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Transfer Advisor for Strum Campus (ACC Castle Rock)

Posted: 11/24/2022

Transfer Advisor for Strum Campus 

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Department Information

The Title V Cooperative Grant provides support for transfer and incoming students through several academic programs. The goals of the grant are to facilitate increased transfer, support on-time graduation, and develop articulation agreements between Arapahoe Community College and CSU Pueblo. This may include working with high school students who have community college transfer credit.

Description of Job

The Transfer Advisor will be responsible for orienting, advising, and retaining students for all departments represented at CSU Pueblo at the ACC Sturm Collaboration Campus in Douglas County, and may attend transfer events at the ACC main campus that lead students to Sturm Collaboration Campus to assist student in transferring to CSU Pueblo. The advisor will also engage in outreach to transfer students within the Douglas County region, and other satellite campuses, including but not limited to ACC Sturm, ACC Main campus, Tower Satellite in Colorado Springs, and Trinidad State College (TSC).
The ACC Sturm Campus will be the primary location for this position, and may have different hours of operation, and may require this position to work an adjusted day or hourly schedule to accommodate our student population.
This is a grant funded position funded by a Title V Cooperative grant award: Department of Education, Hispanic Serving Institution Programs Grant Award No. P031S180031

Primary Duties
Case Management

  • Advise, register, monitor, and maintain a caseload of continuing, and transfer students for all programs located at CSU Pueblo at the Sturm Collaboration Campus in Douglas County. Help students in one-on- one meetings to select and register for classes. Assist students in connecting with other departments on campus including the academic department of their major
  • Create and present workshops on university policies, degree audits and course registration.
  • Work with new transfer students to ensure a smooth transition to CSU Pueblo at ACC Collaboration Campus.
  • Meet individually and in groups with students to develop structured Student Success Plans and DARS reports. Track student academic progress. Conduct individualized follow-up sessions to provide support to students.
  • Utilize Starfish enrollment management system to identify students at risk and provide academic interventions as well as make referrals when elicited.
  • Work closely with the academic departments and faculty advisors to ensure that students are taking correct classes for major.
  • Work individually with faculty and staff from appropriate offices to ensure that related academic problems experienced by caseload of students are satisfactorily resolved.
  • Work with high school partners, supporting dual enrollment needs.
  • Attend off-campus outreach events and conduct educational presentations in local educational institutions.
Data Collection
  • Collect both quantitative and qualitative data related to each student, major and caseload. Generate reports based on collected data.
  • Conduct program evaluations. Report results of evaluation.
  • Contribute to end-of-semester and annual reports on student success, persistence and retention
Other duties as assigned.

Ancillary Duties:
Serves on various university committees

Salary Range:
$55,000 - $56,000
*This is an in-person position based at the CSU Sturm Campus in Castle Rock, Colorado*


Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Ability to travel as needed to complete position duties
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in education, communications, psychology or social work
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working successfully in a team environment and with a diverse population of students
  • Experience advising at an institution of higher education
  • Experience with Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
Condition of Employment
Evidence of your being fully vaccinated for COVID-19, or applicable exemption, is required as a condition of employment with CSU Pueblo. Employment is contingent upon your submission of records showing full vaccination for COVID-19, or receiving the first dose of a two-dose vaccine—or a single dose vaccine—before your hire date and submitting evidence of a second dose (as necessary, based on vaccination type) within 30 calendar days of your hire date, or completion of an exemption before your hire date.

Information about medical and non-medical exemptions is available at Those employees who qualify for an exemption may be required to follow additional public health requirements or precautions, such as isolation, quarantine, testing, or other measures, particularly if there is a COVID-19 outbreak, in accordance with the direction and guidance of public health officials and University and CSU System policy.


Supplemental Information

All interested candidates must apply through the on-line application system. No other format of application materials will be accepted.

Applicants must attach the following documents, in order to be considered for this position: 

  1. a letter of intent (cover letter)
  2. a current resume or CV
  3. unofficial or official transcripts showing required degree conferred
Additionally, applicants must include current contact information for three professional references, either within the online application or as an attachment.

