Requisition Number: 03024025 Final Filing Date: 06-19-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: STDT ACAD ADVISOR 3 Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $3,591.67-$7,358.33/ MO Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100%, Monday-Friday, 8am - 5pm Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit
Department: CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL ENGR - 024020 Department Description:
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter References
Job Summary: Under general supervision, independently responsible for managing undergraduate support services and in collaboration with the faculty, implement the department's undergraduate program, including assessment processes in compliance with ABET and other accreditation criteria in the College of Engineering (COE). Provide comprehensive and complex academic advising services to undergraduate students including advising program development, planning and implementation. Actively participate on faculty governance committees and recommend program improvements as needed. Provide specialized expertise in academic and student affairs issues pertinent to undergraduate students and the development of college and department undergraduate education policies and practices. Serve as lead undergraduate academic advisor and department expert on academic advising. Collaborate with the department student services team to ensure all program goals, objectives, and needs are met. Provide development and implementation of outreach, recruitment, admission, and retention efforts for undergraduate students. Represent the department on undergraduate matters with substantial delegated authority.
Work Environment: Work occasional overtime.
Limited vacation during peak periods such as the beginning and end of each quarter.
Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: -Bachelor's degree; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
-Experience in holistic advising and counseling approaches and experience with academic policies, procedures and requirements in a higher education setting; recommending solutions to progression and requirement issues; skills to make proper referrals to other campus resources.
-Skills to obtain knowledge of degree requirements and mandatory advising system to prepare official major certifications, assist students with their academic plans, and guide/track students through academic planning.
-Thorough knowledge of and experience with university, college, major, and general education policy requirements and their application to specific programs of major.
-Experience in curriculum planning processes and best practices; knowledge of undergraduate and graduate courses and degree requirements.
-Experience using common university-specific computer application and student information systems (e.g., OASIS, Banner, DESII, ICMS).
-Strong professional, interpersonal skills to work with and gain trust from department and college leadership, faculty, students and other constituents from diverse backgrounds.
-Skills to make decisions independently, manage details of complex projects and processes aligned with strategic priorities from start to finish with minimal direction, and to adapt to constantly shifting priorities and outcomes.
-Experience in problem identification, reasoning, analysis to identify trends; skillsto find solutions to conflicting situations.
-Skills in judgment and decision-making, identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance.
-Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills to interact with individuals of varying ages and cultural backgrounds and perspectives.
-Experience discussing and engaging in practices directly related to equity, inclusion, identity development, diversity, and cultural competency and humility.
-Skills to facilitate workshops and present in public forums.
Preferred Qualifications: -Master's degree in biological or physical sciences, social sciences, counseling, higher education leadership, or related field.
-Familiarity with a wide range of student services and resources.
-Skill to identify and determine appropriate level of advising or referral services for individual students, providing immediate crisis counseling, and referrals to students in academic, financial or personal difficulty.
-Experience preparing, submitting and maintaining department course offerings for academic year and summer sessions using online course scheduling system.
-Familiarity with online course approval preparation and submission.
-Skill to obtain, correlate and analyze data and develop statistics from a variety of sources; skills to retrieve and assemble information for the preparation of reports, schedule, correspondence, etc.
-Knowledge of ABET criteria to develop and implement ongoing assessment plan.
-Knowledge of department goals, faculty research interests, options/specializations offered in the CEE undergraduate program as it relates to students pursuing undergraduate and graduate study demonstrated through completion of higher education or equivalent experience.
-Knowledge of department-based Bachelor of Science programs, the Construction Engineering and Management, and Sustainability in the Built Environment minor curriculum requirements, academic courses, college requirements, educational alternatives, petitions and certifications, etc.
-Knowledge of UC policies regarding Privacy of Information.
-Familiarity with academic and social problems confronting students from diverse backgrounds in high school and college settings.
-Investigative skills to elicit information using diplomacy, recognizing potentially controversial or sensitive issues.
-Familiarity with and sensitivity to personal and developmental issues typically faced by university students.
-Skills to compose, copy edit, research and organize information for Departmental, College and University publications with attention to style, appropriateness, grammar, punctuation and interest value.
-Organizational and administrative skills to develop and implement new programs and/or material to better meet the undergraduate advising needs of the Department.
-Skills to plan, lay-out, design, write, and schedule a complex publication, review publication for content, quality, image and message.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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