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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 below may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
Experience: Possession of the required 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.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
- Self-motivation: Able to establish work priorities and complete projects independently and to create good will and solve problems via tactful collaboration.
- Detail oriented: Able to read and interpret transcripts and complex credentialing standards, and to maintain accurate advising sheets and other records for students.
- Knowledge: Understands CSU and SDSU general education and other graduation requirements and other university policies and procedures.
- Communication: Able to organize and present ideas concisely and effectively in writing and in public speaking venues or one-on-one advising situations, including proofreading for correct grammar and punctuation.
- Creativity: Able to think critically and propose creative solutions to problems, changes in policy, new curriculum ideas, and possible prompts for the Liberal Studies assessment papers.
- Interpersonal Skills: Able to listen carefully and respond thoughtfully, perceptively, and with compassion; ability to handle effectively a broad range of interpersonal contacts, including those at a higher level and those sensitive in nature.
- Masters degree (either completed or in-progress), preferably in a subject or subjects appropriate for Liberal Studies or in Education with a specialization in student affairs/student services or other related field.
- Experience working in a college or university’s admissions, advising, evaluations, registrar, or other student service related office.
- Experience in student advising.
- Experience explaining and interpreting academic policies governing a public or private university either in person, on the phone, or via email.
- Experience working with diverse student populations.
- Experience presenting to diverse audiences of varying size.
- Experience using SIMS/R, Singularity, online application systems, WebPortal, Blackboard, Microsoft Office Suite, Internet, and Gmail.
- Breadth of background in at least one of the Liberal Studies subject areas – literature, history, math, science, visual and performing arts, or child development and a willingness to read and learn about the others.
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