Updated: Apr 27, 2021 Location: UC Irvine Campus Job Type: Department: Art History
Job Opening ID: 17887
Reports To: Manager
Working Title: Internship and Student Support Coordinator
Department: Art History
Bargaining Unit: 99
Payroll Job Code: 004574
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 50%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
Employee Class: Career
Art History is the study of works of art and other visual artifacts from all regions of the world and all periods of history. Consequently, the undergraduate curriculum in Art History, with its global perspective, is one of the most diverse disciplines in the humanities. Through Art History, students learn how to describe and interpret a range of objects including sculpture, painting, photography, architecture, and new media such as video and performance art. These skills, along with the program's intense focus on writing and verbal expression, prepare students to think critically and to express themselves clearly at a time when visual communication is becoming ever more important.
The Internship and Student Support Coordinator applies professional student services concepts to support the donor fund initiative in the Department of Art History. This position provides critical support to students in Art History and the School of Humanities to enhance their educational experience through practical job experience, financial support, and experiential learning. Providing varied student services, the position will coordinate donor funded activities in the areas of student support including, but not limited to, student internships, scholarships/fellowships, research and travel awards, course enhancement activities, and class field trips. Works on moderately complex issues. Receives assistance on more complex issues.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Knowledge of Microsoft suite (including Excel); experience with expense tracking.
Basic knowledge of student immigration and visa processes pertaining to international students and scholars.
Ability in problem identification and reasoning.
Skills in service orientation, organization, active listening, and critical thinking.
Knowledge of University processes and procedures.
Knowledge of University-specific computer application programs and pertinent databases.
Knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Understanding of University rules and regulations.
Multicultural competencies: ability to work with diverse populations.
Ability to multi-task; verbal and written communication skills.
Experience in coordinating special events for students Experience with online student award system
Special Conditions Required:
Some attendance at weekend and/or evening events is occasionally required
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.
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