6310 Outreach Recruiter & Financial Aid Advisor (Student Services Professional II), SDSU Imperial Va

San Diego, California
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $4,000 per month. CSU Classification Sal
Apr 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


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 April 25, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by April 24, 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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SDSU Imperial Valley is an integral division of SDSU located 120 miles east of the San Diego Campus. SDSU IV is administered by the Dean of the Campus, the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, the Director for Business and Financial Services, and the Development and Community Relations Director. SDSU IV offers undergraduate education, credential programs for teacher preparation, and various Master’s of Arts programs. There are approximately 1,000 students enrolled each semester. There are 19 full time faculty members, about 90 part-time faculty, and 35 staff members. The ten building complex at Calexico is open 12 months a year.

SDSU IV has one building with six classrooms, a computer lab, student room, and five offices at Brawley. This site is open Monday through Thursday from 12:00 noon until 10:00 pm.

  Position Information  

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before one year from initial appointment, with the possibility of reappointment and/or permanency. 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.

The incumbent will be responsible to support the Student Affairs unit to ensure program goals and objectives are met to increase the number of students attending SDSU Imperial Valley and to provide financial aid services. The incumbent will work with the Assistant Dean as needed.

The incumbent will have two primary responsibilities in this position. The first will be the recruitment/outreach efforts targeting high school graduates and transfer students. The incumbent will work with other recruitment units (graduate, postbaccalaureate, IVUP) as needed. The second will be to work with current and incoming students in need of financial aid. In this capacity, the incumbent will be advising on an individual or group basis regarding eligibility requirements to current and prospective students, parents, or organizations.  Collaborate with SD Campus counterparts to facilitate the financial aid process.

For more information regarding SDSU Imperial Valley, please click here.

  Compensation and Benefits  

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $4,000 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. 

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


Minimum Qualifications 

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 below may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Experience: 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

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proficient with online and Social Media applications.
  • Experience working with diverse student populations.
  • Experience working with high school and college students and parents.
  • Experience providing outreach services to students.
  • Experience advising and/or counseling students in academic and/or co-curricular settings.

  Application Procedures  

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099.

General Information

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.

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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