6276 Admissions Counselor (Student Services Professional II), Enrollment Services - Prospective S
San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.
Initial review of applications will begin on March 6, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by March 5, 2017. The position will remain open until filled. The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice.
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This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary position. This position is designated 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.
Under the direction of the Director of Student Recruitment and School Relations, this position is responsible for independently scheduling and carrying out strategic admission recruitment activities to a select number of area schools. Activites to be carried out include admission presentations, application workshops, college fairs, and other recruiting events. These activities are conducted on the SDSU campus as well as at various school sites to which the incumbent must travel off campus.
This position will also advise prospective students and families visiting the Prospective Student Center on the admissions requirements, application process, services on campus and other University related information. In addition, the incumbent will respond to questions from high school counselors related to the admission process and maintain a positive relationships with assigned high schools.
Furthermore,this position plans, coordinates, and facilitates strategic, large scale SDSU and CSU conferences or events for school counselors and targeted student populations. The incumbent is responsible for all facets of the program, including supervising the budget for the event, booking the venue, soliciting other CSU campuses for their participation, collaborating with SDSU faculty, staff, students, and other SDSU offices, and providing detailed data and reports to the Director of Student Recruitment and School Relations.
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Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $4,051 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,858 - $5,485 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.
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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 below may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
Possession of the required 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.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
- Experience with MS Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
- Experience using computer programs SIMS/R, Singularity, Mozilla Thunderbird and Gmail.
- Knowledge of SDSU’s policies and procedures and the SDSU general catalog.
- Thorough knowledge and understanding of CSU and SDSU selective admissions requirements including the UC a-g subject list and the CSU Admissions Handbook.
- Knowledge of SDSU departments and student services such as Financial Aid, Housing, Academic Advising and Evaluations, EOP and student life.
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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.
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.
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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.