Position Description: Director with full managerial responsibility for the day-to-day operations and services administered by the Samueli School of Engineering, Office of Academic and Student Affairs (OASA). Under the general direction of the Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs. Manage 15 full-time staff and additional student employees. Work closely with the management team in the areas of staff recruitment, selection, onboarding, and development of staff growth opportunities. Regularly examine and assess office operations and staffing assignments. Responsible for providing a full range of student services for more than 4,000 undergraduate students in 11 majors and 3 minors. Review student performance and deliver advice and assistance to students on academic and degree progress, requirements for program completion, and course selection and sequencing. Identify students with progression problems and recommend interventions. Provide oversight for quarterly academic audits and notifications for students who earn dean's honors, or in academic difficulty. Responsible for interpreting campus policies and advising students and faculty on student conduct, student grievances, and disputes. Represent the School at campus and other administrative meetings. As a university administrator, contribute to attaining OASA's mission and goals and responsible for developing and implementing policies and systems to assure student support while enforcing academic regulations. OASA is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the course scheduling and throughput of students by monitoring course offerings, enrollment capacities, and classroom assignments and providing administrative support for the Faculty Executive Committee including review of curriculum changes and course proposals. Oversee School events such as Commencement, Discover Engineering, Graduate Open House, and Graduate Orientation. Supervise staff who work with the Undergraduate Admissions office supporting recruitment events, the review and evaluation of undergraduate applications, as well as, the maintenance of all engineering transfer articulation agreements with the California community colleges and evaluation of transfer coursework for both new and continuing students. For students approaching graduation, provide oversight for the processing of degree audits verifying more than 1,200 B.S. degrees and minors annually, awarding Latin Honors, students' completion of the senior exit survey, and the transmissions of data for student commencement ticketing. Supervise staff responsible for confirming eligibility to the graduate Exceptional Student Admissions Program (ESAP) and the Departmental Scholar program, and the review of dean's special actions and school-wide housing allocations. Work in conjunction with SEASnet and Campus IT to secure data and maintain databases that support all aspects of undergraduate admissions, enrollment, scheduling, and degree audit. Monitor the integrity of the engineering information reflected in the student Degree Audit Reporting System (DARS), statistical reporting for the School, and on OASA webpages. Responsible for monitoring office expenditures with considerable discretionary authority.
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.