Director of Student Affairs

Riverside, CA
Mar 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

$65,700 - $129,300

Position Information
The UCR School of Medicine, the first public medical school in California in more than 40 years, is committed to training a diverse physician workforce for Inland Southern California region and to developing research and health care delivery innovations that improve the health of medically under-served populations This position oversees most functional areas of the Office of Student Affairs and develops and implements new student programs and events. The incumbent works independently to prioritize assignments and strategies in order to achieve the mission of the School of Medicine under direct supervision by the Senior Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Associate Dean of Student Affairs. This position is primarily responsible for the operation and management of the Student Affairs Office in the School of Medicine. This includes the administrative oversight of medical school admissions, student advising, medical student records, academic enrichment programs, student programming, medical student affiliate compliance relations, as well as the recruiting, hiring and training of Student Affairs unit personnel. The incumbent will partner with our Director of Financial Aid and Director of Student Counseling and Academic Support to ensure full support for all medical students. Additionally, the incumbent oversees the fiscal and personnel management of the Student Affairs Office and advises the Senior Associate Dean and Associate Dean regarding policies, protocols, and procedures.

Minimum Requirements
Abilities in problem identification, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems, persuasion and leadership.
Advanced knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Skills in monitoring/assessing people, processes or services, to make improvements.
Knowledge of University and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences.
Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs.
Skills in project management and social perceptiveness.
Knowledge of theories, principles and trends related to medical school education.
Ability to work with and counsel students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds and various cultures.
Organizational ability to coordinate student programs and events.
Working knowledge of concepts, principles, and practices of event planning, production, and public relations.
Excellent communication skills to communicate with Deans, faculty, staff, students and the public. Strong interpersonal skills. Strong oral presentation skills.
Strong computer proficiency in MS Office applications, online business systems, and online student information systems. Excellent writing skills to produce spreadsheets, reports, instructional brochures, booklets and handout materials. Strong writing skills for drafting various forms of communication including promotional information, website content, announcements, correspondence, etc.
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
Demonstrated skills in working with budgets and working with financial aid departments.
Ability to work flexible work hours, including some evenings and/or weekends.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of UC policies and procedures.

Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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