Executive Director of Advising

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University of California, Irvine

Executive Director of Advising

The Executive Director of Advising provides campus wide leadership on academic advising programs and initiatives and is charged with working with executive leadership and campus wide stakeholder groups to continuously enhance and improve programs and practices that ensure quality academic advising for all undergraduates at UC Irvine. The Executive Director is also responsible for positioning UC Irvine as a recognized leader in academic advising across high-level and comparable research universities across the world. This position is housed within the Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE) and reports to the DUE Dean, with a coordinating relationship to other campus units (primarily with school Academic Advising Directors and the office of Student Affairs) that are engaged in various aspects of support advising on campus.

The Executive Director has a scope of responsibility that includes campus wide academic advising strategic planning and assessment; campus wide technology that supports academic advising, student persistence, and timely degree progress for all undergraduates; campus wide training and development for all professionals engaged in the practice of academic advising, to include staff, faculty, and undergraduate peers; development and continual enhancement of campus wide communication networks for advising and student success; leadership and guidance to ensure the campus adheres to best practices that fully support student learning associated with academic advising.

This position is responsible for the development, administration, evaluation and supervision of multiple programs and initiatives for academic advisors. It also provides support and advice for all levels of undergraduate academic advising on the campus, and provides information and advice to the Schools and all academic units programs (e.g., Undergraduate Undeclared, Campuswide Honors Program), the Academic Senate and central administration; participates in and provides leadership to a variety of committees and councils that oversee both advising and undergraduate education on campus; participates in and chairs various ad-hoc committees that provide policy actions or advice affecting student success; and represents DUE in academic advising related discussions with other student- oriented units across campus.

The Executive Director works directly and serves as a liaison with all school Academic Advising Directors, Associate Deans, the Academic Senate Leadership to recommend resource and funding opportunities for the campus regarding academic advising investments. The Executive Director also works closely with other UC campus colleagues to advance the practice of academic advising throughout the UC system and the State of California.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Total Hours: 8-5, M-F
Career Position.
Occasional evening and weekends may be required.
Final candidate subject to background check.
As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
Please attach your resume.

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Posted: 10/12/2018
Application Due: 12/11/2018
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