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Professional Academic Advisor

Employer
University of California Riverside
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 7, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Professional Academic Advisor

Overview

Job ID
32668042

Category
Student Affairs and Advising

Organization
School of Business

Department
BUS Infrast Admin Prgm Srv Sup

Location
Main Campus - UCR

Salary
$54,200 - $93,200

Date Posted
April 3, 2024

Application Deadline
April 17, 2024

Schedule
8AM - 5PM

Full/Part Time
Full-time(100%)

Level of Supervision
General Supervision

Other Information
Qualifies for Employee Referral Bonus: No

UC Internal Job: No

Position Information
The School of Business at the University of California, Riverside is a nationally-ranked and Internationally recognized AACSB-accredited business school. With over 14,000 alumni all over the world, it is home to the largest undergraduate business program in the University of California system, as well as to the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management, which features a Masters of Business Administration (MBA), Ph.D., Professional MBA (PMBA), Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc), Master of Finance (MFin), and Master of Business Analytics (MSBA) programs. The school is positioned as a center of excellence in business education through cutting-edge research on the business challenges of the 21st century. Under the direction of the Assistant Dean and Director of Undergraduate Business Programs, the Professional Academic Advisor provides advice to students on the full range of requirements for the School of Business undergraduate program. The incumbent will assist students in the development of meaningful education plans; promote student intellectual and personal development; discuss and clarify educational career and life goals as they relate to the student's educational endeavours; help students to acquire relevant information and services; interpret institutional, general education, and major requirements; evaluate and monitor student academic progress, course choice, and class schedule in context of student's academic and career goals. Engage in the evaluation of student academic progress and success related to learning styles, career goals and academic stressors; partner with campus student support centers regarding topics such as but not limited to career readiness, internships, supplemental instruction, student engagement, and mental and physical wellness, etc. Perform advising duties that are based on theories and knowledge of academic advising principles, teaching, learning and human development, reflect developmental and holistic advising approaches.

The full salary range for the position is $54,200.00 - $93,200.00 annually. We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, experience, and other business and organizational needs.

Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.

As a university employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Requirements

Educational Requirements
Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.:Required
Master's Degree preferred: Preferred

Experience Requirements
Experience Requirement
Minimum of 5 years of related experience.: Required

License Requirements
License Requirement
Valid Driver's License: Required

Special Conditions
Special Condition Requirement
Valid Drivers License: Required
Occasional travel to recruitment events: Required
Travel: Required

Minimum Requirements
  • Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques, knowledge of multiple majors, colleges, & schools.
  • Thorough knowledge of college/school policies, procedures, and requirements.
  • Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving.
  • Abilities in problem identification, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Thorough knowledge of department/school college policies, procedures, and requirements.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access) or other equivalent software, the internet, e-mail messaging, and web-based software applications.
  • Articulation skills to listen and advise/counsel diverse personalities using sound and mature judgment.
  • Skill in accurate record keeping with strict attention to detail. Skill in organizing tasks, documents, and materials with efficiency and accuracy.
  • Ability to effectively, professionally, and tactfully interact and communicate, both orally and in writing, with students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to extract, compile, analyze, and present pertinent data effectively.
  • Demonstrated experience with online Student Information Systems (Banner).
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a service environment that is subject to frequent interruptions.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel. UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.
  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020
  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.
  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019
  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings
  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

Job Description Details

General Information

Job Title
STDT ACAD ADVISOR 3

Job Code
004545

Grade
19

Department Head
Yunzeng Wang

Supervisor
Lata Patel

Generic Scope
Experienced professional who knows how to apply theory and put it into practice with in-depth understanding of the professional field; independently performs the full range of responsibilities within the function; possesses broad job knowledge; analyzes problems/issues of diverse scope and determines solutions.

Custom Scope
Applies skills as a seasoned, experienced academic adviser. Provides advice to students on the full range of requirements for a department, college, or school with a wide variety of course requirements. Recommends solutions to progression and requirement issues. Advice may include not-clearly-defined programs such as independent study programs, interdisciplinary programs, or multiple programs. Works independently under general supervision.

