Updated: Nov 19, 2020 Location: UC Irvine Campus Job Type: Department: PUBLIC HEALTH
Job Opening ID: 13096
Reports To: STDT ADVISOR SUPV 2
Working Title: Student Support Coordinator
Department: Public Health
Bargaining Unit: 99
Payroll Job Code: 004576
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5 M-F
Employee Class: Career
Under the general supervision of the Interim Director of Student Affairs, the Student Support Coordinator will provide support and programmatic activities focused on student wellness, self-care, life and coping skills, for Public Health undergraduate majors, specifically underrepresented, first-generation, veteran, and our female populations. Meet with and support students in distress or experiencing extenuating circumstances while utilizing basic counseling skills to assess students' needs. Establish clear learning outcomes for all programs and methods to measure achievement of all outcomes. Assist with various Public Health events and activities. Advise undergraduates about applicable procedures and assist with the interpretation of University policies and procedures.
Applying advanced, specialized student services expertise, advises department / college / school or Graduate Division management, faculty, and students on the most complex student issues; and / or has programmatic responsibility for a complex student affairs function that usually has a discrete budget or budgets, has impact beyond the unit, and involves establishing strategic goals. Is expected to identify systemic problems and issues, and propose solutions to management.
Master's degree in Education, Psychology, or Social Work or in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Advanced knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Advanced verbal and written communication skills. Interpersonal skills. Multicultural competencies; ability to work with diverse populations. Ability to identify unique challenges facing underrepresented populations, i.e. first-generation, low-income, veteran, and female students. Ability in problem identification and reasoning; ability to develop original ideas to solve problems, persuasion, leadership. Skills in monitoring / assessing people, processes or services, to make improvements.
Skills in project management, social perceptiveness to be aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Special Conditions Required:
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.
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