Program Advisor, MPAC and MFIN Programs - 17871-1A

Job description

Updated: May 4, 2021
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:
Department: Merage/Specialty Masters Admin

Job Opening ID: 17871

Reports To: Student Services Advisor III

Working Title: Program Advisor, MPAC and MFIN Programs

Department: Merage/Specialty Masters Admin

Bargaining Unit: 99

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 004574

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: M-F, 8-5

Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

The Paul Merage School of Business at UC Irvine offers three dynamic MBA programs – plus PhD, specialty masters and undergraduate business degrees – that prepare business leaders for our digitally driven world. Through our programs, students acquire the exceptional ability to grow their organizations through strategic innovation, analytical decision-making, digital information technology and collaborative execution. While the Merage School is relatively young, it has quickly grown to rank consistently among the top five percent of all business programs worldwide through exceptional student recruitment, world-class faculty, a strong alumni network and close relationships with both individual business executives and global corporations. Additional information is available at The Specialty Masters Programs department includes the following 4 programs: Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc), Master of Finance (MFin), Master of Business Analytics (MSBA) and Master of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (MIE). The department includes Recruitment and Admissions, Program Services and Career Services teams.

Applies professional student services concepts. Provides varied student services to students, faculty, and department / school / college management. Works on moderately complex issues. Receives assistance on more complex issues.

Compensation Range:

$41,800 - $52,750

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Minimum of 1 -3 years’ work experience preferred.

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

Ability to multi-task; verbal and written communication skills. Interpersonal skills. Multicultural competencies; ability to work with diverse populations. Ability in problem identification and reasoning. Skills in service orientation, organization, active listening, and critical thinking.


Knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Knowledge of University-specific computer application programs and pertinent databases. Basic knowledge of student immigration and visa processes pertaining to international students and scholars. Knowledge of University processes and procedures. Understanding of University 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: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 6/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time