#102231 Dean of Academic Advising, Revelle College

La Jolla, CA
Oct 15, 2019
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Revelle College is the first of seven undergraduate colleges established at the University of California, San Diego and was named in honor of Roger Revelle, who was 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 4,900 undergraduate students.

The Dean of Academic Advising (DAA) is the lead Academic Affairs professional at the college. The DAA manages a staff of professional advisors and support personnel who provide a complex, comprehensive academic advising program to all students of the College. As a member of the College’s senior management team, the DAA works collaboratively with other College leaders to establish a comprehensive academic experience for students throughout their undergraduate careers. Provides leadership and expertise for the following: enforcing College and University requirements and policies, degree conferral processes, academic standing review including academic disqualification, readmission to the University, comprehensive new student guidance, and advising related technological applications. Also works closely with other College partners to support students experiencing personal and/or academic difficulties.

Additionally, the DAA supervises through others, the Senior Academic Counselor/New Student Program Specialist and has dotted-line supervision responsibility for the College Student Success Coach. The DAA works closely with campus-wide entities, including the Academic Senate, Office of the Registrar, Admissions, Financial Aid, Office for Students with Disabilities, and Student Retention and Success, among others. The DAA actively participates on a wide range of campus committees, and serves as a resource for consultation regarding academic issues and opportunities related to the undergraduate population to entities such as Admissions and Enrollment Services, Registrar, Office for Students with Disabilities, Athletics Department, Summer Session, Study Abroad, Math Testing and Placement, Triton Research & Experiential Learning Scholars Program, and the Analytical Writing Program. The DAA reports to the Provost of the college.

  • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.

  • Please submit a cover letter for a complete application.

  • Strong leadership and management experience in a complex organization. Ability to serve in a leadership capacity on campus wide committees, systemwide committees, college committees and national organizations.

  • Skills in selecting, supervising, training, motivating and evaluating professional and administrative staff. Ability to provide leadership that motivates and promotes team building and creates a positive work environment.

  • Proven skills in monitoring/assessing people, processes or services, to make improvements. Ability to work effectively in a collaborative, multi-functional and multi-tiered environment.

  • Strong skills in project management and social perceptiveness. Effective analytical skills to interpret and apply policies, to make sound decisions and recommendations.

  • Demonstrated experience with academic advising and counseling techniques. Demonstrated ability and expertise in student counseling and academic advising.

  • Thorough understanding of undergraduate education and academic program planning and implementation. Demonstrated knowledge of national trends and issues facing higher education.

  • General knowledge of institutional research methods and survey techniques.

  • Demonstrated skill in managing resources (financial, personnel, facilities) effectively.

  • Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs. Proven ability to utilize computer technology to support the mission and goals of academic advising.

  • Proven abilities in problem identification, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems. Experience in problem-solving, decision making, conflict resolution, negotiation, counseling, referral techniques and confidentiality.

  • Excellent skills and ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral form. Outstanding speaking and listening skills.

  • Strong personal and interpersonal skills. Ability to exercise diplomacy, tact and flexibility when interacting with all levels of students, faculty, and staff.

  • Job offer is contingent on a clear background check.

The California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act ("CANRA"), Penal Code sections 11164-11174.4) requires certain professionals, known as "mandated reporters", to report known or suspected instances of child abuse or neglect to law enforcement. This position has been identified as a "mandated reporter."

This position has been identified as a Campus Security Authority pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), and requires immediate reporting of Clery Act crimes occurring on Clery Act geography to the UC San Diego Police Department (UCPD).

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