College Advisor

Riverside, CA
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: $43,100 - $53,600
Title: College Advisor
Category: Student Affairs and Advising
Department: CNAS UG Academic Advising Ctr
Date Posted: 12/12/2016

Position Information: Under the general direction of the Lead Academic Advisor/Assistant Director in the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS) Undergraduate Academic Advising Center, the position provides fundamental academic advising to prospective and current undergraduate students and uses the principles of developmental academic advising and a knowledge of teaching and learning theory to promote academic, career and life goals in an effort to support student academic success, retention, timeliness to degree and intellectual and personal development. This position is responsible for one or more programs such as, CNAS Transition Advising program, CNAS articulation officer, CNAS Scholarship and awards program and the CNAS Commencement programmer. This is a career position limited to three years with the possibility of review for continuation based on departmental project & operational needs.

Minimum Requirements: Ability to multi-task.
Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques, knowledge of multiple majors, colleges, & schools.
Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving.
Thorough knowledge of college/school policies, procedures, and requirements.
Knowledge in and ability to counsel and advise students in higher education.
Knowledge and ability to discern the regulations of FERPA.
Demonstrated knowledge of Student Information Systems ( Banner).
Abilities in problem identification, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.

Preferred Qualifications: Strong communication skills including speaking with clarity to individuals as well as conducting presentations for groups of 50-300.

Ability to train and hire peer mentors for programs as needed.

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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