Job Details

California State University, San Bernardino
  • Position Number: 5401089
  • Location: San Bernardino, CA
  • Position Type: Science - Computer Science

Senior STEM Counselor/PATHS (UEC)
California State University, San Bernardino

Job No: 537578
Work type: Auxiliary
Categories: Excluded, At-Will, Temporary, Full Time, Education Support Professionals, On-site (work in-person at business location)

About University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB

(This is not a state position)

University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB ("UEC") supports the university's educational mission by providing quality services that complement the instructional program. The University depends upon UEC to provide services that cannot be supported with state funds. We're responsible for business enterprises on campus including, but not limited to, dining, bookstore, convenience store, and vending services. We also serve as the grantee for federal, state, and local funding for research and sponsored projects.

Position Summary

Temporary, Full Time, Non-Exempt, Benefited position through 9/30/2024 (Appointment may be renewed annually based upon availability of funds, availability of work and satisfactory job performance).

Salary: $4,691-$6,683 per month

Location: San Bernardino

Work Schedule

40 hours per week. Hours will vary depending on the need between 7:00AM & 7:00PM, with typical hours being Monday-Friday 8:00AM -5:00PM; possible evening and weekends required.

First Review Deadline

This position will remain open until filled.

Typical Activities

Under minimal supervision of the Principal Investigator (College of Natural Sciences Dean) and co-investigators (College of Natural Sciences Assistant Dean and Dean Fellow), the Senior STEM Counselor will work independently to fulfill the duties listed below.

Duties and Responsibilities: The incumbent will perform the following advising and leadership responsibilities, with the over-arching goal to promote student success outcomes including retention, timely degree progress, and graduation.

Typical duties include, but are not limited to the following:

Advising: The incumbent will
  • Be responsible for advising students based on designated CNS majors, with a specific focus on STEM majors in biology, chemistry & biochemistry, computer science and engineering, geological sciences, mathematics and physics & astronomy.
  • Advise students in specific curriculum decisions including the choice and scheduling of courses, selection or change of majors and minors, providing referrals to specific departments, schools or colleges as appropriate.
  • Assist students in the development and implementation of an education plan including choosing a major/clarifying career goal, developing an academic program for graduating in a timely manner, as well as the implementation of an Individual Development Plan (IDP).
  • Proactively provide information on specific programs, and make referrals where appropriate, to services offered by the university or by organizations outside of CSUSB.
  • Work at campus events such as new student orientation, open house, bootcamp advising, and others as assigned. Take the lead in organizing events and recruiting students from community colleges and high schools.
  • Work on the development, implementation, and evaluation of student advising workshops.
  • Work in collaboration with management and other Senior STEM counselors to provide support and guidance to other STEM counselors
  • Lead or assist in grant related activities such as organizing workshops, career panels, event planning, science buddies, and other duties as assigned.

Leadership: The incumbent will
  • Train, give assignments and guide daily work of other SSC personnel.
  • Represent SSC and CNS on various internal and external committees related to advising, recruiting and student success.
  • Develop and promote internal communication and resource sharing in order to benefit student success.
  • Serve as liaison with academic and student services departments.
  • Regularly communicate with the Dean of the College of Natural Sciences and the grant leadership team and other academic advisors.
  • Act as the resource person/knowledgeable expert on electronic advising tools, academic coaching, student success data and assist with the training of chairs of academic departments, faculty advisors and other staff members on the principles and practices of effective proactive advising to support student success.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Education: A bachelor's degree is required. A STEM degree (Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related fields) is highly desirable. A master's degree in counseling, Higher Education, Social Work, or a directly related field is highly preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum of 2 years in academic advising/counseling in a university or community college setting is required.
  • Other: Applicants must possess a working knowledge of applicable university and federal policy and procedures. The ability to participate in and contribute positively to group meetings, and establish and maintain cooperative working relationship with students, staff, faculty, and administrators. Fundamental writing skills and effective communication skills with the ability to interact with people from diverse backgrounds.

Benefits Include:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Cash option
  • CalPERS Retirement and CalPers 457
  • Group Term Life/ Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Holidays & Personal Holiday
  • Vacation and Sick pay accruals
  • Educational Assistance Benefit is based on availability of funding.
  • Workers' Compensation, Unemployment Insurance, State Disability Insurance

University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB is committed to a diverse workforce and affirmative action, and is an equal opportunity employer. UEC maintains and promotes a policy of non-discrimination and non-harassment on the basis of race, sex, gender, color, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic characteristics, status as a disabled veteran, or disabled veteran of the Vietnam era.

To view the UEC Affirmative Action Program, please contact UEC Human Resources at (909) 537-7589 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.

As an equal opportunity employer, University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB (UEC) is committed to a diverse workforce. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access UEC's career website as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling UEC's Human Resources Manager at 909-537-7589.

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Employment of Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans

Supplemental Information

UEC is an EOE - Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans. This position will remain open until filled. This has been designated as a sensitive position. The selected candidate must successfully pass a thorough background investigation to include a criminal history check prior to appointment.

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