Position Description: Under the general direction of the Undergraduate Office Manager serve as Undergraduate Counselor for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Provide academic advising for 1,000+ major and approximately 5,000 students with majors and approximately 5,100 students taking chemistry courses each quarter. Advise prospective and current students on general University policies and procedures, curriculum and degree requirements, course articulations, enrollment and postgraduate opportunities. Assist students with resolving academic difficulties, including filing petitions, course substitutions and referring students to other campus organizations when necessary. Answer written and verbal and verbal inquiries concerning the department's programs, courses and policies. Design and update Undergraduate Handbook. Track and evaluate student progress in the major. Coordinate department 199 research proposals; evaluate student progress in the major. Make group presentations at Letters and Science New Student Orientation Sessions. Assist in the planning and coordination of the department graduation ceremony. Represent department at related undergraduate counseling meetings and events.
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.