Updated: Feb 25, 2021 Location: UC Irvine Campus Job Type: Department: Public Health Deans Office
Job Opening ID: 15854
Reports To: Director of Student Affairs
Working Title: Senior Graduate Academic Advisor
Department: Public Health Deans Office
Bargaining Unit: 99
Payroll Job Code: 004545
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5 M-F
Employee Class: Career
The mission of the public health program at the University of California Irvine is to create, integrate and disseminate population and community-based knowledge to promote health and reduce the societal burden of human disease and disability through excellence in research, education, and public service.
Under the general supervision of the Director of Student Affairs, the Senior Graduate Academic Advisor is responsible for assisting graduate and prospective students in Public Health. Responsibilities include advising, assisting with student affairs orientations, commencement events and other activities as needed for the Public Health graduate program. Utilize basic counseling skills to assess students' needs especially for certain student populations (i.e., International Students, athletes, freshmen, etc.). Provides advice to students on the full range of requirements for a department, college, or school with a wide variety of course requirements. Recommends solutions to progression and requirement issues. Works independently under general supervision.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Knowledge of multiple majors, colleges, and schools. Thorough knowledge of college / school policies, procedures, and requirements. Thorough knowledge of department / school / college policies, procedures, and requirements. Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving. Ability to multi-task. Abilities in problem identification, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems. Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook. Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends for special events. Desire and ability to speak and present at public events such as recruitment fairs, workshops, and seminars. Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Proven ability to work as a member of a team and collaborate effectively with other staff, faculty, students, and the general public. Must also be able to work independently, utilizing good sound judgment, by managing time constraints and competing deadlines.
Master's degree strongly preferred.
Working knowledge of University Registrar Systems including WebAdmin, DegreeWorks, EEE/Canvas, ESOC, WebRoster, WebGrades, etc. Knowledge of UC and UCI policies, the UCI Catalogue, and Academic Senate Rules and Regulations.
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
The University of California, Irvine 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.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.