09/10/21 – 09/24/21
On Campus Only Promotional Opportunity
RN/BSN NURSING PROGRAM ADVISOR (Student Services Professional
STUDENT SERVICES PROFESSIONAL II
Salary Range (From $ to $)
$2,152 - $3,060 per month / $25,824 - $36,720 annually (New
employees should anticipate being hired at the beginning of the
Number of Positions
Regular: Permanent (after one-year probationary period)
Full-time/part-time (if part-time, indicate time base)
R04 - APC - Academic Support
Hours Per Day
To be determined at part-time capacity
Days Per Week
To be determined at part-time capacity
Working independently under general supervision of the Director of
the School of Nursing, the RN- BSN Nursing Program Advisor performs
moderately complex professional Student Services work, advising
several hundred pre-nursing and nursing students. The Nursing
Program Advisor evaluates transfer credits, advises students on
course selection, program requirements, degree progress, exam
preparation, compiles and analyzes information, prepares reports,
and conducts orientations and outreach activities. Additional
responsibilities include assisting the School of Nursing Director
with annual accreditation surveys and ongoing accreditation review
For a full description of job duties, please visit: https://csuchico.box.com/v/VA1481-Position-Description
MANDATORY VACCINATIONS :
Effective September 30, 2021, the CSU will require faculty, staff,
and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized
against COVID -19 or have received a medical or religious
exemption. Selected candidates should be prepared to comply with
this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/
. Questions can be sent to: email@example.com
(staff and management positions) or firstname.lastname@example.org
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Incumbent must possess:
Working knowledge of:
- The principles, practices, procedures, activities and major
trends in the Student Services field to which assigned, or the
ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge.
- The methods and problems of organizational and program
- Research and interview techniques.
- The principles of individual and group behavior.
General knowledge of:
- The organization, procedures, and activities of the specific
campus to which the position is assigned.
- Techniques for recording, classifying, and interpreting factual
- Fluent in the use of standard office equipment (computers,
copiers, phones) and standard office software packages such as,
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
Incumbent must possess:
- Judgment to recommend solutions to problems and changes in
- Technical expertise to recommend change in program procedures;
act as a spokespersons for the program in their area of expertise;
and resolve problems within their area of assignment.
- Basic interviewing and counseling techniques.
- Planning skills.
Incumbent must have the ability to:
- Rapidly acquire a general knowledge of the overall operation,
functions and programs of the campus.
- 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.
- Interpret and apply program rules and regulations.
- Collect, compile, analyze and evaluate data and make verbal or
written presentations based on data.
- Reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate
- Present clear and concise information orally and in written
- Participate in and contribute to group meetings, conferences
- Use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments
and in implementing long-range program improvements.
- Obtain factual and interpretative information through
- Advise students individually and in groups on routine matters
- Recognize multi-cultural, multi-sexed and multi-aged value
systems and work accordingly.
- Make decisions and carry through with actions having
implications with regard to other program or service areas.
- Perform assigned duties.
Required Education and/or Experience
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.
Two years of full-time 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
A Master’s degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one
year of the professional experience. Additional specialized
experience which demonstrates the applicant has successfully
applied the knowledge and abilities of a Student Services
professional may also be substituted for required education on a
year-for year basis.
Additional Requirements for this Position
Preference may be given to applicants with the following as they
may be considered specialized skills:
- Bilingual/Multilingual skills.
- Three or more years of student advising experience.
- California State University, Chico, in accordance with CSU
policy, requires that the successful candidate complete a
background check (including a criminal records check, sexual
offender registry check, and/or fingerprinting) prior to assuming
this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete or pass the
background check may impact the job offer or continued employment
of current CSU employees who apply for posted positions identified
as sensitive. This position is considered a sensitive position
based on CSU guidelines. Incumbent is responsible for the safety
and security of Level 1 data, sometimes also referred to as Level 1
protected data. This is confidential information that is in most
cases protected by statutes, regulations, or other legal
- The person holding this position is considered a “General
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 (revised July 21, 2017) as a
condition of employment.
- Throughout employment in this position incumbent must maintain
a valid California Driver’s License as well as continued completion
and compliance of the CSU Defensive Driver’s Training course.
Incumbent/applicant will need to be able to perform the essential
job functions (duties) of this position with or without reasonable
accommodation. This position alternates between remaining in a
stationary position operating a personal computer for long periods
of time and frequently moving about inside the office. Must be able
to travel across campus to other offices and buildings for meetings
Work is performed in a typical office
environment operating standard office equipment.
This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver
CSU, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick
leave, vacation, health insurance). Eligibility for standard CSU
benefits is based on an appointment of half-time or more for a
period exceeding six months. Employees appointed less than
half-time or less than six months are not eligible for standard CSU
benefits but do receive prorated sick leave and vacation.
Eligibility for Affordable Care Act ( ACA ) benefits is based on an
appointment of at least three-quarter time, hired to work a minimum
of 130 hours per month over the course of the appointment or works
an average of 130 hours or more per month during the measurement
period. The ACA guidelines provide for health coverage or FlexCash
only. ACA does not provide dental or vision plan coverage.
About the University and Community
California State University ( CSU ), Chico is a comprehensive and
residential public University, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution
( HSI ) designation and operating as part of the 23-campus CSU
system. The University enrolls over 17,000 students from diverse
cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, with over half
identifying as first-generation college students. Graduate and
undergraduate programs boast high-quality research experiences,
exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global engagement
opportunities. The campus motto, “Today Decides Tomorrow,” is
brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and
co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience prepares students
to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and inspired stewards of
environmental, social, and economic resources. Together, they will
become leaders solving the challenges of the 21st century.
The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the
state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from San
Francisco Bay Area. A safe residential community, Chico offers
year-round natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, and a
thriving arts, music, and events scene. We acknowledge and are
mindful that CSU, Chico stands on lands that were originally
occupied by the first people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we
recognize their distinctive spiritual relationship with this land
and the waters that run through campus.
CSU, Chico is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who
reflect the diverse, intercultural, and intersectional identities
of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values
predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of
achievement gaps, have demonstrated experience working with diverse
populations, and will contribute to policies, programs, and
activities that support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable
learning and working environment.
The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not
discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color,
ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender
identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition,
National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status,
or any other protected status.
Open Date (posting open date)
Close Date (posting close date)
Open Until Filled
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Optional Applicant Documents