University of California Riverside, Bourns College Graduate Advisor & Programs Coordinator in Riverside, California
Graduate Advisor & Programs Coordinator
Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
30837993 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $49,800 - $84,200
Under the general supervision of the Director of Graduate Programs, the Graduate Academic Advisor will advise students in the development of meaningful educational plans; promote students' intellectual and personal development; discuss and clarify educational goals; help students to acquire relevant information and university services; interpret institutional, general education, and program requirements; evaluate and monitor student academic progress, course choice, and class schedule in the context of student life and career goals. The Graduate Academic Advisor will engage in the evaluation of student learning progress, career goals, and academic stressors; partner with the School of Business Career Center regarding how course selection interacts with internship and employment plans; analyze student information system data to better understand the academic challenges faced by particular student populations; assists faculty on determining course scheduling needs; evaluate petitions for exceptions. The incumbent will perform advising duties that are based on theories and knowledge of teaching, learning, and human development, and reflect developmental advising approaches.
This position is does not offer remote modality but in campus presence.
The full salary range for this position is $23.85 to $40.33 per hour. We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, experience, and other business and organizational needs. The budgeted salary range is up $36.21 per hour.
Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.
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, if applicable, 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.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Advanced degree or Masters degree in related fields Preferred
2 - 4 years of related experience. Required
Minimum 1 year of experience advising graduate or professional school students. Preferred
Multicultural competencies; ability to work with diverse populations.
Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving, identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance.
Basic knowledge of student immigration and visa processes pertaining to international students and scholars.
Ability in problem identification and reasoning.
Knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Ability to multi-task; verbal and written communication skills.
Skills in service orientation, organization, active listening, and critical thinking.
Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
Knowledge of UC systems like GradESS, GradSIS, Banner, Slate, Salesforce, etc.
Knowledge of complex U.S. visa and immigration procedures, compliance issues, and employment eligibility /authorization for international students
Understanding of University rules and regulations.
Knowledge of University-specific computer application programs and pertinent databases.
Knowledge of University processes and procedures.
Customer service oriented
Strong attention to detail
Familiarity with Microsoft Office Products, particularly Excel
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.
UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020
UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.
Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019
Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings
UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview (https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits)