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Posted:
11/10/2018
Job Category:
Education
Writers' Program Student Advisor
University of California | Los Angeles, California
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Requisition Number: 28841 Job Title: STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICER II Working Title: Writers' Program Student Advisor Salary: $23.04 - $45.54 hourly Job Type: Career Department Name: 5595-UNEX-THE ARTS Department Website URL: www.uclaextension.edu Job Summary Statement: Under the direction of the Continuing Educator (Program Director), Student Affairs Officer II will manage the planning and implementation processes for approximately 400 courses and special programs annually for the 6 certificates in the Writers' Program unit of the Department of the Arts. The gross income for the department is $2.5 million annually. Subject areas covered included fiction, nonfiction, screenwriting and TV writing, writing for young readers, poetry, and editing and publishing. Percentage of Time: 100 Shift Start: 8:00 am Shift End: 5:00 pm Qualifications for Position

16 Records Qualifications Required/Preferred

1. Ability to work with minimal supervision in a high volume, fast paced environment with frequent interruptions or distractions in order to analyze situations and assess needed action; independently set priorities; resolve problems, and implement decisions to meet established or given deadlines.

Required

2. Demonstrated skill in supervision of staff, delegation of workload, and knowledge of typical duties and skills for clerical assistants; knowledge of employment policies and practices regarding hiring, evaluating and discipline.

Required

3. Ability to apply counseling techniques, inspire confidence and motivate others in counseling and advising students regarding direction in certificated and professional programs.

Required

4. Public speaking skills necessary to present program orientations and counseling to classroom size groups of diverse audiences.

Required

5. Planning and scheduling skills sufficient to coordinate staff and multiple tasks in maintaining student/ program records, and advising students.

Required

6. Ability to be sensitive to, and maintain confidentiality of records, transcripts, reports, issues, and allegations related to misconduct, grading, and other highly sensitive issues.

Required

7. Demonstrated analytical skills to interpret policy in order to evaluate applications, and make decisions regarding transfers, refunds, and incompletes.

Required

8. Writing skill to prepare and compose grammatically and factually correct, concise, logical, and diplomatically sensitive memoranda, correspondence and reports.

Required

9. Reading skills sufficient to understand, proofread, and interpret course descriptions, correspondence, reports, and copy.

Required

10. Detailed working knowledge of computers and software including Windows 7, Word, Excel, Schedule +, and others as needed to communicate via e-mail.

Required

11. Availability and willingness to work evening and weekends as required, with advance notice.

Required

12. Ability to respond to customer needs and expectations in a supportive and professional manner, with attention to promptness and a focus on solutions.

Required

13. Detailed knowledge of requirements for the departments' certificated programs and familiarity with course content of several hundred associated courses to effectively administer programs, make program-related decisions and counsel students and certificate candidates.

Preferred

14. Detailed working knowledge of UC's and UCLA Extension policies and practices regarding student affairs issues.

Preferred

15. Basic knowledge of immigration procedures and policies for international students requiring an I-20 to obtain F-1 visa status.

Preferred

16. Demonstrated interpersonal skills to interact tactfully, diplomatically and effectively with persons from a wide range of diverse cultural, ethnic, economic and social backgrounds and to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with colleagues, instructors, students, representatives of external agencies, and the general public.

Required Additional Posting InformationBargaining Unit: 99-Policy Covered Application Deadline: 11-28-2018 External Posting Date: Quicklink To Posting: hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=74327 Special Instructions: The target salary range for this position is between the posted minimum and $24.90 hourly. Contact information: Number of Positions: 1 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? No 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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