as a resource to the campus community, and general public on Liberal Studies, credential program, and Commission on Teacher Credentialing policies and procedures.
Assist the department with student graduation approvals including proper evaluation of course completion, meeting with student, and forwarding all information to the Department Chair of Liberal Studies for further evaluation.
Assist and advice new and entering students in making the transition from their high school or community college.
Conduct group registration and information sessions to effectively achieve the university's enrollment and retention objectives.
Assist with creating and distributing a range of resource materials designed for the efficient enrollment of students in all populations.
Interact with academic Deans, Department Chairs, and Program Directors regarding specific student situations.
Participate in new student orientations for freshman and transfer students; explain graduation requirements and assist students with course planning and registration.
Hold information sessions on and off campus for students interested in educator preparation programs.
Maintain current knowledge of courses offered, major requirements, general education and graduation requirements, university procedures, rules and regulations and other student services.
Utilize computer technology to maintain detailed and up to date records on each advisee including major requirements, general education, degree and credential approvals.
Assist students with campus forms, and petitions.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications Education: 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 may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.)
Experience: 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.)
Background in educator preparation pathways and policies/programs.
Working knowledge of campus policies and regulations.
Working knowledge of requirements for the Liberal Studies major.
Working knowledge of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing licensure requirements.
Experience working with diverse student populations.
Experience with the following software programs: Microsoft Office Suite, SharePoint, PeopleSoft, Concur and CSU Data Warehouse system, and FilemakerPro.
Comprehensive knowledge of academic and career counseling in the College of Education, Kinesiology, and Social Work (COEKSW).
Experience advising higher education students in program and career opportunities to achieve their educational goals.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Working knowledge of the practices, procedures and activities of the program to which assigned.
General knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational and program management.
General knowledge of research and interview techniques; and of the principles of individual and group behavior.
Ability to interpret and apply program rules and regulations.
Ability to use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements.
Ability to obtain factual and interpretive information through interviews.
Ability to reason logically; ability to collect, compile, analyze and evaluate data and make verbal or written presentation based on these data.
Ability to advise students individually and in groups on routine matters where required; Ability to recognize multicultural, multi-sexed and multi-aged value systems and work accordingly.
Ability to 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.
Ability to rapidly acquire a general knowledge of the overall operation, functions and programs of the campus to which assigned.
Demonstrated ability to make decisions and carry through actions having implications with regard to other program or service areas.
Special Conditions 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. The systemwide policy can be found at: https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/
May require travel to the CSU Stanislaus Stockton campus.
Salary Range Anticipated salary will be $4,304 - $5,164 per month plus excellent paid benefits. Salary will depend on the qualifications of the successful finalist. (Full Student Services Professional II range: $4,304 - $6,120 per month)
Compensation & Benefits Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. Link to Bargaining Unit: 4 Benefits Summary:CSU Employee Benefit Summary
How to Apply To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed Stanislaus State online employment application, cover letter, and resume. Applications are accepted electronically only. Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration. To apply online, please click the 'Apply Now' button on this page.
Application Deadline OPEN UNTIL FILLED; SCREENING TO BEGIN ON OR AFTER OCTOBER 17, 2022 (Applications received after the screening date will be considered at the discretion of the university.)
Criminal Background Clearance Notice Satisfactory completion of a background check (which includes checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records; and may include motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) 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.
Additional Information Campus & Area California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion - one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.
Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West's No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.
Clery Act Disclosure
Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the annual security report (ASR), is now available for viewing at https://www.csustan.edu/annual-campus-security-report. The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Stanislaus State for the previous three years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the office of the Clery Director located at One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. 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 7/21/17, as a condition of employment.
Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool. Please consider completing the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be shared with the search committee) at: Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability PDF Form.
CSU Stanislaus hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
The individuals who appear to be the best qualified for this position will be contacted by telephone or email for an interview.
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California State University, Stanislaus serves a diverse student body of more than 10,000 at two locations in the Central Valley — a beautiful 228-acre campus in Turlock and the Stockton Campus. Widely recognized for its dedicated faculty and high-quality academic programs, the University offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs, along with a doctorate in educational leadership. The University is a proud member of the 23-campus California State University system.California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion - one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves ...more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts. Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West's No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.