Job Positions

HEALTH AND SCIENCE ADVISOR

Categories: Pacific Region 9

Department:

College of Natural and Social Science, Dean’s Office

Institution:

California State University, Los Angeles

Date Posted:

6/28/2016  

Close Date:

7/31/2016
 

Position Description
Salary Range: $3,746 - $5,325/Monthly
Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Exempt classification. Temporary position, expires on or before one year from start date; may be extended; may become permanent.

Duties
Under the general direction of the Director of Student Success and Advising and the Associate Dean, the incumbent will perform comprehensive support services for advising program activities within the college. The incumbent will provide individual and group advising to students interested in medical school, dental school, pharmacy school, veterinary school and other allied health professions schools; assist student with program planning; analyze relevant materials and documents for important new developments; collect and maintain student data pertinent to program goals; plan and organize program activities such as outreach and recruitment of students into the program; coordinate off-campus speakers for weekly seminars for post-bac students; develop and implement of a mini-symposium; develop linkage program; manage small supplies budget; and develop and maintain alumni mentorship program and other measures that promote retention and inspire academic success.

Application Information
Review of applications will begin on June 3, 2016 and will continue on an ongoing basis. A completed on-line Cal State L.A. employment application is required. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Institution Information
http://www.calstatela.edu/hrm/employment-opportunities

Contact Information
Diana Avila


 

Qualifications:
 

Required Qualifications 
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in one of the behavior sciences, public or business administration or a job-related field and two years of full-time 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. 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. A master’s degree in a job-related field may substituted for one year of the professional experience. The incumbent will be well-versed in the operation and use of general office equipment, standard office procedures and support technology such as word processing, spreadsheet programs and on-line systems. Incumbent must have thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Incumbent must have the ability to: reason logically; recognize multicultural value systems and work accordingly; prioritize activities to optimally achieve multiple goals; interpret and apply policies and procedures independently and use judgment and discretion when precedents do not exist; advise students individually and in groups on routine matters; troubleshoot office administrative problems and respond to all inquiries and requests related to work area; perform business math; analyze budgetary data and make accurate projections; write and present reports; effectively handle interpersonal interactions at all levels and handle sensitive interpersonal situations; work with persons of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds; analyze operational and procedural problems and develop, recommend and evaluate proposed solutions; self-motivated and work independently. 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.

Preferred Qualification
Multilingual