Athletics Academic Services Counselor (Student Services Professional III)
Classification: Student Services Professional III-Range A
Department: Athletics-Athletics Academic Services
Sub-Division: Associate VP Student Affairs
Salary Range: $4,288 - $6,109 per month
Appointment Type: Ongoing
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Job Summary: California State University, Fullerton is searching for an Athletics Academic Services Counselor (Student Services Professional III). Athletics Academic Services Counselor (Student Services Professional III) should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Athletics (SWA)/ Director, Athletics Academic Services, the Athletics Academic Services Counselor provides comprehensive complex academic advisement, counseling, and proactive monitoring to student-athletes in assigned sports, in accordance with institutional and NCAA guidelines, rules, and regulations. Performs early warning grade checks and follow-up with faculty and coaching staff as appropriate. Participates in Senior Recognition, Welcome Back, and Student-Athlete Orientation meetings and other recognition programs. Develops and teaches NCAA life skills and other workshops/seminars, and assist with special projects and initiatives, as assigned. Plans and develops creative solutions with integrative approaches across organizational lines. Deals with complex and sensitive issues in reference to interpretation of NCAA rules and regulations. Uses independent judgment in addressing complex problems as appropriate. Develops solutions to individual student problems. Assists students in identifying their problems, thinking them through, evaluating them realistically, dealing with their aptitudes and abilities and related to their particular needs and circumstances, selecting suitable educational goals, and implementing corrective measures to alleviate skills deficiencies. Serves as the lead for student-athlete admissions and evaluations, working closely with the Athletics Compliance office, Admissions, coaches and prospective student-athletes. Other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four year university in a related field; including or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques interviewing and conflict resolution where such are job related. A masters degree in counseling, clinical psychology, social work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the three years of experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional career or personal counseling. Possession of these knowledges and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. One year in the program area to which assigned may be preferred but is not required. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations governing progress toward degree and the Academic Progress Rate (APR).
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.
Special Working Conditions: Employee must maintain working knowledge of compliance with relevant NCAA and conference rules, and report any concerns or violations noted. In order to access the Department of Homeland Security SEVIS database, this position may be required by the Department of Homeland Security to be finger-printed and undergo regular background checks.
Legal permanent resident status or U.S. Citizenship is required.
Position is subject to frequent interruptions; possible shared work space.
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
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, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and appr...oximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.