Student Academic Advisor 3
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Title: Student Academic Advisor 3
Category: Student Affairs and Advising
Department: CHA&SS Student Affairs
Date Posted: 03/22/2018
Position Information: Under the general direction of the Undergraduate Academic Advising Director of the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS), Office of Student Academic Affairs, the Academic Advisor provides fundamental academic advising to current undergraduate students and prospective students. The Academic Advisor uses principles of developmental academic advising and knowledge of teaching and learning theory to promote academic, career and life goals in an effort to support student retention, timeliness to degree, academic success, as well as intellectual and personal development. Academic advising is the primary area of work and responsibility comprised of academic advising, program development and implementation, and other programmatic support duties. Additionally, this position serves as the CHASS Graduation/Specialist Coordinator.
Minimum Requirements: Knowledge of characteristics of university students and an understanding of multicultural differences. Ability to relate to individuals and groups of students using communication, counseling, and problem-solving skills.
Understanding and knowledge of teaching, learning, and human development theories.
Skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction.
Ability to effectively, professionally, and tactfully interact and communicate, both orally and in writing, with students, faculty, staff and visitors. Skill in independently composing letters, memos, reports, and other written communication materials using correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, composition, text editing, and proofreading skills. Skill in accurate record keeping with strict attention to detail. Skill in organizing tasks, documents and materials with efficiency and accuracy.
Abilities in problem identification, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving.
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times. Knowledge of the applicable federal and state regulations governing areas related to the responsibilities of the position including the Federal Education Rights and PrivacyAct (FERPA).
Ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures. Skill in analyzing information, problems, situations, practices, or procedures to identity relevant concerns, identity patterns or tendencies, formulate logical and objective conclusions. Skill in reading and understanding complex and/or detailed documents such as proposals, contracts, policies, and procedures.
Ability to multi-task.
Demonstrated computer proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,Access) or other equivalent software, the internet, email messaging, and web-based software applications. Demonstrated experience using an online student information system
Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Knowledge of multiple majors, colleges, and schools.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree and 2- 3 years of academic advising or related experience; or equivalent combination of education & experience; and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
Master's degree and academic advising experience. Knowledge of the applicable University of California policies governing areas related to the responsibilities of the position. Ability to extract, compile, analyze, and present pertinent data effectively. Demonstrated experience with online Student Information Systems (SIS+)
Thorough knowledge of department/school/college policies, procedures, and requirements.
Thorough knowledge of college/school policies, procedures, and requirements.
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, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey. \
- Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.
- In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.
- U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
- U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:
- Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools
- Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools
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