Lead Academic Preceptor Porter College University of California, Santa Cruz
JOB #: 1606937
FULL TIME; CAREER Starting Salary Range: $4166/month - $5300/month. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Under the direction of the provost, the lead academic preceptor develops, manages, and implements the college's academic advising program. The lead preceptor utilizes knowledge of relevant research and best practices in higher education to develop programs and lead advising services in the college that address the academic and developmental needs of diverse populations of undergraduates, including academic orientation, academic success, and student retention programs.
As part of a functional team within colleges advising and in collaboration with academic advising leadership in the Division of Undergraduate Education, provides direction and acts as a resource for other college preceptors and advisers in a functional area related to the mission of colleges advising, such as probationary supervision/ academic success; orientation to the university; first year advising; choosing and qualifying for a major; advising special populations; retention and graduation; peer advising and student leadership development.
Demonstrated ability to advise undergraduates on clarifying their educational goals and developing plans to achieve them, as gained through substantial related academic advising experience in a college or university setting.
Demonstrated ability in staff and student supervision, goal setting, and evaluation.
Demonstrated skills in leadership and program development.
Demonstrated excellent oral communication and listening skills.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 01-26-2017
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. Computers are available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources office located at 1201 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz. For further information 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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