Sierra Hall, Room 110
5500 University Parkway
San Bernardino, CA 92407

Telephone: (909) 537-5138
Fax: (909) 537-7019
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Office Hours:
Monday Friday
8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment.

The University does not discriminate against persons on the basis of age, disability, veteran's status, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion, or sexual orientation.

The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply. Reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to complete the employment process and to perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship.

We are an Equal Opportunity & Title IX Employer

Discrimination/Harassment Complaint Procedure

Job Posting for the Position of
Academic Advisor

This is not a State Position, a UEC Application is required.
Job Code:
Title V Palm Desert Campus
Open until filled
Temporary, benefited, "non-exempt" position through September 30, 2013 (appointment may be renewed annually based upon available funding and satisfactory job performance).
$2,833.30 to $3,827.83 per month   
Work Schedule:
To be arranged. No overtime may be worked on this federally funded program .


Duties: Under the general supervision of the Palm Desert Campus Title V Campus Coordinator and the Palm Desert Campus Associate Dean, the incumbent will be responsible for providing advising services primarily to students at College of the Desert. The incumbent will advise students who are interested in transferring to Palm Desert Campus and students admitted and enrolled at Palm Desert Campus who transferred from College of the Desert. As such, some duties may be performed at the College of the Desert campuses in Palm Desert and in the East Valley as well as the Palm Desert Campus. The incumbent will work with the Palm Desert Campus Title V Coordinator to implement the stated objectives of the Title V grant. Specific activities include, but are not limited to, holding individual and group academic advising sessions and assisting in the planning and facilitation of student orientation sessions. The incumbent must coordinate admissions information and procedures with the Admissions & Student Recruitment in San Bernardino and academic program requirements with departments and the Palm Desert Campus Associate Dean. The incumbent may teach one or more sections of USTD 100B, "Transfer Student Seminar." The incumbent will participate in Palm Desert Campus meetings and will perform other duties as assigned.


Applicants must possess a Master's degree in Education Guidance and Counseling or a related field. Applicants must have a minimum of one year of experience in professional student services work in a college setting, preferably providing counseling services to traditionally underrepresented students. Applicant must be a self-starter and have the ability to work both independently and as a team member. Applicant must possess excellent communication skills as well as the ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with employers, staff and students. Applicant must possess the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information along with the ability to work cooperatively with a diverse group of people. Applicant must possess a working knowledge of correct English grammar, spelling, and punctuation, be able to write clear and concise reports and express ideas and recommendations orally. Applicant must have proficiency in using standard office software such as Microsoft, Word, Excel, Access, email and internet programs. Applicants must provide own transportation to travel to the various campus locations as required (mileage will be reimbursed).

The selected candidate must successfully pass a thorough background investigation prior to appointment.

To apply for this position, use the UEC Application