Job no: 532358
Work type: Staff
Location: San Diego
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)
Within Global Campus, the Director is responsible for establishing, communicating and maintaining student support services; student advising and student advocacy; orientation, and retention efforts; facilitating student leadership development and co-curricular involvement. In the delivery of these responsibilities, this role will work closely with a number of campus departments and programs including, though not limited to, Faculty Advancement and Student Success, Enrollment Services, New Student and Parent Programs, Career Services, Student Rights and Responsibilities, Counseling and Psychological Services, the Student Ability Success Center, and others.
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 5:00 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego.
SDSU Global Campus strives to be a global leader in providing education programs that transform lives locally and internationally. Our mission is to deliver innovative educational experiences to all learners through credit and non-credit academic and special programs for individuals and groups at various times, in myriad locations, and via different modalities throughout the year.
For more information regarding SDSU Global Campus Department, click here.
Education and Experience
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field plus upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing and conflict resolution where such are job related.
Possession of the below required knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent to four years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience which includes experience in advising students individually and in groups, and in analysis and resolution of complex student services problems.
A master’s degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work or a job-related field may be substituted for one year of professional experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling, guidance or a job-related field may be substituted for two years of the required professional experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional, personal or career counseling.
- Ability to think creatively and analytically, to pivot and adapt easily.
- Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to anticipate problems and address them proactively.
- Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication and listening skills to ensure direct, effective, respectful, and cooperative interactions with diverse groups of people, including students, instructors, senior-level administrators, staff, campus department personnel, and the public. Comfort and proficiency with public speaking and presentations.
- Ability to honor confidentiality and handle confidential/sensitive matters with discretion and tact.
- 5+ years of direct personnel management experience in a higher education environment is preferred.
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $6,667 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.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,732-$8,176 per month.
Diversity and Community at SDSU
At SDSU, our diversity gives us power and benefits every single member of our community.
Through our commitment to equity and inclusion, we encourage all members of our community to purposefully learn from one another through open and respectful dialogue and responsible engagement. For more information, click here.
Principles of Community
At San Diego State University, we are a community of diverse individuals who have and represent many perspectives, beliefs and identities. This diversity lends our community strength, and we commit to creating and sustaining an inclusive and intellectually vibrant environment that benefits all members of our university.
SDSU’s Principles of Community is an aspirational statement that is intended to evolve over time. The statement reflects the ideals we are encouraged to uphold in our interactions with one another.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on October 11, 2023. To receive full consideration, apply by October 10, 2023. The position will remain open until filled.
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.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. SDSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current SDSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.
SDSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers all qualified candidates for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered military and veteran status, or any other protected characteristic or status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who request an accommodation by contacting Olma Javonillo at email@example.com.
Advertised: Sep 27, 2023 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled