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Global Education Advisor (Student Services Professional II)

San Diego State University
San Diego County, CA
Closing date
Aug 16, 2022

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Global Education
Position Type
Adviser / Advisor
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
*Job no:* 516263
*Work type:* Staff
*Location:* San Diego
*Categories:* Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services

Position SummaryInternational Affairs provides services that meet the diverse needs of the SDSU global community and offers programs which foster global perspectives and diplomacy, intercultural awareness and international goodwill. This unit serves as SDSU's central source of information and support services for faculty engagement, incoming students, outgoing students on study abroad programs, international risk management, and passport services. International Affairs works with all areas of the university to identify and meet the unique needs of its constituencies and to provide opportunities for all members of the campus community to develop effective skills and perspectives for global citizenship and leadership.The Global Education Advisor, supervised by the International Affairs/Global Education Office (GEO) Director, serves as a bridge between International Affairs and one or more of SDSU’s academic colleges. Working in close collaboration with the office lead, the Assistant Director of GEO, the Advisor will provide advising services to SDSU students on all global education program types and all phases of the advising process, from inquiry through reentry. In addition, this position is involved in marketing of global education opportunities and supports program review, risk management and incident response as needed. For more information regarding International Affairs, click [here]( is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego.Education and ExperienceExperience: 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 be substituted for one year of the professional experience.Education: Equivalent to graduation with a bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university. 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 Qualifications
Master's degree in student affairs, counseling, higher education or internationally-related fieldWorking knowledge of issues related to international educational exchange and study abroad, including pre-departure orientation, risk management resources. Working knowledge of cultural factors impacting adjustment abroad or upon return home. Demonstrated skills in: public speaking; intercultural communications and cross-cultural relations; interpersonal communication skills, particularly related to advising students and interacting with faculty, administrative staff, and parents; planning, organizing, and designing and implementing study abroad marketing plans to meet specified goals. Strong skills in oral and written communications, critical thinking, problem solving, program planning, program evaluation and computer usage. Demonstrated ability to relate easily, effectively and equitably with students from diverse cultural backgrounds. Demonstrated ability to take direction as well as apply self-initiative..Second language fluency, particularly in Spanish is highly desired. Experience working in a study abroad office is highly desirable. Specialized Skills Required
Previous experience studying, living or working abroad.Compensation and BenefitsStarting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $ 4,304 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources. SSan Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click [here]( Salary Range: $4,304 - $6,120 per month.SDSU COVID-19 Vaccine PolicyIn accordance with the California State University systemwide policy, students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical or religious exemption in order to access campus. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated for five months after their final dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or for two months after receiving the only dose of a single-dose vaccine. Afterward a COVID-19 booster is required to continue to be considered fully vaccinated. The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university’s secure online health portal prior to beginning work. Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to participate in SDSU’s COVID-19 testing program.Supplemental InformationInitial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on August 11, 2022. To receive full consideration, apply by August 10, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.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. San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the [Immigration Reform and Control Act]( 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.SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click [here]( is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Meracle Cothron at []( or 619-594-1139.
*Advertised:* Jul 27, 2022 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
*Applications close:* Open until filled

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