Position Description: Under the general supervision of the Graduate Advising Supervisor, the incumbent serves as the Graduate Student and Admissions Advisor for the Department of Psychology's Ph.D. program. Primary responsibilities will involve coordinating the recruitment and admission process and serving as the primary contact for all prospective graduate students and their admissions related inquiries. Responsible for the articulation of UCLA-wide and degree-specific admissions requirements; coordinating the processing of graduate admissions applications and the application review process; and developing and maintaining the graduate admissions database using database management software; and assisting with recruitment and outreach events. The Advisor will facilitate the transition of entering students into graduate programs; take a lead role in coordinating new graduate student events, including campus-wide and department-specific graduate student orientation programs and workshops. Also responsible for processing first year funding for entering students using funds from multiple sources. The Advisor provides staff support to faculty committees responsible for admissions, recruitment, diversity issues, and fellowship awards. Coordinates the conference travel and recruitment reimbursement process. The Advisor also assists with student services programming and functions, including graduate student workshops; the fellowship awards application process; commencement ceremony; compiling and sending announcements; Summer Sessions administration; and supporting the academic apprentice, reader, and proctor hiring and administration. The Coordinator will supervise a work study student.
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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.