Student Affairs Officer

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Student Affairs Officer
University of California, Los Angeles

Requisition Number: 30025
Salary: $4,400 - $8,733 monthly

Position Description:
With limited direction from the Director of Student Affairs and Initiatives (SAO V) and Department Chair, manage all aspects of graduate and undergraduate student affairs in the department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures. Serve as the Student Affairs Officer for the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures. The incumbent designs, develops, coordinates, plans, implements, and modifies policies for effective operations of counseling services as well as outreach, alumni relations, career development, and placement programs. Advising approximately 62 graduate students, 166 undergraduate majors/minors, and 1,531 undergraduate students enrolled in the large general electives offered in the department each quarter. Advise undergraduate students on requirements for 5 majors and 7 minors. Advise graduate students in 9 major fields of study, including Ancient Near East, Arabic, Armenian, Hebrew, Iranian, Islamic Studies, Semitic and Turkic across 4 distinct graduate programs (PhD NELC, PhD Islamic Studies, MA Arabic, MA Islamic Studies). Coordinate admissions process 2 PhD programs and 2 MA programs with varying program requirements. Manage all graduate student support for all graduate program from various sources, including, Graduate Division Funds, Gift Funds, and External Funds. Responsible for hiring all ASEs for all courses in the department totaling $1.25 million annually. Manage the administration of 5 language placement exams with 5 distinct language coordinators throughout the academic year, and work closely with all Director of sub programs in the department, including Islamic Studies, Arabic Studies, and Iranian Studies in areas of special need for those programs. The incumbent will also serve as a resource to the CAO, Chair, Directors of Graduate Studies, Undergraduate Studies, Iranian Studies, Islamic Studies, Arabic, as well as to faculty committees providing statistics and reports, advising of policies and regulations and making program recommendations. Coordinate outreach and development efforts with undergraduates, graduates and alumni. Responsible for planning departmental student events including Commencement, undergraduate and graduate new student orientations, recruitment visits, and award ceremonies.

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Posted: 4/15/2019
Application Due: 4/26/2019
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