Career Advisor

Employer
California State University, Monterey Bay
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Apr 23, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Career Advisor

Classification: Student Services Professional II
Department Name: Undergrad Advising, Retention & Career Ctr
Job Number: MB2021-PA2695
Status: Open Until FilledApply today! Application Screening Begins: Monday, May 17, 2021.
Priority Screening Date: 05/16/2021
Recruitment Status: Apply today! Application Screening Begins: Monday, May 17, 2021.

Position Description:
Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (WWW.CSUMB.EDU) is a comprehensive, mid-sized four-year university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives by emphasizing project-based learning, requiring service learning, and promoting multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond the campus community. CSUMB is both an MSI and HSI and has a vibrant, diverse student body of nearly 7000 students and growing. Our faculty and staff, many of whom live in campus housing, appreciate living and working about one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, we offer excellent benefits, including housing, and competitive salaries for our faculty and staff. By 2030, CSUMB's sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral.



PURPOSE:

Under the work direction of the Associate Director for Advising, Career, and Student Success, and the general supervision of the Associate Dean for Advising, Career, and Student Success, the Career Advisor works as part of a team to help create and deliver a wide array of career development resources and services, including but not limited to workshops, events, informational and marketing materials/resources), one-on-one meetings.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Career Advising: Works closely with students individually and in group settings to provide guidance on career, academic, and employment opportunities and preparation; Facilitate use of career-related assessment tools, and use an assets-based approach to help students to interpret/evaluate results and relate those results to their career development/exploration trajectory.
  • Career Resources: Works collaboratively and independently to design, implement, and coordinate career exploration and development programs and services for targeted audiences, including but not limited to workshops and media on career and graduate/professional school exploration and preparation, cover letter, resume, interview, interview, and job-readiness.
  • Workshops Develops, prepares and delivers advising presentations and workshops to inform students about advising and career related services and programs, e.g. career exploration tools, advising processes and outcomes, campus services and resources.
  • Communication Manages the collection, compilation and dissemination of information about opportunities, programs, and events relevant for students in the disciplines supported. Engages students, faculty, staff, and community partners via a range of communication strategies including email, social media, classroom visits, or meetings.
  • Special Events: Assists with planning and hosting special events and projects such as career, graduate school, and internship fairs, and represents CSUMB career services at outreach & recruitment events, new student orientation, and campus-wide opportunity fairs.

  • Other Functions:
    Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.




    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    Working knowledge of the principles of individual and group behavior; procedures and activities of the program to which assigned; general knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational and program management. General knowledge of research and interview techniques; and of the principles of individual and group behavior.

    Ability to interpret and apply program rules and regulations; use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements; obtain factual and interpretative information through interviews; reason logically; collect, compile, analyze and evaluate data and make verbal or written presentations based on these data; advise students individually and in groups on routine matters where required; recognize multicultural, multi-sexed and multi‑aged value systems and work accordingly; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, CSU administrators, student organizations, private and public agencies and others in committee work, and student advising and community contacts; and, rapidly acquire a general knowledge of the overall operation, functions and programs of the campus to which assigned. Demonstrated ability to make decisions and carry through actions having implications with regard to other program or service areas Services Office.



    Minimum Qualifications:
    Education: 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.

    Experience: Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A master’s degree in a job related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.



    Specialized Skills:


    Preferred Qualifications:
    Master’s degree in a job-related field preferred. Prior career advising experience, including development of career resources and workshops for students, as well as one-on-one career counseling. Experience supporting a diverse student population. Working knowledge of FERPA and other federal regulations related to the release of educational records to third parties, general university policies and procedures. Experience with Microsoft Office Professional Suite (particularly Excel), and Google Suite; Simplicity, Sales Force, or other products.



    Special Conditions of Employment:
    SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT & POSITION DESIGNATIONS:
    • All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
    • 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.
    • This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.
    • This position has been designated as a sensitive position with access to and responsibility for detailed personally identifiable Level 1 confidential information about students, faculty, staff or alumni that is protected, personal or sensitive as defined in the CSU Information Security Data Classification Standards
    • This position is required to comply with confidentiality requirements outlined in the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.
    • This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) and will be required to participate in annual training and to immediately forward to the Clery Director all reports of crimes brought to their attention pursuant to the Clery Act and California State Education Code, Chapter 15.5, of the Donahue Higher Education Act, Section 67380.
    • May require evenings and/or occasional weekend work.

    PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT:
    Typical office environment with standard equipment and tasks. May be required to work remotely, and occasional evenings or Saturdays. Position is required to work at a computer/video display terminal and desk for extended periods of time. Travel required between campus offices and off-campus locations. Requires occasional travel between campus offices.


    Compensation and Benefits:
    POSITION INFORMATION:


    • Type of Appointment: Full-Time, Probationary

    • Collective Bargaining Unit: Academic Professionals of California (APC)

    • Anticipated Campus Hiring Salary: Low $4,000’s/month

    • CSU Salary Range

    • FLSA Status: Exempt

    CSUMB offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, dental & vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. For more information, visit: CSU Benefits R04. Additionally, University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay provides access to affordable campus housing based on availability, visit: Employee Housing.



    How to Apply:
    To apply, visit https://csumb.peopleadmin.com/postings/6194

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

    For full consideration, applicants must complete the required online application prior to the priority screen date found at csumb.edu/jobs. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Materials submitted become the property of CSUMB and will not be returned.
    CSUMB is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions.
    Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting University Personnel at (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura and Antle Family Memorial Library (map). All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.

    GENERAL INFORMATION:

    CSUMB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States and is an E-Verify employer. In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State University, Monterey Bay Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at: https://csumb.edu/clery

    CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.

    AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

    CSUMB is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or disability.


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