Academic Assistant (Student Services Professional IA)
San Diego State University
Location: San Diego, California
Internal Number: 3651192
Academic Assistant (Student Services Professional IA)
Job No: 521156 Work Type: Locations: San Diego Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Administrative, Athletics, Temporary, Full Time
The Department of Athletics, utilizing the services of over 150 employees, is responsible for the intercollegiate athletics program at San Diego State University. Currently, there are 18 sport programs, approximately 550 student-athletes, and 17 offices in the department. The offices include the following: The Aztec Club/Development, Administration, Athletic Medicine, Business Office, Compliance, External Corporate Sales, Equipment, Event Management/Facilities and Operations, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, Media Relations, Strength and Conditioning, Student-Athlete Academic Support Services, Ticket Office, and Video.
Under the direct supervision of the Executive Associate Athletic Director of Student-Athlete Academic Support Services, the Academic Assistant will be trained to assist student-athletes who are at-risk in developing and achieving academic objectives through one-on-one meetings. Academic Assistants model and teach successful study skills and strategies as well as how to utilize tutorial services on EAB Navigate. They will direct student-athletes to the appropriate university resources necessary for their academic, athletic, and personal success. The goal of the mentoring program is to provide student-athletes with the skills necessary to foster independent learning by monitoring each student's academic progress using numerous resources. Academic Assistants will be trained to take on the role of setting up and leading review sessions for specific classes as part of their duties. Academic Assistants also provide tutorial service for specific subject courses in which they are competent. The position reports to the Executive Associate Athletic Director of Student-Athlete Academic Support Services who oversees the mentor/tutor program.
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This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on December 31, 2023, with the possibility of reappointment. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is 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.
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. 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.
Master's Degree in related field (or working towards completion of Master's Degree in related field).
Prior experience working with at-risk students and student-athletes.
Prior experience leading and setting up review sessions.
Prior experience as a Division I student-athlete.
Possession of long-term goal to work in the field of student-athlete academic support services departments.
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $3,764 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: $3,764 - $4,604 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 December 1, 2022. To receive full consideration, apply by November 30, 2022. 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 the 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 Olma Javonillo at [email protected].
Advertised: Nov 17, 2022 (2:30 PM) 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.