Under the general direction of the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CHASS) Major Advising Director, this position is responsible for all aspects of the academic advising for undergraduate student majors within the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. Researches, interprets, applies and clarifies University policy in this area and exercises independent judgment in day-to-day student affairs matters. Uses principles of wholistic and developmental academic advising and knowledge of teaching and learning theory to promote academic, career, and life goals in an effort to support student retention, timeliness to degree, academic success, as well as intellectual and personal development. The budgeted salary for this position is up to $89,700.
**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment. **
- Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the challenges faced by diverse student populations (including but not limited to first generation students, underrepresented minority students, low-income students) in higher education.
- Skill in accurate record keeping with strict attention to detail. Skill in organizing tasks, documents and materials with efficiency and accuracy.
- Demonstrated desire to work within the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic community at UC Riverside.
- Demonstrated skill in written and oral communication.
- Ability to multi-task.
- Skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction.
- Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Knowledge of multiple majors, colleges, and schools.
- Abilities in problem identification, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
- Knowledge of the applicable federal and state regulations governing areas related to responsibilities of the position including the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a service environment that is subject to frequent interruptions and skill in setting priorities that accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities.
- Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving.
- Thorough knowledge of college/school policies, procedures, and requirements.
- Thorough knowledge of department/school/college policies, procedures, and requirements.
- Demonstrated computer proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Access) or equivalent software, the internet, email, web-based software applications, and experience using on-line student information systems. Advanced computer knowledge with the ability to understand and learn new on-line programs. Ability to extract, compile, and analyze, and present pertinent data effectively.
- Demonstrated experience with Banner.