Academic Advisor/Educational Talent Search (San
California State University, San Bernardino
University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB
(This is not a state position)
benefited position through August 31, 2021 (Appointment may be
renewed annually based upon availability of funds, availability of
work and satisfactory job performance).
40 hours per week. Schedule to be
arranged, but typically, Monday-Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
though some nights, weekend work may be required. Incumbent must be
able to participate in remote or on campus work depending on the
directives from the CSUSB campus.
First Review Deadline:
This position will remain
open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning December
Under minimal supervision of the Talent Search Assistant Director,
the Academic Advisor will work independently to:
Recruit and retain program participants in middle school.
Provide assessment to all program participants, including
performing an assessment on new program participants within 30 days
of their entrance into either program for the purpose of
establishing baseline data, conducting assessment tests no less
than once per year, and obtaining annual CST scores for all program
Create an Individual Academic Plan (IAP) or similar educational
plan for each middle school program participant within two weeks
from when the participant gains admission into the program and
completes assessment, careful to ensure that the plan includes a
clear goal toward meeting A-G college admission requirement.
Lead bimonthly small group and individual skills development
Lead activities designed to promote career awareness and aid in
the development of a career plan with long range academic and
skills building goals.
Expose students to cultural activities that expand their
understanding of STEAM and community.
Provide opportunities for academic growth and tutoring.
Assist with the development and implementation of a
Meet with each program participant no less than once per
semester to review their IAP or alternative plan, providing
modifications or additions as necessary.
Communicate with school counselors, administration, and other
support personnel to ensure that academic progress is shared,
accurate, and consistent for each program participant.
Provide advice and assistance in secondary and postsecondary
course selection to program participants, when applicable.
Act as the primary point of contact between Educational Talent
Search staff and program participants for all academic related
matters, such as G.P.A, weekly grade reports, probationary program
status, and successful progress towards earning a high school
Act as the primary contact with school administration and
registrar for the purpose of obtaining quarterly grade reports,
semester grade reports, transcripts, and other academic records, in
order to ensure that such information is as up-to-date as
Encourage the intellectual development of students.
Provide mentorship to students, such as the development and
oversight of an ETS Club at each target school.
Ensure that Talent Search is highly publicized in each service
school, including distributing brochures and other media.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and monitor education plans
for each student.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of college entrance application
processes, financial aid requirements, scholarships, and programs
Contact and meet with parents to discuss progress of
Advocate for the various needs of Educational Talent
Address student concerns when issues arise.
Work with the Educational Talent Search staff to conduct a
review of program components;
Assist with coordinating logistics for Educational Talent
Assist with collecting data for the Annual Performance Reports
(including collection, accuracy and verification of data).
Plan, coordinate, and assist with the execution of all program
Perform all other duties as assigned.
Applicants must be in at least junior standing pursuing a
Bachelor's degree and have a minimum of one year of professional
experience. Bachelor's Degree Preferred.
The candidate is required to have knowledge of the A-G
requirements, requirements for high school graduation and a general
understanding of the postsecondary admissions and financial aid
processes and criteria.
Applicants must have strong interpersonal, oral and written
Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Word,
Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
Applicants must possess the ability to handle confidential and
sensitive information, along with the ability to work cooperatively
with a diverse group of people, exercise sound judgement, determine
priorities, complete assigned projects in a timely manner and work
well under tight deadlines.
Strong preference will be given to candidates that have
received TRiO-specific training, such as the trainings sponsored by
the U.S. Department of Education.
Strong preference will be given to candidates who have
succeeded in overcoming barriers similar to those confronting the
project's target population.
UEC is an EOE - Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. This position will
remain open until filled. This has been designated as a sensitive
position. The selected candidate must successfully pass a thorough
background investigation to include a criminal history check and
Live Scan fingerprinting prior to appointment. Benefits
Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Cash option
Group Term Life/ Accidental Death & Dismemberment
Holidays & Personal Holiday
Vacation and Sick pay accruals
Educational Assistance Benefit is based on availability of
State Disability Insurance
To view full description and to apply, visit: https://www.csusb.edu