Student Life Advisor - Glazer Center for Leadership & Service (Student Services Professional II)
San Diego State University
Location: San Diego, California
Internal Number: 3861614
Student Life Advisor - Glazer Center for Leadership & Service (Student Services Professional II)
Job No: 524022 Work Type: Locations: San Diego Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Temporary, Full Time, Student Services, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity
The Division works proactively to address systemic inequities through professional learning, community building, advocacy, policy recommendations and organizational structures, while facilitating an integrated vision and shared responsibility for prioritizing and advancing institutional goals. We aim to foster an affirming campus culture based on the core values of excellence, equity, diversity, belonging and inclusion through:
Recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who are reflective of the diverse student body and communities served by SDSU, and recruiting students who are representative of the rich diversity of the region and the world;
Fostering an environment that is welcoming, affirming, and empowering for students, faculty, staff and alumni of all backgrounds;
Enhancing the career and educational pathways of a diverse student body, the faculty, and staff; and
Cultivating relationships with the local community that advance the well-being of diverse individuals and communities.
Position upholds the Student Affairs and Campus Diversity Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, specifically:
'The Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity acknowledges and honors the inherent value and dignity of all individuals by creating and nurturing a learning and working environment that affirms and leverages our community's diversity of traditions, heritages, perspectives, and experiences. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusive excellence designed to facilitate the personal and professional success, growth, development, and well-being of all members of our community. We manifest this commitment through our innovative, strategic and collaborative efforts to develop leaders who believe in and lead others toward practicing civility, mutual respect, and inclusion in our workplaces and society.'
The Glazer Center for Leadership & Service within the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity. The Glazer Center promotes student growth and leadership development through teaching, advising and intentional personal interactions. Through participation in the activities within the Glazer Center for Leadership & Service, students are connected to the University through an array of structured and informal learning opportunities focused on leadership development, co-curricular programming, and community service.
Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of the Glazer Center for Leadership & Service, the Student Life Advisor for the Glazer Center for Leadership & Service facilitates the consultation, guidance, mentorship, leadership, support, and coordination on SDSU's leadership and community service projects. The position's main focuses will include community service, leadership and advising.
This is done through programming and advising efforts, to SDSU students, including student organizations and fraternity and sororities; and developing and supporting co-curricular opportunities, events, and programs to enhance student engagement, pride, and sense of community. The position will support the implementation of the Student Success Fee process by advising students with their SSF project(s).
The Student Life Advisor is responsible for completion of program-related tasks or projects assigned by the appropriate administrator. The incumbent in this position also provides back-up generalist support to other advisors within the department, including Fraternity & Sorority Life, Student Organizations & Activities, Commuter Life, Student Success Fee, and programs that support retention, academic excellence and enhance graduation rates.
Evening and weekend work are routinely part of this position.
For more information regarding the Student Affairs Student Life and Leadership department click here.
This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on June 30, 2024 with the possibility of reappointment. This position is designated as 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. Must be available to work routine nights and weekends.
The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego.
Education and Experience
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 professional 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.
Experience advising and/or counseling students in an academic and/or co-curricular settings.
Ability to effectively handle and complete several ongoing projects and activities in a work environment characterized by frequent interruptions.
Ability to conduct presentations on programmatic co-curricular activities.
Working knowledge of or the ability to rapidly acquire knowledge of university policies, procedures, rules and regulations and their application to student organizations, student activities and expression, and student governance structures preferred.
Must be available to work routine nights and weekends.
Master's degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, Counseling, or Social Work.
1 year of experience in University-based student activities, student development, leadership education, or civic education/community service programs.
Knowledge of the principles of individual and group behavior.
Ability to plan, coordinate and evaluate student-oriented events and programs.
Ability to work with an ethnically and culturally diverse student population.
Working knowledge of University policies relevant to student clubs and organizations.
Ability to speak before all groups of students and possess the skills necessary to deal with sensitive and confidential issues.
Ability to demonstrate respect and sensitivity towards cultural differences.
Ability to effectively use Google Suite, and software including but not limited to Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint to create and analyze reports, manage data, resource materials and presentations.
Knowledge of or the ability to rapidly acquire knowledge of Title V, CSU policies and procedures, and University rules and regulations and their application to student organizations, student activities and expression, and student governance structures preferred.
Ability to work evenings and weekends regularly, especially during the first five weeks of the fall semester.
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $4,610 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: $4,610 - $6,556 per month.
SDSU Vaccine Policy
The California State University has established a policy requiring faculty, staff, and students accessing campus facilities to be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. To access the SDSU campus, you must be fully up to date with your COVID-19 vaccinations, including a booster if you are eligible for one, or request a medical, religious, or off campus exemption, as applicable.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on February 17, 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by February 16, 2023. 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.
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Advertised: Feb 02, 2023 (9:00 AM) Applications Close: Open until filled
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