International Admissions Advisor or Trainee

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Work type: Staff
Location: Northridge
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Administrative, Probationary, Temporary, Full Time

 

CSUN strives to be a destination workplace, where everyone understands that they belong to a community that is vital in advancing student success and providing exemplary service to all stakeholders. We foster an environment of success, both for our students and our employees. We have a relentless passion for celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as being an employer of choice. You will also have the opportunity to realize your own personal goals and be recognized for the work you do, and enjoy the unique value the CSUN community can offer. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place. Learn more: https://www.csun.edu/about-csun.

 

Major Duties

PLEASE NOTE:  Position will be filled at either the Student Services Professional SSP IA, SSP IB, or SSP II level, dependent upon applicant qualifications.

 

SSP IA: Under direct supervision, the incumbent acquires the ability to evaluate and research international educational systems and documents; develops expertise in determining admission eligibility for graduate applicants, and in using and correcting data in the SOLAR student database; learns to provide pre-application, application, and admission advisement for graduate international applicants as well as domestic graduate applicants with international transcripts and degrees; and performs other duties as assigned.

 

SSP IB: Under general supervision, the incumbent provides pre-application, application, and admission advisement for graduate and undergraduate international applicants as well as domestic applicants with international transcripts and degrees; evaluates and researches international educational systems and documents; works independently and in cooperation with graduate departments to determine admission eligibility for graduate applicants.; determines admission eligibility of applicants at the undergraduate level; enters transfer courses into the U.Achieve database and recommends international course work to CSUN's general education requirements; and performs other duties as assigned.

 

SSP II: Under general supervision, the incumbent provides pre-application, application, and admission advisement for graduate and undergraduate international applicants as well as domestic applicants with international transcripts and degrees; evaluates and researches international educational systems and documents; works independently and in cooperation with graduate departments to determine admission eligibility for graduate applicants; determines admission eligibility of applicants at the undergraduate level; enters transfer courses into the U.Achieve database and recommends international course work to CSUN's general education requirements;  acts as a Designated School Official (DSO) -- creates initial l-20's in the national SEVIS database and processes transfer student l-20's; and performs other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • SSP IA: 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. No experience required.
  • SSP IB: 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.  Equivalent to one year of experience in professional Student Services work at the entry trainee level.  A Master's degree in a job-related field may be substituted for the required experience.
  • SSP II: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a job-related field. Equivalent to two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field. A Master’s degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience. Additional specialized and relevant experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

 

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

 

  • SSP IA: General knowledge of the basic principles of individual and group behavior; working knowledge of research and observation techniques for the purpose of recording, classifying, and interpreting factual information; and working knowledge of the techniques and methods of interviewing.   Ability and specialized skills to: gather and analyze data; reason logically, draw conclusions and make appropriate recommendations; participate in and contribute to group meetings, conferences and interviews; clearly express ideas and recommendations orally; write clear and concise reports; and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and faculty.
  • SSP IB: General knowledge of the methods and problems of organization and program management; working knowledge of research and interviewing techniques; working knowledge of the principles of individual and group behavior; ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge of the organization, procedures and activities of the specific campus to which the position is assigned; and working knowledge of the basic principles, practices and major trends in the Student Services field to which assigned. Ability and specialized skills to: rapidly acquire a working knowledge of the specific objectives of the campus Student Services program and its relationship to the total campus operation; interpret and apply program rules and regulations; gather and analyze data; ability to reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations; present clear and concise information orally and in written reports; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, CSU administrators, student organizations and other private and public agencies.
  • SSP II:  Working knowledge of the practices, procedures and activities of the program to which assigned; working knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational and program management; working knowledge of research and interview techniques; and working knowledge of the principles of individual and group behavior. Ability and specialized skills to: interpret and apply program rules and regulations; use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements; obtain factual and interpretative information through interviews; reason logically; collect, compile, analyze and evaluate data and make verbal or written presentations based on these data; advise students individually and in groups on routine matters where required; recognize multicultural, multi-sexed and multi-aged value systems and work accordingly; 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; and ability to rapidly acquire a general knowledge of the overall operation, functions and programs of the campus to which assigned. Demonstrated ability to make decisions and carry through actions having implications with regard to other program or service areas Services Office.

 

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

  • The university offers an excellent benefits package, including but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, retirement & savings, tuition waiver and more.
  • The anticipated HIRING RATES per month are: $3952 (SSP IA); $ 4269 (SSP IB); $4841 (SSP II). The salary ranges for these classifications are: $3952 - $4834 (SSP IA); $4269 - $6040 (SSP IB); $4841 - $6884 (SSP II) per month.
  • HOURS: Full Time; 40 hours per week; Monday through Friday; may include evenings and weekends.  

The SSP IA is a temporary position. Based upon satisfactory progress, the incumbent will be promoted to the SSP-1B level after the conclusion of the 12-month training program.

The SSP IB is a temporary position. Based upon satisfactory progress, the incumbent will be promoted to SSP II after the conclusion of the 12-month training program.

The SSP II is a regular position with a one-year probationary period.

 

General Information

  • Applications received through June 23, 2024, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
  • This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
  • A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. 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 may be 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.
  • In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.
  • Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers
  • The CSU recommends that faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities at any university location be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and that all individuals who access any in-person program or activity (on- or off-campus) operated or controlled by the University follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications and comply with other safety measures established by each campus.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, nationality, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran or military status, and disability. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.

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