The Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity facilitates the academic and career success, personal growth and well-being of all students, and works proactively to address systemic inequities through professional learning, community building, advocacy, policy recommendations and organizational structures. We aim to foster an affirming campus culture based on the core values of excellence, equity, diversity, belonging and inclusion through:
- Recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who are reflective of the diverse student body and communities served by SDSU, and recruiting students who are representative of the rich diversity of the region and the world;
- Fostering an environment that is welcoming, affirming, and empowering for students, faculty, staff and alumni of all backgrounds;
- Enhancing the career and educational pathways of a diverse student body, the faculty and staff, including enhancing the learning environment and expanding learning opportunities for all students inside and outside the classroom, and expanding and connecting opportunities for students to participate in transformational experiences;
- Developing leaders who believe in and lead others toward supporting civility, mutual respect and diversity in our society and workplaces; and
- Cultivating relationships with the local community that advance the well-being of diverse individuals and communities.
The Campus Life subdivision within the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Diversity is committed to working closely with the Postsecondary Educational Leadership with an emphasis on Student Affairs master’s program to cultivate professional, experiential learning opportunities for graduate students. These training positions are designed to provide a robust, hybrid experience within Campus Life at SDSU, ultimately preparing student affairs professionals while enhancing student services. This recruitment is for ten full-time positions, which are designed with assignments in two functional areas. The pairings include:
This position does require the person to live in an apartment in on-campus housing and be enrolled in a full time graduate program as a condition of employment. Preference is given to students in the PELSA graduate program.
Full-time, temporary position anticipated to end on or before 6/30/2023 with the possibility of reappointment. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is 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.
This position is physically located at the SDSU Main Campus in San Diego.
Education and Experience
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. 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.
- Ability to multitask with day-to-day changes in priorities.
- Handle and complete several ongoing projects and activities in a work environment characterized by frequent interruptions.
- Ability to effectively use Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint to create and analyze reports, manage data, resource materials and presentations.
- Ability to learn and use the Presence platform.
- Conduct presentations on programmatic co-curricular activities.
- Working knowledge of or the ability to rapidly acquire knowledge of university policies, procedures, rules and regulations and their application to student organizations, student activities and expression, and student governance structures preferred.
- Enrollment in the Postsecondary Educational Leadership with a Specialization in Student Affairs graduate program during the Fall and Spring terms while serving in the role.
- Experience working with a large diverse student population.
- Basic knowledge of the principles of individual and group behavior.
- Ability to collect, compile, analyze and evaluate data and make verbal or written presentations based on these data.
- Ability to advise students individually and in groups on routine matters where required.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, administrators, student organizations, private and public agencies and others in committee work and student advising and community contacts.
- Demonstrated ability to make decisions and carry through actions having implications with regard to other program or service areas Services Office.
- Effective interpersonal skills required to build and maintain cooperative working relationships among diverse individuals and groups.
- Basic experience in program development of student organizations and activities, fraternity and sorority life, leadership programs, career services, cross-cultural center, residential life, and student academic success centers preferred.
- Basic knowledge with event planning, coordination and implementing program activities.
Compensation and Benefits
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. Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $3,513 per month.
San 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.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,513 - $4,298 per month.
SDSU Vaccine Policy
In accordance with the California State University system wide 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.
Review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will be ongoing beginning on July 7, 2022. To receive full consideration, apply by July 6, 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.
SDSU 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.
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