Department Custom Scope
The School of Business at the University of California, Riverside is a nationally-ranked and Internationally recognized AACSB-accredited business school. With over 14,000 alumni all over the world, it is home to the largest undergraduate business program in the University of California system, as well as to the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management, which features a Masters of Business Administration (MBA), Ph.D., Professional MBA (PMBA), Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc), Master of Finance (MFin), and Master of Business Analytics (MSBA) programs. The school is positioned as a center of excellence in business education through cutting-edge research on the business challenges of the 21st century. Under the direction of the Assistant Dean and Director of Undergraduate Business Programs, the Professional Academic Advisor provides advice to students on the full range of requirements for the School of Business undergraduate program. The incumbent will assist students in the development of meaningful education plans; promote student intellectual and personal development; discuss and clarify educational career and life goals as they relate to the student's educational endeavours; help students to acquire relevant information and services; interpret institutional, general education, and major requirements; evaluate and monitor student academic progress, course choice, and class schedule in context of student's academic and career goals.

Engage in the evaluation of student academic progress and success related to learning styles, career goals and academic stressors; partner with campus student support centers regarding topics such as but not limited to career readiness, internships, supplemental instruction, student engagement, and mental and physical wellness, etc. Perform advising duties that are based on theories and knowledge of academic advising principles, teaching, learning and human development, reflect developmental and holistic advising approaches.

The salary range for the position is $54,200.00 - $93,200.00 annually. We base placement within these ranges on the individual's qualifications as they relate to this position.

Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.

As a university employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Key Responsibilities

Description Percent Time

  • Provides advice and assistance to students on all aspects of their academic experience, including progression and requirement matters for the department/school/college.
  • Collaborate with students to develop meaninful education goals that are consistent with their personal interests, values, and abilities.
    50%
  • Advises on complex transfers from other institutions such as those in the midst of coursework from other programs/universities; Support School of Business outreach efforts including communication with community college counselors and transfer students; Articulation support for School of Business majors with transfer credit and articulation services department. 10%
  • Supports the Director and Enrollment Manager in planning academic curriculum in collaboration with chair/dean and faculty, and with other departments, to ensure student's progress through course sequences, avoid conflicts, and to ensure compliance with organization-wide policies; Helps provide School of Business leadership, concerns related to major curriculum within the School of Business undergraduate program. 10%
  • Identifies students with GPA or progress problems, advises students, and recommends appropriate courses of action by the department/school/college (e.g., academic probation, dismissal). 5%
  • Advises on special eligibility requirements such as Honors programs/fellowships/scholarships.
  • Works closely and collaboratively with other campus departments to ensure eligibility and/or requirements for special programs
    5%
  • Confirms that students have met requirements for degree completion when there are no clear precedents or articulations, such as interdisciplinary programs or when transfer work is involved. 5%
  • Determines barriers, distractions, and complications affecting a student's academic success, helps students recognize these key non-academic issues, and makes appropriate referrals for additional therapeutic counseling and/or assistance from other units. 5%
  • Advises students on a wide range of course possibilities and/or ways to complete degree requirements that may not be clearly defined. 5%
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 5%
  • Advises new and continuing instructors on departmental/school/college and university policies and procedures. 0%
  • Advises on complex transfers from other institutions such as those in the midst of advanced degree completion and course in other programs. 0%
  • Evaluates and advises students in petitions for exceptions to departmental/school/college and/or Graduate
  • Division requirements. 0%
  • Advises new and continuing instructors on student advising issues. 0%
  • Assists faculty on determining course scheduling needs for student progression to graduation. 0%
  • Participates in planning academic curriculum in collaboration with chair/dean and faculty, and with other departments, to ensure student's progress through course sequences, avoid conflicts, and ensure compliance with organization-wide policies. 0%
  • Advises, identifies, recruits, and assigns to courses graduate student instructors, Readers and Group
  • Tutors within and outside of departments. 0%
  • Reviews doctoral dissertations and master's theses for conformity to standards set by graduate division, the UC Library, and dissertation publishing requirements, and advises students accordingly. 0%
  • Works on determining courses that are to be offered every quarter to ensure student progress and graduation in a timely manner under the supervision of the Assistant Dean. Inputs these courses in the new Banner system and adjusts them as necessary depending on feedback from Department Coordinators. 0%

Other Requirements

Items Used:

Scanner
Computer
Copier
Printer

Physical Requirements:

Bend: Occasionally
Sit: Constantly
Squat: Occasionally
Stand: Frequently
Crawl: N/A
Walk: Frequently
Climb: N/A

Mental Requirements:

Read/Comprehend: Constantly
Write: Constantly
Perform Calculations: Frequently
Communicate Orally: Constantly
Reason & Analyze: Constantly

Environmental Requirements:

Is exposed to excessive noise: No
Is around moving machinery: No
Is exposed to marked changes in temperature and/or humidity: No
Drives motorized equipment: No
Works in confined quarters: No
Dust: No
Fumes: No
Critical Position
Yes

To apply, visit: https://jobsportal.ucr.edu/jobs/32668042

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