6355 SWAG Lead Counselor (Special Consultant), Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs
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.
Review of applications will begin immediately, and subsequent reviews will occur periodically, as needed. 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 an intermittent, temporary position anticipated to end on or before 6/30/2017. 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 position is responsible for coordination of SWAG student events and services as live-in overnight employee serving as a role model for program participants.
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Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $120 per day. CSU Classification Salary Range: $91 - $1,250 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.
- Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, liberal studies or related field.
- Minimum of 1 year experience working in a residential or housing community in a college setting.
- Experience in working with culturally diverse, low-income students.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
- Experience working in a residential education or housing community in a college setting.
- Experience in crisis response related to managing a residential hall or community.
- Experience with programming for residential community participants.
- Sensitivity to the needs of culturally diverse, low-income (often first-generation) college students.
- Availability to work during evenings and weekends.
- Successful completion of an intensive training program will be required.
- Incumbents will be required to reside full-time in assigned residence hall throughout the residential portion of the program, with rotated duties for night monitoring.
- Master’s degree in counseling or related field from an accredited institution, or a Master’s degree in progress with two years of counseling experience.
- One-year experience teaching and/or facilitating workshops (or equivalent experience in student affairs).
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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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