Job description

University of California Irvine


Updated: Jan 5, 2021
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:

Job Opening ID: 14245

Reports To: Student Affairs Director



Bargaining Unit: 99

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 004574

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: TBD

Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the ICS Student Affairs Director, the incumbent independently performs a full range of academic counseling for the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences MS and PhD graduate student population (Computer Science, Informatics, Networked Systems, Software Engineering, and Statistics). Responsible for recruitment; admissions; Graduate Visit Day; orientation activities; program management; housing; TA Professional Development Program; I20, CPT, and OPT documentation management; degree certification; academic process and probation; and commencement. Interprets University and School policies and procedures pertaining to degree requirements, satisfactory progress, deadlines, grade changes, GPA conversions, and exceptions. Utilizes counseling skills to assess student needs and refers to campus resources ( International Center, Career Pathways, Disability Services Center, Counseling Center, Office of Access and Inclusion, Graduate Division, Registrar's Office, etc.). Works collaboratively with faculty, staff, and other campus departments on issues related to the ICS graduate student population. Some attendance is required at evening and weekend events.

Compensation Range:

20.02 - 30.51

Department Website:


Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

BA/BS with 2-5 years experience. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of individuals including students, faculty, administrators, and the general public. Must be able to positively and constructively communicate and interact with others at work. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Knowledge and skills in academic counseling techniques and practices. Ability to maintain confidentiality, tack, and discretion in completing all responsibilities and duties associated with the position while demonstrating flexibility and patience. Ability to analyze situations, define problems and objectives, formulate logical conclusions, and recognize alternative solutions and their implications, and initiate plan of action. Skill in planning and organizing a wide variety of detailed tasks while maintaining flexibility in accomplishing unit goals, especially when faced with frequent interruptions. Ability to work evenings and weekends for special events. Knowledge of the Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences degree programs. Knowledge of ICS and UCI graduate admission requirements. Knowledge of SEVIS policies and procedures. Knowledge of UCI academic services, FERPA, and Academic Senate Rules and Regulations.

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.

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.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.

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Job No:
Posted: 1/6/2021
Application Due: 1/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time