Director of Graduate Student Advising

University of California, Riverside
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$61,800 - $110,000
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Director of Graduate Student Advising Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary

29714522 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $61,800 - $110,000

Position Information

Fundamental responsibility for all operations in the in the CNAS Graduate Student Advising Center (GSAC). This position reports directly to the Director and is the primary supervisor for the staff of the GSAC. The Graduate Student Advising Director coordinates planning related to GSAC operation and improvement, makes recommendations to Director regarding staff workload and new procedures in the Center, and advises the Associate Deans on Center operations. Position also has direct responsibility as the Graduate Student Services Advisor for up to 2 of the graduate programs within the GSAC. Must be able to maintain confidentiality and maintain fairness in administering multiple standards and procedures for the various programs. Advises faculty, staff, and students regarding policies and procedures in all aspects of graduate student advising and student services. Works with the various programs and graduate advisors to develop short-term and long-term goals to meet the advising needs of students.

Please note: The interview process will require the candidate to prepare a presentation.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.

Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement

Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Masters Degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training Preferred

Licenses License Requirement

Drivers License Required

Experience Experience Requirement

6 - 10 years of related experience. Required Five (5) years of experience in student advising Required Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred Experience supporting a graduate program in a university environment Preferred Experience with UC Employment practices, policies, and procedures and their application to graduate students and staff Preferred Experience developing and delivering training Preferred Experience developing and presenting complex student enrollment and retention data. Preferred

Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement

Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours) Required

Minimum Requirements

Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems using persuasion and leadership. Skills in project management, social perceptiveness to be aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Ability in problem identification and reasoning. Skills in monitoring/assessing people, processes or services, to make improvements.

Preferred Qualifications

Skill in creating a supportive work environment where new ideas are solicited, evaluated, and implemented.

Demonstrated leadership skills. Experience collaborating with both faculty and staff on campus-wide issues/initiatives

Knowledge of University of California policies and procedures of administrative service units (i.e. Graduate Division, Registrar's Office, Academic Senate)

Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs and knowledge of University and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences.

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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