Under the general direction of the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Undergraduate Advisor Supervisor, advisor is responsible for all aspects of the academic advising for undergraduate student majors within the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. Researches, interprets, applies and clarifies University policy in this area and exercises independent judgment in day-to-day student affairs matters. Uses principles of developmental academic advising and knowledge of teaching and learning theory to promote academic, career, and life goals in an effort to support student retention, timeliness to degree, academic success, as well as intellectual and personal development. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Experience Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours) Required Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required
Minimum Requirements Skill in accurate record keeping with strict attention to detail. Skill in organizing tasks, documents and materials with efficiency and accuracy.
Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Knowledge of multiple majors, colleges, and schools.
Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving.
Understanding of knowledge of teaching, learning, and human development theories.
Demonstrated computer proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Access) or equivalent software, the internet, email messaging, and web-based software applications and experience using on-line student information systems. Advanced computer knowledge with the ability to understand and learn new on-line programs.
Abilities in problem identification, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
Ability to effectively, professionally, and tactfully interact and communicate, both orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Skill in independently composing letters, memos, reports, and written communication materials using correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, composition, text editing, and proofreading skills.
Ability to multi-task.
Skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction.
Thorough knowledge of department/school/college policies, procedures, and requirements.
Knowledge of the applicable federal and state regulations governing areas related to responsibilities of the position including the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a service environment that is subject to frequent interruptions and skill in setting priorities that accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities.
Knowledge of characteristics of university students and an understanding of multi-cultural differences.
Ability to relate to individuals and groups of students using communication, counseling, and problem-solving skills.
Preferred Qualifications Knowledge of the applicable University of California policies governing areas related to the responsibilities of the position. Ability to extract, compile, and analyze, and present pertinent data effectively. Demonstrated experience with Banner, 25 Live.
Thorough knowledge of college/school policies, procedures, and requirements.
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.
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