Educational Opportunity Program Advisor, REC 3553

Carson, CA 90747

Posted: 8/8/19
Deadline: 8/12/19
Salary: $4,304 - $6,120 monthly
Reference Number: 1554693

About This Organization

California State University, Dominguez Hills

California State University, Dominguez Hills, was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system. CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban, comprehensive public university that serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of over 12,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located on a 346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student body, which includes a significant number of non-traditional, working adult students as well as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning programs statewide. The University, with its five Academic Colleges, has more than 300 full-time faculty members and is situated in an area characterized by an extraordinary heterogeneity of people, and an extensive array of high technology industries and professional services.

Job Duties

Under the general supervision of the EOP Associate Director/Director, the EOP Advisor will support programs and services offered as part of EOP’s college retentionand success initiatives.

Required Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abiliites:
– Demonstrated ability to advise students in individual and group settings.
– Demonstrated knowledge of the areas of academic advising, educational equity programs, assessment and related student support services and programs.
– Knowledge of California State University admission and course pattern requirements.
– Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in writing and orally.
– Training or experience that would indicate an ability to successfully facilitate large group discussion/presentations.
– Demonstrated experience and/or knowledge of computer applications and technology related to advising functions.
– Ability to assist in the development and implementation of student success and related projects.
– Knowledge of or ability to learn and apply the laws, regulations, rules and/or guidelines that govern institutions of higher learning.
– Experience working collaboratively with a team.
– Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of college/university students.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilties
– Work collaboratively as well as independently.
– Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
– Effective organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow through.
– Establish and maintain effective working relationships with student’s staff and faculty.
– Maintain confidentiality of work related information and materials.

Specialized Materials:
The position may require use of the following equipment, machinery, tools, and/or vehicles: central computer (student service information system), desktop computer, calculator, photocopier FAX, multi-line telephone system, email, and the use of a personal automobile.

Required Certification:
Valid Driver’s License

Experience and Education:
Required 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 above may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.
Preferred Education: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Student Affairs/Development, Counseling, Higher Education or a related field
Required Experience: Possession of these 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 substitute for one year of professional experience.


$4,304 - $6,120 monthly

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