Job Positions

Advising Assessment Coordinator & Academic Advisor

Categories: Pacific Region 9

Department:

College Academic Counseling

Institution:

UCLA

Date Posted:

Feb 11 2021 8:40PM

Close Date:

Mar 13 2021
 

Position Description

If you like advising students and are interested in exploring questions about student success, the impact of academic advising, what gaps might exist, and how we might address them, this role may be perfect for you! College Academic Counseling is part of the Division of Undergraduate Education and provides academic advising and related programs and services to approximately 18,000 undergraduates. Information about College Academic Counseling may be viewed at: http://cac.ucla.edu/

Duties

The Advising Assessment Coordinator and Academic Advisor will develop and implement assessment strategies for programs and services as related to academic advising and student success, and participate in strategic planning for CAC. Major responsibilities of the position include: (1) providing academic advising regarding requirements and options for undergraduate students in CAC, (2) creating assessment projects and/or utilizing current data to support academic advising at UCLA, (3) supporting the development, assessment, and evaluation of programs under the jurisdiction of College Academic Counseling as needed, and (4) participating in outreach activities of the unit as assigned, including in-person, phone and on-line advising activities. In this role, the Assessment Coordinator and Academic Advisor will create and implement a program of assessment for advising, organize and disseminate reports and related documents, and participate in creating and contributing to a culture of evidence-based decision making. The Assessment Coordinator and Academic Advisor will collaborate and coordinate with campus partners to support CAC. The Academic Advisor and Coordinator will also provide academic advising for students with an emphasis on strategies for achieving personal and scholastic balance, academic success, and scholarly and career exploration. Additionally, the incumbent will process student petitions, act on requests for exceptions to rules and policies using established and uniform guidelines, evaluate student applications for readmission to UCLA and determines appropriate action, respond to inquiries from students and parents, compose letters of recommendation as requested in support of student applications for graduate and professional schools, employment, scholarships, etc., and follow up on individual student cases and makes referrals when appropriate.

Application Process

https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06183
Document Requirements:
* Cover Letter
* Curriculum Vitae
* Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Reference Requirements
* 3 Letters of Reference

Institution Information

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Additional Information

Note projected start date is early May.

Contact Information

Corey Hollis, Assistant Dean Undergraduate Academic Support chollis@college.ucla.edu

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate must have a master’s degree and knowledge of issues in higher education; have experience working with academic policy and programs at a large public research university; have knowledge of UCLA processes and procedures; have broad familiarity with existing curriculum, programs and services for UCLA undergraduates; have experience with academic advising in a higher education setting; be skilled in information retrieval and data management; demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to interact effectively in programs and activities involving faculty, staff, and students; be able to implement and facilitate workshops and other events effectively; possess interpersonal skills to interact effectively with persons of differing social, educational, economic and cultural backgrounds; have the ability to be flexible and pay attention to detail while keeping in mind the overall mission of CAC.

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with UCLA programs and services