Academic Advising Assistant, Temporary- Non-Exempt (3311)

California State University - Dominguez, CA (30+ days ago)4.4

Position Information

This is a full-time, temporary position.

** Successful candidates in these temporary appointments may be appointed from a few days up to one year depending on the assignment. Temporary appointments must end on or before the end of the fiscal year (June 30th of the following year), with the possibility of renewal.

Salary Range and Max Salary

The application deadline is: Wednesday, June 6, 2018.
The salary range for this classification is: $3,578 - $5,061 monthly.

Conditions of Employment

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.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 CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Campus Marketing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system. CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban, comprehensive public university that serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of over 12,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located on a 346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student body, which includes a significant number of non-traditional, working adult students as well as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning programs statewide. The University, with its five Academic Colleges, has more than 300 full-time faculty members and is situated in an area characterized by an extraordinary heterogeneity of people, and an extensive array of high technology industries and professional services.

Department Marketing Statement

Department: University Advising Center

The mission of the University Advisement Center at CSUDH is to work in partnership with DH students through a collaborative process that identifies the most comprehensive path towards academic success. The UAC is home to professional academic advisors that are an essential academic resource for every DH student. We strive to advance the campus community¿s mission of student-centered services by aiding all DH students to persist and matriculate towards degree completion. We endeavor to achieve this mission by employing academic and developmental advising best-practices that positively contributes to the DH student experience.

Major Duties

Under general supervision of the Associate Vice President of Retention and Academic Advising, the incumbent supports Academic Advisors, and provides information on University policies, procedures, and graduation requirements to the undergraduate student population to support in retention, closing the achievement gap, and degree completion. Additionally, the incumbent supports and advises students, provides advising interventions, makes recommendation on individual cases to resolve student problems within established parameters, regulations and guidelines, and tracks each student cohort thereafter to ensure efficient degree completion. Furthermore, the incumbent will collaborate with other UAC advisors to plan, coordinate, and implement one-on-one and interactive group workshops designed specifically to support optimal time to degree completion (New Student Orientation, Charge on to Graduation, Strategies Towards Educational Progress and Success, Freshman Advising for Successful Toros, Toro Explore, etc.). Incumbent will provide information related to student aptitudes, interests and abilities to ensure proficiency in class level Student Advising Learning Outcomes.


Required Educations:
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 above may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.

Required Experience:
Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of one year of experience in professional Student Services work at the entry trainee level. Equivalent amounts of graduate level job related education may be substituted for the required experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Sensitivity to transitional issues and needs among first-year/first-generation college students
- Ability to multi-task with effective time management and organization skills
- Ability to advise students on student-related matters.
- Ability to complete assignments within defined instructions.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals.
- Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to acquire knowledge of campus procedures, activities, and of the overall organization.
- Ability to use standard office software, including spreadsheet and database applications to generate analytical reports.
- Demonstrate ability to use creativity in generating business solutions in a fast-paced working environment.
- Ability to function effectively as part of a high performance team.


50% - Supports Academic Advisors in academic advisement and providing information on University policies, procedures, and graduation requirements to the undergraduate student population.
- Supports students in timely degree completion.
- Provides information related to student aptitudes, interests and abilities to ensure proficiency in class level Student Advising Learning Outcomes.
- Supports a caseload of undergraduate students by providing clear action steps for degree completion.

25% - Supports Academic Advisors in advising of undocumented/DACA students
- Supports students in navigating their academic plan while connecting them to the on-campus support network
- Keeps open lines of communication with campus partners on policies and procedures affecting the undocumented and DACA student population.
- Provides feedback on student concerns and needs; and stays up to date on policy updates and procedures affecting this population.
- Assists in the coordination of communication updates on print and digital mediums (emails, website, brochures, etc.)

10% - Supports Academic Advisors in the development of programs and services that focus on growth mindset and belongingness for first year and transfer students.
- Assists in organizing and coordinating of co-curricular programs to support first-year and transfer students¿ successful transition to CSUDH.
- Supports the coordination of recruitment and training of the Peer Coach program.
- Provides support for students experiencing academic, personal, economic and social crises, which may impact academic performance; and assist with student access to counseling services and other on-campus support networks.

10% - Assists in the collection and organization of data to develop reports and executive summaries.
- Assists in maintaining student advising records through EAB/SSC.
- Keeps accurate reports of student advising sessions.
- Provides Associate Director with weekly updates on progress for semester- and year-end reports.
- Collects data to be used for reports and executive summaries under direct supervision of Associate Director.

5% - Other duties as assigned

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Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is an equal employment opportunity employer, and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. The University actively encourages applications of all qualified individuals.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. For more information or definition of these terms please visit,

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771 or the Academic Affairs Personnel Services Office at (310) 243-3766.

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Upon appointment all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

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