Study Abroad Program Advisor-University Programs, University Extension -- Job Number 2013-0755

Irvine, Orange County
Dec 30, 2013
This is a 50% contract position. The position will start in mid September 2013 and go through approximately mid May 2014.

Under the direction of the Manager, University Programs in International Programs, the Study Abroad Program Advisor is primarily responsible for the advising and monitoring of participants in the undergraduate-level study abroad programs in University Programs which currently include California Academic Program (CAP), Academic Year Abroad Programs (AYAP), and Academic Study Abroad Program (ASAP). The Advisor also assists with inquiry response and admission of University Programs applicants, and all student pre-arrival and arrival arrangements. The Advisor assists in conducting placement testing of new students and recommends their placement in ESL, UCI, and UNEX courses. The Advisor develops and coordinates academic advising plans, advises and tutors assigned participants, and ensures the performance and well-being of participants. The Advisor designs and teaches special courses and workshops on, but not limited to, American & academic culture, and assists in the scheduling and logistics of all program events, courses, workshops, seminars, tutoring, and other program components, including interactions with instructors, UNEX staff, and other UCI and community contacts. The Advisor takes the lead in implementing components of the University Programs portfolio to meet the needs of university-bound and/or visiting international students, such as peer mentoring, tutoring, study groups, Conversation Partners, campus involvement/events, and research opportunities.

Salary: Hourly $20.67
Work Schedule: Monday-Wednesday, 7 hours per day
Contract Position.
Final candidate subject to background check.
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