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This position is open until filled. First Review Date 07/07/21.
The Rady School of Management provides business education through its many graduate business degree programs, PhD program, and undergraduate business program.
The Rady School's values are excellence, innovation, collaboration and integrity. The Rady School is a highly participatory, high energy, upbeat student-centric environment with high-achieving students and an engaged, team-oriented staff.
If you are looking for an Academic Advising position in a team of qualified, welcoming, collaborative colleagues, apply for this UC San Diego position.
The Graduate Academic Advisor provides academic advising to graduate degree students at the UC San Diego Rady School of Management. This position works in a team environment with other graduate academic advisors to enrich graduate students' experience at UC San Diego and at the Rady School of Management. Each Graduate Academic Advisor focuses on one Rady graduate business program yet is also knowledgeable about other Rady graduate business masters programs: Fulltime MBA, Evening MBA, Flex (weekend) MBA, Master of Science in Business Analytics, Master of Finance, Master of Professional Accountancy, etc.
This position monitors academic progression toward graduation, advises graduate students on problem resolution regarding academic difficulty or delayed completion of degree, addresses course scheduling and registration issues, and establishes a rapport with students and faculty. This position advises students and faculty on academic policy, grading policies & deadlines, and completes documentation related to graduation and course registration. The Graduate Academic Advisor advises students and faculty on the process, procedures and requirements for independent study and for waiving, substituting or transferring coursework into the program and counsels students on alternative coursework to meet program requirements.
This position interfaces with the UC San Diego's Registrar's Office and UC San Diego's Graduate Division and other campus departments and shares information and resources about campus departments and services with graduate business students. In addition, this position participates (with others) in the planning and implementation of special events such as pre-term prep activities, orientation, etc.
Rare evenings and rare weekends may be required due to student needs, class schedules or special events such as orientation, commencement, club meetings.
Please submit a cover letter for a complete application.
Bachelor's Degree or higher in student affairs, student services, or related student affairs/higher education field or comparable education or experience
Experience interpreting academic polices related to course progression, grading policies, registration deadlines, drop/add rules, etc. Experience clearly explaining and offering guidance on university academic procedures and policies to students.
Demonstrated experience responding to student questions regarding academic issues, course registration, degree progression, etc. with a customer-focused approach via email, phone, and in person.
Experience proactively monitoring students' degree progression. Experience addressing performance issues with students. Experience working with students to resolve academic and personal challenges preventing academic success. Experience interacting with students regarding leaves of absence, withdrawal from course/program and other difficult life decisions.
Experience interacting with faculty regarding student academic performance. Experience developing action plans for student achievement in tandem with faculty and monitoring those plans.
Experience independently implementing student-oriented or advising-oriented programs and activities. Experience routinely interacting across cross-departmental lines to achieve a common goal.
Experience planning and implementing special events such as orientation, graduation, open house tours, speakers series etc. Experience with hand-on logistical details.
Excellent communication communication skills including diplomacy, tact, collaboration. Ability to verbally express a position, plan of action, evaluation or interpretation in a professional, concise, and courteous manner.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.