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The Division of Extended Studies (DES) at UC San Diego is fully self-supporting, operating year-round (12 months of active instruction) with a budget of $47 million annually in primarily fee income. The unit has over 200 career employees, including academic, management, staff and executive, as well as represented and non-represented positions. Many casual or contract employees and student workers also serve in the organization. In addition, DES employs more than 1,000 active by-agreement instructors.
DES operates in 200,000 square feet of managed space, including a large off-campus classroom facility. The unit maintains a robust online learning platform, operating 24/7 with webcasting and video-conferencing capability. DES also has a strong web presence with e-commerce operating 24/7. There are over 60,000 enrollment transactions annually; 35,000 outreach certification transactions and 25,000 service transactions. DES supports a robust network of representatives, agents, and students (both residential and online) around the globe. Along with all of this, DES operates two television stations, a variety of public lecture programs and is active in federal, state, local, and private research and technical assistance programs and activities.
As of Fall 2020, the University has assumed ownership of a major downtown center for which DES is taking full financial and programming responsibility. The 66,000-square-foot building will support a rich mix of campus-based and community programs reflecting the teaching, research and public service mission of UC San Diego: classroom instruction, continuing education, arts and cultural performances, civic events and collaborative community projects.
The Senior Student Advisor, Career and Outreach Coordinator is a highly-experienced professional who provides counsel to students on the full-range of requirements and opportunities and provides career services for business and legal certificate students at UCSD Division of Extended Studies (DES). By cultivating relationships with industry leaders, professional associations, and relevant stakeholders, the Senior Student Advisor, Career and Outreach Coordinator contributes to the expansion of internship and employment opportunities for students.
Using skills as a seasoned, experienced Student Services professional, provides the full range of student services within an organization such as an academic department, school, or college. Independently advises students and resolves student services-related issues on the full range of academic issues inherent within the organization.
As the first point of contact for students and through close collaboration with the program director and other stakeholders, the Senior Student Advisor, Career and Outreach Coordinator plays a pivotal role in shaping long-term strategic plans and developing innovative student recruitment strategies. Beyond student support, this position also entails leveraging program alumni networks to establish enduring connections that benefit both the program and its future students through planning and attending outreach events. Periodic travel may be necessary to establish and cultivate relationships with clients, further bolstering the program's standing and outreach efforts.
Incumbent must be available for occasional early morning, evening and weekends and may be required to attend conferences / programs both locally and out-of-town, as requested. Some overtime during peak periods may be required.
This position offers a hybrid (remote/on-site) work arrangement.
A cover letter is optional, but strongly encouraged.
Demonstrated advanced knowledge of, and experience working in, counseling adult professionals and demonstrated ability to apply sophisticated academic advising concepts and experience to address intricate and complex student issues.
In-depth knowledge in Business and Legal Education Programs for adults.
Multicultural competencies; ability to work with diverse populations.
Experience in advising students regarding student life, financial assistance, study workload, student conduct, and other related issues.
Well-developed network within the local employer community, especially contacts within the business and legal community.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.