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The Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department embodies the university's tradition of excellence as a world-class leader in computer science and engineering education and research. Ranked in the top 20 nationwide, the department is dedicated to research, education and overall excellence.
CSE has approximately 73+ faculty FTE, 20+ professional researchers, 45+ staff in career/casual titles, 300+ tutors, and 135+ TAs. There are over 1,900 undergraduate students enrolled in 3 majors, with annual enrollments of 25,000+. The department has a graduate education program with over 900 students (~300 PhD students and over 600 Master's students).
Under general supervision of the Director of Student Affairs, the Undergraduate Affairs Manager is responsible for the daily operation, administration, and management of the CSE Undergraduate Affairs unit including academic advising, programmatic activities, and instructional support. The incumbent oversees undergraduate and graduate course scheduling and manages undergraduate enrollment management, impacting approximately 25,000+ undergraduate students annually. The incumbent manages academic advising activities and the development and implementation of programmatic activities to enhance the student experience and retention.
The incumbent actively participates in the development and implementation of policies and procedures affecting CSE undergraduates and faculty. The Undergraduate Affairs Manager represents the unit at the divisional, college and campus levels and provides leadership, oversight, and coordination of all aspects of instructional support. The incumbent participates in the analysis, design and implementation of undergraduate programs, including policies and procedures, data and systems administration, web content, and development and long-range planning. The incumbent serves as a staff representative on faculty leadership committees affecting undergraduate education, and participates in short and long term planning affecting the unit.
~Cover letter required for complete application.
~This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement.
Working knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Demonstrated experience in a Student Affairs operation. Ability to effectively advise and work closely with undergraduate students applying student development theories and practices in higher education.
Interpersonal skills. Strong ability to effectively and professionally communicate using tact and diplomacy with internal and external campus community, including visitors.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to write concisely, persuasively, and in summary form. Skill to compose correspondence for self and others, brochures, web content, proposals, white papers, etc. using correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, and diction. Ability to express verbally one's position, plan of action, evaluation or interpretation in a professional, concise, and courteous manner.
Experience in managerial, administrative, and supervisory practices and principles; strong and creative organization, analytic, and decision-making/problem-solving skills. Ability to develop innovative approaches, techniques and procedures to provide more efficient and responsive services.
Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving, identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance. Skill in problem solving, conflict resolution and crisis intervention. Ability to maintain poise, uphold confidentiality in delicate situations and clarify and resolve ambiguous and/or conflicting needs.
Ability in problem identification and reasoning. Skill to analyze information, formulate logical and objective conclusions and recommend action that may have long-range impact on the unit.
Ability to work effectively in a strong service environment under pressure and constant changes in priorities.
Ability to work independently exercising initiative and judgment in the performance of responsibilities. Strong leadership, organizational, decision making, and management skills.
Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems. Ability to develop a vision or image of how a system/process should
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