Graduate Student Services Advisor 2

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

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

$39,300 - $58,300

Position Information
This position has been designated for a Career Ladder recruitment, which means the hiring department can recruit and fill this role at different levels within the position classification series. This position is currently posted as Graduate Student Services Advisor 2 (job #201703246462) and Graduate Student Services Advisor 3 (job #201703246442). Applicants are encouraged to review both positions to determine the best match for their skills. All applicants will be assessed based on the minimum requirements for the level(s) for which they applied. Serve as a member of the CNAS Graduate Student Affairs Center team. Assist with the operation and improvement of the Center. Position has direct responsibility for two or three of the Graduate Programs within the Center (Applied Statistics; Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology; Entomology; Environmental Sciences; Environmental Toxicology; Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology; Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics; Geological Sciences; Mathematics; Microbiology; Neuroscience; Plant Biology; Plant Pathology; Statistics, UCR/SDSU Joint Doctoral Program in Evolutionary Biology). Advises faculty, staff and students regarding policies and procedures in all aspects of graduate student affairs. Works with the various programs and graduate advisors to develop short-term and long-term goals to meet the advising needs of students. Finalists will be required to complete a skills assessment as part of the selection process.

Minimum Requirements
Multicultural competencies; ability to work with diverse populations.
Knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Ability in problem identification and reasoning.
Interpersonal skills.
Skills in service orientation, organization, active listening, and critical thinking.
Ability to multi-task; verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of University of California policies and procedures of administrative service units (i.e. Graduate Division, Registrar's Office, Academic Senate)

Experience with UC Employment practices, policies, and procedures and their application to graduate students.

Understanding of University rules and regulations.

Knowledge of University-specific computer application programs and pertinent databases.

Knowledge of University processes 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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