Academic Advisor II or III, Ventura County Campus

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University of La Verne

Academic Advisor II or III, Ventura County Campus

Job Description Summary:
The University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit university founded in 1891 located in La Verne, California. The core values that we live by are Ethical Reasoning, Diversity and Inclusivity, Lifelong Learning and Community and Civic Engagement.
>>>If you're passionate about these values, join us at University of La Verne!

This position provides undergraduate and graduate students with advisement using full knowledge of ULV's academic requirements, policies, and procedures. Supports students throughout recruitment, admission, course selection, registration, retention, and graduation.

Specific Duties:

  • Provides prospective students with information about the University, the degree programs offered, and unofficial evaluations of their course work that would transfer to the University.
  • Represents the University at community colleges, college fairs, local corporations during student recruitment efforts, and University-sponsored information sessions when assigned by director.
  • Provides undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at the regional campus with academic advising information and decisions using the full knowledge of the University’s academic policies and procedures about general education requirements, major requirements, and transfer credit requirements. This will occur in-person, by telephone, or through written correspondence (including email).
  • Routinely visit University of La Verne classes to make group presentations and to provide academic advisement to individual students. This will occur at the campus and may require some traveling to distant off-campus sites in the evenings and Saturdays.
  • Maintains the academic files of all students enrolled at the Regional Campus.
  • Reviews and update files of all enrolled students once a term to determine academic advising issues that should be discussed with students.
  • Monitors and enforce course prerequisites and maximum student course loads each term.
  • Submits recommendations about course scheduling needs to program directors.
    Each term, contact those students who did not enroll to determine why they were not enrolled and to assist with their reenrollment.
    Routinely visit the University of La Verne central campus for meetings as required.
  • Provides each student with an education plan which shows those courses that should be taken at ULV each term until graduation and update plan as needed.
  • Perform those duties assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 2 to 3 years combined experience in academic advising in higher education, student services in higher education, human services, or education.
  • Valid California driver license.
  • Master’s degree.
  • The ability to utilize the University’s administrative computer software system (Banner, DegreeWorks, Recruit, Slate, etc.) to retrieve student records and to input admission, registration, and transfer credit information is critical to success in this position.
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Student system software knowledge.

Location: Ventura County Campus

Special Instructions:
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

Institutional Profile
Located in Southern California, the University of La Verne offers a distinctive and relevant educational experience to a diverse population of students, preparing them for successful careers and a commitment to lifelong learning across the liberal arts and professional programs. The academic units of the not-for-profit university include the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Public Management, the LaFetra College of Education, and the College of Law. The university offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, including degree programs tailored for working adults. The university's central campus is located 30 miles east of Los Angeles in the historic Old Town section of La Verne, a city with a population of approximately 35,000 at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. The university also has eight regional campuses throughout California and the College of Law campus in Ontario, California. The university is classified as a Carnegie Doctoral Institution with moderate research activity. Core values are reflected throughout all curricular and co-curricular programs, its emphasis on close professor-student interaction, personal support of its students, and its diversity.

The University of La Verne prides itself in being reflective of the diversity of Southern California. Approximately 80 percent of its nearly 8,500 students come from diverse backgrounds and the U.S. Department of Education has designated the university as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). With 80,000 alumni, the university fulfills a critical community function in educating students from underserved populations, many of whom are the first generation in their family to attend college.

The University of La Verne is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employment or employees on any basis prohibited by state and federal law. University of La Verne hires and promotes individuals based on their qualifications and is consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, medical condition a or sexual orientation

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Job No:
Posted: 11/7/2018
Application Due: 12/11/2018
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