Graduate Student Advisor (4575U) Job #23026 - Architecture
Dept of Architecture
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 4/10/17
The College of Environmental Design (CED) operates three academic departments - Architecture, City and Regional Planning, and Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning - conferring both undergraduate and graduate degrees. CED has 55 full-time and 35 part-time teaching faculty, 44 career staff, and over 1,000 students. The operations of the College are financed with state funds, gifts and endowments, professional master's level program revenue, and other revenue sources in an amount roughly totaling $18,000,000 annually. The Department of Architecture is the largest of the three departments with 30 full-time and 32 part-time teaching faculty, 5 career staff, and over 570 students, 180 of which are graduate students, and an annual budget of approximately $9,000,000. The department grants degrees in the following areas: B.A., M.Arch (professional degree in Architecture), M.S., and Ph.D.
The Graduate Student Advisor will work collaboratively with the chair/dean, faculty, staff, and various committees toward the common objective of helping graduate students achieve their educational goals. The incumbent will foster the academic achievement, intellectual curiosity, personal discovery, and growth of students as they develop into well-rounded global citizens and leaders. Please visit http://advisingmatters.berkeley.edu for more information on Advising at Berkeley.
The following values inform all efforts of CED Student Advising:
Student Success: Above all, we dedicate ourselves to maximizing student potential and to helping students succeed in their university experiences. We encourage students to explore their minds and their hearts, challenge them to do their best work, and help them realize their talents and passions and achieve their goals.
Equity & Inclusion: We are committed to creating an inclusive environment in which any individual or group can be and feel welcomed, respected, supported and valued. We aspire to provide fair treatment, access, opportunity, and advancement for all students and to identify and eliminate barriers that prevent the full participation of all.
Health & Well-Being: We collaborate with campus partners to keep our CED community healthy by helping students balance the physical, intellectual, emotional, social, occupational, spiritual and environmental aspects of life.
Advising Excellence: In all that we do, we strive to deliver personalized advising services of the highest quality. We seek to continuously educate ourselves on developments in our field and to evaluate, improve, and streamline our services to support students in obtaining the best education and experience possible.
The position involves a wide range of graduate student services duties and responsibilities for the Department of Architecture.
*Provides assistance to the chair/dean, faculty, and graduate students in academic advising, admissions, financial aid, the evaluation and awarding of approximately $1,000,000 in fellowships and block grant funds, student orientation and events, career counseling, and related programs.
*Provide leadership to help the department meet its goal of increasing the size of the M.Arch, M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Architecture; actively develop and implement strategic outreach and recruitment programs. Duties include advising prospective students about admissions requirements, policies, and processes; managing and processing the M.Arch application/review/admissions process (800-900 applications); event planning; workshop facilitation and public speaking; development of on-line and social media tools.
*some travel and/or evening and weekend hours may be required.
Working knowledge of and experience with advising and counseling techniques.
Proven track record with graduate level recruiting and yield strategies. Excellent skills in judgment, problem identification, reasoning, and developing solutions.
Excellent written and verbal interpersonal communication skills. Multicultural competencies; ability to work with diverse populations.
Highly organized self-starter who works well autonomously and collaboratively.
Ability to multi-task, manage competing priorities of day-to-day operations and project work, while paying attention to detail and not losing sight of the big picture.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Master's Degree in advising/counseling related field.
Knowledge of campus-specific computer application programs, such as UC Berkeley's SIS/Campus Solutions and other systems.
Technologically savvy, basic visual communication skills (image editing, graphic design), and social media marketing experience a plus.
Knowledge of University, Campus, College, and Departmental policies, regulations and procedures.
Knowledge of University and departmental policies and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating the likelihood of consequences.
Experience with using databases such as Microsoft Access, a plus.
Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
*The salary range designated for this position: $44,200 - $75,000; however, starting salary will be commensurate with experience.
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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