6356 SWAG Peer Counselor (Special Consultant), Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

San Diego, California
CSU Classification Salary Range: $91 - $1,250 per month
Jun 02, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling, Residence Life
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.

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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  Position Information  

This is an intermittent, temporary position anticipated to end on or before 6/30/2017. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is 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 assisting coordination of SWAG participant events. The SWAG Peer Counselor is a 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 $91 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.


Minimum Qualifications 

  • A high school diploma.
  • 24 units of college credit from a four-year university.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Familiarity of SDSU majors.
  • Experience at SDSU as an enrolled college student.
  • 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.
  • Experience providing programs or outreach to high school students.
  • Experience working in a residential community in a college setting.

  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.

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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.