Position Description: This position assumes leadership, direction, and authority for the Counseling Unit in Honors Programs, including administration, direction and supervision of professional counselors, and oversight of programs under counselor purview. The position also includes significant counseling responsibilities at the Senior Counselor level. The position assumes a high level of responsibility and independent prioritization of tasks. In addition to the significant knowledge base required for general Letters & Science (L&S) Counseling, this position must have command of a broad and complex body of information unique to each of the special honors programs listed in the paragraph below.
Honors Programs at UCLA has both a state and national reputation. It serves 3,000+ students in a variety of student service and curricular programs including: College Scholars and Traditional College Honors (curricular programs for high achieving students in all majors and disciplines across the College); the Honors Collegium (a series of interdisciplinary Honors courses and seminars under the auspices of Honors Programs); Honors Contracts and Honors Seminars; various Honors curricular and co-curricular enrichment programs; Honors academic counseling services; the Departmental Scholar Program; the Individual Major Program; Undergraduate Student Initiated Education (USIE); the Partners in Learning Actively Teaching Ourselves (PLATO) Society; the Honors Scholarship Program; the Honors Research Stipend Program, various recruitment, service, and retention programs to support high achieving students; special counseling for the cohort of minor students who qualify for early admission; and special program liaisons with Departmental Honors Programs, the Scholarship Resource Center, Undergraduate Research Centers, the Academic Advancement Program, Wasserman Blue and Gold Scholars, Alumni Scholars, Regents Scholars, UCLA Orientation (New Student and Transition Programs), Undergraduate Admissions and Relations with Schools, Office of the Registrar; General Education and the GE Cluster Program, UCLA Writing Programs, and the Center for Academic Advising in the College.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.