Senior STEM Counselor/PATHS (UEC) California State University, San Bernardino
Job No: 527282 Work type: Auxiliary Categories: Excluded, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)
About University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB
(This is not a state position)
University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB ('UEC') supports the university's educational mission by providing quality services that complement the instructional program. The University depends upon UEC to provide services that cannot be supported with state funds. We're responsible for business enterprises on campus including, but not limited to, dining, bookstore, convenience store, and vending services. We also serve as the grantee for federal, state, and local funding for research and sponsored projects.
Temporary, full time, 'non-exempt', benefited position through 9/30/2026 (Appointment may be renewed annually based upon availability of funds, availability of work and satisfactory job performance).
Salary: $4,691-6,683 per month
Location: San Bernardino
Program Summary: The Science Success Center (SSC) is a Department of Education grant-funded project whose mission is to increase graduation and retention for students pursuing STEM fields (especially, Hispanic, community college transfer, and low-income students) while providing the proper resources and tools for student success at CSUSB and beyond. Our goal is to empower and boost student self-efficacy through a holistic and proactive advising model. At the SSC, students are paired with an academic advisor to help them with all their academic and career needs. Students meet with their assigned advisor throughout the academic year to review academic goals and progress, career goals, and resources to enhance their undergraduate experience.
40 hours per week; hours will vary depending on the need between 7:00 a.m. & 7:00 p.m., with typical hours being Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.; possible evening and weekends required. Incumbent must be able to participate in remote or on campus work depending on the directives from the CSUSB campus.
First Review Deadline
This position will remain open until filled.
Under minimal supervision of the Principal Investigator (College of Natural Sciences Dean) and co-investigators (College of Natural Sciences Assistant Dean and Dean Fellow), the Senior STEM Counselor will work independently to:
Duties and Responsibilities:The incumbent will perform the following advising and leadership responsibilities, with the over-arching goal to promote student success outcomes including retention, timely degree progress, and graduation.
Typical duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Advising: The incumbent will
Be responsible for advising students based on designated CNS majors, with a specific focus on STEM majors in biology, chemistry & biochemistry, computer science and engineering, geological sciences, mathematics and physics & astronomy.
Advise students in specific curriculum decisions including the choice and scheduling of courses, selection or change of majors and minors, providing referrals to specific departments, schools or colleges as appropriate.
Assist students in the development and implementation of an education plan including choosing a major/clarifying career goal, developing an academic program for graduating in a timely manner, as well as the implementation of an Individual Development Plan (IDP).
Proactively provide information on specific programs, and make referrals where appropriate, to services offered by the university or by organizations outside of CSUSB.
Work at campus events such as new student orientation, open house, bootcamp advising, and others as assigned. Take the lead in organizing events and recruiting students from community colleges and high schools.
Work on the development, implementation, and evaluation of student advising workshops.
Work in collaboration with management and other Senior STEM counselors to provide support and guidance to other STEM counselors
Lead or assist in grant related activities such as organizing workshops, career panels, event planning, science buddies, and other duties as assigned
Leadership: The incumbent will
Train, give assignments and guide daily work of other SSC personnel.
Represent SSC and CNS on various internal and external committees related to advising, recruiting and student success.
Develop and promote internal communication and resource sharing in order to benefit student success.
Serve as liaison with academic and student services departments.
Regularly communicate with the Dean of the College of Natural Sciences and the grant leadership team and other academic advisors.
Act as the resource person/knowledgeable expert on electronic advising tools, academic coaching, student success data and assist with the training of chairs of academic departments, faculty advisors and other staff members on the principles and practices of effective proactive advising to support student success.
Education: A Bachelor's degree is required. A STEM degree (Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related fields) is highly desirable. A master's degree in Counseling, Higher Education, Social Work, or a directly related field is highly preferred.
Experience: Minimum of 2 years in academic advising/counseling in a university or community college setting is required.
Knowledge & Skills: Applicants must possess A working knowledge of applicable university and federal policy and procedures. The ability to participate in and contribute positively to group meetings, and establish and maintain cooperative working relationship with students, staff, faculty, and administrators. Fundamental writing skills and effective communication skills with the ability to interact with people from diverse backgrounds.
Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Cash option
CalPERS Retirement and CalPers 457
Group Term Life/ Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
Holidays & Personal Holiday
Vacation and Sick pay accruals
Educational Assistance Benefit is based on availability of funding.
Workers' Compensation, Unemployment Insurance, State Disability Insurance
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB is committed to a diverse workforce and affirmative action, and is an equal opportunity employer. UEC maintains and promotes a policy of non-discrimination and non-harassment on the basis of race, sex, gender, color, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic characteristics, status as a disabled veteran, or disabled veteran of the Vietnam era.
To view the UEC Affirmative Action Program, please contact UEC Human Resources at (909) 537-7589 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.
As an equal opportunity employer, University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB (UEC) is committed to a diverse workforce. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access UEC's career website as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling UEC's Human Resources Manager at 909-537-7589.
UEC is an EOE - Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans. This position will remain open until filled. This has been designated as a sensitive position. The selected candidate must successfully pass a thorough background investigation to include a criminal history check prior to appointment.
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.