Applications submitted without the required attachments/information above will be considered incomplete and will not move forward in the selection process. Once submitted, applicants will not be able to make changes or add information to their application packet, with the exception of their personal contact and demographic information.

Early submission of application materials is encouraged. Screening of application materials will begin immediately and continue until filled, but those applications received prior to 11pm (MST) on Monday, January 2nd, 2023, will receive full consideration.

About Colorado State University Pueblo
Colorado State University Pueblo is a comprehensive state university with an enrollment of 4,000 students.  CSU Pueblo provides relevant professional coursework and superior instruction with a small student-to-faculty ratio for an ever-changing global economy. Students can choose from 38 undergraduate programs with 70 fields of study in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; the Hasan School of Business, the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences; and the College of Health, Education, and Nursing; and 15 graduate programs.
 CSU Pueblo is dedicated to interdisciplinary learning and entrepreneurship that elevates our people and our community, creates educational opportunities, fosters unique collaborations, and supports inclusion, access, and affordability as a gateway to the world. CSU Pueblo is equally committed to serving the diverse population of the region; this emphasis is reflected in the demographic characteristics of the student body. Because more than 25 percent of our students are Hispanic, the Federal Government has designated CSU Pueblo a Hispanic Serving Institution.  Besides reflecting our commitment to serve this critically important and rapidly growing segment of the student population, that designation also allows the University to compete for certain federal grant funds to support its ability to better serve all students.  
Among its unique features, CSU Pueblo is one of seven schools in the nation to offer a degree in mechatronics, which combines electrical and mechanical engineering. The Hasan School of Business ranks among the top 15 percent of all business schools internationally with graduate and undergraduate programs in business administration accredited by the AACSB International Board of Directors. The College of STEM houses an undergraduate engineering program that was ranked in the nation's top 100 by U.S. News and World Report.  CSU Pueblo has an ever-changing campus landscape that features a newly renovated Library, a new general academic classroom building, and a newly renovated and expanded student center.
 At CSU Pueblo, Student Life offerings have increased significantly with the transition of the campus from a commuter environment to a more traditional collegiate experience.  Competing at the NCAA Division II level, CSU Pueblo is a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and offers 22 varsity intercollegiate sports and also has active intramural and club sports teams that allow students to get involved in campus life.

Colorado State University Pueblo offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
  • Medical Insurance and Prescription Drugs 
  • Dental Insurance 
  • Vision Insurance 
  • Flexible Benefit Plan 
  • Basic Term Life Insurance 
  • Voluntary Term Life and AD&D Insurance 
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance 
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) 
  • Travel Accident Insurance 
  • Voluntary Critical Illness and Accident Insurance 
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Annual & Sick Leave 
  • Retirement Plans
 About Pueblo, Colorado 
The city of Pueblo is a historically and culturally rich, diverse city of more than 100,000, located in the southern part of the state along the Arkansas River near the Wet Mountains and the majestic Sangre de Cristo range. Pueblo enjoys ideal year-round climate with four distinct mild seasons, crisp mountain air and 300+ days of sunshine per year. Pueblo attracts outdoor enthusiasts to a full slate of summer and winter recreational activities, encompassing water sports at Lake Pueblo, biking or running along Pueblo's beautiful river trail system, golfing, tennis, hiking or skiing in the mountains to the west.  The region is heavily agricultural, with large and small-scale farming and ranching, and a diverse mix of service, manufacturing, and technology industries.
CSU Pueblo is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history (felony and misdemeanor), national sex offender search, and/or motor vehicle history. Candidates who are extended an offer of employment must submit to and pass a background check prior to beginning employment. Some positions depending on the job duties may be required to complete a DMV and/or credit check.
The University reserves the right to check additional references, with prior notification given to the candidate.
 Note: The successful candidate must provide official transcripts of academic work completed and, under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations, be able to submit evidence of the ability to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins.
 It is the policy of Colorado State University Pueblo to provide reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants with disabilities.  If you need accommodations, please contact the Office of Human Resources& Institutional Equity at (719) 549-2441 or
 In compliance with the Clery Act of 1990, the University's annual security report is available at: 
 Colorado State University Pueblo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Additionally, the University complies with all other relevant, federal, state, and local laws regarding employment practices.

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