Advising Trainee

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Long Beach, CALIFORNIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 04 Feb 2023
Long Beach
Job ID: 524031
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Date Posted:
January 21, 2023
Closing Date:
February 4, 2023
Benefits Link:
Academic Support (Unit 4)
Link to Apply Online:
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Job Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Director of College of Business (COB) Center for Student Success and/or the direct observation of an experienced COB advisor, further develops effective advising techniques and advises undergraduate students regarding COB major and university academic requirements, policies, and procedures. This position provides critical support for programs and initiatives designed to strengthen the academic success and retention of COB students.

Key Responsibilities
  • Advises COB undergraduate students about major and university academic requirements. 
  • Refers students to appropriate department and college advisors and campus student support offices and services.
  • Under direct supervision and/or observation, the academic advisor further develops effective advising techniques.
  • Serves as a referral source for COB undergraduates for such units as The Learning Center, Counseling and Psychological Services, Career Development Center, and other academic and student service offices on campus, as appropriate.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Proven experience working with students, parents, faculty, and staff. Demonstrates proficiency in computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.). Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills, professional demeanor and ability to be a team player. Exhibits strong oral and written communication skills. Exhibits excellent organizational skills, prioritizes responsibilities, and meets project deadlines. Exhibits strong critical and creative thinking skills, sound decision making and objectivity.

 Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, is desired. Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.  Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures.  Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."

Education and Experience

Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration, or a job-related field required.


COB Center for Student Success


Student Services Professional IA


CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,764 - $4,604 per month

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.


Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.

Time Base

Full-time temporary position for one year with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.

Application Procedures

Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.

Additional Information

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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

CSULB is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.

Equal Employment Statement

California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

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CSU Vaccination Policy

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 from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at  and questions may be sent to 

Out of State Employment Policy

California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.



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