Requisition Number: 03024559 Final Filing Date: 08-28-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: STDT ACAD ADVISOR 2 Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $19.54-$39.27/HR. Commensurate with experience Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100% Fixed, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Non-Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit
Department: NUTRITION - 030200 Department Description:
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter References
Job Summary: Under general direction, provide comprehensive academic advising and support services on a wide range of often complex issues for undergraduate students in Nutrition Science (Nutritional Biochemistry Option), Nutrition Science (Community Nutrition Option), and Clinical Nutrition, as well as students in the Community Nutrition, Food Service Management, Nutrition and Food, and Nutrition Science minors. Responsible for interpreting, analyzing and implementing a wide variety of regulations and administrative policies in evaluating student petitions, assessing individual academic performance and progress toward satisfaction of degree requirements. As a member of a team, make decisions on dismissal, continuation, readmission, and other important matters for individual students. Evaluate and approve transfer credits. Provide support for undergraduate program reviews, course approvals, catalog updates and related activities.
Work Environment: - Work in an area of constant foot traffic and interruptions.
- Work occasional overtime including evenings and weekends as needed.
- UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. 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: -Experience providing academic advising for students.
-Experience assessing student progress towards satisfying majors, research practicum and minor requirements.
- Knowledge of academic philosophies including counseling, advising and career placement centers available to students and services provided, and general education program and its requirements.
- Knowledge of degree requirements to guide students through academic planning, to prepare official major certifications, and evaluate the development of students' academic plans.
- Interpersonal and communication skills to interact tactfully and diplomatically with faculty, staff, students and parents; to listen and respond to concerns and problems; and to comprehend the specialized needs of students from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
- Management and organizational skills to set goals, plan, coordinate, evaluate, and initiate creative projects; to manage multiple priorities in a complex work environment and meet deadlines; and to work accurately under pressure and productively despite frequent interruptions.
- Knowledge of and experience with several computer software programs on an IBM PC, including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, and MS Access.
- Writing, editing and proofreading skills to answer correspondence, write reports and develop informational materials.
Preferred Qualifications: - Knowledge of university, departmental, and College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences policies, requirements and procedures related to affirmative action and privacy of information; undergraduate and graduate programs/resources; administrative reporting deadlines and advising, instructional procedures/processes.
- Ability to analyze, interpret and apply University policies and regulations to students, staff and faculty, including appropriate referral units for personal and/or non-academic problems or issues.
- Supervisory and leadership skills to direct career/student employees and a student organization.
- Mathematical skills to calculate course grades, grade-point averages, balances and deficiencies.
- Experience using UCD's Banner Student Information System and IAIS.
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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