Graduate Student Affairs Advisor

University of California, Riverside
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$47,800 - $72,700
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Graduate Student Affairs Advisor Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary

29545042 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $47,800 - $72,700

Position Information

Under general supervision from the Program Department Manager and in close consultation with the Department Graduate Student Advisor, Undergraduate Student Advisor, Department Chair, and as a liaison to the Bourns College of Engineering (BCoE) Associate Dean responsible for Research and Graduate Education, the incumbent is responsible for the coordination and administration of all aspects of the Material Science and Engineering (MSE) academic program with special focus on the graduate program. The incumbent also interfaces with the BCoE Student Affairs office to facilitate and support undergraduate education program objectives and affiliated programs and areas wherein MSE faculty possess specialized knowledge, e.g., materials science. The major functional areas include (1) Outreach, Recruitment and Admissions; (2) Student Advising; (3) Program Management and Development; and (4) Special Projects. The incumbent independently conducts curriculum advisement, assessment and matriculation of prospective and current students on academic matters. Develops and maintains a comprehensive database to accurately track, analyze, retrieve and report student information in order to assess the department's demographic, academic productivity and performance and use data as the basis to plan for future programmatic activity as well as cohort management. The database serves as a repository for historical program activity. The incumbent manages the admissions process providing all materials and support to the graduate committee, develops and monitors multi-year financial support packages in coordination with the Department Graduate Advisor and Department Manager. The incumbent represents the Department at meetings, conferences, and events; conducts student outreach and orientation sessions. Develops, presents, and coordinates content and material for marketing and recruitment efforts and updates the department's website; performs research to assist the department with accreditation and assessment (internal and external) reviews, i.e., ABET, BCoE Five Year Plan and ad hoc data requests from Labor Relations, BCoE Dean's Office (D.O.), Office of Research and Economic Development, etc. and assists faculty with data to describe the academic program for grant proposals, e.g., providing relevant statistical data on student population, metrics, etc.

The budgeted maximum salary for this position is up to $56,100/yr.

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 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

Experience Experience Requirement

Minimum of 2 years of related experience. Required

Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement

CANRA mandated position Required Occasional overtime and travel as needed for position Required

Minimum Requirements

Ability in problem identification and reasoning. Skills in service orientation, organization, active listening, and critical thinking. Knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Interpersonal skills. Multicultural competencies; ability to work with diverse populations. Ability to multi-task; verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of University-specific computer application programs and pertinent databases.

Knowledge of University processes and procedures.

Understanding of University rules and regulations.

Understanding of University rules and regulations.

Knowledge of University processes and procedures.

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

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