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Senior STEM Counselor/ Science Success Center (UEC)

California State University, San Bernardino
California, United States
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Jun 27, 2022

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Senior STEM Counselor/ Science Success Center (UEC)
California State University, San Bernardino

Job No: 512936
Work type: Auxiliary
Categories: Excluded, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time, Counselor (Non-instructional Faculty)

About University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB

(This is not a state position)

University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB ("UEC") supports the university's educational mission by providing quality services that complement the instructional program. The University depends upon UEC to provide services that cannot be supported with state funds. We're responsible for business enterprises on campus including, but not limited to, dining, bookstore, convenience store, and vending services. We also serve as the grantee for federal, state, and local funding for research and sponsored projects.

Position Summary

Temporary, “non-exempt”, benefited position through 9/30/2026 (Appointment may be renewed annually based upon availability of funds, availability of work and satisfactory job performance).

Salary: $4,691-6,683 per month

Location: San Bernardino, CA

Project Description:

The Science Success Center (SSC) is a Department of Education grant-funded project whose mission is to increase graduation and retention for students pursuing STEM fields (especially, Hispanic, community college transfer, and low-income students) while providing the proper resources and tools for student success at CSUSB and beyond. Our goal is to empower and boost student self-efficacy through a holistic advising model. At the SSC, students are paired with an academic advisor to help them with all their academic and career needs. Students meet with their assigned advisor throughout the academic year to review academic goals and progress, career goals, and resources to enhance their undergraduate experience.

Work Schedule

Typically, 40 hours per week; hours will vary depending on the need between 7:00 a.m. & 7:00 p.m., with typical hours being Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.; possible evening and weekends 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 4/20/2022.

Typical Activities

Under minimal supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Senior STEM Counselor will work independently to:

Duties and Responsibilities:

The incumbent will perform the following advising and leadership responsibilities, with the over-arching goal to promote student success outcomes including retention, timely degree progress, and graduation.

Typical duties include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Advising: The incumbent will
  • Be responsible for advising students based on designated CNS majors, with a specific focus on STEM majors in biology, chemistry & biochemistry, computer science and engineering, geological sciences, mathematics and physics.
  • Advise students in specific curriculum decisions including the choice and scheduling of courses, selection or change of majors and minors, providing referrals to specific departments, schools or colleges as appropriate.
  • Assist students in the development and implementation of an education plan including choosing a major/clarifying career goal, developing an academic program for graduating in a timely manner, as well as the implementation of an Individual Development Plan.
  • Provide information on specific programs, and make referrals where appropriate, to services offered by the university or by organizations outside of CSUSB.
  • Work at campus events such as new student orientation, open house, bootcamp advising, and others as assigned.
  • Work on the development, implementation, and evaluation of student advising workshops.
  • Leadership: The incumbent will
  • Train, give assignments and guide daily work of otherr SSC personnel.
  • Represent SSC and CNS on various internal and external committees related to advising, recruiting and student success.
  • Develop and promote internal communication and resource sharing in order to benefit student success.
  • Serve as liaison with academic and student services departments.
  • Regularly communicate with the Dean of the College of Natural Sciences and the grant leadership team and other academic advisors.
  • Act as the resource person/knowledgeable expert on electronic advising tools, academic coaching, student success data and assist with the training of chairs of academic departments, faculty advisors and other staff members on the principles and practices of effective proactive advising to support student success.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    Education: A Bachelor's degree is required. A STEM degree (Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field) is highly desirable. A master's degree in Counseling, Higher Education, Social Work, or a directly related field is highly preferred.

    Experience: Minimum of 2 years in academic advising/counseling in a university or community college setting is required.

    Additional Qualifications:

    Knowledge & Skills: Applicants must possess A working knowledge of applicable university and federal policy and procedures. The ability to participate in and contribute positively to group meetings, and establish and maintain cooperative working relationship with students, staff, faculty, and administrators. Fundamental writing skills and effective communication skills with the ability to interact with people from diverse backgrounds.

    Benefits Include:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Cash option
  • CalPERS Retirement and CalPers 457
  • Group Term Life/ Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Holidays & Personal Holiday
  • Vacation and Sick pay accruals
  • Educational Assistance Benefit is based on availability of funding.
  • Workers' Compensation, Unemployment Insurance, State Disability Insurance
    University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB is committed to a diverse workforce and affirmative action, and is an equal opportunity employer. UEC maintains and promotes a policy of non-discrimination and non-harassment on the basis of race, sex, gender, color, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic characteristics, status as a disabled veteran, or disabled veteran of the Vietnam era.

    To view the UEC Affirmative Action Program, please contact UEC Human Resources at (909) 537-7589 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.

    As an equal opportunity employer, University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB (UEC) is committed to a diverse workforce. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access UEC's career website as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling UEC's Human Resources Manager at 909-537-7589.

    EEO AA Policy Statement

    Employment of Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans

    Supplemental Information

    UEC is an EOE - Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans. 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 prior to appointment.

    CSU policy requires all faculty, staff and students (on or off campus) to be immunized (i.e. vaccinated) against the virus that causes COVID-19.

    As part of the campus community, CSUSB requires all UEC employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or present a medical or religious exemption and any appropriate back up documentation. Fully vaccinated is defined as having the last immunization shot at least 14 days prior to the date being evaluated. Current and new employees of UEC are required to adhere to this policy by September 20, 2021 and remain in adherence after that date. All employees are also required to submit a daily health screen to access any on or off campus location.

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