Position Description: The Master of Quantitative Economics (MQE) is an innovative graduate degree program aimed at empowering students with the quantitative and analytical skills necessary to solve the challenges of today's business world. This fast-growing graduate degree program is seeking an energetic and student-focused graduate advisor to join our innovative team. This position will serve as a main resource for students enrolled in the Master of Quantitative Economics (MQE). The Graduate Advisor will develop, implement, modify policies and procedures for the efficient operation of student services, work closely with MQE leadership, Chair, and CAO on programmatic planning. Major duties include but are not limited to scheduling and enrollment, program admissions, and management of special events. Incumbent will direct and complete the admissions process and monitor acceptance rates for the current cycle and tracking purposes. As the main point of contact for prospective and incoming students, the graduate advisor will field questions, increase retention rates, and manage students' progress to degree. The graduate advisor will direct special programs and events, serve as program representative for public relations, support job placement, and compile historic admissions data for long term strategic planning. As a member of the MQE team, this position also takes an active role in supporting student recruitment, enrollment, student and career services. Furthermore, this position will advance the goals and priorities of the MQE program by providing support to the Chair of the Department and MQE Faculty Director in tracking student progress, issuing reports, producing market research summaries, writing memos and documents, and helping produce and keep track of MQE files and outcomes.
Special Instructions: The compensation for this position is the posted minimum and up to $66,000 per year plus UC's exceptional health, retirement, and recreational benefits. .
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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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.