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Admissions and Recruitment Advisor (Student Services Professional IB)

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Work type: Staff
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Temporary, Full Time, Student Services
Position Description

Admissions and Recruitment Advisor – Outreach Services

** Successful candidates in these temporary appointments may be appointed from a few days up to one year depending on the assignment.  Temporary appointments must end on or before the end of the fiscal year, with the possibility of renewal if funds and/or program needs exist.

Classification Title: Student Services Professional IB

Classification Salary Range:

The anticipated salary range for this position is $4,066 - $5,752 per month.

About the Department/Position:

Under general supervision of the Associate Director, Admissions and Recruitment, the Admissions and Recruitment Advisor position performs duties related to the recruitment and enrollment of K-16 students to CSUDH. Responsibilities include meeting prospective students and their families/support systems to provide information about enrollment and admission; these interactions will occur in individual and group settings. The incumbent will also assist the New Student Orientation (NSO) Specialist with First-year, Transfer and Parent program tasks and responsibilities. Will also assist with Campus Tours, Early Assessment Program, Recruitment and Yield.

This position will involve travel, evening, and weekend hours

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides routine advice and counsel to prospective students and their families on general CSU and CSUDH specific admissions requirements, the financial aid process, and enrollment process.
  • Advises students who are eligible for special programs and services such as EOP, AB540.
    • Responds routinely to inquiries from students via· email, telephone, and pre-admission appointments in person or on-line.
  • Assists the New Student Orientation Specialist with coordinating First-year, Transfer and Parent programs components.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Experience: Equivalent of one (1) year of experience in professional Student Services work at the entry level. Equivalent amounts of graduate level job-related education may be substituted for the required experience.

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.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of the methods and problems of organization and program management
  • Research and interviewing techniques
  • The ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge of the organization, procedures, and activities of the specific campus to which the position is assigned
  • Knowledge of basic principles, practices, and major trends in the Student Services field to which assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Student assistant experience in Admissions, Recruitment or Outreach services.
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills
  • Knowledge of CSU admission and enrollment policies
  • Effectively manage time, multi-task and manage multiple priorities and make deadlines
  • Accurately assess a prospective students admission eligibility public speaking
  • Effective written communication
  • Counseling students and families
  • Principles of individual and group behavior
  • Ability 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.
  • 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.

To view the full position description, click “Position Description” above.

General Information:

  • Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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 if eligible. Any candidate advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. Questions about the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy may be sent to
  • The CSU system offers a competitive total compensation benefits package for employees and qualifying dependents, including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and tuition assistance. It is our goal to compensate employees equitably and fairly. You can access a full description of our benefits here.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

California State University Dominguez Hills 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.

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