This position is only open to current CSU employees represented by the Academic Professional of California (Unit 4).
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 May 29, 2018. To receive full consideration, apply by May 28, 2018. 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 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 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
The incumbent oversees all compliance and operational aspects of various financial aid and scholarship programs administered by the OFAS, as well as operational functions of processing financial aid and scholarship applications, and all direct service aspects of financial aid and scholarships to student and parent constituencies (the precise combination of aid programs and operational functions may vary from time to time). The incumbent must be proactive and work independently to ensure that all OFAS services are delivered in the way that is most informative and helpful to students and their families. Additionally, the incumbent will provide guidance to the team which may include a combination of SSP II program coordinators and SSP IB counselors/analysts. The incumbent must ensure that all OFAS functions are completed in a way that ensures compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and donor agreements and maximizes efficiency and effectiveness in terms of operations and impact on student services.
The incumbent has autonomy in accomplishing the goals described here. The incumbent confers regularly with the Director, Associate Director, and Assistant Directors to understand how to evaluate the needs of OFAS constituencies in order to formulate and support a service model to meet those needs. The incumbent works with great independence to lead the office efforts in the areas of student service, operations and aid program management.
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Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $4,421 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,421 - $6,299 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.
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Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. One year in the program area to which assigned may be preferred but is not required. A master’s degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the three years of experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional career or personal counseling.
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field, including or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution where such are job-related.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
Detailed knowledge of financial aid programs, laws, rules, and regulations, and scholarship/financial aid policies and procedures.
Proficiency with using specialized (home grown) automated student financial aid and scholarship systems.
At least one year experience working with the administration of financial aid and scholarships in a CSU setting.
Experience managing multiple tasks in an environment of competing priorities through the use of effective organizational skills, successfully perform high volumes of detail-oriented tasks, and adjust to an extremely stressful, fast-paced environment.
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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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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.