Under the general supervision of the Director of the Center for Advising, Career and Student Success (CACSS), the Academic Advisor provides moderately complex professional student service work, quality academic advisement and support to undergraduate students guiding them through the completion of all degree requirements and career exploration for their intended major(s). The advisor will use an assets-based approach to building on each student's talents and strengths in his/her caseload.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Performs professional student service work in the areas of university wide academic advising. Through individual and group advising, the advisor provides students with information on creating meaningful educational plans and degree programs for an assigned caseload of students currently attending CSUMB.
- Guides students in creation of two year plans for most majors and four year plans for assigned major(s). Collaborates with faculty in an assigned major(s) to help students meet major requirements.
- Reviews confidential academic transcripts and evaluations; recommends appropriate coursework pursuant to the student's academic goals. Uses an asset-based approach to building on the talents and strengths of each student.
- Manages the collection, compilation and dissemination of information about majors, programs and services in various disciplines. Collaborates with CSUMB academic departments on the University Learning Requirement/Major Learning Outcomes curriculum.
- Case-manages and monitors student academic progress; collaborating with other student support services in the retention of students, e.g. academic probation and at-risk students.
- Prepares and delivers advising presentations and workshops to inform students about advising and career related services and programs, e.g. career exploration tools (FOCUS), advising processes and outcomes, campus services and resources.
- Participates as assigned in CACSS and other advisement related activities and meetings, Orientation/Registration, University outreach efforts and representing the CACSS at events such as major fairs, preview days and open house; statewide and national conferences and/or regional meetings.
- Serves as liaison and resource to faculty and support departments.Other Functions: Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.
Ready to Apply For This Great Opportunity? If so, or if you are viewing this announcement on another site other than the CSU Monterey Bay employment page, please visit: Academic Advisor at http://csumb.peopleadmin.com/postings/2297. Also, see how we're Doing What Matters! at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THTBSqSss3U.APPLICATION PROCEDURE:For full consideration, submit the required documents by 5:00 p.m. on the priority screen date listed above. For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library (map). Please check the links provided for the respective hours.CSU Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to: Age, Disability, Race or Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Identity or Expression, Nationality, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Genetic Information, Veteran or Military Status.
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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 the professional experience.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 shown above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
Master's degree in a job-related field. Prior academic advising or student services experience in a public 4-year university. Familiarity with Title V and CSU General Education requirements. Second language fluency. Experience working with a diverse student population. Working knowledge of FERPA and other federal regulations related to the release of educational records to third parties, general university policies and procedures, and academic program requirements. Technical fluency with Microsoft Office Suite, Oracle-PeopleSoft/CMS baseline system; Hyperion, or similar report generation software; and Google mail and calendaring. Highly desirable: Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to CSUMB's Vision.