Under the general direction of the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Undergraduate Advisor Supervisor, incumbent is responsible for all aspects of the academic advising for undergraduate students in assigned 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
Minimum Requirements Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Knowledge of multiple majors, colleges, and schools.
Thorough knowledge of department/school/college policies, procedures, and requirements.
Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving.
Ability to multi-task.
Abilities in problem identification, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
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.
Ability to relate to individuals and groups of students using communication, counseling, and problem-solving skills.
Skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction.
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.
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.
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.
Skill in accurate record keeping with strict attention to detail. Skill in organizing tasks, documents and materials with efficiency and accuracy.
Understanding of knowledge of teaching, learning, and human development theories.
Preferred Qualifications Thorough knowledge of college/school policies, procedures, and requirements.
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, CRAMS, and CIRS programs. Knowledge of the arts: Art, Art History, Dance, and Theatre, Film, and Digital Productions.
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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 was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
- In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.
- UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
- In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
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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