Director of CHASS Major Advising
Company: University of California - Riverside
Posted on: June 27, 2019
DIRECTOR OF CHASS MAJOR ADVISING
8AM - 5PM
Commensurate with Experience
Under the general direction of the Associate Dean of CHASS Student
Academic Affairs, the Director of CHASS Majors Advising has primary
responsibility for the management of undergraduate academic
advising services in the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social
Sciences relating to each Major within the College. Duties include,
but are not limited to, supervision of departmental academic
advisor supervisors as well as the Enrollment Management Supervisor
in regard to advising, scheduling and enrollment related duties.
The Director of Major Advising takes a lead role along side the
Associate Dean of Student Affairs, in ensuring the college is
actively planning and prepared to meet the requirements of the
growing enrollment numbers and needs of our students. The Director
of Major Advising works in partnership with the Director of CHASS
College Advising to oversee management and development of academic
advising services; coordination of assessment of academic advising
and academic advising services; interpretation, enforcement, and
administration of UC, university, and college regulations,
policies, and procedures; advisement of Associate Dean of
undergraduate student academic affairs issues; and oversight of
Student Academic Affairs budget. The Director of CHASS Majors
Advising acts as a campus-wide resource for matters pertaining to
CHASS Student Academic Affairs and acts as a liaison to various
units across campus, including the Registrar's office, Office of
the Provost, Admissions and Recruitment, the Vice Chancellor for
Student Affairs, the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education,
among others. PLEASE NOTE: University of California career
employees who have passed their probationary period will receive
priority consideration for this position. If a qualified pool of
internal candidates is not identified, qualified external
candidates may be considered at the discretion of the hiring
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent
Master's degree in a related area
8 - 13 years of related experience.
Previous supervisory/managerial experience.
Ability to compile and interpret statistical analyses regarding
undergraduate student success.
Ability to anticipate academic advising program needs. Ability to
interpret and administer UC Academic Senate policies. Ability to
analyze policies and make alternative recommendations.
Demonstrated leadership experience in strategic planning, program
development, and budgeting in order to meet unique challenges and
opportunities. Strong analytical and creative problem-solving
skills.Ability to synthesize disparate information toward the
resolution of a complex problem.
Abilities in problem identification, reasoning, ability to develop
original ideas to solve problems, persuasion, and leadership.
Skills in monitoring/assessing people, processes or services, to
make improvements; project management.
Demonstrated, progressively responsible management-level
Ability to work effectively with a diverse population of students,
staff, and faculty.
Advanced writing and speaking skills.Ability to communicate in an
articulate and effective manner with a wide university
Knowledge of factors that contribute to student retention and
Knowledge of University and departmental principles and procedures
involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood
Ability to work with and supervise a diverse staff, balancing
individual personnel needs with organizational imperatives.
Knowledge of the applicable federal and state regulations governing
areas related to the responsibilities of the position including the
Federal Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
Knowledge of common University-specific computer application
Skills in social perceptiveness.
Advanced knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Minimum seven years academic advising experience. Minimum five
years supervisory experience. Knowledge of UCR online student
information system (SIS+). Knowledge of UCR Policies and
Demonstrated skill in using software applications, including
spreadsheets, word processing, presentations, and database
applications. Knowledge of online student information systems and
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
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 was included in the (August 2018) edition of The
Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
* Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of
World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151
institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy
precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500
* In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for
achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and
* UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the
nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
* In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated
UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student
success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named
top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California
campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities
in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
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
For information about our generous employee benefits package,
visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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