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The Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department embodies the university's tradition of excellence as a world-class leader in computer science and engineering education and research. Ranked in the top 20 nationwide, the department is dedicated to research, education and overall excellence.
CSE has approximately 73+ faculty FTE, 20+ professional researchers, 45+ staff in career/casual titles, 300+ tutors, and 135+ TAs. There are over 1,900 undergraduate students enrolled in 3 majors, with annual enrollments of 25,000+. The department has a graduate education program with over 800 students (~300 PhD students and over 500 Master's students).
Under the general supervision of the Undergraduate Affairs Manager, the Undergraduate Advisor is responsible for a wide scope of functions supporting the undergraduate program in the Computer Science and Engineering Department. The incumbent's responsibilities include participating in the short- and long-term planning for the degree program and the curriculum, academic advising and career counseling, student outreach/recruitment, and assisting with undergraduate scheduling and enrollment management. The Undergraduate Advisor is responsible for initiating resolution on problematic petitions and forms and working closely with the six undergraduate colleges, Financial Aid and Scholarships Office, University Extension, International Center, Registrar's Office, Student Business Services and other academic departments. The incumbent participates in the planning and implementation of student outreach and retention events, and the creation of informational materials including departmental web pages.
For complete application, cover letter required.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Proven experience in effectively counseling college student population to assist them in meeting educational, academic, and career goals.
Experience with event planning and organizing student outreach events, orientation, and open houses.
Interpersonal skills. Excellent interpersonal skills to interact professionally and effectively with a diverse population. Ability to interact with tact, patience and diplomacy in a variety of situations.
Multicultural competencies; ability to work with diverse populations.
Ability to multi-task; verbal and written communication skills. Ability to balance multiple, often conflicting, priorities with deadline constraints and numerous interruptions. Demonstrated ability to successfully follow multiple tasks through to completion.
Excellent verbal communication skills. Ability to express verbally one's position, plan of action, evaluation or interpretations in a professional, concise, and courteous manner.
Strong writing skills to independently compose correspondence, informational material, and web page content using correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, composition, text editing, and proofreading skills.
Knowledge of University processes and procedures. Knowledge of and/or ability to learn, interpret, and apply CSE and UCSD policies, procedures, rules and regulations related to undergraduate education, admissions, graduation, transfer, and enrollment.
Understanding of University rules and regulations.
Skills in service orientation, organization, active listening, and critical thinking.
Ability in problem identification and reasoning. Demonstrated effective problem-solving skills; ability to identify complex situations and recommend solutions. Ability to work with minimal direction and negotiate conflicts.
Demonstrated strong organizational skills. The ability to gather and synthesize large amounts of complex data to generate reports and make recommendations.
Demonstrated ability to exercise independent initiative and sound judgment within general guidelines, with the acumen and sensitivity to identify those decisions and activities which require higher level approval, consultation, and/or group collaboration.
Knowledge of University-specific computer application programs and pertinent databases. Demonstrated skill in using standard and specialized office co
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