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Sixth College is one of six undergraduate colleges at UC San Diego and is home to approximately 5,000 students. Sixth prepares students to become effective global citizens who engage creatively and ethically with the complex issues facing the world in the 21st Century. Through the College's academic and co-curricular programs, students learn to become innovative, interconnected, and aware. The College draws its creative inspiration from the interdisciplinary examination of culture, art and technology.
Provide academic advising to students on the College's general-education requirements, UCSD policies and procedures, progress towards graduation, and overall decision-making on academic and career issues. Primary responsibility includes providing in-person/walk-in advising as well as online advising via the Virtual Advising Center. Perform quarterly reviews of academic records to ensure compliance with academic regulations and policies and communicate with students accordingly. Coordinate the degree audit process for graduation. Conduct presentations at new student orientation and other outreach events. Provide virtual enrollment advising to a caseload of new freshmen students. Assist with developing and implementing programs and workshops, as needed. Serve on College and campus-wide committees.
Knowledge and experience in academic advising and counseling techniques. Knowledge of educational theory and principles, and experience in practical application of counseling techniques in a college advising environment.
Thorough knowledge of departmental/school/college courses and majors.
Knowledge of department/school/college policies, procedures, and requirements. Ability to analyze, interpret, apply and explain a variety of college, departmental and campus academic policies and procedures.
Strong skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving. Skill in helping students with decision making.
Abilities in problem identification, reasoning, ability to develop original idea to solve problems. Proven skills and abilities in problem solving and conflict resolution with the ability to exercise sound judgement, tact, cultural sensitivity, and diplomacy.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, including active listening. Demonstrated tact and diplomacy in working with diverse population, including parents, students, faculty, campus administrators, and the public.
Ability to multi-task. Skill in organizing work and prioritizing tasks to meet deadlines. Ability to manage heavy workload and handle multiple tasks with potentially competing deadlines while maintaining accuracy. Ability to take appropriate initiative, and work independently.
Proven skill in analyzing and evaluating and evaluating academic records.
Expertise in functioning as a group leader and facilitating group interactions.
Demonstrated referral and liaison skills and recognition and maintenance of confidentiality. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
Ability to identify and develop appropriate strategies in relation to specific populations and meet the needs of various groups and individuals.
Proficient skill in using standard office computer technology (including internet technology and web based systems) and campus administrative computing systems, and the willingness and ability to update and maintain those skills as required.
Job offer is contingent on clear Background Check.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.