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Initial Review Date (IRD): 04/12/2021
Dept Marketing Statement Under the general direction of the Department Administrative Manager, the incumbent has full programmatic responsibility for the independent administration of undergraduate academic advising for the Art Department, which currently consists of 11 permanent faculty, 30 visiting lecturers per year, 7 technical and clerical staff, and approximately 500 proposed art and undergraduate majors. The major functional areas of responsibility include undergraduate student advising, course scheduling and curriculum support, and general administrative support.
The Art department staff promote a strong spirit of teamwork and embrace UCSC's Principles of Community in meeting the needs of a diverse range of constituents.
Applies professional concepts to independently provide prescriptive advice on academic policies and procedures for the Art Department major requirements, and all aspects of course requirements for degree completion.
Monitors student academic progress and assists students in making appropriate educational choices and decisions. Conducts informational sessions and provides advice. Provides course approval, articulation agreement processing, and course scheduling support for the department.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary Information: Up to $29.98 / Hourly. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.
Monitors and evaluates students' completion of academic requirements.
Applies professional concepts to independently provide prescriptive advice and assistance to students on academic and degree progress and major requirements for the department.
In coordination with faculty, schedules all Art courses.
Assists students in determining a major, alternative academic options, scheduling conflicts, and similar issues.
Advises on moderately complex issues such as multiple degrees, or withdrawal from the University.
Advises department on scheduling needs for student course progression and requirements completion.
Provides information to students on programs with special, clearly articulated eligibility requirements such as honors programs, awards, fellowships, scholarships, and advanced level courses.
Advocates student interests; recommend academic policies and procedures both to department UG Curriculum Committee, Department Chair and Division.
Implements outreach programs with specifically targeted institutions; advises prospective applicants on necessary academic preparation; appropriateness of program as it pertains to the prospective applicant's goals; reviews domestic transcripts for degree eligibility; initiates and arranges student recruitment visits.
General administration and planning support for the department.
Works with department manager and faculty on Catalog Copy and course approvals.
Communicates and exchanges information with other units of the organization and makes referrals to help students with their academic program (e.g., health service, disabled students program, Colleges / Schools, transfer center, academic departments, graduate division, etc.).
Refers students to non-academic resources as appropriate.
Applies articulated courses to program / degree requirements and certifies degree completion.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Basic knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Demonstrated verbal communication and interpersonal skills with individuals and large groups from diverse backgrounds, including active listening.
Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment and discretion with confidential matters.
Skills in judgment and decision-making,
Abilities in problem identification, reasoning, and to develop original ideas to solve problems.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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