Academic and Degree Coordinator (Student Services Professional II) (510695)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • Jun 04, 2022
Part Time Education and Training Public Health

Job Description


Position Summary

The Global Campus mission is to be a world leader in delivering innovative educational experiences to all learners, expanding opportunity, and transforming lives. Our programs and technologies are ever-evolving to meet ever-changing needs; our high level of service and support is constant. The Evaluations area evaluates students for admission to the SDSU Global Campus credit and degree programs.

The Office of Admissions and Evaluations supports student success through admission application reviews and records evaluation. Evaluators provide academic advising in general education and graduation requirements for SDSU Global Campus degree programs as well as clarify University academic policy and procedure. As a department of SDSU Global Campus, our goal is to provide student support with an emphasis on excellent student service and academic excellence.

Under the supervision of the Supervisor Evaluations, the primary responsibilities of the Academic and Degree Coordinator for Global Campus online degree completion programs are 1) to determine eligibility for admission to the SDSU Global Campus degree programs, 2) evaluation of records towards bachelor degree requirements, and 3) advising and counseling of students and staff on admission and degree requirements.

For more information regarding Registration and Enrollment Services with Global Campus, click here.

This is a part-time (.5 time-base) benefits-eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Work hours are flexible Monday - Friday, between 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m., and may vary based on operational needs.

The individual hired into this role will work on-campus at SDSU in San Diego.

Education and Experience

Experience: Possession of this 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 professional experience.

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. 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

  • One-two (1-2) year(s) of experience in interpreting and explaining academic policies governing public or private university admissions.

  • One-two (1-2) year(s) of experience working in a college or university's admissions, advising, evaluations, registrar, or other student services-related field.

  • One-two (1-2) year(s) of experience in interpreting and explaining certification policies of the CSU and California community college systems.

  • Experience with a college/university's student information system; SIMSR or PeopleSoft preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience using degree audit system; uAchieve preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience reviewing college transcript information and evaluating transcripts.

  • Demonstrated experience with course articulation; College Source experience preferred.

  • Ability to calculate grade point averages.

Specialized Skills

  • Minimum of one-two (1-2) year(s) of experience in student services or higher education administration that requires the interpretation and application of regulations and policies.

  • Knowledge of University student admission process and admission best practices.

  • Proven ability to meet deadlines; ability to multitask and prioritize with concurrent deadlines.

  • Ability to explain and interpret the application of complex regulations, policy, requirements and criteria to individual situations.

  • Advanced computer skills, including working knowledge of MS Word. MS Excel, database systems and student information systems.

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to exercise critical thinking, complex problem solving, and problem resolution.

  • Strong accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Organizational management.

  • Exceptional student service skills, with an emphasis on creating positive student experiences.

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 $2,152 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: $4,304 - $6,120 per month.

SDSU COVID-19 Vaccine Policy

In 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 Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on February 23, 2022. To receive full consideration, apply by February 22, 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 the 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.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Noemi Bravo-Rojas at

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

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