528854 - Athletics Academic Services Counselor (Student Services Professional III)
Classificaiton: Student Services Professional III
Department: Athletics Academic Services
Sub-Division: Student Retention
Salary Range: Classification Range $5,025 - $7,159 per month(Hiring range depending on qualifications, not anticipated to exceed $5,025 - $5,050 per month)
Appointment Type: Ongoing
Time Base: Exempt
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to Californias revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.
About the Position:
CSUF Athletics Academic Services (AAS) proudly serves all 400+ Division I Varsity NCAA student-athletes. Our mission is to provide effective life skills and academic support services for CSUF student-athletes to encourage timely graduation and to ensure student-athletes receive the information they need to be in compliance with institutional and NCAA rules governing continuing eligibility. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Athletics Academic Services Counselor (Student Services Professional III). The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
Under the supervision of the Director of Athletics Academic Services, the Athletics Academic Services Counselor provides comprehensive complex academic advisement, counseling, and proactive monitoring to student-athletes in assigned sports, in accordance with institutional and NCAA guidelines, rules, and regulations. Performs early warning grade checks and follow up with faculty and coaching staff as appropriate. Participates in Senior Recognition, Welcome Back, FACE, Student-Athlete Orientation meetings, and other recognition programs. Develops and teaches NCAA life skills and other workshop/seminars, and assists with special projects and initiatives, as assigned. Plans and develops creative solutions with integrative approaches across organization lines. Deals with complex and sensitive issues in reference to interpretations of NCAA rules and regulations. Uses independent judgement in addressing complex problems as appropriate. Develops solutions to individual student problems. Assists students in identifying their problems, thinking them through, evaluating them realistically, dealing with their aptitudes and abilities and related to their particular needs and circumstances, selecting suitable educational goals, and implementing corrective measures to alleviate skills decencies. Identifies problems and alternative solutions available. Formulates and verbalizes this information with those present. May also plan, develop, and conduct Student Services related New Student Programs. Serves as the admissions coordinator for student-athletes, conducting unofficial evaluations, working closely with the Athletics Compliance office, Admissions, coaches and prospective student-athletes. Coordinates and provides information on prospective student-athletes for the Exception Admits Committee. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelors degree or the equivalent from an accredited 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 plus three years of professional student services work in the field. A masters degree from an accredited college or university in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work or a job-related field may be substituted for one year of professional experience. A doctoral degree from an accredited college or university and the appropriate internship or clinical training in a relevant field may be substituted for three years of the required professional experience.
Ability to plan, develop, coordinate, supervise, and organize programs and activities. Ability to interact with a diverse student population, faculty, staff, and the public. Ability to analyze complex situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action. Ability to advise students individually and in groups on complex student-related matters. Ability to complete assignments without detailed 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 the overall organization.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and 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.
Masters degree from an accredited college or university in a job-related field. Prior experience in intercollegiate athletics. Knowledge of NCAA regulations and policies since CSUF is governed athletically by the NCAA and is accountable for compliance in all areas.
Possession of the skills and abilities necessary to assess student-athlete academic needs and requirements related to NCAA regulations. Team oriented, student-centered, and flexible individual who can work in a fast-paced environment.
Special Working Conditions:
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
As of January 1, 2022, the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.
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 requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.
Employees must maintain working knowledge of compliance with relevant NCAA and conference rules, and report any concerns or violations noted.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
Application Deadline: Oct 05, 2023 (9:00 PM)
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