This is a 50% time position with an average of 20 hours per week.
For full consideration for interview, applicants must submit a diversity statement with their application. NOTE: it is highly recommended that you merge ALL your application materials into one document and attach as your resume.
This position works a hybrid remote format (schedule to be determined), which requires a telecommuting agreement and adherence to the UCSC Telecommuting/Remote Work Guidelines. The employee shall be available in a full-time capacity during assigned telecommuting work hours (specific hours to be discussed with supervisor). While telecommuting/remote working, the employee is responsible for ensuring a worksite environment suitable for accomplishing their regular job duties during scheduled hours of work, as they would if they were working at the regular UCSC worksite.
UC Vaccination Policy: With limited exceptions, COVID-19 vaccinations are required for Covered Individuals under the Policy. Covered Individuals include all employees, students, or trainees who physically access a University facility or program in connection with their employment, appointment, or education/training. The supervisor of this position can clarify how this policy applies to the selected candidate(s) upon selection for a job offer.
HOW TO APPLY
For full consideration for interview, applicants must submit a diversity statement with their application. NOTE: it is highly recommended that you merge ALL your application materials into one document and attach as your resume. For guidance related to the application process or if you are experiencing difficulties when applying, please review the Applicant Resources on our Talent Acquisition website.
UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. Materials submitted after the IRD will ONLY be forwarded at the request of the hiring unit. To ensure your application is routed for consideration, submit your materials before 11:59 p.m. on the IRD. Talent Acquisition cannot accept application materials outside of the jobs portal, and is unable to update submitted applications on an applicant's behalf, or forward communications to the hiring units. For more information about the IRD and the applicant review process, view this link.
The IRD for this job is: 06-12-2023
ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ
UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the most beautiful in the world.
The Film and Digital Media major at UC Santa Cruz offers an integrated curriculum where students study the cultural impact of movies, television, video and the internet, while also producing creative work in video and interactive digital media.The department has 17 permanent faculty, 7 staff, and approximately 600 declared and proposed majors.
The Undergraduate Advisor for the Film and Digital Media department is responsible for the administration of all aspects of student academic advising and program coordination under the general direction of the Administrative Manager. Applies professional advising concepts to independently provide prescriptive advice on academic policies and procedures. Receives assistance on more complex issues. This is a 50% part-time position that works alongside one other full-time Film & Digital Media Undergraduate Advisor.
Budgeted Salary: $26.87 - $28.55 / Hourly. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience. Under California law, the University of California, Santa Cruz is required to post a reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. The salary shown above is the budgeted amount the University reasonably expects to pay and the salary extended should not exceed this posted amount.
Applying professional advising concepts, provides advice and assistance to individual undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds on all aspects of academic experience in Film & Digital Media, including monitoring progression and enrollments, major requirements, completion of degrees, academic options, special programs, creative problem resolution, campus and department policies and practices, etc.
35% - Student Services
Responsible for a variety of student services to independently provide prescriptive advice and assistance to students. Identifies student needs for programs and services, and refers to academic and non-academic resources as appropriate. Communicates and exchanges information with other units, develops and distributes clearly articulated communications and interacts with prospective and current students for a variety of purposes through multiple media channels, develops and leads student programs and workshops. Develops, implements, and consults in support of student success, retention, and graduation.
10% - Recruitment & Admissions
Develops and implements outreach programs; advises prospective applicants on necessary academic preparation and appropriateness of program as it pertains to the prospective applicant's goals; reviews domestic transcripts for degree eligibility. Conducts new student orientations.
20% - General Administration & Planning Support
Represents student interests to leadership and department, represents the department on relevant committees; coordinates annual catalog updates and course approvals; advises management and department on student-related policies and practices, advises and participates in course scheduling; independently develops, implements, and utilizes relevant data tracking and reporting; supervises peer advising program; completes special projects as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Basic knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Demonstrated skills in judgment and decision-making, problem identification and resolution, critical thinking.
Strong written communication skills in multiple media formats.
Strong verbal communication skills, including active listening.
Skills in service orientation.
Demonstrated research, statistical, and analytical skills with ability to recall, retrieve, and communicate detailed information quickly, accurately, and clearly both verbally and in writing.
Excellent interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with diverse populations.
Demonstrated organizational and time management skills sufficient to independently set priorities and maintain a professional manner within a complex and fast-paced environment with competing needs.
Demonstrated commitment to embracing diversity in all its forms and striving for an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened, and productive environment.
Knowledge of university policies, procedures, and requirements.
Advanced knowledge of advising and counseling.
Knowledge of departmental courses and majors.
Familiarity with UCSC campus programs, administrative units, and student services.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Ability to work long periods of time at a computer with or without accommodation.
Will be required to work a hybrid work schedule, days of the week and number of days to be determined, and be able to fulfill requirements of the UCSC telecommuting agreement.
Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends as directed.
Selected candidate will be required to complete training within established time frames as directed including UC compliance training.
The University of California has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, covered employees must submit proof of vaccination or have an approved exception or deferral, eight (8) weeks from date of hire.
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here.
All UCSC employees must understand and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
The University of California is an Equal Employment 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. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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