EOP Advisor and Seawolf Scholars Coordinator (Student Services Professional IV),UPDATED

Sonoma State University
Sonoma County, CA
Sep 25, 2022
Oct 01, 2022
Position Type
Adviser / Advisor
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
Application Process
This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit an application, along with a cover letter and resume.

Please review the position description listed above for full scope of responsibilities and qualifications. Evidence of degree(s) or certificate(s) and/or license(s) required at time of hire.
Job Summary
Reporting to and under the general supervision of the Interim Director of EOP & PUERTA, the EOP Advisor and Seawolf Scholars Coordinator performs highly complex professional Student Services work and is responsible for utilizing a combination of high-level analytical and high-level interpersonal skills in coordinating all aspects of the design, coordination, and implementation of the Seawolf Scholars Program. The incumbent provides academic and personal advising for EOP and Seawolf Scholars students, designs, updates, and implements campus educational programs and services specific for EOP and Seawolf Scholars students, and builds and maintains partnerships with on- and off-campus resources. The incumbent also analyzes, develops, coordinates, and implements programs, events, and workshops that support project objectives. The incumbent independently plans and organizes work requirements and tasks to be accomplished; determines work priorities; handles unusual situations without advice or instruction; solves problems and makes decisions, which have impact on the work of others and the department, within assigned areas of responsibility. In addition, the incumbent provides information and strategic guidance to create a safe space supporting the educational success, retention, and graduation of EOP and Seawolf Scholars students.
Key Qualifications
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field plus upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing and conflict resolution where such are job related. A master's degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work or a jobrelated field may be substituted for one year of professional experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling, guidance or a jobrelated field may be substituted for two years of the required professional experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional, personal or career counseling. Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent to four years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience which includes experience in advising students individually and in groups, and in analysis and resolution of complex student services problems. Advanced proficiency with computers, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), and Google Suite required. Knowledge of databases and student information systems. PeopleSoft preferred. EAB Student Success Collaborative preferred. Bilingual in English/Spanish highly preferred.
Salary and Benefits
Starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $5,351 to $5,565 a month. This is a full time, exempt position, which will lead toward permanent status following the successful completion of a probationary period.

This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.

A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking here to be taken to the CSU benefits page.
Supplemental Information
Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with our Strategic Plan and our Seawolf Commitment, our values include diversity, sustainability, community engagement, respect, responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation, experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to equity and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our university community.

The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. Mandated Reporting: 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.

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption and thereafter comply with routine campus testing requirements. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. To learn more about the vaccination requirement at Sonoma State, please visit: https://covid19.sonoma.edu/vaccine-requirement-information.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.

Sonoma State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

For questions related to the application process, please reach out to hr@sonoma.edu. The ADA Coordinator is also available (hraccommodations@sonoma.edu) to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.