Aug 07, 2019

Lead Athletics Academic Advisor (SSP II)/ Student Affairs

$4,179 - $5,942 monthly
  • California State University San Bernardino
  • California State University, San Bernardino - Student Affairs
Full-Time Administration Education Other

Job Description

Employment Status:  Full-time, temporary "exempt" position.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00AM to 5:00PM

First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning August 16, 2018. 

Under the general supervision of the Senior Associate Athletic Director & Compliance Coordinator, incumbent will provide lead work direction to staff and tutors, coordinate a program budget, and oversee an academic program for the Athletics Department. Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • The incumbent will provide comprehensive advisement to assist student-athletes to identify their academic challenges, evaluate them realistically, and deal with their aptitudes and abilities as related to their particular needs.
  • Meet with incoming student-athletes at campus sponsored orientation programs to discuss academic requirements and assist in program development. Attend summer campus orientation planning meeting and programs.
  • Provide career-related advising on an individual or small group basis to student-athletes.
  • Develop, establish and maintain a student- athlete tutoring program to ensure success of all student- athletes; specifically targeting at-risk student-athletes. The program will include an inter-department relationship with the Tutoring Center, Math Center and other campus programs to provide qualified tutoring services as needed.
  • Develop and monitor the study hall schedule for student-athletes and monitor sessions, as needed.
  • Utilizing advanced human relations skills to work successfully with coaches, student-athletes, and other administrative athletic department personnel to promote the academic achievement of all student-athletes.
  • Review and analyze existing department policies/procedures. Identify deficiencies, prepare and recommend appropriate modifications necessary for compliance.
  • Serve on department and campus committees that support the academic success of student athletes. 
  • Perform other duties or projects as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Education & Experience:

Applicants must possess the equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or job-related field AND the equivalent of two (2) years of professional experience in a student services program or a related field.  A Master's degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work or directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience.

Experience working with Student Athletes preferred.  

Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Applicants must possess a working knowledge of applicable university and federal policy and procedures. 
  • Applicants must demonstrate the ability to gather and analyze data, reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations. 
  • Applicants must possess the ability to participate in and contribute to group meetings and establish and maintain cooperative working relationship with students, staff, faculty, and administrators.
  • Applicants must possess a working knowledge of correct English, grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Applicants must possess a working knowledge of the basic principles of individual and group behavior.
  • Applicants must possess fundamental writing skills and effective communication skills with the ability to interact with people from diverse backgrounds. 
  • The ability to write, speak and read other languages is desired. 
  • Applicants must have a working knowledge of computer software applications.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU
employees who apply for the position.

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.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. 

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter.  Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:

This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)



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