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 skills as a seasoned, experienced academic adviser, provides advice to students on the full range of requirements for a, college with a wide variety of course requirements. Recommends solutions to progression and requirement issues. Advice may include not-clearly-defined programs such as independent study programs, interdisciplinary programs, or multiple programs. Utilizes knowledge of current research and best practices in higher education relevant to student development and knowledge of university policies and procedures to provide individual advising and programs that address the academic and developmental needs of diverse populations of undergraduates. Works independently under general supervision.
Bachelor's degree in related area.
Related academic advising experience in a university setting, including analyzing educational records and applying academic policy.
Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Ability to build knowledge of multiple majors, minors, and academic enrichment opportunities.
Ability to build a thorough knowledge of college / university policies, procedures, and requirements.
Demonstrated skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving.
This is an ongoing recruitment; position is open until filled.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date. A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite 100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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