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The Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology (CSDE) is a research and training center composed of 150+ faculty affiliates and 15 research and administration staff. Bringing together a diverse group of research interests focused around demography the Center is a fast-paced, ever changing environment. CSDE is seeking a Graduate Certificate Advisor to support our 75+ certificate students as they work towards completion of the Graduate Certificate in Demographic Methods.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Student (Academic) and Professional Development Advising
Advise students on course and grading requirements for CSDE certificate program
Enroll new students in the certificate program.
Assist students with the process of receiving course waivers
Assist students conduct their certificate audits and walk students through that process
Communication and Event Planning
Email the trainee listserv with information about job and fellowship opportunities as needed
Update the trainee data when students graduate, withdraw from the certificate, or go on leave.
Assist in distribution and data collection of annual Trainee/Alumni survey and keep the trainee webpages up to date.
Prepare for Fall Quarter “Lightning Talk” student presentations and event coordination.
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Communication, Education, Public Health, Business, or related field.
Three years of experience advising students in a higher education setting
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.
Ability to work productively in a fast-paced environment; strong initiative and follow-through
Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask over a variety of projects
Strong attention to detail
Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Strong adaptable writing skills: ability to communicate in diverse written formats and mediums, as well as to tune messages for a wide variety of audiences
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