College Academic Adviser
Campus Advising Coordination
Job #: 1909012
Full Time; Career
Starting Salary Range: $22.99-$23.95/hourly. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UC Santa Cruz strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Each residential college at UC Santa Cruz employs a team of academic advisers who work with students through the entirety of their undergraduate career. College academic advising serves as the generalist branch of advising at UC Santa Cruz, focusing on all career-based requirements (general education, university, college requirements) and applying academic senate policy including academic standing, progress, and time-to-degree. College Advising works collaboratively with others at the college to ensure a coordinated approach to serving students' academic, residential, and developmental needs, and works collaboratively with academic advisers in the academic departments and with other advisers on campus.
The primary mission of college advising is to assist students in identifying and clarifying their academic directions and educational goals, and to help them to develop meaningful and compatible plans and success strategies.
Involves counseling students on academic program policies and issues. Monitors student academic progress and assists students in making appropriate educational choices and decisions. Conducts informational sessions and provides advice.
Applies professional concepts to independently provide advice on academic policies and procedures for an academic college including general education, university, and college requirements, and all aspects of course requirements for degree or program completion. Receives assistance on more complex issues.
* Bachelor's degree in related area.
* Basic knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Ability to build knowledge of multiple majors, minors, and academic enrichment opportunities.
* Related advising experience in a university setting.
* Ability to build a thorough knowledge of college / university policies, procedures, and requirements.
* Ability to build knowledge of multiple majors, minors, and academic enrichment opportunities.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 08-29-2019
APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO USE THE UCSC ON-LINE PROCESS
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To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site @ https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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