Job Number: 29870057 Full/Part Time: Full Time Schedule: 8AM - 5PM Salary: $52,100 - $89,700
Position Information Under the direction of the Director of Graduate Academic Affairs, incumbent will advise and assist faculty, staff, and students in all graduate degree programs. Must understand and apply all policies and procedures pertaining to requirements for higher degrees and work to resolve issues that arise. Responsible for performing degree checks, award graduate degrees, review theses and dissertations for proper formatting, approve qualifying exam and dissertation/thesis committees. Responsible for processing graduate student petitions including enrollment adjustments, directed studies, waive/substitute/transfer course work, and others. Incumbent will also assist with graduate commencement organization before and during the ceremony, website and procedure document updates and work with graduate division staff and/or department staff on ad-hoc projects.
The full salary range for the Student Academic Advisor 3 is $52,100 - $89,700. However, the expected pay scale for this position up to $65,000 annually. We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, experience, and other business and organizational needs.
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Education Education Requirements
Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required
Minimum Requirements Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Knowledge of multiple majors, colleges, and schools. Thorough knowledge of department/school college policies, procedures, and requirements. Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving. Abilities in problem identification, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems. Ability to multi-task. Strong written and verbal communication skills, including active listening. Excellent analytical skills for evaluation, analysis and interpretation. Ability to work cooperatively with others and meet demanding schedules and timelines.
Preferred Qualifications Thorough knowledge of college/school policies, procedures, and requirements.
Working knowledge of federal regulations as they apply to FERPA.
Knowledge of UC system-wide, Academic Senate and Graduate Council regulations regarding graduate academic affairs.
Knowledge of Banner and File Maker Pro
A detailed knowledge and understanding of University and campus policies, procedures and processes pertaining to graduate education.
Additional Information 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.