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Academic Counselor
University of California | Los Angeles, California
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Requisition Number: 28956 Job Title: STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICER 3 EXEMPT Working Title: Academic Counselor Salary: $4,400 - $8,733 monthly Job Type: Career Department Name: 0515-COLLEGE ACADEMIC COUNSELING Department Website URL: https://cac.ucla.edu/ Job Summary Statement: The Academic Counselor (payroll title of Student Affairs Officer 3 Exempt) counsels undergraduate students served by College Academic Counseling (CAC) at UCLA regarding academic requirements and options. College Academic Counseling is part of the Division of Undergraduate Education within the UCLA College and provides academic advising and related programs and services to approximately 17,000 undergraduates. Major responsibilities of the Academic Counselor in addition to academic advising include: participate in the development, administration and evaluation of all programs under the jurisdiction of College Academic Counseling; participate in outreach activities, and evaluate student petitions and determine decisions. This position requires maintaining a regular schedule and on-time attendance. This position reports to the Director of College Academic Counseling. Percentage of Time: 100 Shift Start: 8:00 am Shift End: 5:00 pm Qualifications for Position

20 Records Qualifications Required/Preferred

1.Demonstrated skills and experience to counsel and advise students effectively with professional, academic and/or personal questions and concerns.

Required

2.Detailed knowledge of University and College academic rules, regulations, policies and procedures .

Preferred

3.Detailed knowledge of campus and community resources for students.

Preferred

4. Three or more years of academic advising experience.

Preferred

5. Skill in working independently and following through on duties with minimal supervision.

Required

6. Demonstrated skill in problem solving and generating alternatives in order to improve operational processes.

Required

7. Ability to organize and conduct group presentations to provide information and explain policies and procedures to various constituencies.

Required

8. Skill in speaking with persons of various cultural, social economic and educational backgrounds.

Required

9. Skill in setting priorities that accurately reflects the relative importance of assigned projects and responsibilities.

Required

10. Ability to establish and promote cooperative working relationships.

Required

11. Skill in writing grammatically correct, concise, and logical reports and statistics, correspondence, and proposals.

Required

12. Skill in using standard office applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook) and the Internet. Adaptability regarding the use of office internal soft ware and web-based applications.

Required

13. Skill in interacting diplomatically and effectively with representatives from other academic units/institutions.

Required

14. Skill in evaluating information and policies according to criteria established by the Director of Counseling.

Required

15. Ability to use discretion, sound judgment and tact in dealing with confidential materials and information.

Required

16. Working knowledge or ability to use UCLA's online academic student information system (OASIS), Counselor Desktop, and other online systems used for academic advising/counseling.

Preferred

17. Ability to develop, manage, and assess independently all assigned programs.

Required

18. Skill in representing to the campus and community, in advocating for, and in serving as a resource regarding assigned programs.

Required

19. Ability to prepare reports, correspondence, and statistics as required.

Required

20. Must be able to maintain regular schedule and on-time attendance. Be able to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Required Additional Posting InformationBargaining Unit: 99-Policy Covered Application Deadline: 11-15-2018 External Posting Date: Quicklink To Posting: hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=74487 Special Instructions: Please be prepared to submit a cover letter and resume when applying.

The target salary range for this position is between the posted minimum and $4,840 monthly.

We are recruiting to fill two academic counselor positions in College Academic Counseling. It is suggested that application be made within 2 weeks of the posting date as we will be reviewing and contacting applicants as soon as possible. Thank you. Contact information: Number of Positions: Special EmploymentDesignations/Requirements Per UC PolicyConflict of Interest: N/A Critical: Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation. Driving Record: N/A E-Verify Check:

Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UCLA to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.

More Information This position does not require E-Verify check. CANRA:

Is this position designated as a mandatory reporter under CANRA? Yes - Please have the employee sign the "Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse". Other Special Employment Requirements: Position is subject to performance standards and other requirements of the University wide Police Policies and Administrative Procedures.

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