#99652 Student Academic Advisor

La Jolla, CA
May 24, 2019
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/29/19 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/07/19. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Revelle College is the first of six undergraduate colleges established at the University of California, San Diego and was named in honor of Roger Revelle, noted for his research on global warming and a major force in the founding of UC San Diego. The colleges are distinguished by their general education curriculum and Revelle College is known for the breadth, depth and rigor of its general education requirements, which include humanities, mathematics, language, science, social science, and writing. Students at Revelle College are actively engaged and involved in a variety of student programs and activities. Revelle College is home to approximately 4,000 undergraduate students.

Provide academic advising to students on the College's general-education requirements, UCSD policies and procedures, progress towards graduation, and overall decision-making on academic and career issues. Primary responsibility includes providing in-person/walk-in advising as well as online advising via the Virtual Advising Center. Perform quarterly reviews of academic records to ensure compliance with academic regulations and policies and communicate with students accordingly. Coordinate the degree audit process for graduation. Conduct presentations at new student orientation and other outreach events. Provide virtual enrollment advising to a caseload of new freshmen students. Assist with developing and implementing programs and workshops, as needed. Serve on College and campus-wide committees.

  • Demonstrated experience in academic advising and interviewing techniques in an institutional setting.

  • Knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Knowledge of educational theory and principles, and experience in practical application of counseling techniques in a college advising environment.

  • Knowledge of department/school/college policies, procedures, and requirements. Ability to analyze, interpret, apply and explain a variety of college, departmental and campus academic policies and procedures.

  • Proven knowledge of departmental/school/college courses and majors. Skill in analyzing and evaluating and evaluating academic records.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including active listening. Tact and diplomacy in working with diverse population, including parents, students, faculty, campus administrators, and the public.

  • Expertise in functioning as a group leader and facilitating group interactions. Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving. Skill in helping students with decision making.

  • Demonstrated ability to identify and develop appropriate strategies in relation to specific populations and meet the needs of various groups and individuals.

  • Abilities in problem identification, reasoning, ability to develop original idea to solve problems. Skills and abilities in problem solving and conflict resolution with the ability to exercise sound judgment, tact, cultural sensitivity, and diplomacy.

  • Proficiency using standard office computer technology (including internet technology and web based systems) and campus administrative computing systems, and ability to update and maintain those skills as required.

  • Ability to manage heavy workload and handle multiple tasks with potentially competing deadlines while maintaining accuracy. Ability to take appropriate initiative, work independently, and exercise professional judgment.

  • Demonstrated referral and liaison skills and recognition and maintenance of confidentiality.

  • Job offer is contingent on a clear background check.

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